german residential property

Jens Tolckmitt - VdP

Verband deutscher Pfandbriefbanken (vdp) e. V.

Prices for German residential property rose by their highest amount in at least ten years, driven by intense pressure from investors, according to the latest quarterly reading from the German Association for Pfandbrief Banks vdp. Prices rose 5%... Read more



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The Luxembourg-based Grand City Properties, which focuses on turnaround opportunities in German residential property, was one of REFIRE’s nap selections last summer for subsequent strong performance, along with VIB Vermögen AG. Both have performed... Read more


Deal Vertrag

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Luxembourg-registered Kronberg International has sold a majority shareholding in three German residential and commercial property portfolios to the listed Hamburg-based Adler Real Estate for abut €113m, despite having only acquired the stakes... Read more


Ralf Kind and Peter Starke

REFIRE - Florian Glock

Peter Starke - Director, Head of Berlin Office, Aengevelt Immobilien / Ralf Kind - Managing Partner, Dr. Lübke & Kelber, Arbireo Capital / Rainer Schmitt - Partner, K&L Gates LLP / Kai Schubart - Director Int. Client Management, Corpus Sireo Read more

London Conference 2013


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The Hamburg-based specialist research consultant GEWOS sees an increase in transactions in German residential property this year of 5.4% over last year, which will force households in the larger cities to pay over twenty times their annual income to Read more


Residential Properties

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The Berlin-based Grand City Properties said that demand for its 6.25% €100m corporate bond, issued in a private placement with European institutions in June, was so strong that it is increasing the size by a further €100m, and plans to use the... Read more


Vacant apartment

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New research published by property brokers CBRE and carried out by market research group empirica throws useful new light on the level of vacancies in residential apartments across Germany, and highlights the extent to which regional differences... 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


Not surprisingly, given the current boom in demand for German residential property, the German market saw nearly 16% less forced sales of property in 2012 than in the previous year, or nearly 11,500 less year on year, according to the latest figures Read more