LaSalle Investment Management

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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


Metro Group

Listed German commercial property investor Hamborner REIT boosted its 2016 income and earnings and saw its portfolio value push the €1bn mark for the first time. On the strength of its results, it is promising shareholders an increased dividend... more

1 Mar 2017 10:00 Companies


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Munich and Stuttgart are riding high in the European Regional Economic Growth Index (E-REGI) from LaSalle. Munich has moved up from 7th to 4th place, and Stuttgart is still number 9, while Berlin... more

21 Nov 2016 10:00 Markets

Germany - Transparency, Logistics

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Transparency and research remain the key elements for institutional investors allocating resources to real estate markets, with 75% of all global property investment being made in the top 10 most transparent countries, the latest research confirms. more

22 Jul 2016 14:00 Markets

Outlet Center

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The Munich-based Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), Germany's largest pension scheme group, has been powering ahead with its 'high street retail' strategy over the past year, and has now bought its first German outlet centre, through its mandate... more

1 Jun 2016 10:00 Investment

Deutschland Frankreich

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France's €26bn civil service pension fund ERAFP, has made its first venture into German real estate by buying a 12,500 sqm office property and adjoining 400-space parking house in Munich. more

6 May 2016 14:38 Markets

Economic growth

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The Munich-based pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), which is among the biggest German investors in global real estate, struck a cautious note at the recent MIPIM, suggesting that markets must be close to their cyclical peak. more

8 Apr 2016 10:00 Markets


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The annual European Regional Economic Growth Index 2013 from LaSalle Investment Management (more widely known as the E-REGI) threw up some interesting anomalies this year. The survey traditionally compiles an index based on the cities and regions... more

25 Oct 2013 10:00 Markets

Bayrische Versorgungskammer

Bayrische Versorgungskammer

Bayerische Ärzteversorgung (BÄV), the Bavarian doctors pension fund which is part of the giant German pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), has awarded a €500m global real estate mandate to LaSalle Investment Management in a bid to... more

17 Sep 2013 10:00 Investment

CBRE Global Investors made its first German acquisition for one of its funds when it teamed up with pension fund the Teachers Retirement System of Texas (TRS) earlier this month to buy the prominent Leine Centre outside Hanover for €117m. more

17 Apr 2013 09:00 Investment

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