Doris Smudde

Doris Smudde

Kandidaat-notaris | Associate


+31 10 217 25 95
+31 6 2271 8140

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Doris focuses mainly on significant commercial real estate transactions. The majority of her work in this context comprises conducting due diligence investigations, as well as drafting the necessary sales agreements and deeds. Doris performs other notarial activities in addition to this, such as advising clients on legal issues and creating real rights. 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Professional Training Course for Civil-law Notaries (2017-2019)
  • LL.M. Notarial Law (cum laude) (Utrecht University)
  • LL.B. Law (Utrecht University)
  • Houthoff advised PFA Pension on the acquisition of the New Babylon commercial complex in The Hague from Icon Real Estate. The New Babylon has approx. 40,000 m2 of lettable floor area (LFA). Hannover Leasing represented PFA Pension in the transaction.
  • Houthoff advised Real I.S. on the acquisition and financing of five newly constructed distribution centres with a total area of 115,000 m² in Europoort Rotterdam from DHG for €142 million.
  • Advised a.s.r. real estate on the acquisition – on behalf of ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund – of a retail portfolio from Phoenix Joint Venture C.V. with a total value of  approximately € 100 million.
  • Advised DELA Vastgoed B.V. on the sale of eight shopping centres to Harbert Management Cooperation (acting on behalf of Harbert European Real Estate Fund V, LP) and Sectie5 Investments for more than EUR 180 million. The transaction concerned the shopping centres 't Loo in Heiloo, Kastelenplein in Eindhoven, Heksenwiel in Breda, Op de Kamp in Landgraaf, Groeneweg in Utrecht, Maaspoort in Den Bosch, Reigerhof in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel and Hasselo in Hengelo.
  • Advised DELA Vastgoed B.V. on the sale of the shopping centres 'Kerkelanden' in Hilversum and 'Westerkoog' in Koog aan de Zaan to Syntrus Real Estate & Finance B.V., the latter acting on behalf of the funds Stichting Rabobank Pensioenfonds and Achmea Dutch Retail Property Fund. The transaction was valued at approximately EUR 65 million.
  • Houthoff advised DELA Vastgoed B.V. regarding the sale of the 'Solit Portfolio' to Lone Star. The Solit Portfolio consists of 73 stores, 4 shopping centres, approx 15,000 m2 of office space, 2 parking garages and 90 residential spaces. The transfer took place on 1 September 2017. The transaction vallue amounts to approx EUR 215 million.