Real Estate Gazette — issue 16, spring/summer 2014

Welcome to issue 16 of DLA Piper’s Real Estate Gazette. In the spring/summer 2014 edition, the firm focuses on infrastructure and its importance to the real-estate industry and real-estate development around the world.


  • The movement of Asian capital into UK infrastructure projects
  • New tax measures to assist foreign and domestic investors in infrastructure
  • The new ‘rocket’ procedure speeds up complex projects in the Flemish region
  • Issues in the infrastructure tendering process
  • Time and cost overruns in large-scale construction projects — the German perspective
  • The importance of infrastructure development and real-estate investment in the Middle East in anticipation of World Expo 2020 and the FIFA World Cup 2022
  • Infrastructure development costs — Norwegian tax treatment
  • New opportunities for developing privately funded infrastructure in Romania 
  • US infrastructure crisis — could the international model help?
  • Practical aspects of removing tenants under commercial leases in France
  • New legislation to encourage the development of sports facilities
  • A national law to govern the use of undeveloped land?
  • Ownership verification of real-estate assets under AIFMD
  • Securing title to sites for wind turbine projects
  • Real-estate investment trends in Portugal 
  • The effect on landowners and occupiers of the statutory revision of cadastral land values
  • Interest in the hotel industry brings new life to the Spanish market
  • New provisions on lease termination in the Turkish code of obligations
  • UK Supreme Court decision and its impact on property injunctions
  • A new Scottish property transactions tax

Click on the link below to read the DLA Piper briefing. 

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