We Build High Quality Space
and Bringing Innovation to Enterprise
Mr Hesselink’s passion in life is to create better communities by making a positive contribution to the
quality of the built-up environment and developing better spaces for businesses and people. In his
current role, he is responsible for driving overall business growth and market share. He is primarily
concerned with ensuring the integrated commercial success of CTP Invest with marketing, sales,
product development and customer service..
You have operated in the development of commercial
real estate in the Czech Republic for over eighteen years.
What are the benefits if these investments are situated in
the Moravian-Silesian Region?
I am proud that we were one of the first commercial
real estate developers/investors who believed in the
Moravian-Silesian Region. We started to invest in
developing modern warehouse and office space early
enough so that we were ready to meet the demand
from companies for space when it arrived in larger
numbers. For example, I remember when GE Money
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Bank (now Moneta Money Bank) was looking for new,
modern offices in Ostrava back in 2005 because they
realized that many of their employees in their Prague
office were originally from Moravia-Silesia and would
very much welcome the opportunity to go back to their
roots if they had an equal job opportunity. Therefore,
GE Money Bank decided to open an office in Ostrava.
They then very quickly concluded after starting their
search for new space that there wasn’t a single modern
office building in the city, let alone available. We were
the only ones who were able to develop a new modern