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Upgrade Estate creates and manages housing for students, young professionals and companies with a focus on connecting people.
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Nele Van Damme & Koenraad Belsack
Founders & believers of Upgrade Estate

Our connecting brands


Upkot offers student housing, making your student days an unforgettable experience thanks to the Upkot community and our unique facilities.


Upliving rents apartments to young professionals, offering additional shared facilities as well as unrivalled comfort.


Upoffiz is the home base for high-growth SMEs, where interaction and connection take centre stage and with greenery as a connecting element.

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Invest at Upgrade Estate


You invest in green housing that has been developed with a focus on added societal and social value. Our own management and rental service gives both tenants and investors peace of mind.


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Creating social impact and added societal value.


Every day, we strive to refine our concept and increase our social impact.

We have a clear mission:


More about our mission

As Upkot chicken and sustainability mascot, I inspire tenants to live more sustainably.

Curious about how we make an impact?

For Upgrade Estate, sustainability is a not only a mission, but a way of living, thinking and doing. We have an impact on three levels: ecological, social and economic.


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Upgrade Academy

The Upgrade Academy – powered by Upgrade Estate – is an offline forum where stakeholders

icon      Meet each other

icon      Inspire each other

icon      Share experience and knowledge

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All about the Upgrade Academy


Upcoming Academy events

  • Steven Van Belleghem
    Waardig werk en economische groei

    Waardig werk en economische groei

    Keynote / Keynote Steven Van Belleghem: 'De ruwe diamant' (NL)

    In this keynote, Steven Van Belleghem brings a fascinating story about changing consumer expectations and digital innovation. He gives us insights on how companies can evolve from a diamond in the rough to a shiny one by integrating a customer-centric culture throughout the organisation.
    The Plectrum - Amelia Earhartlaan 6, Ghent | 19:30 | For  stakeholders of Upgrade Estate
  • Upsport
    Goede gezondheid en welzijn

    Goede gezondheid en welzijn

    Upworkshop / Upsport - full body workout

    Ready to get your body ready for summer? Then our Upsport activity is definitely for you. Expect an exciting mix of cardio, strength training and stretching to take your strength, endurance and flexibility to the next level. Get ready for a refreshing boost of energy and a big dose of fun. Let's do it!
    Upgrade Academy | 20:00 | For  Upkot & Upliving tenants

Best Place To Work

It is our ambition to let our enthusiastic employees grow further in a family atmosphere. Due to the growth of our company, roles are dynamic and teams are expanding. Employees get plenty of opportunities to develop their talents. Our employees have fun, are proud of what they do and have confidence in their own abilities and in the organisation.

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We probably don't need to repeat it, but we believe in connections. Our ambassadors will help you further with all your questions in a face-to-face conversation (online or offline).



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