Gilmartin Magence LLP

Law Firm in Boston, MA
Attorney at Law
617-375-9000

About This Firm

GM provides legal advice and guidance, process management, and coordination for real estate transactions involving individual home buyers and sellers, property owners, developers and entrepreneurs, lenders and agents in the Massachusetts area. We have extensive experience in virtually every aspect of real estate law, as well as business representation, loan workouts, and secured lending.

In addition to successfully completing title searches and closings for thousands of satisfied home and condominium buyers and sellers, we have represented hundreds of institutional lenders and developers.

So whether you're looking to close on your dream home or about to embark on a major real estate or business deal, GM can help you do it successfully. It doesn't matter if you're a start-up organization or an established firm; you're treated with the same level of dedication, respect, and commitment to client service.

The lawyers at GM have represented a diverse spectrum of clients ranging from individuals to large institutions and from "start-ups" to long established businesses. A partial list of clients the firm represents includes: Aquitaine Restaurant Group, Bank of America, Beacon Capital Partners, Inc., Beacon Properties, Berkeley Investments, BNY Mellon Financial, BosProp Investors, LLC, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Boston Residential Group LLC, Cathartes Investments, CitiGroup, Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, Cresset Development, Cusiniers, Inc., Draper & Kramer, Extell Development Company, First Republic Bank, General Growth Properties, Gold Associates, Guaranteed Rate, Insight Partners, JC Cannistraro, JP Morgan Chase, J.S. Karlton Co., Inc., MassDevelopment, Merrill Lynch, MetLife Home Loans, Mortgage Master, Morgan Stanley, Mt. Washington Bank, Northern Trust, Samuels & Associates, Sea-Dar Enterprises, Sawyer Enterprises, Sovereign Bank, The Abbey Group, The Carlyle Group, The Gale Company, The Radco Companies, Traffic Restaurant, LLC, Washington Trust Bank, Webster Bank and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.

With offices in the greater Boston and Eastern Massachusetts area, we are able to deliver on your terms at your convenience.

Residential Real Estate

GM attorneys help buyers and sellers successfully complete home and condominium transactions, and represent banks and mortgage companies in title matters. We review purchase and sales agreements and closing documents, provide advice on contracts and inspection issues, conduct the closing, make sure all proceeds are properly paid out and accounted for, establish clear title to the property, and even recommend financing options. Our online services speed the closing process, eliminate costly mistakes, and simplify life for buyers, sellers, agents and lenders.

Commercial Real Estate

We bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table during each and every commercial real estate transaction. In a recent readers' poll conducted by the Banker & Tradesman, GM was voted top commercial closing law firm. GM attorneys represent clients engaged in the purchase, sale, and lease of commercial properties ranging from office buildings and shopping malls to public buildings and health clubs. GM is a members of the American Land Title Association and the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts.

Business Representation

Since its inception, GM has helped small and medium-sized businesses protect their assets and comply with tax and government regulations. Our attorneys can provide advice on corporate law matters, enforce your rights as a creditor to get you paid, help you choose the right business entity for incorporation, protect your trademarks and service marks, and more.

Loan Workouts

Drawing on an in-depth knowledge of real estate financing, GM lawyers often take on the challenge of restructuring troubled real estate projects. In some cases, our loan workout and bankruptcy experts represent financial institutions looking to protect their loans and other interests. In other cases, we are appointed by the court as a trustee to supervise failing enterprises. Because we have experience on both sides of these difficult transactions, we are able to successfully negotiate agreements that meet the business objectives of our clients and bring the matter to a mutually acceptable resolution.

Secured Lending

GM represents lenders, borrowers and investors in a wide range of financing transactions secured by real estate and other assets. These include loans for property acquisition, development and construction, loan workouts, refinancing, sales of loan portfolios, conduit financing, and debt and equity structuring projects. We also handle municipal finance transactions including tax-exempt and tax increment bond transactions for major public and private projects.

Areas of Law

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law and Commercial Finance.
  • Land Use
 

Overall Client Rating

in Real Estate
4.5 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
4.5
Responsiveness
4.5
Quality of Service
4.5
Value for Money
4.5

  • Data based on 2 reviews
  • Recommended by 2 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 07/31/13
Posted by a Consumer on 07/31/13
Recommended
4.3 out of 5.0
Our attorney with Gilmartin Magence (Angelica Gonzalez) was very thorough and of great help with our closing. Could have been more responsive particular in the final hours leading up to closing, we would have appreciated more time to review the HUD-1 statement (at least a full 24 hours). Otherwise no complaints and would happily recommend.
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Clients

Beacon Capital Partners, Inc., Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, Bank of America, The New York Mortgage Company, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Summit Mortgage, LLC, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation, Aquitaine Restaurant Group, Traffic Restaurant, LLC, Cusiniers, Inc., Cathartes Investments, Mellon Financial, Countrywide Home Loans, MassDevelopment, J.S. Karlton Co., Inc., The Carlyle Group, Washington Mutual Bank, The Gale Company, Insight Partners, Draper & Kramer, Boston Residential Group LLC, The Radco Companies, Beacon Properties, Sea-Dar Enterprises, Extell Development Company and Gold Associates, 25 & 35 Channel Center Condominiums, The Residences at the InterContinental Condominium, Lafayette Lofts Condominium, Parris Landing Condominium, Malden Place Condominium, 360 Newbury Street Condominium, Broadluxe Condominium, Sierra + Tango Condominium, Repton Place Condominium, Longwood Towers Condominium, Riverbank Lofts Condominium, FP3 Condominium, Zero Marlborough Condominium and W-Providence Hotel & Residences and Nouvelle at Natick Condominium.

Contact Information

Firm Address

Gilmartin Magence LLP
376 Boylston Street,
Boston, MA 02116-3812
U.S.A.

Phone

617-375-9000

Fax

617-375-5700

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Office Information
 376 Boylston Street,
Boston, MA 02116-3812

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Office Hours
Monday
09:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Tuesday
09:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Wednesday
09:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Thursday
09:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Friday
09:00 AM- 05:00 PM

Other Offices
Newton Office
305 Washington Street Newton, Massachusetts
Newton, Massachusetts Office: 305 Washington Street, 02458. Telephone: 617-964-4300. Fax: 617-964-1234.

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