Project Description

Real Estate and Construction Law and Trust

Our practice involves the provision of legal services in due diligence processes to ascertain the legal status of real estate properties located in Dominican territory as well as providing counsel as to how clean title over such properties is achieved.  We also handle transactions involving the transfer and assignment of real estate properties and in obtaining title insurance and escrow services for documents related thereto. We also take care of perfection of mortgages and other security interest over these types of assets, and we provide counsel and assistance in urbanization and real estate development as well as in creating condominium regimes.

We also offer advice and assistance with regard to the most appropriate corporate structure for a real estate investment, including structuring and preparation of trust agreements, development of construction contracts and agreements with subcontractors, organization and regulation of labor and tax issues relevant to construction projects and obtaining the necessary permits, including environmental permits or licenses.

Additionally, we have experience in drafting, negotiating and closing lease contracts, including long-term contracts for the development of infrastructure projects, leasing contracts, portfolio securitization and real estate asset management.