Wilsons Lifestyle Centre in Saskatoon, Canada, is a retail-meets-entertainment facility with exciting indoor activities featuring e.g. go-karts and a SkyRail zipline in the central hall. Besides the appealing British design by HPW Architects, the garden centre betrays distinct Dutch influences. Thermoflor, which built the centre, and the Haan Group, which was responsible for its […]
About Ferry Breugem
Ferry Breugem was born and raised in the Dutch town of Bleiswijk, the eldest son of a modern farming family. At an early age he became interested in technology, which prompted him to study mechanical engineering at an institute of technology. Having started out in the oil & gas industry, he later decided to follow a more commercial career in greenhouse construction. He works as a partner for Thermoflor and has been active in export for more than 25 years. Ferry is married to Els and has a daughter, Feey. A wide diversity of hobbies and interests, including motorbikes, culture, travelling, basketball and painting, complement his life.
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Entries by Ferry Breugem
Follow the construction developments by Thermoflor at your fellow garden centres via our website or on social media. You are very welcome to take a look during the construction or the opening of these garden centres. Click on the garden centre of your choice for more background information: Opening in autumn 2017: Intratuin Duiven 1st […]
As an entrepreneur where do you start if you want to develop a new garden centre? Thermoflor gives you a helping hand. In various European countries the garden centre market is not yet as mature as, for example, in The Netherlands or England. Start-up entrepreneurs sometimes do not know where to begin: what are […]
A survey of inspiring ‘green’ fairs. Cologne: Spoga Gafa (3-5 September) At the Spoga Gafa, take a look at the EFSA’s Complete Concept Store in Hall 10. EFSA is the European Floral and Lifestyle Suppliers Association that is led by CAPI director Toine van de Ven: “EFSA encourages suppliers to raise each other to […]
Follow the building developments of other garden centres via our website or social media (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube). Intratuin Duiven: The greater part of this branch has meanwhile been completed. This autumn we’re going to transform the existing greenhouses into a catering facility. Gardest: […]