TD News International Location: Bochum

Bochum: Axa a likely “Ruhr Park” stakeholder

26/06/2015 Axa Real Estate will likely be a joint owner of the “Ruhr Park” in Bochum. The Federal antitrust authority reported via its website the acquisition of shares by the shopping center’s special purpose vehicles associated with Unibail-Rodamco. Meanwhile, “Euro Property” reported that Axa, together with Unibail-Rodamco, acquired the shares of Perella Weinberg for €325mn. Until [...]

Bochum: HBB buys core area for new urban quarter

17/06/2015 HBB Hanseatische Betreuungs- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft has acquired the 10,500 sqm old courthouse center site on Bochum’s Viktoriastrasse from Bau und Liegenschaftsbetrieb des Landes (BLB). Neither side commented on the purchase price. The contract is still pending the approval of the state legislature – which is considered a formality, however. HBB will have thus secured the [...]

Bochum: Ruhr University leases 3,600 sqm in “Bochumer Fenster”

19/01/2015 Ruhr-Universität Bochum has leased another 3,600 sqm of office space in the “Bochumer Fenster” office and commercial building, bringing its total there to 11,800 sqm, or 50% of the building’s entire floor area. DIC Asset said the now finalized contract has a 15-year term. The additional area is in the basement, which was formerly a [...]

Bochum: ThyssenKrupp finds new office location

06/01/2015 ThyssenKrupp has met with success in its search for a new service location in Bochum: the company reported that it has decided in favor of the TrimontePark property at Wasserstrasse 223 in the Wiemelhausen district. As of February 2015, 2,500 sqm of office space are to house the Global Shared Services (GSS) department responsible for [...]

Bochum: Opel to build 95,000 sqm distribution center

25/11/2014 Opel wants to build an extension for its distribution center on the Werk II area in Bochum’s Langendreer District. According to an Opel spokesperson, the 95,000 sqm facility is to be in operation in 2016. Some €60mn are to be invested in both the new extension and the modernization of the existing Werk III distribution [...]

Bochum: ThyssenKrupp plans office location

28/08/2014 ThyssenKrupp wants to consolidate its payroll and property management offices at a new location in Bochum starting this fall. Currently, three properties in Bochum are under consideration. A company spokesperson, however, told TD that no decision has yet been made, although one can be expected in the next one to two weeks. The preferred property, [...]

Bochum: University rents 6,700 sqm in former Stadtbadgalerie building

30/07/2013 The Ruhr University of Bochum has leased some 6,700 sqm of office space in the former “Stadtbadgalerie” at Massenbergstrasse 9-13. The office and retail complex is being converted by its owner, DIC Asset, and has been renamed “Bochumer Fenster”. It is now 98% rented. The space leased by the university is spread over five floors; [...]

Bochum: Häusser-Bau acquires 179 apartments from Immeo

26/04/2013 Häusser-Bau seated in Bochum has acquired a real estate portfolio of 27 apartment buildings comprising 179 residential units on 9,760 sqm of living space as well as 13 garages. The properties are located in various districts in Bochum. Essen-based Immeo Wohnen was the seller. Häusser-Bau announced that over the short to medium term, it plans [...]

Bochum: Second phase of “Ruhr-Park” renovation complete

05/09/2012 After almost a year of construction, mfi has completed the second phase of the refurbishment of its “Ruhr-Park” in Bochum. H&M, dm, New Yorker and Theo Wormland have have moved from smaller sales areas into the new building. New tenants in the “Ruhr-Park” include Camp David, Betty Barclay, Juwelier Krämer and Unitymedia. Retail space especially [...]

Bochum: City wants up to 20,000 sqm in additional downtown retail space

08/06/2010 The administration of the city of Bochum has worked out a development concept projecting up to 20,000 sqm of new retail space for its downtown area, including the present judiciary center and the Telekom block. In an interview with THOMAS DAILY, the city’s building officer, Ernst Kratzsch, stated that the concept is to be discussed [...]