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Construction site

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It was a bumper first quarter for Germany’s construction sector, marking the strongest first quarter for construction housing sales in 20 years, according to Germany’s construction sector association... more

Markets

Aareal Bank in Wiesbaden

Aareal Bank AG

Real estate lending volumes are likely to fall further in Germany this year, according to Anke Herz, team leader, Debt Advisory JLL Germany. more

Companies

Iris Schöberl - BMO

BMO Real Estate Partners

BMO Real Estate Partners, a unit of Canada’s BMO Financial Group’s Global Asset Management business has launched its second fund in its Best Value Europe series, Best Value Europe II (BVE II) following seed commitments from repeat investors. more

Companies

Investment - Buyer

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Sentiment among international commercial property towards high-risk real estate investment strategies has dramatically fallen over the past 12 months, according to online investment platform BrickVest’s latest commercial property investment barometer more

Investment

EPRA 2015 - Berlin

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It's now more than ten years since the German real estate industry was in a collective tizzy about the new forthcoming REITS legislation. more

Markets

Residential Property Germany

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German listed real estate investor Consus has expanded its development pipeline by securing deals for five new individual projects in Germany for a total expected sales volume of around €750m. more

Investment

Gifford West

REFIRE - Florian Glock

Gifford West, Managing Director of Boston-based loan sale advisor DebtX, alerted us to an upcoming sale of a $100m (€81m) commercial real estate portfolio for a major bank in the Ukraine. more

Markets

Banks in Frankfurt Skyline

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At a recent NPL industry event, a banker credited with completing some of the largest European NPL sales observed: “The Irish and UK banks were distressed sellers. Now their banks are on the path to recovery. The Italian banks refused... more

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