COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS, REAL ESTATE & FINANCING2019-10-14T15:28:37-05:00

Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, & Financing

Riess LeMieux has extensive experience with advising and handling complex commercial transactions and legal issues arising out of buying, selling, developing, leasing, and investing in commercial real estate assets.  Our work involves leases and purchase agreements for complex, multi-million-dollar real estate transactions.  Riess LeMieux represents borrowers and lenders in financing matters in accordance with complex state and federal law. Our attorneys have experience in lending and secured transactions, loan workouts, mortgages and foreclosures, public finance, state and municipal bonds and financing, venture capital, and international banking matters.

Our attorneys have experience in handling the following matters:

  • Handling every aspect of a purchase agreement from preliminary negotiations through closing
  • Negotiating and resolving issues involving neighborhood groups
  • Drafting leases that foster cooperation and mutual interest from the start
  • Resolving financing matters, including mortgage and non-traditional finance sources
  • Proactively developing comprehensive and enforceable contracts
  • Dealing effectively with all the “what ifs,” including debt relief measures
  • Addressing all title insurance matters associated with a sale

Recent News

Riess LeMieux Client Prevails in $50-Plus Million Bid Dispute at Louisiana Supreme Court

On December 10, 2019, the Louisiana Supreme Court made final a ruling in favor of a firm client for the award of the Convention Center Linear Park Project estimated at $50 million.  In May 2018, the firm successfully secured the award of the public project after defeating a legal challenge by an unsuccessful bidder at trial. The firm prevailed on both rounds of appeal, concluding with the Supreme Court’s denial of the losing bidder’s supervisory writ application.

I’m Picking Up Good Vibrations Webinar

Over 50 people attended the joint webinar hosted by Riess LeMieux and Walter P. Moore on January 7, 2020.  Titled "I'm Picking Up Good Vibrations", the members of the panel illustrated the risks and damages caused by construction vibrations.  We are including information on the webinar on the new Insights page of our website.  For those interested in the materials please fill out the form and we will get back to you.  If you would like to view our other presentations or publications, you can click here.

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