REAL ESTATE PRACTICE

Our team of talented real estate attorneys diligently advise purchasers and sellers, landlords and tenants, contractors and developers, as well as management companies concerning varied real estate interests in and around the New York City area.

LITIGATION – Woods Lonergan PLLC maintains a sophisticated commercial and residential real estate litigation practice with an impressive record of favorable results in highly contentious ownership and land use disputes. We have successfully prosecuted and defended hundreds of real estate litigation matters, including the following:

  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Foreclosure Matters
  • Partition Actions
  • Landlord/Tenant Actions
  • Fraudulent Conveyances
  • Easement Disputes
  • Title Defects & Insurance Litigation
  • Zoning & Land Use Disputes
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Other Breaches of Contract


ACQUISITIONS, SALES & LEASING – Our team approach permits time-sensitive, practical solutions to your most complex problems. Our decades of experience in the NYC real estate market allows us to mobilize quickly and get our clients’ deals done. We have assisted our clients in acquiring and selling office buildings, mixed-use projects, hotels, residential, industrial and warehouse facilities, shopping centers, and luxury properties.

We also negotiate leases for every kind of commercial property and have assisted hundreds of clients negotiate leased space across all asset classes in New York. We are experienced in all varieties of leasing arrangements, including sale leasebacks, ground leases, build-to-suit leases, large and small office leases, and retail and restaurant leases.


DEVELOPMENT – Our lawyers have extensive experience advising and assisting developers, owners and investors on a wide range of development and redevelopment projects in the New York City area. Our real estate team works closely with the business and corporate practice in structuring and negotiating complex and sophisticated real estate joint venture agreements for the acquisition, ownership, financing, development and operation of properties in all real estate asset classes.


CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS – Construction professionals confront complex and multi-faceted issues throughout the course of developing and maintaining a business. Our experienced attorneys understand, and we frequently offer clients an array of options and proceed as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Our firm has significant experience in the following areas:

  • Construction Contracts
  • Owner Disputes
  • Mechanic Liens – Enforcement and Removal
  • Construction Defects (elevator, roofing, plumbing, electrical, siding)
  • Contract Disputes
  • Property Boundary Disputes
  • Easements
  • Construction Design

In order to advance and protect your rights, we can provide assistance in settlement negotiations and aggressive courtroom representation. This area of law often involves multiple parties and diversified properties, and our attorneys have experience in every step of the process. We have represented purchasers and sellers in their construction ventures, whether they are utilizing the real property for commercial, industrial or retail use.

Many construction disputes are resolved through alternative dispute resolution methods that require extensive experience to successfully prosecute or defend. Our team is experienced in handling complex multiparty claims in arbitration, mediation, and dispute review boards, including with the American Arbitration Association.

Please contact us for further information to see how we can assist you in any real estate matter.