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Real Estate


Davis Polk is at the center of real estate, advising on the most dynamic and complex transactions in the industry.


Owners, developers, funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and financial institutions enlist our representation in a broad array of commercial real estate transactions. We advise on the purchase, sale, development and financing of office, hotel, retail, multifamily, industrial and mixed-use properties, and we help clients navigate joint ventures, debt restructurings and commercial leasing.

Globally, individuals and companies rely on our advice regarding the real estate aspects of secured lending transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, project financings, and bankruptcies and restructurings.

Our clients have access to our deep market knowledge of deal terms and structures, and they benefit from our experience representing all stakeholders across real estate transactions.


“The lawyers are very effective, commercial and solution-oriented.”

– A client quoted by Chambers USA


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