Overview

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, and lease financing.

Sub-Practices

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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Case Studies

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Guides Major Urban Mixed-Use Redevelopment: Arsenal Yards

Hinckley Allen provided strategic counsel to Boylston Properties and The Wilder Companies, who recently secured the equity funding and construction loan necessary to begin construction of New England’s premier urban mixed-use redevelopment project. Arsen…

Case Study

Miss Porter’s School - Master Plan of Development

Miss Porter’s School is a secondary school in Farmington, Connecticut founded in 1843, with a mission of educating young women to shape the world in which they live.The firm has worked collaboratively with the Town’s Historic District Commission, Inlan…

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News & Insight

Firm News

56 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 15, 2019

Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®. Since its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers compi…

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Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: John J. Bolton

June 20, 2019

John’s practice is focused on real estate matters representing a wide range of commercial real estate issues including acquisition, development, zoning and permitting matters, and leasing of commercial property.How did you get involved in, or what led yo…

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Publication

The Expanding Definition of Retail: Incorporating Alternative Uses in Retail Shopping Centers

July 16, 2019

As retail real estate continues to evolve, landlords are increasingly looking for tenants with alternative uses to fill vacant spaces in shopping centers. What once may have been a toy store, might now be outfitted as a fitness center. A storefront that on…

Publication

Tariffs, Taxes, and Trade Wars: Using Material Price Escalation Clauses to Mitigate Risk in an Uncertain Political Climate

July 16, 2019

Current economic conditions and recent changes to trade policy governing the importation of goods crucial to construction activities—aluminum, steel, fuel, etc.—have had a significant impact on the cost of these and other goods in recent years. As a re…

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Event

State of the Real Estate Market | Rock Row

September 25, 2019

John H. Sokul, Jr. is speaking on a panel related to his work with Rock Row, a mixed-use development project in Maine, at New England Real Estate Journal's State of the Market. Hinckley Allen serves as real estate counsel to owner/developer Waterstone Prop…