Real Estate

As one of the leading and largest real estate practices in the Benelux, we are experienced in handling all types of real estate transactions, developments and redevelopments, and major construction and infrastructure projects.

Our real estate practice has a strong track record in landmark deals and projects. Through our experience in working with leading national and international clients, we have a deep understanding of their needs, objectives and challenges. This know-how, combined with our commitment and commercial approach, ensures that our clients’ deals and projects get done.

Storage space in the Port of Antwerp
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BE Law

Stibbe advises the underwriters on the capital increase of WDP

Stibbe successfully advised the underwriters on the EUR 300 million capital increase of WDP, by means of accelerated book building.

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Ship harbour oil
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BE Law

Stibbe advises Aquafin

Stibbe successfully assisted Aquafin with the entire procurement and contracting process for the development of a new sludge treatment installation.

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Amsterdam building
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NL Law

Stibbe advises Aedifica

Stibbe's Real Estate Transaction Group advised Aedifica NV, a Belgian listed company investing in healthcare real estate, on the further expansion of its portfolio in the Netherlands.

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EU Law

Stibbe advises Aedifica

Stibbe's Real Estate Transaction Group advised Aedifica NV, a Belgian listed company investing in healthcare real estate, on the further expansion of its portfolio in the Netherlands.

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Services

We assist our clients throughout an asset’s entire life cycle and across all major asset classes, including office, logistics, retail, large multifamily developments, student accommodation, senior housing, life sciences, data centres, hospitality, leisure, and infrastructure projects.

Services include acquisition and disposals of single assets, real estate portfolios or property companies, leasing (including financial leases, built-to-suit, sale and lease back, and green leases), real estate and structuring work, large development, construction and infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships (PPP), complex dispute proceedings before the various courts, mediation and arbitration procedures and out of court settlements (ADR), construction finance, loan workouts, distressed debt acquisitions, mezzanine financing, and securitisation.

We also have specific expertise in construction and industrial projects, including technical expert proceedings, industrial accidents and fires, delays, accreditation, and construction contracts such as FIDIC and DBFM(O).

Our client base includes investors, insurers, pension funds, banks, governments and public authorities, sovereign wealth funds, hotel, leisure and retail groups, developers, and construction teams.

We understand that real estate sits at the crossroads of various disciplines and we pride ourselves in offering integrated real estate advice, comprising real estate, tax, finance, environment and planning, public law, procurement, state aid and energy disciplines. In the Netherlands, this includes notarial services. This integrated approach creates efficiency and a seamless client service, which is highly valued by clients.

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Recognition & Awards

"The team is characterised by an excellent combination of young talents and experienced lawyers. A dedicated team with complementary skills is assigned to your case, creating the dynamics required to get the desired result."

The Legal 500
2022
Real Estate and Construction

"The team does not only have the ability to deal with very complex legal questions, but most of all they understand the commercial and financial aspects that those questions embrace and give practical and easily understood solutions and advice to clients."

The Legal 500
2022
Real Estate and Construction

"Stibbe's real estate and construction practice covers the full range of expertise required in these fields and is comprised of highly skilled, well-known and established experts and upcoming talents."

The Legal 500
2021
Real Estate and Construction

"Stibbe are the number one go to firm for high-end and complex construction matters."

The Legal 500
2021
Real Estate

"They are always on top of the issues and follow up in a quick and swift manner, which is of great importance of our business."

The Legal 500
2021
Real Estate

Another client stresses that the lawyers are "hands-on, intelligent and diligent," and adds: "They understand the needs of our business and provide useful and practicable advice."

Chambers Europe
2021
Real Estate

"The construction team combines an in-depth knowledge with extensive transaction and litigation experience regarding real estate, construction and procurement law."

The Legal 500
2021
Real Estate

"The team is fast, pragmatic, sharp and deal-oriented."

The Legal 500
2021
Real Estate and Construction