About Futurn

What we do

The four partners have a solid mix of financialtechnicalcommercial and legal knowledgesupplemented with a healthy dose of opportunism and driven by passion and entrepreneurship.

We would like to share our skills in the field of:

  • project development: sourcing, purchasing, concepts, permits, technical realisation, sale, maintenance.

  • optimized legal, financial and tax structures.

  • establishment of a cooperation in which each party can recognize its objectives.

Futurn organises its business processes in function of the client and  wants to help you  to make the best choices, taking into account your needs and your budget. Therefor we focus on the concept of Total Cost of Ownership.
Total Cost of Ownership searches for the perfect mix between:

  • advantageous acquisition that does not compromise on quality

  • maintenance and consumption costs which are as low as possible

  • durabilityquality and flexibility so that the resale value of your building stays as high as possible.

Not only the acquisition counts, but also the future costs such as maintenance, energy consumption, growth opportunities, management costs and resale value.

Who we are

Two professionals, together representing 25 years of experience, are in charge of the daily management of Futurn. The financial and legal background of Frederik Baert and the technical background of Gunther Biddelo provide complementary skills. These competencies were used in other project companies for which they worked and are also important to develop further activities of Futurn.

Behind Futurn, there are two structual partners.  Mathi Gijbels from Gijbels Group, an integrated construction group, and Serge Hannecart from L.I.F.E., a residential developer. They support our values and believe in long-term sustainability.

Céline Behaegel
Céline Behaegel

Management assistant

When you love what you have you have everything you need

Céline Behaegel Management assistant
Gelukkig getrouwd Mama van 2 boys Family first | Houdt van haar accent en het puntje op de i 
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Frederik Baert
Frederik Baert

Managing partner

Le seul temps vraiment perdu est celui qu’on passe à regretter les occasions manquées – Grégoire Lacroix

Frederik Baert Managing partner
Vastgoed Basket Valse trage William & Charles
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Gunther Biddelo
Gunther Biddelo

Managing partner

The body is more than capable, it's the mind that needs convincing

Gunther Biddelo Managing partner
Mountainbike Parapente Snowboarden
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Ben Six
Ben Six

Project manager

Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson. - Elon Musk

Ben Six Project manager
Lekker eten Golf Architectuur
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Siel Renier
Siel Renier

Accountant

Je lacht wanneer je blij bent en je wordt blij wanneer je lacht - Marcia Roozeboom

Siel Renier Accountant
Vrienden Zomer Reizen Eten
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Lien Goyens
Lien Goyens

Project manager

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill

Lien Goyens Project manager
Goedlachs Gedreven Spontaan
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Roel Verhulst
Roel Verhulst

CFO

Well done is better than well said - Benjamin Franklin

Roel Verhulst CFO
 Family man Garden Beer&wine Food Cosy Board & card games
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Mieke Vermeire
Mieke Vermeire

Marketing manager

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West

Mieke Vermeire Marketing manager
Renée & Marie Family & friends Uiteten Piano
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Lies Decoutere
Lies Decoutere

Project manager

You got 2 choices: do it now or regret it later

Lies Decoutere Project manager
Sport Reizen Spontaan
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Laure Boone
Laure Boone

Sales developer

Yesterday you said tomorrow. Just do it.

Laure Boone Sales developer
Family first Henri Waterski Paarden Waterrat Food addict  
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Jolien Vandaele
Jolien Vandaele

Company lawyer

Not all those who wander are lost – J.R.R. Tolkien

Jolien Vandaele Company lawyer
Vrienden & familie Fitness & Kickboks Boekenworm
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Nele Vanderstraeten
Nele Vanderstraeten

Project assistant

Pleasure in the job, puts perfection in the work!

Nele Vanderstraeten Project assistant
Wereld rondreizen Food & wine Vrienden| Piano
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Raf De Blay
Raf De Blay

Business developer

Als de kans niet aanklopt, bouw een deur. – Milton Berle

Raf De Blay Business developer
Surf Tennis Vastgoed De wereld verkennen Gezin
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Hilde Roeland
Hilde Roeland

Project manager

The only way to do great work is to love what you do

Hilde Roeland Project manager
Reizen lekker eten creatief geëngageerd sociaal Family & friends
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Antoine Merlin
Antoine Merlin

Sales developer

There is nothing permanent, except change - heraclitus

Antoine Merlin Sales developer
Kids | zon | zee | strand 
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Yves De Meyer
Yves De Meyer

Project manager

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. - Abraham Lincoln

Yves De Meyer Project manager
Gezin Sport en spel Humor
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Ofelia Roels
Ofelia Roels

Project Manager

Niets is onmogelijk!

Ofelia Roels Project Manager
Bezige bij Zwemmen Koersfiets Ski
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Shaun Vanderplancke
Shaun Vanderplancke

Concept Developer

I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way - Carl Sandburg

Shaun Vanderplancke Concept Developer
Iets te direct Food Politiek Ecologie Atletiek en watersport
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Onze partners

Het team van Futurn staat stevig in zijn schoenen…

Futurn gelooft in sterke structurele partners. Mathi Gijbels van Gijbels Group, een geïntegreerde bouwgroep, en Serge Hannecart van L.I.F.E., een residentieel ontwikkelaar garanderen kwaliteitsprojecten. Met hen kiezen we resoluut voor een duurzame langetermijn visie.

  • Projectontwikkeling van A tot Z: sourcing, aankoop, concepten, vergunningen, technische realisatie, verkoop, onderhoud
  • Geoptimaliseerde juridische, financiële en fiscale structuren
  • Opzetten van samenwerkingsverbanden waarin elke partij zijn doelstellingen kan terugvinden en realiseren