Real Estate Law

Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law

Our firm has been taking the lead in Rhode Island real estate and development law for more than fifty years. Brian G. Bardorf represented the first Newport condominium conversion development on Bellevue Avenue in 1974. Today, Bardorf & Bardorf continues to be one of Newport’s most recognized names in real estate and development law.


Real Estate & Development

  • Land use and zoning
  • Waterfront property development
  • Riparian rights
  • RESPA guidelines and compliance
  • 1031 exchange replacement property
  • 1031 like-kind exchange property
  • Mixed use property development representation
  • Multi-family unit construction and conversion
  • Historic district commission approvals
  • Hotel and marina development
  • Residential purchase and sales agreements
  • Commercial purchase and sales agreements

Property Tax, Appeals, and Zoning

  • Historic tax credit filing
  • Planning and zoning boards representation
  • Defer capital gains
  • Property tax appeals
Condominium and Association Representation

  • Condo conversions
  • Condo association representation
  • Condo fee and internal disputes
  • Condo governance, including budgets, accounting
  • Residential or commercial condominium bylaws
  • Condo governance, including budgets, accounting
  • Multi-family to condo conversions
  • Private offering statements
  • Condo financing


Serving Rhode Island

We serve clients throughout Rhode Island including the cities and towns of Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Tiverton, Little Compton, Jamestown, Bristol County, Kent County, Newport County, Providence County, and Washington County, Rhode Island.

Committed. Experienced. Compassionate.

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