Elizabeth H. Kiernat, Attorney

Commercial Real Estate Development, Sales, Acquisitions, Leases, and Finance

Areas of Betsy Kiernat’s commercial real estate practice include: 

Development of Real Estate Projects

Betsy represents commercial real estate developers and investors who acquire land for their development of industrial, office, retail, and multifamily projects. The scope of her representation includes negotiation and preparation of letters of intent and purchase agreements, examination of title and other legal due diligence, and preparation of closing documents.

Real Estate Purchases, Sales, and Leases

When representing landlords and tenants, Betsy negotiates and prepares retail, office, industrial, and warehouse space leases. She also works with buyers and sellers in all phases of the purchase and sale of commercial and residential real estate – from negotiations to due diligence, document preparation, and closing.

Real Estate Title Resolution

Betsy advises and counsels many types of clients in identifying and resolving title and survey issues and negotiating title insurance coverage.

Real Estate Finance

Betsy has extensive experience representing banks in transactions involving office, retail, multifamily, and seniors housing projects. She routinely works on portfolio transactions where the collateral consists of many properties located in multiple jurisdictions.  

She also represents borrowers on both acquisition financing and loan refinancing transactions. Her experience on the lenders’ side provides Betsy with unique insight into negotiating loan documents, managing expectations, and addressing issues of concern to borrowers.