ARCHERS’ Real Estate Transactions department covers all areas of real estate transactions relating to the transfer of real estate companies and real estate assets, but also to the management of these assets.
Our team has in-depth knowledge of the real estate market and we offer our clients a full range of services, to help them see their transactions through to a successful end.
Our lawyers provide legal assistance throughout all stages of an investment’s life cycle, by advising investors upon the acquisition or sale of real estate assets, or during the holding period for rental, asset management, construction, renovation or extension aspects.
Our team provides advice to a wide variety of real estate market operators, French and foreign alike: institutional investors or specialized operators, insurance companies, property companies, investment funds or sovereign funds.
— Structuring and optimising acquisition or disposal strategies for real estate assets or rights, or for real estate companies
— Acquisition or disposal of real estate assets or rights, or of real estate companies (due diligence, negotiation and drafting of documentation post-acquisition advisory services)
— Sale & leaseback transactions
— Setting up of real estate vehicles (e.g. SCI, OPPCIs etc)
— Structuring of partnerships
— Drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements or partnership contracts
— Drafting and negotiation of leases (civil leases, commercial leases, professional leases, etc.)
— Drafting and negotiation of property management, asset management and leasing agreements
— Sale in state of future completion (VEFA)
— Drafting and negotiation of construction agreements (e.g. turnkey contracts, project management agreements , works contracts)
— Follow-up and assistance to clients during their construction process
— Maximizing tax efficiency for acquisitions, holding and disposal of property and real estate rights
— Taxation of SIICs (REITs)
— Advising foreign investors on real estate investments in France
Our lawyers are particularly renowned for the quality of their expertise, and for their considerable experience of deals and complex transactions. Their approach takes into account the practical constraints which are specific to each project. They often intervene upstream, offering their clients tailored made solutions, facilitated by their in-depth knowledge of the real estate sector and its key market operators.
Our team never loses sight of tax aspects, and works in close collaboration with our tax department.