Leader of São Paulo Office Real Estate Markets

José Paulo Marzagão

Real Estate

“The ‘extremely available’ José Paulo Marzagão acts for a broad range of domestic and international companies and investment funds in the structuring and development of large-scale real estate ventures and transactions.”
The Legal 500, 2024


Companies and investment funds from around the world turn to José Paulo Marzagão for their most critical real estate ventures. José brings more than 25 years of experience to the structuring and development of large-sized real estate ventures spanning commercial, industrial, logistics condominiums, shopping centers, mixed use, residential, hotels, and entertainment.



  • GIC and Barzel Properties on setting up a real estate investment fund for the acquisition of up to 17 hypermarkets from Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição for their subsequent lease to Sendas S.A. for setting up Assaí wholesale stores.
  • The Exeter EQ Property Group on the public offering of shares of XP Exeter II Desenvolvimento Logístico Fundo de Investimento Imobiliário – FII.
  • VBI Real Estate Gestão de Carteiras Ltda., as manager of the Real Estate Investment Fund - VBI Prime Properties, in the acquisition of 20% of the total quota of a commercial tower located in the WTorre JK Real Estate Complex in the City of São Paulo ( SP), from BR Properties S.A.
  • Tishman Speyer, a US real estate company, in selling an office building leased to Itaú Unibanco in São Paulo’s financial district to a real estate investment fund owned by Brookfield Property.

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  • Recognized as Leading Individuals in Real Estate - The Legal 500, 2023-2024
  • Recognized in Real Estate – Análise Advocacia, 2024
  • Recognized as Recommended in Real Estate – Who’s Who Legal Global, 2022-2023
  • Recognized as Recommended in Real Estate - Who’s Who Legal National, 2022-2023
  • Recognized as Band 1 in Real Estate - Chambers & Partners Brazil, 2022-2023
  • Recognized as Band 1 in Real Estate: Finance - Chambers & Partners Brazil, 2022-2023


  • Universidade de São Paulo, Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)
  • Pontifical Catholic University PUC/SP, Specialist in Philosophy of Law


  • Brazil


  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French