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Duisburg: Amazon leases Goodman logistics center in harbor district

02/10/2018 Amazon has moved into Duisburg’s harbor, into a logistics center on Am Blumenkampshof built by Goodman on speculation last year. The new center on the harbor lot in the Kaßlerfeld district has 9,300 sqm hall space and 1,200 sqm office and social space. Roughly 100 employees use the center as a base for supplying customers in [...]

Duisburg: SDK buys “Five Boats”

14/09/2018 Süddeutsche Krankenversicherung (SDK) is acquiring the “Five Boats” office building in Duisburg’s inner harbor area. TD published an exclusive report in July that Hannover Leasing had sold the property, which has 23,500 sqm of lettable space and is fully let. It has now been disclosed that the purchase price amounted to €65mn. This is SDK’s [...]

Strabag PFS: FM order from Deutsche Bahn

12/07/2018 Strabag Property and Facility Services (Strabag PFS) is taking over the building management for two office buildings used by Deutsche Bahn with a total of approx. 80,000 sqm GFA. Facility management services for two office buildings with “special security requirements” were advertised for bids, according to Strabag PFS. The building Stephensonstrasse 1 in Frankfurt was [...]

Duisburg: Credit Suisse buys office complex

06/06/2018 A investment vehicle of Credit Suisse has acquired the office building “ICC-Business-Center” on Friedrich-Wilhelm-Straße 82-84 in Duisburg. The seller of the building with roughly 16,000 sqm and 232 underground parking spaces is a Spezialfonds by Deka. Tenants include the state’s building and property company Bau- und Liegenschaftsbetrieb NRW (BLB) and Commerzbank. Anteon supported the structured [...]

Duisburg: Aurelis plans further office project in Quartier 1

28/02/2018 Aurelis is planning another office building in Duisburg’s Quartier 1. The so-called “Duisburg Central Office” (DCO) is to be built according to plans by Duisburg architects Kohl & Fromme, directly across from the State Office for Environment, Nature, and Consumer protection (LANUV). The plans call for about 12,000 sqm GFA on four floors, with about [...]

Duisburg: Union Investment buys logistics center from Habacker

11/12/2017 Union Investment has acquired a logistics center in Kamp-Lintfort near Duisburg. The building was finished in November 2017 and is fully leased to Berlin-based e-commerce company Chal-Tec. The logistics property offers 87,500 sqm lettable space, 49,500 sqm of which are hall space, 7,700 sqm are mezzanine space, and about 700 sqm are set aside for [...]

Tchibo considering new 100,000 sqm logistics building in the Duisburg region

09/10/2017 Tchibo is looking into opening a new, roughly 100,000 sqm distribution center in the Duisburg region as an alternative to its logistics location in Bremen. The retail chain has mandated Colliers International to advise on the plans. Tchibo only recently commenced operation of a 70,000 sqm distribution hub in Cheb/Czech Republic near the German border. [...]

Duisburg: Chinese hotel group plans property in inner harbour

27/07/2017 Chinese hotel group Plateno will open a hotel of its 7 Days Premium brand in Duisburg’s inner harbour. The project will be implemented by a joint venture consisting of Duisburg’s SGE Stüdemann-Grundbesitz-Entwicklungs GmbH, the Soravia Group from Vienna and Trec Real Estate GmbH, headquartered in Düsseldorf. The plan includes an eight-storey new building with 170 [...]

Duisburg: Fokus plans residential complex on former hospital site

16/06/2017 Fokus Development plans to implement a residential complex with 200 units in Duisburg’s Dellviertel. To this end, the developer from Duisburg acquired the buildings of the former St. Vincenz Hospital. The existing nursing home will continue to use the facilities until the end of 2018. Subsequently, Fokus plans to refurbish the listed building and develop [...]

Duisburg: Chinese plan trading centre for €260mn

08/06/2017 The Chinese company Starhai has acquired the last remaining large property in the “Businesspark Niederrhein” with 61,000 sqm in Duisburg-Rheinhausen. The company plans to build a Chinese trading centre with an area of 120,000 sqm on the site for a Chinese investor group, which is currently establishing a public limited company in Germany. As a [...]