Real Estate & Construction
Comprehensive and practice-oriented advice on all aspects of real estate law and construction law - such is the approach of the Real Estate & Construction Practice Group.
Our lawyers’ expertise is bundled in real estate management law as well as in private and public construction law.
Our advice includes in particular:
Real estate investment management:
- Real estate transactions (purchase and sale)
- Funds and portfolio management
- Financing, supervisory law, Investment Code
- Tax law
- Real estate brokerage law
Real estate asset management:
- Asset management support
- Property management support
- Landlord/tenant law (including residential property law)
Our expertise focuses on transaction advice (to buyers and sellers) including real estate financing and advice on tax and regulatory issues. In real estate asset management, we are drafting and negotiating contracts and advise on complex outsourcing structures.
Private construction and architectural law:
- Project development and legal project management during construction
- Construction award procedures, architectural and planning competitions
- Building planning law including advice on building regulations law
In private construction law, we have extensive expertise in drafting and negotiating construction contracts (in particular general contractor agreements, project coordination agreements, and GMP contracts) as well as all types of planner contracts (architectural, specialist engineer, and project management contracts).
In real estate and construction, we also regularly assist our clients in mediation and arbitration proceedings that may be necessary, as well as in litigation.
Public construction law:
Our advice in construction law includes drafting and negotiating urban development contracts and development agreements as well as legal support in drawing up development plans. In addition, we advise on environmental law in real estate projects and represent the interests of clients and public authorities.
In complex (public) construction projects, we support clients in award procedures, architectural and planning competitions.
The members of our practice group offer many years of specialized expertise in all areas of real estate law and real estate-related public law. Our clients appreciate our field-tested and efficient approach, guided by economic considerations and finding specific solutions focusing on clients’ decision-making processes.