Sara Seddon Kilbinger


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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

Aug 11, 2017 10:00 AM 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

Aug 10, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Dr. Thomas Beyerle

Dr. Thomas Beyerle

Sustainable real estate funds are on the rise, according to Catella’s latest market tracker ‘Sustainable funds in the real estate industry – a look at Europe’, published this month. more

Aug 7, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Christoph Donner - Allianz


Allianz Real Estate has formed a joint venture with US REIT Columbia Property Trust to acquire Class A offices in the US. more

Aug 3, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Berlin Summer

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Office rents in Berlin now outstrip those in Munich, according to research published this month by German network of property service providers, German Property Partners (GPP). more

Jul 31, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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Pan-European fund manager Internos Global Investors has raised €133m for its second hotel fund, Hotel Fund II. In the first closing, it raised equity from seven German institutional investors all of whom, bar one, had invested in the group’s first... more

Jul 27, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Zeil Frankfurt


Frankfurt’s Zeil is the most popular shopping location in Germany, with a whopping 14,875 visitors an hour between Hauptwache and Konstablerwache, according to JLL. more

Jul 26, 2017 2:00 PM Markets

Real Estate Study

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Germany’s real estate sector will be the ‘anchor of stability’ for Europe, according to a new study published this month. more

Jul 26, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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Germany’s real estate crowdfunding market is expected to triple in size this year, now that the government has decided not to abolish it, according to those who track the market. more

Jul 25, 2017 12:15 PM Markets

Shopping Centre

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Investors are turning their eye to food retail in Germany, due to constant increases in turnover, according to a new study by BulwienGesa. more

Jul 13, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Student living

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Student housing deals are expected to break through the €1b barrier for the first time this year, according to Savills’ report ‘Spotlight: Student housing Germany’, published this month (June). more

Jul 10, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Dr. Tim Schomberg

Dr. Tim Schomberg

Catella Real Estate has launched an open-ended sustainable private real estate fund together in conjunction with the Bank im Bistum Essen (BIB) and the Bank für Kirche und Diakonie (KD-Bank). more

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Germany - Transparency, Logistics

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Germany’s logistics sector is edging close to last year’s take-up record, according to JLL’s German Supply Chain Activity Index, which was published this month. The index rose by 1.1% in the first quarter to 110.5, following an expansion of 1.2%... more

Jul 6, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Hotel Sector

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

Jul 5, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Office development

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The office development site at Berlin-Brandenburg airport should be able to withstand a crisis due to its heterogeneous nature and prices, according to a study published this month by Bulwien Gesa. more

Jul 4, 2017 10:56 AM Markets


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European fund manager AEW Europe has launched its first dedicated German office fund, it announced on 22 June. The group raised €118m from a number of unnamed institutional investors in the first close for the City Office Germany fund. AEW Europe... more

Jul 3, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Landflucht - Rural exodus

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An increasing imbalance between supply and demand in German rural communities is decimating the market, causing a dramatic fall in prices, according to new research from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) and the German Institute for... more

Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Sven Carstensen - Bulwiengesa AG

Bulwiengesa AG

Secondary office markets in Germany offer less volatility and lower risk than their ‘A’ city counterparts, according to a study published this month by DEMIRE and market researcher BulwienGesa. more

Jun 29, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Nigel Almond - DTZ


Germany is the second most popular lending market in Europe, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s fifth survey of major lenders across Europe, which was published this month (June). more

Jun 28, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Alexander Eggert - Warburg-HIH

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Hamburg-based real estate investment manager Warburg-HIH has launched a new German retail fund, which it intends to grow to €450m, Alexander Eggert, managing director product, business and fund management at Warburg-HIH, told REFIRE earlier this... more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM Companies