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Pursley Friese Torgrimson Helps Obtain $8.7M in Recent Judgments, Settlements and Transactions
Managing Partners Stephanie Friese, Christian F. Torgrimson Moderate Real Estate Bisnow’s Second Annual Atlanta Construction and Development Summit
Before the end of the first quarter of 2014, Pursley Friese Torgrimson completed for its clients the following judgments, collections, settlements and transactions:
Private Property Condemned for Governmental Use
Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson, Partner Charles N. Pursley Jr. and Attorney Angela D. Robinson represent private property owners when property is condemned for governmental use. Torgrimson resolved the condemnation of a commercial shopping center for more than double the original offer, resulting in a settlement prior to the filing of litigation. She also successfully negotiated access rights, easement rights and compensation for a commercial office building in a condemnation matter prior to litigation. Commercial Real Estate Women Atlanta recently selected Torgrimson to its exclusive leadership program for 2014. She has been selected by Super Lawyers magazine as a 2014 Georgia Super Lawyer, as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia, and as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Georgia for 2014.
Pursley and Robinson have settled a condemnation of commercial property with an office building and an outdoor advertising sign for 149% more than the condemnor’s original offer. The attorneys also increased the compensation by 221% for the condemnation of a vacant commercial property. Pursley led the settlement of related commercial property for 158% more than the condemnor’s offer. He is among The Best Lawyers in America (2014) for eminent domain and condemnation law and was selected by Super Lawyers magazine as a Georgia Super Lawyer for 2014. Robinson is a member of the Urban Land Institute Atlanta’s Center for Leadership Class of 2014.
Real Estate Acquisition, Disposition, Leasing Transactions
Pursley Friese Torgrimson helps real estate developers and investors maximize return on investment through property acquisition, disposition and leasing. The firm also works with lending institutions of all sizes that require representation related to closings, acquisitions, workouts and foreclosures. Managing Partner Stephanie Friese effectively negotiated a 15,000-square-
Friese and Attorney Christine Norstadt negotiated a 15,000-square-
Attorney Lou Papera recently helped facilitate a leasing transaction involving more than 125,000 square feet of office space comprising three related leases including a renewal of office space of more than 90,000 square feet plus two new leases for more than 27,000 square feet and 9,000 square feet, respectively. His client’s real estate transaction was featured among Atlanta’s Top 10 Office Leases in 2013 by Real Estate Bisnow Atlanta (http://www.bisnow.com/
In event news, Friese and Torgrimson joined expert panelists during Real Estate Bisnow’s Second Annual Atlanta Construction and Development Summit earlier this month in Atlanta. As moderators, Friese and Torgrimson helped break down various Atlanta neighborhoods poised for growth and discussed what it takes to get a new project off the ground related to new development and construction methods, financing strategies, construction costs and building designs.
Pursley Friese Torgrimson advocates for businesses of all sizes on real estate matters that are transactional or involve litigation. Contact a member of the commercial real estate law firm to discuss your real estate business challenge at 404-876-4880.
About Pursley Friese Torgrimson LLP
Legal excellence is one of the reasons why businesses and real property owners choose Pursley Friese Torgrimson. Pursley Friese Torgrimson applies strategic insight to achieve meaningful results for businesses and the real estate community in the United States. The firm’s business-oriented approach is practical and fiscally responsible in resolving challenges that are transactional or involve litigation at trial or alternative dispute resolution.
The women-owned, women-managed law firm advocates on behalf of businesses and property owners, corporate real estate executives, real property investors and brokers, landlords, tenants, franchisors/
U.S. News & World Report ranks Pursley Friese Torgrimson among the nation’s Best Law Firms for 2014; the peer-review publication Best Lawyers® ranks the firm’s attorneys among the nation’s Best Lawyers in America for eminent domain and condemnation;
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