We pride ourselves on being one of the top real estate teams in the country.
Offering a genuine personal approach, we ensure easier access to and consistent availability of senior attorneys throughout the entire relationship with clients. These include leading real estate owners, developers, operators and financiers with whom we have built and continue to maintain long-term relationships.
We take a uniquely sector-specific approach, offering specialised advice in all key professional areas for real estate. This goes hand in hand with experience in the full cycle of projects in all sub-segments of commercial real estate.GET IN TOUCH
- Commercialisation of real estate
- Construction and space planning
- Financing of real estate
- Investments and transactions
- Commercial real estate
- Residential housing
- Student housing
Commercialisation of real estate
Penteris assists with commercialisation, tenant relocation, and contract management within the scope of office, retail, and warehouse projects.
Striving to increase the value of real estate portfolios, the team provides ongoing support with respect to existing lease agreements and advice on property management.
Construction and space planning
We prepare investments and handle zoning matters, environmental issues, building permits, and other sector-specific permits.
The team drafts and negotiates construction contracts, including FIDIC-based contracts, assists in dealing with utility providers, and provides comprehensive assistance spanning the entire construction process.
Penteris is also experienced in matters involving the preservation of historical monuments and archaeological sites.
Financing of real estate
The team is dedicated to providing market-centred advice on financing and financial restructuring, including development finance.
Investments and transactions
We are well-placed to undertake legal due diligence of any size and assist in resolving identified issues, including potential reprivatisation and restitution claims.
The team is skilled in transaction structure optimisation, including optimisation of corporate, tax, and financial aspects of cross-border transactions.
We provide comprehensive assistance during transactions, e.g. by participating in negotiations and drafting the necessary documents.
The team’s experience, versatility, and size enables us to handle with equal care small, medium-sized, and highly complex and challenging transactions, including portfolio transactions. Such projects often involve banks, mezzanine finance providers, guarantors, and investment clubs.
Commercial real estate
It is our ambition and goal to ensure that clients view our advisory services as an asset to their business. At each stage of the process, we ensure that our clients’ interests are legally protected, while simultaneously adapting to changing market conditions and devising new strategies.
The Penteris team has a wealth of market experience, which includes many years of cooperating with the largest developers in the industry.
Penteris has great experience in the residential housing market, typically working with investors and developers, with a host of prime investments realised in recent years.
We advise investors and developers on student housing investments.
Well-regarded practice group advising clients on the full scope of real estate and construction law. Especially active in the representation of domestic and international developers.
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Updates about real estate:
Key Changes to Polish Construction Law
On 19 September 2020, an important amendment to the Polish Building Act came into force introducing some interesting changes to the construction process, as briefly described below. 1. Prescription Periods for Invalidation of Building and Occupancy Permits The amendment introduces prescription periods for the invalidation of building permits (5 years from the date of their …Read More
Penteris Advises on Large Real Estate Transaction
Penteris guided, advised and represented Apollo-Rida, a consortium based in Houston-Texas and Warsaw-Poland as well as US- and UK-based Ares Management in their purchase of three buildings in Kraków. The acquisition of the A-class ‘Equal Business Park’, developed by the innovative team at Cavatina Holding was worth EUR 100 million, one of the biggest transactions …Read More
Covid-19 – Real Estate Tax and Fees
What you need to remember with regard to your real estate fees during the pandemic: 1. Real Estate Tax Entrepreneurs singled out by municipal councils as having been particularly affected by Covid-19 may benefit from real estate tax exemptions or be afforded longer deadlines for payment of real estate tax. Whether or not such support …Read More