Real Estate

PRK Partners is a full service business law firm with an especially strong real estate practice. PRK Partners’ real estate team has built its reputation by providing timely and efficient solutions. Our clients rely on us because we can provide valuable advice throughout the entire cycle of property acquisition, development, operation and sale. Our real estate team works closely with all our other leading practice groups to ensure our clients receive comprehensive and knowledgeable advice on all matters that arise on any real estate project.

Property Purchase

  • Independent title review*
  • Corporate review of property holding company*
  • Purchase contracts and kadastral transfers
  • Escrow settlement services

*Acquisition due diligence

Site Assembly and Preparation

  • Future (conditional) purchase contracts
  • Coordination and settlement of multiple acquisitions
  • Property surveys and studies
  • Greenfield development
  • Brownfield remediation and development
  • Infrastructure delivery

Project Structuring

  • Shareholders’ agreements, joint venture structures and
  • co-development agreements
  • Formation and corporate governance of project/property SPVs
  • Corporate maintenance services
  • Tax structuring support
  • Exit planning and preparation

Planning

  • Project planning and consultation
  • EIA applications and hearings
  • EU and state incentives
  • Energy supply planning
  • Government relations and public matters

Permits

  • Zoning (Land use) application assistance and review
  • Construction permit application and review
  • Occupancy and use permit issuance advice
  • Appeals and judicial review of decisions and opinions

Construction

  • Tender planning and execution
  • Application assistance and review
  • Construction agreements (including FIDIC)
  • Dispute mediation and representation
  • (including arbitration proceedings)
  • Payment and performance bonds and guarantees, including handling of bond replacement procedures

Property Operation

  • Building cooperative (Condominium) formation and governance
  • Property management, service and supply agreements
  • Easement and encumbrance creation
  • Shared facility arrangements

Leasing

  • Shopping center leases and guarantees
  • Commercial leases
  • Industrial site leases
  • Sale and lease-back structures
  • Operational leases (hotels and other facility management arrangements)

Retail Sales

  • Customized full service sales and property transfer registration programs for volume retail sellers of residential property

Financing

  • Bank loans
  • Preparation and registration of security instruments
  • IPOs and bonds
  • Rent securitization

Dispositions

  • Information memorandum preparation and certification
  • Physical data room assembly and management
  • Project sale
  • Forward sale agreements
  • Exit structuring and settlement

Chambers Europe classifies PRK Partners as one of the leading law firms in banking and finance, corporate law (including mergers and acquisitions), dispute resolution, labour law, real estate, TMT and competition lawThe list of Best Lawyers recognizes 7 experts PRK Partners and in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate law and labour lawExpert Guides recommends PRK Partners’ specialists in capital markets, structured finance and reinsurance, banking and finance, competition law, corporate governance and real estate lawPLC Which Lawyer recommends PRK Partners in the areas of banking, capital markets, competition law, corporate law, dispute resolution, environmental law, intellectual property, labour law, outsourcing, real estate restructuring and insolvency, and TMT

 

Notable Experience — sample list


  • Advised on a joint venture between the City of Brno and a French investor in connection with the construction of a water treatment facility and other water distribution infrastructure that the EBRD had agreed to finance.
  • Assisted KSR International on all aspects of a brown-field investment in the Opava region, including the handling of the acquisition, permitting and construction
  • Represented a leading international auto parts manufacturer in a green-field investment that resulted in the construction of two major new facilities in our region
  • Legal advice relating to various leases for H&M’s newly-opened retail spaces in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Assisted Pinnacle, a leading Czech developer, on the financing and construction of two large warehousing/logistics projects in the Czech Republic - Northpoint D8 Distribution Park (150,000m2) and Southpoint D1 Distribution Park (170,000m2).
  • Helped Komercni Banka in structuring security for EUR 20 million in financing for a real estate project.

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