Andreas Schulten

Andreas Schulten - BulwienGesa


Germany’s Top 30 ‘Champions Regions’ offer a more attractive risk/return profile than the country’s ‘Big 7’ office markets, according to a study published this month by German investment manager Accom. more

11 Jan 2018 10:00 Markets

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Sentiment among German lenders has reached an annual high, in a sign that lenders are moving towards 2018 in a positive mood, according to the latest BF.Quarterly Barometer published this month. more

27 Nov 2017 10:00 Markets


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Germany’s much-maligned Mietpreisbremse, or rental price brake law, is unlikely to survive Germany’s still to be determined new coalition government in its present form, real estate experts have told REFIRE, in light of the tumultuous federal... more

27 Sep 2017 10:00 Markets

Big Seven 7 Germany

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Market research group BulwienGesa's authoritative annual survey of the German project development industry shows the first significant rise of commercial office developments – either planned or already under construction – in Germany's Big 7... more

9 Jun 2017 12:15 Markets

Andreas Schulten - BulwienGesa


Whatever about the shortage of quality office buildings in German cities to meet investors's needs, it's now becoming increasingly difficult for companies, enterprises and even start-ups to find suitable accomodation in the biggest cities... more

17 May 2017 10:00 Markets

Potsdamer Platz - Berlin

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There is likely to be little let-up in the demand for office space in Berlin over the next three years as the number of office employees is set to surge over the period, according to a new report on the sector in the capital. more

30 Sep 2016 10:00 Markets


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In the May issue of REFIRE we carried an article about the status of real estate project developments in Germany, and looked at some reasons why the project development market in Germany's top 7 cities appears to be collectively stagnating, at... more

14 Jul 2016 10:00 Markets

Andreas Schulten - BulwienGesa


Planning permission was granted in January and February for 54,000 residential units in Germany, a rise of 33% on the previous year and probably a new record on a monthly basis, according to the country's Federal Office of Statistics. more

6 Jun 2016 10:00 Markets

Andreas Pohl - Deutsche Hypo

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The Deutsche Hypo Index, which reflects sentiment in the German real estate industry, has fallen back of late – most recently by 3.7% in April – due to lack of availability of suitable investment objects and nervousness among participants about... more

25 May 2016 10:00 Markets

Real Estate Finance Day 2015

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The second Real Estate Finance Day, organised by the Frankfurt School Verlag and Targa Communications took place again last year in November, and now looks to have established itself as a firm fixture on the German real estate calendar. more

22 Jan 2016 10:00 Markets

Frankfurt am Main

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Investment in project developments planned between 2012-2019 in the top seven German cities has grown by 12% from last year to €112bn buoyed by rising rents, prices and larger space volumes, says Berlin-based research firm bulwiengesa. more

6 Jul 2015 10:00 Markets

Commercial Real Estate

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Investment transaction volumes in the German multi-let commercial property segment jumped 75% to €1.6bn in 2014 on a year-on-year basis, according to specialist real estate research consultancy BulwienGesa. The consultants presented the second... more

31 Mar 2015 11:39 Markets

Doppelhaus - semi-detached housing

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German property prices across all categories rose 4% overall last year, the steepest gain since 2005 and touching a 20-year high, says Berlin-based research firm BulwienGesa. The price growth is expected to continue this year, although residential... more

20 Feb 2015 10:00 Markets

A key topic at gatherings of real estate players all around Germany these days is the question of alternative financing for real estate investment, i.e. who or what will replace the traditional source of funding, as the banks withdraw from... more

20 Mar 2013 09:00 German Miscellany