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Alexander Eggert - Warburg-HIH

Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH

Rents for Industrieimmobilien,or industrial properties, soared by 8.7% last year, according to the latest IWIP Index, published earlier this month by consultancy IndustrialPort and the German Economic Institute (IW Köln), amid news that the sector... Read more

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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

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Thomas Landschreiber - Corestate Capital

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Barely a month goes by without another initiative from BVK Bayerische Versorgungskammer, Germany's largest public sector occupational pension fund, which has notably increased its exposure to real estate globally over the past few years. Read more

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Marcel Fuhr - GPEP

GPEP GmbH

Giant German occupational pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK) has established a new €250m German retail centre and supermarket fund in partnership with Frankfurt-based retail specialist GPEP. The BVK-Deutschland I-Immobilienfonds – FMZ... Read more

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Lars Huber - Hines Europe

Hines Europe

Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), Germany's largest pension scheme group with about €66bn under management, has bought a Danish retail property portfolio for €119m through a separate-account mandate with Hines, The seller was Avignon Capital. Read more

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André Heimrich - BVK

Bayerische Versorgungskammer

In a further example of how Germany's big pension funds are expanding their loan books, BVK Bayerische Versorgungskammer is lending €200m to the Frankfurt-based residential property company ABG Frankfurt Holding to finance the construction of new... Read more

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Outlet Center

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The Munich-based Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), Germany's largest pension scheme group, has been powering ahead with its 'high street retail' strategy over the past year, and has now bought its first German outlet centre, through its mandate... Read more

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Economic growth

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The Munich-based pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), which is among the biggest German investors in global real estate, struck a cautious note at the recent MIPIM, suggesting that markets must be close to their cyclical peak. Read more

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Lars Huber - Hines Europe

Hines Europe

Germany’s largest pension fund BVK Bayerische Versorgungskammer has mandated the US-based Hines to execute a €1.3bn separate account programme, focusing on investment in high street retail assets across 20 European countries. Hines has already... Read more

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André Heimrich - BVK

Bayerische Versorgungskammer

Germany's occupational pension funds have been stepping up ever more assertively to provide finance for real estate deals as part of their asset allocation strategies, which envision increased exposure to the real estaate sector over the long run. Read more

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Plac Unii - Warsaw

Liebrecht & wooD

German pension funds Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK) and Nordrheinische Ärzteversorgung (NAEV) have teamed up in a joint venture to purchase a newly built mixed-used property in Warsaw. Read more

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Mall of Berlin

High Gain House Investments GmbH

After a number of delayed starts, it looks like Europe’s biggest urban shopping development, the Mall of Berlin, is all set to open on the 25th September in the city’s historic Leipziger Platz in Berlin-Mitte, between the Reichstag... Read more

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Andreas Pohl - Deutsche Hypo

Deutsche Hypothekenbank

We reported in a recent issue of REFIRE about a discussion we had had with Andreas Pohl, board member at the Hanover-based Deutsche Hypo, in which he described the shifting approach traditional German real estate financiers are taking to new... Read more

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Silver Tower Frankfurt

Epizentrum

The much-hyped story of insurers and pension funds stepping in to provide commercial real estate financing, in the wake of traditional lenders back-pedalling out of the market, has an appeal for all investors – but has been slow in making a real... Read more

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Bayrische Versorgungskammer

Bayrische Versorgungskammer

Bayerische Ärzteversorgung (BÄV), the Bavarian doctors pension fund which is part of the giant German pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), has awarded a €500m global real estate mandate to LaSalle Investment Management in a bid to... Read more

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