Impact of the Coronavirus measures on the real estate sector in CEE

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, restrictions affecting the real estate sector have been introduced in all countries of Central and Eastern Europe. These emergency measures have been present in our daily lives for nearly a year and have had a serious impact.

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Chambers Real Estate Guide 2021 – Austrian chapter

The guide provides the latest legal information on the impact of disruptive technologies, proposals for reform, sale and purchase, real estate finance, planning and zoning, investment vehicles, commercial leases, construction and tax.

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The legislative package relating to the Renewable Expansion Act (EAG package) contains the legal requirements for energy communities that, as new market participants, can make a significant contribution to the energy transition.

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