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Rising rents in German cities, coupled with an overbuild in rural areas could put the brakes on the residential market, the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) warned this month. more

Sep 14, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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German asset manager KanAm Grund has launched a real estate fund, the "Fokus Süddeutschland Fonds", to invest in southern Germany and hopes to raise €500m from institutional investors. KanAm said it had already bought an in asset Frankfurt am Main... more

Sep 13, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Logistik Germany

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German real estate lending volumes were a mixed bag in the 1H of 2017, in a sign that the market is becoming increasingly difficult to call. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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Insurgencies often end up betraying the ideals that motivated them. Brexit seems no different. In no time, it has shed its intellectually most powerful motive: the full restoration of sovereignty to the House of Commons. more

Sep 11, 2017 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Dr. Reinhard Kutscher - Union Investment

Union Asset Management Holding AG

Hamburg-based fund manager Union Investment has raised €620m in its first subscription phase for Germany’s biggest-ever open-ended real estate fund, suggesting that the fund is poised for further growth. more

Sep 11, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Andreas Ibel - BFW


Residential building permits issued in Germany fell by 7.3% in the first six months, in a sign that the construction sector is heading for a slowdown in the second half of 2017. more

Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

The German fund industry recorded net inflows of €79.1b in the first six months of 2017, marking the second highest result for a half-year ever recorded, according to the BVI. more

Sep 7, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Manfred Binsfeld - Scope Ratings AG

Scope Ratings AG

The highest increases in European office rents over the next five years can be expected in Berlin, according to research group Scope. The Berlin-based Scope is incorporating the research traditionally done in this area by Feri Euro Rating, which... more

Sep 6, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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