Real Estate

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega's real estate practice covers the entire spectrum of real estate activities.

In this area, ARIFA represents real estate owners, major developers, hotel, resort and shopping mall operators, construction companies, contractors and leading financial institutions.

Domestic and international clients operating in Panama find in the multidisciplinary and comprehensive service of ARIFA's work team the support they require for their transactions in the real estate sector. Lawyers specializing in the fields of environmental, regulatory, tax, and corporate law join the real estate team to form true work units with personalized solutions at the service of their client.

ARIFA lawyers serving in the real estate and property practice area have developed significant expertise in the drafting of various types of real estate and tourism joint-venture agreements; in navigating through complex hotel, casino, zoning, environmental, construction and property laws and regulations; in the drafting of land purchase agreements, construction and development agreements, commercial lease agreements, condo rules, and mortgage agreements; in property taxes; and in all sort of real estate financial structures from simple mortgage loans to complex international mortgage-backed bond issues and securitizations of mortgages.

Representative Clients

Arcos Dorados (McDonald's), Banco General, Scotiabank, Acciona Construcción, S.A., Suez Internacional, S.A., Cía Chevron de Panamá, Inmobiliaria Casas Grandes, Porta Norte Investments, Varela Hermanos, S.A., Praxair Panama S.A., Regus, Sitel, Azucarera Nacional y Tropigas.

Representative Transactions