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NY Real Estate Construction Transactions: Demystifying Construction Contracts for the Real Estate Professional

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Produced on March 24, 2017

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Course Information

Time 79 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Through the use of case studies and real-world examples, seasoned real estate and construction attorney Jeffrey Escobar walks participants through an in-depth overview of the major contracting construction transaction documents that compromise every construction project, including Owner/Architect agreements, Owner/Contractor agreements, and Contractor/Subcontractor agreements, as well as how they affect each other and the interests of your client. Presented from the specialized perspective of owners and developers, legal advisors and others, the program demystifies how to quickly identify and understand project risks, highlight the preferred position of each project stakeholder, the best practices for negotiating key provisions favorable to a client’s position, and a proposed real-world resolution.

This seminar is practical and useful for anyone who is tasked with reviewing and preparing construction contracts.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Review major construction transaction documents in depth, and understand how these documents affect each other and your client
  2. Examine the perspective of various stakeholders, including owners, developers, and legal advisors
  3. Explore how to quickly recognize and mitigate project risks
  4. Identify best practices for negotiating key provisions favorable to your client 

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Jeffrey Escobar

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Jeffrey R. Escobar is Senior Counsel in the New York office of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Concentrating on construction transactions and practices, he has led and advised clients on the development, construction and risk management of hundreds of large and complex vertical and horizontal construction projects across the country.

Jeffrey's practice primarily focuses on the negotiation, structuring, drafting and documenting of complex design, engineering and construction transactions representing both institutional and private clients, as well as the structuring, negotiating and drafting of joint venture and development agreements, development management agreements, property management agreements and project management agreements for an array of real estate development projects on behalf of project owners, real estate companies, closely-held developers and private equity funds.

Honored since 2014 as a New York Rising Star in Real Estate Construction in New York Super Lawyers by Thompson Reuters, Jeffrey continually provides clients with key insight and in-depth knowledge into every stage of real estate development, design and construction, from the construction of a professional sports arena and the only aerial commuter tramway system in the country in New York City, to the development and construction of luxury apartment communities in Los Angeles County and the development of renowned luxury-brand resorts and hotels in Hawaii and South Florida. From luxury resorts, hotels and leisure facilities, high-end fashion retail venues, commercial office buildings and skyscrapers and large scale residential development and apartment condominium complexes to healthcare and life science facilities, professional sports stadiums and entertainment venues, transportation facilities, infrastructure construction, and residential properties, there are no projects to small or too large that Jeffrey has not yet built.

From acquisition, finance, pen & pencil through shovel and gavel, Jeffrey provides clients with real “boots on the ground” and innovative advice and guidance through every stage of construction, applying a deep sense of practicality and business acumen to support clients in the successful completion and delivery of projects across the country and abroad.

 Before joining Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Jeffrey led the construction practices services of the Real Estate group at one of the top ranked international corporate law firms in the country and was associated with the top Chambers-ranked construction law firm in the United States.



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Very good and detailed lecture

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Excellent presentation

Ann L.

lots of information thanks

Holly R.

Again, he is an excellent knowledgeable presenter and I have enjoyed his courses. Thanks.

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