Dr. Christoph Schumacher

Jan Linsin - CBRE


A key topic in many discussions at the recent Expo REAL in Munich was the role that alternative real estate investments could play for more and more investors struggling to find new sources of yield. Read more



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It's still all green lights in the German hotel investment market. Following on from last year, new records are being broken as the first half of this year saw transaction volume of nearly €2 billion, a record for a six-month period and 35% up on... Read more


Dr. Christoph Schumacher - Union Investment

Union Investment

Fund manager Union Investment and campus specialist Investa Capital Management (ICM) have launched an alternative investment fund in the form of a Spezialfonds, targeting German office campus properties offering flexible workplace solutions. The... Read more



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German heavyweight investment manager Union Investment said that it expects to launch a range of new investments for institutional clients next year, including debt funds and repositioning fund, to broaden its product offering and build on the... Read more


German debt project

IREBS Immobilienakademie International Real Estate Business School Immobilienakademie GmbH

A year ago it seemed as if all the tales of emerging new sources of financing for real estate to replace the retreating banks were more wishful thinking than rooted in hard reality – but it’s clear that something more substantial has been underway... Read more


As we report elsewhere in this issue, German hotels have swung very much back into favour with investors. Not to miss out on a good trend, Hamburg-based fund manager Union Investment joined in by launching a real estate Spezialfonds for hotels... Read more