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20 May 2021 / news

Reform of property law – Long-term lease vs (retail) lease

In the new Book 3, the mandatory minimum duration of a long-term lease right (droit d’emphytéose / erfpachtrecht) is reduced from 27 years to 15 years. The question arises: will this lead to parties concluding a long-term lease more often than a (retail) lease?


To answer this question, we will comment the differences between a long-term lease (as regulated in the new Book 3) and a (retail) lease from various perspectives.

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