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Dr. Martin Fleckenstein

Lawyer
Certified Specialist in administrative law
Partner

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Friedrichstraße 140
10117 Berlin

Phone +49 30 52133 21110
Fax +49 30 52133 110
martin.fleckenstein@luther-lawfirm.com

Languages: German, English
Curriculum vitae

Dr Martin Fleckenstein was born in 1959. He studied law at the Universities of Göttingen and Freiburg i. Br. (Germany), where he was awarded his doctorate for a thesis on a legal history topic in 1991. Since his admission to the German Bar in 1987, he has worked as a lawyer and, since 1996, as a certified specialist in administrative law. He joined Luther as a partner in 2015, where he is now responsible for the area of public business law with a particular emphasis on public real estate and building law. Previously, he was the partner responsible for public business law at the Berlin offices of Hammonds (from 2001 onwards) and SammlerUsinger (from 2009 onwards). Dr Martin Fleckenstein is a visiting lecturer for public building law at the University of Münster (Germany) and a member of, inter alia, the Infrastructure, Urban Development and Construction Committee (Ausschuss Infrastruktur, Stadtentwicklung und Bau) of the Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and of the Real Estate Working Group (Arbeitskreis Immobilienwirtschaft) of the Association of Berlin-Based Merchants and Industrialists (Verein Berliner Kaufleute und Industrieller, VBKI). He regularly publishes articles on public building and public procurement law in reference books and specialist journals.

Areas of Practice

Dr Martin Fleckenstein advises property companies, investors, builders and project developers, companies from the housing industry and their respective associations and also the public sector, including public sector companies, on all matters pertaining to public real estate and building law, in particular, zoning law including all relevant ancillary areas, such as historical monument protection law, road law and environmental law, as well as public, in particular, municipal, business and procurement law. His services include advising on complex planning and permit procedures, the drafting and negotiation of (partly innovative) urban development contracts and neighbourhood agreements, as well as representing his clients in official procedures and administrative court proceedings. In addition, Dr Martin Fleckenstein is consulted as an expert within the context of legislative procedures and with regard to current legal policy issues.

Clients
  • Adlershof projecturban reorganisation and redevelopment of a former industrial site, agreement to avoid right of first refusal, and acquisition of land in the urban development area Adlershof
  • Building companies’ association BBU (Verband Berlin-Brandenburgischer Wohnungsunternehmen e.V.) expert opinions on, inter alia, a legislative project (Berlin Building Code 2016), the Berlin model for the cooperative development of building zones, and the so-called “rent referendum”
  • Federal Institution for the Management of Public Properties (Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben, BImA) securing the current use of, and the building rights for, the former guest house of the Federal government on the Petersberg near Bonn; expert opinion and contractual agreement with the participation of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Town of Königswinter
  • CA Immo/Deutsche Bahn, Heidestraße Invest urban redevelopment of a 40 ha inner-city area in Berlin, to the north of Berlin Central Station; framework urban development agreement, assistance with various development plan procedures taking into account the requirements of the Berlin model for the cooperative development of building zones, (individual) urban development contracts
  • CENTRUM development of a group of commercial and office buildings with a hotel including the former Gloria Palace, building permit procedure, urban development contract, historic monument protection law
  • Great Berlin Wheel sale of a property for the construction of a big observation wheel; public-law assessment/due diligence
  • gsp development of a residential multi-storey building (“Tower 90”) in the “Europaviertel” district of Frankfurt on Main; development plan procedure, building right upon the development plan reaching a form in which it is likely to be adopted, joint builders of underground garage
  • LIP development of residential, commercial and office buildings at the Berlin Humboldt harbour; urban development contract, building permit procedure
  • OFB development of an office building (German Gazprom headquarters) at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin; urban development contract, building permit procedure
  • OVG development of inner-city office and hotel projects, inter alia: Berlin Humboldt harbour; urban development contracts, development plan procedures, permit and preliminary determination procedures
  • Perella Weinberg development of the former Tacheles area into a mixed urban district based on an old development plan, exemptions, urban development contract, historic monument protection law
  • Redevco development of a commercial, office and residential building at the first C&A location in Germany, Berlin-Alexanderplatz; development plan procedure, urban development contract, neighbourhood agreement with Deutsche Funkturm GmbH with regard to the Berlin television tower, special use