Simon Malinowski

Simon was appointed managing attorney of our New York office in 2021, but he’s been contributing to our clients’ success since he worked for Harris Sliwoski as a summer associate in 2010 and 2011.

A seasoned real estate attorney, Simon advises developers, investors, contractors, and design professionals across all stages of the property development process, including: condominiums; multi-family rental properties; retail developments; mixed-use developments; and special projects. He also provides comprehensive legal services covering all aspects of commercial property ownership, from leases to refinancing to renovating.


New York City RPAPL 881 Petitions: The 101

As every New York City real estate developer knows, obtaining RPAPL 881 access to neighboring properties to install construction safety protections required by the New York City Department of Buildings (the “DOB“) can be a convulated and expensive process. Though this may seem like a minor issue in the context of a real estate development

Keeping an Eye on the Changing Landscape of U.S. Real Estate Investment

U.S. Real Estate Investment

In 1624, the Dutch West India Company established the settlement of New Amsterdam at the southern tip of the island known as Manhattan. Pretty much since then, investors from all over the world have flocked to The City That Never Sleeps, singing: Start spreading the news I’m leaving today I want to be a part

How to Buy Real Estate in the United States as a Foreigner

How to Buy Real Estate in the United States as a Foreigner

Most investors expect the still-young Joe Biden presidency to mark a return to a new “normal” for U.S.-bound investment. The U.S. has for a long time been the world’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI), but the unpredictable legislative and regulatory environment of the past four years have seen many investors hit “pause” in