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In popular German cities, rents are eating up the salaries of workers who live there. But for workers looking for the best salary-rent ratios, there are some surprising opportunities out there. more


Zeil Frankfurt


Property adviser JLL's annual survey of Germany's most frequented shopping streets has confirmed that Frankfurt's Zeil has defended its position as the liveliest shopping street in the country. In second and third place come Munich... more



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The Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe (ÄVWL), one of Germany's largest medical occupational pension funds, has partnered with US private investor Hines to buy the Hamburg site where Japanese optical technology manufacturer Olympus... more



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Consultancy firm PwC Austria is teaming up with the Silverton Group and 720° Restructuring & Advisory to set up a long-term co-operative loan servicing platform enabling international investors and banks to outsource their non-performing loan... more



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Germany’s residential market is becoming increasingly differentiated as interest in the sector heats up, Dr. Konstantin Kortmann, head of residential investment at JLL Germany, told REFIRE. more


Kaufhof - Frankfurt

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Canada's Hudson's Bay Co. was reported this week to again be in discussions with Austrian property and retail group Signa Holding GmbH about a joint venture with its German retail group Kaufhof... more


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Allianz Real Estate

Germany's Allianz Real Estate has teamed up with Greystar Real Estate Partners and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s (PSP Investments) UK student housing partnership to develop the student accomodation platform Chapter. more



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Belgian listed healthcare REIT Aedifica has significantly extended its co-operation with Germany's Specht-Gruppe, agreed upon last August, by committing to new construction of senior living accomodation on eight sites in Germany... more


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