Borenius’ Real Estate team advises investors, developers, owners and other parties on all real estate -related legal questions. Our team has extensive experience in acquisitions and sales of individual properties and real estate portfolios, including sale and lease-back, development, leasing and related financing and security issues.
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Development and redevelopment projects draw on our strong experience in construction, environmental matters, zoning and land use. We are well known for our practical way of working in real estate development projects, and we are used to working with all relevant parties involved; developers, investors, users, municipalities and authorities. We are familiar with different financing structures used in development project transactions.
Our areas of expertise include
- Acquisition and sale of properties and real estate portfolios
- Real estate project management
- Financing structures, such as Forward Funding, Forward Commitment, Joint Venture and different Special Vehicles
- Planning and negotiating construction projects
- Dispute resolution
- Everyday corporate real estate matters
Our Real Estate team works in close co-operation with Borenius’ Fund Formation team, which gives us an excellent understanding in real estate investments and exits carried out by real estate funds. Taxation is often an important factor in our projects as well, and our tax lawyers often participate in real estate transactions to ensure that transaction and holding structures are tax-efficient for all parties.
Our latest recognitions
Our clients are at the heart of what we do, and our achievements are built upon our clients’ success. That is why we are extremely happy to have been entrusted with a broad range of cases.
The Legal 500
“Wide team with knowledge of both transactions and development projects. Also good commercial understanding.“
The Legal 500
“The team is experienced in advising international clients and does a good job of explaining the Finnish regulatory landscape to international clients.”
- Borenius advises CapMan on the EUR 500 million acquisition of a rental residential property portfolio.
- Borenius advised Morgan Stanley on a major residential portfolio sale.
- Borenius advised Aberdeen Standard Investments on the acquisition of a 66% stake in Outokummun Energia.
- Borenius acted as administrator in Stockmann restructuring.
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Latest references & news
- Borenius advised S-Bank on the sale of five residential properties to Catella European Residential
- Borenius is advising abrdn on the acquisition of a 49% stake in Etelä-Savon Energia
- Borenius advised Davie on the purchase of the assets of Helsinki Shipyard
- Borenius advised the Terrieri fund on the lease of Hotel AX to Strawberry