Knowledge, experience, dedication, and personal service – these are the foundations of the Koley Jessen Real Estate, Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group, and what every client can expect from us. Whether our clients’ objectives are a complex real estate development and financing project, or a fairly routine purchase or sale of commercial or residential property, we work to structure the transaction in a manner that reduces inherent risks and maximizes realizable benefits for our clients.
Due Diligence: We assist in managing due diligence in the acquisition and financing of commercial real estate for investment, development, occupancy, sales, and leasing.
Planning/Zoning/Regulatory: We assist clients in working with local city and state officials across the country with respect to planning, zoning, traffic, stormwater management and compliance matters related to the development, redevelopment, and use of property.
Financing/Incentives: We represent our clients in negotiating and closing on acquisition financing, construction financing, and permanent financing with respect to their real estate purchase, construction, and development needs.
Environmental, Real Estate and Business Transactions: We assist our clients in developing a proper scope for due diligence, environmental risk management, including required and ongoing remediation efforts with respect to known environmental problems. We offer a full range of environmental services, including brownfield redevelopment, permitting and compliance, administrative proceedings, and environmental litigation.
Construction: We negotiate construction and construction-related contracts for the design, construction, and occupation of new construction, or rehabilitation of existing facilities.
Operations: We assist clients in the operation of their properties, including properties owned and occupied partly or entirely by our clients, as well as single- or multi-tenanted properties owned or managed by our clients.
Leasing and Sales: We represent developers and landlords in transactions involving all sizes and types of commercial properties.
Why Koley Jessen?
Our Client Focus: Our role is not just legal advisor, but business advisor. We are, at heart, transaction attorneys. Our job is to help our clients get their deals done. We understand that to each client, satisfactory resolution of its current transaction or problem is critical. Regardless of the size or nature of the transaction or problem, we approach the project with a similar attitude.
Our Experience: The attorneys in our Real Estate, Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group are highly experienced. Each attorney brings specific expertise to the comprehensive services we provide. We participate in industry organizations and continuing legal education to ensure we are keeping current on the industry trends and legal developments that may affect our clients.
We routinely represent clients on the purchase, sale, and financing of real estate. We have been integrally involved with many large-scale projects in Omaha and across the country.