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  • Investment Strategies
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We look beyond square meters and have built up a track record for complex and comprehensive real estate projects.

Investment Strategies

We work with private equity, institutional investors and family offices to optimize returns on their real estate portfolios. We help our clients to set directions and realize results. To identify opportunities local expertise is essential. We partner with our clients and build up pipelines through extensive research, datasets and leveraging of our network. Our track record includes on and off market opportunities across real estate sectors.

Asset Management & Advisory

We are experts in optimizing real estate assets and portfolios. We have built up a track record for complex and comprehensive real estate projects. We create and execute asset management strategies and operate as an advisor or operating partner. We excel in finding intelligent solutions that will enable assets and portfolios to outperform.

RECENT NEWS

- June, 2021 - Rotterdam Science Tower sold to Kadans -
After successfully rebranding and revitalizing 52 Nijmegen, the Rotterdam Science Tower is our most recent project to become part of the Kadans Portfolio. Cyclus Property has specialized and built a track-record in developing real estate strategies and in optimizing complex and comprehensive real estate projects. Our approach includes themed strategies such as innovation, tech, life sciences & health and research & development across sectors.

What we do

Anticipating the cyclicality of the real estate market and executing market specific asset management strategies have become our signature competences.

We're here to get the most out of real estate assets. But obviously everyone has different requirements. So we search out the best real estate options for the particular circumstances and our shared financial goals.

To do this, we draw on comprehensive knowledge of the Dutch real estate market. But also wide international experience. This gives us a better appreciation of foreign investors' needs and a wider perspective on real estate.

And that's important. Because to provide solutions that will add value, we need to be able to look beyond square meters. Spotting possibilities others simply don't see. New, exciting investment opportunities for us and our partners. In real estate that the market needs and that will maximise results.

There are no short cuts when it comes to providing realistic advice and insightful reports. Our research is therefore always based on solid foundations: rich databases, technical expertise, professional know-how and extensive market knowledge.

Using our network to find mutual investment opportunities. Offering strategic advice on the underwriting of debt or equity. Monitoring and reporting on the performance of deployed capital. Whatever the issue, you can rest assured our work will be honest, well-founded, designed to deliver the specific results we both need, and geared to creating a genuine competitive edge.

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Projects

Offices

LFA: > 2.500.000 sqm

Acquisition and debt advisory for both private and institutional investors

Logistics and light industrial

LFA: > 1.000.000 sqm

Acquisition and debt advisory for both private and institutional investors.

Highlights

Rotterdam Science Tower 

LFA: 32.500 sqm offices, co-working space, laboratories, life sciences & health hub, Erasmus University Campus, Erasmus Medical Center Incubator

622 Parking spaces

Location: M4H Rotterdam

In cooperation with a leading Dutch private equity firm, the Rotterdam Science Tower was guided towards the next steps into becoming a modern, sustainable building. The building strategy is focused on innovation and science facilitating amongst others the Erasmus Center of Entrepreneurship campus, the Erasmus Medical Center Incubator and Viroclinics Biosciences. Key-functions include offices, co-working space and laboratory space. Together with architectural firm Atelier Front the ground floor was developed into multifunctional space where tenants and visitors meet and work together. Following the completion of these works the building was sold to Kadans Science Partner in 2021. Follow this link to find out more.

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Media Park

LFA: 162,000 sqm office campus including: co-working, industrial space, film studio’s, leisure and F&B

3,500 Parking spaces

Location: Media Park Hilversum

For one of our long-term clients – a market leader in the European real estate debt sector – we provide in depth advisory services on the feasibility of asset management strategies. This specific property reflects a successfully themed media (office) campus with a strong tenancy base. The campus is located in a secondary real estate market, however functions as the main anchor for the Dutch media sector. We analysed and advised on the in-place management and campus activities, underlying real estate, dynamics, local real estate market, the (inter)national media sector, competing real estate clusters, investor liquidity and provided our views on risk scenarios based on stress testing the business case.

Weena Rotterdam

LFA: 16.800 sqm offices, co-working space & retail

480 Parking spaces

Location: City Center Rotterdam

A value-add office acquisition strategy for the Netherlands has been set up and executed for a Swiss based institutional investor. Anchored by a publicly listed telecommunications company and by a leading parking operator the strategy included an upgrade of the vacant space to secure a fitting tenancy base. Gebouw Weena was acquired from a Dutch real estate investment firm.

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52 Nijmegen 

LFA: 25.400 sqm offices & co-working space laboratories 

578 Parking spaces

Location: Nijmegen, Novio Tech Campus

On behalf of a global institutional investor the nearly vacant landmark building has been revitalized, rebranded, repositioned and successfully leased-up. The building formerly known as Fiftytwodegrees was rebranded into 52 Nijmegen. Renovation works of common areas have been realized in cooperation with world class architectural firm Mecanoo. Added facilities and a clear marketing strategy were key-elements in the successful lease-up and attracted large and long-term tech/lab tenants. Following these steps the property was sold and subsequently became part of the Kadans Science Partner portfolio.

Who we are

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André Halm - Founding Partner

Fascinated by buildings, development of agglomerations and location selection processes of businesses I have earned a Bachelor’s degree in building engineering and a Master​'s degree in economic geography. ​Today I still benefit from this background ​and combine skills and experience in developing strong, research-based business cases and in ​transforming underperforming assets ​into strong performing assets. Being responsible for the performance of our investors’ properties I am focused on developing risk/return strategies that enable our properties to outperform the market. Having gained experience working for US based and domestic investment managers, I am dedicated to our international client base primarily consisting of institutional investors, ​family offices and private equity. Having been able to deliver and exceed ​our clients’ expectations is a much-appreciated reward for me personally and for our business. My expertise includes ​structuring and initiating debt and equity strategies in office, retail and logistics/industrial, ESG strategy implementation and consultancy ​at executive level. I take great pride in being a trusted partner for our clients providing the highest standards and results in real estate.

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Roger Heaver - Partner

Looking at urban environments and its buildings in different ways leads to insights. From this perspective, I like to think real estate strategies through and unlock new business opportunities. This way strong performance at different times in, and throughout the cycle can be achieved.

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Jetse Huisinga - Senior Asset Manager

Moving forward and getting things done by defining and refining strategies and swift execution. Complex situations are handled by a structured approach, analysing necessary steps and owning the targets. Bringing matters towards their end goal is one of my key-strengths.

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Boris Muntinga - Finance

Since Cyclus’ inception in 2012 Boris takes care of our financial matters ranging from invoicing to making sure our procedures are compliant with regulations. Boris is available part-time at our offices.

Peter Nieuwland CFA – Advisor to the board

I have worked in the real estate industry for 24 years, most recently as a managing director en regional portfolio manager at Jaguar Listed Property focussing primarily on the European listed property markets. I have held similar positions Northwood Securities and EII Capital Management (EII) where I established their first offshore office and built the investment team. During my tenure at EII the firm won several Lipper Awards amongst which an award for Best International Real Estate Fund over five years. I started my career at APG Investments in 1996 where I was involved with the management of European and US REIT portfolios and was ultimately promoted to a portfolio management position with a responsibility for Europe. At APG I was also involved with investments in private real estate, mostly non-listed fund investments. In my role as advisor I will support the Cyclus team with strategic management decisions as well as corporate responsibility objectives.

What clients say about us

“To strategically reposition this iconic building, we chose to work with Cyclus Property. The results of our cooperation are above everyone’s expectations.”

- Savills Investment Management on “52 Nijmegen”

“Cyclus is our trusted advisor for the Dutch Debt Market. We value highly their ‘on the ground’ knowledge and client focused approach.”

- DRC Capital

Our client base includes private equity, institutions and a number of leading family offices.

Technology and real estate

Platforms and tools

We use technology such as big data analysis tools to support our business:

  • Find tenants (big data, combined with in house market intelligence).
  • Find opportunities (local network combined with big data).
  • Identify investment market trends. 
  • Identify user market trends.
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Awards

FD Gazellen Awards

The Dutch leading financial paper “Financieel Dagblad” nominated and awarded us in both 2016 and 2017 for being one of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands.

In 2016 a top 10 classification was achieved based on turnover growth in the category “small companies”. 

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