DKS Workshop at KUCERA

For the first time the DKS (“Deutsche Kreditmarkt-Standards”) workshop took place at KUCERA in Frankfurt. Around 50 members and 4 guest speakers were invited to discuss topics such as loan collateral, true sale transactions and sustainability criteria for financing. Dr. Jörg Keibel (Deputy Chairman of the Board of DKS) led through the workshop and informed about the next events of DKS. After the presentations there was a “Get Together” where people could exchange ideas over snacks and drinks.
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KUCERA advises Godewind on the financing of the acquisition of the “Quartier am Zeughaus”

KUCERA advised Godewind Immobilien AG on the debt financing of the acquisition of the the purchase of the “Quartier am Zeughaus”. The “Quartier” is located in the district Eppendorf in Hamburg on the Osterfeldstraße. It consists of around 43,500 m² of office space. Current tenants include Deutsche Telekom, Porsche Consult and the Hamburg Business Center (HBC). Read more…

KUCERA partners Oliver Platt LL.M (UW Madison) (Real Estate & Finance) and Andre Barth (Real Estate & Finance) were responsible.

Oliver Platt

Andre Barth

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KUCERA advises Nuveen Real Estate on sale of “Olymp” portfolio

KUCERA advised a special fund of Nuveen Real Estate on the sale of the “Olymp” portfolio to the special fund “Redos Einzelhandel Deutschland II”. The rental space of the portfolio comprises a total of 141,000 m² and consists of eleven specialist retail and hybrid centres. These are located in West Germany and Berlin, such as the Durlach Center in Karlsruhe or the Allende Center in Berlin Köpenick. Anchor tenants include Kaufland, real, EDEKA, REWE, Penny, Rossmann and Saturn. Read more…

Responsible were KUCERA partners Rolf Krauß and Isabel Tannenberg together with associate Leila Idrissi (all Taxation).

Rolf Krauß

Isabel Tannenberg

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KUCERA advises Deutsche Hospitality on lease agreement for a hotel in Amsterdam

KUCERA advised Deutsche Hospitality on the conclusion of the lease agreement for the new IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport. The hotel offers 280 rooms, conference and event rooms, a restaurant and a wellness and fitness area and is scheduled to open in 2021. It is already the fourth Hotel of the group in the Netherlands. Read more…

KUCERA partner Matthias Frank (Hospitality) was in charge together with Florian Weber (Hospitality).

Matthias Frank

Florian Weber

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KUCERA advises Deutsche Hospitality on franchise agreement for a hotel in Denmark

KUCERA advised Deutsche Hospitality on the conclusion of the franchise agreement for the Steigenberger Alsik Hotel. On 6 May 2019 the hotel opens in Sonderborg, near the German-Danish border. It has 190 rooms and suites, three restaurants and a 4,500 m² wellness and spa area. With the opening, Deutsche Hospitality is celebrating the market entry of its Steigenberger brand in Northern Europe. Read more…

KUCERA partner Matthias Frank (Hospitality) was responsible together with Florian Weber (Hospitality).

Matthias Frank

Florian Weber

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KUCERA appoints Isabel Tannenberg as new Partner

Isabel Tannenberg joined KUCERA as lawyer in the Real Estate Taxation department in 2011. In 2015 she was admitted as tax consultant.

Her practice focuses on tax and corporate law advise of national and international investors, open-end and closed-end real estate funds, insurance companies and project developers in connection with real estate transactions and structuring. In addition, she gives tax advise to her clients on lease agreements and supports them in and out of court.

With Isabel Tannenberg, KUCERA strengthens the field of real estate tax law with a home-grown partner, in particular with regard to value added tax, real estate transfer tax and real estate tax, and thereby takes one more step towards a new generation of partners.

Isabel Tannenberg

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KUCERA advises Deutsche Hospitality on management agreement for a hotel in Vienna

KUCERA advised Deutsche Hospitalty on the conclusion of a management agreement for the Maxx by Steigenberger Vienna. It is located at the Margaretengürtel, in the 5th district of Vienna. In addition to a spa and fitness area, the hotel offers 195 rooms including 21 suites. The hotel is being taken over from the Falkensteiner Hotel Group. This makes Vienna the first city in which Deutsche Hospitality is represented with four hotel brands. Read more…

KUCERA partner Matthias Frank (Hospitality) was in charge together with Florian Weber (Hospitality).

Matthias Frank

Florian Weber

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KUCERA advises Deutsche Hospitality on merger with Zleep Hotels

KUCERA advised Deutsche Hospitality on the acquisition of 51 % of the shares in the Danish budget brand Zleep Hotels. The Zleep Hotels group currently includes one hotel in Sweden and ten hotels in Denmark. The goal of the partnership is to establish further 40 Zleep Hotels by 2025. Read more…

KUCERA partner Matthias Frank (Hospitality) was responsible together with Florian Weber (Hospitality) and Rolf Krauß (Tax).

Matthias Frank

Florian Weber

Rolf Krauß

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KUCERA advises Arminius on the purchase of an office building in Ulm’s Science Park

KUCERA advised the Arminius Group on the purchase of an office building in Ulm’s Science Park on the Eselsberg. The purchase took place for the special AIF Immo Select of Volkswohl Bund Lebensversicherung managed by Hansainvest. The total lettable area is around 8,700 m² and contains 320 parking spaces. The property is fully and long-term leased to the technology group Nokia. Read more…

KUCERA partner Oliver Platt LL.M (UW Madison) (Real Estate & Finance) was responsible together with KUCERA partner Andre Barth (Real Estate & Finance) and Milena Stefanovic (Real Estate & Finance). Isabel Tannenberg (Tax) provided tax advice.

Oliver Platt

Andre Barth

Milena Stefanovic

Isabel Tannenberg

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