REAL ESTATE

The Real Estate practice area of CS Associados provides assistance to national and international Clients in real estate investments, mergers and acquisitions and other transactions concerning real estate assets in the retail, industrial and logistics, office, tourism and residential sectors.

CS Associados is vastly skilled in preparing and negotiating all types of agreements regarding real estate assets, targeting investment therein or its use and management, including agreements governing sale and purchases, barter/exchanges, call options, surface rights (building leases) or usufructs, as well as lease agreements, retail management or store use agreements. The Real Estate practice is also experienced in preparing agreements governing the construction of real estate projects, including private and public works agreements, as well as supervision and monitoring of works.

The Real Estate practice area advises its Clients in identifying and implementing the most suitable investment structure for each asset always in articulation with our Tax practice, as well as in all aspects related with applicable urban/town-planning and licensing requirements, urban renewal, environmental impact, maritime planning, hydric public domain, amongst others, through a multidisciplinary approach with Lawyers from our Public and Regulatory Law practice areas.

Similarly, CS Associados also provides support in transactions regarding tourist facilities, food and beverage establishments and other equipment of touristic interest (such as golf courses, marinas and other), including in what concerns their setting-up and operation, as well as in the deployment of contractual structures suitable for their management or operation (hotel management agreements, franchise agreements, leases of commercial undertakings, etc.).

Liaising with our Banking and Finance and Projects' practice areas, the Real Estate practice also advises in real estate financing deals and in structuring relevant security packages, as well as in sale and lease backs, forward funding, project finance and assignment of mortgage credits. The Real Estate practice also provides assistance to real estate investment funds and their managing companies, in articulation with our Capital Markets practice area.