Bashian & Papantoniou handles real estate transactions and litigation involving all facets of real estate. Our litigators handle construction and real estate cases in both arbitration tribunals and courts. The firm’s clients include developers of commercial, industrial and residential projects, construction companies, investors, financial institutions, property managers, contractors, real estate brokers and commercial and residential property owners.
Real Estate Transactions
We regularly assist owners and developers with the purchase or sale of land, residential, office, retail, hotel, industrial, mixed-use buildings and other properties. We provide counsel on the drafting and negotiation of contracts of sale, occupancy agreements, escrow agreements, as well as other ancillary agreements.
Real Estate Litigation
We represent owners, developers, contractors and residential and commercial tenants in disputes pertaining to real property, bed bug infestation, breach of contract claims, commercial and residential landlord-tenant non-payment and holdover proceedings, foreclosure of liens and mortgages, adverse possession disputes, partition suits, construction litigation, property damage claims, lease disputes, real estate brokerage claims, and condominium association and cooperative corporation disputes. The law firm has the capability to appear in New York State Court and apply for emergency requests through motion practice seeking a “Yellowstone” injunction and other equitable relief that would prevent a landlord from prematurely terminating a client’s lease.
Our attorneys represent property owners and tenants in a full range of leasing and leasing-related matters, including ground lease transactions and property management issues. The firm’s clients include commercial buildings, shopping centers, restaurants, bars and lounges, law firms, medical offices, car washes and many other types of businesses.
Bashian & Papantoniou assists its clients in the construction industry by enforcing local liens, negotiating construction contracts, mediating, arbitrating and litigating construction disputes. We represent real estate developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, construction workers, and owners in many phases of the construction process.
Landlord and Tenant Representation
Our law firm is dedicated to helping landlords, property managers, tenants and subtenants resolve disputes concerning commercial and residential lease agreements. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge and experience in landlord-tenant issues, which allows our firm to effectively navigate through the complex rules and procedures in New York State courts.
Specifically, our attorneys are trained and prepared to handle various commercial and residential landlord-tenant litigation matters, involving:
- Non-payment proceedings
- Evictions and holdover proceedings
- Rent overcharges
- Security deposits
- Yellowstone injunctions
- Judgment and warrant enforcement
- Subleases and assignments
- Constructive eviction cases
- Breach of contract claims