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NAI apollo brokers sale of commercial property in Bad Homburg

Frankfurt, 17.08.2018 – The owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo has brokered the sale of a 1,500-sqm commercial property in Bad Homburg to a private buyer. The seller is a private investor. The premises at 20, Steinmühlstraße include 1,100 sqm of hall space and 400 sqm of office space.

The building is situated in an industrial zone near to the Bad Homburg ‘Kreuz’ (motorway intersection). It provides space for production companies with a focus on craft industries and trade. Well-known companies such as Stadtwerke Bad Homburg, Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA and DMG MORI Frankfurt GmbH are already based in this area. The A5 motorway provides access to the national road network.

 

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NAI apollo Munich successfully negotiates two deals for I.G. Pflanzenzucht

Munich, 01.08.2018 – Owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – negotiated the lease contract for 450 sqm of office space on Reichenbachstrasse street in Ismaning for I.G. Pflanzenzucht GmbH. The landlord is LBBW Immobilien. NAI apollo was also able to let the former office location of I.G. Pflanzenzucht on Nußbaumstrasse at Sendlinger Tor in Munich to etcos immobilien management GmbH. The rental space in the office property, which belongs to I.G. Pflanzenzucht, comprises 230 sqm.

I.G. Pflanzenzucht specialises in the sale of seeds and is one of the oldest plant breeding groups in Germany. The company decided to extend its premises as a result of recent expansion.

Steffen Hecht from NAI apollo said: “We are delighted to have been able to accomplish two goals at the same time for I.G. Pflanzenzucht GmbH, securing a new office space for the company on one hand while also finding a tenant for its former premises on the other. Furthermore, we were able help etcos immobilien management GmbH, a company with close ties to us, obtain a new office space.”

 

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NAI apollo negotiates sale of commercial property on the Nürburgring racetrack

Frankfurt am Main, 17.07.2018 – Owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – has arranged the sale of a commercial property with approx. 3,100 sqm of floor space in Meuspath in North Rhine-Westphalia to a German automotive group. NAI apollo had been exclusively mandated to place the property, which is situated on a 12,000-sqm plot. The is Bridgestone Germany. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

The site is located in an industrial area near the Nürburgring racetrack and is home to numerous companies involved in motor sports. Among other activities, these companies test their latest developments on the Nürburgring circuit, which at 26km is the longest permanent racetrack in the world. It is only a five-minute journey from the Meuspath industrial area.

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NAI apollo: Slump in large off-plan leases reduces take-up in the market for warehouse and logistics space in the Rhine-Main area

  • Take-up in first half of 2018 falls almost 13 per cent year-on-year to 322,000 sqm
  • Decrease in the segment for “5,000-sqm plus” spaces and off-plan lease contracts
  • Acceleration of project completions; new building projects on the starting block
  • Forecast: Stabilisation of market activity and a year-end result in line with the long-term average

Frankfurt am Main, 12.07.2018 – Rental activity on the market for warehouse and logistics space in the Rhine-Main region weakened slightly in the second quarter of 2018 following a good start to the year, according to the latest analysis from owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group. Take-up by tenants and owner-occupiers reached about 155,000 sqm in the last three months, a decrease of 7.2 per cent compared to the first quarter of the year. The half-year take-up volume amounted to about 322,000 sqm, which represents a 12.8 per cent decline compared to the first half of 2017.

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NAI apollo: Office lettings market in Frankfurt with highest take-up since 2008

  • Half-year take-up of 253,600 sqm is 15 % above the 10-year average
  • Co-working suppliers provide boost to lettings volume in Q2
  • Higher number of deals
  • Vacancies at lowest level since 2001
  • Further increase in rental prices
  • Outlook for 2018 as a whole: Take-up to reach at least 550,000 sqm, continued reduction in vacancies, further increase in office rents

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Top location Frankfurt Airport: CargoCity set to remain popular logistics centre

Joint study by Fraport AG and NAI apollo provides an overview of the CargoCity North and CargoCity South logistics centres at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt am Main, 28.06.2018 – A joint study by Fraport AG and real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – found that CargoCity at Frankfurt Airport is an extremely strong logistics location. With a prime rent of more than €20 per sqm, rental prices for logistics spaces in CargoCity tend to be considerably higher than in logistics markets outside the airport. It comes as little surprise that the most important occupants within CargoCity are freight handling companies as well as cargo airlines. The biggest advantages of the location, and the reasons for the high rents, include access to the airport’s main customs office, direct links to the airport and the position of the logistics centre within the Rhine-Main region.

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12th NAI apollo group Soccer Cup: Record sum of € 8,000 raised for charity

Frankfurt am Main, 21.06.2018 – Owner-managed real-estate consultants NAI apollo – a partner of the NAI apollo group – has held its NAI apollo group Soccer Cup for the twelfth time. A total of 20 teams – mainly from the real-estate industry – vied for the title at the training centre of German football league club Eintracht Frankfurt. Around 500 spectators and players made their way to the Riederwald district. A record sum of € 8,000 was raised for a good cause. This year, the donations will be going to the charity brotZeit e.V., which helps around 200 schools across Germany to provide children with a healthy breakfast. Three of the schools are located in Frankfurt, and funding will be extended to further institutions in the city in the new school year.

 

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imovo joins the NAI apollo group network as partner

Frankfurt am Main, 08.06.2018 – imovo GmbH is the latest company to join the owner-operated real estate consultancy network of the NAI apollo group and has been representing the group in Düsseldorf since the start of June 2018. Including imovo, the NAI network now consists of eight partner companies.

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NAI apollo: Six employees receive ‘TOP Producer’ award

Frankfurt am Main, 06.06.2018 – Owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – has six “TOP Producers of 2017” within its ranks. Heike Krone came in at second place, Lenny Lemler and Radomir Vasilijevic reached the top 10 and Marc Bachmann, Kevin Korts and Yuval Rozenberg the top 20 of the annual revenue ranking of 6,500 employees put together by the international property network NAI Global.

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Munich’s Viktualienmarkt: NAI apollo negotiates fitness studio lease

Munich, 26.04.2018 – Owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – negotiated the lease of a 700-sqm commercial unit situated opposite the Viktualienmarkt (central food market) in Munich for the fitness studio chain PRIME TIME FITNESS GmbH. The company’s new fitness studio will open for business in autumn 2018. The privately owned property is a listed residential and commercial building constructed in 1908.

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