We have extensive experience in all types of commercial and residential real estate transactions on St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, and Water Island. Our clients include property owners, buyers, sellers, and companies involved in development, purchasing, sales, and leasing.
Real estate matters often involve legal issues beyond the property itself, including tax liability, corporate and business issues, and third-party financing. With our 30-plus years of experience, we provide comprehensive and strategic advice for all aspects of our clients’ real property transactions.
Legal Representation for Property Owners, Buyers, and Tenants in the US Virgin Islands
We represent clients in transactions involving hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, theaters, marine and tourism business properties, office buildings, and more. Our full-service approach helps clients succeed in a variety of transactions:
- Corporate Leases - We represent landlords and prospective tenants in corporate lease negotiations for all types of commercial properties, from professional office suites to large industrial and multi-use properties. We make sure the terms of our clients’ leases—from parking allotments and common area charges to buildout expenses and liability and indemnification—provide ample protection while accurately reflecting the financial and substantive aspects of the deal.
- Commercial Real Estate Development and Acquisition - We tailor our representation to the unique attributes of the property under consideration, always attentive to the tax and corporate aspects of the transaction. We know how to structure financial terms to mitigate tax liability and when it is beneficial to form a new business entity. Our clients include property owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, licensed professionals, and buyers. We also provide closing services for commercial real estate purchases and sales throughout the US Virgin Islands
- Residential Real Estate - With our in-depth knowledge of the islands and the legal and practical issues that can delay or threaten residential property transactions, we give our clients peace of mind while safely guiding them through the process. We have extensive experience resolving the unexpected or complicated issues that can arise during inspection, title examination, and closing. Our clients include sellers and buyers moving to the US Virgin Islands or relocating within the islands.
Consult with a US Virgin Islands. Real Estate Lawyer
To speak with a real estate attorney in confidence, please call us at 340-776-7235 or get in touch with us online.