TD News International Location: Cologne

Cologne: First construction phase of MesseCity fully let

15/08/2019 The rubber manufacturer Arlanxeo has signed a lease for 8,400 sqm of office space in the new MesseCity Cologne quarter, located in the city’s Deutz district. The company is expected to relocate its approx. 350 employees from its administrative headquarters to the new location in May 2020. Arlanxeo was advised by the law firm Ebner [...]

Cologne: GS Immobilien acquires former RTL building in Junkersdorf

14/08/2019 GS Immobiliengruppe has acquired the former RTL complex located at Aachener Straße 1042 in Cologne’s Junkersdorf district. The investment volume ranges in the double-digit millions. The site consists of 8,500 sqm of land with around 20,000 sqm of mixed-use commercial space, 10,000 sqm of office space, a computer center, studios, and around 700 underground parking [...]

Hürth: Pantera builds hotel with serviced apartments

08/08/2019 The Cologne project developer Pantera intends to build a hotel with serviced apartments and an office building on a 4,050 sqm site on Immendorfer Straße in nearby Hürth. The hotel will have up to five stories, the office building three. The latter may include a childcare center. The complex will have underground parking. Investment volume [...]

Cologne: Moxy Hotel comes to Cologneo I

05/08/2019 The Odyssey Hotel Group will operate a 176-room Moxy Hotel on Deutz-Mülheimer Straße in the new urban quarter Cologneo I in Cologne’s Mülheim district. A lease has now been signed with the project developer CG Group. The hotel should be finished by late 2022. Cologneo I comprises six new buildings between five and seven stories [...]

Cologne: Vollack develops new office project on Butzweilerhof

23/07/2019 Vollack Group is planning two new office buildings with 15,900 sqm office space on Butzweilerhof in Cologne-Ossendorf. The ensemble called “Butz.Eins.Zwo” on Adolf-Grimme-Allee 10-12 will have an underground garage with 192 parking spaces and will be the largest certified commercially-used passive house in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Vollack Group itself intends to move its [...]

Cologne’s expo builds a new headquarters

09/07/2019 The supervisory board of Koelnmesse AG has agreed to management’s plans to build a new HQ in Cologne. As the expo operator states, a new building for 700 employees is to be constructed on the Messe’s own lot on Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 109 across from the current headquarters in the Messe tower. The existing office building will [...]

Cologne: Meininger Hotel Group rents 7,900 sqm in the “Ovum”

03/07/2019 The Meininger Hotel Group will operate its new Cologne hotel in the “Ovum” commercial quarter, in the city’s Braunsfeld district. The company has rented around 7,900 sqm at Stolberger Straße 349 near Eupener Straße, where it intends to open a 200+ room hotel in autumn 2022. The lease will initially run for 22 years. The [...]

Cologne: Tristan and Freo sell Barthonia Forum

29/05/2019 Episo3, a Europe fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, and Freo have sold the “Kölnisch Quartier” formerly known as “Barthonia Forum” on Thebäerstraße in Ehrenfeld for about €220mn in several separate transactions. The lion’s share of the property went to the family office East Guardian, who was advised by Blue Asset Management, for an unknown [...]

Cologne: GAG Immobilien acquires residential building site

24/05/2019 GAG Immobilien has now acquired a municipal land plot at Siegburger Straße in Cologne. This, together with a previously purchased private property, provides land totaling around 7,300 sqm for the “Poller Damm” construction project. The company intends to build 89 publicly subsidized apartments and two facilities for residential groups. Plans call for a total living [...]

Cologne: Bauwens and Corpus Sireo building “Reiterstaffel Offices”

15/05/2019 To complete the Reiterstaffel Quartier, Bauwens Development and Corpus Sireo will erect the “Reiterstaffel Offices” in Köln-Marienburg. Marketing of the 11,780 sqm complex on Gaedestraße 7-9 started in early May. Savills will be advising the owners as lead broker and manage the marketing process. Completion of the property is anticipated in Q2 of 2021. Nearly [...]