TD News International: 15/02/2019


WeWork expands with Berlin real estate team

15/02/2019 WeWork will be managing its expansion in Europe with a new real estate team based in Berlin. The “Real Estate Team Northern Europe and Central Eastern Europe” is being headed by Heiko Himme, who came to WeWork from Cushman & Wakefield at the end of last year. Also on the team are Michael Barth as [...]

Berlin: BNP Paribas REIM buys “Franklin Haus”

15/02/2019 The SSN Group, part of Consus Real Estate, has sold the “Franklin Haus” office project in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district to BNP Paribas REIM as part of a forward funding deal. The approx. 3,600 sqm site at Franklinstraße 26a will hold around 11,000 sqm of office rental space. The building’s design allows for flexible use as [...]


Ludwigshafen: ProConcept to build 300+ apartments in “South” quarter

15/02/2019 The Mannheim real estate developer ProConcept has acquired the site of the Pfalzwerke headquarters in Ludwigshafen’s “Süd” (South) quarter and will build over 300 apartments and condominiums there following the planned relocation of the energy provider. Ludwigshafen’s city council has now resolved to create a development plan for the project. ProConcept is planning to invest [...]

Empira takes over igb

15/02/2019 The Swiss investment management firm Empira has taken over the Munich engineering firm igb Ingenieurgesellschaft Burgert. The announcement reveals Empira’s firmness in making significant expansion in the area of project development. igb’s team consists of 26 civil engineers, architects and experts, and specializes in new construction and development to existing properties in the residential, office, [...]


Vivanium to manage 1,420 apartments of d.i.i.

15/02/2019 Vivanium has taken over the property and facility management for a part of the portfolio of d.i.i. Deutsche Invest Immobilien. The units (1,420 residential and 30 commercial) have a total lettable space of around 100,000 sqm distributed throughout eleven cities, whereby the cities of Elmhorn, Halle, Stade, Wiesbaden and Mainz each have over 150 units. [...]

Andreas Trumpp named Head of Research Europe at Savills IM

15/02/2019 Andreas Trumpp (41) has been named Head of Research Europe at Savills Investment Management (Savills IM). He succeeds Irfan Younus, who has left the company. Trumpp joined Savills IM in 2015 as Head of Research Germany and oversaw the German, Polish and Austrian markets. Prior to that, he was at Colliers International for almost nine [...]