The MNR Group joined Binswanger as per 1 October 2005. The International Corporate Real Estate Services of the MNR Group are since than executed under the name Binswanger Netherlands.
The MNR Group was founded in 2002 by Menno L. Heineman. The Management Team consists of Menno Heineman and Xander van Rijswijk, two seasoned real estate professionals.
A trained real estate professional and holder of a Law degree and Master of Real Estate degree, Menno Heineman has held executive positions at real estate companies for over 15 years. He was the CEO of a hotel chain owned and operated by Event Hotel AG, based in Cologne, Germany and Director of Insignia BDR, a real estate service provider in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Menno Heineman has taken the helm of the senior management team as a manager with international experience and extensive property expertise.
Xander van Rijswijk
After studying business administration, Xander van Rijswijk completed the real estate brokers course according to the Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers. He startes his career as a Consultant in Business Administration. In 1998 he became a real estate broker with the large brokers' firm Hoekstra & Van Eck and climbed up to the position of director/partner in the organisation. Xander van Rijswijk joined the MNR Group in 2004.
In 2005 the company reorganized its full range of services under two operating divisions:
Binswanger Netherlands, which provides Corporate Real Estate Services to companies with an international scope and;
MNR Property, which specialises in real estate development.