"Reaching the highest performance levels requires, above all, the right people. This statement featured in one of our company brochures in 1986 – and still holds true today."
Herbert Wüst
CEO Intercity Group
2018

"We’ve always stayed hungry."

Interview with Toni Bächler and Herbert Wüst.

2018

New structure, new look

A new look for Intercity Bewirtschaftung and Intercity Vermarktung

With the new look, Intercity creates clarity and underlines its market position with its two specialist brands for management and marketing.

 

2018

SPG Intercity moves to Seestrasse in Zollikon

Intercityhaus opens at Seestrasse 17 in Zollikon-Zurich at the end of 2018

In December 2018, SPG Intercity Zurich AG acquires the building in Zollikon-Zurich – the first Intercityhaus in German-speaking Switzerland. The new, generously proportioned office space is ideal for flexible working and features the latest innovations and equipment.

2017

Olten gets an Intercityhaus

Intercity acquires its own head office at Baslerstrasse 74, Olten

Intercity purchases and renovates the six-story, 1960s building, which is directly by the Jurastrasse/Baslerstrasse bus stop.

2017

New CEO for Intercity Verwaltungs AG

Michael Wildhaber, MRICS, becomes CEO of Intercity Verwaltungs AG – Intercity Group’s management company.

2016

Robert Hauri becomes a partner in SPG Intercity Zurich AG

Robert Hauri, FRICS, becomes a partner in SPG Intercity Zurich AG and deputy CEO of the Intercity Group.

2015

Gold for the Wüst und Wüst Haus

The Wüst und Wüst Haus in Küsnacht-Zurich wins gold at the European ‘best architects’ awards 2016.

2014

Intercityhaus on Aeschenplatz in Basel

Intercity gets a new head office at St. Jakobs-Strasse 3, Basel.

The seven-story Intercityhaus Basel, dating from 1860 and extended in 1967, in a prime position on Aeschenplatz, is purchased by Intercity, which appoints Selva Architekten to remodel the building.

2013

Wüst und Wüst Haus, in Küsnacht-Zurich

Wüst und Wüst moves into the new head office at Seestrasse 221, Küsnacht-Zurich

The distinctive building on Küsnacht’s Seestrasse was designed for Wüst und Wüst by the renowned architectural practice giuliani.hönger and has received several awards.

2012

Intercityhaus in Lucerne

Intercity moves into its new head office at Alpenstrasse 6, Lucerne.

Intercity takes over the 10-story, 1970s corner property comprising about 2,000 m2 of floor space and located just a few meters from the old town and the lake.

2012

Intercityhaus in Bern

Intercity acquires a two-story head office at Könizstrasse 1, Bern.

Intercity purchases the former Migros branch on Loryplatz, at Bern’s western city gate. The Bern branch has since been merged with the Olten office.

2011

Hugo Steiner-Haus in St. Gallen

Hugo Steiner AG and Intercity move into their own head office at St. Leonhard-Strasse 49, St. Gallen.

Set in a prime city location, just a stone’s throw from St. Gallen railway station, the 10-story Hugo Steiner-Haus is purchased by Intercity after a three-year design and build phase led by renowned St. Gallen architect Andy Senn.

2011

Launch of "Real Estatements"

The first issue of “Real Estatements” appears. The Intercity Group’s newsletter is aimed specifically at real estate investors.

2011

Robert Hauri joins Intercity

Robert Hauri CEO becomes CEO of SPG Intercity Zurich AG and a member of the Group management team.

2010

New branch in Zug

The Intercity and Wüst und Wüst branch in Zug opens at Fischmarkt 1.

2010

Herbert and Annelies Wüst become majority shareholders

Herbert and Annelies Wüst purchase additional shares in Intercity Group Holding AG from Markus Wüst, thus becoming majority shareholders. Markus Wüst becomes chairman of the board of directors.

2008

Wüst und Wüst in Lucerne

Wüst und Wüst opens a branch in Lucerne.

2007

Wüst und Wüst and Christie’s

Wüst und Wüst becomes an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, the luxury property subsidiary of the famous auction house.

 

 

2005

Intercity in Olten

Intercity-Verwaltungs AG opens a branch in Olten.

2005

First appearance of Wüst und Wüst

Intercity and Exceptional Properties become Wüst und Wüst. The company’s tagline is: ‘Exclusive residential property’. Since 1954’.

 

2003

Establishment of Inova Intercity Bautreuhand

Inova Intercity Bautreuhand is set up in conjunction with Urs Hofmann. The company’s tagline is: ‘Expert guidance in construction’.

2003

Takeover of Hugo Steiner AG

Intercity takes over Hugo Steiner AG, founded in St. Gallen in 1972, from consultancy firm Ernst & Young.

 

2001

Launch of alaCasa.ch

Together with the Tamedia Group, Intercity sets up the agency network alaCasa.ch.

 

1999

Launch of SPG Intercity/Commercial Property Consultants

Together with the Geneva-based family company SPG (Société Privée de Gérance), Intercity sets up SPG Intercity/Commercial Property Consultants as a joint venture.

 

1998

‘Solid as a rock’

Intercity publishes its fourth progress report of the 1990s.

1997

Intercityhaus in Zurich

Intercity acquires its headquarters at Zollikerstrasse 141, Zurich.

Intercity acquires the six-story building with about 3,000 m2 of floor space in Zurich’s Riesbach neighborhood that has been Intercity Group’s main office since it was established in 1972.

1997

‘Our nails are sharp’

Intercity publishes its third progress report.

1997

Purchase of IT Immobilien Treuhand AG

Intercity acquires Basel firm IT Immobilien Treuhand AG, established in 1953, from Georg von Opel.


1995

‘We’re here to stay’

Intercity publishes its second progress report.

1994

‘You can count on us’

Intercity publishes its first progress report of the 1990s.

1993

Partnership with Cushman & Wakefield

The Intercity Group becomes an affiliate partner of the global real estate network of Cushman & Wakefield, then still Healey & Baker.

 

1993

Management buyout

Herbert and Markus Wüst take over the family company in a management buyout.

1988

Arrival of Markus Wüst

Markus Wüst, the second son of the company’s founder, joins the company.

1987

Herbert Wüst takes charge of the Intercity companies.

As a member of the management board, Herbert Wüst takes over the running of the Intercity companies from his father, Hans Wüst.

Handelszeitung, 1987

Handelszeitung, 1987

1986

‘Our passion is your property’

In 1986, Intercity publishes a new company brochure and for the first time uses a tagline: ‘Our passion is your property’.

1986

Branch in St. Gallen

Intercity opens a branch at Rorschacher Strasse 234, St. Gallen.

1981

Arrival of Herbert Wüst

Herbert Wüst, the eldest son of company founder Hans Wüst, joins the company.

1972

Move to Zollikerstrasse

Intercity relocates in Zurich’s Seefeld neighborhood, from Färberstrasse 6 to Zollikerstrasse 141.

 

1970

Intercity in Basel and Bern

Intercity opens branches in Basel, at Dornacherstrasse 210, and Bern, at Eigerplatz 5.

1963

Intercity in Zurich

Intercity opens a branch in Zurich at Dufourstrasse 90.

1961

Intercity is born

The sole proprietorship Hans Wüst is renamed Intercity AG.

1954

Hans Wüst sets up an agency in Lucerne.