Investing in, developing, occupying and funding real estate assets has never been more complex. The asset class has established its place as a key element of the investment strategies of many of the world’s most significant international corporates and funds who are looking well beyond their domestic borders to fulfil their commercial needs.
Demands for new real estate development around the world, whether commercial, industrial, residential, or infrastructure related have brought a new set of international players to the market.
Our vision is Real Estate Delivered Better. Successful transaction and project execution demands an insightful and innovative approach. We understand the need for joined-up sector specialist advice across all of the disciplines that have to come together on any deal or project.
The team's ‘hands on’ style offers a comprehensive range of end-to-end support throughout the asset life cycle. We are able to deliver and add value across the full range of real estate related transactions including fund establishment, fund raising, M&A, acquisition and disposals, development and regeneration, joint ventures, leasing, real estate finance, restructuring, disputes and local law regulatory advice.
Our deep market experience and sector focus gives us an unparalleled understanding of the likely challenges and solutions, to help our clients thrive.
Advising on the redevelopment project of the 'Grand Hotel-Dieu' in Lyon, a listed 'historical monument'. This development project covered over 51,500 sq m and represented at the time, the largest private transaction ever made in France for the conversion of a listed historical monument
Canada pension plan investment board (CPPIB)
Advised on a strategic joint venture with Unibail-Rodamco regarding the indirect acquisition of 46.1% interest in mfi AG, the largest German shopping center operator
King's Cross Central
Advising London & Continental Railways on the sale of their interests in the King's Cross Central Limited Partnership having advised LCR on aspects of this world-class regeneration project in London, UK since 2006
Earl's Court redevelopment
Advising Capital & Counties on their £5 billion development of Earl's Court, London
Advising on its 50:50 joint venture with Allianz Real Estate to acquire the Project Jewel loan portfolio from NAMA for €1.85 billion, anchored by Ireland’s largest shopping centre, the 1.5m sq ft Dundrum Town Centre
Advising on the acquisition of a pan-European office building portfolio consisting of a total of 17 properties located in 6 countries (France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Austria and Finland) for a total amount of approximately €1 billion from Union Investment Real Estate