A Wide Range of Real Estate Transactions for Cape Ann
Robert Visnick’s office is equipped to handle any real estate transaction, from reviewing a simple Purchase and Sale Agreement to structuring a complex development project. Attorney Visnick excels in both residential and commercial real estate, including development, financing, leasing and construction law. Financial institutions, investors, developers, owners, buyers, sellers and public entities find sound direction from his counsel. In property dispute matters, Attorney Visnick is a skilled mediator who uses a number of conflict resolution tools in settling disputes. His goal with his cases is to get to “yes”, to work out disputes in a civil manner, before resorting to costly litigation.
Robert Visnick handles both simple and complex real estate development projects throughout Cape Ann and the greater North Shore region. He is thoroughly versed in both residential and commercial zoning ordinances for Essex County, and his office has many years of experience working with the range of local and county registry, ordinance, and zoning offices. He has substantial experience and expertise in representing both private and institutional clients in sophisticated real estate transactions for the region, including covering all types of residential, commercial, retail, and industrial development.
Attorney Visnick has been involved in the development of real estate from simple land acquisition through to the permitting, construction, financing, title, operation, and sale. His office is experienced in the full permitting process, including subdivision, zoning and environmental, and conservation-related compliance. Additionally, his practice is adept at identifying and solving complex title issues and arranging for title insurance coverage. He has also been involved in the placement, evaluation and closing of real estate and asset-based financing, including the purchase of loan portfolios and in loan restructuring. He is also regularly involved in the representation of clients in connection with construction of retail, office and single-family residential development projects. In all of these efforts, his goal is to offer clients practical, creative, time-sensitive and cost-effective solutions to their real estate needs.
Public and private dispositions needing title review and certification, conveyancing, foreclosures, regulatory compliance, permit and licensing processes, easements, land use restrictions and property management advice. He advises on zoning issues, subdivision, environmental reviews, drafting of legislation, ordinances and legal opinions. Strategic planning, dispute resolution, foreclosures, sale-leasebacks, eminent domain, air rights, parcel assemblage, are all specialties of his.
He advises contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, architects and engineers dealing with contract documentation, public and private bidding, multi-contractor and joint venture relationships, including construction dispute resolution.
Well known for effective representation of clients before zoning and planning boards, conservation commissions, other administrative agencies and the Land Court, Attorney Visnick’s expertise in assisting property owners in the complex environment of federal, state, and local land use regulations. He works with environmental and land use controls on pending developments in environmental regulations and in day-to-day interaction with regulators. He advises on issues in the management of solid and hazardous wastes, federal, state and local wetlands and waterways matters involving both Federal and Massachusetts Environmental Policy Acts.
Negotiating purchase & sale agreements
Mortgage Loan Closings
Preparing mortgages, deeds, and other documentation
Examining and certifying titles
Assisting clients in all phases of real estate law including:
Project concept development
Zoning and land use planning
Financing and commercial leasing
Environmental and hazardous waste permits
Review of construction documents