Real Estate guide

  • Editorial: Back on track

  • Brazil: A turning point

    Cristiane Mamprin de Castro Guerra and Fernando Semerdjian of Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados provide a comprehensive overview of the Brazilian real estate market

  • Colombia: Real opportunities

    Francisco Uribe and Tomas Saldarriaga of Brigard & Urrutia Abogados give an overview of real estate financing and development in Colombia

  • Germany: Taxing times

    Sabine Reimann and Sven Jansen of Hogan Lovells describe the effect of a recent increase in real estate transfer tax in Germany

  • Japan: A simpler future

    Ko Hanamizu of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune outlines the future of special purpose vehicles used in Japanese real estate finance schemes

  • Korea: Freedom to grow

    Je Won Lee and Junghwan Lee of Lee & Ko discuss the development of the Korean real estate market including a pending revamp of rules on Reits

  • Panama: Growth and stability

    Gilberto Arosemena Callan of Arosemena Noriega & Contreras explains why Panama is the place to make a property investment

  • Russia: The great reformation

    Margarita Slavina of Herbert Smith CIS LLP examines the upcoming reform of Russia’s property law

  • Slovakia: More stability, less growth

    Adrian Barger and Sona Princová of Barger Prekop summarise the conditions and outlook for the Slovak property market, which has emerged from the financial crisis with uncertain prospects

  • Switzerland: A strong performer

    Dr Alexander Vogel and Dr Wolfgang Müller of meyerlustenberger outline some recent developments in the healthy Swiss real estate market

  • United Kingdom: Reform at last

    Paul Cowan and Anthony Lavers of White & Case report on the implications for real estate development of recent changes in UK construction legislation

  • United States: The story so far

    John L Opar and Lisa M Brill of Shearman & Sterling LLP give a mid-year report on the state of the United States’ commercial real estate markets