Jan Dirk Poppinga - CBRE

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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


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



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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


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The latest report on the German retail property investment market from CBRE shows that in 2018, just €10.5bn of retail properties in Germany changed hands, marginally above the long-term average but nonetheless a decline of 25% compared with 2017. Read more


Germany - Transparency, Logistics

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Capital Economics issued a note this week saying that the cooling in German export growth was leading to a poorer outlook for the German economy and increasing the downside risks for occupier markets. Read more


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In its latest Index reading, the European non-listed vehicles association INREV reports that its German Vehicles Quarterly Index for Q3 2018 recorded a slowdown in performance of German vehicles, with overall returns falling to... Read more


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A number of Germany’s largest residential landlords have been feeling a renewed wave of resistance coming from tenants no longer willing to accept extra charges for energy, sanitation and other refurbishment costs imposed upon them by... Read more



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Global institutional investors are forecast to increase their investment in healthcare infrastructure by $200 billion (€175bn) over the next five years, according to a new report by healthcare fund investor Octopus Healthcare. 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