Our global team of Real Estate lawyers routinely represent both purchasers and sellers in acquiring and selling real estate in nearly every asset class throughout the world including industrial, distribution and manufacturing facilities, office buildings, retail shopping centers and shopping malls, multifamily apartment projects, student housing developments, hotel and resort developments and undeveloped land. We have built a worldwide network of business relationships, and our top-tier sector clients include real estate owners, major developers and property companies, construction companies, contractors, government and public bodies, financial services organizations, parking companies and local and multinational corporations.
We make use of cross-disciplinary teams by working with our partners in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, giving us global "best practices" on real estate fund and venture formation, asset management, acquisitions and disposals for private equity funds within the real estate sector through a single team to increase the effectiveness of our service to our clients.
Some examples of our work include:
- Acquisitions and dispositions of investment property
- Establishment of ground leases and easement rights for existing facility purchases
- Formation of joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies
- Portfolio purchases
- Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
- Sale and leaseback of corporate office sites
Our Real Estate lawyers work closely with Mayer Brown’s Real Estate Capital Markets and Funds & Asset Management practices. This collaboration allows us to help investor clients, fund sponsors and advisors to structure their investments and funds creatively and efficiently to maximize flexibility and opportunities.