Retail Centre

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The Hamburg-based Redos Group’s second institutional fund, which targets German retail assets, has bought the Olymp portfolio with eleven retail parks and hybrid centres from TH Real Estate for a Spezialfonds which it set up with fund manager... Read more



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Internos' German asset management arm has launched a new Spezialfonds, Care Invest II, its second open-end fund focusing on healthcare real estate. Read more


Germany - Transparency, Logistics

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Both of Germany's biggst fund managers, Union Investment and Deka Immobilien, have also been investing in logistics assets, in addition to the steady stream of commercial real estate projects (too many to mention) which they transact monthly, both... Read more


Aydin Karaduman - Bilfinger

Bilfinger Real Estate Germany

The Frankfurt-based listed German property firm DIC Asset has raised its acquisition target for its fund business to €500m from its earlier €400m to €450m, and said it had already invested over €300m this year so far. Read more


Shopping mall - Fachmarktzentren

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The amount of new retail space being developed in the form of retail parks ("Fachmarktzentren") has fallen this year in Germany to only 71% of the previous year's growth level, in contrast to the trend in the rest of Europe. Europe as a whole will... Read more


Thomas Landschreiber - Corestate Capital


Luxembourg-headquartered Corestate Capital Group has made a further major retail investment in Germany with the acquisition of 31 assets on high streets in 30 mid-sized German cities across the country, including Duisburg, Limburg, Mönchengladbach... Read more


John Wilkinson - Greenman Investments

Greenman Investments

The acquisitive Irish property investment manager Greenman Investments has added a further inner-city retail property to its burgeoning German funds portfolio, buying a retail centre in the city of Kamen, closed to Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia. Read more


Marjorie Brabet-Friel - Sistema Capital Partners

Sistema Capital Partners

Russia’s largest listed holding company Sistema JSFC has just recently established its own real estate private equity platform and bought €125m of German high street retail properties. Sistema Capital Partners (SCP) has been created to invest in... Read more


Fachmarktzentrum - Shopping Center - Retail Park

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REFIRE has recently been talking with several specialist investors in German neighbourhood shopping malls, or so-called "Fachmarktzentren", to get a better idea of why new investors are moving into this asset class – which they appear to be, in... Read more