Reiner Braun - Empirica

Reiner Braun

That there is any vacancy left at all in Germany's urban residential housing markets may still come as a surprise given the relentless news stream about housing shortages, rising rents and housing prices across Germany. And it is indeed true that... more

Jan 11, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Big Seven 7 Germany

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Investors should intensify their search for urban commercial buildings outside the traditional hunting grounds of the biggest metropolitan areas in Germany, suggests the latest issue of the "German High Street Index" from Savills Investment... more

Jan 10, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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It has long been a thorn in the side of Germany's sixteen individual state ministers of finance that clever corporations are able to voice the Grunderwerbsteuer, or land transfer tax, when buying property. Individuals are unable to avoid being... more

Jan 9, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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The DAX-listed German residential property investor and manager Vonovia SE has succeeded in gaining the minimum acceptance threshold of 50% plus one share in its takeover offer for listed Austrian group Conwert Immobilien. Official notification of... more

Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Frank Pörschke - JLL


Property adviser JLL in Germany has taken over Berlin-headquartered Zabel Property, a broker group best known for selling high-end residential in cities such as Berlin (mainly) and Frankfurt to high net worth domestic and international buyers. more

Jan 5, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Andrew Coombs - Sirius Real Estate

Sirius Real Estate plc

The AIM-listed Sirius Real Estate, which focuses on German business parks for light industrial properties, posted further solid figures for the first half, and sweetened its appeal to investors by increasing the interim dividend. FFO and dividend... more

Jan 4, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Marjorie Brabet-Friel - Sistema Capital Partners

Sistema Capital Partners

The listed Luxembourg-based Corestate Capital had also made sizeable further investments before announcing its takeover of fund manager Hannover Leasing in the week before Christmas. It also said it had established its own facility management... more

Jan 3, 2017 12:00 PM Investment

German housing construction

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Figures released by Germany's Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) show that turnover in the building industry in August rose nominally by 12.4% to €6.6bn compared to last year. The last time there was a higher figure for August was 1999, when it... more

Jan 3, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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