We are

100 per cent meets 360 degrees

We are established entrepreneurs who have together accumulated more than 60 years of experience in the real estate industry. Along with us is an energetic team of specialists from all the relevant fields of real estate investment: project development, transactions, financing, construction, investment management and asset management. What unites us all is passion to reach objectives. Ours. And yours.

Who we are

Three founders,  one movement.

For us there is only one course: ahead and with full speed. That is because in a highly competitive market, the point is to be faster, take unusual routes and dare to undertake projects from which all others shy away.

We love challenges since these are our opportunities. We build on friendship so that we can achieve financial and social results with courage, enthusiasm and determination for every project no matter how complex. Also for yours.

Together with you we look forward to setting the real estate market in motion.

Get to know us. Eye to eye.

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49 days

from establishment to first purchase

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168 days

from establishment until the first strategic partner joins

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140 million euros

Assets Under Management

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60 million euros

Total investment in 2019

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7 Assets

at six locations

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~150000 sqm

total lettable area

Dr Ingo Holz

Managing Partner

Thorsten Krauß

Managing Partner

Ingo Weiss FRICS

Managing Partner

Toğrul Gönden

Managing Director

We know how

Biography

Dr Ingo Holz

Dr Ingo Holz earned his doctorate in business administration at the University of Mannheim in 1992. After working for Deutsche Bank (international real estate investment/ project development) for five years he founded BEOS Projektentwicklung GmbH in Berlin in 1997, today BEOS AG.

He is a popular participant in podium discussions and industry events. He teaches at the universities TU Berlin and Bergische Universität Wuppertal.

In January 2019, he founded Driven Investment GmbH with his partners.

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Thorsten Krauß

Thorsten Krauß completed his apprenticeships as a mason and carpenter. He studied business administration and civil engineering at the TU Berlin.

After completing his studies he worked as an assistant to the board chairman and as managing director of F.C. Trapp AG Wesel. From 1993 until 2015, Thorsten Krauß was managing partner of UNDKRAUSS Baugesellschaft GmbH. Since 2016 he has been CEO of UNDKRAUSS Bauaktiengesellschaft. In January 2019, he founded Driven Investment GmbH with his partners.

Mr Krauß also serves in various working groups and technical committees. He is an advisory member of the Immobilienforum Berlin.

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Ingo Weiss FRICS

Ingo Weiss completed his apprenticeship as a concrete and reinforced concrete constructor as well as a degree in civil engineering (TU Berlin). As a real estate economist (EBS) he also holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and WHU. In 2013 he was named a fellow of the RICS.

He has more than 20 years of experience in his core competencies of project development and transaction management.

Ingo Weiss held various management positions at Jones Lang LaSalle and CBRE. Among other things he was managing director of Tetris Design & Build, managing director at CBRE and head of real estate advisory services at JLL. In 2015, he founded Weiss & Cie Advisory GmbH in Berlin and is its managing partner since.

In January 2019, he founded Driven Investment GmbH with his partners.

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Toğrul Gönden

Toğrul Gönden studied architecture at the TU Berlin and Universidad de Sevilla.

Subsequently he advised municipalities in tendering and implementation of PPP projects while at PSPC GmbH.

Between 2006 and 2012, Toğrul Gönden held positions at JLL in Berlin, Munich, Istanbul und Moscow in the field if property and asset management. In his last position at JLL he was a national director and department head for Russia and CIS.

In 2013 he became managing partner of Cushman & Wakefield in Turkey, a post he held until the end of 2018.

Since 2019 he has been managing director of Driven Investment GmbH.

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