Real Estate Practice

We offer practical real estate counsel

Danziger & Markhoff LLP's Real Estate department represents clients in a broad range of real estate transactions in both New York and Connecticut. Our real estate attorneys have the depth and breadth of experience to deliver practical and efficient legal services for our real estate clients. Our key areas of experience:

  • Acquisition financing and refinancing
  • Contract negotiation
  • Leasing
  • Purchases and sales
  • Structuring of ownership entities


We advise building owners and tenants on a wide variety of commercial leasing matters. Our experience includes:

  • Preparing and negotiating complex commercial office and ground leases
  • Structuring sale/leaseback transactions
  • Negotiating and drafting real estate brokerage commission and listing agreements
  • Negotiating architectural and construction contracts for tenant improvements, with significant expertise in representing healthcare clients with respect to construction of medical and dental offices, ambulatory surgery centers and diagnostic and therapeutic radiology facilities

Residential Purchases and Sales

Our real estate lawyers have significant experience counseling clients on the purchase and sale of commercial properties, including:

  • Preparing option agreements for the sale, purchase, or exchange of property
  • Preparing purchase and sale agreements and conveyancing documents
  • Preparing related purchase-money financing and sale-leaseback documentation
  • Advising on third-party loan documents
  • Responding to due diligence and underwriting inquiries

Case Study:
Reading the Contract’s Fine Print Reduces
Client’s Risk

Opportunity: Client is contemplating selling his business. The term of the lease for his office premises is expiring soon.
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