Our team knows the real estate market and the needs of our clients, thus offering a wide range of services in order to provide all the legal solutions that will allow them to develop their businesses in an efficient and successful way. With this in mind, our real estate practice offers an all-encompassing advisory and assistance service in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing all kinds of transactions related to the real estate sector.

We advise on prominent public and private real estate projects in Colombia, assisting most important developers, real estate property owners, concessionaires, and REITs, among other relevant industry players. Our team has broad experience in (i) commercial real estate law; (ii) urban regulation; (iii) hospitality and (iv) agribusiness. The real estate team works in coordination with other specialized teams in different areas (tax; litigation, arbitration and insolvency; banking and financial services; among others) which allows for the extension and expansion of the services we offer, bearing in mind that our main objective is to serve our clients’ purposes.
 

Portfolio of services
Real estate projects
  • Assistance regarding real estate matters and commercial projects of all types (retail and shopping malls, offices, warehouses, residential projects, mixed-use projects, among others).
  • Structuring of real estate transactions.
  • Real estate agreements (e.g. purchase and sale, leases, trusts, community property, construction, real estate collaterals).
  • Real estate trusts.
  • Condominium regime.
  • Civil liability resulting from real estate and construction activity, together with the firm’s litigation, arbitration and insolvency team.
  • Assistance in land management for infrastructure projects.
  • Real estate securitization vehicles.
  • Litigation in real estate matters, together with the firm’s litigation, arbitration and insolvency team.
  • Title search reports and real estate due diligence.
     
Real estate projects
  • Assistance regarding real estate matters and commercial projects of all types (retail and shopping malls, offices, warehouses, residential projects, mixed-use projects, among others).
  • Structuring of real estate transactions.
  • Real estate agreements (e.g. purchase and sale, leases, trusts, community property, construction, real estate collaterals).
  • Real estate trusts.
  • Condominium regime.
  • Civil liability resulting from real estate and construction activity, together with the firm’s litigation, arbitration and insolvency team.
  • Assistance in land management for infrastructure projects.
  • Real estate securitization vehicles.
  • Litigation in real estate matters, together with the firm’s litigation, arbitration and insolvency team.
  • Title search reports and real estate due diligence.
     
Urban regulation
  • Assistance regarding urban regulation in projects of all types (retail and shopping malls, real estate development, residential projects, offices, warehouses, healthcare and education infrastructure, mixed-use projects, among others).
  • Assistance in the development of partial plans, urban and/or macro-projects of urban renewal, and other complementary instruments regarding urban and rural development.
  • Urban planning studies and urban due diligence.
  • Administrative procedures before different local and national government entities (e.g. urban licenses, cultural interest properties, implementation plans, regularization and management plans).
  • Studies regarding the effect of capital gains tax.
  • Legal representation for administrative actions and administrative litigation processes.
     
Urban regulation
  • Assistance regarding urban regulation in projects of all types (retail and shopping malls, real estate development, residential projects, offices, warehouses, healthcare and education infrastructure, mixed-use projects, among others).
  • Assistance in the development of partial plans, urban and/or macro-projects of urban renewal, and other complementary instruments regarding urban and rural development.
  • Urban planning studies and urban due diligence.
  • Administrative procedures before different local and national government entities (e.g. urban licenses, cultural interest properties, implementation plans, regularization and management plans).
  • Studies regarding the effect of capital gains tax.
  • Legal representation for administrative actions and administrative litigation processes.
     
Hotels (Hospitality)
  • Structuring of hotel operation agreements and/or hotel franchise, as well as joint venture agreements.
  • Agreements directly or indirectly related to hotel development and operation.
  • Assistance and accompaniment during the structuring of hotel projects.
  • Review of time-shared structured projects.
  • Real estate side control regarding properties where hotels were developed.
     
Hotels (Hospitality)
  • Structuring of hotel operation agreements and/or hotel franchise, as well as joint venture agreements.
  • Agreements directly or indirectly related to hotel development and operation.
  • Assistance and accompaniment during the structuring of hotel projects.
  • Review of time-shared structured projects.
  • Real estate side control regarding properties where hotels were developed.
     
Agribusiness
  • Legal assistance in agrarian law.
  • Legal assistance and accompaniment in agribusiness and forestall projects.
     
Agribusiness
  • Legal assistance in agrarian law.
  • Legal assistance and accompaniment in agribusiness and forestall projects.
     
Experience
Providing legal advice to PATRIMONIO AUTÓNOMO ESTRATEGIAS INMOBILIARIAS – PEI in the structuring, implementation, performance and other relevant legal issues involved in the acquisition of malls, offices, among others.
Providing legal advice to PATRIMONIO AUTÓNOMO ESTRATEGIAS INMOBILIARIAS – PEI in the structuring, implementation, performance and other relevant legal issues involved in the acquisition of malls, offices, among others.
Providing legal advice to GOLDMAN SACHS & CO in the review and acquisition of real estate and trust assets in Colombia.
Providing legal advice to GOLDMAN SACHS & CO in the review and acquisition of real estate and trust assets in Colombia.
Providing permanent legal advice for PARQUE ARAUCO in the legal status of real estate properties and urban planning analysis of the strategic properties where its shopping malls will be developed in the country.
Providing permanent legal advice for PARQUE ARAUCO in the legal status of real estate properties and urban planning analysis of the strategic properties where its shopping malls will be developed in the country.
Providing legal advice for the HYATT HOTELS hotel chain in the structuring, development, implementation and opening of all their hotels in Colombia.
Providing legal advice for the HYATT HOTELS hotel chain in the structuring, development, implementation and opening of all their hotels in Colombia.
Providing legal advice to SELINA HOSTELS GROUP in the structuring, development, implementation and opening of their chain of hostels in Colombia.
Providing legal advice to SELINA HOSTELS GROUP in the structuring, development, implementation and opening of their chain of hostels in Colombia.
Provided legal advice for BANCO ITAÚ in all their affairs and Real Estate agreements related to their operation in Colombia.
Provided legal advice for BANCO ITAÚ in all their affairs and Real Estate agreements related to their operation in Colombia.