Bradford Real Estate Law LLC

About The Firm

Bradford Real Estate Law LLC is a boutique commercial real estate law firm that handles all types of real estate transactions, including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, and real estate finance, for a broad range of clients. The goal of the firm is to provide high-quality, innovative and efficient legal services for its clients.

About Dina Bradford

Dina is a commercial real estate attorney who has primarily focused on commercial real estate transactions from the beginning of her legal career at Sidley Austin LLP. Dina has extensive experience in commercial leasing, representing retail, office and industrial landlords and tenants, both sellers and purchasers in acquisitions and dispositions of retail, office, industrial, mixed-use and vacant real estate, and both lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate finance transactions. Dina’s depth and breadth of experience in commercial real estate enables Dina to provide practical advice to accomplish her clients’ objectives. Dina has represented real estate developers, national retail tenants and shopping center owners, office, industrial and mixed-use owners and tenants, Fortune 100 companies, family owned businesses, lenders, and not-for-profit corporations in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

Prior to founding her own law firm, Dina was a partner at Strategic Leasing Law Group LLP and Krasnow Saunders Kaplan & Beninati LLP and a real estate associate at Sidley Austin LLP. Dina has been named a “Rising Star” (Real Estate) by Illinois Super Lawyers® from 2014 to present.

Education: Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2000), Northwestern University (B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, 1997).

Bar Admissions: Illinois

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    Dina has significant experience representing both landlords and tenants of single-tenant and multi-tenant properties, including mixed-use, industrial, office and retail properties. This depth of experience has provided Dina with the ability to take a practical and balanced approach to negotiating leases so the lease transactions can be consummated efficiently with the proper allocation of risk that meet her clients’ objectives.

    Acquisitions and Dispositions

    Dina has regularly handled real estate purchases, sales and development of all types of properties, including vacant, office condominium, mixed-use, retail, industrial and office properties, for both sellers and purchasers. Dina’s experience ranges from small and straightforward to very complex single property and portfolio transactions. Dina can handle all aspects of these transactions, including documentation of the purchase and sale agreements, overseeing the due diligence process and successfully closing the transactions.

    Real Estate Finance

    Dina has substantial experience representing both lenders and borrowers in conventional mortgage loan transactions, including, acquisition, construction and permanent loans. Dina is adept at negotiating and documenting real estate mortgage loan documents and coordinating real estate financing closings and her significant experience facilitates the timely closing of such financing transactions.

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