Shearman & Sterling’s Real Estate practice assists clients in achieving their strategic goals around the world, partnering with private and institutional investors, developers, owners, lenders and underwriters in real estate joint ventures, financings, development projects, leasing, and acquisitions and dispositions. Our clients value our breadth and depth of experience in regional, national and international markets and through decades of market cycles. Regardless of where our clients are located across the globe, we find innovative ways for them to achieve their objectives.
With offices in many of the world’s major business centers, we are a full-service real estate practice executing transactions under U.S., English, French and German law. We are also active in the area of Shari’ah-compliant finance and investment.
Our clients include buyers, sellers, investors, institutional and non-institutional lenders, developers, sponsors, public and private funds, sovereign wealth funds, public agencies, family offices, tenants-in-common, general and limited partners, and preferred and subordinated equity investors. They rely on our deep experience for their investments in a wide range of real estate-related businesses and asset classes, which have included industrial, office, retail, multi-family, hotel, data center, resort, residential, senior and student housing, timber and agricultural, recreational and mixed-use properties.