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Upgrade Estate creates and manages buildings 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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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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A sustainable investment with impact
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Every day, we strive to refine our concept and increase our social impact.

We have a clear mission:


Creating social impact and added societal value.


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

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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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Upcoming Academy events

  • HR

    Life as it is / HR - exclusively for employees

    In a "life as it is" session, a department takes the floor and talks about its day-to-day job, achievements and future challenges in order to inspire other fellow employees. This time: our HR team!
    Hybride | 12:00 | For  Employees
  • Lunch & learn

    Lunch & Learn / Hubspot integration - exclusively for employees

    In the Upgrade Academy we share knowledge as a lever for personal development. A monthly lunch & learn session provides our fellow workers with insights into results or new developments.
    In order to support our tenants, investors & partners even better, we are in the process of integrating Hubspot. Through a number of learning sessions, our fellow workers can also learn how to make optimal use of this tool.
    Upgrade Academy of online | 11:30 | For  Employees

Best Place To Work

Upgrade Estate is certified by Great Place to Work and ranks among the top 10 Best Workplaces! The 2020 survey indicated a trust index score of 93% among our co-Creators. Our Upgrade Estate working environment is characterised by a high level of confidence in the corporate strategy and management, having fun together and a sense of pride in being part of our project.


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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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