Martin Kurschel is the CEO and Founder of Immovate Group of Companies. Mr. Kurschel formed Immovate in 1998 and today the company has risen to one of Austria’s strongest real estate investment and development companies.
Currently Immovate has projects in development, made up of best-in- class mixed-use, residential, retail, office, and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets.
Over the years, Martin Kurschel has engaged himself in numerous civic and philanthropic activities. Martin Kurschel also acted as sponsor of high profile cultural events as the Steirischer Herbst Festival in Graz, main sponsor of the theater play Alma 2011, 2012.
In 1991 Martin Kurschel acquired a machine (RASANT Gmbh) factory out of insolvency which specialized in research, development and sale of special-purpose machines for the agriculture and mining industry, which Mr. Kurschel then successfully turned around. In 1998 Mr. Kurschel sold his shareholding and turned his attention towards the real estate industry. Martin Kurschel currently still holds rights for 4 patents, including one global patent.
Mr. Kurschel was born in Graz Austria on 24.01.1969. He has a graduation for plant construction, operating technologies and business management (1989). He served his military service in an airborne unit 1990/1991. Furthermore Mr. Kurschel is a trustee and beneficiary of IRMA Privatstiftung (Private Foundation) as well as 99% shareholder of the company Rasant Gmbh in Schwanberg, Austria.
Mr. Martin Kurschel resides in Oberwaltersdorf, Austria, is married and has 3 children, aged seven, ten and twenty years.