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Gerardo Carrillo Valadez focuses his practice on real estate, focusing his practice in sales and acquisitions of real estate projects, as well as development and financing of such projects. He has more than 20 years of experience within the Mexican market, and brings wide-ranging knowledge of industrial, residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. He also possesses a unique understanding of mixed use and multifamily properties. Additionally, Gerardo has participated in multiple engagements across other industries. He has been recognized in real estate by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, and Latin Lawyer, among others.

Concentrations

  • Real estate
  • Project financing and development
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of clients in all aspects of the structuring, development, construction, financing, management, and sale of industrial, residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects.
  • Representation of international and national funds in the investment and development of real estate projects in Mexico, such as Cinuk, Fibra Macquarie, Greystar, ICM Asset Management, Industrial Commercial Properties, Industrial Realty Group, Macquarie Asset Management, Meor, O’Donnell, PGIM Real Estate, Proximity Parks, and Sura Asset Management.
  • Representation of clients in the sale and purchase of assets and stock, including acquisition of real estate and foreign investments in Mexico.
  • Representation of funds in the creation and management of mixed used condominiums, master plans, and industrial parks.
  • Representation of industrial developers in connection with the acquisition of industrial properties (land and stabilized buildings) in Mexico, including negotiations related to the development, construction and management of these properties.
  • Representation of major Mexican real estate developers in the execution and negotiation of financing agreements as well as long-term leases and built-to-suits with multinational corporations involving industrial buildings in Mexico.
  • Representation of clients in all aspects of the development, construction, management and sale, including all financing, local permits, etc. of industrial, hotels and resorts, retail, residential and mixed-use projects.
  • Representation of clients in several due diligence matters involving banking, mergers, acquisitions, and public securities offerings.
  • Representation of clients in several corporate and financial restructurings.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Best Lawyers, "Best Lawyers Mexico", Real Estate Law, 2019, 2021-2024  
  • Listed, Chambers and Partners Latin America Guide, "Real Estate," 2017-2020 and 2022-2024
  • Listed, Latin Lawyer, "Latin Lawyer 250 - Practice Recognition: Banking & Finance; Corporate and M&A," 2020, 2022-2024
  • Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America Guide, "Next Generation Partners - Latin America: Mexico – Real Estate," 2021-2024
  • Listed, Real Estate Mexico, Legal 500, 2017-2018
  • Founding Member, Asociación de Vivienda en Renta, A.C. (multifamily association in Mexico)
  • Former Secretary, Real Estate Section, International Bar Association
  • Member, GRI Club 

Credentials

Education
  • M.B.A., Ipade Business School, 2016
  • J.D., with highest distinction, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico, 2005
Admissions
  • Mexico
Languages
  • Spanish
  • English