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Motel One

Hotel room - Motel One

Motel One GmbH

After several boom years on the German hotel market, things are cooling down, particularly in respect of larger portfolio deals, although figures in from Q3 suggest that interest in individual hotel properties remains buoyant. Read more

Markets

Hotel

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The market value of investable hotels in Germany increased by 8.3% last year to €51b, according to research published this month by fund manager Union Investment and consultancy Bulwiengesa. Read more

Markets

Hotels and hospitality groups

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East Asian investors and hotel groups are showing rapidly-growing interest in European and particularly German hotels, according to a new study by hotel broker group Christie + Co., entitled "The Dragon has Awoken". Read more

Markets

Hotel Reception

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One group making a big push into the German hotel sector is French REIT/SIIC Foncière des Régions (FdR), which is taking a very bullish view on particularly the budget segment, where chains have so far failed to gain major traction. Read more

Companies

Hotel room - Motel One

Motel One GmbH

Germany has already seen more hotel investment transactions in the first nine months at €1.96bn than in the entire 2013, according to figures from JLL. 2014 is already shaping up to be a record year for tourism in Germany, with more than 331m... Read more

Markets

Westendgate - Frankfurt

RFR Holding

Berlin’s third-highest tower development, the 118m-tall Upper West Tower on the city’s Kurfürstendamm, has changed ownership after US property investor RFR Holding bought the asset from Austrian developer Strabag for a price thought to be around... Read more

Investment

Maritim Hotel - Dresden

X-Weinzar

Real estate fund manager Internos has bought the Maritim hotel in Dresden and the Mercure City hotel in Berlin in two separate transactions worth €75m for its Internos Hotel Real Estate Fund I. The sellers were AXA Investment Managers and Activum... Read more

Investment

Trier

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Two different reports – from Jones Lang LaSalle and from Colliers - on the state of the hotel investment market in Germany have crossed our desk in the last few weeks, and both point to the rude good health of the sector over the first three... Read more

Investment

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

Investment