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Guidelines for Investments in Commercial Real Estate


After the subprime and the global financial crisis of the recent years with sharp decline of almost all markets including the commercial real estate market we see in 2010 the start of a recovery of the commercial real estate market in almost all business centres worldwide. The investors and all players in this field as well as and the financing banks look more precisely to potential risks of products in the markets and this is only fair when you look back. Most products in the current commercial real estate market therefore are more transparent and most market players are reluctant to invest in products that are not transparent and not easy to understand. It is good to see that the commercial real estate sector is developing very well these days and investors realise established truth that real estate has been on long-term basis a veritable investment over decades as long as the facts of the object in question are professionally reviewed and the investment professionally placed.

We are very happy to have IN Legalink network experts in this field that may help investors in all aspects of investments and transactions in commercial real estate and other areas of real estate.

In discussions with our clients we found out that many of them as well as further potential investors would like to get an introduction to the rules of investing in commercial real estate and further aspects that have to be taken into account within the different areas of the world in this field. We are pleased to give potential investors a first overview to what has to be taken into account when investing in commercial real estate in specific areas of the world that might be of interest for them. Of course every single placement has to be reviewed in detail by specialists.

If you need a cross border analysis of diverse law aspects or joint efforts in a cross border deal or if you have any questions how our network could advise to get best solutions for investments in commercial real estate, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will place you to the specialists of our network who can assist you best in your case.

Should you have issues pertaining investment in commercial real estate you should contact the lawyer and law firm identified with the response from the particular country. You may also contact Maria de Sá Nogueira, the Chief Administrative Officer of LEGALINK ( who will be happy to put you in touch with the appropriate LEGALINK member.