WK Development

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was founded by Christian Schachinger and Maxim Zhiganov. Both managing directors are long-term real estate and financial experts sharing operational and commercial management of the company.

With an experienced and committed management team at its helm, the company covers the entire chain of planning, starting from the zoning procedures – construction permit – preparation of the construction site – marketing to the utilization of residential properties in the greater Vienna and surrounding areas.

WK Development has successfully implemented more than 30,000m2 of new residential space in attractive city locations within a short period of time.

“The price of success is devotion,
hard work and unceasing dedication to
what you strive to achieve”

Day after day, we work with joy and great passion to implement the wishes and requirements of our customers in the best possible way and to achieve the highest customer satisfaction. This is the reason why each specific real estate project provides a highest level of experience, competence, quality, creativity and energy.


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Projects in Development

A look ahead: these projects are currently being prepared and made ready for construction. We would be delighted to inform you about their current state.

Kandlgasse 23, 1070 Vienna

This unique property is located in the 7th district of Vienna named “Neubau” and was built around 1910 by the famous architect Ernst Epstein. The building will be completely renovated, the roof top will be extended to achieve more space.

According to the plans following changes/extensions are intended:

• beautiful loft apartments with glazed loggias and balconies on the courtyard side of the building
• Old-building apartments true to the original style with balconies on the street-side
• impressive attic apartments with spacious terraces and a stunning view into the greenery
• 8 car parking spaces;

The Kandlgasse is well connected to the public transport network. The station Burggasse-Stadthalle of the subway line U6, the tram line 5 and the bus line 48A are within walking distance as well as shops of the daily needs.

Completion – end of 2018
Start of sale – June 2017

Kandlgasse 23, 1070 Vienna


Examples of the successfully implemented real estate projects


Investing with perspective

Being an expert for residential property in the greater Vienna area, our company offers profitable real estate investment opportunities with particularly attractive yields to the private and institutional investors.
Adjusting to your personal asset management, we will help you select the optimal investment strategy and present it to you with a suitable selection of residential units. Once you have acquired your real estate, we use our wide knowledge and years of experience to generate maximum returns while ensuring the best possible value development.

   Our investment philosophy

  • Investments made through clearly defined goals
  • Safe investments
  • Direct investments in real estate
  • Investments in developable real estate
  • Transparent management process

   Investment goals

  • Vienna and the surrounding areas
  • Land with a good development potential
  • Revitalisation of the old buildings
  • Rooftop extension
  • New construction

Our Team

Christian Schachinger

Real estate and project development since 2001

CEO / COO, core area of expertise – technical development and marketing


fil. mag. Maxim Zhiganov, mba

Finance director in multinational companies, active in the financing area since 1999

CEO / CFO, core area of expertise – finance and investment


Mag. jur. Tetiana Zhiganova

Business consulting since 2008

Marketing & Sales Coordinator
Core area of expertise – marketing, company law and right of establishment


Dipl.-Ing. Svetla Kumhofer, BA

Development of the international residential and commercial real estate since 1998

Project manager, core area of expertise – planning, coordination, analysis


Matthäus Eller

Real estate development since 2013

Project manager, core area of expertise – structural engineering


Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Steyrer BSc

Construction and real estate industry since 2004

Project manager, core area of expertise – construction engineering, construction management, builder


Magdalena Bujak

University of Vienna – study of English; University of technology Vienna – study of architecture

Administrative assistent



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Our office

Fleischmarkt 14/10
1010 Vienna


T: +43 (0)1 955 15 66
F: +43 (0)1 955 15 99