The history of Breevast


Foundation of Bredero Real Estate, stock market listed and established in Utrecht.

Development “Hoog Catharijne” in Utrecht. This development aims at an intensive reconstruction of the area around the central station in Utrecht.

Development of “Passage Buitenhof” in The Hague.
The ground Floor, contains mainly retail space. Representing an entree for a shopping corridor from the “Buitenhof” to the “Hoogstraat”.
The other floors are designated for offices. There will be a automatic parking lot accomodating approx. 50 cars.

Start of the development of Hotel Holiday Inn in Utrecht.
Delivery of Hotel Holiday Inn in Utrecht.
Opening of “Hoog Catharijne”in Utrecht.
Start of the restoration in Scheveningen (Kurhaus, Circus Theatre and The Pier).
Bredero Real Estate’s field of activity expands to West-Germany.
Preparation and/or execution of projects expands further to France, England, Scotland, Canada and the USA.
Joint venture with the Rotterdam City Council to develop the urban district centre “Oosthof”, to include 25.000 m2 stores, 1.200 homes, 115.000 m2 offices and 4.225 parking spaces.

Opening of the completely covered mall / office center “Eaton place” in Winnipeg (Canada). Containing 20.000 m2 retail space, 30.000 m2 office space and 900 parking spaces.

Founding of Brefries Broadway, Inc. in New York by Bredero Real Estate and FGH Bank. Brefries is principally engaged in renovation projects in New York.
Acquisition by Brefries Broadway, Inc. of ‘342 Madison’, an office building with a surface of 44.000 m2, located on Madison Avenue, New York City.

Start renovation of the former Kingston hotel on 7th Avenue, New York.

Start renovation project ONE PACIFIC PLAZA in Huntington Beach, California.
This project contains a surface of appr. 40.000 m2, primarily for offices with restaurants, coffee shops, etc. spread over 8 detached buildings on a 7 ha large area next to the San Diego Freeway.
Opening restored buildings project Scheveningen (Kurhaus, Circus Theatre and The Pier).
Start 2nd fase project ONE PACIFIC PLAZA, Huntington Beach, California.
This fase contains the construction of a Holiday Inn hotel, a medical center and a 10.000m2 large office building / car park.
Bredero Real Estate is granted an suspension of payment and is subsequently-delisted.

Bredero Real Estate’s name is changed to Breevast N.V.
Breevast severs its ties from Bredero, and is listed again on the stock market after the cancelation of the suspension of payment.

Development Business Centre Bussum: office building in Bussum with approx. 5.456 m2 lettable floor space.
Development of shopping center Foothill Marketplace of approx. 50.000 m2 incl. 3.200 parking spaces in Rancho Cucamonga (near Los Angeles). Some of the stores that are located here: Wall Mart, Costco, Office Depot, Food4Less, Michaels, Sport Chalet, Circuit City and fast food restaurants: In-N-Out Burger, Claim Jumper and Wienerschnitzel.
An agreement was reached with the American chain Toys R’ Us concerning a branch store of approx. 4,200 m2 in the future extension of the Makado mall (in Beek, Limburg)
Re-allotment of a site in West Covnina near Los Angeles is in full progress. Breevast N.V owns parcels of 200.000 m2 meant for residential buildings.
Acquisition by Breevast Reno, Inc. of the grounds for the power center FORE CREEK CROSSING in Reno, Nevada. The largest power center in the Reno area.
Breevast N.V. incorporates Exploitatiemaatschappij Zuurzak (in Curacao). Which owns plantation Zuurzak; a plot of land of approx. 40 ha. On this land a high quality re-allocation plan is developed, designed for the construction of detached villa’s.
Start renovation Holiday Inn in Utrecht which Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky N.V. in Amsterdam is renting.
Mr. E.A. van Otterloo becomes shareholder of Breevast N.V. and the latter acquires his real estate portfolio
Acquisition by Breevast N.V. jointly with Taylor Clarke Ltd. (GB) of the office building BANK OF AMERICA PLAZA in Reno, Nevada.

Breevast N.V. acquires the regional mall TANFORAN PARK SHOPPING CENTER in San Bruno, California together with Lehman Brothers. This mall is located between the new international airport and downtown San Francisco.
Mr. F.P.B.L. Zweegers becomes indirect shareholder and Breevast N.V. takes over his portfolio. This also means the final delisting of Breevast.

Breevast relocates from Utrecht to Amsterdam. Breevast N.V. converts to B.V.

Acquisition by Breevast and ZBG holdings N.V of the Finance Tower in Brussels for an amount of EUR 310 million.