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Karol Lewandowski focuses his practice on real estate transactions. He assisted foreign and domestic investors in acquisitions of real estate and real estate companies, real estate development project, lease management and the due diligence of companies and assets.

Concentrations

  • Real estate transactions
  • Real estate finance
  • Commercialization and asset management

Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Participated in the work for Hines Poland Sustainable Income Fund in connection with the sale of a portfolio of six Polish distribution parks and the Nord Point office building in Warsaw.°
  • Participated in the work for Macquarie Asset Management in connection with the acquisition of the six last-mile logistics facilities near key urban and industrial centers across Poland.°
  • Participated in the work for GLL Capital Partners in connection with the sale of mezzanine warehouse facility in Wroclaw of a total space approximately 123,500 square meters, and is fully leased to a global online retailer.°
  • Participated in the work for GLL Capital Partners in connection with the sale of mezzanine warehouse facility in Poznań a total space approximately 100,543 square meters, and is fully leased to a global online retailer.°
  • Participated in the work for GLL Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of logistics real estate portfolio of 12 modern assets across Poland with the total leasable area of 276,000 sqm.°
  • Participated in the work for Alides a Ghent-based property developer and investor, in connection with the purchase of Waterside office complex in Gdańsk.°
  • Participated in the work for C83 Closed Investment Fund of Private Assets in connection with the acquisition of an office building in Warsaw from the Griffin Real Estate Group.°
  • Participated in the work for 4fi and Origami in connection with acquisition of Tesco Poland real estate portfolio.°
  • Participated in the work for Golub GetHouse, as the landlord in connection with lease concluded with WeWork, a global leader in flexible workspace, which became the exclusive tenant of office space in the Western Building of Mennica Legacy Tower complex.°
  • Participated in the work for Invesco Real Estate in connection with the sale to Vestas Investment Management of a logistic center in northern Poland, with an area of approx. 160,000 sq. m., which is the one of the largest and technically advanced logistics centers in Europe.°
  • Participated in the work for 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.°
  • Participated in the work for CA Immo in connection with the acquisition of all shares and all rights and obligations of the general partner of Warsaw Spire sp. z o.o. Pl. Europejski 6 S.K.A., a company holding two buildings within the Warsaw Spire office complex: Warsaw Spire B and the Genesis restaurant building.°
  • Participated in the work for Rockcastle Global Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of Bonarka City Center - a shopping center located in Kraków. The value of the transaction was EUR 361 million, which made it the largest single real estate transaction in Poland in terms of price in 2016.°
  • Participated in the work for an international investor in connection with the acquisition of the Prosta Office Centre and Trinity Park II office building through the acquisition of special purpose vehicles holding the above real properties.°
  • Participated in the work for Invesco Real Estate in connection with a forward funding transaction for the development of a single tenant built-to-suit distribution center in Poland, with a total GLA of approx. 135,000 sq. m.°
  • Participated in the work for Credit Suisse Asset Management in connection with the acquisition of the Prosta Tower office building in Warsaw.°
  • Participated in the work for HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment-GmbH in connection with the acquisition of the Atrium 2 office building in Warsaw.°
  • Participated in the work for a leading developer in Poland in connection with a EUR 500,000 million internal restructuring and transfer of real estate throughout Poland.°
  • Participated in the work for Invesco Real Estate in connection with various asset management aspects, including commercialization, re-commercialization, renovation and redevelopment, as well as current property management with respect to the Galeria Kazimierz Shopping Center.°
  • Participated in the work for Invesco Real Estate in connection with negotiating of lease agreements with respect to commercialization of Crown Square office building in Warsaw.°
  • Participated in the due diligence of real properties in connection with the acquisition of Żabka Polska S.A. by CVC Capital Partners.°
  • Participated in the due diligence of real properties in connection with the Polish aspects of the disposal of CEE brewing assets to Asahi Group Holdings Ltd, with an aggregate transaction value of approx. EUR 7.3 billion.°
  • Participated in the work for Blackstone Real Estate in connection with the financing of Magnolia Shopping Centre in Wroclaw.°
  • Participated in the work for Invesco Real Estate in connection with the due diligence and refinancing of Galeria Kazimierz Shopping Centre in Kraków and Crown Square office building in Warsaw.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Lewandowski prior to his joining GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law

Credentials

Educación
  • Attorney-at-Law, 2019
  • Post-graduate studies in real estate management, Warsaw School of Technology, 2019
  • Master of Law, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, 2015
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Poland
Idiomas
  • Polish, Nativo
  • Inglés, Fluido