Diane J. Hvolka is a partner in the Real Estate Group of Gilchrist & Rutter. Ms. Hvolka's practice focuses on commercial real estate and business transactions, including general office, creative office, industrial and retail leasing; real property secured financing; real estate purchase and sales; brokerage agreements; insurance matters; construction, engineering and consulting agreements; property management agreements; development agreements; reciprocal easement agreements; CC&Rs and ground leases.
Ms. Hvolka has over fifteen years of experience handling complex real estate transactions. During the course of her career, she has had the privilege of serving clients such as J.P. Morgan; Maguire Properties Group; Thomas Properties Group, Inc.; CommonWealth Partners, LLC; Vantage Property Investors LLC; and the Grand Avenue Joint Powers Authority (a JPA formed by the County of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Redevelopment Agency). She is frequently called upon to give talks to brokers and other real estate professionals on matters related to her practice area.
Her experience includes negotiating and drafting hundreds of leases, amendments and option agreements on behalf of office, industrial and retail landlords and tenants, both large and small, including leases for social media companies and other creative office users, restaurants and high-end retailers, law firms and financial institutions, entertainment companies and fitness facilities.
Speaker, "Westside Regional Presents: It's Play Off Season - Is There a Rebound in Sight?," BOMA panel, May 26, 2010.
Speaker, "What Every Commercial Real Estate Purchaser Should Know About Title Insurance," Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)-Los Angeles, February 15, 2005
Recent Tax Developments Affecting Real Estate, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section Review, Summer 2005
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