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Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss

Dr. Andreas Mattner

Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (ZIA)

Figures released earlier this month by Germany's Federal Statistics Office show that revenues in Germany's construction industry rose in the first 10 month of 2017 with order books remaining high, fuelling hopes that Germany's broad-based economic... Read more

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Dr. Andreas Mattner

Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (ZIA)

As Germany’s coalition partners the SPD and the CDU/CSU union look set to finally agree on a new programme for government, there may finally be some movement in attempts to address the issue of share deals when buying property. Read more

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Andreas Schulten - BulwienGesa

BulwienGesa

Whatever about the shortage of quality office buildings in German cities to meet investors's needs, it's now becoming increasingly difficult for companies, enterprises and even start-ups to find suitable accomodation in the biggest cities... Read more

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With all the macro-economic talk surrounding Brexit and the doomsday scenarios being painted by each side's proponents, it's never long before parallels with marriage and divorce are being drawn by anyone giving a speech on the subject. Now all... Read more

Opinion

Hotel

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There has been so much interest in German hotel deals this year that this issue of REFIRE will have to report on even the most recent deals in a series of separate articles here. 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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Dr. Andreas Mattner

Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (ZIA)

The leading German lobbying association for the real estate industry, ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss wasted little time in issuing its assessment of what voters had expressed in the federal elections on 21st September, which saw Angela Merkel... Read more

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German housing construction

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There are numerous opponents in Germany of the threatened political measures to introduce a system of rent-capping to prevent ‘unscrupulous’ landlords from driving through rent increases. The solution, opponents insist, is to allow more... Read more

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