Goulston & Storrs has one of the largest, most diverse and most highly acclaimed Real Estate practices in the United States.
The firm is home to many nationally recognized attorneys, including members of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). Goulston & Storrs’ Real Estate practice has been top-tier ranked by Chambers USA for over a dozen consecutive years. Chambers states, "this superlative practice has the depth to offer clients assistance in a comprehensive array of real estate matters....a terrifically well-established firm with a wonderfully deep bench." They refer to the firm as "a prime real estate shop, one of the strongest in town.” "There aren't people who do real estate better."
Our Real Estate Practice serves clients through decades of experience in real estate development, entity formation, tax planning, acquisition, finance, leasing and environmental law. We provide legal service, advice and coordination for sophisticated real estate transactions involving entrepreneurs, institutions and public and private entities. The 135+ attorneys and 10+ paralegals in our Real Estate Practice have the judgment, experience, pragmatism and technical skill needed for the prompt implementation of complex real estate projects and transactions nationwide.
Goulston & Storrs counsels major regional and national developers, entrepreneurs, investment funds, REITS, property owners, and commercial tenants who regularly seek the advice, counsel and assistance of members of our Real Estate Practice to further their business objectives, locally, nationally and internationally. Regional and national real estate lenders and investors consistently look to Goulston & Storrs as counsel for their sophisticated debt and equity real estate investments including the structuring of syndicated and capital market transactions.
Goulston & Storrs regularly finds its Real Estate attorneys forming joint ventures and partnerships, addressing tax concerns and working with developers to obtain permits, approvals and debt and equity financing for retail, office, residential, industrial and hospitality projects. Our Real Estate lawyers are structuring loan and equity financing for project, syndicated and capital market transactions. Major retail and office tenants and landlords are seeing their leasing objectives obtained and protected in the drafting and negotiation of complex leases. Chambers USA recognizes Goulston & Storrs' Real Estate attorneys as "a notable and respected team with expertise across the whole real estate practice area....especially strong in zoning and land use matters."
Our service areas include:
- Affordable Housing and Economic Development
- Development, Land Use & Zoning
- International Investment in U.S. Real Estate
- Office & Life Sciences Leasing
- Public-Private Partnerships
- Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
- Real Estate Banking & Finance
- Real Estate Joint Ventures & Equity Investment
- Real Estate Litigation
- Retail Leasing
- Tax Credits
- Workouts and Restructuring