Global real estate

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In a transaction worth €376m, Frankfurt-based DIC Asset has signed a sales agreement to sell its entire 14% stake in Berlin listed peer TLG Immobilien to Ouram Holding and wealth manager Bedrock Group. Read more


Potsdamer Platz - Berlin

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French private equity group Ardian has bought an office in the centre of Berlin for its Real Estate Europe Fund from a fund managed by JP Morgan Asset Management. Read more


Kaufhof - Frankfurt

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The Frankfurt-based private equity group Arminius has bought retail group Metro AG’s headquarters just east of Düsseldorf for German institutional investors. The seller of the campus property, which is situated in the urban district of... Read more


Real estate

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Germany is already in the grips of a real estate bubble, according to more than half of the 320 real estate experts surveyed for Berlin Hyp’s Trendbarometer this month. Read more



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German lenders are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the German market, as the German Real Estate Finance Index (DIFI), compiled by JLL and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), falls to its lowest level in two years. Read more



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Singapore-based CapitaLand International - the wholly-owned international business unit of one of Asia’s largest real estate firms, CapitaLand Group – is on a drive to boost its exposure to German gateway cities next year... Read more


Big Seven 7 Germany

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Demand for real estate in Germany is expected to be buoyant next year, despite a sharp uptick in prices. As the investment landscape continues to shift, some of Europe’s biggest players tell REFIRE what they are betting on in Germany next year – and Read more


Berlin at night

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Office rents on the outskirts of Berlin will soar by ‘significantly more than 50% in the next five years’ as rapidly rising rents and lack of availability in the city centre force firms to move further out, Rainer Schorr... Read more


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