PRACTICE AREAS

Real Estate


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Lawyers in Hand Arendall's Real Estate Practice Group are experienced in all areas of real estate law and regularly represent real estate developers and investors engaged in the acquisition and disposal of interests in improved and unimproved real estate. They also have extensive experience in guiding the development of shopping centers, residential and commercial condominiums, mixed-use subdivisions, office buildings and commercial parks, and in negotiating commercial leases for office, industrial and retail purposes on behalf of landlords and tenants, including landlord/tenant disputes.

Other services they provide are advice and assistance in connection with:


  • Formation of joint ventures, partnerships, or limited liability companies specifically organized for real estate development or investment
  • Land use planning, including zoning, use variance applications and PUD developments
  • Negotiating and closing interim and long-term credit facilities for existing or proposed commercial developments
  • Disposal and acquisition of investment property for Section 1031 tax-deferred treatment, including reverse like-kind exchanges
  • Condemnation proceedings
  • Determining riparian rights and property boundaries for properties adjacent to navigable and non-navigable waterways
  • Use and disposal of surface and subsurface water




For more information regarding the Real Estate Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman T. Bruce McGowin or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.



Firm News


Friday, Feb 7th, 2020
Three Lawyers Named Members of the Firm


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is proud to announce J. Cole Davis, Christine Harding Hart, and Edward T. Rowe have been promoted to Member with the firm.

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Tuesday, Jan 14th, 2020
Congratulations Chris Williams


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce member Chris Williams has been honored as one of Mobile Bay Magazine’s 40 Under Forty.

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Tuesday, Dec 10th, 2019
Congratulations Roger Bates


On December 10, 2019, Roger Bates was appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) during its annual meeting in Houston, Texas.

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Thursday, Oct 3rd, 2019
New Overtime Exemption Thresholds


The new Alabama Department of Labor regulations go into effect January 1, 2020.

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Friday, Sep 27th, 2019
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale Mourns the Loss of Jack Edwards


It is with great sadness the firm announces the death of our dear friend, firm member, and former Congressman Jack Edwards on Friday, September 27, 2019. Our deepest sympathy is extended to his family and friends.

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