News:Erwin Groess is new Member of the Management Board of VOEPE
by Martina Magnet
STRABAG Real Estate (SRE) is a new member of the Association of Austrian Project Developers (VÖPE) and is pleased to welcome Managing Director Erwin Größ to the board. In the future, he will be responsible for the international affairs of the organisation.
“It's important for project developers to have a common voice that's chorded in communicating with stakeholders and the broader public. Therefore, we are pleased that we as STRABAG Real Estate are now also part of VÖPE and that I can personally contribute with my expertise," says Erwin Größ, STRABAG Real Estate Austria Managing Director.
About the VÖPE - Association of Austrian Project Developers
The VÖPE is a voluntary association of independent project developers in Austria. It is the economic engine when it comes to the development of living spaces - which are residential spaces, office spaces, infrastructure facilities, recreational and educational spaces. The VÖPE is the voice of the industry and actively participates in design processes in order to create reliable and transparent framework conditions for its members. To this end, the organisation is in constant exchange with stakeholders and articulates the common interests of its members. The mission of VÖPE is to strengthen the perception of the industry according to its added value. In terms of responsible entrepreneurial action, the focus is on ecological, climate-friendly construction methods, fair working conditions and business relationships, as well as value creation in the region and securing jobs and apprenticeships. The organisation currently comprises 44 Austrian property developers, ranging from corporations to local family businesses, with around 500 project developments annually and an investment volume of approximately € 6 billion. The sector contributes around € 9.7 billion to the gross value added and thus 2.8 percent of the economic output in Austria. It secures 98,000 jobs and pays taxes and duties of about € 3.4 billion.