Structuring, financing and operating real estate investment trusts (REITs) require a detailed understanding of many complex issues. These include real estate, corporate governance, finance, tax, securities and partnership law, as well as compliance with numerous disclosure and reporting obligations.
Blakes REIT lawyers provide clients with diverse experience and a sophisticated understanding of a wide range of matters. Our comprehensive, strategic advice on REIT matters includes structuring, management, financing, securitization and tax issues, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures, take-over bids, equity offerings, public offerings, leaseback arrangements, reorganizations, and many other issues related to the ownership of commercial properties.
We take a multidisciplinary approach and draw on the expertise of our Tax, Corporate & Commercial, Financial Services, Capital Markets and Commercial Real Estate lawyers to provide efficient and cost-effective services. We also work closely with investment banking firms, accounting firms and other professionals to assist clients with their financing needs and tax obligations.
Our clients are publicly and privately owned REITs, equity and mortgage REITs, real estate funds, partnerships, joint ventures, and other real estate owners and participants. They also include issuers, underwriters, lenders, sponsors and other advisers.
If you want expert REIT advice, Blakes has the comprehensive expertise to meet your needs.