Seller Due Diligence in Commercial Property Sales: Premise Liability, Zoning Permits, Construction Liens
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will answer concerns that real estate counsel must consider when representing sellers in real estate transactions. The panel will address the issues that sellers often overlook, which may position sellers to minimize liabilities and have greater flexibility to move on from deals with minimal costs if a sale fails to close. The panel will delve into premise liability and third-party contractors that assess the property, zoning and permitting issues, and how to handle construction liens.
- Due diligence from seller perspective
- Premises liability
- Third-party contractors
- Restricted use
- Construction liens
- Premises liability
The panel will review these and other important topics:
- What considerations should a seller have when entering a real estate transaction?
- How can liability insurance mitigate the risk of third-party contractors damaging the property?
- What risks are associated with permitting or zoning property before closing a transaction?
- How can sellers protect property from construction liens while selling the property?
Founder and Principal
Tomlin Law NYC
Mr. Tomlin's practice focuses on commercial real estate, corporate structuring, and business transactions. His... | Read More
Mr. Tomlin's practice focuses on commercial real estate, corporate structuring, and business transactions. His combined engineering and legal experience has allowed him to develop a niche in carrying out due diligence and risk analysis on behalf of real estate investors and developers and then, if necessary, to negotiate and close the deal. Before becoming an attorney, he practiced as a professional engineer. He is also one of the few attorneys in the U.S. with an engineering background and is accredited as LEED(R) AP through the Green Building Council. He can guide clients through the legal issues associated with sustainable green building and construction. His unique background is an asset on projects through legal and technical analysis of engineering and construction documentation, clearance of title issues, survey and zoning review, examination of environmental assessments and remediation reports, coordination of consultants, and liaison with government agencies. His due diligence experience includes outside counsel to real estate investors in their analysis of target properties; lead due diligence counsel for large publicly traded REIT in a wide range of transactions, including design-build projects and the acquisition of institutional buildings; due diligence for a large national franchisee of over 350 restaurants, including legal site development issues for construction of new restaurants and environmental risk analysis for multi-state sale-leaseback transactions. He also assists his clients with the negotiation of a wide range of sophisticated real estate documentation to address the legal issues raised during due diligence for projects, including development services agreements, industrial park covenants and restrictions, drainage and utility easements, and environmental and engineering risk provisions in joint venture development contracts.Close
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