Ali Otmar - Tristan Capital Partners

Tristan Capital Partners

European investment manager Tristan Capital Partners' CCP 5 ‘long-life’ core-plus fund has made its first investment in Germany with the acquisition of an office complex in Bonn occupied by Deutsche Telekom for around €35 million in an off-market... Read more


Dr. Thomas Herr

Florian Glock

A great enthusiasm for innovation has gripped the German real estate sector, as experienced at the recent ZIA Innovation Congress in Berlin. It is reminiscent of the more desire than fact-driven euphoria that had the industry toiling away at the... Read more

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© V. Yakobchuk -

Energy-efficiency is one of the megatrends of our time. The entire real estate industry is talking about it and even politicians have long since been involved in the debate. The tenor: Our buildings must emit less CO2 and demonstrate improvements... Read more

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Mark Spangenberg - CBRE


Have you ever asked yourself why the term ‘estate agent’ seems to have disappeared from the real estate industry? What company still positions itself today as a classical estate agent and how seldom does one even still read about real estate brokers? Read more

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Dr. Gabriele Lüft - VALTEQ


This year’s ZIA Real Estate Industry Day was both well attended and highly interesting. Besides representatives from all major industry players, a small group of activists had also made its way to Berlin to demonstrate loudly in favour of more... Read more

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Dr. Thomas Herr

REFIRE - Florian Glock

Expo Real is over and, following the stress of the trade fair, everyone is returning to the frenzy of workaday life. What can we take with us from Munich? Where does the German real estate sector stand as 2015 draws to a close? A new transaction... Read more

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Dr. Thomas Herr

REFIRE - Florian Glock

John Atkins - Head of Clients, Arcadis / Dr. Thomas Herr - Managing Partner, Valteq GmbH Read more

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