TD News International Location: Duisburg

Aurelis builds college in “Duisburger Freiheit”

07/08/2019 North Rhine-Westphalia’s college for public administration is renting a future building with a gross floor area of 31,220 sqm in “Quartier 1” in the “Duisburger Freiheit” office park project. The owner is Aurelis, which is investing €70mn in the project located near Duisburg’s main railway station. The new college facility will have 61 classrooms, a [...]

DIC buys Duisburg’s “Stadtfenster” for €58mn

19/07/2019 DIC Asset has acquired the “Stadtfenster” in Duisburg for €58.1mn. Transfer of ownership, use and liabilities was completed in late June, the company states. The structure, built in 2014, has five stories with over 12,600 sqm lettable space in total. The lion’s share of it is used by the local city library and adult education center. [...]

Duisburg: Wohninvest sells “Tausendfensterhaus”

27/06/2019 A Düsseldorf family office has acquired the “Tausendfensterhaus” building, located at Ruhrorter Straße 187 in Duisburg’s Ruhrort district. The seller is the Wohninvest Group from Fellbach, near Stuttgart. The listed commercial property was built in the 1920s and has around 12,400 sqm of lettable space. Tenants include an eye clinic, the health insurance provider Techniker [...]

Duisburg: Terragon and Sax planning seniors’ apartments for €70mn

02/04/2019 Terragon and Sax Group intend to invest €70mn in the development of a seniors’ residence in Duisburg’s Dell district. Plans call for 190 serviced apartments with roughly 25,000 sqm GFA to be built on the 14,000 sqm site of the former Welker Foundation. The lot will also be home to an in-patient care facility with [...]

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 [...]