Holland Property Plaza

Holland Property Plaza (Foundation Holland Property Plaza - HPP) brings together national real estate companies from the public and private sectors and promotes the Netherlands’ favourable business and investment climate among multinational companies. In addition, Holland Property Plaza is dedicated to promoting international development partnerships and ...


HPP Community

The Holland Property Plaza Community is a professional business relations network for all HPP trade fair participants , public bodies (municipality/province), foreign investors and Friends of HPP (business relations and sponsors involved in HPP) and aims to strengthen the circle of relations of Holland Property Plaza (HPP) and tighten the bond between these... 


Holland Property Bike

Holland Property Bike is a yearly cycling event within the annual networking programme of Holland Property Plaza. Started in 2012, we are now preparing for the 6th edition of this cycling event for European amateur cyclists, active in leading positions in the real estate sector. On June the 15th 2017 the next edition of the HPBike Tour will start in Apeldoorn.



The NVA (Dutch Real Estate Society) based in Amsterdam is a network of outstanding professionals within different disciplines in the real estate industry in the Netherlands. The NVA, with around 65 members, organizes 6 network meetings a year. Since 2014 the NVA is incorporated in the Holland Property Plaza community network ... 


CMS – Your World First

The CMS Real Estate and Construction Sector Group comprises over 169 partners working with more than 300 qualified lawyers. CMS has a successful track record of advising a wide variety of domestic and international clients, including financiers, developers, real estate trusts and funds on all aspects of real estate investment, development financing and construction. CMS is also experienced in advising on real estate funds.

Coordinated Team Work

Because of our extensive international presence, we can not only provide clients with a single contact partner in their home jurisdiction, but also a coordinated team of lawyers working to consistent standards across borders. Our services include:

  • Property sales and purchases, either directly or through corporate vehicles
  • Land, industrial, commercial and residential properties, individual assets or block sales
  • Construction contracts, assistance to property owners and developers
  • Property management: commercial leases (negotiation, finalisation, rent reviews, eviction), commercial and residential leases
  • Town planning: national and local town planning regulations, planning permissions, taxes and contributions, retail planning approvals, and conversion of office buildings (related to office space surpluses and housing shortages)
  • Environment: pollution and facilities requiring a license, audits of property assets and operating premises
  • Property debt financing
  • Property funds: launch of closed and open-ended funds, for institutional, private and/or retail investors, as well as issues related to the operation of such funds
  • Tax planning related to investment structures, value-added tax (VAT) and local taxes, as well as tax advice and planning for domestic and foreign companies

Key Qualities

Every day, CMS lawyers advise clients across Europe on a wide range of projects and disputes related to real estate and construction. CMS has a number of key qualities which differentiate us from the competition, including:

  • Extensive coverage across Europe with specific local knowledge
  • Multidisciplinary advice – including corporate, tax, banking and insolvency
  • The ability to develop strong teams with clients
  • Detailed knowledge and experience within all areas of law – both contentious and non-contentious
  • A proactive and business-oriented approach

Contact persons for CMS (Netherlands):

  • Real Estate Transactions & Lease: Arnout Scholten
  • Real Estate & Construction : Jeroen Berlage
  • Real Estate Funds & Tax: Willie Ambergen
  • Real Estate Transactions & Development: Hein van der Meer  

More information:  www.cms-dsb.com 

Willie Ambergen – Tax adviser

Hein van der Meer – Lawyer  

Arnout Scholten – Lawyer  

Jeroen Berlage – Lawyer 

CMS – Law.Tax

Country:  The Netherlands

Phone:  +31 30 2121 266

email: hein.vandermeer@cms-dsb.com

Link: www.cms-dsb.com 

EXPO REAL Brochure 2016


Participants in 2017

HPP Community members