About

DHS Real Estate Investment Management based in Amsterdam is an independent real estate manager providing fully integrated services in the areas of investment management, asset management and leasing management.

DHS REIM is always looking for investment opportunities in the Benelux Commercial Real Estate markets.

With in-depth knowledge of the Benelux Real Estate Market and a proven track record DHS REIM is the perfect operating partner for investors, fund managers and banks in order to get access to the local markets.

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Team

René de Heus MSc Re MRICS

Managing Director

René de Heus

René worked in the Benelux real estate market for over 15 years. René was Managing Director within Edmond de Rothschild Benelux (prior Cording Real Estate Group) and was leading the Investment teams in his role as Head of Investment. Also he was a member of the General Management Committee and the Investment and Risk Committee.

Within this role he has performed over 40 acquisitions and sales between 2016 and 2020.

Before that René worked in the banking sector and was responsible for disposing of commercial real estate portfolios in the Netherlands. Prior to that he was responsible for the acquisitions and disposals of the Cromwell property group throughout Benelux with a special focus on offices, logistics and (multi-let) light industrial.

In total he executed over €2 billion in transactions in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg in the sectors of offices, logistics & residential.

On Asset Management René is well experienced in optimizing real estate portfolio performances by actively (out) performing the agreed business plans upon acquisition.

René holds an academic master’s degree in Real Estate from Amsterdam University and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Email: renedeheus@dhsreim.com
Telephone: +31 6 156 742 86

Laurens Edauw MSc

Asset Manager

Laurens Edauw

Laurens is looking after the management of the assets under management and has a strong focus on maximizing the value and return on investment of a property and or portfolio. Also within this role he is actively supporting the Investment Team during the acquisition processes and underwriting of the business plan.

Before he joined DHS REIM Laurens worked for ARC Real Estate Partners, Cushman and Wakefield and ACTIAM.

Laurens holds an academic master’s degree in International Management and Finance from Nyenrode Business University.

Email: laurensedauw@dhsreim.com
Telephone: +31 6 486 626 42

Rajeev Manna MSc

Transaction Manager

Rajeev Manna

Rajeev is responsible for sourcing the best opportunities for investors meeting the investment criteria of our funds. Subsequent the diligent execution of the transaction falls under his responsibility. Also within this role he is actively supporting the Asset Management team in (out) performing the business plans.

In total he executed over 30 transactions with a total worth if over €1 billion in the Benelux. Having worked
on both the investment and asset management side he is also well experienced in optimizing investor returns.

Before he joined DHS REIM Rajeev worked for Edmond de Rotschild and Generali Real Estate.

Rajeev holds an academic master’s degree in finance.

Email: rajeevmanna@dhsreim.com
Telephone: +31 6 280 890 96

Sofie Robers

Office Manager

Sofie keeps operations running efficiently. She is responsible for bookkeeping, daily operations, facility issues, administrative items, and she frees up the team to serve clients by seeing to these behind-the-scenes items.

Email: info@dhsreim.com

Sustainability

It is our conviction that our responsibility as manager is to understand the environmental, social and economic impacts and their value potential to our investments. Sustainability is embedded into all stages of our real estate investment process.

Services

Investment Management

DHS REIM Investment Management services include asset allocation, financial statement analysis, stock selection, monitoring of existing investments, and advises on portfolio strategy & implementation. Investment management may also include financial planning and advising services, such as hold sell analysis and dispositions.

Asset Management

DHS REIM Asset Management services is actively maximizing the value and return on investment of a property and or portfolio. This includes finding the highest and most consistent sources of revenue, reducing expenditures whenever possible and risk management.

We act as an owner of the investment property and look out for the property owner’s best interests. DHS REIM is proficient in repositioning a property and streamlining operations to retain tenants, reduce expenses, increase income and improve property value. We are responsible for the creation and implementation of the business plan of the asset or portfolio.

Leasing Management

DHS REIM Leasing Management services is purely focusing on leasing assets by an active approach towards prospects and leasing agents. Leasing Management can be the local solution for foreign managers in order to reduce vacancy, increase rental income and improving the average weighted lease term.

Investment criteria

Offices

Single assets & portfolios

Deal structure:Asset, share deals and forward funding
Target deal size:EUR 25 mio – 500 mio
Target markets:G10-Cities in NL, Brussels & Luxembourg
Occupancy:Single / multi-let; >50% occupancy
Risk profile:Core / Core Plus / Value Add

Logistics

Single assets & portfolios

Deal structure:Asset, share deals and forward funding
Target deal size:EUR 25 mio – 200 mio
Target markets:Prime logistics locations in Benelux
Occupancy:Single / multi-let; also vacant
Risk profile:Core / Core Plus / Value Add

Residential

Single assets & portfolios

Deal structure:Asset & Share deals
Target deal size:EUR 50 mio – 250 mio
Target markets:Netherlands and Luxembourg
Occupancy:Multi-let
Risk profile:Core / Core Plus
Track record *
Amsterdam3355365
Utrecht1238127
Rotterdam8013515
Den Haag11068
Brussels125
Luxembourg85
Other350263135
Total1,208532310

* Transaction track record (x EUR 1,000,000)
Offices Logistics Residential