Sara Seddon Kilbinger

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

Oct 20, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Dr. Martin Leinemann - Arbireo Capital

Arbireo Capital AG

German investment manager Arbireo Capital has acquired a portfolio of seven supermarkets from family-run retail developer Ratisbona Handelsimmobilien Gruppe for its open-ended spezialfonds, ‘Arbireo Spezial-AIF Lebensmittel-Einzelhandel’, for €22m. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:00 AM Investment


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The cost of student housing has soared in Germany, thereby putting a real dampner on the market, according to a recent study by Potsdam-based Moses Mendelssohn Institut (MMI) on behalf of developer GBI. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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UK-based real estate advisory firm and fund manager PMM Partners, which advises UK listed investment group Phoenix Spree Deutschland, is looking to expand its offerings in Berlin, its founder Mike Hilton told REFIRE yesterday. more

Oct 17, 2017 12:00 AM Companies

Aareal Bank

Aareal Bank AG

Fresh from the launch of its second US dollar Pfandbrief, Aareal Bank is eyeing further lending opportunities in the US, Alexander Kirsch, Director, Treasury - Capital Markets, at Aareal Bank, told REFIRE. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Volker Ottenströer - Wüest Partner Deutschland

Wüest Partner Deutschland

Many Northern German B cities are offering a better risk-return profile than their more established counterpart, Hamburg, due to stellar growth in both capital values and rents, according to a study published this month by Wüest Partner Deutschland. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Peter Finkbeiner - TLG


Listed German property group TLG Immobilien’s voluntary public takeover of its rival WCM Beteiligungs- und Grundbesitz-Aktiengesellschaft is a go, with 77.75% of shareholders accepting the takeover offer by the end of the acceptance period of 5... more

Oct 6, 2017 10:00 AM Companies


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German listed residential property owner Deutsche Wohnen has announced plans to issue €800m of convertible bonds. more

Oct 3, 2017 10:00 AM 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

Sep 27, 2017 12:00 PM Investment

Curth-C. Flatow - FAP

Florian Glock - REFIRE Ltd.

Berlin-based consultancy Flatow Advisory Partners (FAP) is to launch its first real estate mezzanine debt fund, the group’s founder, Curth Flatow, told REFIRE this month. more

Sep 27, 2017 11:00 AM Companies


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Germany’s much-maligned Mietpreisbremse, or rental price brake law, is unlikely to survive Germany’s still to be determined new coalition government in its present form, real estate experts have told REFIRE, in light of the tumultuous federal... more

Sep 27, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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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

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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Rising rents in German cities, coupled with an overbuild in rural areas could put the brakes on the residential market, the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) warned this month. more

Sep 14, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

The German fund industry recorded net inflows of €79.1b in the first six months of 2017, marking the second highest result for a half-year ever recorded, according to the BVI. more

Sep 7, 2017 10:00 AM Investment


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Frankfurt is one of the cities in pole position to benefit from the Brexit as more and more companies seek to move staff out of the UK. more

Sep 4, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Ralf Kemper - JLL


JLL’s Victor Prime Office Index flattened out in the second quarter, rising by just 0.2% to 169.7 points, according to data released this month by JLL. more

Aug 30, 2017 8:00 AM 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

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