With a national platform and global network, Vinson & Elkins’ Commercial Real Estate practice provides sophisticated, comprehensive counsel to meet our clients’ many commercial real estate needs. We apply our depth and breadth of experience in advising owners, developers, investors, lenders, real estate operating and services firms, landlords, and tenants on all legal aspects in the space. Our group negotiates complex real estate deals, effectively documents transactions, and expeditiously resolves permitting, land use, zoning, and other issues.
Optimizing, & Leveraging Commercial Properties
V&E lawyers have decades of experience representing investment funds, institutional investors, and individual investors. We help our clients form joint ventures, and acquire, finance, develop, manage, lease, restructure, and sell all types of commercial properties, including retail, office, hotels, industrial, multifamily, mixed-use, brownfields
properties, and vacant land. Our lawyers are particularly adept at resolving multi-jurisdictional complexities related to building and managing diverse portfolios of real estate. We also advise regarding ways to structure, optimize, and leverage real estate holdings, national development programs, and
V&E is highly regarded for managing complicated financial structures, equity investments, and securitizations, as well as conventional, mezzanine, and other structured finance arrangements. We also handle distressed situations by guiding our clients
through the intricacies of refinancings, restructurings, and bankruptcy.
Drawing on the resources of our full-service firm, we offer proactive counsel, identifying and evaluating risks, and devising strategies to limit our clients’ exposure. Our services extend to litigating claims, representing clients before regulatory agencies, and resolving disputes related to employment, landlord-tenant, and franchise issues.
We also address environmental concerns, conduct due diligence, assure regulatory compliance, and advise on tax-efficient structuring and tax credit qualification.