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Real Estate

The depth and breadth of experience among the attorneys in the real estate practice group at Gibbs Giden enables the firm to provide a wide range of sophisticated legal services in matters involving real property. Since 1978, we have been involved in thousands of real property transactions throughout California and Nevada, from large commercial and residential developments, to retail and industrial properties, to everything in between.

We work closely and collaboratively with all players involved in a transaction – lenders, brokers, developers, contractors, local governments and zoning boards. Our focus is on protecting and enhancing the value of our clients’ investment, removing obstacles to profitable transactions so that they can be consummated efficiently and resolving disputes in a manner that best serves our clients’ interests.

Providing Seasoned Legal Representation on a Range of Real Estate Matters

Gibbs Giden’s real estate attorneys leverage decades of real property experience to assist clients in all matters that intersect with the needs of real property owners, investors, buyers, and sellers as well as those who work with them. We provide seasoned counsel and representation on matters involving:

  • Build-outs
  • Buying and selling
  • Development contracts
  • Environmental issues
  • Engineering, procurement and construction contracts
  • Construction financing
  • Purchase financing
  • Sale and leaseback transactions
  • 1031 and other tax-deferred exchanges
  • Joint ventures, REITs and other investment structures
  • Leases
  • Licensing
  • Lending and financing
  • Partitions, easements and right of ways
  • Property management agreements
  • Zoning and land use matters

When disputes involving real estate arise, Gibbs Giden’s real estate attorneys also bring an effective combination of experience, ingenuity, and thorough analysis to assist clients in resolving those disputes. Gibbs Giden’s real estate team has considerable experience litigating every type of real estate dispute, including those involving:

  • Purchase/sale contracts and options
  • Disposition of escrowed proceeds
  • Condominium and homeowners’ associations
  • Broker’s liability claims
  • Landlord/tenant
  • Land use and zoning issues
  • Environmental issues
  • Easements
  • Title defects
  • Lien resolution
  • Unlawful detainers
  • Casualty losses
  • Subsidence issues
  • Boundary disputes
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Condemnation/eminent domain
  • Judicial and non-judicial foreclosures
  • Management and operating agreement disputes
  • Partnership disputes

Consult With Our Attorneys Regarding Real Estate Transactions and Disputes

Whether we are shepherding a successful real estate transaction or working to resolve disputes which have clouded a once-promising deal, Gibbs Giden’s real estate attorneys share a commitment to serving real estate clients with efficiency, responsiveness and professionalism, always keeping our clients’ needs and goals at the forefront. To schedule a consultation, please call our Los Angeles office at 310-552-3400, our Irvine office at 949-287-8044 or our Las Vegas office at 702-836-9800, or contact us online.