Real estate investment

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The global search for yield has increased the appetite and demand for Real Estate investment - a key asset class for investors and a key area of expertise for us.

Our understanding of your business and the market enable us to help deliver the best return on your portfolio, to your investors and shareholders.

We specialise in:

We draw upon the deep sector expertise within Mills and Reeve, advising on everything from day-to-day management of your assets to significant transactions.

We know the importance of outstanding service in this complex, high value area. We get to know you and your portfolio so we can work in a way that suits you, and support your goals.

We’ve seen a vast number of property companies, funds, developers and advisors making clear ESG commitments.  We have already arrived at a position where ESG factors have to be addressed and are advising our clients in this area. Read more on our ESG predictions for Real Estate at Mapping the FutuRE.

Our lawyers

We build a dedicated team with investment sector expertise that aligns with your team and business. This provides continuity of knowledge and enables us to offer informed, commercial advice. 

Our experience

Our recent sector experience includes:

  • Direct acquisitions and disposals, such as the sale of six assets for two institutional portfolios
  • Corporate real estate transactions, such as Pandox’s purchase of the Jury’s Inn portfolio for £800million
  • Debt funds
  • Forward funding and income strip deals, such as the acquisition and letting of One The Square, Cambridge and the income strip deal with Legal & General of a student accommodation site
  • Patient Capital Investments
  • Portfolio asset and property management
  • Acquisition and management of ground rent portfolios
  • Mainstream and alternative asset classes

Our clients

Our clients include high profile property investors such as:

  • Clients of Aberdeen Standard
  • AgFe
  • Bruntwood
  • Derwent London
  • Fidelity UK Real Estate Fund
  • Floreat Group
  • The Hillview Group
  • Kadans Science Partners
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • Lendlease
  • London and Regional Properties
  • Clients of Nuveen Real Estate
  • Pembroke Real Estate
  • PGIM
  • Railpen
  • Royal Mail Pension Plan
  • Urban&Civic

Legal resources you may find useful

Mapping the FutuRE

Our buildings and communities are being redefined and repurposed. Our interactive map identifies important changes affecting the real estate industry today and in future. It offers insights into the challenges and opportunities for the real estate sector across a range of assets and key themes from our leading legal experts.

Our e-briefings and blogs provide regular updates and commentary on the latest legal news in the ever-changing world of real estate and planning.

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