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Real Estate

For nearly a quarter of a century, Penteris has been advising on landmark projects on the Polish and CEE real estate market.

Offering a genuine personal approach, we ensure easier access to and consistent availability of senior attorneys throughout the entire investment process. Our clients are leading real estate owners, operators, developers, 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.

In 2020 we were shortlisted by The Lawyer for Best European Real Estate Team of the Year 2020.

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Focus areas

  • Commercialisation of real estate
  • 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
  • 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
  • Financing of real estate

    With experience in acting for both lenders and borrowers, we offer a broader perspective, making financing projects happen. This includes real estate financing, project finance and acquisition finance. Furthermore, we have added further to our ranks, by bringing in more  talented associates to help support the ever-growing pipeline of financing and refinancings.

  • Investments and transactions
  • 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
  • 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.

  • Hotels
  • Hotels

    The Penteris team has a wealth of market experience, which includes many years of cooperating with the largest developers in the industry.

  • Residential housing
  • Residential housing

    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.

  • Student housing
  • Student housing

    We advise investors and developers on student housing investments.

What our

clients say

Penteris boasts an impressive real estate practice combining a unique knowledge of the real estate sector and a pragmatic approach. Penteris is one of the very best in the country in this field.

The Legal 500 EMEA

Get in touch with our experts

Andrzej-Tokaj

Andrzej Tokaj

Adwokat / Senior Partner

andrzej.tokaj@penteris.com

+48 22 257 83 41

Sebastian Janicki

Adwokat / Senior Associate

sebastian.janicki@penteris.com

+48 22 257 83 90

Updates about real estate:

25
October 2021
News

Penteris Once Again Advises Immofinanz

We are proud of our long-running relationship and have now come full circle with the EMPARK office location at the intersection of Wołoska, Domaniewska and Postępu in Warsaw supporting our friends at IMMOFINANZ on their sale of this large piece of real estate to Echo Investment for EUR 50 million. We continue to advise IMMOFINANZ …

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30
September 2021
News
Recognition

Penteris shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year 2021

Penteris has been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year at the 11th annual “CEE Investment Awards”. Recognizing the importance of Central Europe’s investment and development markets, EuropaProperty hosts the 11th annual EuropaProperty CEE Investment & Manufacturing Awards. This annual event is recognized as one of the most important and valuable real estate events in …

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13
September 2021
News
Recognition

Andrzej Tokaj Elected Global Vice Chair

We are proud to announce that Penteris Senior Partner Andrzej Tokaj has been elected Global Vice Chairperson of the Real Estate Practice Group of GGI Global Alliance. GGI unites a group of international, independent audit, accounting, law and consulting firms with the joint potential to find the right solution for any specific problem and so …

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