Arnold & Porter real estate attorneys handle all aspects of sales and purchases of real estate, bringing an insightful and experienced guiding hand to transactions. These projects include single property sales and purchases, transfers of portfolios of properties, ground leases, 1031 tax free exchanges, investments in owners of real estate, real estate investment trust (REIT) unit swaps, “loan-to-own” transactions, foreclosures on debt secured by real estate, other distressed debt workouts, and sales and leasebacks.
Our practice touches on real property located near our offices in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, New York, and London. We also are involved in projects throughout all regions of the United States and internationally. Our acquisition and disposition practice applies to many different industry sectors, including hotels and resorts, offices, corporate headquarters, complex mixed-use projects, retail projects and shopping centers, residential projects (such as apartment buildings, condominiums and housing developments), raw land, industrial and warehouse properties, database centers, and biotech and life sciences labs.
Investors, developers, lenders, buyers, and sellers look to the in depth knowledge of the real estate attorneys at Arnold & Porter for creative solutions when needed as well as practical and market-based advice in structuring deals, performing due diligence and negotiating and drafting documentation. On many transactions, our real estate attorneys work closely with colleagues from our other practice groups, such as tax, bankruptcy, and environmental, to provide a full array of legal services.