Commercial Real Estate

The attorneys at Sherrow Marshall Schrader, PSC handle all aspects of commercial real estate. We provide you with effective, skillful representation and assist companies with sales, leases and financing.  We can guide you through the process of negotiating, drafting and revising real estate contracts, closing complex real estate transactions and providing title insurance as well as complex title issue resolution.  Let us use our knowledge and experience to help you.

Why Involve a Real Estate Attorney?

Commercial real estate attorneys are essential throughout the acquisition of non-residential property. They advise clients on legal issues that may be involved in the property transaction. They review zoning ordinances, purchase agreements, mortgage information as well as closing documents. When necessary, an attorney will often negotiate contracts to their clients’ best advantage. What else?

  • Attorneys are necessary in commercial leasing situations to draft lease documents, represent building owners in tenant disputes, and providing counsel on lease violations and tenant evictions
  • Attorneys are necessary for property and probate administration, as well as other areas of corporate estate planning
  • When foreclosure is threatened on a property, commercial real estate lawyers advise their clients on ways to retain as much equity in their buildings as possible during a difficult process
  • Commercial real estate attorneys represent their clients in construction-related disputes, property defects, construction accidents as well as mechanic’s lien situations

Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Our thorough transactional attorneys conduct all commercial real estate business meticulously and with methodical attention to all the important details. With our extensive preparation and commercial knowledge supporting your commercial real estate transactions, you can be confident that your investment is secure. The real estate transactions we can handle for your business include:


  • Commercial real estate closings
  • Construction and build-outs
  • Easements and restrictions
  • Financing and mortgages
  • Leasing contracts
  • Land-use and zoning
  • Sales contracts drafting and review

Commercial Real Estate Disputes

More than just a place to conduct business, your office space can be an essential part of your business value. Disputes over property can profoundly affect your business by interrupting your operations and threatening the security of your business location. Our commanding litigators use their imposing courtroom presence and specialized commercial knowledge to protect your business property investments in contentious situations such as eminent domain seizures, landlord-tenant disagreements, easement conflicts and incorrect zoning decisions.

Commercial Real Estate Mediation And Negotiation

Commercial real estate contracts often include a clause requiring that disputes enter arbitration. Absent an arbitration clause, mediation can be used effectively to preserve business relationships. When mediation is required by contract or otherwise advantageous to your business, our skilled mediators guide negotiations towards equitable solutions that serve your needs.

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