IVBN’s activities:

Lobbying:
Dutch housing market:

  • Reform the Dutch housing market: toward a free rental market
  • Build more free rental market dwellings by promoting investments in the Dutch housing market
  • Adjust governmental rental policies in the regulated rental sector; e.g. on annual rent increase; the Dutch ‘point system’; make rents more market-oriented in the regulated sector; add regular income testing in social housing; prevent ‘living askew’; easening of regulation on selling off social housing to professional landlords and towards a professional way of assessing the market value (in rent) of social housing 
  • Eliminate the landlord tax for institutional investors in the regulated sector
  • Prevent commercial activities in commercial real estate markets by social housing agencies
     

Dutch office market:

  • Dutch Office TOP together with all parties concenrned: combatting vacancies; restructuring office areas with high vacancies; diminishing building of new office space in inferior locations
  • Review of the Dutch ROZ-model for office rental-contracts
           

Dutch retail market:

  • Dutch Retail Top together with all parties concerned; restructuring shopping areas; policies regarding peripheral shopping sites; internet purchasing and multi channel;
  • Review of Dutch law on protection lessee in retail
  • Combat vacancies
     

All property markets:

  • Consultation by Dutch Central Bank and by Authority Financial Markets on better valuations for commercial real estate and promoting more transparancy
  • Strengthening role institutional investors in the Dutch economy  
     

Furthering professionalism:

  • Promoting integrity in the reals estate sector together with other professional branche organizations and the Dutch national government and other governmental bodies
  • Furthering transparency in commercial real estate buying or selling (by StiVAD)