Big 7

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In the German residential market, rents continue to increase, but less rapidly, according to property advisor Col­liers, who report that there is greater new-build activity in second-tier cities than in the Big 7 – an indication that new... Read more


Ingo Hartlief

Corpus Sireo

In March this year, REFIRE published an article about the latest study by DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG, the listed commercial property investor focused on secondary German cities, carried out by market researcher BulwienGesa. The... 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


Big Seven 7 Germany

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Demand for real estate in Germany is expected to be buoyant next year, despite a sharp uptick in prices. As the investment landscape continues to shift, some of Europe’s biggest players tell REFIRE what they are betting on in Germany next year – and Read more


Jens Tolckmitt - VdP

Verband deutscher Pfandbriefbanken (vdp) e. V.

German property price increases slowed in third quarter to 7.3% as against the same period a year ago, decelerating from 8.3% year on year in 2Q18 and 8.8% in 1Q18. However... Read more


Andreas Schulten - BulwienGesa


Germany’s Top 30 ‘Champions Regions’ offer a more attractive risk/return profile than the country’s ‘Big 7’ office markets, according to a study published this month by German investment manager Accom. Read more