Magazine

14.10.2022

Logistics

Logistics real estate: On a record course during the crisis

The new study shows: The high level of construction activity continues in the market for logistics real estate. Another record year is expected in 2022 - and rents will continue to rise. However, the risks will also increase, at least in some cases.
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05.10.2022

Chart of the Month

Chart of the Month October: Excess Demand and Buying Restraint

The fundamentals for the German housing market remain positive. However, it is hardly possible for investors to obtain inflation protection any more. The 5 % Study 2022 shows how different market opportunities and returns are
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01.09.2022

Logistics

Chart of the Month September: Investment Market Logistics Real Estate

In an exclusive preview of the study "Logistics and Real Estate 2022", which will be published on October 5, we take a look at the investment market. The fact is: Turnover is outstanding - but for how much longer?
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01.08.2022

Chart of the Month

Chart of the Month - August: Trending towards the suburbs

It has become crowded in the metropolises, building land is scarce and expensive. No wonder that construction activities have increasingly shifted to the surrounding areas. In Frankfurt, almost every second square metre is built outside of the centre; at the same time, plans for flats have declined by 26 % since 2021. This is shown by the current assessment of the Development Monitor
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11.07.2022

Background

What is the value of the Kita?

The valuers at our subsidiary bulwiengesa appraisal are increasingly being asked to carry out valuations of day-care centres for children. To the public, this sounds like an unusual investment. But real estate is secretly maturing into a new asset class
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07.07.2022

Chart of the Month

Chart of the Month July: Ruhr Area bucks the trend

Across Germany, the market for project developments is under scrutiny. Nevertheless, the project development volume in the Ruhr region will increase by around 7 % between 2020 and 2022 - and the pipelines are still full.
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07.07.2022

Residential

The smaller, the more lucrative

For the new report of the Micro-Housing Initiative, we interviewed the operators: for example, about the increased energy costs, their marketing efforts and the state of their business after Corona. The report also contains extensive best practice recommendations for the operation and construction of flats.
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06.07.2022

Background

No Panic!

The shocks in the global economy are having an impact on the real estate market. Inflation rates have been rising since the end of 2021 and it has become obvious that the lax monetary policy will have to come to an end quickly. However, we should beware of hastily constructed crash scenarios.
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21.06.2022

Background

Project developer market 2022: Turnaround and change at the same time

Project developers find themselves in the grip of rising interest rates, inflation and the explosion of construction costs. After years of growth, the German project development market is faltering. Our current analyses show: The overall market in A-cities is declining significantly, especially in residential. This reinforces the suburban trend
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02.06.2022

Chart of the Month

Chart of the Month June: Fewer Project Developments

In the seven class A cities, the project volume now amounts to only 46.2 million sqm. This corresponds to a decline of 3.6 per cent compared to the first Corona year 2020. Trading development in particular is on the decline, while portfolio holders continue to build and plan diligently.
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