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Francesco Fedele

BF.direkt AG

The latest reading of the widely-watched BF.Quarterly Barometer showed a sharp rise in sentiment among German property finance providers in Q3, although overall it remains in slightly negative territory. The Index is compiled by market research... Read more

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Manuel Köppel - BF.Direkt

BF.Direkt

There has been yet a further significant decline in sentiment among German property finance providers according to the BF.Quarterly Barometer. Sentiment has dropped from 0.23 to -0.98 points in the second quarter of 2018, the lowest barometer... Read more

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Manuel Köppel - BF.Direkt

BF.Direkt

Sentiment among German lenders has reached an annual high, in a sign that lenders are moving towards 2018 in a positive mood, according to the latest BF.Quarterly Barometer published this month. Read more

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Prof. Dr. Tobias Just - IREBS

IREBS ImmobilienakademieInternational Real Estate Business School Immobilienakademie GmbH

It's that time of year again when the "German Debt Project" appears – a major study of commercial real estate financing market in Germany. For the fourth time, the study has been written and published by Professor Tobias Just and Markus Hesse of... Read more

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Dr. Steffen Sebastian - IREBS

Universität Regensburg

The 1st Annual Congress on Financing for the Real Estate Industry kicked off in the Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt at the end of April, presented by financial structuring adviser Berlin-based BF.direkt AG and the IREBS International Real Estate... Read more

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Prof. Dr. Tobias Just - IREBS

IREBS ImmobilienakademieInternational Real Estate Business School Immobilienakademie GmbH

Residential developments, logistics and hotels are driving commercial real estate lending in Germany, according to a report presented by academics from Regensburg University’s International Real Estate Business School (IREBS) at an event held in... Read more

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Prof. Dr. Tobias Just - IREBS

IREBS ImmobilienakademieInternational Real Estate Business School Immobilienakademie GmbH

It makes sense for most insurance companies to take on a greater degree of exposure to real estate despite the introduction of the Solvency II regulations concerning equity capital, concludes a recent study jointly carried out by IREBS and private... Read more

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Autumn

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The German financing trend barometer now managed by Stuttgart-based BF.direkt AG (previously the FAP Barometer) shows a slight decline in the willingness to finance real estate in its latest quarterly reading. Read more

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Gero Bergmann - Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German real estate lender Berlin Hyp has been tapping the markets heavily this year to refinance its lending, and in October issued its third €500m mortgage Pfandbrief since April – which, like its predecessors, was heavily (2.4 times) oversubscibed. Read more

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Jan Bettink - Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German bank lenders to real estate are seeing falling margins and rising LTVs, although in both cases more modestly than expected, while new business growth is now back in single digits for the first time in four years, at 9%. Lenders are focusing... Read more

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Doppelhaus - semi-detached housing

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German property prices across all categories rose 4% overall last year, the steepest gain since 2005 and touching a 20-year high, says Berlin-based research firm BulwienGesa. The price growth is expected to continue this year, although residential... Read more

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Prof. Dr. Tobias Just - IREBS

IREBS ImmobilienakademieInternational Real Estate Business School Immobilienakademie GmbH

After several years of being on the slide, German commercial real estate loan books are now increasing again, according to research by the country’s International Real Estate Business School (IREBS) and Real Capital Analytics, and supported by the... Read more

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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

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Ku'Damm, Berlin

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Never far from the forefront in the debate about the commercial property funding gap in Europe is property advisory group DTZ, whose barometer attempts to measure the pulse of supply and demand for financing in the sector. DTZ’s most recent... Read more

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