Practice Areas

Real Estate

of the Area and Services

Cuesta Campos has extensive experience in legal advice for the construction and financing of important industrial, commercial and tourist real estate developments for national and foreign clients. Our experts have represented companies from different industries in the sale and lease of properties, as well as in strategic projects to align their operations and business objectives with their needs related to properties and spaces.

Our Real Estate practice area has been ranked in band 2 by The Legal 500, one of the most prestigious worldwide legal directories, as well as in Chambers & Partners.

Our services include:

Advice on the acquisition of buildings for industrial, commercial, tourist, hotel and residential use; including purchase agreements, trusts and other legal structures.

Design and implementation of real estate procedures (merger, subdivision, constitution and restructuring of condominiums) for industrial, commercial, tourist and residential developments.

Contracts for the use and exploitation of industrial, commercial and service buildings: leasing, usufruct, easements and trusts.

Due diligence for the acquisition and sale of facilities, including audits in agrarian, environmental, litigation, investigations on seizures, easements and limitations of ownership.

Instrumentation, registration and cancellation of real estate guarantees.

Procedures and negotiations with local authorities regarding urban development: land use, urbanization - declaration of urban land -, municipal donations, subdivisions, construction licenses, habitability certificates, feasibility of services, operating licenses, environmental impact studies.

Advice on local and federal tax aspects for the acquisition and development of properties.

Negotiation and conclusion of agreements to obtain public and/or private services.

Advice on the establishment of strategic alliances in the real estate sector.


Joint Venture with one of the most prestigious hotel chains worldwide to build and operate a hotel, condominiums and shopping center in Mexico. Our firm advised the developer of the project, which is structured through a trust agreement negotiated by Cuesta Campos.


Cuesta Campos carried out the Due Diligence derived from the Joint Venture of two of the main global car manufacturers, for the acquisition of the land where its large automotive plant was built in the Bajio area of ​​Mexico.


Our firm carried out the urbanization of properties, including consultation and legal support in relation to the declaration of urban land, negotiation of the donation of areas for cession in favor of the municipality, compliance with environmental laws, land use reports, certificates of alignment and official number, construction licenses, operating licenses, as well as other permits required for the operation of the pharmaceutical company.


Cuesta Campos has always been pro-active in providing timely and pertinent information to help us set our operation right. We have already been able to verify through our operations that what they advised us to do was right and is indeed effective in protecting our interests.

> Pascal Auburtin, VP y Director General, EFI Automotive.