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Real Estate Law

Barney McKenna & Olmstead has one of the most experienced real estate practices in Southern Utah and Southern Nevada. Our real estate clients include many of the best known and most successful companies in the region. We are an integral part of the St. George community and work closely with appraisers, title companies, lenders, government entities, and officials on behalf of our clients.

Our real estate attorneys have the knowledge, experience and network to quickly and efficiently handle your real estate matters. Our expertise covers everything from simple variance requests to complete rezoning efforts. Our projects include new communities, planned residential developments, industrial parks, and office parks.

Find out how Barney McKenna & Olmstead can assist you with your real estate legal needs. Call us at 435-628-1711 now.

How Barney McKenna & Olmstead Can Help You

Our St. George and Mesquite real estate lawyers have substantial experience in handling a variety of complex real estate transactions. Some of the services we offer include:

  • Residential and commercial real estate sales
  • Homeowners’ associations and CC&Rs
  • Land use, development, and zoning
  • Real estate litigation
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Commercial leasing
  • Landlord-tenant law
  • Real estate financing
  • Foreclosures
  • Site plans and variances
  • Ordinance amendments
  • Mechanic’s lien claims
  • 1031 exchanges
  • Condemnation

Our team of attorneys are also experienced in business law, construction law and civil litigation which provides our clients with a team that can handle your project from start to finish and take care of any legal problems that may arise.

Navigating Land Use and Zoning Laws

Development is essential to the overall economic climate of our region. Municipalities are continually looking to develop retail centers, residential communities, office complexes and other projects. Helping our property owning clients and developers obtain the necessary land use entitlements and approvals is critical to their ability to turn undeveloped property into a successful and profitable development.

As our region’s economic climate continues to evolve and grow, the ongoing development of residential, commercial, and mixed-use areas is imperative. With our assistance, many of our clients have turned undeveloped property into profitable projects that enrich the community.

We have broad experience navigating the complex zoning, permitting, and tax and bond issues related to all types and sizes of development projects. We are skilled in drafting development agreements to secure the necessary entitlements, permits and land use designations for our clients’ projects including general and specific plan amendments, zone changes, site development permits, development agreements, variances, tract maps, parcel maps and other project approvals.

Critical to our clients’ success is our strong working relationships with county and city planning officials, neighborhood representatives, commissions and administrators, developers and other associations which assists our clients in obtaining the appropriate land use and permitting approvals.

State and Municipal Law

In our region of the country, there are numerous challenges and opportunities in the realm of economic growth. As a cornerstone of the community, the attorneys at Barney McKenna & Olmstead are well informed of the unique characteristics that define Southern Utah and Southern Nevada. We also have attorneys licensed in California, Arizona, and Washington.

Our experience includes the representation of municipalities as well as those individuals and businesses that work with local governments in the development of land. Our attorneys have put in substantial work to build local connections and use their extensive experience with government agencies to support our clients in their endeavors.

Our services in this area include:

  • Business and Economic Regulation
  • Eminent Domain, Easements, Rights of Way, Roadways
  • Enforcement Actions Government Contracts
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Licensing Matters
  • Master Plans of Development
  • Property Acquisition
  • Real Estate Development
  • Taxation
  • Water Law

Contact Barney McKenna & Olmstead and Explore Your Options

At Barney McKenna & Olmstead, we understand that any real estate purchase or development is a significant investment of time and money. When we meet to discuss your current real estate legal needs, we’ll take an extensive look into your plan, consider different options, and explain the approaches that are available to you.

Whether you need help with zoning concerns, land use permits, the purchase of a home or commercial space, or a dispute with a neighbor or tenant, you need the legal team at Barney McKenna & Olmstead by your side providing direction and advise to ensure your success.

Our team is ready to help you with your real estate needs. Find out what your next steps are by contacting us now. Call us at 435-628-1711 or reach out online to set up a consultation.