Real Estate

Real Estate

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Rankings and Awards

ALRUD experts in Real Estate give their advisory opinion to Russian and international clients on all aspects of real estate and provide legal support with regard to complex construction projects. Our team is experienced in working with different real estate assets, including land plots for construction, timberlands and agricultural land plots, office, commercial and industrial real estate, state and municipal property, infrastructure objects.

Our team has significant experience in due diligence of real estate and provide advice on real estate acquisition and disposal, including land rights and development projects, rental of commercial, office and warehouse real estate in both Moscow and Russia regions.

We are proud to say that we are professionals in real estate lease and retail sphere with unique profound expertise in all areas of this industry. We supported lease negotiations with respect to most prestigious locations of street retail in Moscow and with the top commercial shopping centers (malls) of Russia.

Among our clients are Auchan, X5 Retail Group, HUGO BOSS, Burberry, Philipp Plein, Bogner, Camper and many others.

Our Real estate team routinely works with ALRUD’s top-ranking teams in other practice areas including Corporate and M&A, Banking & Finance, Tax, Dispute Resolution and Employment. Much of our work has an international element and we partner with world’s top tier law firms in Europe, Asia and the US to deliver the highest quality service on international projects. Our clients greatly value our ability to assemble teams that are in tune with their specific needs, both commercially and culturally.

Andrey Zharskiy, ALRUD Partner heads the Practice.

”Andrey Zharskiy has definitely impressed us; he is very results-driven, extremely professional with a great attention to detail and has substantial experience on projects in Real Estate” – says one of the Client to Chambers Europe.

Our services

  • All types of real estate acquisition and disposal, including asset or corporate deals
  • The whole range of lease matters, including commercial, office and warehouse real estate; including build-to-suit scheme projects
  • Due Diligence of Real Estate
  • Construction contracts, including EPC contracts based on international standard forms
  • Land related deals and consulting, including town-planning regime, allotment procedures, agricultural lands, timberlands
  • Supporting independent or joint development and production projects at all stages, including structuring, corporate issues of relationships between partners, project finance issues
  • PPP and Infrastructure, including privatization and state investment
  • All aspects of real estate financing and investment
  • Complex support of retail chains starting from start-up stage and throughout chain extension, including regulatory aspects
  • Real Estate Dispute Resolution

Highlights of recent domestic and international work

Vi Holding

in respect to development of the Tushino project in Moscow (1 million square meters area).

Sberbank Asset Management

on acquisition of a mall in Moscow (over 30 000 sqm), including extended Due Diligence.

The Embassy of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

with acquisition of the new building in Moscow for the allocation of the Embassy.

Philipp Plein

in opening stores in Russia, including negotiating of lease agreements, support with commercial and regulatory matters.

Puma Energy

on creation of a joint venture for construction and operation of aircraft fueling facility.

South Tambey LNG

(Yamal LNG general contractor) in respect to different matters related to performance of the general construction contract and dealings with Russian subcontractors.

Louis Dreyfus Commodities

in its acquisition of a grain terminal in Azov, Rostov region, as well as on completion of the terminal construction under EPC contract, regulatory advisory.

Sojitz Corporation

in acquisition of dealer network through establishment of Real Estate Complex (Enterprise).

Block A.S.

in drafting and negotiations of EPC contracts for construction of pharmaceutical productions facilities (several projects, including in Russia and Uzbekistan).

Leroy Merlin

in relation to acquisition of land plots in the Russian regions for construction of DIY hypermarkets including in-depth due diligence of potential construction sites & town-planning restrictions.

Russian private investors

on project for development and construction of multifunctional trade, business and residential center in Moscow jointly with Tashir Group.

State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan

(SOFAZ) on acquisition of Gallery Actor, mixed-use office and retail complex located in Moscow central business district for US $ 133 million in 2015.

HUGO BOSS

on all legal and tax issues related to start-up and retail expansion in Russia, including acquisition of long-term lease rights over office and retail premises in Moscow, Moscow region and Saint-Petersburg.

Gazprom Transgaz Belarus

on negotiation of FIDIC construction agreement and ancillary documents for a multifunctional complex in the city of Minsk.

Multinational manufacturer of household appliances (USA)

on the acquisition of existing production facilities, consisting of the land plots and buildings in one of the regions of the Russian Federation.

Rankings and Awards

ALRUD experts hold leading positions in the Best Lawyers rating

Best Lawyers – one of the most authoritative international legal ratings – has published the results of the Russian legal market research 2021. The ra...

ALRUD took leading position in the Legal 500 EMEA 2020 rating

On April 15, Legal 500, one of the most influential international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. In total, ALRUD Law Fi...

ALRUD ranked by Chambers Europe 2020

The international, legal-ranking Chambers and Partners has published the results of the annual European rating of leading law firms – Chambers Europe ...

ALRUD ranked by Chambers Europe 2019

On March 12, 2019 worldwide-known international rating agency Chambers and Partners has published the results of the Chambers Europe 2018 research. AL...

ALRUD took leading position in the Legal 500 EMEA 2019 rating

On April 10, Legal 500, one of the most influential international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. Annually, the agency a...

ALRUD positions in the Best Lawyers 2020 rating

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession, announced the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia on 24th May 2019. ...

Best Lawyers 2019 recognized ALRUD experts

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession, announced the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia on 27 June 2018. A...

Alrud strengthens its positions in the Legal 500 EMEA 2018 ratings

On April 12, Legal 500, one of the most authoritative international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. Annually, the agency...

ALRUD ranked by Chambers Europe 2018

On March 8, 2018 worldwide-known international rating agency Chambers and Partners has published the results of the Chambers Europe 2017 research. ALR...

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