DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Greenberg Traurig, PA

Real Estate

3 ranked lawyersBand 1MexicoLatin America 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Stellar international firm with a stellar reputation in the real estate ambit in Mexico. Held in high esteem for its transactional prowess, routinely handling property development and joint ventures in the hospitality field, also winning mandates to advise on sales and acquisitions and negotiate build-to-suit lease agreements. Recognised as a first port of call for national and multinational clients such as hotel conglomerates, investors, FIBRAs, and financial institutions. Cinuk and Apple Leisure Group are among the firm's new client wins.

Strengths

Clients highlight: "They are pro-business lawyers who adapt to our need to do things at a fast pace. They do not focus on topics that may lead nowhere, focusing instead on closing deals."

Another source adds: "They provide comprehensive advice and act as business advisers rather than simply lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented Grupo Turístico Escorpion in the sale of a 9.4-acre beachfront plot of land in Cancún for USD90 million.

Notable practitioners

Distinguished partner Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez is deeply involved in the Mexican real estate sphere, boasting expertise in real estate finance and corporate transactions in this sector. "He is very knowledgeable and is good at negotiating with the counterpart as he is accurate in his arguments." His recent work includes advising Desarrolladora del Parque in the sale of an office block in Mexico City to GLL Real Estate Partners for USD50 million.

Experienced partner Gerardo Carrillo Valadez is "a great conciliator as he knows how to align parties and avoid friction," states a client. The source continues: "He is a leader." Carrillo Valadez routinely assists clients with land acquisitions and the establishment of joint ventures for the purpose of developing real estate assets.

Associate-to-watch Roberto Guerrero enters the rankings this year. He boasts experience in assisting clients with real estate transactions, including the sale and purchase of real properties. "He is an extremely intelligent and detail-oriented lawyer," remarks a client.

Department Information

This content is provided by Greenberg Traurig, PA.

Overview

Our Mexican Real Estate Practice provides clients with integrated legal services for virtually all phases and stages of a project. Our client base comprises a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, opportunity funds, Mexican Real Estate Investment Trusts (FIBRAS & CKD) and private owners. We advise clients on a variety of matters involving diverse forms of commercial, industrial, recreational and residential real estate.

The scope of our real estate finance capabilities spans virtually every major income-producing property sector and asset type, including office, multifamily, mixed-use, retail, industrial, fixed-based operations, marinas, golf courses, hospitality and leisure.

We understand the objectives of financial institutions’ lending programs and offer an experienced perspective through our lawyers’ knowledge of the capital markets, the wider financial industry and real estate cycles. 

The practice handles domestic and cross-border real estate matters, including real estate structured finance and joint ventures, in connection with the acquisition and development of real estate for commercial, industrial and hospitality and leisure sectors.

We are well-suited to leverage our real estate experience with property developers, REITs, opportunity funds and private investors to assist lenders in streamlining their commercial real estate lending strategy for specific borrower groups.

Members

Carrillo Valadez, Gerardo

Diez de Bonilla Martinez, Antonio

Guerrero, Roberto

Moisés, Miguel

Orrantia Dworak, Fernando

Sardina Pla, Julio

Real Estate Department

Greenberg Traurig, PA

firm
Department location

Av. Paseo de la Refoma 265, P.H. 1

Col. Cuauhtemoc

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

06500

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Mexico

Real Estate


Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez
Band 1
Gerardo Carrillo Valadez
Band 3
Roberto Guerrero
Associates to watch