The Boutique Real Estate Law Firm

Your Projects, Our Passion

Our Firm

Located in San Antonio, we dedicate our practice to sophisticated commercial real estate, land use and development transactions throughout Texas and beyond. Our focus is to combine in-depth and knowledgeable representation with one-on-one boutique-style service.

We offer unmatched competitive rates among our peers practicing sophisticated commercial real estate. Our mission is to provide all of our clients, big and small, with the best service in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We would love the opportunity to discuss our firm with you and how we can be of value to your current and future projects.

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Our People

We bring together a talented team of attorneys with diverse backgrounds and expertise who all share a passion for real estate. We strive to build long-term relationships with our clients through dedicated service and sensitivity to each client’s unique and changing needs.

We are invested in our communities and our clients’ long-term success. We are short on protocol and formalities, but long on efficiency and responsiveness.

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  • The team at Golden Steves has been an indispensable collaborator for us as we work towards transforming San Antonio’s urban core. As a small company, we routinely punch above our weight and take on ambitious projects. We couldn’t do that without the counsel and partnership we get from Steve and the team. They are our most trusted teammates.

    Randy Smith, President of Weston Urban

  • “The Pearl has been a groundbreaking and complex undertaking with multiple intertwined projects that have spanned a decade. The attorneys at Golden Steves have been key partners in the development and have consistently provided the sound and thoughtful legal advice necessary to make it happen. And much more than that, Steve Golden is a counselor in every sense of the word—he brings wisdom, business experience, and common sense advice to every conversation and negotiation.”

    Bill Shown, Managing Director of Real Estate, Silver Ventures

  • “Having worked closely with the attorneys at Golden Steves for decades, our relationship is far more than that of attorney and client- we’re business partners who strategize and work together to achieve H-E-B’s goals.”

    Todd Piland, Executive Vice President of HEB Grocery Company

  • “When we seek to hire outside consultants for our projects we look for individuals and teams who add value by being experienced, efficient and effective in dealing with our partners, lenders, and third parties. We always know that we can count on the team at Golden Steves to get the job done.”

    Trey Embrey, President of Embrey Partners

  • “The redevelopment of Hemisfair will have a significant and profound effect on San Antonio. The attorneys at Golden Steves have been an integral part of this redevelopment effort and have provided invaluable counsel and representation to ensure that Hemisfair serves as a jewel of San Antonio for generations to come.”

    Andres Andujar, CEO of HPARC

  • “The Golden Steves Team has played an invaluable role in the Barshop & Oles business plan for over twenty-five years. Throughout countless real estate deals and complex capital markets transactions, the partners and associates have always performed at the highest level, with integrity and sound judgment. Golden Steves has earned our enduring respect and gratitude, and we look forward to many more successful years together.”

    Pat Oles, President of Barshop and Oles Company

  • "I have had the great pleasure of working with Steve and his talented and dedicated team over the course of the past 10 years. They are valued and trusted partners in the success of our national development program. Steve is a trusted advisor to our team and has clearly demonstrated a shared focus on core values. We often find ourselves across the table from some of the most respected legal firms around the country, and without question I have felt that we had the best representation in the room. Steve and his team do a remarkable job of providing the right protections while leading with a solutions based approach."

    David Buck, Executive Managing Director Development of USAA Real Estate