DHS Real Estate Investment Management appoints Joep Cuppen MSc MRE as managing director

As of 1st of January 2023, Joep Cuppen has joined DHS Real Estate Investment Management as partner focusing on Fund- and Asset Management.

He has been working for almost 7 years at Urban Industrial, where he was Head of Asset Management and was involved in optimizing the real estate portfolio with a total lettable floor area of ​​over 800,000 sqm, 100 buildings with approximately 400 tenants and an occupancy rate of 98%.

Joep will use his knowledge and experience to continue the strong growth that DHS has experienced since its establishment in 2020 and he will contribute to the further professionalization of DHS. Within DHS, Joep will not only be responsible for fund and asset management, but also for the back office and business development.

René de Heus (founder of DHS Real Estate Investment Management): “With the appointment of Joep, we are well positioned to continue the strong growth of the past two years and to further professionalize the organization. For our investors it offers an improved level of quality of the mandated real estate management services and increased access to investment opportunities”   

DHS Real Estate Investment Management is an independent real estate manager offering fully integrated investment, asset, leasing and property management services with a team of highly educated real estate professionals with years of specialist experience in the real estate sector in the areas of offices, light industrial and logistics. DHS has in-depth knowledge of the Benelux real estate market and a proven track record making it the perfect operational partner with access to local markets for investors, fund managers and banks.

DHS is currently managing a real estate portfolio of offices, logistics, industrial and residential of approximately EUR 500 mn and is aiming to grow its portfolio to EUR 1 bn of AUM within the next 2 years.  This growth is envisaged by focusing on acquiring brownfields for (re)developments to last mile logistics, light industrial, big box logistics and manage-to-green offices.

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