Practice

Real Estate

Real estate has never been more global or more complex than it is today. We understand that it is a critical part of your business, regardless of where in the world you operate.

Representative experience

General Electric on the sale of its US$23bn global real estate equity and debt portfolio to Blackstone and Wells Fargo, the largest real estate deal since 2007.

Argent Related on a major £4bn mixed-use redevelopment project in Brent Cross South, London.

Colony NorthStar and China Resources Land on their joint acquisition of 20 Gresham Street, a trophy office building in London.

U City on the acquisition of 24 hotels across Europe (Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, and Romania). One of the largest hotel deals of 2017.

Pierre & Vacances SA on the double sale and leaseback of a new Holiday Park, Center Parc Allgau, to Eurosic Lagune S.A.S. and La Francaise REIM – the largest individual tourist project in Germany to date.

M&G Real Estate on the acquisition of an emblematic building in Madrid city center for €175m – M&G's first real estate investment in Spain.

TRIUVA on the acquisition of a mixed use building (hotel and retail store) in Gran Via street, Madrid.

AEW Ciloger on the acquisition of a complex real estate property for office, residential, and retail use in Paris.

Invesco Real Estate on the acquisition of a major office building in central Milan (the Time Building).

Benson Elliot on acquisitions of landmark office buildings across Poland, conducted on behalf of its pan-European fund.

The developer on investment structuring and construction of a multimillion dollar landmark residential project Fili-Park in Moscow that won the Urban Awards 2017.

Mapletree Investments on its US$750m acquisition of 14 data centers located across the United States.

Ivanhoé Cambridge on the US$1bn acquisition of Evergreen Industrial Properties – a portfolio of 155 light industrial properties, from a TPG Fund.

Wal-Mart on its growth requirements across Mexico, including 39 projects for the establishment of Wal-Mart’s stores across the country.

Propertuity Development Proprietary Limited on the redevelopment of the east side of the Johannesburg Central Business District now known as the Maboneng District.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Can a landlord forfeit a long lease? Keeping It Real Estate

Hogan Lovells recently represented the landlords in SHB Realisations Limited and GB Europe Management Services Limited v Cribbs Mall Nominee (1) Limited and Cribbs Mall Nominee (2) Limited, ...

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RIP the fixed term residential tenancy? Keeping It Real Estate

Landlords will have to provide a good reason to evict residential tenants from now on, the government announced on 15 April, in a proposed major reform of the private rental market.

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Published Works

Conveyancers' obligations, if any, to police inclusionary housing? Polity

More often than not a conveyancing process is the last step to the conclusion of a new property development. Ideally a conveyancer, who will eventually register the establishment of a new...

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Netting off – Development and the Environment Keeping It Real Estate

There has recently been a great deal of public concern over the putting up of nets in trees and hedgerows on development sites. Some developers do this to prevent birds nesting in trees and ...

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What happens when a building is built to the wrong size? Confirmation from the Court of Appeal Keeping It Real Estate

Earlier this year, we blogged on the High Court decision of Mears Limited v Costplan Services. This case concerned whether an agreement for lease for the development of two blocks of...

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Published Works

What is yours is ours, with or without your consent Without Prejudice

In terms of the South African matrimonial property regime, all marriages are concluded in community of property. This is so unless, among other things, a valid antenuptial contract...

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