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STEVEN IVY P.C. Illinois law firm offering business law, real estate law, patent law, trademark law, copyright law, trade secrets, mediation, arbitration, contract law, immigration law, employment law, import law, export law, commercial real estate.
...Bonds, DBIA, AIA Agreements, Titles & Warranties

Development Issues

Local, National & International Developments

STEVEN IVY P.C. specializes in real estate development projects. The firm provides legal services to development companies of all sizes and from various geographical areas. We can help local companies and developers from other states develop real estate properties in all fifty states. Due to our professional associations with attorney and consultants abroad the firm is able to assist clients in their international developments.


Development Ventures & Capital Formations

STEVEN IVY P.C. understands the financial challenges confronting domestic and international developers. The firm assists clients in all aspects of capital formation. We also help clients negotiate and structure joint ventures to raise capital and to form competent entities capable of handing large developments.


Professional Service

The hallmark of our practice is professional service. We work closely with our clients to ensure that their interests are properly protected. STEVEN IVY P.C. is servicing clients in several Illinois counties, including: Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Kane County, DeKalb County, Will County, McHenry County and Kendall County. Our clients can meet with us in eight Illinois locations, including: Chicago, Lisle, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Rosemont, Saint Charles, Schaumburg, and Warrenville.


Other Real Estate Development Issues

The firm also assists clients with other common, and less anticipated, real estate development issues. We handle any and all permit-related issues, counsels clients on zoning matters and other real estate regulatory issues. STEVEN IVY P.C. also advises clients on evictions, condemnation, environment matters and public domain issues. We formulate, negotiate, and execute development agreements, and if necessary, vigorously represent clients in front of municipal, state and federal authorities.


Construction Practice

STEVEN IVY P.C. dedicates itself to legal representation of construction companies. We work closely with contractors, realtors, designers, builders, architects and various real estate developers. We fully understand the obstacles construction companies confront on a daily basis. From constantly increasing  cost of labor, to zoning variations, down to environment issues. We respond to these obstacles by offering efficient and flexible legal services, designed to be molded and adjusted to meet our clients' long and short-term goals.


Other Construction Issues

STEVEN IVY P.C. consults construction clients on risk management, regulation of conflicts, mitigation of damages and dispute resolution. The firm assists clients during ADR proceedings, including mediation, arbitration and case evaluation. If necessary, we provide vigorous legal representation during various governmental hearing, town hall meeting and litigation. All things considered, our construction clients can count on our legal assistance in the following areas:

Construction And

Comprehensive Development Services

STEVEN IVY P.C. provides comprehensive real estate legal services. Our expertise includes commercial, industrial and residential real estate. We assist our clients with all legal aspects of real estate purchases, management and sale. We offer our services to land developers, construction companies, individual investors and landlords. We work on projects of various sizes, resolving simple and the most complex real estate issues.


Construction Contracts

STEVEN IVY P.C. helps construction companies formulate, negotiate, document and implement construction and design contracts. We efficiently handle the most commonly-utilized contracts, related to employment, material procurement and transportation. The firm also specializes in negotiation and preparation of the new project contracts. From school, banks, hotels, malls, department stores to assisted-living homes, hospitals and condominiums, down to low-income housing, our law firm handles them all. Our legal practice is versatile and cost effective, a perfect match for demanding clients dealing with complex projects.

  1. Bonds                                           

  2. Contract Formation

  3. Contract Negotiations

  4. Capital Raising Matters

  5. Construction Loan Preparation

  6. Construction Loan Negotiation

  7. Construction Claims

  8. Condemnation

  9. DBIA & AIA Agreements





  1. Dispute Resolution Matters                 

  2. Gov. Programs, HUD, Tax Credits

  3. Insurance Issues

  4. Evictions

  5. Environmental Issues

  6. Easements & Boundary Issues

  7. Foreclosures

  8. Leasing Agreements

  9. Leasing Tenant & Landlord Rights


  1. Mechanic's Lien and Other Lien Issues

  2. Mortgage Defects, Fraud & Restructure

  3. Receiverships

  4. Title Insurance

  5. Tax - Property Tax Issues

  6. Tax - Reducing Property Taxes

  7. Tax - Deferred Exchange 1031

  8. Zoning & Land Use Regulations

  9. Warranties

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