MDDP helps Clients in all - tax, financial and legal - aspects of real estate ownership. MDDP works for developers, investment funds, leasing companies and private investors - from design to sale and provides advisory services related to:
• taxation of income from real estate investments,
• indirect real estate taxes,
• advisory regarding ownership and financial structure for real estate investments,
• taxation of alternative forms of financing real estate investments,
• cost segregation, advisory regarding tax depreciation,
• settlement of property investments and exploitation costs, leasing agreements,
• property tax,
• examination of the legal status of properties,
• legal services related to selling and purchasing real estate,
• support in the investment processes,
• transfer-pricing advisory,
• financial forecast for the investments.
Name of company MDDP
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate Justyna Bauta-Szostak - Tax Adviser, Legal Counsel, Partner in MDDP, Head of Real Estate Practice
Department head or senior representative profile Recognized expert in the field of corporate income tax and international taxes, specializing in advising real estate companies and corporate restructuring. She manages projects related to investments in real estate located in Poland and other Central European countries. She advises clients at all stages of business – from making decisions and choosing the optimal legal form for investments, through ongoing advice related to the specifics of the development industry, to exiting the investment.
Short description of the company and team MDDP helps Clients in all - tax, financial and legal - aspects of real estate ownership. MDDP works for developers, investment funds, leasing companies and private investors - from design to sale and provides advisory services related to:
• taxation of income from real estate investments,
• indirect real estate taxes,
• advisory regarding ownership and financial structure for real estate investments,
• taxation of alternative forms of financing real estate investments,
• cost segregation, advisory regarding tax depreciation,
• settlement of property investments and exploitation costs, leasing agreements,
• property tax,
• examination of the legal status of properties,
• legal services related to selling and purchasing real estate,
• support in the investment processes,
• transfer-pricing advisory,
• financial forecast for the investments.
Major current clients Griffin Real Estate sp. z o.o., Capital Park S.A., Ghelamco Poland sp. z o.o. sp. k., Yareal Polska sp. z o.o., Warbud S.A., Layetana, Real Management Sp. z o.o., Olivia Business Center, others including: US Investment Funds, South Africa Investment Fund, Japanese Investment Fund (confidential).
Major projects on the real estate market between October 2019 and September 2020 1. Transaction advisory and due diligence of 5 transactions regarding acquisition of real estate properties or companies holding such properties
2. Sale of shares in an investment company being the majority shareholder of a Polish holding company investing in Poland and CEE
3. Sale of part of the shares in an investment company being the shareholder of the Polish logistic companies
4. Sale of two office buildings in Warsaw (in progress)
5. Purchase of Bielany Office Hub
6. Demerger of one real estate company into four companies
7. Cross border mergers of a Polish company with a foreign company and a cross border merger of foreign companies having Polish subsidiaries (in progress)
8. The merger of two foreign companies in the Group which have subsidiaries (real estate companies) located in Poland
9. Advisory regarding the WHT on loan repayment
10. Obtaining WHT refund under new rules
11. WHT refund (In progress)
Total value of transactions on the real estate market the company participated between October 2019 and September 2020 (in EUR) Approx. 1,6 mld
Please say why your team should be considered for the award MDDP Real Estate Team is working with the most important market players on the most important transactions. Our team consist of 30 people (over 50% women which takes the position at each stage).

We are up to date with a current business environment – we participate in Polish and international industry events, where we enhance experiences, thoughts about real estate sector – it helps to run projects more efficiently.

We are involved in leading investment projects in real estate located in Poland and other Central European countries. Our team combines international experience, global standards with in-depth knowledge of tax, legal and business environment and as the result offer practical tax solutions that help run business more effectively. Thanks to close cooperation between Tax, Transfer-Pricing, Legal and Financial Teams, we can provide the comprehensive advisory services vital to running a business in real estate sector.
Company website https://www.mddp.pl/real-estate-advisory/?lang=en
Name of company
MDDP
Department head or senior representative in Poland, real estate
Justyna Bauta-Szostak - Tax Adviser, Legal Counsel, Partner in MDDP, Head of Real Estate Practice
Department head or senior representative profile
Recognized expert in the field of corporate income tax and international taxes, specializing in advising real estate companies and corporate restructuring. She manages projects related to investments in real estate located in Poland and other Central European countries. She advises clients at all stages of business – from making decisions and choosing the optimal legal form for investments, through ongoing advice related to the specifics of the development industry, to exiting the investment.
Short description of the company and team
MDDP helps Clients in all - tax, financial and legal - aspects of real estate ownership. MDDP works for developers, investment funds, leasing companies and private investors - from design to sale and provides advisory services related to:
• taxation of income from real estate investments,
• indirect real estate taxes,
• advisory regarding ownership and financial structure for real estate investments,
• taxation of alternative forms of financing real estate investments,
• cost segregation, advisory regarding tax depreciation,
• settlement of property investments and exploitation costs, leasing agreements,
• property tax,
• examination of the legal status of properties,
• legal services related to selling and purchasing real estate,
• support in the investment processes,
• transfer-pricing advisory,
• financial forecast for the investments.
Major current clients
Griffin Real Estate sp. z o.o., Capital Park S.A., Ghelamco Poland sp. z o.o. sp. k., Yareal Polska sp. z o.o., Warbud S.A., Layetana, Real Management Sp. z o.o., Olivia Business Center, others including: US Investment Funds, South Africa Investment Fund, Japanese Investment Fund (confidential).
Major projects on the real estate market between October 2019 and September 2020
1. Transaction advisory and due diligence of 5 transactions regarding acquisition of real estate properties or companies holding such properties
2. Sale of shares in an investment company being the majority shareholder of a Polish holding company investing in Poland and CEE
3. Sale of part of the shares in an investment company being the shareholder of the Polish logistic companies
4. Sale of two office buildings in Warsaw (in progress)
5. Purchase of Bielany Office Hub
6. Demerger of one real estate company into four companies
7. Cross border mergers of a Polish company with a foreign company and a cross border merger of foreign companies having Polish subsidiaries (in progress)
8. The merger of two foreign companies in the Group which have subsidiaries (real estate companies) located in Poland
9. Advisory regarding the WHT on loan repayment
10. Obtaining WHT refund under new rules
11. WHT refund (In progress)
Total value of transactions on the real estate market the company participated between October 2019 and September 2020 (in EUR)
Approx. 1,6 mld
Please say why your team should be considered for the award
MDDP Real Estate Team is working with the most important market players on the most important transactions. Our team consist of 30 people (over 50% women which takes the position at each stage).

We are up to date with a current business environment – we participate in Polish and international industry events, where we enhance experiences, thoughts about real estate sector – it helps to run projects more efficiently.

We are involved in leading investment projects in real estate located in Poland and other Central European countries. Our team combines international experience, global standards with in-depth knowledge of tax, legal and business environment and as the result offer practical tax solutions that help run business more effectively. Thanks to close cooperation between Tax, Transfer-Pricing, Legal and Financial Teams, we can provide the comprehensive advisory services vital to running a business in real estate sector.
Company website
https://www.mddp.pl/real-estate-advisory/?lang=en