Real Estate - Spain

Fast, complex, cross-border real estate transactions? A done deal

Today, the global real estate market is moving faster than ever. With money flowing in and out of more and more locations you need a law firm that understands your mind-set and helps you make sense of local laws in the context of your own experiences.

The high activity in the Spanish real estate sector over the last 2 years is expected to continue. Price adjustments, together with the increasing availability of jobs and the improved performance of the Spanish economy (among the highest in the Eurozone), means that Spain is now one of the most attractive markets for investors.

Advice across the property lifecycle

The knowledge of our real estate lawyers and the experience of our funds lawyers enable a single integrated team to cover the entire property lifecycle. This includes tax structuring, fund formation, creation of vehicles and joint ventures, property acquisition, development, financing, leasing and final exit.

We advise real estate funds, banks, family offices, property developers, retailers and consultants on all aspects of real estate law, including:

  • Real estate investments, including asset and share deals
  • Real estate funds and structuring
  • Joint ventures
  • Real estate funds and SOCIMIs (Spanish real estate investment trusts)
  • Real estate restructuring
  • Real estate tax
  • Real estate finance and restructuring
  • Planning, development and construction
  • Legal asset management
  • Hotels
  • Property litigation and insolvency.

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Impressive experience

Our Madrid real estate team have advised on some of the most complex and significant real estate projects in Spain in the last few years. Our practice focuses on both domestic and cross border real estate, hotels and corporate real estate transactions. Our team also has vast experience in real estate financing and restructuring.

Our law firm’s experience in Spanish real estate includes advising Ares Management on a joint venture with the Dutch real estate company Redevco to acquire and develop shopping centres in Spain and Portugal for an aggregate amount of €500 million.

Other highlights include advising Aquila Capital on its joint venture with Inmoglaciar to to acquire and develop a residential project in Villaverde (Madrid) for over 1,000 residential units (development’s total amount: €200 million).

We also advised Valencia Club de Fútbol in a swap agreement with the City Council of Valencia by virtue of which the City Council transferred to the Club the plot where the new football stadium of the club will be constructed. And our advice helped Mazabi to acquire a portfolio of urban and vacation hotels in Spain.

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