Reno Construction & Development Lawyers

Serving Clients Throughout Northern Nevada

For decades, Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.P. has served the largest land developers and contractors in Nevada with a variety of high-stakes deals and issues. We are among the most trusted attorneys for these matters because we have demonstrated our skill, integrity, and ability to craft innovative solutions time and time again.

Leaders in the construction industry turn to us for a variety of reasons:

  • We are rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • We focus our extensive resources on a handful of cases at a time
  • We respond to all questions and needs on the same day they call
  • Our attorneys have more than 100 years of collective experience

Whatever your needs, our Reno construction attorneys can help. Call us at (775) 284-8888 to discuss your case or read below to learn more about our services.

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Skilled Representatinon for Construction Industry Clients

Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.P. has developed a strong reputation for top quality 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
  • Annexation
  • Entitlements
  • Subdivision
  • 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 challenges.

To schedule a consultation with our Reno law firm, call (775) 284-8888.

Client Success Stories

Our goal is to identify what our clients need and then do whatever it takes to give it to them. It’s that simple.

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What Sets Our Firm Apart

  • Our Experience

    You need an attorney who hasn’t just learned about the law- but someone who practices it day in and day out.

  • Our Resources

    When your case is bigger than you, you need a firm with the resources to support and guide you through it.

  • Our Ability

    When you call. We answer. It’s that simple. We understand that the key to results is constant communication.

  • Our Strategy

    We’re true trial lawyers. We prepare every case as if it’s going to trial. This ensures we’re ready for the unexpected.

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