are set up to develop building projects
of various sizes and destinations. In order to do so, the company
should hire employees who have the necessary expertise in the field and to perform its operations in accordance with the stipulations of the Belgian legislation
. In order to open a construction company in Belgium
it is necessary to follow the incorporation procedure
applicable under the local law, but also to obtain special permits, issued especially for this domain. Our team of Belgian company formation representatives
can offer assistance to those who need further details on this subject.
Register a Belgian construction company
The compulsory steps which have to be completed in order to set up a company in Belgium
refer to the registration of a business name
and choosing a legal entity. The businessman will be required to open a bank account in the name of the company, in which he or she will later deposit the minimum share capital, as specified by the statutory documents of the legal entity.
It is also necessary to present a business plan
, which will be deposited at a public notary in Belgium
. The business plan should explain the way in which the company’s capital will be spent for the first two years of financial activity; our team of Belgian company incorporation agents
can offer more details on the main characteristics of the business plan
Construction legislation in Belgium
Businessmen who want to open a company in Belgium
in the field of construction
should know that they are allowed to perform both private and public projects, but the legislation applicable for the two categories differ.
The delivery of a construction project, including buildings, is regulated by the Belgian Civil Code, Articles 1101-1369.
Residential construction projects fall under the regulations of the Law of 9 July 1971. As mentioned above, public construction contracts are regulated by another set of rules, presented in the Law of 15 June 2006.
Construction contracts should contain very clear provisions regarding prices, subcontractors, liabilities and obligations, terms to fulfil the project, the risks incurred by the developer and others.