Real Estate

Cleary Gottlieb’s real estate practice is diversified and global, spanning the full range of transaction types, regions and asset classes. We have recently advised on some of the largest and most high profile real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings and restructurings. For more than 65 years, Cleary Gottlieb has been a pioneer in real estate law across the globe, providing a wide range of domestic and foreign clients with practical and novel solutions to their business needs.


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Practice Highlights What Others Say About Our Practice

Global Initial Public Offering by Leading Mexican Real Estate Developer Grupo GICSA

$1.4 Billion Asset Sale by HLSS

Acquisition of Pepsi Corporate Headquarters

Preferred Stock IPO by Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation

Plan Sponsor in Successful Prepackaged Bankruptcy of GateHouse Media, Inc.

$3 Billion REIT Acquisition

TPG in Acquisition of DTZ

€870 Million Offer and Sale of 7% of Klépierre

American Tower in $750 Million Notes Offering

Award for Excellence in Real Estate
Chambers USA, 2014
Real Estate Practice Group of the Year
Law360, 2013
"With four New York-based partners, the 'brilliant' department at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 'punches well above its weight’ and has 'an excellent reputation for high profile real estate work.'"
The Legal 500 U.S., 2015
"'The good thing about working with them is that they have expertise in a variety of areas and issues that would come up in a real estate transaction.'"

"'I have a lot of respect for them; they do a good job, are all very well trained and well versed.'"
Chambers USA, 2015