Jan Dirk Poppinga - CBRE

CB Richard Ellis

Logistics and industrial properties are expected to retain their charm for both domestic and foreign investors, with the latter group investing around €1.65bn more on balance in 2018, according to JLL. Read more


Kruno Crepulja - Instone

Instone Real Estate Group B.V.

German listed residential developer Instone Real Estate has signed to secure three further development projects in Germany, bringing its current pipeline of projects to about €4.5bn. Read more


Thomas Landschreiber - Corestate Capital


Luxembourg-headquartered and German-listed CORESTATE Capital has been entering new business segments on what seems like an almost quarterly basis for so long now that we shouldn’t be surprised to hear about the group’s latest thrust into... Read more



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Austrian listed property group Immofinanz bolstered its finances earlier this month when it placed €500m of fixed rate senior unsecured notes with a four year maturity and a 2.65% coupon. The net proceeds of the note issue will be used for the refina Read more


Commercial real estate

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Last year marked a record year for German real estate, with around €77.3bn invested in real estate, of which €60.1bn was invested in the commercial real estate market, an increase of 6% y-on-y, according to CBRE. Read more


Saul Goldstein - Activum SG

Activum SG Capital

European turnaround specialist ActivumSG Capital Management has bought WirtschaftsHaus, a major German developer of senior housing, to lead the sector in Germany with a €1.2bn pipeline of properties. No price details of the deal were given. Read more



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The year has kicked off with a change of mood, according to German lender, Deutsche Hypo - and with a healthy dash of scepticism to boot. Read more


Christian Schulz-Wulkow - EY

Ernst & Young GmbH

Despite higher prices and a restricted supply, turnover on the German commercial property market reached €78bn in 2018, about 7% more than in 2017. But the high point in the cycle has been reached, according to the latest survey... Read more


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