Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

Representation of Apartment Owners in Urban Renewal

Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.
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Line of Business: Representation of Apartment Owners in Urban Renewal
Address: 7 Mesada, Bnei Brak, BSR Tower 4, 41st floor
Phone: 972-3-508-8388
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.kdc-law.co.il
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  • Nurit Cohen-Katzav, Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

    Adv. Nurit Cohen-Katzav

    Founding Partner

    Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

  • Or Keren, Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

    Adv. Or Keren

    Founding Partner

    Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

  • Roi Dahan, Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

    Roi Dahan

    Founding Partner

    Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

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About Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co.

Cohen-Katzav, Keren, Dahan & Co. (KDC) is a leading law firm that specializes in urban renewal and real estate, including representation of apartment owners in urban renewal projects and transactions, real estate taxation, finance and purchasing groups. The firm’s founders, who are renowned authorities in their practice areas, were selected for the 2021 and 2022 lists of Israel’s 70 Influencers in Real Estate and Urban Renewal.They are included in the respectable shortlist of the few lawyers in Israel to have populated a Pinui-Binui project, from the organization stage and up to the population and registration stage, and also delivered hundreds of apartments in urban renewal projects. The firm’s unique strength stems from a combination between decades of professional experience, and the personal support that the clients receive from the partners themselves, as the firm’s team accompanies them throughout the entire journey.
The vast practical legal experience in accompanying and implementing complex real estate transactions, Pinui-Binui and Tama 38 projects, and large-scale zoning plans and in representing urban renewal administrations and authorities in the urban renewal field, creates the added value from which the firm’s clients benefit and greatly contributes to the efficient and successful implementation of projects, while fully protecting the clients’ interests. KDC represents thousands of apartment owners in complex urban renewal and asset-swap (“combination”) transactions.

Practice Areas

Urban Renewal - KDC has a particular specialization and extensive experience in accompanying urban renewal – Pinui Binui, Tama 38/2, and Tama 38/1. The comprehensive legal support starts from the organization of the apartment owners, selecting the correct project outline, reviewing the project’s planning, economic and social feasibility, managing the RFP for selecting the developers as to maximize the consideration to the apartment owners, contractual negotiations and receiving all of the guarantees and collaterals, up until the new apartments are delivered to their owners and the multioccupancy house order is amended. The firm provides professional and accessible service, including legal strategies and tactics, with an emphasis on efficiency, creativity and transparency from start to finish.

Real Estate Transactions - The firm provides legal services for all aspects of real estate, including facilitating complex transactions, mix use projects, yielding properties, high-density residences, asset-swap transactions, new and second-hand homes, representation of purchasing groups and handling the registration of rights, multioccupancy houses and parcellation, tailored for each and every client.

Real Estate Transactions Financing - The firm handles real estate transactions financing, including working with private REITs, financial institutes, banks, insurance companies, corporations, investors and more. It has vast experience in accompanying complex construction loans, including for urban renewal projects. The firm’s team has vast experience in preparing drafting finance and construction loan agreements vis-v-vis all of Israel’s large banks and financial institutes.
Real Estate Taxation - As part of the comprehensive legal service that the firm provides to its clients in the real estate and urban renewal fields, it also offers counsel on matters of real estate taxation to its clients, including landowners, investors, borrowers and buyers.

Purchasing Groups - The firm has extensive experience in accompanying purchasing groupsin acquisitions of private lands and in applying to public tenders of the ILA, including preparing the tender documents, selecting the consultants, selecting the execution contractor, accompanying and representing vis-à-vis the financial entities and representation in matters of planning and zoning, until the project is completed.

The Partners

Adv. Nurit Cohen - Katzav - a graduate of Bar Ilan University and lawyer since 2004, specializes in accompanying and representing apartment owners in various large-scale urban renewal projects, and has vast experience in accompanying complex real estate transactions, mix use projects, real estate taxation, project finance, purchasing groups, option transactions, combination transactions and more. She provided legal counsel to numerous local authorities and urban renewal administrations, including the preparation of legal opinions, drafting pre-rezoning agreements and development agreements, and she also appears frequently before the local and district planning committee and also in the National Commission for Planning Preferred Residential Complexes (VATMAL). Adv. Cohen-Katzav was one of the founders of the urban renewal administration “Ezra and Bitzron” in Tel Aviv, and participated in the establishments of urban renewal administrations in the cities of Lod, Ramla, Beit Shemesh and more. In light of her longstanding experience, she is one of the lecturers of the Real Estate School of the Ono Academic College, served as the academic coordinator of a workshop on Tama 38 in the Hebrew University, and still coordinates and lectures frequently in various frameworks, such as trainings and seminars of the Israel Bar Association, the Local Government Federation, the Israeli Construction Center, and urban renewal administrations across Israel. She was included in the 2021 and 2022 lists of the “70 Influencers in the Israeli Urban Renewal and Real Estate Field”.

Adv. Or Keren - specializes in legal representation of apartment owners in urban renewal projects, Pinui-Binui and Tama 38, and in complex real estate transactions, mix use projects, real estate taxation, project finance, purchasing groups, option transactions, combination transactions and more. He provides ongoing legal counsel and assistance to rights owners in real estate transactions, starting from the planning proceedings, including the approval of zoning plans, contract negotiations, accompanying the financial negotiations, legal services for guarantees, securities and pledges, up to the registration of a multioccupancy house and rights. Adv. Keren has accompanied hundreds of urban renewal projects, including thousands of apartments in various planning stages, up to the delivery of the new apartments, in Pinui-Binui and Tama 38/2 projects. Adv. Keren is a member of the Israel Bar Association’s Property and Real Estate Committee. He was included in the 2022 “70 Influencers in the Israeli Urban Renewal and Real Estate Field” list.

Adv. Roi Dahan - Adv. Dahan specializes in legal representation of apartment owners in urban renewal projects, Pinui-Binui and Tama 38, and accompanies complex real estate transactions, mix use projects, real estate taxation, project finance, purchasing groups, option transactions, combination transactions and more. He provides ongoing counsel and legal assistance to rights owners in real estate projects, in real estate transactions, starting from the planning proceedings, including the approval of zoning plans, contractual ad financial negotiations, legal services for guarantees, securities and pledges, up to the registration of a multioccupancy house and rights. Adv. Dahan has accompanied hundreds of urban renewal projects with thousands of apartments up to the delivery of the new apartments, both in a Pinui-Binui project that lasted many years and in Tama 38 projects. Adv. Dahan has been a member of the Israel Bar Association’s Property and Real Estate Committee since 2017, and is certified as a mediator by the Ministry of Justice. He was included in the 2022 “70 Influencers in the Israeli Urban Renewal and Real Estate Field” list.

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