is one of the most developed countries in Europe and, although the state is not a member of the European Union (EU), the rules of law applicable here are similar with the ones available in the EU. Businessmen are welcomed to set up companies
here through numerous agreements
signed by the local authorities with other countries. Those who want to enter the real estate market
can set up a real estate agency
. The incorporation procedure
of this type of company
follows the rules and regulations imposed by the commercial legislation
and our team of Swiss company formation representatives
can offer more details on how to register a business
Register a real estate company in Switzerland
The registration procedure available in Switzerland
is similar with the one set up in other European countries. The company
must be represented by one of the legal entities
available under the local law, but most of the businesses set up here are registered as a limited liability company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung)
. The legal entity of the company
will be established by drafting the statutory documents of the future company
, in this case the memorandum and the articles of association, which will require the assistance of a public notary. If you choose to open a GmbH in Switzerland
for your real estate agency, you should know that the registration process isn't very complicated, however it is advisable to ask for the help of local company incorporation experts.
The investor is also required to open a bank account for the company
, in which the paid-up capital
(established in accordance with the legal entity
chosen by the entrepreneur) will be deposited.
When incorporating a Swiss real estate agency
, the investor will have to register it at the Commercial Registry
and, after that, he or she can register with relevant authorities, for taxation
and Value Added Tax
purposes; our team of Swiss company formation agents
can offer assistance for these procedures.
Real estate legislation in Switzerland
An important aspect of the real estate market in Switzerland is that the industry has been very stable, even in financially challenged moments, such as the latest European crisis.
In order to purchase a property in Switzerland
, a person will need the assistance of a real estate agency
and it is important to know that the procedure can be performed if the person is the owner of a Swiss residence permit
. However, the acquisition of a property for commercial purposes
is not restricted by special laws here.