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From blockchain, crowdfunding and artificial intelligence to big-data analytics, smart cities and the “internet of things,” new developments at the intersection of real estate and technology are forming an emerging industry.

At Stroock, we understand that navigating rapid innovation requires a comprehensive, forward-looking approach.

Drawing on our nationally recognized Real Estate, Corporate, and Intellectual Property and Technology practices, our PropTech group prides itself on collaboration across the firm.

This structure enables us to provide seamless guidance to clients implementing, monetizing and investing in PropTech — making Stroock a one-stop shop to advance all of your business goals.

Our experience spans corporate and financing matters like mergers and acquisitions, traditional IPOs, investment rounds, rights offerings and venture capital fund formation; real estate-focused matters including acquisitions, data center leases, co-working and co-living spaces, and REIT formation and management; and IP-centric transactions, such as patents for design innovations, licenses for building management systems, technology infrastructure build-outs, cybersecurity services, and data security and privacy.

Our national Real Estate, Corporate, and Intellectual Property and Technology practices are highly ranked in numerous legal directories including Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. Recent accolades include being short listed for Law Firm of the Year by the publication Real Estate Finance & Investment and having multiple matters added to The National Law Journal’s IP Verdicts Hall of Fame.

Representative Matters:    

  • Representation of Alexandria Real Estate Equities in land use, acquisition and deal negotiations for the creation of the $1 billion Alexandria Center for Science and Technology at the East River Science Park in New York City. The property will also offer 550,000 square feet of rentable space.
  • Representation of the co-working company NeueHouse in its plans to develop a 35,000-square-foot Miami facility with space for 750 individuals, high-end conference and event facilities, and gourmet food service.
  • Representation of inventors of modular housing technology in connection with protection of their intellectual property rights.
  • Representation of nine different landlords in markets across the country with respect to various leases with global shared-office provider WeWork.

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