The Real Estate Group at Thompson Coburn continues to hold a top spot in the annual Midwest Real Estate News Best of the Best survey. Ranked as second in the 2014 survey, the group has earned a reputation of excellence that has kept it in the top ranking for many years.
During 2013, the Real Estate Group provided legal services involving commercial properties from California to Washington, D.C., with dozens of complex transactions in between. With offices on both the East and the West coast, as well as in Chicago and St. Louis, the Real Estate Group continues to expand its national footprint for the benefit of clients across the country.
During the past year, real estate attorneys in the various Thompson Coburn offices completed over 800 transactions valued at more than $1.55 billion. Over 78 transactions were valued at $15 million or more, including our largest deal of 2013, a $110 million design/build transaction in Richmond, Va.
The group continues to expand its niche practices in areas such as Capital Markets; New Market and other tax incentives; land use/zoning; tax assessment appeals; multi-family; senior housing; NNN sale/leasebacks; and data center projects. With the improving economy, client representation in the traditional real estate areas of transactional, lending, construction and development are also strong.
The Real Estate Group is having another strong year in 2014 and appreciates all of our client input and referrals. The group continues to provide client service at the highest level to achieve client goals and requirements.