Our Real Estate Investments team is one of the leading practices in Singapore.
Whether you are a major real estate developer, corporation or institutional investor, we will work with you on a diverse range of real estate sales and acquisition transactions, providing advice on the negotiation and documentation of all aspects of sale, acquisition, development, operation and leasing of real property. Our team has acquired extensive experience acting for developers and investors in the acquisition of sites by tender, auction, private treaty and collective sales—and with projects that involve commercial and residential buildings, shopping malls, hotels and resorts, mixed development projects, industrial buildings, and warehouse and distribution centers.
Domestic and offshore investors, involving REITs and real estate funds, will benefit from work that covers all documentation and related transactions, including the sale and purchase agreements, "put and call" options, and sale and leaseback arrangements.
Key service areas:
- Deal structuring
- Sale and purchase documentation
- Sale and leaseback arrangements
- Government land tenders
- Investigation of title and due diligence
- Land use and planning issues
Our team acted for MGP Raffle Pte Ltd, of Macquarie Property Advisers Group, in the purchase of 8 Shenton Way in the Singapore Central Business District, together with the upgrading construction works, for S$1.04 billion. We also acted for the purchaser in the financing of the acquisition. We acted for a German fund, Commerz Real AG, in a complex real estate and construction deal which involved the acquisition of 78 Shenton Way, in the Singapore Central Business District, for approximately S$650 million.
For developers in purchases of numerous collective sale sites, rely on an experienced team which acted for the OUE Group in the collective purchase of all 193 units in the Grangeford for S$625 million. We also acted for a joint venture company of Chip Eng Seng and Lehman Brothers in the purchase of all 152 units in Westpeak for S$201.8 million.