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Lukáš Hejduk

Partner
Head of Real Estate, CEE

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, advokáti, v.o.s.
Palladium, Na Poříčí 1079/3a
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Languages Czech, English

Lukáš Hejduk is a partner and Head of Real Estate, CEE.

He advises on all aspects of real estate mandates including real estate M&A, construction projects, development, leasing, sale and lease-back transactions and greenfield investments. He specialises in complex property transactions and has extensive experience of acting for international funds, private investors, developers, insurance providers and banks.

Additionally, Lukáš heads the CEE Hotel & Leisure practice and advises on sector specific matters such as hotel management agreements. As such he has been involved in mandates in the Czech Republic, CEE, UK and Africa.

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"He is very progressive and forward thinking – helpful, responsive and commercial." He garners further praise from sources who highlight him as "very practical and hands-on; he gets the job done. He is very pleasant to deal with and attentive."

Chambers, 2017

Relevant experience

  • Deka Immobilien on the logistics portfolio acquisition, the largest real estate transaction in the Czech Republic in 2018.
  • Amundi on the purchase of the Praha City Center office building.
  • REICO on the acquisition of the Metronom Business Center, the largest office transaction in the Czech Republic in 2018.
  • Deka Immobilien on the acquisition of “the Park” office complex in Prague, the biggest office transaction ever in the Czech Republic.
  • Invesco Real Estate on the sale of shopping centre Varyada in Karlovy Vary.
  • Prologis on the acquisition of warehouse development project near Pilsen.
  • Bluehouse on the acquisition of Novodvorska Plaza, shopping centre in Prague.
  • Pradera on the acquisition of Avion Zličín shopping park in Prague
  • Pradera on the sale of retail parks in Olomouc and Ostrava.
  • Goodman on the acquisition of a warehouse development in the Czech Republic.
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Education

  • 2015 - College of Estate Management, University of Reading, Reading
  • 2008 - Member of the Czech Bar Association
  • 2005 - Charles University Faculty of Law, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2003 - International Trade Law, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
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April 2019
Stu­dent Ac­com­mod­a­tion in CEE: the next big thing?
31 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 im­pact on lease agree­ments
COV­ID-19 is dom­in­at­ing the glob­al news and af­fect­ing all areas of busi­ness life. For both land­lords and ten­ants, the ques­tion arises as to the im­pact of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on their lease re­la­tion­ships. In this guide you will find a use­ful over­view of the im­pact COV­ID-19 has on leases across vari­ous jur­is­dic­tions. Please note that this com­par­at­ive ana­lys­is is based on our cur­rent eval­u­ation and is a sub­ject to fur­ther up­dates and amend­ments.
10 July 2020
Czech Cham­ber of Depu­ties ab­ol­ishes prop­erty ac­quis­i­tion tax
On 8 Ju­ly 2020, the Czech Cham­ber of Depu­ties ap­proved a gov­ern­ment­al pro­pos­al to ab­ol­ish the 4% tax on real es­tate ac­quis­i­tions. At the same time, the Cham­ber voted to main­tain tax de­duc­tions for new...
10 December 2018
Hotel in­vest­ment scene in CEE
Wel­come to the first edi­tion of the joint Cush­man & Wake­field - CMS re­port on the Hotel In­vest­ment scene in CEE: New hotel con­cepts, the Mil­len­ni­al gen­er­a­tion, and the new wish list. Due to the re­gion's tur­bu­lent his­tory and post-war com­mun­ist re­gime, CE
26 June 2020
Call for ap­plic­a­tions for sub­sidy un­der the “Cov­id-Rent” pro­gramme
As we have re­por­ted pre­vi­ously the Czech gov­ern­ment on 18 May pro­posed a rent-sup­port pro­gramme for re­tail busi­nesses whose op­er­a­tions were banned due to coronavir­us-re­lated meas­ures (between 13 March...
October 2018
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2018
The European in­vest­ment mar­ket once again had a very strong year. At EUR 234 bn, total in­vest­ment volume was only 3% be­low the re­cord level seen in 2015. This fig­ure also rep­res­ents an in­crease of 7% year-on-year.
22 May 2020
Czech Re­pub­lic an­nounces rent-sub­sidy pro­gramme for busi­nesses
In or­der to mit­ig­ate the neg­at­ive im­pact of the Cov­id-19 epi­dem­ic on busi­ness, on 18 May 2020 the Czech gov­ern­ment ap­proved a sup­port pro­gramme called “Cov­id-Rent”. Al­though the Czech gov­ern­ment...
September 2017
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2017
The European in­vest­ment mar­ket con­tin­ued to per­form well after the pre­vi­ous re­cord-break­ing years. In 2016, total in­vest­ment volume was around EUR 230bn, less than 10% be­low the re­cord amount of the pre­vi­ous year...
09 April 2020
COV­ID-19: De­fer­ral of rent pay­ments for com­mer­cial leases
On 8 April 2020, the Cham­ber of Depu­ties ap­proved a bill on cer­tain meas­ures to mit­ig­ate the ef­fects of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on ten­ants of com­mer­cial premises (the “Bill”). The Bill lim­its the rights...
6 April 2017
CMS launches the CEE Real Es­tate In­vest­ment Com­pass re­port
18 January 2018
Czech Build­ing Act: a faster and sim­pler pro­cess for new con­struc­tion pro­jects?
On 1 Janu­ary 2018 a com­pre­hens­ive amend­ment to the Build­ing Act (the “Amend­ment”) entered in­to force in the Czech Re­pub­lic. With the aim of sim­pli­fy­ing and speed­ing up the ap­prov­al/per­mis­sion pro­ced­ure,...
10 March 2017
CMS has ad­vised Pra­dera on the Pol­ish and Czech as­pects of the trans­ac­tion...
CMS has ad­vised Pra­dera, one of Europe's lead­ing spe­cial­ist re­tail prop­erty fund and as­set man­agers, on the Pol­ish and Czech as­pects of the trans­ac­tion con­cern­ing ac­quis­i­tion of 25 prime re­tail parks in eight European coun­tries for EUR 900 mil­lion.