Peter E. von Elten

Partner
Sacramento
2485 Natomas Park Drive
Suite 450
Sacramento, CA 95833
916.702.3208
916.702.3230

Related Practices

Peter von Elten is a Partner who has received AV Preeminent professional achievement recognition from Martindale-Hubbell. Peter has extensive experience in negotiating and consummating major real estate transactions, including purchase and sale agreements of business parks and large industrial buildings as well as negotiation of industrial, retail, ground leases and office leases, development agreements and construction agreements. He has worked on a wide variety of projects involving commercial and industrial building developments throughout the United States. He has represented clients in all aspects of the construction and development industry.

His special skill sets include:

Transactional

  • Purchase, sale and leasing of real estate assets 
  • Ground lease negotiation and drafting
  • Construction contracts and related agreements
  • Equipment leasing and finance 
  • International development (Europe) 
  • Joint venture formation
  • Project development and finance 
  • Real estate development, land use and construction 
  • Real estate finance
  • Secured lending
  • Surety and fidelity
  • Workouts and remedies

Litigation:

  • General complex business and corporate litigation
  • Complex construction litigation

Practice Highlights:

Major Project Real Estate Transactions

Mr. von Elten has extensive experience in negotiating and consummating major real estate transactions, including purchase and sale agreements of high-rise office buildings, business parks and large industrial buildings and residential projects, as well as negotiation of major industrial, retail, and office leases and ground leases, construction contracts and development agreements. His practice areas include joint venture negotiation and formation.

Finance And Lending

Mr. von Elten has extensive banking practice, including representation of Banks and Savings and Loan Associations in major transactions, including representation of large international borrowers.

Litigation

Mr. von Elten's practice history includes litigation, with extensive trial experience.

Zoning And Regulatory

Mr. von Elten has extensive land use practice and entitlement processing experience with state and local agencies. Significant practice in commercial and residential subdivision formation, including preparation of commercial and residential development agreements and covenants, conditions and restrictions.

Hazardous Materials Regulation And Litigation

Mr. von Elten developed and implemented the first voluntary toxic cleanup in California and successfully initiated a major clean-up claim against the federal government.