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Latin America Dominican Republic Real Estate & Tourism

This chapter features a broad range of rural, commercial and residential real estate matters, including developments, investment transactions, M&A and corporate structuring. Purchase, lease, built-to-suit, surface and usufruct agreements, among others contracts, are also relevant examples of work. Firms may also support clients with registry matters, including  land parcelling and title and deed regularisations. Real estate also encompasses work relating to financing products such as loans, receivable funds, mortgages and letters of credit. The firms may advise clients on the creation of special purpose entities, real estate investment funds and real estate investment trusts. Additionally, firms can handle sector-related disputes and provide general legal advice to tax matters relating to real estate transactions and companies.

All Departments profiles

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Band 1
  1. Castillo y Castillo
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    Castillo y Castillo
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Castillo y Castillo's stellar department boasts a comprehensive transactional and regulatory real estate practice, frequently retained by national and international hotel groups and investors. Its standout team provides counsel on financing mandates and land and asset acquisitions, including assisting with regulatory permits and authorisations. Castillo y Castillo maintains longstanding relationships with key Spanish hotel chains, advising on new developments and day-to-day hospitality issues. The department remains active in the most important tourism locations across the country, supported by an office in Bavaro.
  2. DMK Abogados
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    DMK Abogados
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    DMK Abogados' outstanding practice group is regularly seen advising prestigious national and multinational tourism players on a variety of transactions involving the development of significant real estate and hospitality projects, as well as handling contentious matters in the real estate and tourism sectors. Its team often assists with regulatory mandates, such as permitting issues, tax incentive schemes and environmental considerations. DMK Abogados also acts as counsel to leading hotel chains on franchise agreements. Aviation Group, BOC Aviation and Majestic Hotel Group are new client wins for the firm.
  3. Guzmán Ariza Abogados
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    Guzmán Ariza Abogados
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Guzmán Ariza Abogados boasts a powerhouse practice group with a longstanding tradition of advising on complex real estate transactions and the development of tourism projects. Its strong team of highly experienced lawyers stands out for the lawyers' breadth of expertise, which ranges from counselling hotel groups on day-to-day operations to project financing and land and asset acquisition deals. Guzmán Ariza Abogados provides further counsel on permitting and licences, as well as environmental compliance.
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Band 2
  1. Santroni Parsons
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    Santroni Parsons
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 2 | 4 Years Ranked
    Santroni Parsons is a strong regulatory boutique regularly assisting national and international hospitality and tourism developers with construction permits, land titles and interactions with the authorities. The team is particularly well placed to provide counsel on environmental compliance in the real estate sphere.
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Band 3
  1. Alburquerque Abogados – Consultores
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    Alburquerque Abogados – Consultores
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Alburquerque Abogados – Consultores' possesses a team of practitioners who regularly assist key hospitality and tourism clients regarding matters such as land and property acquisitions and transfers. The team also advises on tourism licences and permits, as well as tax exemptions. Morgane Capital is a new client win for the firm.
  2. Headrick Rizik Álvarez & Fernández
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    Headrick Rizik Álvarez & Fernández
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 3 | 16 Years Ranked
    Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández's solid real estate and tourism team is known for handling transactional mandates, including advising on financing, asset acquisitions and lease agreements. Its client portfolio features well-known local and international developers, as well as investors in the hospitality sector.
  3. OMG
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    OMG
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    OMG's real estate and tourism department boasts strong experience counselling clients on the financing and structuring of real estate projects in the tourism, social infrastructure and energy fields, as well as assisting with mixed-use and residential developments. The team is also retained to provide advice on regulatory matters, such as land title registrations and tourism tax incentives.
  4. Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti
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    Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti
    Real Estate & Tourism
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti's longstanding real estate practice group services a solid client base of energy and tourism companies, as well as local and international investors. The team assists with sale and purchase agreements, title searches and related due diligence, regulatory and tax matters. Offix Systems Dominicana is a new client win for the firm.