ZAR Real Estate Holding
Based in Munich and operating across Germany, ZAR Real Estate Holding is a fully integrated developer of real estate projects with high value creation potential.
The company focuses on the development of commercial properties, urban quarters and hotels. ZAR Real Estate Holding holds and is currently developing projects totalling a combined gross floor area of approximately 1.12m square metres. The company’s investments are primarily concentrated on selected areas at the edges of booming big cities such as Berlin, Düsseldorf or Frankfurt am Main. In past years the consortium has supported well-known developments.
Quick decision-making processes concerning purchases guarantee a high degree of agility. At the same time, an excellent network of long-standing partners testifies to the absolute quality and reliability of ZAR Real Estate Holding.
What makes us stand out
Clear corporate strategy through sole shareholder
Quick decision-making processes concerning purchases
Strong capital in all project phases
Strong partner network
High degree of experience based on a number of successfully completed project developments
Chief Executive Officer
After completing his degree in business administration, Felix Schallmeyer built up years of experience in the hedge fund sector. His long-standing expertise extends to real estate transactions and the structuring of financial vehicles, amounting to a total of one billion euros. Mr Schallmeyer has been in charge of building up ZAR Real Estate Holding GmbH from the very beginning. He was also on the supervisory board of a large investment property company with 13,000 residential units.
Head of Development
Stefan Neher has been a project developer since 2003. Before joining ZAR Real Estate Holding he worked for different national and international companies. His expertise lies in the development of both commercial and residential properties. From his previous work Mr Neher has built up a large network of contacts and gained extensive experience in the acquisition, building planning approval, contract negotiations, renting and conception of large, complex projects.
Head of Transactions
Andreas Hägele is Head of Transactions at ZAR Real Estate Holding. Prior to that, he gained several years of experience at one of the leading management consultancies in advising national and international investors and accompanied transactions with a total volume of more than 17 billion euros. Mr. Hägele is fully responsible for the purchase and sale of land and projects.
Juan Carlos Calvo Quesada
Juan Carlos Calvo Quesada is a Investment Manager at ZAR Real Estate Holding. He spent four years prior to this working in strategy consulting, one year of which as a freelance consultant. His work focuses on projects in the fields of corporate real estate management, investment management and corporate finance. Mr Calvo Quesada supports the ZAR team in finance matters, project development and deal structuring and exits.
Junior Investment Manager
Philipp Juhr works as a Junior Investment Manager at ZAR Real Estate Holding. After finalizing his Real Estate Economics degree, Mr. Juhr worked for three years at a finance boutique structuring equity investments and offering mezzanine-loans for real estate developments. As of now, Mr. Juhr works closely in the deal generation and acquisition of new projects. Furthermore, he supports the ZAR team in the financing processes, project valuations and business developments.
Pelin Sencel studied tourism management at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich. Working at Zarges von Freyberg Hotel Consulting, she gained first relevant professional experience in the hotel- consulting and development industry. Ms. Yilmaz joined the ZAR Real Estate Holding GmbH as an executive assistant and works now as a Project Manager and is responsible for the development of hotel projects.
Marieta Todorova is an executive assistant at ZAR Real Estate Holding. In addition to her organisational office management duties, she is able to look back on a 15-year career as an executive assistant. She helps the Executive Board in the planning, execution and coordination of administrative processes and is responsible for coordinating the ZAR Holding schedule.
Bettina Neumann is employed as assistant to the Head of Development at ZAR Real Estate Holding. After her Bachelor in Tourism Management, she worked as quality manager in the event and leisure industry for several years. Most recently she worked as assistant to the management. Now she is supporting our Head of Development in planning as well as in the organizational and administrative implementation of ZAR projects.