Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate market is booming! Whether you are a seasoned investor or a budding entrepreneur, navigating the legal complexities of commercial real estate can feel daunting. At Myles|Arnold and Leader Title Company, we are your trusted advisors ensuring your commercial real estate venture thrives.

From purchases to sales, and everything in between, our experienced attorneys are here to guide you through every step of the process.

Our company assists property developers and businesses at all phases of the commercial real estate development process. Our services include:

  • Planning and feasibility advice
  • Land use and zoning issues
  • Review of financing documents
  • Title search, opinions, and insurance
  • Drafting and review of property sales contracts
  • Drafting and review of construction contracts
  • Closing services

We have experience in all types of commercial property developments, including retail properties, office buildings, industrial facilities, sub-divisions and multi-family residential buildings.

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Commercial Real Estate Laws in Louisiana

Louisiana has several laws and regulations that govern commercial real estate transactions. Some key aspects to consider include:

  • Commercial Lease Agreements: Louisiana law outlines specific requirements and provisions for commercial lease agreements, including terms of lease, rent, maintenance responsibilities, and dispute resolution.
  • Zoning and Land Use Regulations: Understanding local zoning ordinances and land use regulations is vital for commercial real estate development and investment in Louisiana. Our attorneys can help navigate zoning restrictions and obtain necessary permits and approvals.
  • Environmental Regulations: Commercial real estate transactions often involve environmental considerations, such as contamination issues, hazardous materials, and compliance with environmental regulations. We provide guidance on environmental due diligence and compliance to protect your interests.
  • Title Examination and Insurance: Conducting thorough title examinations is essential to identify any potential title defects or encumbrances that may affect your commercial property ownership rights.  Obtaining title insurance to protect your property interests can only be provided by a licensed title insurance producer in Louisiana such as Myles|Arnold and Leader Title Company.
  • Contract Negotiation and Drafting: Our attorneys can assist in negotiating and drafting commercial real estate contracts, including purchase agreements, lease agreements, and financing agreements to ensure your interests are protected and your objectives are met.

Things Commercial Real Estate Owners and Lessees Should Know

Before diving into the complexities of leasing commercial real estate, it is essential for Louisiana both tenants and owners to understand some key considerations. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Understand Lease Terms: Real estate owners and tenants should carefully review and understand all lease terms, including rent, expenses, lease duration, renewal options, maintenance requirements, and termination clauses.
  • Conduct Due Diligence: Before signing a lease, conduct due diligence on the property, including inspections, zoning restrictions, and potential liabilities.
  • Seek Legal Advice: Consult with a qualified real estate attorney to review lease agreements, negotiate terms, and ensure your rights are protected.
  • Plan for Future Growth: Consider future growth and expansion needs when negotiating lease terms, including options for subleasing or expanding the leased space.

How Myles|Arnold and Leader Title Company Can Help You

Understanding these options and their implications is vital for commercial real estate owners and tenants. At Myles|Arnold and Leader Title Company, we can help you with commercial real estate transactions and ensure your financial goals and operational needs are met:
  • Commercial Property Transactions: Whether you are buying, selling, or leasing commercial property in Louisiana, we can assist with all aspects of the transaction from due diligence and contract negotiation to closing and post-closing matters.
  • Zoning and Land Use: Understanding zoning regulations is crucial to your real estate investments and operations. We will guide you through the process and ensure your property complies with local zoning ordinances and fits your intended use.
  • Commercial Construction Contracts: We meticulously review construction contracts, safeguarding your interests throughout the development process.
  • Financing: We work closely with lenders to ensure your commercial real estate transaction is properly financed.
  • Title Insurance: We protect your ownership rights and covers legal fees if there are surprise claims on a property’s title.
  • Real Estate Litigation: Disputes happen. Our attorneys will represent you effectively in any commercial real estate litigation including property disputes and eviction matters.

Beyond Legal Counsel: Your Commercial Real Estate Partner

We understand that awareness of commercial real estate laws is essential for helping you achieve your business goals. Myles|Arnold and Leader Title Company goes beyond simply providing legal advice. We become your trusted partner, offering:
  • Strategic Guidance: We leverage our knowledge to help you make informed decisions for your commercial property investment.
  • Proactive Approach: We anticipate potential challenges and work with you to mitigate risks.
  • Long-Term Partnership: We’re here for you throughout your commercial real estate journey, from initial investment to future expansions.

Let's Build Your Commercial Real Estate Success Story!

Ready to discuss your commercial real estate legal needs in Louisiana? Contact Myles|Arnold and Leader Title Company today for a consultation. We’ll discuss your specific needs and craft a customized legal strategy to propel your commercial real estate venture forward.

Together, let's turn your vision into a thriving reality!