"Boutique Real Estate"


MontFort Real Estate is a boutique real estate firm located in Amsterdam. We are specialized in acquiring, financing, managing and divesting real estate. For our clients and our own account. We work together with professional local and international real estate investors & investment funds. Our clients choose working with us because of our market knowledge and long-standing track record within the Dutch market.


Values: Our work is always based on our core value of delivering our clients best-in-class solutions both from a personal as a business perspective. We provide our clients with the attention and care they may expect from us. And even more.


We co-operate together with our (international) investors & investment funds in the following fields of expertise:
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Asset Management
  • Co-investment
  • Directorship
  • Debt & Fund (re)- structuring
  • Due Diligence
We are active within the following real estate asset classes:
  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Logistics
  • Health Care
  • Hotel
  • Residential
Real estate investments
We acquire Real Estate. For our clients, in co-operation with our clients and for ourselves. We always engage in a full investment analyses after which a well-founded purchase or sale decision will be made. Due to our background and track record we understand the need and value of establishing the right business plan & strategy for each property.

Real Estate Finance
We assist and advise our clients in attracting and structuring debt, both acquisition financing as well as re-financing of existing loans. Our established network of funders includes local and international banks, debt funds and other financing parties. We advise through the full cycle of securing the most suitable financing.

Delegated asset management & directorship
For a group of selected clients we act on their behalf as local director and/or delegated asset manager within their investment structure to assist in managing their Dutch real estate investments. We mainly offer this service to international real estate investors in order to give them comfort and provide them a foothold in the Dutch real estate market. Activities that we deploy are; directorship in their local SPVs, overlooking property managers, initiating refurbishments, assisting in strategic asset management decisions, re-lettings, signing off on outgoing payments, overlooking reporting cycles, etc.

Due diligence & market intelligence
We assist selected clients with their due diligence processes for larger portfolio deals for both real estate and loan portfolio’s. Furthermore, we assist our clients with securing market intelligence on selected topics in order to support them with their strategic investment decisions; business plans, hold/sell analysis, client intelligence, market comparables, etc.

Track record

Since the establishment of MontFort Real Estate early 2017 we build up a strong track record.

Below a selection of our achievements:
€ 600 mln+
Acquisition & Execution of real estate
€ 450 mln+
Acquisition finance & re-financing of commercial real estate
€ 250 mln+
Successful restructuring of commercial real estate loans
€ 200 mln+
Assets Under Management
Investment vehicles under management
€ 1.5 bln+
Origination of non-performing commercial real estate loans
€ 3.5 bln+
Due Diligence on Propertize loan portfolio on behalf of consortium LoneStar / JP Morgan Bank
€ 500 mln+
Due Diligence on Syntrus Achmea commercial real estate loan portfolio
€ 1 bln+
Due Diligence on NPL portfolio’s of HSH Nordbank and Hypo Real Estate

Max de Groot

Max de Groot Max is an all-round real estate professional with more than 15 years’ experience in investment management, real estate transaction, restructuring and debt solutions. He started his career at ING Real Estate Investment (2000 – 2012) where he held several management positions and was a member of the European Management Team. In 2012 he joined SNS Property Finance / Propertize as Director Asset Management to support the restructuring of the company. He remained at Propertize until the end of 2015, after which he decided to set up his own firm. Max holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, a Master’s degree in Real Estate (MRE) from the University of Amsterdam and is a member of RICS.

Martin Schipper

Martin Schipper In the period from 2009 - 2014, Martin Schipper was responsible for the Real Estate, Construction & Leisure team within ING's corporate clients department. During this period he supervised several complex real estate and hotel transactions. His broad knowledge and experience with financing companies, especially real estate and hotels, was gained during his job as relationship manager at ABN-AMRO (2005 - 2009). After his bank career he decided to start his own real estate consultancy business, and was partner of the Brookrose Real Estate consultancy firm from 2015 till 2017. Martin is one of the founders of MontFort Real Estate, which he founded early 2017 together with Max de Groot. Nowadays he is dedicated to advising clients with real estate finance and investment services.