Real estate law governs who may own and use the land. This simple concept includes a wide range of different legal disciplines.

Real Estate and Property Law covers an extensive legal area, which is regulated by federal and state statutes, as well as common law.

Recognizing that real estate issues often require local resources and expertise in many other areas of the law, Messina & Hankin cross-disciplinary teams according to clients’ needs. The team works effectively and efficiently across borders, jurisdictions and practice areas drawing upon expertise in specialty areas such as tax, litigation, insolvency and regulatory law.

Messina & Hankin’s Real Estate Practice has been involved in numerous landmark real estate finance, private equity and development transactions, advising on:

  • Financing
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions of real estate based businesses
  • Project Developments
  • Land Use

Timely negotiation and dispute resolution may mean the difference between a successful project and no project.

Messina & Hankin’s regional Real Estate attorneys assist a variety of real estate clients including developers, contractors, lenders and real estate managers we offer knowledge in real estate and construction transactions as well as economic development, governmental relations, energy, licensing and contractual disputes. Whether your current legal issue pertains to a single community or spans several states, our attorneys help you move forward with knowledgeable, local representation.

Representation includes all types of real estate sales and acquisitions, secured transactions, property development, commercial leasing, and all other aspects of real property and related finance law. Our attorneys provide analysis, advice and counsel regarding the structuring of real estate transactions and related financing arrangements, including mortgage and other secured transactions.