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.

července 2022

Corona Crisis: Differing legal treatment of lease and rent is constitutional

In the decision G 279/2021-15, the Austrian Constitutional Court ("VfGH") had to deal with the question whether lessees of enterprises as well as tenants of business premises would have to pay only a reduced rent for the period of limited usability of the business premises due to Covid-19 lockdowns.