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  • Belgian federal police hires 65,000 square metres of office space: Breevast obtains green light for a big lease contract in Belgium 16/12/2010.

    Amsterdam/Brussel, 16 December, 2010 – Real estate developer en investor Breevast has been given green light to finalize one of the biggest lease contracts in Belgium in years.
    On 15th December, the Council of Ministers of the Belgian federal government has approved the lease of 65,000 Sqm to the Belgian Buildings Agency for the benefits of the federal police. They will centralize a substantial number of their services on the former RAC site in Brussels, previously in use as the Federal Administration Centre. The RAC project, located next to the Finance Tower in the centre of Brussels, is a development of Breevast (60%) and Immobel (40%) and will be substantially and sustainably  redeveloped for the benefit of the federal police. Breevast is also the owner of the Finance Tower; this building of circa 200,000 Sqm was redeveloped recently for the benefit of the housing of a number of services of the Belgian government on based on a long -term lease contract till 2034.
    The  first phase of the RAC project concerns the complete development of the 65,000 Sqm of office space, which will be leased to the federal police on the basis of a long term contract of 18 years. Breevast and Immobel have construction permits for this first phase. They are now undertaking the last demolition works. Normally, the rebuilding works will start in the first quarter of 2011. This first phase of the RACproject is expected to be delivered in mid 2013. The first phase of the development of 65,000 Sqm is part of the complete redevelopment of the RAC-BELAIR site of approximately 150.000 Sqm. The project will be redeveloped on a sustainable basis according to the BREEAM standards for sustainability.
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  • New Supervisory Board Member at Breevast: Joost van Heyningen Nanninga

    Amsterdam, Friday May 1st 2009 – Joost van Heyningen Nanninga (1947) becomes a member of the Supervisory Board at Breevast B.V., investor and developer of commercial and residential real estate.

    Van Heyningen Nanninga is partner at Executive Search and Board Consulting Bureau Egon Zehnder International in Amsterdam and Brussels. Nanninga is Supervisory Board member at USG People and Krauthammer in Brussels. He is also a member of the Board of Advice of CVC in Brussels and Amsterdam.

    Nanninga takes up the position of Richard Blickman. Blickman is not able to combine his many activities with his supervisory board position at Breevast, and leaves the supervisory board on 1st May 2009.
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  • New member Board of Management Breevast BV

    Douwe van der Werf, member of the Board of Management/CFO Grontmij NV, decided to continue his career path as CFO of Breevast per April 1st 2009. After contributing for more than five years of succes on the development of the Grontmij results.
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