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.
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.
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.
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.
Frankfurt am Main, 25.04.2018 – Owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – has arranged the letting of a commercial property in Frankfurt-Preungesheim to Eco-Kart GmbH. A private landlord is building a hall with 2,500 sqm gross floor space at 31, August-Schanz-Straße, and the go-kart operator is expected to move into the premises during August 2018.
Space take-up of 167,000 sqm exceeds previous year’s figure by 45.6 %
NAI apollo participated in two of five large deals
New leases in existing properties account for 70 % of total take-up
Outlook: Space take-up to reach above-average level in 2018
Frankfurt am Main, 23.04.2018 – The market for warehouse and logistics space in the Rhine-Main area has made a good start to the year, according to the latest report from owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group. Space take-up by tenants and owner-occupiers amounted to about 167,000 sqm in the first three months, exceeding the previous year’s result by 45.6 % (Q1 2017: 115,000 sqm). However, this was still below the volume of almost 200,000 sqm that was recorded in the first quarter of 2016.
Frankfurt am Main, 17.04.2018 – Richter + Frenzel GmbH + Co. KG, one of the leading wholesalers inthe sanitary, building services and civil engineering product segments, has extended its lease contract for premises at 7-9, Robert-Bosch-Straße in Dietzenbach by a further 15 years. The asset management division of owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of NAI apollo group – was responsible for brokering the extension of the contract for the space, which comprises about 1,200-sqm of storage and approx. 200-sqm of office space. In addition, a new commercial hall with approx. 930 sqm is being constructed on the site under the overall direction of apollo real estate management GmbH. Once completed, the new building will be used as a show room by Richter+Frenzel.
Frankfurt am Main, 10.04.2018 – Owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – has appointed three new team members to its investment division with effect from 1 April 2018. Sven Tilse (Principal Consultant), Tobias Kern (Consultant) and Andreas Hamm (Sales Coordinator) will support the expansion of the company's investment business from its headquarters in Frankfurt.
Purchase of BUWOG by Vonovia responsible for best start to a year since 2015 record period
More large deals registered compared to previous years
Listed property companies retain their position as the strongest buyer group
Forward deals gain in significance
Prices for existing buildings and project developments increase further
Outlook for 2018: The transaction volume is expected to be at least in line with the previous year’s level based on high-priced project sales and small and medium-sized portfolio sales
Frankfurt am Main, 05.04.2018 – According to the latest analysis by owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group – the residential portfolio investment market in Germany has maintained the strong momentum that was already evident at the end of 2017. In the first quarter of 2018, the transaction volume increased by as much as 86.6 % to about €6.9 billion compared to the same period of the previous year (2017: €3.7 billion). This therefore marks the best start to a year since the record result in 2015. A total of 47,900 residential units changed hands (Q1 2017: 27,700).
Quarterly take-up of 136,800 sqm is 41.1 % above the long-term average
Banks, financial service providers and insurers continue to dominate the office lettings scene
Strongest growth registered in contracts for small and medium-sized spaces
Vacancies now as low as 916,000 sqm
Sharp rise in rents
Outlook for 2018: Space take-up well above the 500,000-sqm mark, further reduction in vacancies and rental price growth
Frankfurt am Main, 03.04.2018 – The Frankfurt market for office space including Eschborn and Offenbach-Kaiserlei exceeded the previous year’s result by a considerable margin in the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest analysis by owner-managed real estate consultancy NAI apollo – partner of the NAI apollo group. This is reflected by an increase in the number of lease contract signings and a higher take-up volume. In the first three months of 2018, the number of contracts stood at 178 — which is 8.5 % higher than the already good result of the previous year (Q1 2017: 164). Compared to the first quarter of 2017, space take-up by tenants and owner-occupiers grew 9.9 % to 136,800 sqm and represents one of the best first quarters since the turn of the century. The result is also 41.1 % above the average for the past five years (Q1 2013 – Q1 2017: 96,900 sqm per quarter). “The excellent start to the year was influenced by the general market recovery, but especially by the strong growth in lettings of small and medium-sized spaces,” said Radomir Vasilijevic, Head of Office & Retail Letting at NAI apollo.