Our Practice Areas:

Real Estate

Our Expertise

The PARKWOOD Real Estate Practice professionals provide our clients with comprehensive expertise in all aspects of real estate transactions. 

Whether negotiating and drafting commercial leases in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Egypt, Myanmar, Bulgaria, Vietnam, China or Thailand, the Real Estate Practice professionals combine innovative ideas with a traditional approach.

PARKWOOD’s large and diverse network allows the Real Estate Practice professionals to provide comprehensive service while minimizing expenses and maximizing returns.  Furthermore, PARKWOOD PARTNERS™ Real Estate Practice professionals have the unique ability to work hand in hand with each country’s outstanding litigators in obtaining the best possible results for our clients who become involved in real estate litigation, or to minimize the risks of litigation in the real estate transactions we handle.

Similarly, PARKWOOD PARTNERS™ Real Estate Practice professionals handle transactions of all sizes and complexities, whether it is for a client wishing to lease or invest in a piece of property, or for a multinational corporation involved in a multi-asset transaction spanning multiple jurisdictions. As always, our real estate professionals have seamless connections to other practice groups and readily rely upon PARKWOOD’s employment, corporate and international professionals.

Specifically, PARKWOOD professionals have represented prominent international developers in a wide range of matters including land use studies and site acquisition, negotiation and drafting of construction agreements, shareholder partnership and limited liability company operating agreements, as well as lease transactions and environmental law issues. We have helped the development of projects in more than a dozen countries, such as the purchase and/or sale or lease of land for the development of various manufacturing projects, as well as the acquisitions of lands and negotiations of leases for properties, including the preparation of purchase and sale agreements, and mortgage and funding documents.

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Thanks in large part to PARKWOOD’s broad range of practice areas and expertise, the Real Estate Practice professionals provide our clients with the best possible representation on the often obscure, as well as the most mundane, real estate issues that they may face. Many of the matters the Real Estate Practice professionals handle include:

  • Property and project acquisitions and dispositions
  • Sale of debt and equity instruments
  • Leasing
  • Complex joint venture transactions
  • Restructuring and recapitalization of investments dispute resolution
  • Land acquisition, construction and development financing
  • Mezzanine loan financing
  • Preferred equity financing transactions
  • Resolution of contractor disputes
  • Work-outs
  • Development agreements
  • Architect’s and builder’s contracts
  • General construction agreements

Our Experience

PARKWOOD professionals have advised on the acquisition, finance and development of new construction projects including:

  • Building of a new “greenfield” pottery in Vietnam.
  • Building the world’s largest sanitaryware factory in Bulgaria.
  • Building “greenfield” plants in China, Thailand, India, Egypt, and a dozen other countries, employing thousands of workers.
  • Negotiating commercial leases in more than two dozen countries.

Our broad international client base has consisted of:

  • Development groups
  • Lenders
  • Borrowers
  • Landlords
  • Investors
  • Financial Advisors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Multi-project builders
  • Corporations (local, national and international)