El Paso

221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915.533.4424
Fax: 915.546.5360


2905 San Gabriel St, Suite 205, 
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.320.5466
Fax: 512.320.5431

Las Cruces

3800 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: 575.527.0023
Fax: 915.546.5360

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Real Estate

Kemp Smith real estate attorneys understand our clients’ real estate needs, and we assist in planning the structure of and negotiating complex real estate transactions.

Acquisitions, Sales and Exchanges

  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • 1031 (tax-deferred) exchanges
  • Due diligence activities
  • Title and survey review

Commercial Leasing

  • Ground leases
  • Restaurant and retail leases
  • Office, warehouse and industrial leases
  • Subleasing and assignment

Condemnation, Eminent Domain

  • Condemnation
  • Eminent domain

Design and Construction Agreements

  • Design, engineering and construction agreements


  • Land use planning

Property Tax Appeals and Disputes

  • ARB hearings
  • Property tax appeals
  • Property tax exceptions and renditions

Real Estate Disputes

  • Landlord tenant disputes
  • Landowner disputes
  • Disputes between buyers and sellers

Real Estate Financing

  • Tax increment financing (TIF)
  • Commercial and private financing

Title, Zoning and Land Use

  • Conservation programs
  • Comprehensive plan agreements, zoning, conditional use permits

Variances and Development Agreements

  • Subdivisions/lot divisions
  • Condominium and townhomes
  • Easements and covenants
  • Title and survey review