The law firm of Barry R. Gogel regularly creates fee simple and leasehold condominium real property agreements to help clients navigate a mixed use and mixed ownership building, to facilitate the building and operating its business affairs more efficiently.  The Gogel Law firm also has extensive experience negotiating the real property rights concerning commercial condominiums of ground-leased parcels, which are permitted under New York law.

The law firm of Barry R. Gogel has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and closing all types of commercial real estate transactions. In addition, the firm emphasizes that time is of the essence in closing a transaction and will work diligently to ensure that the deals come together promptly in a legally sound and advantageous way, while achieving the goals of his clients.

Mr. Gogel is a very knowledgeable and very effective New York City commercial real estate lawyer devoted to making every real estate transaction successful for any seller or buyer he represents. His focus is on managing all issues related to your real estate transaction, from purchase agreements, to commercial leases to refinancing work-outs for all commercial real estate property, including mixed-use buildings, and undeveloped land. His legal practices focus is on real estate properties situated in the  New York City area, although his clientele consists of those located in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, in addition to across the country and internationally.


  • Acquisition of Commercial Property in New York
  • Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation
  • Drafting of Purchase and Sales Agreements
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Escrow Holdback Agreements
  • Joint Sales and Venture Agreements
  • Mortgages and Real Estate Financing
  • Non-circumvention Agreements
  • Purchase Contract Preparation and Confirmation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Closings
  • Reviewing Real Estate Tax Issues
  • Reviewing If There Is Any Unpaid Property Taxes or Unpaid Hpd Liens Against the Building
  • Reviewing Real Estate Contracts
  • Secured and Unsecured Transactions
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) Real Property Financing Loans
  • Title Examinations (Title and Lien Searches)
  • License Transfers
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Purchases and Sales of Commercial Real Estate Including Apartment and Office
  • Buildings
  • Land Purchases or Sales
  • Acting for Borrowers or Lenders on Mortgage Transactions
  • Advising Borrowers Concerning Mortgage Liability


Mr. Gogel assists clientele with creating strategies for and structuring acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate, including land, office, retail, hotel, industrial, healthcare, schools, banks, along with other numerous types of commercial real estate properties. This includes structuring, drafting and negotiating purchase and sale documents, accomplishing due diligence reviews, including reports on title, environmental concerns, and leases, and watching over and helping clients through financing and escrow processes.


Commercial real estate transactions are fundamentally complex, especially in New York City.. Business real estate property Sale and Purchase Contracts must be negotiated and confirmed, and require research investigations have to be organized and executed, licenses often need to be transferred, financing, leases, and closing papers need to be negotiated, prepared and validated. The challenge for the commercial real estate lawyer, especially in New York City, is to manage every one of these details without losing sight of the big picture which is helping clients in obtaining their objectives.

At the Law Offices of Barry R. Gogel, we meet that challenge on a daily basis. Since 1994, we’ve represented clients from New York, the United States, and abroad, in all facets of their business and commercial transactions associated with their New York City commercial real estate purchasing and sales, Mr. Gogel, through is 20 years of experience, is aware of which issues are material and what to watch out for to get the most beneficial results for his clients, as he diligently prepares, negotiates and confirms the commercial real property transfer transaction and documents to make certain his clients are protected, satisfies their goals are achieved, and that the transactions are successful.


With our law firm’s extensive with real property development, leasing, sales and purchases of real property in New York City, our law firm works with “time is of the essence” and diligence, and we take the time to understand the details our clients goals which is crucial to successful projects. which saves the client both time and money, while completing our clients real estate transactions, achieving our clients goals. Mr. Gogel has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in complex commercial and residential real estate transactions. His clients have valued and relied upon his New York real estate law related knowledge, his ability to navigate the complexities that one often finds when dealing in the New York City real estate market.


The adage, “The Devil’s in the Details”, is especially true when it comes to commercial financing details do matter. Joint venture partners and Investors, and financial institutions, require that they need to be fully informed and need to know to the extent possible, exactly what’s involved when making real property financing and investment decisions and seeking commercial investments, in a detailed, well-organized and clear way, demonstrating the feasibility of the complex real property transactions.

If you need a law firm with established credentials in real estate practice, you welcome to meet with the New York City law firm of Barry R. Gogel, today.

The Gogel law firm always gets the job done and I continue to use them for all of my real estate law related mattersJoe Green

Some Of Our Law Firms Typical Types of Transactions

International Media Company

In Connection with leasing of 50000+ office and video editing space in the New York Metropolitan area and the relocation of its news bureau in ManhattanInternational Media Company

Representated a Private School

     With respect to its development of a five story school in Manhattan, involving a complex ground lease, development and bond financing structure.

Private School

Representated a Developer / Borrower in $45 Million Financing Transactions

This Construction financing allowed for the building of their newest senior facility.

Developer / Borrower
Represented a regional bank as Construction Lender

These transactions, often very complex, also include such diverse matters as a New Jersey retail development, warehouse development and a Manhattan condominium conversionRegional Bank

The Type of Service Our Real Estate Transaction Clients Can Expect

Why Hire Our Law Firm

  • We are always available for status updates and questions regarding your real estate matter and services performed by our very experience law firm.
  • Experienced law firm that specializes in real estate transactions and real property financing.
  • We work with due diligence to finish your real estate matter fast and without sacrificing quality or cost effectiveness
  • As you consider a real estate project, our law firm would be glad to discuss the often complex legal, transactional and financial issues involved

Customers Served

  • Industrial & Business Clients
  • Commercial Clients
  • Not-for-Profit Corporations
  • Individuals
  • Residential Home Buyers
  • Major Property Owners in the Midtown & Downtown New York City Markets/

Other Law Office Information

  • Home & Business Place Consultations
  • Efficient, Affordable, & Experienced
  • Residential Home Buyers
  • Major Property Owners in the New York City real estate Markets

Proudly Serving the People of the Metropolitan New York City and Adjoining Areas

Serving New York City Area, Including, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester  County, New Jersey and adjacent areas, including Long Island and New Jersey, along with of course domestic and international client’s wishing to expand and/or conduct business in the New York City Metropolitan area.