Germany - Transparency, Logistics

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Transaction volumes on Germany’s logistics markets have fallen by 31% in Q1 year-on-year, while the net prime yield for logistics properties has fallen below the 4% threshold for the first time, according to latest figures from property advisor CBRE. Read more


Germany Euro

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Growth in German prime industrial rents will be held back by a weakening economic environment, and occupiers prepared to look outside traditional industrial locations which offer better value for money, according to a new update from... Read more


Funds of Funds - World Wide

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We reported last year on the launch of the FAP Balanced Real Estate Financing I mezzanine fund launched by independent Berlin-based FAP Group. After its first closing with a high double-digit million amount, the fund has already started financing... Read more


Frankfurt by night

Moritz Sirowatka

Augsburg, Offenbach and Darmstadt offer the most attractive perspectives for property investors in Germany, from the point of view of low market risk and above average yields. What they also have in common is that they are mid-sized cities... Read more


Andreas Muschter - Commerz Real AG

Commerz Real AG

The Commerz Real open-ended real estate fund hausInvest intends to invest about €2bn in residential real estate within the next five years by teaming up with Wertgrund Immobilien, the Commerzbank subsidiary said in a recent statement. Read more


Barbara Knoflach - SEB

SEB Investment GmbH

BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management (BNP Paribas REIM) had a record fundraising year in 2018, pulling in €3.8b, of which €1.6bn was in new cash with an additional€2.2bn in separate accounts/mandates. Read more


Jan Linsin - CBRE


Real estate investors are always on the hunt for the next ‘hot’ asset class. In their constant search for new, lucrative products, a new one has just joined the pack: data centres. Read more



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Investors are turning their sights to hotel developments in Germany in a bid to access a sector where supply has become virtually non-existent. Read more


Industrial Property

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Cording Real Estate Group, part of the Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate investment and asset management platform, has launched an open-ended fund to invest in core-plus European industrial assets. Read more


Logistic business

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AEW has raised an additional €750m for its pan-European logistics fund, Logistis, bringing the fund’s total net equity to €2.3b, it announced this month. Read more