Real Estate and Property

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

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.

ARIFA lawyers work in multi-disciplinary teams, pulling together resources from various practice areas (real estate, environmental, regulatory, taxation and corporations) to provide comprehensive services to domestic and foreign clients operating in Panama.

In connection with these transactions, lawyers in the real estate and property practice area have developed significant expertise in the drafting of various types of real estate 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, Chevron, ESSO Standard Oil, Hyatt Hotels, Inversiones Moses Realty, La Hipotecaria, Marriott Hotels, Merrill Lynch International & Co. C.V. and Regus, Sitel.

Representative Transactions