• danilo-hunker

    Arrow Capital Partners appoints Danilo Hunker as Head of Germany and Partner

    April 15, 2019— Arrow Capital Partners, the investor and operator of real estate in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has appointed Danilo Hunker as Head of Germany. In this role, Danilo will be responsible for managing Arrow’s investment business in Germany, working closely with Christian Bearman and Katherine Parker, Partners in the...
  • Goodman real lutterberg

    real,- Digital Fulfillment to expand its customer offering for fast delivery with new logistics centre in Lutterberg, developed by Goodman

    April 9, 2019— real,- Digital Fulfillment GmbH, one of the largest multi-channel logistics service providers in Germany, will be opening a new 12,000 sqm logistics centre at the Lutterberg Industrial Estate near Kassel. real,- Digital will be the first customer to join the 20,800 sqm property which is currently...
  • Brickblock CEO Jakob Drzazga

    Brickblock Has Tokenized the First Property in the E.U.

    March 28, 2019 —  Brickblock achieved a significant milestone by tokenizing a real estate vehicle carrying an approximately €2 million property in Wiesbaden, Germany. The sale was exclusive to eligible investors. It is the first transaction in the European Union for which real estate shares are registered as digital...
  • Edeka Super Market

    Greenman Agrees €143m Purchase of Food Retail Properties for Greenman OPEN Fund

    March 25, 2019— Greenman, the German specialist food retail real estate investment fund manager, has agreed to acquire 33 Edeka MIHA-anchored retail properties for its Greenman OPEN fund in two separate deals with a combined value of €143m. Including these acquisitions, Greenman has increased the volume of Greenman OPEN’s assets...
  • SIOR Europe

    SIOR Launches Major European Expansion Drive

    March 20, 2019— The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) has launched a major European expansion drive to extend its global profile. The association currently has more than 3,200 members in 686 cities and 36 countries and its membership comprises some of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful...
  • SPG Intercity-Haus Zurich

    SPG Intercity Zurich AG Rebrands and Moves into New Office

    February 27, 2019–– The new year is all about renewal for SPG Intercity Zurich AG. The company has changed not only its business areas, but also its domicile and appearance. At the end of 2018, the team moved into the new SPG Intercity house on the outskirts of Zurich:...
  • MIPIM 2019

    MIPIM 2019 launches “Young Leaders Summit” Debate on Tomorrow’s Cities

    February 18, 2019— For its 30th edition, MIPIM is launching the Young Leaders Summit, innovatively staged as a major intergenerational debate on the future of cities and skills development. Through this event, focused entirely on upcoming generations, MIPIM plans to overview the next 30 years from the perspective of sustainable...
  • andre weitkamp

    Principal Real Estate Europe appoints Head of Asset Management in Germany

    February 7, 2019— Principal Real Estate Europe, a leading European real estate investment manager, has appointed André Weitkamp MRICS, as the Head of Asset Management in Germany. In this newly created role, he is responsible for the management of all portfolio properties and client instructions in Germany and will report directly...
  • berlin

    Who buys property in Germany?

    February 6, 2019— According to Colliers, in 2017, the amount of investment in Germany’s commercial property has amounted to €57.3m. Not only had it become the greatest over the past decade but also exceeded the respective average for the same period in the previous year by 70%. During H1...
  • Innovative Building Materials

    February 1, 2019— What will building look like 10 years from now? Will we still use the same materials and methods? With the introduction of translucent wood, biodegradable furniture, and pollution absorbing bricks it’s hard to imagine our building practices won’t change dramatically! These inventions almost sound too far-fetched...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    The Future of Real Estate to be Highlighted at Groundbreaking 30-year Edition of MIPIM

    January 31, 2019– MIPIM 2019’s central theme, “Engaging the Future,” will focus on envisioning the next 30 years of the real estate industry with an emphasis on sustainability. The 30th edition of MIPIM will be held on March 12-15, 2019 in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. Every year, MIPIM...
  • Hilton Tbilisi Riverside

    Hilton Continues Expansion in Caucasus with New Hotel in Tbilisi

    December 10, 2018 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a management agreement with KIT 2016 LLC to open Hilton Garden Inn Tbilisi Riverside in Georgia’s capital. Hilton Garden Inn Tbilisi Riverside will be situated on the banks of the Kura River, close to two of the city’s universities, political ministries and a number of large...
  • naava

    Naava Expands to Asia and Reveals Plans to Enter the Central European Market

    November 1, 2018— Naava has started operations in Seoul, South Korea through collaboration with Sejung Group, one of the country’s leading lifestyle companies. In addition, Naava has introduced its revolutionary health tech product to the Central European audience last week, announcing plans to expand to the area in 2019....
  • Lindbergh Parkside

    SCHIFF-MARTINI & CIE. Moves to Lindbergh Parkside Office

    October 1, 2018— The auditing and tax advisory firm Schiff-Martini & Cie. GmbH (SMC) has moved into its newly constructed office building “Lindbergh Parkside Office” in Gateway Gardens, located directly at Frankfurt Airport, to accommodate and facilitate the company’s steady growth. In this new location, SMC will be best...
  • amadeus thirtyone

    AMADEUS thirtyone – 94th project development of the AMADEUS Group in the Rhine-Main area

    September 13, 2018— The privately-owned property development company AMADEUS Group begins marketing its 94th project development in the Rhine-Main region – the AMADEUS thirtyone. The company has established itself as a leader in the development of solid apartment buildings and residential complexes, both for private use and for investors....
  • grand quest Frankfurt

    GRAND OUEST, Frankfurt, Germany – Strong international demand for life in historical settings

    August 9, 2018– With the GRAND OUEST, a luxurious world of living in the style of a traditional Grand Hotel is being created in the former Imperial Post Office in Frankfurt’s coveted Westend. Almost three quarters of the residential units have already been sold or are currently under reservation....
  • Friedrigsdorf

    Sirius Real Estate Acquires Two Business Parks for €29.8M in Germany

    August 8, 2018— Sirius Real Estate, the leading operator of branded business parks providing conventional space and flexible workspace in Germany, announces that it has completed the acquisition of two business parks in Friedrichsdorf, near Frankfurt, and in Fellbach, close to Stuttgart, for a total of €29.8 million (including...
  • Quarters Co Living Chicago

    Grand Opening of QUARTERS Co Living Community in Chicago

    The latest Co-Living expansion from German company Medici Living Group arrived recently in Chicago with the Grand Opening of the QUARTERS Co Living community.  A completely new way of community living has arrived to the Fulton Area market. Medici Living Group, the world’s largest co-living provider, has created widely...
  • DomRömer Quarter©DomRömer

    New Face for Frankfurt’s Old City: Users Move into DomRömer Quarter

    April 23, 2018— Over the past four years, between the Dom (cathedral), the Römer (city hall) and Paulskirche (St. Paul’s Church), Frankfurt am Main’s DomRömer Quarter has been taking shape. This has been a unique and especially challenging construction project, particularly as it involved the rebuilding of the old city destroyed...
  • brickblock

    Brickblock is Offering the World’s First Tokenized Building

    In the coming weeks, Brickblock will offer the world’s first tokenized real estate asset. This milestone allows investors to invest in tokenized shares of an apartment in one of Germany’s hottest real estate markets. In December of 2017, Brickblock listed the private alpha sale of a tokenized real estate...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    Top-Tier Investors and Financial Institutions attending MIPIM 2018

    February 28, 2018 – Over 5,300 international investors and representatives of financial institutions are heading to Cannes where MIPIM is a unique opportunity to promote real estate projects to this highly sought after population.  Discover the top-100 investors & financial institutions attending MIPIM 2018. Organised by Reed MIDEM, a subsidiary...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    The Tough Guide to all the Best Events & Parties at MIPIM Cannes 2018

    February 20, 2018— From March 13th to 16th over 24,000 real estate professionals will meet in Cannes, France for the MIPIM Conference. MIPIM is a must attend event for international real estate professionals to network with associates, attend workshops and for companies to market their latest projects and developments....
  • mipim cannes 2019

    Latest International Real Estate Projects Showcased at MIPIM 2018

    Major international real estate projects, representing all segments of real estate – offices, residential, hotel and tourism, commercial, industrial and logistics among others – will be showcased during MIPIM 2018. Click here to download a selection of 97 real estate projects from 24 countries that will be showcased at...
  • construction germany

    Drees & Sommer Survey: Construction Prices Continue to Rise in Germany

    Building construction prices are currently on average around 7 percent higher than many builders and clients set in their budgets. Above all, general contractor services and in particular more complex trades are on average more than 10 percent above the planned costs. In addition, there are very small reductions...
  • munich

    Top 6 Bavarian Cities for Property Investment

    Germany is currently one of the most reliable real estate markets in Europe. Affordable financing fuels demand. In Munich, quality apartments typically have 20 to 40 potential customers. Bavaria is known as the richest and safest state in Germany. Property is expensive: prices in Munich average €7,700/m², compared to the nationwide average of €2,700/m². As profitability in premium locations is quite low, many investors are looking to smaller Bavarian cities,...
  • home improvement

    Making Money from Value-Added Projects in Germany

    The prices for residential property in large European cities have been growing faster than rental rates, meanwhile rental yields have been decreasing over recent years. According to Wohnungsboerse.net, the average yield rate for a 60 m² apartment dropped from 4.4% in 2011 to 3.7% in 2016. This figure is even lower in the most liquid markets. For instance, a residential property located in the centre of Munich...
  • Pannatoni Europee Mipim

    Panattoni Europe Named as a Finalist in MIPIM Awards 2018

    January 29, 2018— Panattoni Europe, Poland’s leader in industrial real estate, is through to the final round of MIPIM Awards 2018 – the most prestigious real estate competition in the world! The developer won the nomination for its BTS Amazon in Kołbaskowo near Szczecin. It is up against projects...
  • Frankfurt, Germany

    Latest Retail Report for Frankfurt by COMFORT

    January 29, 2018— Frankfurt is an international city with international residents and international guests. As such, it is still a key location for German and international retailers, and a popular testing ground for new retail concepts. High street rents are only increasing in a few cases at present. Most...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    Mapping World Urbanity: The Central Theme of MIPIM 2018

    December 11, 2017 – MIPIM, the world’s leading property market, today unveils its central theme for 2018 – ‘Mapping World Urbanity.’ The expansion of urban areas is redrawing the world map, helping to reposition cities – rather than countries – as economic powers. The 29th edition of MIPIM will explore...
  • Chariot Top Group BV

    Chariot Top Group Acquires Polish Retail Portfolio for €1bn

    December 5, 2017— Chariot Top Group BV, a company incorporated in the Netherlands, co-managed by Griffin Real Estate, through its subsidiaries, signed a preliminary agreement related to an acquisition of a portfolio of 28 retail properties from funds managed by Ares Management L.P., AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets and...
  • grand tower frankfurt

    Germany’s Tallest Residential Skyscraper Wins the European Property Award for 2017

    November 20, 2017— The Frankfurt-based office of architecture Magnus Kaminiarz & Cie. Architektur on 26 October 2017 won the “European Property Award 2017” for the Grand Tower. With a height of 172 metres, the Grand Tower, already under construction in Frankfurt am Main, will become Germany’s highest residential skyscraper,...
  • magic 2017 icsc awards

    ICSC Announces Finalists of 2018 European Shopping Centre Awards

    November 17,  2017 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the fifteen finalists of the 2018 European Shopping Centre Awards, recognising the region’s most outstanding new, refurbished and established shopping centres. The 2018 European Shopping Centre Awards competition was open to shopping centre owners, developers, management...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    ICSC Releases Socio-Economic Impact Report for European Retail Real Estate

    November 16, 2017 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today releases its biannual Socio-Economic Impact Report for European Retail Real Estate at MAPIC. The report summarises the power that retail real estate creates for the local economies, from GDP to jobs, as well as the benefits for...
  • mapic cannes

    Outlet Centres to Preview at MAPIC 2017

    November 6, 2017— For the first time MAPIC is launching the International Outlet Summit, an event dedicated to the phenomenon of outlet centres. This invitation-only summit will be held one day before the official opening of the event in Cannes at 2pm on 14 November. It will bring together industry...
  • xanadu

    TH Real Estate raises additional €422m for European Cities Fund; Total capital raise at €1bn

    November 3, 2017 – TH Real Estate has raised an additional €422m for its European Cities Fund from five international investors. The European diversified core, open-ended fund now comprises investors from Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, the US and Australia. To date the fund has raised c. €1bn...
  • expo real

    EXPO REAL 2017: Strong – and watchful – real estate sector

    October 10, 2017— EXPO REAL 2017, which took place from October 4 to 6, 2017 in Munich, has broken all previous records. 2,003 companies, cities and regions from 35 countries exhibited at the show—13 percent more than in 2016. The mood in the sector is positive and market players...
  • expo real

    “Germanomania” Shows No Signs of Waning as Investor Demand Continues

    October 4, 2017— International investor interest in Germany is stronger than it has ever been, with deal volumes involving overseas buyers up 16% in the first half of 2017 compared with the year earlier period, according to the latest figures from JLL. On Wednesday, in the EXPO REAL Forum,...
  • Frankfurt

    Land Shortage Fueled Rent & Purchase Price Growth in Frankfurt Residential Market

    September 18, 2017— According to Colliers International, no end of the price rally in the housing markets in Frankfurt and the Rhine-Main area will be in sight in 2017 either. From the current Colliers market report on residential investment, it is also clear that due to the unrestrained population...
  • Janki Shopping Centre Poland

    Cromwell Pre-Lets 80% of Space at Janki Shopping Centre Extension

    September 14, 2017— Cromwell Property Group, the global real estate investment manager, has pre-let 80% of the space at its Janki Shopping Centre extension. Once complete, the c.€65 million extension will add 21,000 sqm of retail space to the existing shopping centre, creating a 94,000 sqm prime retail destination...
  • Gateway Gardens Frankfurt

    New Offices for Gateway Gardens In Frankfurt

    In the new Frankfurt district, Gateway Gardens, Dr. Helmut Greve Bau- und Boden-Aktiengesellschaft from Hamburg is building a large 13,700 square metre office building. According to the initial plans, “AirPark Frankfurt” will be developed at the beginning of 2018 in a prominent location on Amelia-Mary-Earhart-Straße, at the corner of...