WK Development



WK-Development GmbH is one of the fastest growing real estate development companies in
Central Europe, based in downtown Vienna. The management holding company was
founded by the two CEOs Christian Schachinger and Maxim Zhiganov. Its focus lies on the
acquisition, development and sale of exclusive residential properties. The company’s
specializations are residential and mixed constructions in the greater Vienna area and
Eastern Europe.

Just in the past six years, WK Development has managed to realize more than 150,000m 2 of
new living space in attractive city locations with over 20 projects.

The company has a professional and dedicated team consisting of specialists who make it
possible to cover the entire value chain from planning and implementation to the sale of
residential properties.

To every single real estate project, a maximum of experience, competence, quality,
creativity and energy is dedicated. And our more than 400 satisfied customers can feel


company figures

satisfied clients

sold apartments

m2 new living area


an extract of our recent projects


We do it. You live it.


Examples of the successfully implemented
real estate projects


Investing with perspective

We advise both private and institutional investors on the selection of the optimal
investment strategy for them. We select and offer the right portfolio of residential units
according to the respective wealth planning.

Thanks to our many years of experience and extensive expertise, we guarantee profitable
real estate investment opportunities with maximum returns and the optimal performance.

The WK Development Investment Philosophy:

  • Investments through clearly defined goals
  • Direct investments in the real estate asset class
  • Investments in viable real estate
  • Completely transparent management processes

   The WK Development Investment Goals:

  • Vienna and surrounding areas
  • Land with good development possibilities
  • Revitalization of old buildings
  • Undeveloped attics
  • New developments
  • Rural / Land development

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. Thomas Schaller

Real estate development and investment banking since 2001

Managing Director
core area of expertise – project development, financing and investor relations

Mag. jur. Tatiana Zhiganova

Business consulting since 2008

Marketing & Sales Coordinator
Core area of expertise – marketing, 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

Dominik Löffler, B.Sc.

Construction and real estate industry since 2011

Project manager, focused on customer coordination

Magdalena Bujak

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

Administrative assistent

Veronica Rotaru, MA

Active in the real estate sector since 2015. University of technology Vienna – study of constructional engineering

Assistant Project Management

Tobias Freundlinger, MA, MRICS

Active in the real estate sector since 2009

Project manager, focused on customer coordination, construction engineering

Olga Bauman

Active in the finance and real estate sector since 2006.

Account Manager, focus on financial analysis

Anton Zhiganov

Studies of International Business Administration WU Wien

Concept Manager, focus on brand communication


Our Partners



Our office

Fleischmarkt 14/10
1010 Vienna


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

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