Practice Areas

Real Estate

Real estate continues to draw institutional and sovereign investors from around the world into prime markets—and increasingly into certain secondary markets. To help you take advantage of these growth opportunities you need an experienced advisor. Paul Hastings can help.

  • First Tier Firm for Real Estate

    Legal 500 USA
  • Law Firm of the Year (Transactions)

    European Property Investor Awards
  • Real Estate Law Firm of the Year

    Asian Legal Business
  • Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year

Client Successes

  • Advised Starwood Capital on the disposal of 14 full-service hotels that form part of The Principal Hotel Company to Foncière des Régions for a purchase price in excess of U$1B. This deal won Hot.E Deal of the Year 2018.

  • Advised SCPG Holdings, China Vanke, and Triwater Asset Management Holdings on their formation of an offshore consortium in the RMB8.365B (approximately US$1.33B) acquisition of a large-scale China real estate portfolio from CapitaMalls Asia.

  • Advised EG Group on the US$2.15B acquisition of 762 convenience stores around the U.S. from Kroger.

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. Our collaborative interdisciplinary approach allows us to develop sophisticated structures and innovative solutions for some of the most complex multijurisdictional real estate and hospitality deals in the world.

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

Recognition for Our Practice

  • Named Real Estate Practice Group of the Year by Law 360

  • Ranked a First Tier Firm for Real Estate by Legal 500 USA —every year since 2011.

  • Recognized in Band 1 in California Real Estate and Band 2 in Nationwide Real Estate by Chambers USA.

  • Named Real Estate Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business.

Full-Cycle Real Estate Advisors

  • We assist from acquisition through to development. By collaborating with our Corporate, Tax, and Securitization and Structured Finance teams, we can address a full range of issues that may arise in any international real estate transaction.

  • 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.

Key Contacts

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