GELEX offers advice to Italian and foreign operators in any real estate transaction in Italy, ranging from development projects, sales and acquisitions of real estate portfolios to establishment and management of real estate funds, purchase or transfer of business or residential property, as well as shopping centres, hotels and resorts.

Our real estate team engages in a multi-disciplinary practice. With an integrated network of leading individuals, we have the resources and the know-how to successfully handle all aspects of a real estate transaction. Experts of corporate law and practice, zoning and building regulations, protection of the environment, corporate finance, tax laws, capital markets work together to get the deal done.

Real estate advice provided by the Firm may be linked to more complex commercial transactions, such as projects in the energy sector. The Firm has particular expertise in handling all phases of the purchase or leasing of entire industrial areas or sites to be used as centres or plants for the exploitation of renewable energy sources.

The Firm has provided legal assistance to natural persons and foreign entities with reference to assets and real estate located in Italy or subject to the Italian normative regime. The Firm also offers its services to Italian owners of real estate or assets in Italy in order to optimize the management of their assets.

In the field of real estate law, the Firm offers legal services in relation to:

  • town planning and environmental law
  • due diligence and preliminary investigation of investments
  • commercial transactions in the field of corporate law
  • negotiation and drafting of leases, as well as building and maintenance contracts
  • all aspects of real estate investment, including the granting of loans, suitable financial arrangements and financial partners for projects, and Italian or international tax aspects
  • advice and assistance with the entire process of buying and selling property in Italy.