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Adv Ishai Itsikovich

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Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

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Real Estate Projects \Real Estate Transactions \Real Estate \Urban Renewal

Position

Head of the Real Estate Transactions practice group, partner Ishai Itsikovich provides clients with a wealth of experience in residential and commercial real estate projects, with a particularly strong grasp of urban renewal projects, guiding clients through the entire cycle of a real estate project from the land purchase, through contracts, financing and sale of units.

Clients benefit from Ishai’s experience in a wide array of real estate transactions, including sale and purchase real estate transactions, as well as combination, contractor, service provider, management and finance agreements, and much more. He is recognized for his unique expertise in relation to ‘Pinui Binui’ and ‘TAMA 38’ transactions, a significant challenge for entrepreneurs and landowners in the Israeli real estate market.

In this regard, he plays an integral role in the round table forums in the Ministry of Construction and Housing, which aims to discuss the challenges and solutions for the issues. Ishai joined Agmon in 2012.

Languages

Hebrew and English

Member

A member of the Israel Bar Association since 2004

Education

LL.B., (cum laude), 2003, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; MBA, 2012, The Inter Disciplinary Center Herzliya


Israel

Real estate: urban renewal

Within: Leading individuals

Ishai Itsikovich - Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.

Within: Real estate: urban renewal

Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. is 'one of the most client-friendly teams in Israel', according to one source, and its 'professionalism and dedication have proved invaluable to getting a deal closed'. Acting for landowners and entrepreneurs, practice head Ishai Itsikovich is singled out for his 'remarkable attentiveness' and his ability to 'come to grips with the client's goals'. On the apartment owner side, Itsikovich is involved in a number of TAMA 38 and evacuate-rebuild projects totalling over 3,000 residential units. Conversely, Itsikovich is advising real estate developer clients on over 30 urban renewal projects for the construction of nearly 4,500 new residential units in cities across Israel. Also of note, the firm has complementary expertise in planning and zoning, which is led by Avi Porten. In one matter, Porten and Itsikovich are advising New Hope Neve Eliyahu on an evacuate-rebuild project for the demolition of 250 residential units and the subsequent construction of 1,400 new residential units. The team has also advised the Israel Builders Association on regulatory changes affecting the urban renewal market, particularly with regards to the promotion of apartment owners' rights. Other key developer clients include ETOS - Urban Planning & Environmental Services, Amidar, and Cnaan Group.

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