Erin Guiffre Erin Guiffre

Erin R. Guiffre



Erin Guiffre is a commercial real estate lawyer who handles a wide variety of sophisticated transactions and matters, including lending transactions, complicated leases, residential and commercial land development deals, and real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Her clients include commercial lenders and borrowers, developers, and homebuilders. Erin has also represented clients in property assessment appeals, zoning matters, and litigation involving construction defect claims and quiet title actions.

Erin is a LEED Accredited Professional, a distinction she earned through the Green Building Certification Institute. As a LEED-AP, she has demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building and construction practices, as well as the LEED Rating System.


Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate, 2019

Selected for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star Edition, in 2015 and 2017

Recognized by The Daily Record as one of Maryland's Leading Women in 2016


The Loading Dock, Vice President, Board of Directors


Maryland State Bar Association, Real Property Section

NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association

US Green Building Council, Maryland Chapter


Representative Matters

Represented the developer in a new $50 million, 300,000 square foot warehouse facility of Coastal Sunbelt Produce located in Jessup, Maryland. Assisted the developer with the negotiation of a long-term ground lease with the property owner, the negotiation of a lease with Coastal Sunbelt Produce, the $36 million construction financing, and the ultimate sale of the completed facility.

Represented the developer of Howard County's largest transit-oriented community on the Oxford Square Mixed-Use Transit-Oriented Community, a LEED certified construction project  consisting of 122 acres, 1,295 multifamily units, 197 townhome lots, 15,000 square feet of retail space, 166,000 square feet of office space, and a new elementary and middle school. Assisted the developer with the negotiation of private equity and bank financing for the initial site development and for the construction of the retail component.

Represented the developer in the conversion of a former paint manufacturing warehouse to an 89,000 square foot BJ's Warehouse in connection with the initial purchase of the $7.5 million property, the $20 million construction financing and the ultimate disposition of the property to a third party purchaser.

Represented of the property owner of the Bagby Building in a $20 million refinancing of a 93,000 square foot office and retail building.

Represented the developer in the acquisition and financing for the rehabilitation of a 38,000 square foot manufacturing building into office space for nonprofit tenants. The transaction involved the use of New Market Tax Credits and Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits.