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Barak Bar-Hen - TLG Immobilien

TLG Immobilien AG

Listed Berlin commercial property investor TLG Immobilien booked a €400m upward revalutation of its property asset in the first half year, bringing its assets under management to €4.6bn. The revaluation derived largely from its Berlin properties... Read more

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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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Warehouse and logistic space

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Some of the standout logistics deals of the past month on the German market were transacted by foreign investors, including the UK'S M7 Group, Frasers of Singapore and the Canadian group Granite... Read more

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Barbara Knoflach - SEB

SEB Investment GmbH

The third outing of the Jahreskongress Finanzierung für die Real Estate Industry took place at the end of April, this time for the first time in Berlin after two previous stagings in Frankfurt am Main – perhaps in itself a statement... Read more

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Logistic funds

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Frasers Property Investments Europe, part of Singapore-incorporated Frasers Centrepoint (FCL), has made another significant move in expanding its footprint in Europe's logistical and light industrial segment by buying six logistics assets... Read more

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Oliver Schumy - Immofinanz

Mayr Melnhof - Karton AG

Austrian listed property group Immofinanz has finally closed the sale of its Russian retail portfolio to Russia's Fort Group for around €900m, completing its exit from the russian market, as has long been its stated corporate strategy. The move... Read more

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Rising rent rates

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Germany’s office sector is enjoying something of a boom. Prime rents in Germany’s Top 5 cities - Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf and Hamburg... Read more

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Frankfurt Weihnachtsmarkt

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The future of German offices looks rosy, according to a survey carried out this autumn by Freiburg-based Center for Real Estate Studies (CRES) and Gesellschaft für Immobilienwirtschaftliche Forschung (gif). Read more

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Sony Centre

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The sale process for the landmark Sony Centre property on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin is moving into its final phase, and from what REFIRE understands, the Canadian pension group Oxford Properties seems to be the frontrunner at this stage to become... Read more

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Logistic

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German logistics take-up has continued where it left off last year, rising nearly 2% in this year's first quarter to 1.5 million sqm, a new record for any first quarter, according to BNP PRE. Early figures reaching REFIRE show a real estate... Read more

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Hotel

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The German hotel investment market booked a record year for transactions, with volume rising from €4.9bn to nearly €5.2bn in 2016, according to figures (more or less similar, depending on methodology) from BNP Paribas Real Estate, CBRE, Colliers... Read more

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Warehouse and logistic space

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Transaction volume on the German logistics and industrial property market hit a record €4.72bn in 2016, a rise of €620m over 2015, according to JLL. Figures from BNP Paribas Real Estate came in slightly lower, at €4.44bn, while other brokers had... Read more

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Hotel

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Investors are still hotly pursuing German hotel assets, and are turning increasingly to project developments for lack of supply of suitable existing properties, conclude several of the bigger broker groups who track the market closley. Read more

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Big Seven 7 Germany

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Several real estate broker groups presented their quarterly figures at the start of the Expo Real trade fair, showing that sales in top locations have achieved two-digit growth, and the rental market is likewise doing well. The studies from the... Read more

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Cologne - Köln - Shopping

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The latest report from market researchers GfK for German bricks-and mortar-retail turnover suggests that this year's total turnover growth will rise by a nominal 0.8% to €411.3 billion. However, the study points to some notable regional... Read more

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Joint Venture

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The Finnish pension fund and insurer Ilmarinen has joined forces with French company Amundi Immobilier to buy an office property in Frankfurt from JP Morgan Asset Management in a 50-50 co-investment. The property, at Theodore Heuss Allee 50 in... Read more

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Ernst Merck Str. - Alstria

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The board at Germany's first REIT, the Hamburg-based Alstria Office REIT AG has received a resounding 'yes' from its shareholders for the required capital increase as a prelude to its announced voluntary public takeover offer of fellow-listed DO... Read more

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Clinching the deal

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Independent London and Berlin-based financial advisor, investor and asset manager CR Investment Management managed to clinch the 127-unit “Project Sunrise” German retail portfolio for a price thought to be more than €350m. The deal will see note... Read more

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Finkbeiner und Karoff -

TLG IMMOBILIEN GmbH

Recently-floated eastern German commercial property specialist TLG Immobilien has dangled the enticing prospect of up to 6% dividend yield for next year, based upon sharply higher FFO for the first nine months, up 28% to €40.4m. The company’s... Read more

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Dr. Konrsd Kanzler - NAI Apollo

NAI Apollo Group

Research from property consultancy group NAI apollo shows that transaction volumes in the German office market have increased by 40% to €12bn over the first three quarters of 2014. Figures reaching us from fellow... Read more

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