Real Estate & Development
Collins & Jones has extensive experience with all manner of real estate and development transactions and the processes underlying them. “Location, location, location” is important, but the legal realities of complex real estate and development transactions must not be left to chance.
Our attorneys represent clients in connection with economic development incentives, land use, planning and zoning, real estate sale, acquisition and leasing, real estate finance and commercial landlord-tenant disputes.
Our attorneys have extensive experience with acquisition, acquisition financing, construction, construction financing and sale, acquisition and leasing of commercial and agricultural real estate. Collins & Jones attorneys can assist with every facet of your real estate transaction, including obtaining local government approvals for your project.
Unfortunately, the complexities of today’s real estate and development projects, along with the diverse range of parties involved in a typical transaction, may lead to disputes. Our team can assist you in resolving, through litigation or otherwise, the broad range of disputes potentially facing your project.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INCENTIVES
With the widespread increase in commercial development spanning across both eastern Kansas and western Missouri, Collins & Jones represents developers, investors, and retail and commercial clients in the use of economic development incentives including Community Improvement Districts (CID), Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Transportation Development Districts (TDD), Neighborhood Improvement Districts (NID) and tax abatement programs.
LAND USE, PLANNING AND ZONING
Whether at the state, county or local level, our land use, planning and zoning attorneys are familiar with this nuanced area of the law. We represent clients in connection with zoning and site plan approval, variances, permitting and code compliance, allowing you to stay focused on planning and constructing your development.
PROJECT FINANCING | REAL ESTATE FINANCING
As your legal partner, our attorneys provide experienced representation in commercial real estate law, including the area of real estate finance. Collins & Jones will guide you through the complicated process of obtaining financing for the purchase and construction of your development project.
“Collins & Jones has served as our outside general counsel since the Firm’s inception. In that capacity, Collins & Jones has provided outstanding guidance and advice on legal issues relating to our company’s real estate holdings, regulatory issues and general business matters. Collins & Jones has also been a fierce advocate on our behalf in the courtroom, whether at the trial court or appellate level. We’ve come to depend on Collins & Jones’ steadfast representation as we focus on what is truly important—running our business.”David Flick