Experienced attorneys remove impediments to your project’s success
For real estate developers, the natural beauty of California, and especially the Bay Area, is a double-edged sword. Our location offers tremendous opportunity, prices are steep and there is always an element of risk. At Favaro, Lavezzo, Gill, Caretti & Heppell, PC in Vallejo and Fairfield-Suisun, we have the knowledge and experience to help developers navigate the complexities that arise. Whether you are planning to build a shopping mall, a condominium complex, an office park or an entertainment center, we provide trustworthy counsel, enabling you to make the best choices at each pivotal juncture. Drawing on decades of experience with high-value developments, we anticipate and clear legal impediments at every stage from concept to completion.
Trustworthy counsel for the commercial real estate and construction industries
Real estate development often requires strict attention to federal, state and local regulations. Missteps along the way mean delays and financial losses. Developers must also engage a variety of participants, from lenders to tradesmen, establishing clear expectations for performance.
To facilitate these complex projects, we assist our clients with a range of issues, including:
- Strategic planning
- Due diligence for site selection and transactions
- Site acquisition
- Lease arrangements
- Construction contracts
- Tax abatement
- State and federal permitting
- Local land use and zoning
- Regulatory compliance
- Supportive infrastructure
- Environmental matters
When you retain our real estate attorneys for your development, you get a seasoned team committed to maximizing your success.
Aggressive advocacy for when disputes threaten to stall your project
Real estate developments invariably have numerous moving parts and active participants. When a project hits a snag anywhere, that delay can cause a ripple effect that magnifies your risk. Common problems include allegations involving:
- Breach of contract
- Delays in financing
- Substandard performance by a contractor or material supplier
- Covenants and restrictions
- Boundary disputes
- Easement issues
- Eminent domain and reverse condemnation
- Permit delays or denials
- Hazardous materials remediation, cost recovery and liability
Our firm takes an aggressive approach to conflicts that threaten your project. When conflicts arise, we are adept at negotiating timely, cost-effective solutions to help get your project back on track promptly. When traditional negotiation fails, we often engage in mediation and arbitration, to avoid the time and expense of a trial. However, are strategic advocates who deliver skillful representation during litigation and hearings before government boards. As an established firm with strong community roots, you can rely on us to give you a full perspective on your legal options. Should the circumstances warrant, we will go to court in order to assert your rights and protect your interests.
Contact our real estate lawyers in Vallejo or Fairfield-Suisun for your commercial development
Favaro, Lavezzo, Gill, Caretti & Heppell, PC represents real estate developers throughout the North Bay on complex, high-value projects. We also represent clients engaged in real estate, regulatory and construction disputes. To learn more, call us today at 707-674-6057 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys.