Real Estate Law
Since its inception in 1924,
Carson Messinger has been deeply involved in all aspects of Arizona real estate,
including acquisition and disposition, development, financing, leasing, loan
workouts and foreclosure, and real estate litigation.
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Carson Messinger's real
estate practice group reflects the strength, diversity and sophistication of the
firm at large. Our lawyers offer years of experience in providing practical
advice in simple and very complex real estate transactions. We have a 90-year
tradition of accessibility, responsiveness, and commitment to excellence in
satisfying our clients' expectations.
To satisfy your needs, we
assemble the right mix of skills and experience to create a solid, knowledgeable
team that works closely, as necessary, with the firm's other practice areas,
such as our Corporate and Business Law, Banking and Financial Services Law, and
Litigation practice groups.
broad-based experience in real estate and related matters allows us to advise
you in all phases of a complex commercial real estate project, including:
Disposition. We regularly represent corporate, institutional and
individual investors and developers in the acquisition and sale of
commercial, industrial and residential subdivisions and multi-family
residential properties. We work closely with clients and consultants in
analyzing properties and addressing issues that arise in connection with
real estate transactions.
Development. Carson Messinger's attorneys represent large and small
developers in the development, subdivision and construction of projects
located throughout the Southwest and elsewhere. Office buildings, office
parks, shopping centers, industrial projects, residential subdivisions,
mixed-use and re-use developments, and multi-family rental housing are just
a few examples of the kinds of projects where Carson Messinger's experience
and familiarity with local, state and federal regulatory issues have made
important contributions to the success of our clients.
Financing. We represent regional and national banking institutions,
pension funds, insurance companies and other financial institutions in a
variety of financing and credit arrangements. We also represent borrowers,
including individuals, partnerships, corporations, LLCs and non-profit
institutions. Carson Messinger can assist in structuring complex loan
participation, construction loans, and publicly subsidized financing as well
as more conventional financing.
Leasing. Carson Messinger's commercial leasing practice extends from
routine leases of office and retail space to complex office, industrial and
shopping center leases. We monitor the latest legal and market developments
to help ensure the highest quality representation for commercial landlords
Loan Workout and
Foreclosure. We handle numerous loan foreclosures for both commercial
and residential properties. Our clients include private investors, public
banks and private financial institutions. Along with prosecuting mortgage
foreclosures for our clients, we track the foreclosure process all the way
to the public auction to protect our clients' financial interests. In the
course of these matters, Carson Messinger regularly advises clients on
lender liability issues and environmental and bankruptcy concerns.
Litigation. Carson Messinger offers seasoned experience in litigating
real estate disputes involving a broad range of issues, including: adverse
possession and prescriptive easements; purchase and sale contracts;
commercial leases; design and construction defects; property tax
assessments; eminent domain; broker liability; prosecuting and defending
eviction actions; lender liability; title insurance and escrow liability;
boundary disputes; and easements.
In every instance, our
goal is the same: to provide the finest, most cost-effective service for the
property owners, sellers, buyers, developers and investors, lenders, borrowers,
landlords and tenants who entrust their legal disputes to us.
Real Estate Clients:
Canyon State Oil
Company, Inc.; Kitchell Development Company; McKellips Land Corporation; Russ
Lyon Sotheby's International Realty; Russell Sigler, Inc.; Sonoran Pacific
Resources; Star Plastering, Inc.; Title Resources Guaranty Company; Troon Golf,