Real Estate Law

Parr Brown serves national and regional owners, developers, lenders and contractors in a wide range of commercial, office, retail, industrial, residential, recreational and mixed use developments. It also enjoys a leading reputation for handling construction disputes in state and federal courts, and through alternative dispute resolution procedures. Parr Brown provides legal counsel to individuals, businesses and governmental entities including land acquisition, contract preparation and negotiation, leasing, development, financing, and construction as well as related areas including municipal incorporation and annexation, subdivision, tax incentive, and zoning issues.

Parr Brown’s Real Estate and Tax Departments also focus on tax structuring of real estate transactions and ownership entities. Its services include counseling and assistance regarding the intricacies of development approval requirements and procedures, preparation and prosecution of applications and negotiation of development agreements, ordinances and obtaining governmental approvals. Parr Brown’s real estate attorneys have extensive experience representing clients before local and state planning bodies and agencies, including hearings and administrative and judicial appeals.

We also represent clients in a range of real estate litigation matters including real property tax reduction, breach of real estate contracts, boundary disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, foreclosures, land and real property appraisals and arbitrations, fraudulent transfers and brokerage commission disputes.

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Chambers and Partners USA: America’s Leading Attorneys Guide has continuously ranked the Parr Brown’s real estate practice a first tier firm in Utah. In the 2011 edition, sources say “You would be hard pressed to find a team in Utah with a deeper bench.”

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