Real Estate

For Decades, Hanft Fride Attorneys Have Played a Significant Role in Duluth Real Estate Law

Our real estate development practice represents private, entrepreneurial and commercial developments related to the acquisition, construction, financing, leasing and disposition of real estate. We are proud to assist our clients in the analysis, planning and acquisition in advance of their identification or selection of a project for development, rental, condominiumization or sale. We also help facilitate the organization of entities and relationships, including investor relationships, to allow and create appropriate financing for projects. We work on planning and zoning issues, tax increments and other governmental financing vehicles.

Our real estate attorneys have played a role in most of the significant real estate development projects in Duluth, Minnesota through the last several decades. Our experience also extends around northeast Minnesota and well into Wisconsin.

Our real estate law practice includes land use, environmental law, municipal approvals and governmental relations. By tying these services together, and applying our firm’s expertise, we address and manage all aspects of our clients’ real estate business opportunities.

Real Estate services include:

  • Commercial leasing
  • Common interest communities, declarations and restrictions
  • Condominiums
  • Construction and permanent financing
  • Mining and minerals
  • Property sales, acquisition, due diligence and closing
  • Reciprocal easement agreements
  • Survey and title analysis

Real property development, purchase and sale are part of a dynamic business law firm and we pride ourselves on the construction of transactions that work for all parties.

Hanft Fride Real Estate Attorneys

Charles “Huck” Andresen

Of Counsel

Kimberly E. Brzezinski


William M. Burns


Jennifer L. Carey


Holly E. Haller

Associate Attorney

Brent W. Malvick


Mark D. Pilon