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Real Estate Capital Markets

Leading since 1960.

For over 50 years, clients have relied on Goodwin Procter’s legal acumen to help them buy, sell, finance and restructure real estate. Our lawyers represent numerous real estate investment managers, real estate fund sponsors, public and private REITs and municipalities in all aspects of raising and deploying capital. We work with owners, managers, operators, developers, lenders and investors – helping them acquire, develop, manage and sell real estate assets.  We were also instrumental in helping draft the Real Estate Investment Trust Act of 1960, establishing the UPREIT structure in 1992 and creating the LTIP structure in 2001.

With more than 100 attorneys focused solely on the real estate industry across the United States and Europe, Goodwin Procter covers every corner of this complex and dynamic industry. Our vast experience includes sophisticated equity and debt investment transactions, private and public fund raising, public and private REIT structuring, debt, capital raising and transactional work, hospitality and leisure transactions, large-scale development and public finance investment work and acquisition, construction, sales and leasing transactions.

Chambers USA consistently ranks Goodwin as Tier 1 in Real Estate Capital Markets, and most recently recognized 23 of our real estate partners for excellence. The Legal 500 UK recognized our team for excellence in three real estate categories and for investment funds. Private Equity Real Estate magazine twice named Goodwin Procter North American Law Firm of the Year for Transactions and for Fund Formation in five out of the past seven years.

RECM 2015
January 30, 2015
New York, NY

PERE New York Summit 2014
November 12, 2014
New York, NY

Moriah Society Breakfast Series
November 5, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA

2014 ACREL Annual Meeting
October 16, 2014
Boston, MA

The Bond Buyer's CA Public Finance Conference
October 8, 2014
San Diego, CA

InterFace California Trends Real Estate Conference
September 23, 2014
Los Angeles, CA

Real Estate Crowdfunding Today
August 27, 2014
LA, CA

11th Annual Non-Traded REITs Symposium
June 26, 2014
New York, NY

PERE Summit: Europe 2014
June 25, 2014
London, England

REITWise 2014
April 2, 2014
Boca Raton, FL

9th Annual West Coast Non-Traded REITs Symposium
December 5, 2013
Dana Point, CA

9th Annual West Coast Non-Traded REITs Symposium
December 5, 2013
Dana Point, CA

“Public/Private Partnerships”
October 16, 2013
San Diego , CA

Interview with Frank Mottek
May 1, 2013
Los Angeles, CA

Global Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate
April 29, 2013
Beverly Hills, CA

Milken Institute Global Conference 2013
April 28, 2013
Los Angeles, CA

"Industry Leaders: C-Suite Roundtable"
March 27, 2013
Los Angeles, CA

RECM 2013
January 25, 2013

Hotel and Lodging Legal Summit
November 8, 2012
Washington , DC

REsource Fall 2014
October 30, 2014

AIFMD Goes Live
July 29, 2014

REsource Winter 2013
January 10, 2014