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Johannes Anschott

Member of the Executive Board

Susanne Bonfig

Head of Office Digitalwerk

Volker Höntsch

Head of Sustainability

Gerd Johannsen

Senior Specialist Corporate Communications

Henning Koch

Global Head of Transactions

Andreas Muschter

Chief Executive Officer

Sandra Scholz

Member of the Board

Mario Schuettauf

Head of Portfolio Management - Hausinvest’s Fund Manager

Dirk Schuster

Chief Credit Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Heiko Szczodrowski

Head of Asset Structuring Portfoliomanagement

Hospitality

Commerz Real sells Berlin's 5-Star Hotel de Rome to Caleus, GIC

In an off-market transaction Commerz Real has sold Hotel de Rome in Berlin to Caleus Capital Partners, an investment partnership of Caleus and Singapore sovereign wealth (...)

Hospitality

Commerz holds fast buying pace with €162m S-L for Düsseldorf's Hotel Maritim

Commerzbank's property unit Commerz Real is maintaining its fast pace of acquisitions, paying €162m in a sale-leaseback for Hotel Maritim in Düsseldorf's Airport City.  The purchase, involving a 30 (...)

Finance

Institutions to invest more in infrastructure, renewable energies - survey

Institutional investors plan to significantly expand holdings in infrastructure and renewable energies in the coming three years, says a new study by Germany's Commerz Real.  Made in conjunction with (...)

Office

Commerz Real, Wertgrund add Munich resi on way to €2bn Hausinvest goal

Germany's Commerz Real and Wertgrund have made their third housing purchase on the way to the targeted €2bn of resi out of the total €15bn in the Hausinvest (...)

Office

German prime office prices surge to 3.9%qq in third quarter

Prices of office properties in Germany's five largest cities surged by 3.9%qq in third quarter, nearly quadrupling the velocity of 2Q19, according to JLL's Victor Prime (...)

Finance

German property investment, at €43bn in first 9mths, 2019 set for record

German property investment reached almost €43.4bn in the first nine months of 2019, with €18.5bn in 3Q19 alone, and looks set to hit a record €65bn (...)

Finance

Record Commerz Real purchase, of Millennium Portfolio, said done at €2.5bn

In the largest transaction in its history, said worth €2.5bn, Commerz Real has acquired the Millennium Portfolio of 49 German office, residential and retail assets for (...)

Housing

Commerz Real adds student, senior housing in Hanover for €36m

Germany's Commerz Real has extended its residential portfolio, investing €36m in separate student and senior transactions in Hanover, the capital of Lower Saxony state. The group purchased (...)

Housing

Germany's Commerz Real, Wertgrund pay €70m for Dresden resi project

Germany's Commerz Real and Wertgrund Immobilien have acquired the Königshöfe project in Dresden from CG group for €70m, aiming to deliver 191 apartments by 2022. Construction in Dresden’s Inner New City is scheduled to (...)

Hospitality

German 1H hotel investment falls 20%yy to €1.5bn due to lack of product

First-half hotel investment in Germany fell 20% from 1H18 to €1.47bn due to lack of suitable available product, says adviser JLL in a new report. After just (...)

Listed

Germany's Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank end merger discussions

Germany's Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank have broken off discussions on a merger, saying that it was determined this would not be in the interest of either (...)

Finance

Four key trends for real estate values seen as demography, urbanisation, tech, sustainability

Four main trends will be crucial for determining future real estate values, says the head of BNP Paribas REIM - demography, urbanisation, technology and green sustainability. Barbara (...)

Housing

Commerzbank's Commerz Real earmarks €2bn for residential in next 4-5 years

Days after Germany's cooperative system manager made an unprecedented €1.4bn+ housing investment, Commerz Real, part of Commerzbank, said it is earmarking €2bn for residential in the (...)

Office

In 5th Euro deal, Korean Hana's Warsaw buy led by Commerz said at €150m

In an estimated fifth European acquisition since November, Korea's Hana Financial, in a deal led by Commerz Real, has added the Lixa office project in Warsaw for a (...)

Listed

Paris REIT Cegereal net slides to €33m on valuations, but cash-flow stable

Paris office REIT/SIIC Cegereal posted a sharp drop in net income last year to €33.1m after €62.4m in 2017 mainly due to the high portfolio uplift last year, (...)

Finance

Germany's Commerz Real boosts 2018 deals over €5bn; Hausinvest reaches €14bn

Commerz Real, the real assets fund manager of Germany's Commerzbank, boosted transactions last year over €5bn and said its flagship Hausinvest fund grew to more than (...)

Office

Germany’s Commerz Real acquires high-rise office complex in Helsinki

German asset and investment manager Commerz Real has acquired the high-rise complex “Tripla Workery”, in Helsinki, for its open-ended real estate fund Hausinvest. The seller is (...)

Office

GEG purchases former Frankfurt ECB HQ Eurotheum for €250m

GEG German Estate, controlled by private German firm DIC and US M&A giant KKR, has acquired the Eurotheum building in Frankfurt fromCommerz Real at a cost of around €250m.  GEG said in a (...)

Hospitality

Germany's Commerz Real, Steigenberger launch €250m hotel fund

Germany's Commerz Real, part of Commerzbank, has issued, together with the Steigenberger group, a fund for European hotel real estate targeting €250m in assets. The vehicle is a Luxembourg (...)

Office

Sweden's Fastpartner adds Solna port office for €189m

In one of the largest recent single asset deals in Sweden, private investment manager Fastpartner has paid €189m for a 41,000 sqm office block in Solna, north of Stockholm, (...)

Office

More Frankfurt office towers needed to match rising demand - Colliers

Office occupiers in Frankfurt are increasingly focusing on skyscrapers, making them popular investment assets and depressing vacancies to 3.7%, says adviser Colliers. Also due to Brexit (...)

Office

Tishman Speyer buys Frankfurt tower for new German IM platform

Global developer Tishman Speyer has acquired the Bürohaus an der Alten Oper in Frankfurt for a new investment management platform, the third office tower to change hands in the city in (...)

Finance

German 2017 off-market real estate deals as high as €40bn - study

German off-market transaction volume reached €40bn last year, about another 60% on top of the €70bn institutional market volume reported by the main advisers, according to (...)

Office

Commerz Real's Frankfurt Omniturm buy said at €700m

Commerzbank's real assets manager Commerz Real has purchased one of Frankfurt's largest and most spectacular office projects, Omniturm, for a price reported to be almost €700m. Seller (...)

Finance

German CZ's Commerz Real seeks €500m for new infrastructure fund

Commerz Real, the real assets investment unit of Germany's Commerzbank, is launching an infrastructure fund to tap into soaring global capital needs, seeking €500m equity from (...)

Finance

German firms establish Real Estate Data Summit to set open digital strategy

Eight leading German property management and real estate firms, organised by Berlin PropTech group Architrave, have founded a new grouping called Real Estate Data Summit to (...)

Office

German GEG buys Frankfurt's Japan Center from Commerz Real for €280m

The GEG German Estate Group, privately-held by the domestic Deutsche Immobilien Chancen group and US-based investor KKR, said it has acquired the Japan Center in Frankfurt CBD from (...)