Real Estate


The New York real estate industry is one of the most lucrative in the country. Individuals and companies involved in commercial real estate must have access to wise, trustworthy legal counsel. HKP’s knowledgeable and seasoned attorneys provide those in the industry with a wide range of legal services to foster success.


Our attorneys have substantial experience in all aspects of real estate transactions and our clients include regional and national developers, investors, lenders, property managers, and real estate investment trusts.

HKP’s attorneys draw upon our collective experience in a wide range of complex real estate transactions, including sales, lease-based transactions, leasehold and 1031 exchanges, real estate finance, foreign investment, and commercial leasing.

Real Estate Litigation

Today’s challenging economic environment requires in-depth analysis of all options to owners and creditors of distressed real estate. In addition to transactional knowledge, our real estate attorneys have experience in the restructuring and workouts of non-defaulted and non-performing loans, and work closely with the firm’s litigation attorneys to achieve superior results for our clients.

Now more than ever, it is crucial to work with attorneys who will work to get you the results you need.

Commercial Real Estate

HKP represents numerous financial institutions, U.S. and foreign banks, insurance companies, mortgage companies and conduit lenders in debt and equity investments secured by commercial real estate.

The firm’s real estate practice also includes acquisition, construction and permanent financing, loan participations, subordinated debt and mezzanine financing. The firm has closed countless construction, multi-family, SBA, syndicated, mezzanine, and other commercial real estate loans as well.

Retail Real Estate


The firm has also represented countless owners, developers, investors, lenders and tenants in retail real estate transactions including acquisitions, “big box” leases, “build to suit” transactions, ground leases, redevelopment, and repositioning, as well as sales and dispositions.

Our clients are as diverse as regional malls, neighborhood shopping centers, and mixed-use projects nationwide. HKP attorneys delve into the industries we represent to gain a thorough understanding of them; members of the firm’s real estate practice participate in industry associations, such as the International Council of Shopping Centers.

In the high-stakes world of New York real estate, working with an experienced team of legal professionals is the key to success. Those in the real estate industry can rely on HKP attorneys to help them come out on top.