Scientific organisations have the power to change the world. And if you’re changing the world, you need more than just a standard workspace.

At Kadans, everything we do is meticulously crafted to encourage and support innovation – the spaces we design, the services we provide, the communities we foster.

It’s innovation from the ground up.

State-of-the-art buildings, tailored to meet your individual business needs. Experienced on-the-ground teams dedicated to enabling you to focus on what you do best. And a global community that can help take your business to the next level.

We build for innovation.

Come and innovate with us.

Representatives at the HPP stand
Michel Leemhuis
Chief Executive Officer

Michel started his career in the banking industry. Before joining Kadans he was board member of a regional Rabobank, where he was responsible for the business department. In this position, Michel accumulated years of consultancy experience, supervising companies and institutions in relation to investment issues and financing. He then joined the Real Estate Advisory department of EY where he was responsible for finance and strategy consultancy, financial feasibility studies, investment analyses and location advisory. Within Kadans, Michel is responsible for strategy, business development & innovation, and transaction structuring.


Chiel van Dijen
Commercial Director

On completing his Architectural Business Management studies, Chiel joined Kadans, where he set about professionalizing the Research Department in 2007. In 2009 he assumed the post of property manager, whose duties entail the development of complex projects and acquisition of companies in the knowledge intensive sector. In 2014, Chiel graduated at TiasNimbas Business School in Tilburg, where he obtained his MRE title. Within Kadans Chiel bears the commercial responsibility for development projects and for asset management.


Jan Bremmer
Managing Director Germany

Jan has been working in the Real Estate and Construction Business for more than 20 years. Jan worked for Domicil Real Estate AG, PATRIZIA AG and HOCHTIEF Construction AG in different roles. He has great experience in Real Estate Transaction Management and possesses extensive knowledge in the field of Construction Project Management. Additionally, he is more than familiar with the university and research related environment owing to his time spent as Research Assistant at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Jan is responsible for the expansion in Germany and the acquisition of suitable properties, development projects and building plots.


Frederike Krinke-Häusler
Real Estate Analyst (Germany)

As Real Estate Analyst for Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH, Frederike is responsible for market research and evaluation as well as real estate scouting, including due diligence support for transactions. She has nearly 20 years of experience in real estate businesses and several research topics. During her time in consulting, she dealt with questions on location development and regional innovative systems. Therefore, she is familiar with the German start-up environment as well as the demand of research and science related companies. Frederike holds a diploma in Geography and a degree in Real Estate Sciences from IREBS. Before joining Kadans, she worked for well-known companies like Q-Park and Prognos AG.


Ilias Sarros
Senior Project Manager (Germany)

As Senior Project Manager for Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH, Ilias is mainly responsible for the upcoming projects within the Frankfurt / Rhine-Main-Neckar region. Furthermore, he is involved in the corresponding development processes. Ilias holds a diploma in Architecture and has more than 19 years of experience in the real estate sector. He possesses extensive knowledge in construction project management as well as project development. Before joining Kadans, he has worked in leading positions for several development companies such as GEG German Estate Group, DIC Asset AG, and Gustav Zech Stiftung Management GmbH.


Jochen Schmitges
Development Manager (Germany)

Jochen is Development Manager of Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH. He is responsible for the development of new real estate projects that incorporate the specific wishes and requirements of the knowledge-intensive target group, including the specific Kadans features. He has gained a lot of experience in this field for more than 25 years. For more than 14 years, together with his father, he was responsible for his own office for architecture and urban planning in a partnership. He can look back on numerous prices and awards in the field of construction. Jochen graduated with a diploma in architecture from the Technical University of Darmstadt. In the past, he has been involved in many large projects and has worked for well-known companies such as HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG, where he was employed as project director.


Alexandra Lichtenwald
Assistent (Germany)

As an assistant for Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH, Alexandra is supporting in various fields e.g. research, acquisition, and recruitment. This includes creating presentations, office organization, and personnel planning. Moreover, she is increasingly involved in the elaboration of the ecosystem.
She is currently studying business administration at Bochum University. After graduation, she intends to take over responsibility within Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH in the areas she is already active in.


Kadans Science Partner
Rijksweg 5
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