01 Nov Argentine Real Estate Attorney – Argentinian International Real Estate Lawyer/Broker
Argentine Real Estate Attorney – Argentinian International Real Estate Lawyer/Broker
In Need Of An International Real Estate Lawyer?
Limeres, Attorneys an Argentine and International Law Firm, handles all aspects of real estate matters with an emphasis on serving international clients based in the United States particularly California, Florida, New Jersey, Texas, and New York.
International home buyers accounted for $104 billion of real estate sales in the United States between 2015 and 2017, up from sales figures in previous years. The activity was generated by buyers from Canada, China, Mexico, India, and the United Kingdom. The steady and increasing interest in real estate investing by internationals is due to increasing property values, rental property demand, and favorable exchange rates.
Our International Attorneys in Argentina and Latam have extensive experience in the field of real estate law and in representing international clients who wish to purchase or sell property in the United States, Argentina or Latam in general. Our lawyers will ably assist in either process. Contact us now.
Argentine attorneys with a global focus. Our International lawyers provide foreign support for international legal matters.
We are able to assist clients in the following areas of international law:
Our offices span the globe with locations throughout the United States and Argentina. We can assist you with most legal matters, and our professional staff is standing by to provide quick, prompt service.
You can reach us at any of our various offices. We have locations in the following Provinces and States (Find the right location to serve your interests):
International locations in:
Our legal representatives understand the variations in jurisdiction and case matters depending on the applicable law. We provide services in the following practice areas:
We recommend that you call us to find out how we can help you. Our practice was established in 2005. Over the years we have been confronted with many unique legal matters and have a wide range of experience. We encourage you to get in contact with your nearest location today.
Limeres has an experienced international real estate practice, offering a full range of services related to acquisitions and dispositions; leasing; financing; hospitality; multi-family/healthcare, student and military housing; national condemnation; and REITs and capital markets. Our attorneys provide our clients—including property developers, lenders, investment managers and REITs—guided assistance through all phases of a transaction or project. We are able to handle a broad range of sophisticated and complex real estate transactions, leveraging our extensive skills and experience in virtually all types of real estate and development matters.
An integrated interdisciplinary approach to our clients’ needs is the cornerstone of our practice. Teams composed of attorneys across practice areas and the firm’s geographic scope—from our real estate, capital markets, finance, construction, tax, and other practices—provide seamless, value-added representation. Our experience encompasses all areas of acquisition, disposition, leasing, and lending, including new development, office, retail, residential, assisted living and other healthcare facilities. In addition to handling the routine issues involved in real estate matters, we find creative solutions to complex and seemingly unsolvable dilemmas that require solid working relationships within the industry and a high level of understanding of the nuances of deals, regulations, profitability, leverage and liability protection.
The reputation of the Limeres Real Estate Practice Group is built on an understanding of the real estate industry and how real estate businesses function. Limer is ranked as among the top real estate law firms headquartered in Argentina. In addition, Limeres real estate attorneys include those who have been recognized, hold the Realtor professional designation from the California Department of Real Estate, and are Accredited Professionals.
Our attorneys have a broad background in the real estate industry and have worked as registered architects, licensed mortgage brokers, certified public accountants, urban planners, and licensed real estate agents. Our real estate lawyers are members of, actively involved in, and hold leadership positions with the International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Real Estate, Appraisal Institute, community development corporations, and various national and local professional associations and trade organizations.
Range of Services
Acquisitions, Dispositions, and Financing
Our real estate attorneys have extensive experience structuring, negotiating and documenting acquisitions and dispositions, commercial loan transactions and other credit accommodations, with particular emphasis on construction and permanent financings and workouts, and commercial acquisitions and sales of the following:
- retail projects, including shopping centers and drug/convenience stores;
- hotels, along with their associated management and franchise agreements;
- mixed-use projects;
- office/warehouse/residential buildings;
- skilled-nursing, assisted-living and senior-housing facilities; and
- hospitals, dialysis clinics, and community health centers.
In addition, we counsel financial institutions in connection with public and project finance transactions and matters involving commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions; lenders and loan servicers in connection with litigation, condemnation, workouts, foreclosure, restructuring, reorganization, loan sale, receivership, and commercial real estate matters; and owners/developers in the acquisition, financing, holding and disposition of commercial real estate.
Multi-Family / Student Housing
Our real estate attorneys represent property owners, developers, and lenders in connection with the financing, acquisition, development, and construction of multi-family condominiums, apartment buildings, townhomes, planned communities, and housing projects. We assist clients on matters related to site assemblage and acquisition, planning board and zoning board approvals, environmental issues and construction contracts.
Further demonstrating the wide scope of our real estate attorneys’ capabilities is our experience providing counsel to owners and managers of student housing in acquiring and financing student housing. This includes drafting and negotiating purchase and sale documents, joint venture agreements with institutional partners, co-invest documents and revolving lines of credit; obtaining new debt or assuming existing loans on all projects and ongoing legal issues in the ownership and management of the housing assets; and drafting all commercial leases for projects that contain a retail component. We also have assisted clients in matters that involved obtaining military housing.
Our Latam and Argentine real estate attorneys represent national, regional and local developers, investors, lenders, medical institutions, physicians’ groups, and other owners and operators of real estate in the acquisition, disposition, development, financing (taxable and tax-exempt), leasing and licensing of medical office buildings; continuing care, independent living, skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care facilities; hospitals; ambulatory surgical centers; dialysis clinics; treatment centers; urgent care facilities; and medical research and laboratory facilities.
In the education sector, our real estate attorneys represent developers, investors, lenders, educational institutions, and other owners and operators of real estate with a wide range of services, including the acquisition, disposition, development, financing (taxable and tax-exempt), leasing and licensing of student housing and other education-related assets, and a variety of other educational institution-related facilities, such as classrooms and libraries.
Land Valuation Litigation
Our Argentine national land valuation litigation lawyers regularly counsel private property owners, lenders, loan servicers, governmental entities, quasi-governmental entities, major oil companies, gasoline retailers, public utility companies, banks, dealerships and retailers in eminent domain and land valuation matters. Representative matters include, among others, pipeline acquisitions, redevelopment, and infrastructure-related takings. With experience representing both condemners and property owners in all phases of eminent domain proceedings, we have handled highly complex takings cases involving a wide range of property uses and projects.
Land Use and Development
Our Argentinian attorneys represent a wide spectrum of land developers and property owners in multiple jurisdictions at the local, state and federal levels. Our land use attorneys are experienced in planning, zoning, subdivisions, and use permits. In addition, we coordinate all the disciplines involved in land development, including federal and state environmental and coastal regulation, climate change, air quality, discharge permits, water quality, water supply, endangered species, critical habitats, vested rights, development agreements, exactions, affordable housing, and redevelopment. Our commercial, residential and industrial projects range in size from master-planned communities of thousands of acres to smaller, intensive urban infill development.
REITs / Capital Markets
Limeres, Attorneys represents institutional clients deploying capital across the country and around the world. Our Real Estate, Tax, ERISA and Capital Markets attorneys form a seamless interdisciplinary team to represent investment managers and traded/non-traded REITs in the acquisition, financing, management and disposition of office, multi-family, raw land, industrial, retail and hospitality assets. We help our clients structure, negotiate and close upon both direct investments and joint venture investments with operating partners to place equity or debt to work in core, value-add and opportunistic real property investments in ground-up or rehab projects and urban-infill; one-off and programmatic acquisitions, rehabs and financings; as well as an investment through mezzanine, participating debt and other debt structures. We are sensitive to the regulatory needs of domestic and offshore investors, pension investors, college endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. We advise on structuring investments made through commingled funds, separate accounts, public/non-publicly traded REITs, private REIT funds, domestically controlled REITs, C-blockers, TRS structures, income stripping vehicles, pension-controlled REITs, fractions rule partnerships and, where necessary, REOC or VCOC structures and other methods of addressing the ERISA prohibited transactions rules, including categorical and special exemptions. We are versed in addressing issues of concern to offshore investors, including ECI, FIRPTA, and other tax investment and repatriation rules, whether through domestically-controlled REITs, C-blockers or the use of debt. We assist in identifying and mitigating the effects of bad REIT income, bad REIT assets, UBTI, dealer property, and fractions rule violations. We are also experienced with UP-REIT and Down-REIT structures and the use of OP Units and other non-cash currencies to effect acquisitions.
Commercial and Retail Leasing
We advise both landlords and tenants on a broad array of commercial, industrial and retail leasing matters. Representative clients have included international staffing companies, a national provider of post-secondary degrees, owners of hospitality projects and private real estate companies. Our experience includes a variety of lease transactions, such as operating leases, ground leases, subleases, build-to-suit leases, and sale-leaseback transactions.
For More Information
For more information, please contact our Argentine Attorneys/Lawyers or any of the practice members referenced in the Attorney Listing.
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