Commercial real estate

With one of the largest dedicated real estate practices in the market, our team of over 120 lawyers has an outstanding reputation for delivering a high quality and seamless service to our clients. We pride ourselves on our partner-led service dealing with complex issues and working closely with our clients throughout an asset life-cycle. 

Our clients comprise institutional investors, private and publicly quoted property companies, funders, developers, occupiers, rural and urban estates, charities, high net worth individuals and landowners involved in all types of commercial real estate matters.  These include Aberdeen Standard Investments, BA Pension Fund, Knight Dragon Developments Limited, LaSalle Investment Management, LXB, Rockspring Property Investment Managers and The Crown Estate.

We have established ourselves as one of the go-to firms for overseas investors seeking to enter or consolidate their activity in the UK market. Our combined core strengths of property and wealth management allow us to provide a fully integrated service to private and institutional investors.

Our sophisticated client base expects comprehensive tailored advice across all real estate services delivered at a consistently high level. We have strength and expertise whether advising on a high value investment asset, complex mixed use development projects, joint ventures and other corporate structures or a large corporate's occupational requirements. It is our breadth and depth of experience that sets us apart from our rivals.


British Legal Awards 2021: Forsters' Property Team Wins Property Team of the Year

We are delighted that Forsters’ top ranked property teams have been recognised in Legal Week's British Legal Awards 2021.

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Forsters advises Barwood Capital on Eton House Richmond

The Commercial Real Estate team has advised a fund of Barwood Capital on its purchase of Eton House, a 32,774 sq ft office building in the heart of Richmond, which it will repurpose to outstanding and sustainable office space.

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Forsters has advised Fiera Real Estate UK on £12m acquisition

Forsters has advised Fiera Real Estate UK on the acquisition of a 6.1 acre site in Loughborough for over £12million.

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How do investors see post-pandemic London? Katherine Ekers features on EG Property Podcast

Commercial Real Estate Partner, Katherine Ekers, joined the EG Property podcast to discuss the question 'How do investors see post-pandemic London?'.

Podcast: How do investors see post-pandemic London?


Sustainability in the built environment

The move to further sustainability within Real Estate is increasingly driven by the increased connection between sustainability and financial viability.

Property for Sustainability


Forsters advises Wrenbridge on behalf of Fiera Real Estate on the acquisition of a logistics site in Dartford with plans to develop a new 40,000 sq ft scheme with a GDV of £12 million

Forsters has advised Wrenbridge on behalf of Fiera Real Estate on the purchase of a new site in Dartford for £3.9 million. The new 40,000 sq. ft scheme will comprise two warehouse units and 40 car parking spaces and has a GDV of circa £12 million.

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Forsters advises Wrenbridge on a £45 million logistics joint venture with Bridges Fund Management

Forsters has advised Octopus Real Estate in relation to the acquisition of eight new care homes from LNT Care Developments for an overall purchase price of over £100 million.

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Forsters' Commercial Real Estate team advises Octopus Real Estate on one of its biggest care home portfolio purchases to date

Forsters has advised Octopus Real Estate in relation to the acquisition of eight new care homes from LNT Care Developments for an overall purchase price of over £100 million.

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Corporate Occupiers - Key terminology guides

A list of key terminology and concepts relevant to corporate occupiers of UK real estate with their plain English explanations.

Quick Guides - Corporate Occupier


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