Commercial Real Estate Law
In real estate matters, CWM is acknowledged, both within and outside the legal profession, to be one of the leading providers of legal services in Hampton Roads. This work includes negotiated acquisition and disposition real estate services for political subdivisions; real estate transactions for corporate, bank and individual clients; serving as bank review counsel for large commercial loan transactions; handling Small Business Administration loan closings; and undertaking title examinations and certifications. The Commercial Real Estate Law Group prepares and reviews real estate sales contracts and long-term commercial leases and is experienced in bond financing as it relates to commercial transactions. In addition, lawyers concentrate their practice in real estate eminent domain trial work, real estate contract litigation and the administration of condominium, cooperative apartment and community associations.
Crenshaw, Ware & Martin’s Commercial Real Estate Group routinely counsels clients throughout Hampton Roads, including the Peninsula and the Eastern Shore. Its members have several decades of experience appearing before Planning Commissions, City Councils and Boards of Supervisors of all local jurisdictions on matters involving rezoning and use permitting of land parcels.
- Acquisition and Disposition
- Arbitration and Mediation
- Bankruptcy Proceedings and Property Liquidations
- Commercial and Residential Development
- Commercial Leasing
- Commercial Transactions
- Community Association Law
- Condominium Association Law
- Contract Negotiations and Drafting
- Environmental Review
- Ground Leasing
- Homeowners’ Associations
- Land Use Planning and Development
- Like-Kind Exchanges
- Loan Workouts
- Management Contracts
- Materialmen, Architectural and Engineering Liens
- Mortgage Foreclosure Proceedings
- Public/Private Partnerships
- Real Estate Financing
- Telecommunications Sites and Towers
- Title Examination
Cellular Communications Companies
Community Development Corporations
Real Estate Buyers and Sellers
Redevelopment and Housing Authorities
Small Business Administration (SBA) Lenders
CWM received a Tier 2 Metropolitan Ranking for the 2016 listing of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in Real Estate Law.
CWM received a Tier 2 Metropolitan Ranking for the 2015 listing of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in Real Estate Law.
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings. CWM is proud to announce that the firm received a Tier 2 Metropolitan Ranking in Real Estate Law.
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession. CWM is proud to announce that the firm received a Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking in Real Estate Law.