Real Estate & Community Development

The Real Estate and Community Development Group of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP is a cornerstone of the firm.  Our attorneys have handled a broad range of real estate transactions – purchases, sales, leases, exchanges, financing, construction and development – while advising landlords, tenants, developers, lenders, borrowers, buyers and sellers.  Our attention to detail and dedication to our clients’ needs has provided the foundation for more than three decades of successful real estate ventures.

Our Real Estate and Community Development Group focuses in four key areas: affordable housing and community development; private financing; commercial sales, acquisitions and leasing; and environmental initiatives.


Speaking Engagements


  • 07/25/2019

    SFGH Partners Provide Pro Bono Assistance for Illinois Low Income Housing

    In 2018, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP (SFGH) represented pro bono Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH). CPAH is a provider of community land trust financed low-income housing. CPAH was joining with Lake County Residential Development Corporation (LCRDC) and Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County (AHC) to strengthen the community resources that supported low-income housing in Lake County and northern Cook County. SFGH partners were instrumental in organizing and directing the combination to close it by the end of the year.