Axiom for Real Estate

Axiom matches world-class legal talent to the design and construction, portfolio management, and due diligence needs of legal departments.

The challenge

Real estate is a vital component of business strategies, and there is a wider range of risk and return than ever before, as deals become more complex, and involve force majeure, portfolio rightsizing, and sophisticated financial agreements.

Accessing legal talent with the right expertise will be key to managing the increased complexity of real estate transactions.

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Global megatrends will change the real estate landscape considerably in the next six years and beyond… There’s a natural tendency to underestimate how much the real estate world will have changed.
“Real Estate 2020” Report

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UNCERTAINTY IN THE LEGAL MARKET

78% of real estate executives are concerned about the future of the market due to uncertainty around interest rates, global economic conditions, and governmental policy

SPIKES IN PANDEMIC-RELATED WORKLOADS

All commercial real estate sectors are experiencing declines in business due to COVID-19, leading to high volumes of leasing defaults and short-term workouts

LIMITED INTERNAL SKILL SETS

Corporate legal teams often lack the right level of expertise to manage real estate legal work

Our solutions

Our support can be designed to meet your needs, with a single secondee or a team solution. Our lawyers can quickly offer local, regional, and global real estate support, including:

Transactional work and DIRT law
Office, retail, commercial, and residential Leases; Defaults, workouts, foreclosures, short sales, and REOs; Management, vendor, and license agreements; Due diligence review and counsel; Force Majeure interpretation

Portfolio management
Portfolio down- and right-sizing; Title review and negotiation; Internal governance policies; Local and federal regulatory compliance; Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Design and construction
Design, development, and construction agreements; American Institute of Architects (AIA) agreements; Environmental property assessments

Real estate finance
Acquisition and construction loans; Tax abatements; Tax advice

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Real Estate

35+

Real estate lawyers

15+

Average years of experience

50%

Of the Fortune 100 are Axiom clients

Why work with Axiom?

Build Your Team
  • 35+ real estate lawyers
  • 50+ real estate engagements since 2019
  • Our lawyers have an average of 15+ years of experience
  • Flexibly scale your team up or down to respond to a fast-changing, budget-constrained business environment
  • Tap into our 20 years of experience and best practices supporting real estate
  • Variable cost models that correspond to engagement length and lawyer experience
  • Axiom’s clients include 50% of the Fortune 100
  • 99% of our clients say they would recommend Axiom
  • Structured onboarding and feedback process to minimize time to productivity and stay in alignment with client success

Why work with Axiom?

Access world-class real estate talent
  • 35+ real estate lawyers
  • 50+ real estate engagements since 2019
  • Our lawyers have an average of 15+ years of experience
Build a dynamic real estate legal team
  • Flexibly scale your team up or down to respond to a fast-changing, budget-constrained business environment
  • Tap into our 20 years of experience and best practices supporting real estate
  • Variable cost models that correspond to engagement length and lawyer experience
Work with a partner who understands real estate law
  • Axiom’s clients include 50% of the Fortune 100
  • 99% of our clients say they would recommend Axiom
  • Structured onboarding and feedback process to minimize time to productivity and stay in alignment with client success
Rethink legal work

Rethink the work you send to outside counsel

Get more value and reduce costs by reallocating some of the work that goes to outside counsel, which typically accounts for at least 50% of a legal department’s annual spend.

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