The firm has developed a strong reputation of service to the construction
industry. Our experience representing construction industry clients allows
us to handle diverse issues, while employing the specialized knowledge
required to master the most complex and challenging construction issues.
The services we provide cover many aspects of construction law, including:
- Development, review, negotiation and litigation of construction contracts
and related documents.
- Arbitration and litigation of construction and homeowners' association claims.
- Construction defect claims, including defense of Chapter 40 residential
construction defect litigation.
- Enforcing and defending mechanic's lien claims and foreclosure actions.
Reno Lawyers for Design Professionals
Our firm is recognized as one of the top law firms in Nevada for the representation
of design professionals. Our firm understands the unique legal issues
and standards of practice for architects, engineers, surveyors and other
design professionals. This allows us to quickly recognize and assess the
legal issues design professionals face each day, to handle construction
claims against design professionals, and to draft specialized contracts
for design professionals.
Our attorneys serve as panel counsel in Nevada for some of the largest
insurance companies in the world, including Zurich, XL and XLDP, DPIC,
CNA, St. Paul Travelers and others. In addition, we have served as counsel
for a large number of Nevada's design professional firms.
Real Estate Development & Construction Law
Our Reno construction law attorneys represent clients in a variety of real
estate development and construction matters, including acquisition, sale,
leasing, development, and construction of property in residential, commercial,
and industrial property categories.
Our range of experience includes:
- Land development
- Land use
- Zoning entitlements
Our services include representation and counseling regarding the complexities
of development, approval requirements and procedures, preparation and
prosecution of applications, and negotiation of development agreements,
and permits. We have extensive experience representing clients before
local and state planning bodies and agencies, including hearings and administrative
and judicial appeals. Whether the project is large or small, we can provide
you with the practical advice you need when addressing real estate development
and construction issues.
Leaders in the Construction & Development Community
Our community has experienced rapid growth and change in the real estate
industry and the firm has played a critical role in representing clients
in cases that have defined the future of real estate use. We are proud
to have helped shape the direction and the skyline of our community.
The services we provide to the real estate industry include:
- Real estate acquisition and development
- Title work
- Zoning issues
- Other commercial real estate services
We also offer counsel and representation regarding zoning litigation, commercial
and residential landlord/tenant disputes, and other types of real estate
litigation. In addition, we provide representation and counsel regarding
various business and partnership disputes.
Land Use, Development & Entitlements
Our legal team represents property owners and developers in all aspects
of real estate development to allow successful approval and sale of the
development. Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.P. has been
a leading force in the creation of entire programs for common interest
community development, including securing master plan amendments and zoning
entitlements and seeking approval of subdivisions with the Nevada Real
Estate Division. Over the years, we have been instrumental in the redevelopment
of the downtown core and redevelopment districts by providing legal counseling
to numerous local and national developers who seek to convert existing
buildings to residential and/or commercial use, and hotel- condominiums.
Our lawyers have represented clients in the conversion of existing structures
to condominiums in numerous projects representing unit sales
in excess of $300 million.
Land use and development matters the firm has handled for its clients include:
- Acquisition of residential and commercial real estate
- Acquisition and disposition of raw land for commercial development
- Acquisition of existing structures for redevelopment and conversions
- Securing government approval and entitlements to acquire and sell subdivisions
- Drafting documents for common interest community and subdivision development
- Drafting and enforcing easements
- Drafting and enforcing leases
- Municipal development and redevelopment agreements
- Zoning entitlements and disputes
- Construction and architectural contracts
Contact Our Construction & Development Attorneys
Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.P. has successfully guided
clients through the complicated local and regional land use, master plans,
zoning, entitlements, and approval and permitting processes on many complex
projects in northern Nevada. We also work cooperatively with local governments
and state agencies to find innovative solutions to all types of land use
To schedule a consultation with our Reno law firm, call (775) 284-8888.