The Malta Independent 18 June 2024, Tuesday
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Von der Heyden Group acquires sought after property in Menorca

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 12:51 Last update: about 2 years ago

European investment firm Von der Heyden Group headquartered in Malta has acquired a prominent location on the waterfront of the Mahón Marina in Menorca. The Group has been established in Balearic Island with a two-decade history in its Travel and Yachting subsidiaries as well as its two hospitality brands Cugó Gran and IBB Hotel Collection.

The Malta inspired Hammett's Mestizo concept with a 35 strong team, will mark the Group's 5th establishment in its catering division, but its first, overseas in Menorca with Hammett's Collection.


The Group has also established itself in Malta with the award winning Cugó Gran Macina, a revival of Senglea's 16th century fortification in 2018. The group has ambitious plans to grow the Cugó Gran Hotel Brand in Malta, Italy and Costa Rica to complement its storied and landmark hotel portfolio.

Chairman and Founder Sven von der Heyden said: "It is an honour to expand our Malta born concept of Hammett's Mestizo in Menorca. Even though I no longer live in Menorca for nearly a decade, my heart is close to this wonderful island, and I am proud, that our group creates jobs and can again contribute to the ever-growing quality in hospitality in Menorca".

Around mid-May, Hammett's Mestizo Mahón will be inaugurated after a first light renovation on a terraced, three levelled waterside property with views of the island of Illa del Rey and one of the prettiest natural harbours In the world. The Restaurant is accessibly located directly beside the iconic Club Marítimo and the public elevator reaching the port. In Winter 2023/2024 further enhancement and embellishment works are planned.

The Von der Heyden Group recently announced the full subscription of their new ten year €35 million 5% unsecured bond last January.  With growth, diversification and quality at the forefront of its investment strategy, the Group's flagship commercial 40.000 sqm real estate building Andersia Silver in Poznań, Poland designed with intelligent-solutions and sustainable operations, continues to rise in construction to be the highest building. This project will be completing its 27-year successful public private partnership with the City of Poznań. With Assets over Euro 140 mln., the Von der Heyden Group is present currently in 8 countries in Europe and plans to expand to Costa Rica. To date, and in its 33-year history, the Investor has recorded investments programs, representations and developments of more than €650 million. 

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