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Greenberg Traurig advised Madison International Realty on the acquisition of the Warsaw Spire A office building

WARSAW – May 7, 2018 – Lawyers from the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office advised Madison International Realty in connection with the acquisition of 50% of the Warsaw Spire A office building and a joint-venture agreement with Ghelamco Group.

The Warsaw Spire A office building is a 220-meter tower with a hyperboloid glass facade. The Warsaw Spire retail-office complex also includes two auxiliary buildings, Warsaw Spire B, together with the futuristic Genesis restaurant building, and Warsaw Spire C.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Partner Radomił Charzyński, supported by Senior Associate Olga Durawa and Associate Kamil Majewski, as well as Senior Associate Paweł Jaśkiewicz, and associates: Michał Niećko, Karol Lewandowski, Samanta Wenda-Uszyńska, and Karolina Woronko.

“We are proud that once again we had the chance to work as a legal counsel on a high-profile transaction that involves this landmark office complex, located in the heart of the new business district of Warsaw,” said Radomił Charzyński, Partner at the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig.

“Greenberg Traurig is built upon our commitment to making a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate. The chance to work on a transaction that involves not only a high-quality office building but also a space designed for the benefit of Warsaw’s inhabitants is absolutely consistent with this commitment,” said Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Partner and Head of the Real Estate Group at the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig.

Warsaw Spire A, with 47 floors in a 220-meter tower, is currently the highest office building in Warsaw. The entire Warsaw Spire complex won the Best Office & Business Development category MIPIM 2017 Award in Cannes, France.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2018 Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year Award for Poland by International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and the 2017 Law Firm of the Year in Poland by Chambers and Partners. The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP provides legal services to clients in Central Europe and beyond and consists of more than 100 lawyers. Team members are regularly recognized as leaders in numerous practice areas. Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, and EMEA Legal 500 consistently rank them among the top tiers the areas of Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Private Equity, Tax, Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Energy, Dispute Resolution, and TMT.

About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice
Greenberg Traurig's Global Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and tailored counsel for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of 400 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

Greenberg Traurig's real estate team in Warsaw consists of more than 40 top-rated specialists who cover a broad spectrum of core real estate and additional practices. The team offers clients an unparalleled level of legal experience and service in Poland and within Central Europe.

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