Hawaii Real Estate Development and Finance Law

For over 40 years, the attorneys at Imanaka Asato have successfully served as guides for clients who seek to do business in Hawai‘i.

Our counsel extends beyond mere legal advice. We help real estate companies, developers, and others adapt to Hawaii's unique business climate with informed guidance that balances our clients' objectives with cultural concerns and future impacts on the community. In this regard, our clients benefit from our knowledge; we have our finger on the pulse of legal developments and changes in public disposition that can impact development and commerce in Hawaii. We are ever mindful of the "big picture" while tending to the details, providing our clients with comprehensive counsel that helps them stay the course.

Imanaka Asato has a robust real estate law practice focused on representing developers and landowners. The firm is known as the go-to law firm in Hawaii to handle complex real estate development projects and issues. Imanaka Asato has successfully handled projects on all of Hawai‘i's islands, including Hawaii Island, Maui, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai. From large mixed-use condominium developments including residential and commercial uses, high-rise buildings and office use to major resort master-planned communities, in the over 40 years of practice the firm has deep experience on all real estate product types. The firm has served as counsel to developers of most of the high-rise development that has occurred in Honolulu over the last 30 years. Imanaka Asato has an active Transit Oriented Development practice, and was successful in representing the developer of the first TOD project in Honolulu's urban core.It also has extensive expertise in so-called 201H (affordable housing) condominium projects, having represented most of the developers in that particular niche area over the last 5 years.

Our real estate and finance services include:

  • Real Estate Development
  • Financing
  • Hotel and Resort Acquisition and Development
  • Condominiums
  • Vacation Ownership Programs
  • Subdivision Development and Registration
  • Golf Course Development
  • Regulatory Compliance and Advocacy

Imanaka Asato is an integral part of our A Team in getting the job done.

Jerry Lynch, Founder and President

Bay West Properties

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