Sustainability and innovation

Trends in the Dutch project development and construction practice include the redevelopment of existing buildings and the promotion of sustainability and innovation in projects, laws and regulations. Construction projects face stricter requirements on quality assurance and are challenged by new nitrogen deposition rules and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appetite for forward-funded turn-key projects

The demand for housing, logistics and data centres is high, while investors show an appetite for forward-funded turn-key projects. Further, recent and expected tax rules will likely lead to different ways of structuring projects, which will affect the number of entities used, financing and the moment of legal transfer.