Our team of real estate attorneys and paralegals is nationally recognized for superior quality work and the ability to complete even the most complex transactions on-time and within budget. Recognized as one of the nation’s top real estate law firms, our attorneys have also been honored by organizations including Chambers & Partners, Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers.® We offer a full spectrum of services related to commercial real estate including, transactional, leasing, financing, development, mixed-use and warehouse & distribution needs.


Knowing the viewpoint of all parties makes us very effective.

Because we represent developers, corporations, pension funds, investment funds, health care and educational institutions, insurers, restaurants, hotels—landlords and tenants—lenders, and borrowers, we have a deep appreciation for the priorities of all parties in a real estate transaction. Over time, this perspective has given us an ability to efficiently negotiate and close some of the region’s largest and most complex real estate transactions. We represent everyone from local clients to FORTUNE 500® companies with real estate projects throughout the country.

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Our international network

Hinckley Allen is a member of Globalaw, an over 20 year old global network of mid-sized independent law firms, with the mission of providing excellent personalized legal services though a well-connected relationship focused network. It offers a worldwide network of over 110 independent, full service law firms, with approximately 4,500 lawyers practicing in over 165 cities spanning 85 countries. All of Globalaw’s member firms have broadly-based real estate, business and litigation practices, and each is well versed in its local jurisdiction on how to get things done. As a result, the network provides our clients with immediate access to a responsive, seasoned, and specialized real estate experts, wherever needed. So, when you are managing or pursuing international real estate investments – whether shopping centers, development deals, port facilities or office buildings – our attorneys can offer an efficient, responsive way to move into new opportunities through our personal relationships within the Globalaw network.

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Case Studies

Case Study

Acquisition & Financing of 50K Square Foot Industrial and Manufacturing Property

Hinckley Allen represented Eastern Real Estate, a well-known Boston based real estate investment company, in connection with the acquisition and financing of a 50,000 square foot, fully leased industrial and manufacturing property in the suburban Boston co…

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Counsel for City in Acquisition and Development of Historic Property

Represent the City of Portsmouth, NH in the acquisition of the historic Thomas J. McIntrye building from the federal government via the National Historic Monuments Program and in negotiations with a private developer for the rehabilitation and modernizatio…

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News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Welcomes Land Use Attorney Andrea Gomes

March 4, 2021

Andrea Gomes has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the firm’s real estate group. Andrea joins the firm’s Hartford office from Shipman & Goodwin, LLP, where she focused on land use permitting and litigation, environmental and municipal law. S…

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Prominent Land Use Attorney Timothy S. Hollister joins Hinckley Allen

February 12, 2021

Expanding its team of veteran real estate attorneys, Hinckley Allen has added Timothy S. Hollister, a Connecticut prominent land use and environmental lawyer, as a partner to the firm.“Tim’s extensive experience in land use will make him a valuable ass…

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Real Estate Insights (and Surprises!) from Q1 2021

April 7, 2021

As we began to understand what economic recovery post COVID-19 looks like, our real estate attorneys share their observations from the first quarter of 2021.There is a general sense of optimism about the future. Increased interest in workforce housing pro…


Data Center Leasing Considerations

February 26, 2021

This article was originally published in New England Real Estate Journal on February 26, 2021. To view the original, please click here.The market for data-center leasing in the United States, already on the rise, received an enormous boost in 2020 after CO…

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CREW CT VIRTUAL EVENT: Industrial - A Star Asset Class Continues to Shine Bright

April 21, 2021

Attorney, Andrea Gomes will moderate CREW CT's first in a four-part series, exploring commercial real estate in Connecticut in a COVD and post-COVID world."Join industry experts in discussing how COVID has impacted the industrial real estate market in Conn…