Investment

Leasehold pitfalls – termination risks of leasehold development site structures

Author: Simon Elliott, Senior Associate, Real Estate, London A number of recent transactions where we have acted for banks and lenders have emphasised that care needs to be taken by developers at the outset of a project when buying into … Continue reading

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Private Fund Limited Partnerships: the new real estate investment vehicle?

Author: Paul Chases, Senior Associate, Corporate Real Estate, London and Alex Wright, Associate, Corporate Real Estate, London In an article published in Property Week on 2 March 2017, Paul Chases and Alex Wright of our corporate real estate team discuss the … Continue reading

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Autumn Statement – a tax ticking time-bomb for developers?

Author: Neil Warriner, Partner, Real Estate Tax, London From a real estate tax perspective, the Autumn Statement was a bit of a damp squib, but confirmation of a couple of well-trailed changes to restrict relief for interest costs and the … Continue reading

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Development Joint Ventures: fundamental aspects, minority rights and the European dimension

Author: Paul Chases, Senior Associate and Head of Corporate Real Estate, London  In the UK property market one investment or development project can vary considerably from another.  However, the prevailing feature that many such projects share is the corporate real estate … Continue reading

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Brexit: some indirect implications for development and planning

Author: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, Real Estate, London There are many briefings on what Brexit means for real estate and I don't intend to repeat them in this blog entry. There are only so many ways of … Continue reading

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Are problems associated with UK Limited Partnerships about to be solved? The new Private Fund Limited Partnership

UK limited partnerships are commonly used as real estate investment vehicles but can be a challenge to operate. The Treasury has just published a consultation paper seeking views on certain proposed changes to the Limited Partnership Act 1907 (the principal legislation … Continue reading

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