Business strategy

Acquisition, project development and sustainable residential property management

The Grounds Group realises housing projects in German metropolitan regions. In addition, The Grounds Group holds a steadily growing residential portfolio as fixed assets. The Grounds Real Estate Development AG is listed in the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange's OTC segment Primärmarkt (ISIN: DE000A2GSVV5), has its seat in Berlin and an office in Stuttgart.

Management Board

Arndt Krienen

Arndt Krienen

Executive Board

Mr. Arndt Krienen (Attorney) has been an member of the Company’s Executive Board since March 2020.

Before his current position, Mr. Krienen was CEO of Westgrund AG (Berlin) as well as of S-DAX listed Adler Real Estate AG. He was largely responsible for growing the portfolio to more than 50,000 existing apartments as well as managing a staff of more than 500 people. Arndt has an extensive knowledge of real estate industry.

Arndt Krienen is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DIOK Real Estate AG (Köln) and Grillador AG (Remscheid).

Jacopo Mingazzini

J. Mingazzini

Executive Board

Jacopo Mingazzini (Dipl. Kfm. and Real Estate Economist ebs) has been member of the Company’s Executive Board since August 2020. Until March 2020 he was Managing Director of Accentro GmbH, which he founded in 1999 –  additional since 2011 member of the Management Board of Accentro Real Estate AG.

Jacopo Mingazzini is lecturer at IREBS and, amongst others, he is member of the Management Board of „Liberale Immobilienrunde“ as well of „Association to Promote residential property“ in Berlin.

Supervisory Board

Eric Mozanowski

Supervisory Board Chairman

Member of the Supervisory Board since 29 April 2020

Eric Mozanowski, businessman, has extensive experience in the real estate property sector and in the management of real estate companies, including as CSO of Estavis AG Berlin (2008-2011) and as a board member of The Grounds (2017-2018). He has established many different companies in the last 30 years, focusing on the project development, refurbishment and marketing of residential real estate properties.

Armin Hofmann

Supervisory Board Vice-Chairman

Member of the Supervisory Board since 1 January 2021

With his company group, Mr Hofmann has decades of experience in real estate property investment and in various other sectors such as medical technology, software and the Internet. Moreover, he has been a member of various supervisory boards in the USA and Germany in recent years.

Hansjörg Plaggemars


Member of the Supervisory Board since 29 April 2020

Hansjörg Plaggemars, a graduate in business administration and a management consultant, managed a wide variety of companies in different sectors during his professional career, before starting to work as a management consultant in mid-2017. Among others, he is currently a member of the executive board of Altech Advanced Materials AG, Alpha Cleantec AG, MARNA Beteiligungen AG, Ming Le Sports AG, S&O Beteiligungen AG and Strawtec Group AG. He also occupies board functions in the context of consultancy mandates, and he is a member of the supervisory board of, among others, 4basebio AG, Kin Mining NL, Azure Minerals Limited, Deutsche Balaton Immobilien I AG und Carus AG.