Real Estate Law

Agile Expertise

Partners in the Process

Invested in the Results

Practice Areas

TeelRoeperHaines attorneys’ combined experience encompasses more than 100 years in commercial real estate disciplines. The Firm’s expertise includes transactions involving office buildings, retail shopping centers, portfolio acquisitions and sales, industrial buildings and parks, raw land, regional, neighborhood and power shopping centers, golf courses, hotel and resort properties, mixed use developments, urban infill and multi-family and single-family residential projects.


TRH represents buyers and sellers in large multi-structured transactions, portfolio dispositions and acquisitions, as well as more traditional single asset dispositions and acquisitions. Deal structures include tenant-in-common ownership, IRS §1031 tax-deferred exchanges and complex joint venture structures of all real property types. Collectively, TRH transactions have exceeded $20 billion in recent years.


TeelRoeperHaines attorneys are experienced in negotiating and structuring debt and equity financing for all types of major real estate transactions. This has included permanent loans, mezzanine loans, construction and revolving credit financing, defeasance, syndicated loan transactions, private placement memorandums, balance sheet debt, and commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) transactions. The Firm has represented borrowers, co-borrowers and guarantors on transactions ranging from $5,000,000 to those exceeding $500,000,000.


TRH represents landlords and tenants in all types of commercial real estate lease transactions, including retail leases (regional shopping mall, power center, strip mall), ground leases, office, industrial, and cell tower leasing, and biotechnology and data centers. The Firm has structured leases involving more than 100 million square feet of leaseable area.


Virtually all real estate transactions involve the creation and structuring of new entities or joint ventures. TeelRoeperHaines has artfully designed the deal architecture and coordinated, negotiated, drafted and documented joint venture agreements for a multitude of real estate transactions of varying size and complexity. These include partnership agreements, limited liability company agreements, tenancy-in-common structures, management agreements, contractor and license agreements, and include multi-tiered agreements between the owner and its debt and equity sources.


TRH’s development experience includes the representation of clients engaged in the development and redevelopment of every type of commercial property, including hotels, office buildings, regional malls, power centers, supermarkets, community & neighborhood centers, residential, including multi-family, condominiums, mixed-use projects, international resorts, and biotechnology and industrial projects.

Leadership Team

Kevin E. Teel

Dean E. Roeper

Shannon L. Haines

Recent Projects

Del Mar Plaza

Del Mar, California

Kapalua Bay Resort

Kapalua Bay, Maui

Seaport Village

San Diego, California

Gaslamp Hotel Ground Lease

San Diego, California

TRH in the Community

TeelRoeperHaines invests its time, talent and treasure in local, regional, national and global communities and organizations to empower and enrich their inhabitants. Our engagement includes children in countries like Haiti and Uganda, U.S wounded veterans, physically challenged athletes world-wide, teenagers in urban areas, immigrants seeking legal aid and many others.