Real Estate

ABY has accumulated considerable experience in the fields of land entitlement, real estate and construction and, together with a clear understanding of the mechanisms of law application at the regional level, this allows our lawyers to monitor complex projects at all stages of their development.  These include  construction, acquisition and maintenance of a great variety of real estate objects (business centres, hotels, shopping and entertainment centres, industrial enterprises, construction of housing complexes, linear facilities, etc.)

In the context of real estate practice ABY provides its Russian and international Clients with legal assistance on the following issues:

• zoning, allocation and cadastral registration of land plots designated for various purposes; alteration of land plot categories and/or their designated purpose;
• assignment of land plots under federal, state or municipal  ownership;
• complex legal assistance in development activity at all stages of Greenfield and Brownfield projects;
• due diligence of land plots and real estate objects, risk management;
• innovative financing for debtors and debt holders - joint participation, convertible loans, mezzanine loans, loans secured by real estate and financing through bonds secured by real estate;
• structuring and preparation of transactions for real estate acquisitions;
• complex sale-leaseback agreements and commercial lease;
• acquiring of rights to real estate through legal proceedings, complex real estate litigations;
• legal assistance in transactions between investors, developers and contractors.

We often engage  other ABY practices, such as Corporate, Tax, Bankruptcy and Arbitration ones, while providing our Clients with complex legal assistance in the sphere of Real Estate.