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Real Estate and Land Use Litigation – Colorado Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Real Estate Law - Colorado Commercial Litigation Lawyers - Colorado Burg Simpson While it might not be as torrid as the state’s residential sector, Colorado’s commercial real estate market is robust. Driven by a strong job market, commercial construction is struggling to keep pace with demand. The three primary sectors of Colorado’s commercial real estate market appear to be healthy, according to the CBRE report:

  • Industrial: The state’s industrial real estate market, including warehouse space, boasts a 5 percent vacancy rate, which is up slightly but still strong.
  • Retail: Despite the fact that the retail and restaurant sectors have struggled nationally, this type of space remains hard to come by in Colorado. The market enjoys a 5.6 percent vacancy rate.
  • Office: Demand for office space started slowly this year, according to CBRE’s research, but it’s starting to bounce back, especially in downtown Denver. The statewide vacancy rate for office space sits at 12.8 percent.

Regardless of what kind of commercial real estate your company is involved with, Burg Simpson’s experienced Colorado commercial litigation lawyers can help. We have experience in handling disputes arising from real estate transactions and events affecting property, including purchase and sale contracts, insurance, environmental contamination, construction, land use, zoning, and boundary or surveying disputes. Our attorneys advise and represent clients in all aspects of real estate disputes, including failed real estate transactions, easements, rights of way, nuisance claims, zoning, and leases.

If your company is caught up in a dispute over real estate or land use, call 303-792-5595 to discuss your case with a Colorado commercial litigation attorney at Burg Simpson as soon as possible.

Commercial real estate transactions are incredibly complicated. Mistakes can be costly. Sometimes, real estate transactions fall apart or must be enforced. We can help with any of the following real estate situations:

  • Buy-sell agreements – We have represented both buyers and sellers in real estate deals.
  • Commercial leases – Burg Simpson has experience working with both tenants and landlords during negotiations.
  • Disputes – We have experience negotiating both construction and commercial real estate disagreements.
  • Inspections and assessments – Finally, we can help our clients sort through all of the various inspections that commercial real estate properties typically face.

Commercial real estate is an expensive, volatile market. Burg Simpson’s Colorado corporate litigation attorneys have handled hundreds of commercial real estate deals, from both sides of the table. If your company is looking to buy or sell a commercial property, do not do anything without talking to a Colorado corporate litigation lawyer at Burg Simpson at 303-792-5595.

Litigation can arise from claims that zoning regulations have been violated or when seeking to overturn improper zoning. Zoning disputes can arise over issues such as:

  • Parking lots
  • Building heights
  • Signage
  • Setback issues

Our Colorado commercial litigation lawyers can work with local municipalities and help our clients navigate complex zoning issues. Call Burg Simpson at 303-792-5595 to discuss your case with us today.

Every real estate transaction entails varying degree of disclosure among the parties. Disputes can arise both during and after the transaction, especially since Colorado law imposes fewer restrictions on the parties in a commercial real estate transaction. For example, Colorado commercial real estate sellers are not obligated to disclose defects as long as buyers are allowed to inspect the property in question. Nevertheless, sellers still have to be honest in any disclosures they make, otherwise, they risk charges of misrepresentation and/or fraud.

Our Denver corporate litigation lawyers are experienced in handling disputes arising from disclosure matters in real estate transactions. Call Burg Simpson today at 303-792-5595.

Real estate agents are a lot like doctors. They both have to comply with a standard of care. For real estate agents, that standard is established by real estate professionals in the state of Colorado, and within the rules and regulations promulgated by the Colorado Real Estate Commission. Like doctors, real estate agents can be sued for malpractice – or in the case of real estate – errors and omissions. Real estate agents can face litigation for:

  • Failure to disclose a property’s physical and structural problems
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Failure to validate a property listing’s veracity
  • Failure to inform clients about property liens
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act violations

The business lawsuit lawyers at Burg Simpson have specialized experience in these areas, including failure to disclose adverse material facts, failure to advise clients to seek expert advice, and earnest money disputes. Contact Burg Simpson right away at 303-792-5595.

Burg Simpson is also a leading construction defect litigation firm serving condominium, townhouse, and homeowners associations. Colorado law defines a construction defect as any “defect in the design or construction of any improvement to real property that causes any damages to, or the loss of use of, real or personal property or personal injury.” Construction defects are classified as either patent (readily apparent or visible), or latent defects (those that aren’t clear). Common claims include:

  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of express warranty
  • Breach of implied warranties
  • Negligence
  • Misrepresentation

Call Burg Simpson today to speak with one of our Denver corporate litigation lawyers. We can work with you on evaluating your case and show you the best way forward.

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Commercial real estate transactions are frequently more complicated than they appear. Problems can crop up in the form of title defects, mechanics liens, and cumbersome zoning regulations. Burg Simpson has decades of experience in handling commercial real estate cases. Don’t let arbitrary lender requirements or a volatile commercial real estate market threaten your business. The Denver corporate litigation lawyers at Burg Simpson can help. Please call right now at 303-792-5595 so we can ensure your company is protected and well-represented.

January firm-wide e-news

 January 17, 2020

Burg Simpson E-News: January 2020

Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation JANUARY 2020 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Burg Simpson Names Three New Shareholders Paul D. Friedman Angela E. McGraw Jacob M. Burg Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine are pleased to announce that Paul… Read more »

 January 14, 2020

When Colorado Insurance Companies Get Special Breaks from the Courts

When Colorado Insurance Companies Get Special Breaks from the Courts In a recent Colorado law journal article, Burg Simpson lawyers Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft question why Colorado insurance companies are still getting special breaks from the courts when those insurers mislead their insureds or fail to explain adequately why they are denying an insurance… Read more »

 January 8, 2020

5280 Magazine Names Denver’s Top Lawyers of the Year!

5280 Magazine Names Denver’s Top Lawyers of the Year!  Denver’s Top Lawyers 2020  is 5280 Magazine’s sixth annual list of the best attorneys in the region. The 5280 editors invited attorneys in the seven-county metro area to vote for the peers they respect most in 50 legal practice areas. Survey responses in hand, the 5280 team… Read more »

 January 7, 2020

The Burg Simpson Scholarship Essays Must Be Submitted by February 1st

THE BURG SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING! The 1,500-word Burg Simpson Scholarship Essays Must Be Submitted by February 1st For the past several years, Burg Simpson has awarded college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who won our essay competition regarding the importance of the civil jury system and how it is being… Read more »

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 December 9, 2019

Settling Commercial Litigation Cases

An out-of-court settlement is a legally-binding agreement between the parties to a lawsuit that effectively puts an end to the legal matter. A settlement resolves all disputes inherent in the lawsuit, and results in dismissal of the claims filed in court.  Sometimes a settlement will contain a requirement that other court orders be entered effectuating… Read more »

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

 November 12, 2019

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

Burg Simpson’s Colorado mass tort attorneys have represented thousands of people who have suffered serious side effects after taking dangerous medications or those who have been hurt by a defective product.  If you have suffered injuries related to a defective drug or medical device, contact the Burg Simpson mass tort team at 303-790-2525.

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 November 8, 2019

Bike Crash Safety Video – Burg Simpson Personal Injury

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson help fellow bicycle enthusiasts understand how to protect their rights after a bike crash and stay safe on the roads. If you have been hurt in a bike crash and need help, reach out to us today by calling our office or filling out our online free case… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

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