Practice Areas


Results. That one, simple word best describes what Maddin Hauser's clients have come to expect from our Real Estate Practice Group. Whether assisting an experienced real estate developer in bringing a complex new commercial development to fruition, or simply negotiating a lease for a small retail shopkeeper, our clients expect and get the results they want. Maddin Hauser's results-oriented approach to real estate transactions is possible because sophisticated real estate transactions are at the very core of what we do at Maddin Hauser. Our Real Estate Practice Group attorneys make the most of their extensive, collective experience and expertise to ensure that our clients' goals are achieved effectively, efficiently and on time.

Our attorneys are skilled at more than just real estate law. We are experts in the business of real estate. It is our business acumen that adds real value for our clients. We understand "the deal" and how best to structure it. We provide critical input on the numbers that drive the deal.

Our expertise also extends to dealing with the financial markets. This added level of sophistication allows our Real Estate Practice Group to help clients achieve their financial objectives. Whether arranging and documenting bank financing, SBA loans or seller paper, or more complex funding sources such as Wall Street mortgage backed securities lenders, mezzanine financing, industrial revenue bonds and private equity syndications, we get results for our clients every day.

We represent buyers and sellers, borrowers and lenders, landlords and tenants, developers, title insurance companies, commercial real estate brokers, environmental consulting firms, surveyors, property managers and other real estate professionals. We have seen and handled virtually every side and angle of real estate transactions. Our expertise and flexibility adds real value for our clients.

Because real estate transactions proceed at the "speed of business", we use our common sense business acumen and an unsurpassed dedication to client service to help our clients achieve their transaction goals. From negotiation of a preliminary letter of intent to reviewing a final title insurance policy or resolving zoning issues, the firm's real estate attorneys help clients navigate and ease their way through every phase of a real estate transaction. Whether called upon to negotiate a creative solution to a difficult financing impasse or to assist in clearing regulatory or environmental hurdles, the Real Estate Practice Group aims to exceed expectations on time and on budget.

Some of the substantive categories of law practiced by our attorneys include:

  • Condemnation
  • Condominiums and cooperatives
  • Development
  • Environmental risk and remediation
  • Financing
  • Leasing
  • Partnerships and syndications
  • Property management
  • Property tax appeals
  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Tax abatements
  • Zoning and land use