Real estate is one of the group's core activities. The group owns a highly diversified real estate portfolio and constantly invests in its optimisation and extension. The entire process from purchase to development, construction, letting, sales and property management is done in house. Letting and sales as well as property management is provided through Alides Properties nv. Development of new projects is managed by Alides REIM nv and Ghent Industrial Investment nv. Group Maes is the number 3 Belgian private holding company in ‘Top Expertise 100’ for 2013. It is also ranked 23rd among Belgian investors and 39th among all investors present in the Belgian market.
Alides Properties nv
Alides stands for ‘reAL IDeas in real EState’.www.alides.be
Alides markets and manages the Group Maes' entire real estate portfolio, which is diversified in commercial, residential, logistic and industrial buildings, care- and nursing facilities, service flats, student accommodation and hotels.
Ghent Industrial Investment (G2i) nv
Ghent Industrial Investment (G2i), an organisation involved in the parcelisation and development of business parks and industrial real estate, was established in 1991 as a joint venture between two Ghent families (Maes and Delori).www.g2i.be
G2i takes care of the entire development process for industrial accommodations.
G2i developed the 160-hectare Nest business park in Ghent's canal zone. This high-end, sustainable business park is the home of numerous national and international businesses. By its strategic location in an economic and dynamic region, Nest offers an excellent accessibility, a modern infrastructure and a wide range of facilities, including an innovative park management.