Quality and reliability in all areas

More than 115 years of professional experience in the construction industry make the Ten Brinke Group a solid and reliable partner for your personal construction project.

As a successful, international real estate company with branches in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Portugal and Greece, generating turnover of approx. 950 million euro, we guarantee the highest quality and reliability always backed up by an approach based on partnership.

We provide a full package of services – from land acquisition via planning, concept development, implementation and financing, right through to the full range of vendor services including sales, rental and property facility and asset management. Our primary goal is to fulfill your personal needs and requirements to the highest possible degree, while at the same time ensuring the problem-free completion of all necessary construction processes.

Ten Brinke Group – more than 115 years

The Ten Brinke Group a pioneering company with its own identity and tradition and the strong roots of a family Company.

Today, the fourth generation of the Ten Brinke family is at the helm and the company can look back on over 115 years of building expertise and property know-how. It has grown from a building contractor into an international, innovative builder, project developer, financier and investor with in the meantime more than 1.000 employees.


115 years Ten Brinke Group

History of the Ten Brinke Group

  1. Theodorus ten Brinke starts his own business. This is the beginning Ten Brinke Group.

  2. The second generation enters the company: Wiet ten Brinke Sr., Hendrik ten Brinke and Dorus ten Brinke.

  3. The third generation enters the company: cousins Wiet ten Brinke Jr. and Hans ten Brinke. After a while, cousin Arnold ten Brinke also followed.

  4. Ten Brinke moves to its current location in Varsseveld. In the next twenty years, the company experienced significant growth.

  5. With the arrival of namesake Albert ten Brinke, the project development activities expanded considerably.

  6. Ten Brinke celebrates its 100 years of existance. A fact that is celebrated with colleagues and relations.

  7. Founding of Ten Brinke Desarrollos in Spain.

  8. Ten Brinke Hellas is also founded in Greece.

  9. Establishment of the Ten Brinke Foundation under the motto "Helping people to help themselves".

  10. Due to the international character of the group, Ten Brinke continues as the Ten Brinke Group.


  11. The Ten Brinke Group celebrates 115 years of building together with colleagues and their families.


  12. The 1000th employee starts at the Group and the start of the first project in Portugal is a fact.


Ten Brinke Group - Cooperation

The advantages in cooperating are to share knowledge and expertise with the aim to achieve effective synergies.
The Ten Brinke Group is a reliable partner for investors, funds, housing associations, health care providers, municipalities and other developers. Thus, our network is broad and dense. We are united with our partners by our common approach to challenge each other and to pioneer new ways.

Ten Brinke Academy

The Ten Brinke Academy was founded in October 2013 and pursues the following objectives within the Ten Brinke Group:

  • Employee training
  • Quality improvement in planning and execution
  • Minimization of error costs by sharing knowledge and expertise
  • Possibility of further development through targeted training courses

Several types of training are available for this purpose:

  • E-learning
  • Group training and seminars
  • Training and Coaching


“You decide when, where and how to learn!“
E-Learning refers to all forms of learning in which electronic or digital media is used. Ten Brinke creates its own interactive E-learning modules for this purpose and makes them available on the Learning Management System (LMS). Ten Brinke E-Learning focusses on offering learning to every employee according to his/her position and interests. Ten Brinke Academy has built 60 E-learning modules of its own. This for example in the areas of building technology (state-of-the-art construction), building law (contracting), building regulations and operations, etc. Furthermore, we have implemented 120 modules of personal growth into our LMS. From the beginning in 2015 until today we are proud announcing more than 6500 modules being successfully finished.

Group training and seminars

"Knowledge for everyone!“
The Ten Brinke Academy organizes groupwise training sessions on specific topics within the Group as required. The range of training topics diverses between technical drawing applications, manifold software applications and language trainings. The group trainings are conducted in small groups of approx. 12 persons. Seminars are intended for a maximum of 25 People. In company education offers us the opportunity to react intensively on the specific knowledge gap of our employees.

Training und Coaching

"Nobody gets lost..."
The Ten Brinke Group also offers a traineeship program. Within this program trainees are accompanied personally or in very small groups (approx. 2 or 3 persons) with an experienced colleague with project managing skills. Monthly sessions aim on delivering and exchanging expertise and practical experiences,  which are especially generated within the Ten Brinke Group, to youngsters and young professionals. For the best result for our customers and our employees we inforce personal coaching to improve individuals.

Skills as: communication, Time management, teamwork, etc.

Ten Brinke Foundation

Socially responsible entrepreneurship requires social involvement

Based on this conviction, the Ten Brinke Group founded the Ten Brinke Foundation some years ago. The aim of the foundation: improve the living conditions of people in the poorest countries of the world in a targeted approach for the long term by providing active support.
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