Real Estate

Investor appetite shows little signs of slowing, as real estate continues to draw institutional and sovereign investors from around the world into prime markets—and increasingly into certain secondary markets. While opportunities abound, participants need experienced advisors to help them navigate the uncertainty and complexity of today’s landscape, and find new paths to growth.

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Client Successes

Advised Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China on its entry into the U.S. logistics real estate market, with a US$600M investment in a portfolio of strategic distribution facilities through a joint venture with Blumberg Investment Partners.

Represented a joint venture between two private equity real estate fund managers in the acquisition of a pan-European hotel portfolio valued at €420M.

Advised Ivanhoe Cambridge on a deal to purchase Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, the largest apartment complex in Manhattan.

A Tradition of Innovation

Our leading Real Estate team provides deep insight into the challenges of conducting transactions in today’s global economy, as well as guidance on how our clients’ real estate strategies can support their continued growth.

With over 150 lawyers who focus exclusively on the real estate and construction industry, we have handled many of the largest deals of the past several decades.


  • Ranked a First Tier Firm for Real Estate by Legal 500 USA—every year since 2011.
  • Awarded Law Firm of the Year in Asia for Fund Formation, and ranked second in Fund Formation in Europe and Transactions in Asia, in the Global PERE Awards.
  • Named Real Estate Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business.


  • We have an established record of breaking new ground with landmark, largest-ever, and first-of-their-kind deals—such as representing in the largest office lease in San Francisco’s history
  • We were one of the first global law firms to establish a Data Center practice. Our extensive experience includes deals at the forefront of the industry, from acquisitions to development.
  • Our lawyers work closely with the firm’s Corporate, Tax, and Securitization and Structured Finance groups to address the full range of issues that can arise in international real estate transactions.