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We have been real estate diligence counsel for more than 120 properties in national retail sale-leaseback transactions, have been lead diligence review counsel for a portfolio of 60 loans secured by real estate deals around the country, and have been closing counsel for more than 120 assets held on master repurchase agreement lending lines. 

We also act as lead lease review counsel for acquisitions of multistate GSA asset pools, handle national leasing work for several franchises and national retail tenants, and represent dozens of real estate developer clients related to buying, developing, financing, managing and selling commercial, multifamily, hospitality, assisted living, mixed use, and other asset classes. 

We counsel on loan originations, securitizations, and master repurchase agreements for national financial institutions and institutional lenders.

We also represent real estate developers, asset managers, and advisors; deal sponsors, syndicators, and promoters; institutional and entrepreneurial investors; and REITs, private equity funds, issuers, and underwriters. Our clients include national and regional retailers and restaurants and general and specialty contractors and subcontractors. 

Our lawyers are experienced across industries including healthcare, retail, restaurants, resorts and master planned communities, hospitality, and leisure, and we work with timber and forest products industry clients including agribusinesses, farm credit banks, mills, and manufacturers. 

We pride ourselves on our Interdisciplinary team and collaborative approach with more than 75 attorneys in the real estate group who handle regional and national deal work around the country.  

Our attorney team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for real estate development and finance companies and general contractors. Our clients also have access to the broader Nelson Mullins platform allowing for an integrated approach to environmental, insurance, banking and financial services, litigation, e-discovery and information governance, bankruptcy and restructuring, government relations, and tax transactions.

We understand the real estate business environment allowing us to develop creative solutions to fix problems. Our experience with large volume deal flow and related time pressures helps us identify and advise on business risks, counsel on regulatory and compliance issues, and implement measures to address cost sensitivities and desire for budget predictability.

  • Practical business mindset and experience
  • Multi-disciplinary team
  • Cost efficiency and budget predictability through flat/capped legal fee engagement structures
  • Deep knowledge of our local markets
  • Long-standing industry relationships with developers, retailers, brokers, and lenders

The Nelson Mullins real estate team has the experience, deep bench, and industry relationships to help facilitate and close real estate transactions.