Real Estate

Helping Clients Succeed in a Complex and Dynamic Real Estate Marketplace

Described by clients as “an exceptionally bright group of creative problem solvers,” Debevoise’s Real Estate practice delivers sophisticated advice and exceptional client service.

Consistently ranked as “first-rate” and described by clients as “formidable,” “commercial” and “responsive,” the Real Estate practice’s primary advantage lies in the depth of its experience in a wide variety of real estate transactions. With a significant national presence and growing international capabilities, the practice regularly handles large and complex property acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture arrangements, development projects, financings, restructurings and leasing transactions on behalf of a wide range of clients, including private equity funds, financial institutions, real estate investment trusts, pension funds, pension fund advisors, hedge funds, publicly traded corporations and other domestic and international investors. This diverse client base reflects the versatility and deep industry experience possessed by each member of the practice..

A true partnership in every sense of the word, Debevoise takes a genuinely collaborative approach to every assignment. Chambers USA noted that a Debevoise client “is a client of the whole firm,” enabling Debevoise partners to “handle the matter in a seamless way.” In keeping with these core strengths and values of the firm, the Real Estate practice works regularly with the firm’s tax, finance, capital markets, employee benefits, environmental and litigation practices in order to craft practical, multidisciplinary, commercially savvy and cost-effective solutions to issues encountered by its clients.