Our real estate lawyers have extensive expertise in a wide range of real estate matters and have the ability to adapt to the needs and expectations of their clients. Our lawyers have assisted in the completion of detailed real estate transactions, from the investigation of complex titles, to the drafting of various conveyance instruments. We provide advice and representation to developers, owners, vendors, purchasers, landlords, tenants, investors, and project lenders.
Our firm has also provided services in the negotiation and drafting of all documentation, including: purchase and sale, sale and leaseback, mortgage, loan and commercial leasing transactions.
We routinely assist clients in real estate ownership structures, including joint ventures, limited partnerships, and trust arrangements to facilitate the holding of real estate by multiple owners/investors. We also advise our clients on all aspects of condominium development, including: registration of condominium plans, organization and governance of condominium corporations, real property development, and development processes for subdivision plan registration, site plan approval, zoning, building permit issuance, and servicing arrangements.
The following represents some of the services covered by our real estate practice:
- Obtaining investment licensing;
- Structuring of real estate based transactions, including domestic real estate investments and trusts;
- Construction and financing for real estate development, real estate acquisition, and financing; and
- Real estate for private investment in infrastructure projects.
Recent major achievements:
- Development of the first model housing village in Vietnam with a Malaysian real estate developer.
- Development of resettlement projects with a foreign invested real estate developer.
- Acquisition of land to develop housing and build a trading complex for a Hong Kong real estate development company.
- Development of residential housing and a shopping complex for a Malaysian real estate development company.
- Successfully advised an investment fund on the construction, development, and operation of an industrial zone, a residential zone, and a port.
- Helped an investment fund establish a Sea-Eco tourist attraction.
- Collaborated on the development of a financial trading centre with one of the largest Malaysian real estate developers.