The attorneys at Berlin Patten Ebling have extensive experience in commercial real estate development, from vacant land acquisition and permitting/approvals to vertical construction. We work hand-in-hand with architects, contractors, engineers, surveyors, land planners and governmental agencies to protect their legal interests.

Berlin Patten Ebling’s attorneys represent developers from the due diligence phase where the potential for development is analyzed, through land use hearings on comprehensive plan and zoning matters, to site planning and building permit issuance. Our services include:

  • Planning and feasibility advice
  • Land use and zoning issues
  • Review of financing documents
  • Title search, opinion, and insurance
  • Drafting and review of property sales contracts
  • Drafting and review of construction contracts
  • Closing services

Some of the region’s major real estate developments have been handled by Berlin Patten Ebling. The firm has vast experience practicing before city and county administrative boards and elected officials in matters of rezoning, comprehensive plan amendments, special exceptions, variances, site plan approvals, planned unit developments, developments of regional impact, conditional use permits, and concurrency issues.

Our firm has handled many developments  including, but not limited to:

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
  • The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club
  • The Radisson Lido Beach Resort
  • The Longboat Key Club & Resort
  • Pineapple Square, Sarasota
  • The Whole Foods Project, Sarasota
  • Bay Street Village and Town Center
  • Shroeder-Manatee Ranch (Lakewood Ranch), Sarasota
  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune Headquarters, Sarasota
  • Boca Royale Golf and Country Club, Englewood
  • Summer Cove, Siesta Key
  • La Bellasara, Sarasota
  • Mote Marine Mammal Center
  • Infinity, Longboat Key
  • Park Residences, Longboat Key
  • DeMarcay on Palm, Sarasota
  • The Strand, Whitaker Bayou
  • Hub Lofts, Sarasota

Contact us to schedule a consultation in which we can answer your questions and recommend the best steps to take. We serve clients throughout Southwest Florida from offices in Sarasota, Venice and Lakewood Ranch.

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3700 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 200
Sarasota, FL 34239
Phone: 941-954-9991
Fax: 941-954-9992
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247 Tamiami Trail South, Suite 201
Venice, FL 34285
Phone: 941-955-9991
Fax: 941-484-9992
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8433 Enterprise Circle, Suite 100
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
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442 W Kennedy Blvd #312,
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