Lucas Louwerier

Notaris | Partner | Member of the Executive Committee

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+31 10 217 29 46
+31 6 1424 7421

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Lucas specialises in notarial real estate law. His clients include institutional investors, private equity investors, pension funds and project developers, which he assists with matters such as commercial real estate transactions, project development, real estate financing and real estate-related contracts. Lucas is a member of the Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries, the Master of Real Estate (MRE) Alumni Society, and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (the international network for real estate professionals).

Lucas is a member of Houthoff's Executive Committee.
  • “Lucas Louwerier is ‘able to provide high-quality advice to his clients in the transactions, and in particular regarding the risks and responsibilities which are of great importance in redevelopment transactions’.”
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2022 Edition)
  • “A client appreciates that ‘Lucas Louwerier communicates well and reacts quickly to clients' requests in the course of the transaction’.”
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2022 Edition)
  • Leading Individual
    Legal 500, Real Estate (2022 Edition)
  • “He is an experienced deal maker and is always looking for the best and most pragmatic solutions.”
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2021 Edition)
  • “Lucas Louwerier is appreciated by clients for his ‘overall experience and high-quality advice.’”
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2020 Edition)
  • “Lucas Louwerier is one of the best real estate lawyers (notaries) in the Netherlands. He is involved in high end transactions and complex projects. Lucas has very good technical skills and market knowledge. It is a pleasure working with him and his experienced team members. He is a nice person and has a very practical approach.”
    Legal 500, Real Estate (2020 Edition)
  • “We work with great pleasure with Lucas Louwerier and his team.”
    Legal 500, Real Estate (2020 Edition)
  • “Lucas Louwerier is valued by clients for his ‘excellent legal knowledge,’ while peers praise his technical skills.”
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2019 Edition)
  • "Lucas Louwerier draws praise from clients for his 'technical knowledge and commercial awareness,' as well as his 'practical and transaction-focused' approach."
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2018 Edition)
  • Up and Coming
    Chambers Europe, Real Estate: Leading Notaries (2018 Edition)
  • Advised Egeria Real Estate Development and FLOW Real Estate in relation to the financing of the redevelopment of the Strawinskyhuis, located at the Zuidas in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The financing is provided by Bentall GreenOak, a debt fund.
  • Advised a.s.r. on the acquisition of Sweco Capital Consultants.
  • 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 a.s.r. real estate on the acquisition – on behalf of ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund – of the monumental property Spui 10 in The Hague.

  • Houthoff advised CBRE Global Investors / Dutch Residential Fund on the sale of a housing portfolio of 11 complexes to the Canadian CAPREIT for approximately EUR 83 million.

  • Houthoff advised Barings Real Estate on the acquisition of the Amstel Building located in Amsterdam from Cromwell Property Group. The transaction value is approximately €100,000,000.

  • Houthoff advised CBRE Global Investors / Dutch Office Fund on the sale of the headquarters of PostNL in The Hague to Goldman Sachs for approximately EUR 59 million.
  • Houthoff advised Leidsche Rijn Centrumplan B.V. on the sale of the newly built office spaces in Leidsche Rijn Centrum in Utrecht to a fund managed by Aberbeen.

  • CBRE Global Investors (Dutch Office Fund) has started building the new World Trade Center in Utrecht (WTC Utrecht), adjacent to Utrecht train station (Jaarbeursplein). A team from Houthoff advised CBRE Global Investors (Dutch Office Fund) on the land transaction with the municipality of Utrecht.
  • Houthoff advised G-Star Raw on the sale (by way of a sale-and-leaseback transaction) of its logistics centre, located in the harbour of Amsterdam, to Delin Capital Management. It concerns a large distribution centre of approx. 37.000 square metres.
  • Advised Leidsche Rijn Centrumplan B.V., a cooperation between ASR Vastgoed Ontwikkeling and Vesteda, on the development of a new city centre in Leidsche Rijn. The new area will consist of 32.000 m² of retail space, 8.000 m² of commercial facilities, 10.000 m² of office space, 734 apartments and an underground car park. The Leidsche Rijn Centrum project is one of the largest currently ongoing real estate development projects in the Netherlands.
  • Houthoff advised ASR Dutch Mobility Office Fund (DMOF) on the acquisition of the ABN AMRO office located at Daalsesingel in Utrecht's city centre from PingProperties.
  • Houthoff advised CBRE Global Investors (NL) B.V. / Dutch Office Fund on the sale of the three office buildings (Zuiderhof pavilions) near de Zuidas in Amsterdam to BGV VII Europa, a fund managed by Real I.S. The three office buildings are fully let

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