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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.

 September 16, 2020

Four Teen Victims Seek $16 Million in Arizona Child Abuse Case

A team of Burg Simpson attorneys including Scott Eldredge, Seth Katz, Ty Taber, Paul Friedman, and Christopher Post along with Tucson-based victims’ rights attorney, Lynne Cadigan, is representing four adoptive children who are named as victims in $16 million child abuse cases filed in Arizona. The children allege they were subjected to aggravated assault and… Read more »

 September 8, 2020

Former Burg Simpson Scholarship Winner is Using Her Funds Wisely!

Ms. McKenna Gilbreth is one of the previous winners of Burg Simpson’s annual scholarship. McKenna recently wrote to Mr. Michael S. Burg, Burg Simpson’s founder, to thank him and to share how she is using her scholarship funds. Now attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, McKenna wrote from her dorm room that despite the… Read more »

 September 3, 2020

September 2020 E-News

Congratulations to Our Best Lawyers in America® Forty-seven Burg Simpson attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America ®. (33 “Best Lawyers” and 14 “Ones to Watch.”) See the list of Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America ® here. Three Burg Simpson Lawyers Also Named Best… Read more »

 August 27, 2020

Burg Simpson’s Colorado Scholarship Competition 2020-2021

Burg Simpson has always recognized the importance of access to a strong education. Starting in 2012, we launched the Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition. Each year, Colorado high school seniors are encouraged to write and submit a 1,500 word essay on the importance of the civil jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties… Read more »

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 June 19, 2020

David Hersh: COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income

Shareholder David Hersh Discusses COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income  David P. Hersh is a shareholder and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “I am David Hersh, Co-leader of the Commercial Litigation Department at Burg Simpson. Business owners across the country have suffered from the loss of business income as… Read more »

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

 June 18, 2020

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

David K. TeSelle is a trial lawyer and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “Do you have confidential information about a company who is cheating the state or federal government out of money, leaving the American taxpayer holding the bag? If so, there is something you can do about it,… Read more »

 June 16, 2020

Shareholder Jacob Burg Discusses Burg Simpson’s Commitment to Pro Bono Work

Jake Burg is a shareholder and a trial lawyer with  Burg Simpson’s personal injury department. “Since the firm’s inception in 1976, Burg Simpson has been committed to providing pro bono legal services to heroes who have dedicated themselves to serving others in times of great need. As an attorney with Burg Simpson, I was proud to… Read more »

Denver, CO – Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident on I-25 (CanAm Highway)

 June 15, 2020

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now Shareholder Stephen J. Burg is a trial lawyer and the practice group leader of the firm’s personal injury department. If you, or someone you know, has been injured in a motorcycle crash, you need someone to be on your side. Insurance companies make huge profits by… Read more »

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