Clifford Chance has advised IHI plc, owners of the Corinthia Hotels Group, on the acquisition of a property at 10, Tverskaya, in Moscow, related to the recently announced Corinthia Hotel & Residences project in Moscow. The Moscow office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner reportedly advised the seller, Cyprus's Barlands Holdings Limited.
Clifford Chance reports that the property "has a listed facade and houses the famous 19th century Filippov Bakery." According to the firm, "further, permits in hand allow up to 43,000 square meters of development behind the retained frontage, as a result of which the consortium proposes to create a luxury Corinthia Hotel and branded serviced apartments. An element of high-end retail will also be featured on Tverskaya Street."
The Clifford Chance team was led by Moscow-based Partner Marc Bartholomy, with the support of Counsel Nick Diakoumis, Senior Associate Anna Krutik. and Associates Anastasia Ovchinnikova and Alexandra Kuznetsova.