Practice Areas

Real Estate

Sherin and Lodgen’s real estate bench is one of the deepest in New England and assists clients in the full range of real estate matters. We have handled almost every type of real estate transaction imaginable. Our experience includes acquisition, disposition, development, land use planning and permitting, public-private projects, leasing on behalf of owners and tenants, title review, construction and design contracts, ground and air rights leasing, and financing. Our real estate attorneys strive to understand the business challenges of the transaction, combining sophisticated legal acumen with practical insights.


Our Real Estate Department has been ranked both nationally and locally by U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Law Firms” and is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Real Estate law.

Sherin and Lodgen has been my go-to legal firm for all of our Real Estate related needs including sales and acquisitions, financing, leasing, environmental, and partnership related agreements. They are a well-rounded firm that has the ability to efficiently and cost-effectively allocate all matters among the appropriate experts in their fields. They have continually been highly responsive and efficient with an apt understanding of the ultimate business principals underlying any transaction.

U.S. News and World Reports Best Law Firms Client Reference

Our real estate attorneys are versed in the full range of real estate services including:

Our real estate clients include:

  • Banks
  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Landlords
  • Property managers
  • Public agencies and municipalities
  • Tenants


  • BlueHub Capital
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
  • Cambridge Savings Bank
  • CEA Group, Inc.
  • Crosspoint Associates
  • Citizens Bank
  • Distinctive Hospitality Group
  • Eastern Bank
  • Finard Properties
  • First Highland Management & Development
  • Giant Food Stores, LLC and Giant of Maryland, LLC
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Jiten Hotel Management
  • KeyPoint Partners
  • Massachusetts Department of Transportation
  • Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Rafi Properties
  • The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
  • Union Bank & Trust Company

Congratulations to our client, STAG Industrial Inc., on the acquisition of Birmingham, Alabama industrial complex

By Sherin and Lodgen on January 21, 2021
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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, STAG Industrial (“the Company”) on its purchase of an industrial complex in Birmingham, Alabama,...

Congratulations to our client, STAG Industrial, on sale of one million square foot facility in Burlington, New Jersey

By Sherin and Lodgen on January 07, 2021
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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, STAG Industrial (“the Company”), on closing the sale of its one million square foot...

Sherin and Lodgen represents Needham Bank in Main Street Lending Loan

By Sherin and Lodgen on January 07, 2021
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Sherin and Lodgen represented Needham Bank in a $20 million commercial loan to a national live entertainment company. The loan...

Sherin and Lodgen represents First Highland Management in the sale of Boston Dedham Commerce Park

By Sherin and Lodgen on December 02, 2020
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Sherin and Lodgen represented an affiliate of First Highland Management and Development Corp. in the $76 million sale of the...

Sherin and Lodgen attorneys serve as editors and contributing authors for the MCLE Manual on “Lease Drafting in Massachusetts”

By Sherin and Lodgen on October 26, 2020
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Seven Sherin and Lodgen attorneys contributed to the update of the fourth edition of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)...