Tenants and their employees largely determine the requirements that are set for an office. The property owner who both responds well to the current demand and future developments increases the attractiveness of the office building. And is thus assured of a sustainable return.
It is therefore important to work together with a real estate advisor who, on the basis of research, has insight into the development of the wishes of companies, employees and sustainability. And who also knows how to turn this into an integral real estate advice including optimization opportunities.
We take care of your operational real estate management. Our financial, technical and commercial services are aimed at achieving the goals and ambitions that you set for real estate. We proactively look for opportunities within your office building or real estate portfolio to contribute to your return targets.
Partner | Director Asset Management Services
René started as Property Manager at Jones Lang LaSalle in Rotterdam after which he acted as Account Manager for 2 years also for JLL. In 2003 he became Project Manager at Ingenieursbureau Oranjewoud where he was responsible for acquisition and realisation of projects. In 2005 he started as Asset Manager for Euro American Investors in The Hague and in 2007 he started Urban Properties, an independent asset- and property management firm that specialises in the profitable operation of the management of portfolios. Since May 2013 they merged with Colliers International.
Director Agency & Business Development Offices
Director Business Development & Agency Offices at Colliers in The Netherlands. I identify business opportunities, build and maintain successful relationships with prospects and existing (inter-)national clients, collaborate with executives on business strategy to determine objectives, evaluate current business performance and maximize business reach and potential. I define new opportunities in commercial real estate for Agency, Asset Services and Capital Markets, with a preference for Offices. Special interest in data and business analytics to improve our services. Large and robust network, commercial driven, always searching for ways to add value. Member of the Colliers EMEA Offices Group, NVM Business (Dutch Association for Realtors), SIOR and RICS.
Business Improvement Manager
2021 - current : Business Improvement manager (colliers Asset Services B.V.)
2018 - 2021 : Head of Finance (Colliers Asset Services B.V.)
2017 - 2018 : Head of Management of Owners Association (Colliers Asset Service B.V.)
2015 - 2016 : Asset Manager (Holland Immo Group B.V.)
2007 - 2015 : Area Manager (WPM Winkelcentrummanagement B.V.)
2002 - 2007 : Head of Finance Retail (WPM Winkelcentrummanagement B.V.)