Real Estate


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer offers one of the nation's premier real estate practices. We have extensive experience in a broad range of transactions including loan originations, loan restructurings, secondary market transactions, as well as joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, development, and leasing.

Our team consists of over 65 attorneys—seven of whom were recognized among the leading lawyers in their field by Chambers USA 2017. With a wide breadth of experience and a multifaceted understanding of real estate markets, our team works with clients to evaluate, develop, and implement their real estate goals. We represent commercial and investment banks, real estate opportunity funds, investors, developers, REITs, nonprofits and public institutions. Recognizing the complexity of today's commercial environment, we have  a team of real estate-oriented lawyers in our tax, securities, environmental, bankruptcy, government contracts, litigation, and labor practices whose talents we regularly call upon in handling real estate transactions.


Obligations Under The Bank Secrecy Act, Patriot Act and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing
US Department of Commerce Reporting Requirements Impacting Foreign-Owned US Real Property
AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing
Non-US Investment in REITs
AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing
Taxation of Non-US Investors in US Real Estate Under FIRPTA
AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing
Tax Alert: Final Debt Regulations Have Limited
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The Legal 500 US
Real Estate and Construction (2013-2017)
Chambers USA
Real Estate (DC Band 1) (2004-2017)
Leisure & Hospitality (Nationwide) (2016-2017)
Real Estate: Corporate & Finance (New York Band 3) (2016-2017)
Washington Business Journal
Best Real Estate Deals (2016)

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