Real Estate
Real Estate
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Real estate is a dynamic and complex business requiring sophistication tempered by common sense and a practical ability to pierce through the static to “get the deal done.”


We help clients in every aspect of sophisticated commercial real estate practice, including the sale, purchase, lease, management, finance and operation of all nature of commercial real estate property throughout the United States such as: hotels, office buildings, including class A office buildings, commercial buildings, warehouses, mixed use, shopping centers, apartment buildings, factories, hospitals, assisted living facilities, airport hangars and academic campuses. We engage in acquisitions, sales, joint ventures, development, mortgage debt financing and refinancing, office leasing and subleasing, triple net leases, leasehold mortgages, lease assignments, management and operations, distress sales, short sales, union issues, construction, 1031 exchanges, government sponsored industrial development, easement and air rights agreements, restaurant, professional and general retail leasing, operations and sales.


We help all individuals, including foreign nationals, buy, sell and finance their homes and vacation homes, condominiums and co-operative apartments throughout the New York area.

We counsel and represent condominium and homeowner associations and co-operative apartment corporations in all aspects of co-op/condominium operations, including co-op/condo management relations, management fraud, elections, common area sales and leases, 80/20 issues, underlying building financing, tax abatement and tax issues, sponsor matters, trust-owned apartments, proprietary lease or by-law amendments, vendor contracts, litigation, union issues, and annual and special meetings.

Wasser & Russ clients enjoy the fact that we bring to the table the skill to address the most sophisticated and pressured real estate transactions with the highest level of quality within an economical and transparent fee structure.