Your critical joint ventures and investment matters call for a trusted team of advisers who understand the big picture and the relevant minutiae. Clients turn to us to finance, build, and manage properties of all types that represent billions of dollars in asset value. They value our creative and efficient approach to problem solving. Our experience and knowledge enable us to consult on ideal and preferred terms. We also know how to get the deal done efficiently.
The lawyers at Alston & Bird handle all types of real-estate-related joint ventures and investments in real estate, from individual property ownership structures to program investments in a portfolio of assets, from asset-level investments to holding company and entity-level structures, from developer/investor investments to portfolio fund agreements among multiple investors, and including preferred equity investment structures, multi-tiered, tax-deferral-driven transfer structures, and staged funding “forward” development ventures. We handle strategic alliances between industry players at all levels and public/private ventures. Alston & Bird lawyers represent pension funds, developers, REITs, insurance companies, private investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers in these joint venture relationships.
We are well-versed in the opportunities and challenges that joint venture structures present. Our joint venture lawyers in the real estate finance and investment area and the fund formation area work closely with each other and with tax counsel in the areas of federal tax, state and local tax, and ERISA, as well as other lawyers in the firm to provide comprehensive service in real estate investment.