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 advised the underwriters on WDP's successful EUR 300 million capital increase by means of an accelerated book building.

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NL Law

Stibbe congratulates Prologis

Stibbe congratulates Prologis on acquiring 6.5 hectares of land at the sustainable business park Business Centre Treeport (BCT) in Zundert near Breda, where they will develop a high-quality warehouse facility of 47,246 square meters.

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Building site sand
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NL Law

Stibbe advised Breakthrough Properties

Breakthrough Properties, the global life sciences real estate developer, is expanding its European footprint and will develop Neogene Therapeutics’ new European headquarters within the campus of the Amsterdam University Medical Centre (Amsterdam UMC).

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NL Law

Stibbe advised BPD

Stibbe advised BPD in relation to the development of Booking.com's new international multifunctional campus at Oosterdokseiland (ODE) in Amsterdam, 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

"They work hard to learn from their client’s experiences and to continually improve. An annual call with the firm inviting feedback on their performance is sensible and appreciated – few other firms do this."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate

"Thanks to their highly experienced lawyers across different disciplines they are able to handle complex and sophisticated matters."

Chambers Europe
2023
Real Estate

"They have a very practical understanding of risk and where a client should remain firm and where they should look to concede or negotiate to alternative solutions."

Chambers Europe
2023
Real Estate

"Stibbe has an excellent breadth of expertise – from real estate to planning, construction and tax they provide a solid, comprehensive service. Availability and turn around times are always good and their advice is reliable."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate

"What is unique about this practice is that they always think one step ahead legally. As a client, you experience good legal guidance. In terms of content, this team is strong and is able to interpret and explain the relationship between different areas of law."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate

"The Stibbe team is characterised by a strong knowledge of the content but also a capacity to challenge the legal and negotiation strategy. They act like a critical friend but also as an expert."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate and Construction

"What makes Stibbe unique is the commercial flair the real estate team has to come to a balanced deal that will result in a long-term partnership between the lessor and the tenant or the vendor and the buyer long after the signing of the transaction documents."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate and Construction

"The Stibbe real estate team stands out for its excellence. They have a strong, large and specialised practice that is able to handle complex transactions in challenging time frames."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate and Construction

"The quality, client service and responsiveness are simply unparalleled. The team know what matters to an institutional investor. They are also very pleasant to work with."

The Legal 500
2023
Real Estate and Construction

"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."

Chambers Europe
2022
Real Estate and Construction