The German DIFA Deutsche Immobilien Fonds AG and Dijkhuis Vastgoed Management B.V. (DvM) announced they have acquired a majority interest in the Rembrandt Tower. For DIFA this is the first real estate project in the Netherlands. Both parties expressed their intention to intensify their cooperation in the Netherlands.
DIFA is a German capital investment company, based in Hamburg. The company has been established in 1965 and specializes in developing real estate projects and acquiring commercial properties that deliver strong returns. Difa is managing 230 properties in Europe, North- and Centralamerica and Asia; its assets under management value in total ca. €13,2 billion.
Dijkhuis Vastgoed Management (DvM) is owned by the family Harro Dijkhuis and has been the co-owner of the Rembrandt Tower right from the start. DVM will increase its interest in the building with this take-over.
The Rembrandt Tower, one of the most prestigious office buildings in the Netherlands, is the tallest office building in Amsterdam and has been named after the famous painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The tower located in the financial business district "De Omval", also known as "Manhattan on the Amstel" since it is located on the peninsula in the Amstel, has been completed in 1995. The height of the tower is 150 meters and it has 35 floors.
The design was made by architects of ZZ+P Architects, in cooperation with Skidmore Owings Merrill (SOM). The tower accommodates approximately 20, mostly international, companies.