11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 607, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852

Experienced DC Area Lawyer Handles Commercial Real Estate Issues

Knowledgeable attorney assists clients throughout the Washington, D.C., area

Managing property issues correctly is crucial to the successful operation of any business. Whether you’re searching for a first office or looking to build a large-scale development, an experienced attorney can help you avoid pitfalls and maximize the value of your investment. At the Law Offices of Arthur F. Lafionatis, P.C., we represent developers, construction firms, financial institutions and other clients in commercial real estate matters. Serving clients in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia, we provide a unique blend of legal knowledge, practical advice and personalized counsel. With more than 35 years of legal practice in this area, attorney Arthur Lafionatis can resolve any problems that arise and guide you to a favorable result.

Regional firm provides comprehensive counsel on commercial real estate transactions

Throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, our firm handles purchases, sales and leases for commercial properties. We deliver informed counsel on each aspect of these proceedings, including:

  • Contract drafting and review — A real estate contract that’s not sound can hamper a business and even lead to its demise. For all types of companies, our firm reviews, drafts, negotiates and executes purchase and sale agreements and construction related contracts that clearly outline each party’s rights and obligations.
  • Entity Creation-The creation and structuring of single purpose entities to own and operate individual real estate projects is essential to the long term success of both the project and the overall business operations.  We offer our years of experience to advise on the structure of ownership entities and operating companies and prepare the documentation needed to protect all parties involved.
  • Leases — We represent property owners and tenants in all types of commercial lease matters. Our focus on each client’s specific needs enables us to negotiate agreements that suit their business and foster growth.
  • Closings — Finalizing a real estate transaction requires detailed attention to protect the rights of each party. We communicate thoroughly with clients to explain each aspect of the closing process and avert unpleasant surprises.

No matter how complex your development, office, industrial or commercial real estate challenge is, you can trust us to provide the highest levels of representation and service. Attorney Arthur Lafionatis has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, a recognition of his legal ability and ethics by attorneys familiar with his work.

Accomplished adviser develops complex financing and mortgage instruments

Our firm’s extensive knowledge of commercial lending and property matters gives clients an advantage when financing a real estate transaction. We structure simple and complex deals on behalf of developers, investors and lenders. If you seek assistance with a construction loan, mortgage, mezzanine agreement or some other financial instrument, attorney Arthur Lafionatis can create, negotiate and execute a financial instrument tailored to your situation and goals.