Our history

Our history shapes our future

Read more about the history of our company:
  1. Foundation

    Alpine-Bau GmbH is founded in Hergiswil in the canton of Nidwalden. It is a subsidiary of Alpine Holding from Salzburg in Austria.

    18 December 2001
  2. Acquisition

    The Renaissance Group acquires Alpine-Bau GmbH in Switzerland. Alpine now operates under the name Renaissance Construction GmbH.

    1 May 2013
  3. Acquisition in Germany

    The Renaissance Group acquires Heitkamp Ingenieur- und Kraftwerksbau GmbH in Germany. 

    1 May 2014
  4. Change of name

    Renaissance Construction GmbH becomes Heitkamp Construction Swiss GmbH.

    1 May 2015
  5. Change of location

    Relocation of the headquarters from Hergiswil (Canton Nidwalden) to Dierikon (Canton Lucerne).

    1 July 2015
  6. New shareholder

    Ballast Nedam takes over 49% of the shares in Heitkamp Construction Swiss GmbH. 51% remain in the possession of Renaissance Construction.

    1 July 2020
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