Georg Fichtinger - CBRE


Last year was a record year for real estate investment in Austria, with office deals dominating the market, according to property advisers CBRE. There were €4.8bn of deals in the country last year, comfortably outstripping the €3.9bn of deals... more

26 Feb 2018 10:00 Markets

Willi Weis - JLL Germany

JLL Germany

London-based investment management firm Rasmala plc is on a drive to channel around $750m (€608m) into German offices and logistics over the next 24 months, its head of real estate, Naseer Aka, told REFIRE this month. more

16 Feb 2018 10:00 Investment

Stuart Reid - Rockspring

Florian Glock - REFIRE

Investment manager TH Real Estate has acquired the ‘United’ portfolio comprising five retail parks for its €500m Aldomus mandate for an undisclosed sum. more

3 Jan 2018 10:00 Investment

Hotel Holiday Inn Munich City Center


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

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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


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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


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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

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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


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


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

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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

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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


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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


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


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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

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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


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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