About Us


We are based in Vodnjan, Croatia.

Candy Brick Luscious Investment Properties in Croatia is a brand owned by Millennium Star Assets d.o.o. with headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia.

Millennium Star Assets d.o.o. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Millennium Star Assets Ltd based in London, UK.

Millennium Star Assets Ltd has expanded its activity from renovation projects in Italy to building new investment properties in Croatia. It is currently investing heavily in the construction of investment properties in Croatia and running a separate rental and management business.

Millennium Star Assets Ltd is a private limited company owned by 152 shareholders with fully paid up capital of £4,625,862. Millennium Star Assets Ltd has zero current or long term liabilities.


Our mission is to provide stress free high quality investment properties in Croatia, optimising management and as a result maximising financial return.
Candy Brick is a property developer company currently building luscious villas in Croatia with a strategic investment and full rental management service.
Who do we work with?


Meet the people that are making it happen


David Ruscelli
Investor in real estate and trader. IT specialist with 12 years experience as a programmer and system integrator. Leader of the largest Italian community focused on long term, solid and high value investments (with over 10,000 members). Co-creator of the PEM® financial plan. Active supporter of a school construction project in Chrey village (Cambodia).
Mauro D’Urbano
President and Co-founder
Investor in real estate and trader. Leader of the largest Italian community focused on long term, solid and high value investments (with over 10,000 members). Co-creator of the PEM® financial plan. Active supporter of a school construction project in Chrey village (Cambodia).
Luca Carta
Vice President
Digital and real estate entrepreneur. Luca has had 2 successful exits worth over €1m for his digital businesses and is also involved in the construction of apartments and villas value up to €5m. He has been the commercial director of an automotive multinational for 5 years, increasing revenues by €500m and gross profit to 50%.
Marta Stone
Chief Operating Office and Co-founder
Co-owner and director of companies in Croatia, Romania and the UK, focused on real estate investing and trading. Marta has overseen the complete planning and development of the Candy Brick project in Matelići. She is fluent in English, Polish and Italian.
Paul Pietrangelo
Chief Financial Officer
Entrepreneur and fundraiser. He has helped start 3 companies, growing one to over 60 staff in 4 years. In addition, he has raised over €20m for other highly innovative SMEs and overseen their effective use of these funds.
Margareta Kocijančić
Investment Manager
Margareta is a certified real estate agent with over 10 years experience in the industry. Famous for selling the most expensive house per square metre in Istria. Born and raised in Pula, she has an unsurpassable knowledge of Istria. Margareta is fluent in English, Italian, German and Croatian.
Nicole Di Nardo
Communications Manager
Nicole is a Brazilian graduate designer from the University of South Wales. Being involved with design since she was a kid, she followed her passion and is extending her skills through marketing and communication.
Blanka Šverko
Property Manager
Blanka is a well organised, fast, and enthusiastic administrative officer. She can speak Croatian, English, German and Italian, and has worked in administration and tourism for over 10 years. Blanka has a lot of energy and manages to oversee the entire administration of Candy Brick whilst also looking after her child.
Tajana Šebek
Administrative Officer
Tajana is a vivid and communicative administrative officer who speaks fluently English, Italian and Croatian. Beyond making sure Candy Brick is running like clockwork, she also sings in a mixed vocal band.
Stefano Barbato
Project Director
Arch. Stefano is the director of Studio Barbato, a highly reputable architectural firm that has been designing and developing proejcts for over 30 years. Stefano is specialised in large residential buildings, restructuring civic centres, private villas, and urban renewal programmes. He has developed over 15 multistorey buildings creating a total of 400 residences, over 50 private residences, a commercial centre, and industrial buildings.
Studio Barbato
Marko Kuftić
Project Manager
A highly motivated and respected project manager with over 10 years experience in the building sector. He has overseen the construction of 15 villas from conception to conclusion. Marko always manages to make sure projects are delivered in time and within budget due to his strong technical background and natural problem solving approach.
Mauro Duerre
Mauro is a director of Duerre Tecno Service, an impressive Italian construction company that specialises in delivering turnkey properties. Mauro has a lifetime’s worth experience in construction. His superior knowledge allows him to manage the complex construction process in a organised and efficient manner.
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