The Lawyers You Call, In Chart Form
Carl Gaines Aug. 10, 2012, 7 a.m.
With some of the largest commercial real estate deals happening right here in our own back yard, it’s no surprise that New York is home to a bevy of law firms with real estate departments vying for a piece of that action.
Leases, sales, land use and loans are all the beginning for many of these firms, whose New York offices can be the nerve center for a lot of their worldwide real estate practices.
The Commercial Observer touched base with some of them to get an idea of how real estate fits in to the overall picture in terms of metrics. Though some weren’t included because they didn’t respond in time, the numbers for those that did show some firms surviving on New York real estate alone while others—large and small—devote a big percentage of their firm-wide workforce to the area.