German residential

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The Stuttgart-based Landesbank LBBW has launched its own real estate fund management business, and set up subsidiary LBBW Immobilien Investment Management GmbH (LIIM) to steer the new venture aimed at German semi-professional... more


Angela Merkel


After 18 years as chairwoman of the conservative Christian Democratic Union and 13 years as German chancellor, Angela Merkel surprised the public and her own party colleagues by announcing her intention to withdraw from politics. It is somewhat... more

Guest Columns

Joint Venture

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British online estate agent Purplebricks is making its first foray into the German market, teaming up with media giant Axel Springer to buy a stake in the country’s market leader, Homeday. more


Henri Vuong - INREV


While many lending banks have returned to financing attractive real estate propositions despite claims they were permanently on the retreat, the 2018 INREV Debt Funds Universe report reveals the continuing strength of real estate debt funds... more



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New figures published by broker network GPP German Property Partners show that the available office space in Germany’s Top 7 cities fell a further 5% at the end of Q3 compared to a year ago to 2.76 million sqm. more


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Florian Glock

The need for care homes in Germany is set to rocket in two years’ time as ‘baby boomers’ gear up for retirement, according to real estate consultancy Wüest Partner Deutschland’s ‘Care Home Atlas 2018’, published this month. more


Angela Merkel

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German politics has been dominated by two parties since the end of the war – the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats. Yet, recent election results in the southern state of Bavaria and in the central region of Hesse are evidence that they... more

Guest Columns

Thomas Landschreiber - Corestate Capital


Co-living is becoming one of the most sought-after asset classes in Germany as investors tap into popular demand for high-tech accommodation in some of the country’s most burgeoning cities. more


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