Established in 1864, Ralf Schmitz develops classically styled, enduring properties with an uncompromising dedication to genuine craftsmanship and long-term value. For five generations, the family owned and operated, full-service development company has been a custodian of architectural and technical tradition, building properties with timeless designs throughout Germany. Ralf Schmitz’s holistic approach to development, managing all elements from concept, design, construction, to maintenance, allows the company to maintain a standard of excellence built upon an extensive body of knowledge accrued over its generations.
Over the course of 150 years, the Schmitz family has successfully developed over 2,500 properties, cultivating a storied history of refined building design that reflects architectural craftsmanship and engineering. The company fosters long-standing relationships with the finest artisans of their generation, all of whom share the company’s devotion to the highest standards of craftsmanship. The promotion and preservation of elegant building design and the forward-looking development of high-quality, residential properties remain guiding principles for Ralf Schmitz.
Founded in 2008, Sebastian Treese Architekten has designed numerous residential projects in Berlin, Hamburg and Düsseldorf on behalf of Ralf Schmitz, for whom it has worked exclusively since 2013. Exercising respect for local architectural traditions and for the historical development of their urban setting, the practice uses the transformation and compositional arrangement of the chosen materials to create buildings with an unmistakable signature.
Discretion, quality and craftsmanship — Bottega Veneta has created a new standard of luxury since its founding in Vicenza in 1966. Steeped in the traditions of Italy’s master leather craftsmen and long celebrated for its extraordinary leather goods, Bottega Veneta has recently emerged as one of the world’s premier luxury brands. The company’s famous motto,“When your own initials are enough,” expresses a philosophy of individuality and confidence that now applies to a range of products including women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, fine jewelry, furniture, and more.
Pandiscio Co. is a strategic brand identity, design and marketing firm specializing in the art, hospitality and real estate markets. Recent projects include Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard, Walker Tower, The Mark Hotel, and Jean Nouvel’s 100 11th Avenue in New York, Rem Koolhaas/OMA’s Norra Tornen in Stockholm and Foster and Partners’ Faena House in Miami.
"Eisenzahn 1 is haute couture."
"Ralf Schmitz and luxury brand Bottega Veneta’s Eisenzahn 1 is among the most anticipated real estate projects in Europe."
"… one of the most lavish housing projects to be undertaken in Berlin since the Wall came down."
"In Berlin, Eisenzahn 1 is a throwback to the grand residences that lined Berlin’s wide thoroughfares in the 1920s."
"A unique project."
Twelve exceptional homes
RALF SCHMITZ GmbH & Co. KGaA
Kurfürstendamm 58 · 10707 Berlin
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RALF SCHMITZ GmbH & Co. KGaA
County Court Krefeld: HRB 14507, USt-Id-Nr.: DE12000 4986
Represented by RALF SCHMITZ Management GmbH,
HRB 9021 AG Krefeld
Dipl.-Volksw. Ralf Schmitz
Dipl.-Kfm. Richard Alexander Schmitz, LL.M.
Dipl.-Kfm. (FH) Axel Martin Schmitz
Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Arndt G. Kirchhoff (chairman)
Dr. Lothar Steinebach
Dr. Wolf-Ruthart Born
The business license according to § 34 c industrial code has
been issued by the district of Viersen on August 15th, 1990.
Supervisory authority: Viersen district – The Office for
Public Order and Traffic- Rathausmarkt 3, 41747 Kempen.
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