Deborah G. Astrove


Debbie Astrove is an accomplished commercial real estate attorney with more than four decades of experience. Clients turn to her to navigate the complexities of real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on commercial leasing as well as acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate, to help them meet their unique business objectives. Her practice also includes all aspects of management of a commercial property, including property management agreements, brokerage commission agreements, vendor contracts and working on ESG compliance issues.

Debbie is highly sought after by landlords for her substantial experience handling all aspects of commercial lease transactions for office, retail, mixed-use and industrial properties across the country, including negotiating many leases on behalf of owners with national retail tenants. A wide variety of owners and agents seek out Debbie for her landlord representation, including pension funds, REITs, private investment funds, overseas investors, brokers, property managers, private owners, banks and insurance companies. She also has extensive knowledge of GSA-related leases, ground leases and standalone outparcel agreements.

With her deep breadth of experience managing the complexities of real estate transactions, Debbie has developed a reputation among her clientele for efficiently completing acquisitions and dispositions of commercial properties on behalf of individuals, family-owned businesses, pension funds and other institutional investors. She prioritizes protecting her clients’ interests, conducting thorough due diligence and strategically negotiating and drafting purchase and sale contracts.

Bringing to bear her extensive knowledge of construction projects, Debbie also represents building owners, developers, property managers and others in a wide array of construction projects, from new projects to renovations. She routinely advocates for her clients’ business interests when drafting agreements and other construction-related documents.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers®The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 list for Real Estate Law