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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.

Invest in 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:


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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

icon      Innovate


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Upcoming Academy events

  • Team information
    Partnerschap om doelstellingen te bereiken

    Partnerschap om doelstellingen te bereiken

    Life as it is / Team Information

    Every department gives their best every day, and we are very proud of that. This time, it is the ICT department's turn to motivate the other departments with their results and dreams.
    The Academy - The Observer | 11:30 | For  Employees
  • Tom Van de Weghe
    Vrede, veiligheid en sterke publieke diensten

    Vrede, veiligheid en sterke publieke diensten

    Keynote / Tom Van de Weghe: The battle for the new world order (in Dutch) - FULL

    Tom Van de Weghe is known as VRT NWS expert on Geopolitics. As a reporter for VRT, he was a privileged witness to the most important world events of the past 20 years. In his lecture "The battle for the new world order", he takes us on a fascinating journey through history and recent events in Ukraine, China, Russia and the US.
    Upgrade Academy | 19:30 | For  stakeholders of Upgrade Estate

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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