The Dutch Real Estate Council of the Netherlands (ROZ) adopted a new template lease agreement for retail space leasing at the end of 2022, updating the 2012 version. Several aspectsContinue Reading New and Greener ROZ Template
In sale and leaseback transactions, companies sell their real estate to an investor and enter into a long-term lease with the new owner. …
Continue Reading Improving Liquidity Through Real Estate Sale and Leaseback Transactions
As of 1 January 2023, a set of tax changes will be implemented that may affect one’s Dutch tax position. In addition, changes starting in 2024 have also been announced.Continue Reading RE-STRUC: Tax Changes as of 2023
The Dutch Scheme allows tenants to restructure their debt, including outstanding rent, outside of formal insolvency proceedings under a court-approved restructuring plan. A tenant may also propose amendments to, inter…Continue Reading The ‘top-up’ (bank) guarantee in a Dutch Scheme – for as long as it lasts…
As of Jan. 1, 2021, all permit applications for new buildings in the Netherlands are being tested against new criteria which aim to ensure that these new buildings are (almost)…
Continue Reading Every New Building in the Netherlands Must Be (Almost) Energy Neutral Starting Jan. 1, 2021
On Budget Day, 15 September 2020, the Dutch Ministry of Finance presented its 2021 tax plan. For the proposed bills to have effect, they first must be approved by Parliament.
Continue Reading Dutch 2021 Tax Bill Presented
The topic of ‘shared-housing’ is increasingly becoming of interest for clients who invest in residential real estate portfolios. In short, shared-housing can be described as the use of a residential unit by several people who are using a single room for private use and who share the bathroom and the kitchen (and possibly a living-room) with their co-tenants.
From a legal standpoint, shared-housing defers from letting rooms because of the fact that the landlord does not let out single rooms to each person, but lets out the whole unit to several people under one lease agreement or to one person who is granted the right to sublet single rooms in the unit.
Continue Reading Recent ‘Shared-Housing’ Developments in Amsterdam
Starting 1 July 2019, the scope of the Dutch Heating Supply Act (Warmtewet) (the Act) will be revised. The revision will have significant consequences for landlords of…
Continue Reading Dutch Heating Supply Act Revised: Consequences for Landlords
Modern technologies and personal data are increasingly important for real estate businesses. Robotics, Wi-Fi tracking, augmented and virtual reality, sensor technology, and the Internet of Things (e.g., a physical…
Continue Reading Modern Technologies and Personal Data Processing in Real Estate
As reported in our November 2018 GT Amsterdam Law blog post, use of an office building without a minimum energy label C (an energy index of 1.3 or better)…
Continue Reading New sustainability clause for ROZ lease agreement office space