Mannion Copani Attorneys at Law

Commercial Real Estate Representation and Services

We boast a combined experience of forty years of practice in retail, office, industrial, shopping center, and general commercial real estate transactions.

Representing purchasers, sellers, developers, investors, title insurers and lenders, the attorneys at Mannion & Copani have closed more than $500 million dollars in real estate value over the last few years alone.

Commercial real estate transactions in the 21st century require a sophistication of experience and the legal ability to maneuver through complex and varied issues.

Contract and General Business Matters

Commercial transactions of all kinds require detailed and experienced attention in order to best ensure the client of its desired result. Whether we are drafting complex commercial real estate purchase, sale and/or option contracts or advising clients of the most advantageous avenues of proceeding in business transactions, all of our attorneys apply and combine legal experience with practical business sense.

Land Use and Zoning

We assist clients in obtaining local, state and federal environmental permits, zoning and land use approvals for industrial and commercial sites. Our firm has appeared before most of Central New York’s city councils, town boards, planning boards and zoning boards of appeals and is familiar with local zoning and land use regulations.

General Closing Services

Once the contract has been executed, the real work begins. Issues and disputes regarding contract terms arise in virtually all transactions. Years of experience in all types and kinds of contract iterations makes Mannion & Copani uniquely effective in solving and resolving every manner of closing problem. Our attorneys and paralegals are experienced in working with lenders, purchasers, sellers, real estate brokers and commercial developers in closing purchases, sales, title and mortgage financing. Members of our firm are fully versed in real estate securitization for the secondary mortgage market as well as Uniform Commercial Code requirements.

Lease Negotiation

We draft, negotiate, revise and finalize leases for every type of commercial real property owner and tenant. Thoroughly experienced in negotiating REAs, OEAs, use limitations, parking and common area agreements, tax agreements, etc., we work hand-in-hand with our clients to ensure that final lease terms match the terms and conditions that our clients desire. Every lease we draft receives total attention to detail and beneficial completion. We have negotiated leases with national retailers the likes of Kohl’s, Home Depot, TJ Maxx, Panera Bread, Key Bank, Pizzaria Uno, Bed Bath & Beyond, Barnes & Noble, among others.

Title Insurance and Title Examinations

Beyond performing closing services for real estate transactions, we are authorized title agents for a number of national title insurance companies. We supply full title insurance services and coverage as examining counsel.