High Energy and Skilled REIT Services

With Saul Ewing's combined experience in Securities Transactions, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and Real Estate law, we bring the know-how necessary to represent REITs from formation through public offerings to acquisition and divestiture of real estate investments. Saul Ewing's corporate, REIT, real estate, and tax lawyers are experienced in serving the varied needs of our REIT clients with high energy. Our corporate securities, real estate, and tax attorneys work effectively and efficiently in time sensitive transactions to complete the broad spectrum of REIT transactions, including securities offerings and large real estate acquisitions.

A Range of REITs and REIT Services: Serving Client Needs

Saul Ewing serves as counsel to multiple national NYSE traded REITs, as well as a number of regional and private REITs, in various capacities. Saul Ewing attorneys act as corporate/REIT counsel, real estate counsel, securities counsel, special trust and tax counsel, labor and employment counsel and employee benefits counsel, to public and private REITs. REIT clients include developers and entrepreneurs seeking ongoing guidance and advice on the formation and governance of REITs, as well as mature private and public REITs active in the industrial, office, flex, self storage and other sectors of the real estate industry. We apply our experience to the governance, operation, REIT tax compliance, and real estate industry needs of our REIT clients.

Maryland REITs: Uniquely Positioned

Maryland continues to be the preferred jurisdiction for REIT formation. For a number of public and private REITs formed in Maryland, Saul Ewing serves as Maryland REIT and REIT governance counsel from our Maryland office. This uncommon wealth of experience, combined with our real estate and securities strengths, allows Saul Ewing to be among the few law firms to be able to perform the legal services required for Maryland REITs from formation through public offerings to ongoing governance and acquisition and divestiture of real estate investments.

Skilled Attorneys: Focused on the Industry

Saul Ewing's REIT attorneys are experienced in many areas of REIT business and real estate law practice. Our attorneys have been principal counsel in numerous REIT transactions, including the formation of an umbrella partnership real estate investment trust, or UPREIT, the representation of a national REIT in the acquisition and development of industrial warehouse/distribution properties, the formation of a private REIT, and numerous REIT/UPREIT transactions representing REITs and contributing property owners. Additionally, our attorneys have lectured on REIT topics at bar association meetings and are active members of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

Ongoing Counsel: Long-Term Management

As our REIT clients mature and grow, they continue to look to Saul Ewing to provide that level of REIT counsel that REIT clients can get only from experienced practitioners like the lawyers of Saul Ewing who have the required depth and breadth of knowledge in the REIT industry. Saul Ewing serves its REIT clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

 

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Jacqueline A. Brooks
Eric G. Orlinsky
Howard R. Majev