Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner's Real Estate Private Equity and REIT Practice is a key area where the firm enjoys a nationally recognized reputation and industry-leading level of participation and knowledge. Through this multi-disciplinary practice, we represent private equity funds, developers and other market players in structuring, managing and negotiating a wide range of complex commercial transactions related to real estate projects around the world. Drawing upon the firm’s traditionally strong real estate and tax practice groups, we have experience with virtually every asset class, including hotels, resorts, gaming facilities, office buildings, retail centers, industrial facilities, senior living facilities and residential and mixed-use projects. Furthermore, our real estate private equity and real estate investment trust (REIT) experience spans a number of different industries, including agriculture, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and consumer goods.
Real estate deals have grown increasingly complex in recent years, involving a wide range of investors and capital structures with multiple layers of equity and debt. These transactions require legal sophistication and broad industry knowledge to ensure success in the modern global economy.
Our Real Estate Private Equity and REIT attorneys regularly represent real estate industry clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting the following types of transactions:
We bring a multidisciplinary approach to representation of our real estate industry clients, working as a team on sophisticated legal and business issues associated with these transactions. Included on the team are lawyers practicing in securities, corporate and finance, tax, ERISA, real estate, and other relevant practice areas. We believe the bedrock of our relationship with clients is two-way communication about strategies, tactics and desirable outcomes. All members of our collaborative client teams are free to communicate with clients to deliver unparalleled service and work seamlessly to get the work done. We strive to enhance each client's business by leveraging our strategic relationships with industry professionals and maintaining goodwill with regulators.