Louis Archambault represents foreign and domestic buyers, sellers, developers, investors and lenders throughout the United States in real estate transactions, particularly in the South Florida market. Drawing on 20 years of experience as a real estate attorney, Louis assists these clients with an array of deals, including acquisitions, sales, and financings involving residential, commercial and industrial properties. He particularly represents parties in development and redevelopment projects, including those involving condominiums, distressed properties, and opportunity zones and related opportunity funding. His condominium practice includes drafting and advising on condo projects or conversions. Louis also assists with commercial leasing and land use and zoning issues.
The depth of Louis' understanding of issues affecting the real estate industry is reflected in his certification by the Florida Bar as having special knowledge, skills and proficiency in the area of real estate law. Louis has also served as an expert witness in court cases involving condominium document drafting and real estate closing procedures.
Louis has a deep interest in the impact of technology on the real estate industry, particularly for developers and other industry players. He started a study group within the Firm on these issues and regularly speaks about this topic to real estate industry groups. Among these topics are the role of technology in disrupting construction, development and operations and the roles driverless (ACES) technology, 3D printing, BIM (Building Information Modeling), IoT/Blockchain/smart cities and advancements in building materials have on the real estate industry.
The real estate industry is on the verge of major disruption due to futuristic technologies. These technologies are changing the way developers and cities plan for future development. Two such technologies are ride-sharing applications and autonomous...