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Commercial Property
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This podcast is aimed at those who advise on joint ventures, particularly those involving the use of property. The focus of this mini-series will be about structuring a joint venture and whether to use a legal entity or whether to use a contractual arrangement as a vehicle for the enterprise. In this part, two partners from McGrigors continue their discussion of some of the common contractual methods through which a JV can be undertaken including the respective advantages and disadvantages of management service agreements, participating mortgages, equity sharing leases and the role of institutional investors.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of using a management service agreement as the basis for a property joint venture;
  • Understand what role institutional investors play in a contractual joint venture in an era of poor liquidity;
  • Understand what a participating mortgage is and its respective benefit or disadvantage when used in a property joint venture;
  • Be aware of the benefits and drawbacks of an equity sharing lease;
  • Be aware of the principles legal entity solutions to a property joint venture and their respective benefits and drawbacks;
  • Be aware of the important tax and regulatory issues that should inform the decision as to how a property joint venture might be structured.
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
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This is the second in a two-part CPDcast mini-series on structuring a property joint venture. . It will examine the commercial considerations for the parties when entering a JV. This podcast continues the discussion begun in Part 1 with an appraisal of management service agreements before moving onto discuss equity sharing leases. The podcast will conclude with a discussion in more depth of the principle legal entity vehicles including private companies, LLPs and 1907 limited partnerships.

The firstpodcast in this mini-series can be accessed here:Joint Venture Solutions in Property Development - Part 1.

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