Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch

Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch

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Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch concentrates her practice on real estate transactions and the financing of real estate projects. She represents developers, project financing banks, institutional clients and real estate funds in construction projects in Poland. She is widely recognized in the real estate market and has been involved in major transactions involving commercial, office, and logistics properties, including the construction of the largest shopping centers in Warsaw, as well as cross-border deals throughout Europe.

Jolanta assists local and international clients investing in real estate in Poland, advising on the structure of transactions, the acquisition and sale of building sites, the preparation of the investment process, and the negotiation and drafting of construction, development, and real estate contracts. She has also been involved in numerous arbitration proceedings in Poland.

Concentrations

  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate private equity
  • Real estate tax and REITs
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Real estate development
  • Hotels and leisure
  • Commercial litigation
  • Banking
  • M&A and Joint Ventures
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Capabilities

Experience

  • Advised Union Investment Real Estate in connection with the purchase of the Manufaktura shopping center located in Łódź and the Riviera shopping center in Gdynia.°
  • Advised RREEF Investment GmbH in connection with the acquisition of the Metropolitan office building in Warsaw.°
  • Advised Union Investment Real Estate in connection with the purchase of the Hampton by Hilton hotel in Warsaw.
  • Advised Heitman on the sale of the Europlex office and retail center to GTC.°
  • Advised RREEF Investment GmbH in connection with the acquisition of the Stary Browar shopping center in Poznań.°
  • Advised Citi Property Investors in connection with the acquisition of five real properties developed with commercial centers.°
  • Advised Heitman International in connection with the sale of the Manhattan Business & Distribution Center in Warsaw to CBRE Global Investors.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Nowakowska-Zimoch prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Legal 500 EMEA: Real Estate and Construction, 2017-2018
  • Legal 500 Hall of Fame: honored in Real Estate and Construction, 2018
  • Chambers Europe: Band 1 in Real Estate and Construction, 2012-2014, 2017-2018
  • IFLR1000: Notable Practitioner, 2018
  • Expert Guides: Emerging Markets Practitioners, Real Estate Lawyers, Women in Business Law, 2012
  • Rzeczpospolita: recommended in Real Estate, 2017-2018
  • Best Lawyers: recommended in Real Estate, since 2010
  • Member, Bar Association of Warsaw

Credentials

Education
  • Advocate, 1995
  • Master of Law, 1980
Admissions
  • Poland
Languages
  • Polish, Native
  • English, Fluent