Real Estate

Helping to build Long Island by setting a solid foundation in real estate law. Real Estate

Farrell Fritz has played an essential role in some of the largest, most complex real estate transactions on Long Island, New York, helping change the region from a “bedroom community” with a single major industry into a diverse, independent economic region. From shopping centers, office buildings and industrial complexes to housing for the elderly, our commercial real estate attorneys bring to each matter experience on all sides of the closing table, as well as a unique perspective on the region and its business community.

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Securing a substantial economic development package for a business start-up purchasing two Suffolk County, NY, buildings helped to start a solid relationship between the growing...

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Acquisitions, Sales and Development

Representing buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, and brokers and developers, we use our insight and experience to offer creative strategies to successfully resolve the complex issues that so often arise in real estate transactions. Our practice encompasses all the issues of development, zoning, construction, purchasing, selling and leasing of real property.

Real Estate Finance

Our real estate attorneys represent buyers as well as lenders – including banking institutions and nonbank institutional lenders – in structuring, documenting and closing an array of transactions, including acquisition, construction and project financing, industrial and housing development credit enhancements and bond placements, loan syndications and participations, and Section 1031 exchange financing. We also represent real estate developers, investors and owners in a wide range of transactions, both locally and nationally, from traditional commercial mortgage loans to complex debt-equity conversions, including mortgage conduit loans, industrial development bond issuances, construction loans, sale-leasebacks, joint ventures and other financing arrangements.


We successfully prepare and negotiate all types of commercial and residential leases, including shopping center, mall and other store leasing, single-user and multi-tenanted office, industrial, residential and mixed-use building leases. Farrell Fritz represents a wide range of landlords and tenants, from the independent retail store or business operator to major institutions, regional and national businesses and landlords. Our commercial real estate attorneys are actively involved in leasing many buildings and shopping centers in the New York metropolitan area and also coordinating the review and negotiation of leases for major retail chain tenants on a regional or national basis.