Bouwinvest Real Estate Investment Management B.V. (Bouwinvest) is one of the largest Dutch investment managers specialised in real estate for institutional investors. Bouwinvest's Amsterdam-based team of 131 FTEs manages total assets of € 7.5 billion, in five Dutch property sector funds and international real estate investments.
The Dutch real estate portfolio comprises five sector funds: a Residential Fund, a Retail Fund and an Office Fund – all open to institutional investors – plus a Hotel Fund and a Healthcare Fund managed for anchor investor bpfBOUW. Bouwinvest also provides its anchor investor bpfBOUW with tactical asset allocation advice and investments in listed and unlisted real estate funds in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region.
Bouwinvest is recognised as one of the leading real estate investment managers in the Netherlands. It has a solid track record of high-performance thanks to its in-depth knowledge of the Dutch and international real estate markets and best-in-class valuation and risk management policies.
Bouwinvest’s portfolios are constructed to insulate investors against ever rapidly changing market trends and have strong governance structures. The company’s Supervisory Board, together with a clearly defined system of checks and balances, provides four levels of governance oversight. Besides dedicated asset management teams Bouwinvest has in-house experts in Compliance, Legal, Risk Management, Research, Marketing and Communications, Finance, CSR and Investor Relations. Bouwinvest has ISAE 3402 type II certification and was one of the first Dutch real estate investment managers to obtain an AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive) licence by the Dutch Financial Markets Authority (AFM).
In 2015, Bouwinvest’s three main Dutch sector funds were awarded a GRESB Green Star sustainability rating for the second successive year.