RSS

CBRE

Hotel Holiday Inn Munich City Center

IHG

Denmark’s largest pension fund ATP and an unnamed Dutch institutional investor represented by CBRE GIP have acquired the Hotel Holiday Inn Munich City Center for €187.5m from Invesco Real Estate. more

20 Oct 2017 10:00 Investment

Hotel room - Motel One

Motel One GmbH

Invesco Real Estate plans on growing its newly-established European Hotel Fund, to a €1b plus fund within the next 18 to 24 months, Marc Socker, managing director, hotel fund management at Invesco Real Estate, told REFIRE this month. more

27 Sep 2017 12:00 Investment

Lending Market

Andrey Popov - Fotolia.com

Germany’s lending market appears to be losing its mojo, according to a raft of data published over the summer. more

19 Sep 2017 10:00 Markets

Investment

© styleuneed - Fotolia.com

Germany could be headed for a bumper year with up €100b in deals, according to Fabian Klein, head of investment Germany at CBRE in Frankfurt. ‘We’re expecting a record year in Germany this year, with at least €50b of deals. If enough supply comes... more

11 Aug 2017 10:00 Markets

Hotel

© Robert Kneschke - Fotolia.com

The market value of investable hotels in Germany increased by 8.3% last year to €51b, according to research published this month by fund manager Union Investment and consultancy Bulwiengesa. more

10 Aug 2017 10:00 Markets

Hotel Sector

© Win Nondakowit - Fotolia.com

Germany has overtaken the UK to become the biggest hotel market in Europe, according to CBRE. more

5 Jul 2017 10:00 Markets

Dirk Richolt - CBRE

CBRE

Real estate investors need to wake up to the benefits of hedging, according to Dirk Richolt, head of real estate finance at CBRE in Frankfurt, in a recent discussion with REFIRE. more

12 May 2017 10:00 Markets

Charles Kingston - REFIRE

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

24 Apr 2017 10:00 Opinion

Purse - Geldbörse

© Eisenhans - Fotolia.com

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

19 Apr 2017 10:00 Markets

Nursing Home

© Kzenon - Fotolia.com

Investment in German nursing homes has hit a record high, with around €3 bn in deals recorded last year, according to CBRE. more

13 Apr 2017 10:00 Markets

Coca Cola Deutschland

Axel Mauruszat

Rockspring Property Investment Managers has acquired the Coca Cola headquarters in Berlin for its PanEuropean fund from Deka Fonds for just over €59m. The 100,000 sqm building has a Gold LEED certification and is located directly on the River... more

7 Apr 2017 10:00 Investment

Management

© phongphan5922 - Fotolia.com

Private equity real estate firm Blackstone and pan-European investor and asset manager M7 Real Estate are buying a portfolio of Dutch and German mainly logistics assets from listed UK property REIT Hansteen Holdings for €1.28bn. The portfolio... more

27 Mar 2017 10:00 Investment

Sabine Keulertz - JLL

JLL

Demand for German shopping centres was so high in 2016 that yields have fallen to a record low of 4%, and a new study by JLL sees this falling to 3.9% by the end of 2017, against the background of continued low interest rates. Yields of 4% are... more

13 Mar 2017 10:00 Markets

Hotel

© Robert Kneschke - Fotolia.com

The German hotel investment market had a record year in 2016 at a volume of nearly €5.2bn, helped by a record fourth quarter which saw more than €2bn in volume across 60 transactions, as well a several larger portfolio deals. This was against a... more

8 Mar 2017 10:00 Markets

Einar Skjerven - Skjerven Group

Skjerven Group

German investor and asset manager Skjerven Group has launched a new investment programme for institutional investors with a target volume of €150m. The equity base for the programme is being funded by third-party institutional investors, while... more

7 Mar 2017 10:00 Investment

Real Estate - Office

© Renáta Sedmáková - Fotolia.com

Despite a fall in investment activity in Germany in 2016, 2017 will not see the start of a stamped to the exit by investors, says a report on the German real estate market earlier this month by Caüpital Economics. While record low yields may... more

20 Feb 2017 10:00 Markets

Hotel

© Robert Kneschke - Fotolia.com

The German hotel investment market booked a record year for transactions, with volume rising from €4.9bn to nearly €5.2bn in 2016, according to figures (more or less similar, depending on methodology) from BNP Paribas Real Estate, CBRE, Colliers... more

16 Feb 2017 10:00 Markets

Warehouse and logistic space

© maxoidos - Fotolia.com

Transaction volume on the German logistics and industrial property market hit a record €4.72bn in 2016, a rise of €620m over 2015, according to JLL. Figures from BNP Paribas Real Estate came in slightly lower, at €4.44bn, while other brokers had... more

14 Feb 2017 10:00 Markets

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

11 Jan 2017 10:00 Markets

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

3 Jan 2017 12:00 Investment