Real estate

Real estate

Our strategic legal solutions help you realize opportunities, overcome obstacles and create value in real estate.

We advise and represent owners, construction companies, developers, lenders, authorities, buyers, sellers, tenants and asset managers in all types of real estate and construction matters, in structuring and advice as well as in litigation.

Our areas of focus:

  • Corporate Real Estate Advice and Transactions (Purchase and Sale, asset deals and share deals)
  • Real Estate Leases (retail leases, offices and warehouse leases, …) and Leasing
  • Built-to-suit leases
  • Expropriation
  • Investment and project structuring
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Project finance
  • Real Estate Finance (Construction & Investment)
  • Security Interests (incl. mortgages)
  • Ownership, Joint-ownership
  • Land Use and Title (usufruct, building rights, leasehold, easements)
  • Real Estate Management
  • Co-property management agreements, liability of the co-property manager
  • Brokerage agreements, legal regime and professional rules applicable to real estate agents
  • Lease and Leasing Disputes, Easement Disputes


Some recent credentials:

  • Structuring the co-operation between a project developer and contractor for a real estate project – drafting a framework agreement;
  • Drafting a building right agreement (opstalovereenkomst) for the installation for photovoltaic energy generation;
  • Drafting retail lease agreements;
  • Assisting a car distribution group with the contractual aspects of having a third party install and operate solar panels on the buildings of its dealerships;
  • Assisting a property developer with the acquisition of a former inner-city power plant and its redevelopment into a residential project;
  • Assisting a property developer with the acquisition of a company owning former industrial property in Brussels;
  • Assisting a property developer-investor with the disposal of property companies owning office real estate;
  • Assisting a transport/logistics group with the disposal of a number of their Belgian warehousing facilities;
  • Assisting an importer with the leasing of its new offices and logistics premises;
  • Assisting an international holiday park operator with various real estate related legal matters relating to its existing Belgian parks as well as its expansion;
  • Advising the operator of a car and motorcycle racing circuit with its long term masterplan and development plan;
  • Advising property developers in connection with site acquisitions and redevelopments;
  • Advising property developers in connection with the legal structuring of district heating systems (“warmtenetten”) in Antwerp, Gent and Kortrijk;
  • Advising property developers on construction financing matters;
  • Advising a hospital operator on its financing (including financing with the European Investment Bank) for the construction of a new general hospital in Antwerp and the redevelopment of another general hospital in Antwerp;
  • Advising a co-working operator on various legal matters;
  • Assisting an industrial group with a sale and lease back operation;
  • Advising a property developer on a hotel management agreement with an international operator;
  • Advising a Belgian retailer on the disposal of owned property;
  • Assistance of retail chain with its commercial leases;
  • Review of real estate contracts in case of mergers and acquisitions ;
  • Assisting a project developer with the termination of commercial leases and negotiating compensation for the outgoing tenant;
  • Assisting an investor in Brownfield projects with a cooperation agreement with a co-investor;
  • Property disputes, disputes regarding easements.

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