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Christian Schulz-Wulkow - EY

Ernst & Young GmbH

Despite higher prices and a restricted supply, turnover on the German commercial property market reached €78bn in 2018, about 7% more than in 2017. But the high point in the cycle has been reached, according to the latest survey... Read more

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Frankfurt

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Frankfurt is one of the cities in pole position to benefit from the Brexit as more and more companies seek to move staff out of the UK. Read more

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Christian Schulz-Wulkow - EY

Ernst & Young GmbH

Demand for German real estate will remain high through 2017, led by the search for good office space in Berlin, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Munich – while in the residential sector, Frankfurt will see the strongest demand, according to the latest Real... Read more

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Barometer Trend

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Although they have been threatening to do so for years, Germany's insurance companies have only recently been actively increasing the real estate quota in their overall asset holdings. Last year they collectively raised the quota to 9.3% from 7.3%... Read more

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Mietpreisbremse

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The coming Mietpreisbremse, or rental cap, is likely to make investment in German residential a much less attractive proposition for insurance companies, although real estate as an asset class remains highly rated, according the annual trend... Read more

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Higher Risk

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Large investors in German real estate are showing an increasing appetite for taking on bigger risks for smaller yield, according to Ernst & Young’s annual real estate barometer. The researchers also expect to see a rise in cross-border... Read more

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Frankfurt at night

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We hesitate to report on yet another study issued by consultants EY (formerly Ernst & Young) on the subject of German non-performing loans, since it appears to us that almost annually at around this time, the group’s researchers issue a bullish... Read more

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