German real estate companies reduce their portfolios

In 2009, the figure for completed sales was twice as high as that for purchases. Overall, far fewer and smaller transactions were conducted last year.

Hamborner on the home stretch

The Duisburg-based company has submitted the documentation required for registration as a REIT and will assume this status retroactively to 1 January 2010.

The REIT pipeline

The list of all companies with concrete plans to issue a German Real Estate Investment Trust.

REIT legislation

The current wording of the law and key details on the discussion surrounding a possible amendment.

A question of value

Value reporting for REITs and real estate companies is subject to particular requirements. We tell you what these are.

Financial calendar

Key dates for REITs and real estate companies

Pre-REIT villa specialist aims to expand

CR Capital Real Estate AG achieved a profit after tax of EUR 3.3 million in the first seven months of its existence and aims to buy cheaply during the crisis.

Recovery for former whipping boys

In 2009, most of the major German real estate shares appreciated in value. Shares, which had gone to rack and ruin in 2007 and 2008, performed particularly well.

EPRA Best Practices Recommendations


The Epra Best Practices Recommendations considerably enhanced the transparency of European publicly traded real estate companies in 2001. Expert Wilhelm Breuer explains the details.