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Greenberg Traurig advised AEW on the acquisition of a logistics project near Warsaw

WARSAW, February 2, 2021 - Greenberg Traurig advised AEW, acting for account of a German investor, on a transaction involving the acquisition of a city logistics project near Warsaw.

The two-building project will have a total warehouse space of approximately 26,000 sqm. Development of the second building in the complex is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2021.

The transaction was led by Senior Associate Anna Wiśniewska, supported by Associates: Michał Gruza, Aleksander Kłys and Agnieszka Stopińska. The due diligence team included Senior Associate Paweł Jaśkiewicz and Associates: Iga Czerniak, Angelika Makar and Marcin Gralewski.

Partner Agata Jurek-Zbrojska supervised all work on the transaction.

The transaction was negotiated and signed under extraordinary circumstances due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and with preserving all safety measures for all its participants.

AEW is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world and its CEE portfolio comprises approx. EUR 950 m of assets in the office, retail and logistics sectors.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2200 attorneys serving clients from 40 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2019 and 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 approximately 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.

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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 comprehensive legal solutions 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.

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