Advising Soravia on the leasing of the Austro Tower and on the closing for delivery to DEKA

SCWP Schindhelm has advised Soravia Investment Holding GmbH on the closing of the delivery of the Austro Tower, one of the tallest office towers in Austria, to the German real estate investor Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH. The closing of the transaction took place on 14th March 2022.

The AUSTRO TOWER is located next to Vienna's Donaukanal ("Danube Canal"), surrounded by the residential towers TrIIIple and the business district TownTown. The project was built according to ecological standards and is to be certified by both LEED and ÖGNI with PLATIN. With a height of 136 metres, it is one of the highest office towers in Austria.

SCWP Schindhelm partners Dr. Immanuel Gerstner (lead partner) and Dr. Lukas Leitner (Corporate/M&A, Real Estate) as well as lawyer Mag. Jana Seywald (Real Estate, Public Procurement Law) advised SORAVIA since 2018 on all legal aspects concerning the Austro Tower, in particular on the construction, the lease as well as the sale and delivery to the new owner.

Dr. Immanuel Gerstner
attorney at law, partner

"We are very pleased for Soravia that this landmark project, which we were allowed to accompany in all legal matters for almost 5 years, could now be brought to a successful conclusion and wish Soravia and the other tenants a good start in their new headquarters."

Dr Immanuel Gerstner Dr Lukas Leitner Mag Jana Seywald
Project details


Vienna based
Business activities: Real estate project development and corporate investments
600 real estate projects in total
1,7 Millionen m2 developed area

Austro Tower:
Vienna based
Completed in 2021
136 meters high
28.000 m2

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