Anthony Myers - Blackstone

The Blackstone Group L.P.

Blackstone has raised €7.8b for its fifth European opportunistic real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe V (BREP Europe V), making it the largest ever dedicated European fund, it announced earlier this month. more

Jun 27, 2017 10:00 AM Investment



The developer behind Frankfurt’s luxury living tower, Onyx, has filed for insolvency in Frankfurt this month. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Peter Finkbeiner - TLG


Listed German property group TLG Immobilien is to take over its rival WCM, it announced earlier this month. more

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Jörn Stobbe - Union Investment Real Estate

Union Asset Management Holding AG

The young company, which develops smart solutions in the field of environmental services, beat off stiff competition from 200 applicants in 46 countries. The prize was awarded by Union Investment and the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC)... more

Jun 22, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

German housing construction

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German is still suffering from a lack of new housing, despite the completion of 277,700 apartments last year, according to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office (Bundesamt). more

Jun 21, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Alexander Tannenbaum - Universal-Investment

Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH

The German real estate market has become expensive for institutional investors, according to the fourth annual survey by Frankfurt-based investment company Universal-Investment. Despite Germany’s reputation as a safe haven, 37% of respondents said... more

Jun 20, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Andreas Pohl - Deutsche Hypo

Deutsche Hypothekenbank

France’s general election earlier this month, in which centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen to become France’s youngest ever president, has had a positive impact on the Deutsche-Hypo-Index this month, according to Deutsche Hypo’s... more

Jun 19, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Andreas Segal - Deutsche Wohnen AG

Deutsche Wohnen

Listed German-Austrian full-service housing provider BUWOG will next week conclude a cash capital increase by offering a total of up to 12.5 million Buwog shares with a subscription ratio of 1:8. more

Jun 16, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Shopping Centre

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A new report from property advisers Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) shows that 36,000 sqm of new shopping centre space will be completed in Germany this year, with another 67,700 sqm to be added in 2018. Nonetheless, German retail rents are expected to... more

Jun 15, 2017 3:39 PM Markets


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German logistics take-up has continued where it left off last year, rising nearly 2% in this year's first quarter to 1.5 million sqm, a new record for any first quarter, according to BNP PRE. Early figures reaching REFIRE show a real estate... more

Jun 14, 2017 10:00 AM Markets