Real Estate Development Services

Real Estate Development Services2019-02-03T23:25:40-05:00

Planning is the key to any successful Real Estate Development project. With so much at stake, negotiations between public and private stakeholders are often extremely complex and require an in-depth knowledge of Real Estate law to navigate. By hiring an experienced Real Estate Development Attorney, you can smoothly transition through all phases of a development project, from planning appraisals and applications to appeals and enforcement. Hiring a lawyer has proven countless times to be the winning formula for shopping centers, industrial facilities, residential communities, multifamily, office buildings, mixed-use developments, condominiums, sports facilities and more.

Experienced St Petersburg Real Estate Development Attorneys

A Division of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.

Howard P. Ross and Andrew R. Pardun have over 50 years worth of successful experience working as Real Estate Development Attorneys in St Petersburg. As highly respected litigators, their expertise in Real Estate Development Services can help you turn your development dreams into a reality.

Ross and Pardun are attorneys at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. which for over 60 years has been providing outstanding legal assistance to St. Petersburg. Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is ranked by US News and World Reports as a Tier 1 Law Firm.

Free Consultation for Real Estate Development Assistance

If you are considering purchasing or selling Real Estate in Florida, then contact us today for a free initial consultation so we can discuss your closing and title insurance needs.

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Howard P. Ross B.C.S.
Howard P. Ross B.C.S.
Andrew R. Pardun LL.M.
Andrew R. Pardun LL.M.

Why Do I need a Real Estate Development Attorney?

Today, a successful Real Estate Development project plan needs more than just impressive presentations. It requires a structure that can influence public opinion; often through a grassroots effort that sways local decisions makers or engineering, environmental or other studies that benefits your position.

You need someone on your side who is deeply involved in the field, to structure a project creatively. A reputable attorney will be able to provide the difference between a mediocre or failed project, and a thriving success.

Residential Real Estate Closing Documents

Attorneys Provide Support In:

  • Structuring the development project
  • Planning
  • Contracting and obtaining the site
  • Obtaining zoning and governmental permits
  • Concurrency requirements
  • Arranging and closing acquisition
  • Construction and permanent financing
  • Negotiating construction contracts
  • Environmental concerns
  • Handling the sale and lease of the completed project

Planning, Zoning and Consent

Planning, zoning and land use is a critical part of any development project. A Real Estate Development lawyer will advise you every step of the way to ensure documents are forensically flawless and free from potential exploitation or interpretations. They’ll obtain of all local, state, and federal permits and provide advice on financing options.


Environmental issues are an area of any development project that must be addressed. Impact assessments, permitting, site contamination and pollution cannot be overlooked. A Real Estate Development lawyer can cover all areas of environmental law to ensure you handle the responsibilities with ease.

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Dispute Representation

Disputes and obstacles arise even in the most simple of development projects. Your attorney will have the expertise to navigate the law’s complexities and secure the transaction you need, through their unparalleled litigation skills


Your attorney can advise you on the optimal method for financing your project and help with the documentation in mortgages, contracts, sale-and-leasebacks and more.

Hire a Real Estate Development Attorney in St Petersburg, Florida

If you need a Real Estate Development attorney in St Petersburg, then contact us today for a free initial consultation so we can discuss your project and start structuring a plan that helps it become a reality.

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How Can We Help?

We invite you to contact St Petersburg Real Estate Attorneys at (727) 381-2300 to schedule an initial consultation. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

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