Real Estate Insider

The CERHA HEMPEL Real Estate Insider provides an insight to the real estate industry in Austria and CEE. Besides reviews on case-law and legal developments, the Real Estate Insider covers all aspects affecting the industry including market trends and insights, project and deal reviews, reviews on political and legislative developments, reports on events etc. As one of the leading real estate practices in Austria and CEE, our team is fluent in advising clients on all aspects of real estate law from cross border portfolio transactions to building organizer projects to rental agreements and constructions matters, you name it.

March 2020

Austria: Potential consequences of COVID-19 on Lease Agreements

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, you may be affected by the current directive of the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Affairs that certain businesses, mostly retail shops, may not be entered by customers for shopping purposes. This restriction is in force until 22 March 2020, but it may be assumed that this measure will be prolonged.