Bruce M. Soares
The attorneys of Black McCuskey have extensive skill and experience in real estate law matters and related lending issues, ranging from the sale or purchase of residential real estate to the syndication of limited partnerships for purposes of major land acquisition and development. We are well known for our aggressive and creative approach to the avoidance and solution of real estate legal problems.
One of the strengths of the firm’s real estate development & finance law and lending practice, is the ability of our attorneys to relate their knowledge of business, commercial, environmental, taxation and other legal areas, to real estate and lending transactions.
Our real estate clients include major property developers, investors and syndicators and national, regional and local institutional lenders, contractors, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts and trustees, governmental agencies, universities and colleges, non-profit organizations, architects, title companies and medical centers.
A wholly-owned Black McCuskey subsidiary, American Title Associates Agency, Inc., ably assists the firm in representing clients in real estate and mortgage lending matters. American Title is an authorized agent for and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and First American Title Insurance Company. The title examiners and staff of American Title are readily available to our attorneys to perform title examinations, obtain title records and provide title insurance which greatly assists in facilitating real estate and lending transactions.
Includes all areas of real estate issues and transactions, including purchase, sale, development, construction, leasing, operation, financing, title review and protection:
- Apartment complexes
- Commercial and industrial development
- Condominium development
- Condominium conversion
- Construction contracts
- Institutional lender representation
- Joint ventures
- Lease negotiation and preparation
- Loan workouts and foreclosures
- Office buildings
- Oil, gas and natural resources law
- Partnerships and syndications
- Public and private financing
- Real estate services and investment
- Sale and purchase contracts
- Shopping centers
- Site and easement acquisition
- Small Business Administration loans
- Tax abatement
- Title insurance and protection
- Real estate trusts
- Zoning and land use planning