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Real Estate

Kaye Scholer’s nationally recognized Real Estate Group is known for building real solutions to complex problems. Our 45 lawyers represent some of the world's largest financial institutions, institutional investors and real estate owners in the full  range of real estate and structured finance transactions across all asset classes. 

In the Market

The Numbers: Our Accomplishments

  • $660 million Value of our largest deal in 2015
  • 215 Deals closed in the last year
  • 25+ Years representing Crédit Agricole & Investment Bank, a premier lender to the hospitality industry

Capabilities: How We Do It

  • Full service on a broad range of matters: Highly complex and sophisticated transactions to traditional purchases, sales, leases, financings, workouts of troubled companies and real estate joint ventures.
  • Leadership in real estate capital markets: Originations, equity, debt sales and acquisitions, securitizations, syndications, loan sales, workouts and restructurings
  • Extensive loan origination experience: Real estate loans (first mortgage and mezzanine) for the capital markets (including securitization or CLO execution) as well as for the balance sheet
  • Experience with all asset types: Office, retail, hospitality and multifamily, industrial and mixed-use properties, among others
  • Key domestic and international stakeholder representation across all transaction types: Private equity funds, institutional investors and developers in a variety of complex acquisition, disposition, joint venture, financing, construction and development transactions involving commercial real estate projects