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Stibbe

CENTRAL PLAZA, LOKSUMSTRAAT 25/ RUE DE LOXUM 25, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 533 52 11
Fax:
Fax +32 2 533 52 12
DX:
36 BAB
Email:
Web:
www.stibbe.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, Dubai, London, Luxembourg, New York

Rudy Nauwelaerts

Tel:
Work +32 2 533 52 32
Email:
Stibbe

Work Department

Real Estate & Construction.

Position

Partner.

Career

With a nearly 35-year career at Stibbe, Rudy Nauwelaerts has always focused on property-related matters. He is particularly active in project development, project finance, leasing, acquisitions, building and construction law, and contracts in general. He assists leading Belgian and foreign companies such as insurers and project developers, REITs and investment funds. He also has experience in the hotel sector and acts as arbitrator at CEPANI for disputes arising out of real estate transactions. Furthermore, he has been involved in Belgium's major cross-border leasing and PPP/PFI projects such as the redevelopment of city areas which required the development and construction of commercial property, condominiums, offices, and parking lots. Thanks to his wealth of experience and longstanding expertise in all transactional aspects of real estate, he is considered an authority in the Belgian real estate legal market.

Languages

Dutch, French, English.

Member

Rudy is Chair of RICS Belux.

Education

Rudy graduated in law from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (1984). He is assistant teacher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (1985-1989)


Belgium

Industry focus: Retail

Within: Industry focus: Retail

Stibbe's retail-focused practice combines 'short response times and sector knowledge, with value for money'. Its impressive client roster includes Aldi, Carrefour and Hasbro. Practice head Rudy Nauwelaerts leads advice to Quares Real Estate Agency on commercial lease agreements, as well as on the redevelopment of a shopping mall in Antwerp. Pieter Bogaert and Pieter Vandenheede were recently promoted to counsel.

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Real estate and construction

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Rudy Nauwelaerts - Stibbe

Within: Real estate and construction

Stibbe reports an increase in transactional work in the real estate space, which covers professional, commercial, residential, retail and hotel development projects. Financing work and PPP matters are other areas of instruction, for which the team works closely with corporate, public and environmental law experts. Recent highlights include Rony Vermeersch leading the advice to investment company LRM on the development and project financing aspects of the 100MW Kristal Solar Park, and in another matter, assisting Grimbergen Abbey with the negotiations for the development of a micro-brewery. Rudy Nauwelaerts, counsel Pieter Bogaert and of counsel BenoÎt Kohl are also noted.

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