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Project development

Fieldfisher advises in all areas of real estate project development. We understand our clients' business and support them in all legal matters relating to the successful realisation of their projects.

Our services

Our team assists clients through the various project phases from A to Z - from the initial conception to the successful completion of their projects - from a single team, providing legal advice at all stages of development. In particular, we provide advice in the following areas:

  • Analysing the legal framework conditions at the location
  • Assistance and support with real estate acquisitions
  • Elaboration of building law, including the drafting and negotiation of urban development contracts as well as support with urban land-use planning and the approval process
  • Structuring, in particular with regard to ownership structures and the development of comprehensive internal agreements within a project
  • Drafting and negotiating planning, construction and other project-related contracts
  • Regulations and agreements in dealing with adjoining neighbours
  • Advice and support with letting and sales processes

Notable deals and highlights

Office building project
Comprehensive advice on construction, planning and tenancy law for the realisation of two office building projects in the HafenCity in Hamburg with state-of-the-art sustainability standards (WELL Platinum & HafenCity Platinum eco-label) and approx. 25,600 m² and approx. 23,930 m² of floor space as well as an innovative multi-use building in Berlin (WELL Core & Shell Platinum & DGNB Core & Shell Platinum) and approx. 39,000 m²

Commercial project development
Advising a German project developer on a prominent development project in Portugal, in particular with regard to the subsequent marketing of the project and the properties.  

Tourism project development
Advising a project developer on the planning and realisation of a tourist construction project consisting of a hotel, a golf course and apartments/houses on the Baltic Sea, including the amendment of the land use plan and the preparation of a new development plan.

New residential construction projects and neighbourhood development
Comprehensive advice and support for the realisation of various new residential construction projects with several apartment buildings and neighbourhood developments.