Real Estate & Zoning
The real estate attorneys at Spesia & Ayers practice in all areas of real estate law, including residential, commercial, construction, zoning and development. Representation in these areas have given us expertise in all aspects of the transaction, including negotiations, contract preparation, financing, document preparation, permitting and zoning approvals, and closings.
The attorneys at Spesia & Ayers have worked on a multitude of commercial real estate transactions including 1031 tax free exchanges and reverse exchanges, financing transactions for pipelines, and the sale and purchase of commercial and industrial properties.
Christian Spesia has over 20 years of experience in the areas of real estate, zoning and land use matters. This experience includes personal involvement in the annexation and zoning of thousands of acres of property for industrial, residential and commercial development.
In addition to his extensive annexation and zoning experience, Chris Spesia’s development and land use work on behalf of the Firm’s clients includes the negotiation and implementation of sales tax incentive agreements, property tax abatements, special assessment and special services areas, tax increment financing districts, development agreements and business development districts.
Gabriel Orenic has over 12 years of experience in representing buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Examples of these clients include traditional buyers and sellers, corporate clients purchasing property in excess of $2 million for re-development purposes, and single purchasers of multiple properties for long-term investment opportunities.
In addition, Gabriel Orenic has represented multiple clients in partition lawsuits seeking the equitable division of real property and has worked with clients to resolve disputes among multiple sellers of a single property. He has helped his clients complete 1031 exchanges for the sale of commercial property.
Bradley McCann has over 17 years of experience representing clients in various real estate transactions. His representations in this area have included clients who purchased foreclosed homes at Sheriff’s Auctions. In those cases, Bradley McCann ensured that his clients had good title to the property, allowing for quick turn-around sales following repairs and renovations. Gabriel Orenic and Bradley McCann have worked with clients in creating Series Limited Liability Companies in Illinois to protect owners of multiple rental properties.
The real estate attorneys at Spesia & Ayers have worked with corporate and individual clients in negotiating, drafting and executing commercial and residential leases for office space, retail space, restaurant space, residential rental units, as well as in creating, implementing, and protecting easement rights. The real estate attorneys have also represented clients in forcible entry and detainer actions to evict tenants for the non-payment of rent.