Pecan Development stands for the development of living and working environments that will be viable in the future. With a holistic perspective and innovative concepts, we help redefine urban spaces and make them a pleasure to live in.

Based in Frankfurt and Berlin, we pursue sustainable projects with the aim of creating a particular quality of living and working environment. We see ourselves as a driving force behind and co-designer of urban development – at all times in dialog with municipal authorities, the users, and the investors.

"Work time is valuable lifetime – an excellent reason for devoting special attention to the design of the place where we spend it."
Markus Brod, Managing Partner


Markus Brod

Managing Partner

Before founding Pecan Development, the real estate economist and industrial engineer Markus Brod spent six years as head of the Rhine-Main branch of HOCHTIEF Projektentwicklung. He was responsible there for completing and marketing the existing project portfolio as well as acquiring and realizing new projects. These included Loftwerk, Börsentor, the Europaquartett, BelVerde and BelVista in Frankfurt. Prior to that he held various posts in a development capacity at OFB, culminating in the role of branch manager.

Rüdiger Lehmann

Managing Partner

Rüdiger Lehmann spent many years working for HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft. Having studied civil engineering, in 1996 he began his career there as a construction and project manager. Prior to becoming head of project management at the Rhine-Main branch of HOCHTIEF Projektentwicklung in 2008, he was responsible for numerous residential and office real estate projects in the Rhine-Main region. These included the extension of the Steigenberger Airport Hotel, das PPP project “Vier Schulen” in Frankfurt, and the KOMM shopping center in Offenbach.

Jan Kunze

Managing Partner

Jan Kunze has more than 15 years’ experience in the real estate sector. He initially worked as an architect in Berlin before acquiring an MSc. in real estate development from University College London in 2005. He was employed as a real estate developer at Pocket Living Ltd. in London until 2008. From 2008 until 2014 he worked as a project developer and head of business development for HOCHTIEF Projektentwicklung Rhein-Main, where he was responsible for projects such as TriCon, Börsentor, Europaquartett, and Marieninsel. In 2014 he was appointed Head of Project Development Commercial for the North and Berlin-Brandenburg branches.


Headed by the managing partners, the experienced team brings together years of project development expertise. An effective and motivated unit that has already proved its joint capabilities.

"Every day we channel our energy into achieving results both we and our clients can be proud of."

Philipp Struth

Senior Real Estate Developer

Claudia Winke


Andreas Eberz

Manager Finance

Natascha Lang


Kirsten Adam

Senior Project Manager

Samira Schönfelder

Project Manager

Renate Silny

Project Manager

Elena Heinrich

Junior Real Estate Developer

Christian Thomalla

Technical Director PM

Thomas Apelt

Senior Project Manager

Björn Bölter

Head of Engineering

Fred Saß

Senior Project Manager

Simone Gray

Project Assistant

Anja Demessieur

Project Assistant

Lino Kagel-Schüber

Project Manager

Lisa Wagener


Rias Wardak

Real Estate Developer

Rebecca Jost

Project Controller

Patrick Böhm

Senior Project Manager

Carola Akar


Leon Becker

Real Estate Developer

Anne Blumenstein

Senior Real Estate Developer


Pecan Development stands for a reliable and responsible approach to business. Our projects are underpinned by high-quality work and workmanship, trust and partnership-based cooperation at all levels.

We can only deliver the high standards to which we aspire by convincing all those involved in a project of these values. We stand for openness, honesty and mutual respect – both within and outside of our company. Our partners can count on our word. We are convinced that these values provide a foundation for sustainable business success.

"Openness, respect, and aspiring for the best-possible results are the basis of our work. They serve as everyday guides in our corporate culture."
Markus Brod, Managing Partner


Urban Real Estate Solutions – this is the challenge Pecan Development aspires to meet. Shaping attractive living spaces and working environments where there is a need and development opportunities – regardless of whether new build or revitalization. We create values that assure investor and user alike a secure future.

"We aspire to evolve and realize pioneering projects in dialog with municipal authorities, the user, and the investor."
Jan Kunze, Managing Partner