Kitch - Attorneys & Counselors
Commercial Real Estate


The Kitch firm prides itself on its ability to offer outstanding representation in virtually every aspect of commercial real estate.  Client needs range from simple leases of property to complicated purchases requiring several months of due diligence and negotiation.

The attorneys comprising the commercial real estate practice collectively bring several years of experience in many complementary areas:  transactional work, environmental law, building and construction law--offering clients the convenience of "one-stop shopping".

From the very beginning of a transaction to the very end, the Kitch firm's considerable resources and expertise offer consistent, efficient service.   With our coordinated approach, the Kitch firm is able to complete extremely complex transactions within very short timeframes, especially when emergencies arise. 

Our attorneys consistently keep current on the many areas and trends of relevant law through education and participation in professional and community organizations.  Many of our attorneys serve as instructors for seminars on particular aspects of commercial real estate, both for the general community and other real estate attorneys.

Our clients include commercial entities, hospital systems, professional corporations, individual professional practitioners, hospices, nursing homes, private corporations, private limited liability companies, partnerships, and individuals.  Fulfillment of the diverse legal needs of our clients includes, but is not limited to:

Preliminary Negotiations.  For purchase and sale of property, leases, easements or any other interest in real property--including advising as to lending, borrowing, and the appropriate instruments for same.
Complex Due Diligence.  For purchase and sale of property, leases, easements or any other interest in real property (including use of property as security, i.e., for a loan, in bond transactions).  Includes reviewing title work, underlying title documentation, entity formation documents, UCC searches, litigation searches, environmental studies, inquiries as to zoning/land use, review of surveys, third party documents.
Drafting Conveyance Documents, Other Related Documents.  Includes purchase and sale agreements, leases, subleases, easements, options to purchase, rights of first refusal, reciprocal covenants, warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, trust deeds, mortgages, secondary mortgages, land contracts, assignments, other miscellaneous closing documents.
Litigation.  Includes enforcement/defense against enforcement of lease provisions, specific performance under purchase and sale agreements, suits to quiet title.
Other Representation.  Includes zoning/land use applications for variance/appeals, Brownfield applications.


Ronald Wagner
T (313) 965-7591