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Mara helps clients navigate renewable energy projects from idea to commercial operation. Developers, investors and lenders rely on Mara’s guidance in acquisition and funding of wind and solar projects nationwide. As part of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources team, Mara negotiates transactions and financing while advising clients on related real estate issues. She also assists with state and federal permitting requirements, along with land use issues. Mara also assists real estate sellers, purchasers, developers, tenants and landlords on projects large and small. Mara has experience in the development, acquisition, disposition, financing, operation and leasing of office, retail and multifamily projects.

As greenfield development continues to grow, the title industry is facing increasing demand resulting in higher price tags and longer turnaround time for early stage title work. While it may have been common practice to wait until nearly all site control agreements were complete and a close-to-final site plan was in hand before requesting title commitments, this approach is no longer ideal.
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