Meet Circle Real Estate.

Circle Real Estate is an independent real estate service provider and stands for ownership, innovation, value development, cash flow optimization and personal attention.

Our focus areas are asset management, transaction management and process and project management.

We work purposefully, are enthusiastic, use creativity and all of our knowledge and skills to come to logical and simple solutions. Circle Real Estate management has more than 45 years of real estate experience and thinks and acts as if the real estate in progress is its own property.

Our services contribute to a positive, pleasant and result-oriented customer experience. The Circle Real Estate team is composed in such a way that national, regional and local market knowledge and networks are available. An added value to offer customers direct insight into markets and users.

“There is an opportunity in every difficulty”


Kees Besseling

Managing Partner

Kees is co-founder of Circle. After working at Van Boom & Slettenhaar Fonds Management for 6 years, where he was responsible for the commercial activities, Kees joined Chalet Group at the end of 2012. Charlet Group became part of the Asset Management platform of the English Private Equity investor Kildare Partners at the end of 2014. Kees started as Managing Director of Chalet Group, where he was responsible for rolling out the business plan, managing the Asset Management Team and reporting. His way of working is characterized by taking initiative and being creative and goal-oriented.
“Say what you mean and mean what you Say” Gen. G. Patton


Ir. Jort Bastiaans MRE


Already during the successfully completed Master of Science degree in Real Estate Management (TUE), Jort joined MVGM as a commercial Real Estate Manager. After that, Jort continued his career at Grouwels Vastgoed as an acquirer and as a project developer at a regional developer. In the meantime, Jort has successfully completed the Master of Real Estate (TIAS) course. Jort joined Chalet Group in 2013 as Senior Asset Manager with responsibility for the commercial and operational performance of the real estate portfolio in the South region. In addition, Jort is involved in transformation assignments and dispositions.

“Investing is an activity of forecasting the yield over the life of the asset; speculation is the activity of forecasting the psychology of the market” John Maynard Keynes



Jasper Stegmann MSRE


Jasper is co-founder of Circle. After working for nearly 5 years as a Logistics and Industrial Broker at Ooms and Cushman & Wakefield, Jasper made the switch to the Chalet Group. He was responsible for all the Randstad portfolio. Jasper has a broad knowledge in the field of Asset and Transaction Management. His interest in Real Estate started at a young age, when he was playing Monopoly and Hotel games. Jasper has gained a lot of knowledge in Logistics and Industrial real estate in the Netherlands in the last few years. His way of working is characterised by being goal-oriented, creative and always being focused on finding a solution. Jasper has a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) from ASRE.

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”  Samuel Beckett


Nico Schuthof


Nico is co-founder of Circle. He is a very experienced and driven Senior Technical Advisor with 20 years of experience in the real estate market. In the past 20 years Nico has mainly worked for real estate owners in commercial real estate with investors such as Stena Reality, Uni-Invest (Merin) and most recently with the Chalet Group. Nico was responsible for all technical matters, including managing the external Property Manager. Nico is through his knowledge and broad network the ideal point of contact for (large-scale) renovations and making real estate more sustainable with the focus on achieving optimal results for the users and the investors.
“Impossible is nothing.” Muhammad Ali