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Mr Álvaro Otero
Real Estate and Construction
Álvaro Otero is Head of the Real Estate and Construction department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He specialises in the buying and selling of real estate companies and real estate assets, both individual and portfolios and has extensive experience in sale and lease back operations; leases of commercial premises, hotels and offices; development and construction contracts; financing and refinancing of real estate companies, both to national and international clients.
Spanish, English, German, Italian
- Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
- 2009 – Executive Programme on the Management of Real Estate Companies, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid (Spain).
- 2007 – Higher Education Programme on Planning Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues, Madrid (Spain).
- 2003 – Graduate of Law and Degree in Business Management, Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE, Madrid (Spain).
CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo is well equipped to assist clients in the full life cycle of real estate assets, and the team has recently been active in acquisitions in the retail and hospitality sectors. The group also frequently advises on construction and development mandates. Álvaro Otero leads the department and is seasoned in sale and leaseback transactions. Javier Colino is a new arrival from Latham & Watkins LLP; he advises on sale and purchase transactions, horizontal property regimes and the financing and refinancing of real estate companies.
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