The Real Property and Public Works team is responsible for advising County departments and the Board of Supervisors on all aspects of the County’s real estate and public construction activities. Real estate transactions include purchase and sale agreements, commercial leasing, ground leases, easements, and complex public-private partnerships. The team also has significant expertise in complex affordable housing-related real estate finance matters. The team’s public construction practice members are involved from project conception through completion, including design professional procurement, project delivery method selection, prequalification, bid solicitation, bidding disputes, construction contracting, change orders and resolution of construction and claims disputes, and related risk management issues. In addition, the team advises its clients on the unique legal requirements applicable to the County in the real estate and public construction context, including the California Environmental Quality Act.