Buyers and sellers of commercial property benefit from our knowledge of local markets and advice, which extends beyond the basic legal requirements. We also help to form joint ventures and special purpose vehicles for the development and acquisition of real estate. For companies and real estate investors seeking to expand or streamline their real estate portfolios, we work across borders and practice areas to overcome challenges and help them achieve their property objectives.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a Chinese real estate developer in its acquisition of a shopping center in the Tokyo area.
  • Advised a Japanese real estate owner on the sale of a major resort hotel in Guam.
  • Represented a Japanese real estate company in the disposition of a commercial building located in Akihabara, Tokyo held in a TMK structure.
  • Represented an international private equity fund in its acquisition of large resort hotels in Okinawa and other resort areas using a TMK structure and in the refinancing of the resulting resort hotel portfolio.
  • Represented a Hong Kong private equity firm and its real estate fund in connection with a series of acquisitions of elderly care facilities throughout Japan using TMKs.