Office space leased in former Utrecht District Court

The owner of the building that used to house the Utrecht District Court has agreed two new leases with Contax Nederland and the Association of Dutch Public Libraries. Together, they will lease a total of almost 580 sq. m. of office accommodation in the characteristic building at Hamburgerstraat 28A. Contax Nederland signed a long-term lease for approximately 166 sq. m. of office accommodation and the Association of Dutch Public Libraries agreed a long-term lease for around 413 sq. m. It will be relocating to Utrecht after almost a century.

The former district court is located in the shadow of the Dom Tower. The building oozes Utrecht history, with a past going back as far as 1054 when it served as a Benedictine monastery. After the Reformation, it became the district court building. Completely restored in 2008, the building has been used by the Utrecht City Archive, restaurant ‘De Rechtbank’ and a hotel. It has a prime location - on the corner of Hamburgerstraat and Korte Nieuwstraat - in the centre of Utrecht and within walking distance of the Central Station.

The Association of Dutch Public Libraries was advised by Cushman & Wakefield.For both transactions, CBRE acted as adviser to the private owners.

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