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Battle of the asset classes: office vs. residential
29. July 2019
Things aren’t always easy for investors – which segment to invest in when residential takes retail's rank?
Sign with 2 arrows pointing in opposite directions, one reading EU, one reading Brexit
Johnson commits to Brexit ‘do or die’ by October 31st
15. July 2019
The race to replace the hapless Theresa May as prime minister is down to two candidates – Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt. The winner will be known on the 22nd July, and it seems almost certain to be Boris Johnson.
Green funds grow in an improved climate for impact investing. Photo: Nattapol_Sritongcom via Shutterstock.
Improved climate for Impact Investing
1. July 2019
Investors’ increasing awareness of Environmental, Social and Governance issues is shifting to climate change risks – and, by extension, to pro-active impact investing.
Crowdinvesting unites several financiers to invest in one project who eventually will have a share of its financial success. Photo: Miriam Doer Martin Frommherz / Shutterstock.
Cloud helping property investments go digital
21. May 2019
Stronger together: Crowdinvesting unites several financiers to invest in one project who eventually will have a share of its financial success. This investment type inreasingly attracts large investors. Where will this new trend take us? Read more on our blog.
The flow of international investments to Germany 2018 and throughout the past 5 years.
How international capital flows into Germany
1. April 2019
In 2018, the majority of foreign investments flowed from EMEA into Germany while the capital flows from other economic regions recorded declines. The forecasts for subsequent developments are all the more favorable.
7 Experts share their Top Real Estate Trends and Predictions for 2019
7 Industry Experts on their Top Real Estate Trends for 2019
4. February 2019
To start the year off right, we asked 7 renowned industry experts to tell us their top trends, investment opportunities, and most of all their own ambitions for 2019. Enjoy reading, sharing and discussing their statements – and feel free to add your own predictions!
Hotel assets offer big return rates but can also attract greedy newcomers. Photo: Hadrian / Shutterstock.
Hotel properties: full of life, but volatile
3. September 2018
At this year’s EXPO REAL, the “hotel” asset class will be one the liveliest. Forget the days when people invested in hotels only once all other asset classes had ceased to function.
Leipzig is one of the most popular B locations in Germany. Photo: travelview / Shutterstock.com
International Property Investors Eye Germany – It is only the beginning
27. August 2018
Since the financial crisis 10 years ago, Germany has become increasingly popular with international property investors. This is due to its economic stability and polycentrality.
With Emmanuel Macron in power, foreign investments into French office buildings are on the rise. Paris profits in particular. Photo: Feel good studio / Shutterstock.
Paris profits from Macron effect 
13. August 2018
With Emmanuel Macron in power, more and more foreign investors target the French property market. Especially Asian investors, among them Japanese capital, are interested in the French office sector. Meanwhile, local investors lay their hopes in coworking spaces.
With Deutsche Bank's departure, the London stock market would lose half of its euro clearing business. Photo: dade72 / Shutterstock
Fear of “no deal” for UK would spur City exodus
6. August 2018
Deutsche Bank announced to move half of its clearing activities from London to Frankfurt, weakening one core branch of the London stock market. A prospect of things to come?
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