Decision making

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Tediously slow decision making and an unwillingness to innovate are the top peeves in the real estate industry when dealing with clients, according to Bell Management Consultants first ‘PropTech-Report 2017’ published this month. more

Apr 28, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Iryna Pylypchuk


Selective investments in Tier II office markets in Germany could be the way forward, given how tightly priced the ‘Big 7’ cities have become, according to Iryna Pylypchuk’s report ‘German Offices – What now?’ published by Fidelity International... more

Apr 27, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Andreas Pohl - Deutsche Hypo

Deutsche Hypothekenbank

There has been a slight uptick in the Deutsche-Hypo-Index, which is ‘as stable as possible’ going into the second quarter of 2017 at 132.5 points, the German lender announced earlier this month (April). more

Apr 26, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Martin Thiel - TAG Immobilien AG

TAG Immobilien AG

German residential investor TAG Immobilien is on track to acquire almost 4,500 units this year, according to the group’s CFO, Martin Thiel. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

'Barrier-free' apartment

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Germany is lacking 1.6m ‘barrier-free’ apartments for the aged or infirm, according to the latest study by German developer Terragon and the DStGB, which was published on 6 April. more

Apr 24, 2017 12:00 PM Markets

Charles Kingston - REFIRE


The latest MIPIM in Cannes was, by almost universal consent, one of the most easygoing in recent years, at least for German participants. The uninterrupted sunshine, the positive mood in the halls, the varied and frequently lively programme of... more

Apr 24, 2017 10:00 AM Opinion


J. M. Dodds

Increasing uncertainty in global markets mixed with creeping pessimism is putting the brakes on the lending market in Germany. more

Apr 21, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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The German ruling coalition of the CDU and SPD political parties are close to reaching a compromise regarding credit directives, or 'Kreditrichtlinie’, designed to stop Germany’s property market from overheating, according to several people who... more

Apr 20, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Purse - Geldbörse

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After a sluggish start to the year, German lenders are starting to loosen their purse strings again. more

Apr 19, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Hotels and hospitality groups

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Hotel rates per night in key German cities are on the up, due to the increasing popularity of the German market, according to Heidi Schmidtke, executive vice president and head of advisory at JLL Hotel & Hospitality Group in Germany. more

Apr 18, 2017 10:00 AM Markets