German real estate market

Stefan Aumann - Peakside

Stefan Aumann

Blockchain is starting to filter through to the German real estate market, with many in the industry hoping to gain a major competitive edge if they embrace it head-on. While information such as real estate prices, comparable lease rental rates... Read more



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One of the notable features of the German real estate market through 2014 was widening gap between the investment markets and office leasing markets in Germany’s biggest cities. While the large brokers were cracking open the champagne bottles to... Read more


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Los Angeles-headquartered Ares Management LLC made its first foray into German real estate earlier this month, when it teamed up with Frankfurt-based Forte Real Estate to buy a residential portfolio located across several large cities in western... Read more


Ken Rivkin and Norman Meyer

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Dr. Clemens Trautmann - CEO, / Norman Meyer - CEO, Asset Profiler / Ken Rivkin - CEO, / Bob Thompson - Research Director, Remit Consulting Read more

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The German real estate market is still polarised in terms of financing opportunities, according to Derk Opitz, partner at law firm Ashurst. Residential property is particularly popular, but the picture for other asset classes is somewhat more... Read more


The Grand Hyatt Berlin

Hyatt Hotels

A measure of how far the German real estate market has developed as a magnet for international capital flows is the extent to which the world’s all powerful sovereign wealth funds now look to include prime German assets among their holdings. Read more


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The recent refinancing deal by listed residential investor and manager Gagfah of its notorious Dresden housing portfolio was – by a big margin – the biggest single refinancing on the German real estate market since the onset of the credit crisis. Read more