• Zima Group Expo Real

    Purelivin in Focus: Zima Group at EXPO Real 2019

    October 11, 2019— This year’s EXPO Real from 7 to 9 October once again broke all records in terms of exhibitor and visitor numbers. With almost 4 percent more participants and around 4.5 percent more exhibitors compared to the previous year, Europe’s largest real estate fair impressively shows that the...
  • Innovative environment Tech Alley in NOVA3

    EXPO Real 2019- The Final Report

    October 9, 2019— Despite all the talk about a possible downturn, the international real estate sector is expecting 2019 to be another successful year. And it has turned out in even greater numbers at this year´s EXPO REAL, to push ahead with future real estate projects. One engine for growth...
  • Tim Beaudin P3

    Tim Beaudin appointed CEO of P3 Logistic Parks

    October 7, 2019— P3 Logistics Parks (“P3”) announces the appointment of Tim Beaudin as CEO. Previously, Beaudin served as P3 Chairman of the Board since March 2018. He is replaced as P3 Chairman by Goh Kok Huat, former Chief Operating Officer of GIC, effective 1 October 2019. Beaudin takes the...
  • Grand Plaza at ExpoReal

    Retail: Breathing Life into City Centers

    September 6, 2019— New strategies for department stores, ways towards vibrant city centers and innovative concepts for stationary brand environments—these are among the topics at Grand Plaza, the trade platform at EXPO REAL. Four new exhibitors are presenting here, almost all the big food retailers are represented at the...
  • Cromwell Polish Retail Fund

    Cromwell Acquires Investor Interest in Polish Retail Fund

    August 29, 2019— Real estate investor and manager Cromwell Property Group (“Cromwell”) announces that it has exercised its pre-emptive right to acquire a third-party investor interest in the Cromwell Polish Retail Fund (CPRF), which it has managed since acquiring the investment and asset manager from GE Capital Real Estate in...
  • Genferstrasse Zurich

    SPG Intercity arranges around 2,000 m2 of Office Space Leased at Genferstrasse 8 in Zurich

    August 26, 2019— On behalf of Artemis Immobilien, SPG Intercity Zurich was able to lease around 2,000 m2 of office space on Genferstrasse 8 in 8002 Zurich. The new tenant is the financial expert Vontobel. The prestigious and historic property, built in 1895, is centrally located in Zurich’s Kreis 2....
  • Cosi Team

    COSI raises EUR5m Seed Round from Cherry, e.ventures & Prime List of Travel & Real Estate Entrepreneurs

    August 21, 2019— You haven`t seen much of us yet, as we have been working silently below the radar. Today we would like to reveal our plans and share some exciting news: Our mission at COSI is redefining hospitality. COSI will offer you a new way of staying in...
  • Paul McDowell

    SIOR European Growth Takes Off

    July 9, 2019— SIOR Europe has just welcomed its latest intake of members as part of the organisation’s strategic focus on growing its international footprint. The latest recruits to SIOR’s European Regional Chapter are: Matthias Schiel from NAI Austria; Wilfried Widmann of Berendes Consulting Group in Germany; Guido Nabben...
  • EXPO Real

    EXPO REAL opens another hall: NOVA3

    June 24, 2019— EXPO REAL responds to the strong growth of recent years and expands to include one more hall. Hall A3—NOVA3—will provide a dedicated space on the theme of innovation for exhibitors in this field. The Real Estate Innovation Forum, Tech Alley and the Start-up Contest will move to...
  • 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...
  • Expo Real

    EXPO REAL to Support Inward Investment with New UK & Partners Pavilion

    March 18, 2019—  EXPO REAL has announced the launch of the UK & Partners pavilion. It is a response to the increasing demand from UK cities and major organisations for opportunities to raise the profile of UK inward investment at this challenging time. EXPO REAL is Europe’s largest annual...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • REIN Expo Real

    Twenty-five top start-ups at EXPO REAL 2018

    May 3, 2018— After its successful premiere in 2017, the Real Estate Innovation Network (REIN) is going into its second round. Twenty-five start-ups have won the REIN contest and are already included as exhibitors at EXPO REAL 2018. Sixteen hundred European start-ups were addressed, 460 applied for the biggest start-up...
  • 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...
  • AXA Winterthur Acquires a Complex of Buildings in Geneva

    January, 10, 2018— AXA Winterthur will own these five properties in the first quarter of 2018. Four sites are located in downtown Geneva and one in Petit-Lancy. The buildings are fully serviced and in very good condition. The Lombard Odier & Cie SA Bank remains the sole or principal lessee...
  • Stuttgarter Tor

    Hines Acquires Core-Plus Asset in Stuttgart

    January 3, 2017—Hines, the international real estate firm, has completed the acquisition of Stuttgarter Tor, a complex consisting of three 100-percent-leased office buildings and a fourth vacant obsolete building in Stuttgart, from a private seller. Hines’ Stuttgart office advised HEVF on the acquisition, which was notably the first acquisition...
  • OSKAR property wework munich

    WeWork to Open First Location in Munich at Hines’ OSKAR Building

    December 13, 2017— Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that the U.S.-based shared workspace provider, WeWork, has signed a lease for more than 8,000 square meters of office space in the firm’s OSKAR property, a prestigious office building located on the Oskar-von-Miller-Ring road in Munich. OSKAR will...
  • 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...
  • Rosewood Hotel Munich

    Rosewood Hotels Unveils Plans for Munich Property

    December 8, 2017— Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by German real estate company Bayerische Hausbau to manage Rosewood Munich, which will open in early 2023 as the brand’s first property in Germany and seventh property in Europe. Housed in two landmark, historical buildings comprised of the former...
  • 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...