Michigan Commercial Real Estate Attorneys
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Commercial Real Estate Lawyers in Michigan
Commercial real estate can be complicated for people who are not well versed in commercial real estate law. Having an experienced commercial real estate lawyer on your side will help you save time, money, and stress when navigating any issue that involves commercial real estate.
At Hirzel Law, PLC, our team of commercial real estate lawyers has comprehensive experience in managing commercial real estate matters. Our attorneys are committed to providing our clients in with reliable legal advice and representation for commercial real estate transactions. When you need dependable legal advice on any dispute or transaction, our skilled commercial real estate lawyers are ready to represent your best interests.
What is Commercial Real Estate?
Commercial real estate properties are designed to make money. Commercial properties range from small retail businesses to full-scale manufacturing plants.
Though it is not abnormal for commercial property owners to run businesses out of their own real estate investments, it is much more common for an owner to rent out space to someone else. The rent a tenant pays to the owner becomes that owner’s income.
Commercial property can be used in creative ways to generate income for both its owner and its tenant. To make things simpler, commercial real estate is typically categorized into six different areas:
- Special Purpose
Housing includes multi-family units, such as apartment complexes or duplexes. Hotel properties are similar, but they are designed for temporary living and tend to offer amenities to make the person’s stay more pleasant. These can range from small, affordably priced motels to casinos and even resorts.
Do I Need a Commercial Real Estate Lawyer?
Commercial real estate lawyers work to protect individuals and companies from financial pitfalls when buying or selling property. Most home buyers rely on a realtor to ensure the legal details of the contract are handled by a reputable attorney. Business owners, on the other hand, should make it a priority to carefully select an experienced commercial real estate lawyer when buying or selling commercial buildings, leasing retail space, starting construction and development projects, resolving zoning issues, and other types of commercial property transactions.
The commercial real estate lawyers at Hirzel Law represent developers in connection with land purchases and sales and the resulting commercial developments. These projects involve mixed use developments and commercial uses. We assist clients in the initial development and construction of the project, financing, obtaining permits, an analysis of zoning requirements and drafting and entering construction contracts. After the initial buildout is complete, we assist clients with the next phase of the development, including drafting letters of intent, negotiating leases, and reviewing guarantees, promissory notes, and assignments of leases. Once development is complete, we can assist clients in protecting their investment in the project through eviction proceedings and enforcement actions.
If you are a Michigan commercial real estate developer, look to Hirzel Law’s commercial real estate lawyers for sound advice and understanding on all issues regarding land purchases, sales, and commercial development. We are prepared to help with the initial planning and development stages for commercial real estate projects, including the drafting of construction contracts and zoning compliance.
Our real estate lawyers are highly skilled in acquiring required permits and lease agreements for commercial property, as well as:
- Construction Contracts
- Construction Liens
- Construction Litigation
- Due Diligence
- Estoppel Letters
- Insurance Analysis
- Land use and zoning requirements
- Letters of intent
- Promissory Notes and Guarantees
- Purchase Agreements
Why Hire a Michigan Commercial Real Estate Attorney?
Any commercial deal without commercial real estate attorneys is high-risk for litigation. When making deals where state codes, regulations, and hidden agendas come into play, every large agreement should be overseen by a qualified attorney with an expertise in commercial real estate. Here are some reasons why you need to hire a commercial real estate law firm:
- Protect your interests
- Oversee all paperwork
- Handle Contracts
- Save You Time
- Negotiate For You
- Extensive understanding of the laws
- Conduct inspections
- Provide legal assistance
- Provide you peace of mind
The Hirzel Law commercial real estate lawyers have experience representing buyers, sellers, agents, brokers, governments, owners, developers, lenders, landlords, tenants, investors, contractors and title insurance companies and their insureds in a wide variety of real property litigation matters, including mortgage and tax foreclosures, eminent domain, construction liens, title insurance claims, boundary and easement disputes, brokerage commission disputes, and specific performance of purchase agreements. We understand that resolving disputes in a practical and timely manner is important in the real estate industry, where commercial real estate transactions typically occur within a short time frame. For that reason, our commercial real estate lawyers strive to provide our clients with quick and decisive resolutions.
Contact A Hirzel Law Commercial Real Estate Lawyer Today
Here at Hirzel Law, PLC, our commercial real estate attorneys have the experience, resources, and trial skills necessary to achieve the best possible outcome for your commercial real estate matter in Michigan. Our attorneys are committed to providing our clients the highest quality legal representation, emphasizing outstanding client service to meet their needs.
Our dedication to providing tailored solutions to help our clients achieve their goals has earned our attorneys numerous awards, including recognition from Michigan Top Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and the Detroit Free Press “Best of The Best” law firm.
No matter the complexity of your case, our experienced commercial real estate lawyers at Hirzel Law are ready to serve your legal needs and achieve the best possible solutions for your commercial real estate matter.
Contact Hirzel Law online or call 248-986-2921 (Farmington) or 231-486-5600 (Traverse City) or 616-319-9964 (Grand Rapids office) to see how our Michigan commercial real estate attorneys can help with issues that arise on your Michigan property.