Warehouse and logistic space

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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

Olivier Téran - Allianz Real Estate

Allianz Real Estate

Munich-headquartered student housing specialist International Campus AG has launched €1bn student housing fund with €600m in cornerstone capital already raised from insurer Allianz and another European investor, represented by CBRE Global... more

13 Jan 2017 10:00 Investment

Student living

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Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and global student accommodation specialists GSA earlier this month announced a partnership to capitalise on growth opportunities in the German student accommodation market. more

14 Nov 2016 10:00 Markets

Commerzbank AG

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Samsung SRA Asset Management, a consortium of financial divisions of South Korea's Samsung Group, was named last week as the preferred bidder to take over Germany's Commerzbank's headquarters in Frankfurt, the tallest office building in Europe. more

26 Aug 2016 10:00 Investment


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Germany's first and original REIT, the Hamburg-based alstria Office REIT AG, has placed its first 'Schuldscheindarlehen', or unsecured promissory note with a total volume of €150m. This is the first time that a listed German real estate company... more

20 May 2016 10:00 Companies

Bodo Hollung - Realogis

Bodo Hollung

The Munich-base logistics investor and fund manager Realogis Real Estate GmbH says the yield compression in the market for German logistics properties since the beginning of 2014 has now bottomed out, with gross yields of 6% still widely achievable. more

26 Oct 2015 10:00 Markets 1 Comments

Autobahn Tank & Rast

Autobahn Tank & Rast GmbH

The German autobahn service area chain Tank & Rast, which is jointly owned by British private equity group Terra Firma and Germany’s RREEF Infrastructure Funds, is now officially up for sale for a reported €3.5bn. However, contrary to what we... more

25 Jun 2015 10:00 Investment

Global real estate

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INREV has overhauled its industry guidelines for European non-listed real estate funds as it pushes for the creation of a global reporting standard. The European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles launched the new... more

12 May 2014 10:00 Markets