Andrew Coombs - Sirius Real Estate

Sirius Real Estate plc

Sirius Real Estate, which operates branded business parks and flexible workspaces throughout Germany, posted a solid 43% rise in first-half profit after boosting rental income and booking revaluations on its assets. The company broke... more


Retail Centre

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The Hamburg-based Redos Group’s second institutional fund, which targets German retail assets, has bought the Olymp portfolio with eleven retail parks and hybrid centres from TH Real Estate for a Spezialfonds which it set up with fund manager... more


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Florian Glock - REFIRE Ltd.

Alternative asset fund managers are expecting to see a seismic shift over the next five years in terms of where they source their capital from, thereby forcing traditional lenders to up their game to entice sophisticated investors. more



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A South Korean consortium made up of IGIS Asset Management and Hana Financial Investment has bought the Trianon skyscraper in Germany for €670m from NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. It is the biggest deal in Germany this year. more


Andre Schmöller

Domicil Real Estate GmbH

The Munich-based Domicil Real Estate Group remains very positive about German residential housing, and is gearing itself up to take on further mandates, after jumping up a couple of divisions with some sizeable deals earlier on this year. more


Charles Kingston - REFIRE


Last weekend’s elections in the state of Hesse brought the result that most people expected, and with it a further nail in the coffin of the remarkable career of Angela Merkel. more


Claudia Hoyer - TAG Immobilien

TAG Immobilien AG

A new study focusing on yields in Eastern German mid-sized cities analyses risk/reward profiles in the region and finds they compare very favourably with comparable risk profiles in the western part of the country. Yields of 4% to 12% are readily... more




UK prime minister Theresa May’s government is engaged in high stakes negotiations over the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. There are some fundamental differences between the UK government and the EU’s negotiating task force, with time... more

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