Ostermann - Real Estate & Construction
Real Estate & Construction
Smart legal guidance
The continuing boom in the real estate and construction industry is down to a number of factors, like the reconstruction wave or the constant search for untapped potential in non-prime locations.
It takes more than just knowledge of bricks and mortar when contemplating a real estate or construction project. A multitude of aspects requires consideration when opting for a successful real estate project, such as zoning, permits, environmental issues, financing requirements, to name a few.

Knowledge that covers your needs

Our legal services cover the entire real estate life cycle, while our real estate experts cover everything from planning, development and construction, to licensing and permits, to acquisitions, sales, sales and leasebacks, financings, establishment and management of funds and SPVs, to property and facility management. We are frequently involved in hospitality-related matters supporting investors, hotels and resorts, lenders and owners alike in all related aspects.

By combining specialists from different legal fields, we assign an expert with extensive know-how and experience in the matter at hand to handle each detail.

Multiskilled legal team

Our clients benefit from our team’s unrivalled real estate sector expertise, which, combined with detailed knowledge of local legislation and innovative structures, can bring any plan to fruition. Leading construction companies, developers, real estate funds, investment funds, banks and financial institutions, hotels, as well as corporates from a wide range of industries trust us with their real estate related matters.

Concessions & PPP

Since its introduction in 2008, a handful of successful projects have been rolled out under Croatian PPP legislation. Local authorities have recognised PPPs as one of the preferred models for developing infrastructure projects, allowing for easier access to finance, more efficient project delivery and improved risk management.

We advise clients on entering into and negotiating concession agreements with public authorities, public procurement procedures and public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements.

Our extensive experience enables us to assist sponsors, public authorities, as well as banks and other financial institutions involved in financing various concession projects.

Our services include:

  • Real Estate Purchases & Sales
  • Real estate finance
  • Lease agreements & facility management
  • Real estate disputes
  • Construction
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Concessions and licensing
  • FIDIC contracts
  • Environmental issues

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