Real Estate, Redevelopment, and Land Use
Our firm represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. We counsel and advise clients on the sale and acquisition, financing, leasing, construction and use and development of commercial real property. We also represent clients in obtaining all necessary land use approvals and permits from local, state and county government agencies in connection with the use and development of their properties.
Our firm’s real estate services include pre-contract due diligence and investigation; entity formation and structuring; preparation and negotiation of contracts of sale, leases, construction agreements and financing documents; resolution of title and survey issues; preparation of closing instruments and representation at closings.
Our firm’s zoning and land use practice represents clients in proceedings throughout the State of New Jersey, in matters involving redevelopment, subdivisions, zoning changes, use variances, site plan approvals, condemnation proceedings and various other applications for development. Our zoning and land use clients include Fortune 500 companies, well known national and regional businesses, real estate developers, government agencies and individual property owners. Gerald R. Salerno has represented various municipal agencies as zoning counsel and as special redevelopment counsel. Additionally, he has served as counsel for developers in all phases of the redevelopment process, including securing approvals, negotiating redevelopment and financial agreements, and preparing construction contracts for the redevelopment project.