Real Estate

Sorling attorneys represent real estate owners, developers, buyers, and institutional investors in the acquisition, construction, leasing, financing, and sale or syndication of industrial, commercial, and residential facilities and mixed-use projects throughout Illinois. We represent lenders and joint ventures in connection with the financing of such projects, including mortgage loans and equity participation. The firm has acted for holders of real estate mortgages covering distressed properties and restructuring the borrower’s indebtedness, exercising remedies under the mortgage, and negotiating the sale of such properties to third parties.

Firm attorneys provide a full range of service and counsel to corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, developers, lending institutions, professional organizations, and individuals. Included are legal services necessary to the acquisition, disposition, financing and utilization of commercial and industrial real estate. Sorling Northrup attorneys regularly advise clients in the construction of new corporate, manufacturing, commercial, and office facilities.

The firm’s personnel are equally skilled in the handling of all aspects of the purchase and sale of residential properties. The firm represents both individual clients and executives and employees of corporate clients. The firm negotiates listing agreements through the closing of transactions.

Sorling Northrup has successfully counseled financial institutions and acted as local counsel to various out-of-town lenders. Firm attorneys are also skilled in advising clients on the acquisition, sale, management, financing, and leasing of agricultural land in Illinois. The firm acts as outside general counsel to a statewide association of real estate brokers and salespersons and advises on issues of licensing, disciplinary procedures, development of professional standards, relationships with governmental bodies, and general business and operational matters.

Sorling Northrup attorneys who practice in this area include: