Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.

Greenberg Traurig with over 2200 attorneys serving Clients from 40 offices around the world, is a leader among Am Law 100 law firms. The Warsaw office has a professional team of approx. 100 lawyers and is highly ranked in all major practice areas, including real estate.
Our real estate team, over 40 lawyers strong, includes 4 leading real estate partners and covers a broad spectrum of core real estate and related practices. Providing full-service legal assistance on the largest and most complex transactions, the team is a recognized leader on the Polish real estate market. Our clients include leading international investors, developers, international financial institutions, investment funds, as well as construction companies and municipalities.
Our team is an integral part of GT’s International Real Estate Group. The Group has more than 400 specialists, placing it amongst the largest real estate groups in the world amongst leading international law firms.
Name of company Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Partner and Head of Real Estate in Poland
Department head or senior representative profile Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch is one of the most widely recognized and experienced lawyers in Poland, lauded by international rankings as an “icon of the Polish market”. During the last 30 years she has participated in landmark transactions and was taking an active part in the creation of the real estate market in Poland. She also has a leading role in the Greenberg Traurig Women’s Initiative and other mentoring programs, which support the inclusion and advancement of women in the legal profession.
Short description of the company and team Greenberg Traurig with over 2200 attorneys serving Clients from 40 offices around the world, is a leader among Am Law 100 law firms. The Warsaw office has a professional team of approx. 100 lawyers and is highly ranked in all major practice areas, including real estate.
Our real estate team, over 40 lawyers strong, includes 4 leading real estate partners and covers a broad spectrum of core real estate and related practices. Providing full-service legal assistance on the largest and most complex transactions, the team is a recognized leader on the Polish real estate market. Our clients include leading international investors, developers, international financial institutions, investment funds, as well as construction companies and municipalities.
Our team is an integral part of GT’s International Real Estate Group. The Group has more than 400 specialists, placing it amongst the largest real estate groups in the world amongst leading international law firms.
Key current clients Benson Elliot, Blackstone, CA Immo, Capital Park, Credit Suisse, Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust, Deka Immobilien, Exeter Property Group, Ghelamco, GLP, Golub GetHouse, Goldman Sachs, Goodman, HB Reavis, Heitman, IAD Investments, Invesco Real Estate, ISOC Group, KGAL Investment Management, LCN Capital Partners, Logicor, Madison International Realty, Newbridge, Panattoni, Pradera, Reino Capital, Rockcastle, Skanska, Unibail-Rodamco, TJX, Tritax, Union Investment, Warburg HiH, WING
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2019 and September 2020 • GLP. Advice on the Polish aspects related to the acquisition of Goodman Group’s CEE logistics real estate portfolio.
• WING Group, one of the largest privately-owned real estate companies in Hungary. Acquisition of shares in Echo Investment S.A.
• REINO Capital and the Australian fund, RF CorVal. Preliminary purchase agreements regarding the acquisition of the BUMA Group real estate portfolio.
• Madison International Realty. Acquisition of a 46.5% stake in European Logistics Investment, holding a Polish real estate warehouse portfolio.
• Heitman. Sale of the Marynarska Business Park office building complex in Warsaw.
• Capital Park. Sale of the company owning the Eurocentrum Office Complex in Warsaw.
• IAD Investments. Acquisition of the company holding the D48 office building located in Warsaw.
• Deka Immobilien. Acquisition of the Generation Park Z office building in Warsaw.
• Madison International Realty. Acquisition of the company owning Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw.
Participation in development projects between October 2019 and September 2020 • One of the real estate funds. Development management agreement related to development of a multitenant logistic center and advice on JV structure.
• One of the real estate funds. Development management agreement related to development of a built-to-suit logistic center.
• One of the key developers. Development management agreement related to development of a logistic park and advice on JV structure in three different locations.
• Union Investment. Development agreement regarding the development and construction of two planned hotel properties in Katowice (Hotel Mercure) and Kraków (Hotel ibis Styles).
• Bluehouse group. Development management agreement related to the development of warehouse logistic centres in three different locations.
• LCN. Development management agreement related to the development of construction and financing of a logistic center leased to a retailer.
• One of the leading banks. Advice on construction issues related to the development of an office building
Total value of the transactions on which your company advised between October 2019 and September 2020 (in EUR) 3.2 billion EUR
Please say why you should be considered for the award We think that Greenberg Traurig deserves to be awarded this year. We have achieved significant recognition in Poland, but also in the CEE region. Our real estate lawyers are acknowledged leaders and, as a group, make up one of the most experienced teams amongst international law firms. We do not follow the market trends but create them.
Greenberg Traurig’s market leading public M&A and real estate teams seamlessly deliver sophisticated institutional buy and sell-side regulatory, M&A, tax, antitrust, finance and real estate advice for Polish and cross-border transactions.
In March 2020 our Real Estate and Construction team launched a COVID-19 Real Estate and Tax Hotline, dedicated to clients from the sector, offering pro-bono advice related to real estate and tax matters resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are one of the few teams on the Polish market still growing and investing in young generation of lawyers.
Our efforts are constantly appreciated by leading legal directories.
Company website www.gtlaw.com
Name of company
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate
Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Partner and Head of Real Estate in Poland
Department head or senior representative profile
Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch is one of the most widely recognized and experienced lawyers in Poland, lauded by international rankings as an “icon of the Polish market”. During the last 30 years she has participated in landmark transactions and was taking an active part in the creation of the real estate market in Poland. She also has a leading role in the Greenberg Traurig Women’s Initiative and other mentoring programs, which support the inclusion and advancement of women in the legal profession.
Short description of the company and team
Greenberg Traurig with over 2200 attorneys serving Clients from 40 offices around the world, is a leader among Am Law 100 law firms. The Warsaw office has a professional team of approx. 100 lawyers and is highly ranked in all major practice areas, including real estate.
Our real estate team, over 40 lawyers strong, includes 4 leading real estate partners and covers a broad spectrum of core real estate and related practices. Providing full-service legal assistance on the largest and most complex transactions, the team is a recognized leader on the Polish real estate market. Our clients include leading international investors, developers, international financial institutions, investment funds, as well as construction companies and municipalities.
Our team is an integral part of GT’s International Real Estate Group. The Group has more than 400 specialists, placing it amongst the largest real estate groups in the world amongst leading international law firms.
Key current clients
Benson Elliot, Blackstone, CA Immo, Capital Park, Credit Suisse, Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust, Deka Immobilien, Exeter Property Group, Ghelamco, GLP, Golub GetHouse, Goldman Sachs, Goodman, HB Reavis, Heitman, IAD Investments, Invesco Real Estate, ISOC Group, KGAL Investment Management, LCN Capital Partners, Logicor, Madison International Realty, Newbridge, Panattoni, Pradera, Reino Capital, Rockcastle, Skanska, Unibail-Rodamco, TJX, Tritax, Union Investment, Warburg HiH, WING
Participation in property sales and acquisitions between October 2019 and September 2020
• GLP. Advice on the Polish aspects related to the acquisition of Goodman Group’s CEE logistics real estate portfolio.
• WING Group, one of the largest privately-owned real estate companies in Hungary. Acquisition of shares in Echo Investment S.A.
• REINO Capital and the Australian fund, RF CorVal. Preliminary purchase agreements regarding the acquisition of the BUMA Group real estate portfolio.
• Madison International Realty. Acquisition of a 46.5% stake in European Logistics Investment, holding a Polish real estate warehouse portfolio.
• Heitman. Sale of the Marynarska Business Park office building complex in Warsaw.
• Capital Park. Sale of the company owning the Eurocentrum Office Complex in Warsaw.
• IAD Investments. Acquisition of the company holding the D48 office building located in Warsaw.
• Deka Immobilien. Acquisition of the Generation Park Z office building in Warsaw.
• Madison International Realty. Acquisition of the company owning Chmielna 89 office building in Warsaw.
Participation in development projects between October 2019 and September 2020
• One of the real estate funds. Development management agreement related to development of a multitenant logistic center and advice on JV structure.
• One of the real estate funds. Development management agreement related to development of a built-to-suit logistic center.
• One of the key developers. Development management agreement related to development of a logistic park and advice on JV structure in three different locations.
• Union Investment. Development agreement regarding the development and construction of two planned hotel properties in Katowice (Hotel Mercure) and Kraków (Hotel ibis Styles).
• Bluehouse group. Development management agreement related to the development of warehouse logistic centres in three different locations.
• LCN. Development management agreement related to the development of construction and financing of a logistic center leased to a retailer.
• One of the leading banks. Advice on construction issues related to the development of an office building
Total value of the transactions on which your company advised between October 2019 and September 2020 (in EUR)
3.2 billion EUR
Please say why you should be considered for the award
We think that Greenberg Traurig deserves to be awarded this year. We have achieved significant recognition in Poland, but also in the CEE region. Our real estate lawyers are acknowledged leaders and, as a group, make up one of the most experienced teams amongst international law firms. We do not follow the market trends but create them.
Greenberg Traurig’s market leading public M&A and real estate teams seamlessly deliver sophisticated institutional buy and sell-side regulatory, M&A, tax, antitrust, finance and real estate advice for Polish and cross-border transactions.
In March 2020 our Real Estate and Construction team launched a COVID-19 Real Estate and Tax Hotline, dedicated to clients from the sector, offering pro-bono advice related to real estate and tax matters resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are one of the few teams on the Polish market still growing and investing in young generation of lawyers.
Our efforts are constantly appreciated by leading legal directories.
Company website
www.gtlaw.com