Legal Services

Real Estate

Kerr Russell possesses substantive experience across the entire spectrum of real estate law. We assist clients in all types of real estate matters, ranging from transactions to litigation.  Our attorneys handle legal matters arising in the context of commercial, industrial, retail, automotive and residential projects.

Clients can rely on Kerr Russell at each stage of the transaction. We prepare applications and documentation necessary for securing financing, perform due diligence investigations, and negotiate transaction documents, including development, construction and leasing agreements. Our real estate transaction team assists in resolving all manner of real estate challenges, including distressed property situations, environmental issues, and title anomalies. 

When real estate disputes cannot be resolved by mutual agreement, we draw on the resources of our experienced litigation group in vigorously defending our clients’ interests and attaining their ultimate goals.

We assist our clients with any and all of their real estate needs, including: 

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Retail, commercial and residential leases for both landlords and tenants
  • Development of office, industrial, shopping center and research buildings and parks
  • Automotive research and development facilities and parts distribution centers
  • Hospital, health care and physician facilities
  • Construction claims, liens and foreclosures
  • Planning and subdivision activities
  • Zoning, building and use restrictions and other land use limitations
  • Environmental regulations, sanctions and compliance
  • Mortgages, liens, easements, rights-of-way and other encumbrances
  • Construction and development contracting
  • Taxation and special assessments, including tax abatement and revenue bond financing
  • Tax increment financing and tax credits
  • State economic development grants for infrastructure improvements
  • Oil, gas and mineral rights
  • Survey, architectural, engineering and other design professional liability
  • Condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners associations
  • Title and boundary disputes
  • Condemnation 
  • Entity formation
  • Historic sites and structures
  • Property management issues
  • Broker agreements
  • Economic Development Incentives
  • Affordable Housing
Main Office - Detroit T 313.961.0200
Troy T 248.740.9820
China T +86 21 20501851