Real Estate & Land Use Services

Business-focused legal services and strategic foresight to help clients succeed in their real estate ventures

Overview

Scale’s real estate attorneys advise a diverse portfolio of clients, including public and private real estate companies, funds, private offices and equity groups, developers, governmental entities, and owners, on a wide variety of matters relating to planning, acquisitions, sales, land use, environmental and historic matters, development, title issues, real estate financing, investment, fractionalization, securitization, in-house owner real estate management, outsourced general counsel services, and engagements involving federal agencies.

Our group has particular expertise in solving complex real estate matters, navigating governmental requirements, and owner/investor approaches to growing a sophisticated real estate portfolio. 

Our Approach

Our business-focused approach to real estate law is designed to empower our clients and provide them with the legal acumen and strategic foresight they need to succeed in their real estate ventures. We are dedicated to delivering creative legal solutions that are designed to drive business growth and profitability.

Areas of Practice

Our clients include companies and individuals across a wide range of sectors and industries needing support with issues relating to:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Entity Formation & Joint Ventures
  • Federal & Public Sector Real Estate
  • Financing and Fund Formation
  • Hospitality, Resort & Adventure
  • Proptech

What Sets us Apart

Nationwide reach with localized expertise

In addition to national coverage, we offer localized expertise in states with complex real estate frameworks such as California, Colorado, and Florida. In the Lake Tahoe region, for example, we represent a robust portfolio of developers, buyers, and sellers. Our experience in this market is unmatched, resulting in a unique ability to solve complex regulatory issues and develop creative solutions on behalf of our clients.

Public agency work

We have extensive experience working with public agencies, including supporting the federal government for nationwide real estate planning and execution. We also represent private sector clients when engaging governmental entities to obtain entitlements and navigate challenging permitting issues.

Industry knowledge

Our team has significant in-house and industry experience allowing us to provide thoughtful, strategic advice while keeping legal and operational costs down. We have handled nationwide real estate matters with complexity across-the-board and have industry relationships to help our clients connect with investors, lenders, and consultants.

Women-led practice

Our group is entirely composed of women, most of whom are entrepreneurs as well as attorneys. We leverage our collective experience to provide comprehensive, thoughtful advice to our clients with a business-forward approach and have a proven track record of achieving favorable results.

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