Real Estate/Commercial Lending

Adams Law Group represents local, regional and national developers, owners, lenders and borrowers, sellers and buyers, landlords and tenants, property managers, and general business clients in all phases of commercial real estate including the acquisition, financing, development, construction, ownership, operation, leasing, management and sale of real property. Each year Adams Law Group closes hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate and financing transactions. In addition, Tad Adams is a national title agent authorized to issue title insurance for First American Title Insurance Company. Adams Law Group is also frequently engaged by out-of-state lenders and borrowers to review documents and provide local counsel opinions for compliance with Kentucky and Indiana law.

Services and areas of experience include:

  • Commercial, mezzanine and conduit loan closings
  • Drafting, negotiation and review of loan documents
  • Acquisition contract preparation, negotiation and review
  • Lease preparation, negotiation, review and enforcement
  • Office, retail, industrial, and mixed-used developments
  • Multifamily apartment developments
  • Condominium developments
  • Residential subdivisions
  • Opinion letters
  • Intercreditor arrangements
  • Title examinations and title insurance
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Real estate tax issues
  • 1031 like-kind exchanges
  • Tenant-in-common creations and acquisitions

Representative transactions over the past year include:

  • Represent seller in sale of 360-unit high-end apartment complex, located on the coast, to national pension fund for approximately $50 million
  • Prepare private placement memorandum for developer to raise nearly $1 million in connection with the development of a mixed used condominium project
  • Represent commercial lenders and developers in transactions ranging in size from $1 million to $25 million


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