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Avi Ben-Yaacov

Partner

Phone: 972 3 5119320
Fax: 972 3 5119300
avi@wblaw.co.il
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Adv. Avi Ben Yaacov joined Weksler Bregman in 2000, and became a partner in the Real Estate, Planning and Construction Department in 2001.

Avi is one of the most senior and respected attorneys in the field of Real Estate in this country. Avi has extensive experience in various areas of real estate activity, with particular expertise in complex transactions such as: combination purchases and sales, financing, urban renewal, acquisition of real estate corporations, construction, joint transactions, project management, commercial assets management and hotel management.

Avi routinely deals with and counsels some of the largest and leading real estate corporations in Israel, which engage in activity in all areas of the real estate industry: residential construction, profit yielding real estate, both commercial and offices, industrial parks and hotels.

Furthermore Avi accompanies leading international banks, high tech companies, and companies with extensive retail activity, in their real estate activities.

In the areas of real estate entrepreneurship, Avi provides extensive and comprehensive legal accompaniment for his clients throughout the life of the project, while coordinating all aspects of dealing with and paying attention to the client’s needs and organizational culture, from the land acquisition stage, its development, change of designation as required, financing the project, establishment of the buildings, their sale and/or operation and registration.

Furthermore Avi represents most of the commercial banks in Israel – both in their routine real estate credit activity, as well as in some of the largest and most complex financial accompaniment real estate transactions undertaken in Israel, in all areas of real estate activity.

  • Israel Bar Association, 1995
  • College of Management (LL.B., 1994), the Faculty of Law
  • Tel Aviv University (BA 1990), the faculty of Humanities, Middle East and African History
  • Represented Africa Israel Properties Ltd, one of the leading Israeli real estate companies, in obtaining finance for general business development purposes and construction of new office buildings in the Science Park located in Nes tziona, in the total sum of 590,000,000 NIS.
  • Represented one of the largest real estate groups in Israel in the co-purchasing (together with Tedhar Group) of lands in Rosh Ha`ain for the construction of approximately 1,000 apartments. The consideration paid in the transaction is appx. 33,000,000 US Dollars (read article)
  • Represented one of the largest real estate groups in israel, in the purchasing of 50% of the title in “Hatzr Ha`Neviim” project, reflecting a total worth of appx. 63,000,000 NIS to the land. The transaction purpose is the construction of 150 luxury apartments on top of a luxury butique hotel (read article).
  • Represented the seller in a real estate combination transaction for the construction of appx. 28,000 sqm. of commercial and offices zone in Herzlia (read article).
  • Represented one of Israel`s largest holdings groups in the sale of 50% of a hoteliery company for the sum of appx. 45,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented FIBI bank in the finance transaction under which FIBI Bank will finance the joint purchase group of the prestigious ASSUTA residential project in Tel Aviv, which total worth is estimated at 210,000,000 US Dollars.The joint purchase group of ASSUTA is considered the largest group of its kind ever formed in Israel so far (read article ).
  • Represented the owners of the hotel and residential suits project at the marina in Herzliya with respect to their transaction with the RITZ-CARLTON network for the setup and operation of the first class hotel, to be the first property in Israel to be operated under the RITZ-CARLTON brand (read article).
  • Represented one the largest real estate groups in Israel in the sale of lands in Romema zone in Jerusalem, for a total consideration of appx. 29,000,000 US Dollars (read article ).
  • Represented the Sellers in the sale of the ownership rights in the KARGAL site (land in the area of appx. 105,000 sqm) loacetd in LOD, for the sum of appx. 35,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented the Sellers in the sale of the control in “Hamey Tverya Ltd” (which operates hotel & resort) for the sum of appx. 25,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented the buyers in the purchasing the rights to build two towers for residential & hotel purposes in Herzliya`s marina.
  • Represented one of Israel`s largest and most dynamic real estate groups in the purchasing of rights in lands, and the handling of all the legal and contractual aspects of the development of such lands to residential projects containing approximately thousands of apartments (on yearly basis).
  • Represented the buyers in the entering into partnership with the Dankner Group in Shufersal Ltd, a public traded company which operates the largest supermarkets chain in Israel (read article).
  • The Representation of a major media company in the purchasing of rights in the framework of combination transaction, and in the development of the company`s lands to a large scale residential project.
  • The Representation of a significant industrial company in a sale & leaseback transaction for the sale of approximately 100,000 sqm (read article).
  • Counseling one of Israel’s largest and most dynamic real estate groups with respect to the initial public offering of its foreign subsidiary’s Global Depositary Receipts on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of half of the control seed in Olimpia Real Estate Holdings Ltd, a public traded company which deals with commercial real estate (read article).
  • Represented the buyers in the Purchase of the control in Isralom Properties Ltd, a public traded company which deals with commercial real estate.
  • Representing an Israeli hotel chain in the sale of an operating hotel and 3 hotel development projects in Russia

 

  • Avi Ben-Yaacov

    Partner

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Adv. Avi Ben Yaacov joined Weksler Bregman in 2000, and became a partner in the Real Estate, Planning and Construction Department in 2001.

Avi is one of the most senior and respected attorneys in the field of Real Estate in this country. Avi has extensive experience in various areas of real estate activity, with particular expertise in complex transactions such as: combination purchases and sales, financing, urban renewal, acquisition of real estate corporations, construction, joint transactions, project management, commercial assets management and hotel management.

Avi routinely deals with and counsels some of the largest and leading real estate corporations in Israel, which engage in activity in all areas of the real estate industry: residential construction, profit yielding real estate, both commercial and offices, industrial parks and hotels.

Furthermore Avi accompanies leading international banks, high tech companies, and companies with extensive retail activity, in their real estate activities.

In the areas of real estate entrepreneurship, Avi provides extensive and comprehensive legal accompaniment for his clients throughout the life of the project, while coordinating all aspects of dealing with and paying attention to the client’s needs and organizational culture, from the land acquisition stage, its development, change of designation as required, financing the project, establishment of the buildings, their sale and/or operation and registration.

Furthermore Avi represents most of the commercial banks in Israel – both in their routine real estate credit activity, as well as in some of the largest and most complex financial accompaniment real estate transactions undertaken in Israel, in all areas of real estate activity.

  • Israel Bar Association, 1995
  • College of Management Law School (LLB, 1994)
  • Tel Aviv University (BA, 1990, Middle East and African History), the Faculty of Humanities
  • Represented Africa Israel Properties Ltd, one of the leading Israeli real estate companies, in obtaining finance for general business development purposes and construction of new office buildings in the Science Park located in Nes tziona, in the total sum of 590,000,000 NIS.
  • Represented one of the largest real estate groups in Israel in the co-purchasing (together with Tedhar Group) of lands in Rosh Ha`ain for the construction of approximately 1,000 apartments. The consideration paid in the transaction is appx. 33,000,000 US Dollars (read article)
  • Represented one of the largest real estate groups in israel, in the purchasing of 50% of the title in “Hatzr Ha`Neviim” project, reflecting a total worth of appx. 63,000,000 NIS to the land. The transaction purpose is the construction of 150 luxury apartments on top of a luxury butique hotel (read article).
  • Represented the seller in a real estate combination transaction for the construction of appx. 28,000 sqm. of commercial and offices zone in Herzlia (read article).
  • Represented one of Israel`s largest holdings groups in the sale of 50% of a hoteliery company for the sum of appx. 45,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented FIBI bank in the finance transaction under which FIBI Bank will finance the joint purchase group of the prestigious ASSUTA residential project in Tel Aviv, which total worth is estimated at 210,000,000 US Dollars.The joint purchase group of ASSUTA is considered the largest group of its kind ever formed in Israel so far (read article ).
  • Represented the owners of the hotel and residential suits project at the marina in Herzliya with respect to their transaction with the RITZ-CARLTON network for the setup and operation of the first class hotel, to be the first property in Israel to be operated under the RITZ-CARLTON brand (read article).
  • Represented one the largest real estate groups in Israel in the sale of lands in Romema zone in Jerusalem, for a total consideration of appx. 29,000,000 US Dollars (read article ).
  • Represented the Sellers in the sale of the ownership rights in the KARGAL site (land in the area of appx. 105,000 sqm) loacetd in LOD, for the sum of appx. 35,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented the Sellers in the sale of the control in “Hamey Tverya Ltd” (which operates hotel & resort) for the sum of appx. 25,000,000 US Dollars (read article).
  • Represented the buyers in the purchasing the rights to build two towers for residential & hotel purposes in Herzliya`s marina.
  • Represented one of Israel`s largest and most dynamic real estate groups in the purchasing of rights in lands, and the handling of all the legal and contractual aspects of the development of such lands to residential projects containing approximately thousands of apartments (on yearly basis).
  • Represented the buyers in the entering into partnership with the Dankner Group in Shufersal Ltd, a public traded company which operates the largest supermarkets chain in Israel (read article).
  • The Representation of a major media company in the purchasing of rights in the framework of combination transaction, and in the development of the company`s lands to a large scale residential project.
  • The Representation of a significant industrial company in a sale & leaseback transaction for the sale of approximately 100,000 sqm (read article).
  • Counseling one of Israel’s largest and most dynamic real estate groups with respect to the initial public offering of its foreign subsidiary’s Global Depositary Receipts on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Represented the buyers in the purchase of half of the control seed in Olimpia Real Estate Holdings Ltd, a public traded company which deals with commercial real estate (read article).
  • Represented the buyers in the Purchase of the control in Isralom Properties Ltd, a public traded company which deals with commercial real estate.
  • Representing an Israeli hotel chain in the sale of an operating hotel and 3 hotel development projects in Russia