Real Estate Development and Construction
Complex issues exist in every real estate and construction project. Houston Taylor provides experienced practical advice and representation to owners, developers, investors, lenders and contractors in the real estate development and construction industry. We have the industry and legal expertise and experience necessary to efficiently identify issues of concern, provide practical and informed advice, and effectively represent you in all aspects of this complex area.
We provide a wide range of transactional services involved with the commercial real estate and development process, including acquisition, development, land use and government relations, financing, environmental compliance and mitigation, leasing, disposition and workouts. We also regularly assist owner operators or property managers with the day to day operational issues related to their current asset portfolio.
We also provide transactional services relating to the construction process including, project formation and delivery structuring, negotiation of construction contract documents, identifying and analyzing project risks allocation, procuring and pursuing claims for construction projects, dispute resolution and compliance with applicable legal, zoning and land use matters. We also regularly assist our contractor clients with day to day issues that arise in their operations, including issues related to liens, payments, defaults and delays, project changes, labor and employment, indemnification and project close-out.
Our industry experience and extensive work in this area enables us to accomplish our clients’ objectives effectively and efficiently.