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Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has a remarkable experience in real estate transactions and construction projects in Italy. Our team acts as a trusted advisor to domestic and international investors, lenders and developers, with the aim of rendering highly qualified assistance to our clients and their financial advisors in properly managing any relevant legal issue relating to real estate transactions, so as to reach a successful closing of their deals.
We have extensive experience in supporting corporations, funds and private clients in the purchase and leasing of land, industrial and commercial buildings, healthcare and hospitality facilities, hotels, resorts, and residential properties, as well as in construction-related projects, from complex industrial structures to large distribution facilities and logistic platforms. We advise clients on all kinds of construction contracts, frequently cross-border nature, in order to meet their commercial and financial needs.
Our team of real estate and construction lawyers may also avail themselves of the support of other professionals of the Firm’s financial and tax departments, to offer our domestic and international clients an integrated support capable of providing global advice on any concerned aspect of a real estate project – from choosing the most apt financial structure, to the provision of sound tax advice. Our legal analysis and due diligence always considers the proper allocation of risks in accordance with the selected financing structure, so that a project’s ‘bankability’ can be confirmed.
Our main areas of activity in the Real Estate practice may be grouped as follows:
Real Estate Development and Construction Projects – The Firm renders advice and assistances in structuring real estate transactions relating to residential, commercial, industrial and tourist facilities, from the beginning of the negotiations (including, but not limited to due diligence and legal risk analysis) to closing, taking care of all aspects of the operation, including the urban planning, authorisations, environmental, negotiation, tax and financial aspects.
Asset Management and Project Management – The Firm assists clients in negotiating and drafting contracts for asset management and project and construction management incidental to real estate development operations.
Private and Public Procurement – The Firm also gives advice and assistance in both public and private procurement, in the stages of participation in tenders, negotiation and drafting of contracts, in the phase of management and execution of the contracts, as well as in litigation.
Real Estate Taxation –The professionals of the Firm have a significant experience in the field of real estate taxation, including the structuring of the transactions and the financing of real estate portfolios.
Real Estate Finance – The Firm assists clients in a variety of issues related to real estate finance. Our lawyers support clients in addressing a proper risk allocation in accordance with relevant financial structures irrespective of their complexity.
Cross-border Transactions – The Firm supports clients in cross-border real estate projects and transactions, particularly through its London and Paris offices, when necessary retaining the services of skilled and qualified local lawyers. The Firm has a broad experience in seamlessly coordinating and organising its activity with lawyers based in other jurisdictions, providing added value in creating global strategies for the successful conclusion of international deals.