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Edmond de Rothschild appoints Head of Investment for Benelux

Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) has appointed Robbert Bakhuijsen as Head of Investment for Benelux. 

Reporting to Onno Scheij, Head of Benelux, Bakhuijsen, 37, will be responsible for the sourcing and execution of new acquisitions in the Benelux region. Bakhuijsen will be mainly focusing on acquisitions of income-generating logistics, light industrial and office assets, from core to value-add in terms of risk profile, as well as development projects to serve Edmond de Rothschild REIM’s discretionary funds and third-party mandates. 

Bakhuijsen has worked in the Benelux real estate market for 15 years. He previously worked for six years at Schiphol Real Estate, where he was portfolio manager. Before that, he worked at Redcliffe & Stones BV, a real estate developer based in Amsterdam, which he founded in 2009.

Bakhuijsen has a Master of Science in Real Estate from the Amsterdam School of Real Estate an MSc in real estate from the University of Greenwich in London and an MBA from Nyenrode Business University.

Onno Scheij, Head of Benelux, says: “We are delighted that Robbert is joining the EDR REIM Benelux team. With his solid and very diverse track record in real estate development and investment, he will be able to add value to our investment strategies and our clients.”

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