Real Estate Funds

Ropes & Gray clients receive comprehensive advice and innovative solutions from one of the world’s most sophisticated real estate funds practices, named a finalist in the Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) 2023 Awards for North America Law Firm of the Year in Fund Formation.  


Ropes & Gray forms strategic relationships with real estate companies, asset managers and financial institutions to create thoughtful solutions for their fundraising and investment needs.

Our attorneys work on funds ranging in size from $50 million to more than $30 billion and have launched 60 real estate funds in the past five years. In addition, we regularly advise on other active funds, co-investment vehicles and real estate products.

Why Partner With Us

A wealth of experience — Through our representation of institutional investors in their investments in real estate funds, we are exposed to virtually every significant fund brought to market. In the past five years, we have analyzed more than 300 real estate funds.

Customized solutions  — Our experience handling registered and unregistered funds in a variety of asset classes informs our ability to structure real estate funds and create customized solutions for our clients.

The latest market intelligence — Our proprietary fund terms database provides detailed analysis of real estate funds, giving us up-to-date market intelligence we can use for the benefit of our clients.  

Industry knowledge — Our real estate investments & transactions practice handles some of the most complex and high-profile real estate deals worldwide.

Cross-Practice Collaboration
Our real estate funds team works hand in hand with mem­bers of our regulatory, ERISA, ESG, real estate investments & transactions, and tax teams to deliver practical, solutions-oriented and coordinated legal advice, along with invaluable peace of mind. 


We represent real estate fund sponsors and investors worldwide, covering the full range of strategies, asset classes and product types.

Strategies and asset classes

  • Core
  • Core-plus
  • Value-add
  • Opportunistic

Ropes & Gray are complete professionals. I trust them with all of my corporate and real estate needs. I have been using them for 12 years and have had nothing but positive experiences.

Client quote, Chambers USA