Commercial Real Estate

Corporate & Transactional Law

Commercial Real Estate


The firm represents many of the largest businesses in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities area, assisting those businesses in the development, management, leasing, financing, purchase, and sale of real estate.  As a result, our lawyers routinely handle multi-million dollar, multi-state transactions on behalf of our clients.

Our attorneys hold leadership roles in the Real Estate Section of the Iowa State Bar Association and Iowa State Bar Association Title Standards Committee, and the Board of the Title Guaranty Division of the Iowa Finance Authority.

Attorneys at the firm are licensed to issue both Iowa Title Guaranty certificates and Illinois Attorney Title Guaranty title insurance policies.

We are knowledgeable and experienced in sophisticated real estate transactions:

  • Commercial real estate, retail, office
  • Leasing and lease, shopping center
  • Commercial and residential development (including subdividing property)
  • City and county planning and zoning and land use regulations
  • Financing arrangements of all types
  • Various forms of tax credit and tax increment financing and state and local incentives
  • Property tax relief
  • Eminent domain


Partner Dick Davidson is recognized in Chambers and Partners in the area of Real Estate law.