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Robert W. Bivins, Esq.
Robert W. Bivins, Esq.
bbivins@bhpalaw.com
813.280.6233
John M. Hemenway, Esq.
John M. Hemenway, Esq.
jhemenway@bhpalaw.com
813.280.6233
Eric A.  Cruz, Esq.
Eric A. Cruz, Esq.
ecruz@bhpalaw.com
813.280.6233
Jonathan W. Bryan, Esq.
Jonathan W. Bryan, Esq.
jbryan@bhpalaw.com

Bivins & Hemenway, P. A.

1060 Bloomingdale Avenue
Valrico, FL 33596
United States

Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Bivins & Hemenway, P.A. is a business and commercial real estate law firm in Tampa Florida. The Tampa commercial real estate attorneys at the firm serve clients throughout West Central Florida from offices located in the commercial heart of the fast-growing community of Brandon, located in Hillsborough County. A Tampa commercial real estate lawyer with Bivins & Hemenway serves development firms, builders, contractors, sub-contractors, and construction companies throughout West Central Florida, including their neighboring communities of Brandon, Riverview, Plant City, Lithia, FishHawk, and elsewhere in Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Pasco County, Sarasota County, and surrounding counties. The law firm of Bivins & Hemenway is committed to providing high-quality legal services to its clients in a timely, practical and effective manner that emphasizes value and personal attention.

The Tampa commercial real estate attorneys have earned an outstanding reputation for professional integrity and client satisfaction and its individual attorneys, litigators and professional staff is proud of the role they have played over the years in countless successful commercial real estate transactions in Tampa Florida. Commercial real estate in Tampa is often considered to be land plus anything permanently fixed to it, including: office buildings, retail store buildings, factories, condos, townhouses, homes, garages, storage sheds and other buildings attached to structures or included on the land. Media often refers to the Tampa area real estate market from the perspective of residential living and home values, but Tampa real estate is typically grouped into three broad categories:

  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Industrial Real Estate

Experienced Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

The Tampa commercial real estate attorneys in the law office of Bivins & Hemenway are focused on providing an unparalleled level of personal service to their clients. A Tampa commercial real estate law firm with offices based just east of Tampa in the heart of the fast-growing greater Brandon area, the Tampa Bay real estate lawyer counselors and advisors work with clients large or small, corporations or individuals, providing responsive legal services in the areas of real estate development, corporate and business law, institutional lending, environmental law, real estate property litigation, real estate contract litigation, business and commercial real estate litigation, probate and estate planning.

Results-Driven Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

The Tampa commercial real estate attorneys at the firm are experienced in representing clients in property tax adjustments and appeals, tax appraisal appeals and in legal proceedings with the Value Adjustment Board in Tampa Bay. Florida real estate law has become increasingly complex over the past few years. In Florida, not unlike other parts of the United States, it is customary for residential and commercial real estate buyers to seek the representation of a proven Tampa real estate lawyer to help manage and oversee the real estate acquisition process. Although this is not a legal prerequisite, even experienced real estate agents report that they have not witnessed, many commercial real estate deals finalized without the buyers consulting with a Tampa real estate attorney as real estate transactions are often quite involved. Real estate buyers in Tampa, Florida can turn to Bivins & Hemenway for professional management of complicated commercial real estate transactions in Tampa. The Tampa commercial real estate lawyers represent institutional lenders and borrowers in connection with:

  • Development Loan
  • Construction Loan
  • Revolving Lines of Credit
  • Builder Lines of Credit
  • Permanent Mortgage Financing
  • Mini-perm Mortgage Financing
  • Asset-based Financing
  • Agricultural Loan
  • Other Loan Transactions Including:
    • Issuance of Related Opinion Letters
    • Representation of Private Parties in:
      • Sales
      • Gifts
      • Other conveyances of real property, together with a wide range of:
        • Seller Financing
          • Non-Institutional Lending Transactions including:
            • Deal Structuring
            • Document Preparation
            • Collateralization

Knowledgeable Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Tampa commercial real estate attorneys can also provide a necessary buffer in what can be considered to be an emotional process. The Tampa real estate law firm of Bivins & Hemenway experiences an exceptional reputation for professional integrity and client satisfaction and its individual lawyers and professional staff are proud of the role they have played over the years in countless successful business transactions and real estate projects, as well as in enthusiastically advocating the interests of their clients. Tampa commercial real estate attorneys have extensive experience in drafting Florida real estate contracts and cut through the many roadblocks and barriers that exist within Florida real estate law.

Bivins & Hemenway has Tampa real estate attorney counselors with diverse areas of expertise that enable the firm to provide comprehensive solutions in Gulf Coast real estate cases. The team of Tampa commercial real estate lawyers is readily available to assist clients with the highest level of responsiveness and individual attention. Whether executing a multi-million dollar real estate transaction in Tampa, a basic estate plan, or if you are working with a Tampa custom home builder and are in need of legal guidance, you will work directly with the established Tampa real estate attorney professionals at the firm.

Tampa Real Estate Lawyer Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
    • Title Insurance
    • Real Estate Closing Services
    • Landlord Representation
    • Tenant Representation
    • Real Estate Litigation
    • Distressed Real Estate
    • Institutional Lending
    • Commercial Lending
    • Private Transfer
    • Financing Transaction
    • Construction Law
    • Construction Contract
    • Development Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Property Tax Adjustments
    • Property Tax Appeal
  • Real Estate Closing
  • Real Estate Escrow Services
    • Title Insurance
    • Real Estate Closing
      • Offering Title Insurance
      • Real Estate Closing
      • Escrow Services

Client-Oriented Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

The Tampa real estate law firm has the advantage of attorney-prepared documents derived from extensive experience in commercial and high-end residential title insurance matters, combined with experienced closing personnel supported by an on-site team of Tampa real estate attorneys. The Tampa commercial real estate lawyers of Bivins & Hemenway represent clients in the sale, purchase, transfer, development, leasing, financing of commercial and residential real estate, as well as related issues and commercial real estate disputes in Tampa. Representative engagements of the firm’s Tampa commercial real estate attorneys include:

  • Local investment group in connection with sale of commercial plaza.
  • National homebuilder in connection with the liquidation of its Florida land holdings.
  • Local church in successful appeal of the denial of its ad valorem property tax exemption.
  • Developer of commercial plaza in Valrico Florida in connection with project financing and development.
  • International petroleum companies in connection with DRI expansions at the Port of Tampa.
  • Developer of large condominium in connection with development of Naples Florida area.
  • National, regional, and community banks in connection with multi-million dollar residential and commercial financing, including SBA 504 loans.
  • Residential and commercial developers in connection with projects throughout Florida.

Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Florida real estate development, or Florida property development, is a multifaceted business, encompassing activities that range from the purchase of raw land and the sale of improved land or parcels to others, as well as the renovation or restoration and re-lease of existing property. Tampa commercial real estate development is different from construction development in Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and South Florida. If a residential, commercial property, or development has been classified as distressed real estate, the Tampa real estate lawyer advisors at Bivins & Hemenway represent residential real estate property owners in connection with short sales, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, Making Home Affordable programs, and other forms of Tampa home loan workouts. In landlord and tenant representations, the commercial real estate lease or rental agreement is the foundation of the landlord-tenant relationship; the landlord and tenant both have rights that may be disputed. The Tampa commercial real estate attorneys with the real estate law firm have experience in:

  • Landlord Dispute Cases
  • Tenant Dispute Cases

Landlord and Tenant disputes between Tampa landlords and tenants that can take many forms:

  • Upkeep Issue
  • Entering Premises
  • Failure To Provide Promised Amenities
  • Rent Dispute
  • Repair Issue
  • Non-payment of Rent
  • Security Deposit
  • Noise Complaint
  • Safety Hazard
  • Health Hazard
  • Pest Infestation
  • Toxic Mold
  • Lease Violations
  • Potential Eviction
  • Impending Eviction

The Tampa Bay area commercial real estate attorneys of Bivins & Hemenway law office counsel clients with their decision to initiate a lawsuit and, once initiated, zealously represent their interests throughout the litigation process and, where applicable, in the appellate and judgment phases of that process. The real estate litigation of the Tampa real estate law firm includes:

  • Foreclosure
  • Eviction
  • Quiet Title Actions

The experienced Tampa real estate lawyer advocates with the Florida real estate law office of Bivins & Hemenway represent parties in Florida’s real estate development and construction industry:

  • Architect
  • Engineer
  • Constructor
  • Subcontractor
  • Materialmen
  • Developer

The Florida real estate lawyers at Bivins & Hemenway represent their clients in connection with:

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Liability Assessment
  • Regulatory Proceeding
  • Site Assessment
  • Remediation Project

Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer and Title Insurance Authorized Agent

Bivins and Hemenway is an authorized Tampa real estate title insurance agent for a reputable national title insurance company. In various Florida real estate and business law transactions, the authorized Tampa real estate title insurance agent regularly serves as:

  • Real Estate Closing Agent
  • Real Estate Title Agent
  • Real Estate Escrow Services Agent

Offering title insurance, real estate closings and escrow services, the Tampa commercial real estate lawyers at the Florida real estate law firm has the advantage of attorney prepared documents derived from extensive experience in commercial and high-end residential title insurance matters, combined with experienced closing personnel supported by an on-site team of real estate attorneys. The Tampa Bay real estate attorneys of the firm value the opportunity to build a lasting relationship with their real estate clients and to be the first call when real estate legal needs arise. To better serve their Spanish speaking real estate clients, se habla Español.

Recognized Tampa Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s oldest and most respected law firm directory, has given a rating of “AV” – the highest rating available – to Robert W. Bivins, the firm Managing Partner, and Scott K. Smylie, who serves in an Of Counsel capacity. The firm also is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers published by Martindale-Hubbell. Robert W. Bivins has also been selected to Florida Super Lawyers. Bivins & Hemenway was named a finalist for the 2013 Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Awards as a result of the firm’s excellent business performance and commitment to its community. This is the sixth year in a row that Bivins & Hemenway has been nominated by its peers, and the second year in a row being named a finalist for this prestigious award. Bivins & Hemenway, P.A., is a full service real estate and business law firm serving clients throughout West Central Florida, just east of Tampa in the community of Brandon. The firm is committed to providing sophisticated legal services to its clients in a timely, practical, and effective manner that emphasizes value, and personal attention. The lawyers of Bivins & Hemenway, P.A., are also dedicated to meaningful community involvement in various civic, charitable, and business associations within their communities.

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Bivins & Hemenway, P. A.

1060 Bloomingdale Avenue
Valrico, FL 33596
United States

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Bivins & Hemenway, P. A.

1060 Bloomingdale Avenue
Valrico, FL 33596
United States

Law Firm Contact: Robert W. Bivins

Tel: 813.280.6233

Fax: 813.643.4904

Website: www.bhpalaw.com

Member Since: 2007

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