Work Area: Real Estate & Leisure

BLP opens fourth Costa Rican office

BLP (Costa Rica) has inaugurated an office in Marina Flamingo, a town on the country’s northwestern coast, marking the Elite firm's fourth outpost in the Central American nation.

27 January 2023

Beachfront resort operator gets US$1.3 billion financing

Cannizzo, Ortíz y Asociados, SC in Mexico City has helped Playa Hotels & Resorts, which operates resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Jamaica, obtain a loan for around US$1.3 billion.

20 January 2023

AgroFibra goes public in rare Mexican IPO

Mexican agriculture-focused investment fund AgroFibra has hired Holland & Knight (Mexico) to make its 977 million pesos (US$49 million) initial public offering on the local stock exchange.

06 January 2023

Investing in Commercial Real Estate in Brazil: A High-level Analysis of Real Estate Impact Investing Trends

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Brazil, real estate is a crucial barometer for the economy, accounting for 10.6% of GDP in 2020. Its size means it is also one of the first industries to feel the effects of any economic crisis and one of the last to recover, making it a fascinating post-2020 environmental case study.

16 December 2022

ESG in the Real Estate Industry in Mexico: General Overview

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

A recent substantial increase in the appetite for sustainable real estate projects in Mexico can reduce the property sector’s environmental impact, create new ways to increase returns and boost the market's value.

16 December 2022

Mexican firms steer SURA industrial real estate deal

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped Scotiabank Inverlat provide a two-tranche credit facility to Mexico’s SURA Investment Management.

28 November 2022

Brigard Urrutia makes four new directors

Colombian Elite firm Brigard Urrutia has strengthened its competition, real estate, infrastructure and public law offerings by promoting four lawyers to director.

24 November 2022

Mexico’s Fibra Prologis raises US$410 million with offering

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London and New York and Mexican firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC have helped real estate investment trust Fibra Prologis raise 8 billion pesos (US$410 million) through an offering of real estate securities.

17 November 2022

Brazilian property group scoops up ice cream factory

Galvão Villani, Navarro, Zangiacomo & Bardella Advogados has helped Brazilian real estate group Cyrela acquire land from local ice cream manufacturer Kibon as part of a property development worth 2 billion reais (US$386 million).

15 November 2022

Cescon Barrieu promotes six partners

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has appointed six new partners, adding firepower to several practices across three offices.

10 November 2022

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