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Real Estate & Construction

Portugal

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut Real Estate Practice has the experience and the legal know how to advise on mainstream real estate work, complex investment structures, including real estate funds, property finance, environmental, construction and planning law.

We provide advice to investors on real estate transactions with domestic and international dimension involving construction and sale of real estate assets and related financing.

Recent experience includes:

  • advising on the construction of retail parks and shopping centers
  • advising on housing projects
  • advising on touristic developments
  • advising real estate management players on the draft and negotiation of operation agreements 
  • advising on the construction of industrial complexes, including the acquisition of real estate properties, execution of protocols with municipalities, licensing and other legal issues

Included in our real estate practice area we have a team specialized in the regularization of the legal situation of a great number of properties.

This team has the experience of some projects in which thousands of properties belonged to big Portuguese companies and located all over the country were handled.

Acknowledgement

Band 4: "The team provides quick answers and a high quality of service."
Chambers & Partners 2015
Band 3
Legal 500 2015
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