List of 3 large real estate asset managers in Germany
Managing the real estate investments of investors – this is the task and the business model of real estate asset managers. Real estate as an investment has been in high demand in recent years because it offered comparatively good returns. The companies we present below are part of our list of the largest real estate asset managers in Germany.
1. HIH Real Estate GmbH, Hamburg
HIH Real Estate is part of the HIH Group, which offers a wide range of real estate services. “HIH Real Estate” used to be called “Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate” and was part of Warburg Bank. Today, HIH Group is owned by the Hamburg-based investment company VIGOR Beteiligung GmbH. The HIH Group’s services range from project development and property management to asset management. HIH Real Estate stands for the latter. The company manages real estate and develops investment solutions for it (fund concepts, club deals and private placements, individual investments). The portfolio currently comprises 179 office properties, 69 retail properties and 21 logistics properties. HIH-managed real estate assets amount to 58.2 billion euros.
Update 2023: The subsidiary Eternigy GmbH was recently established. The new company will offer charging solutions for electric vehicles in the future. Naturally in the asset manager HIH’s own RE properties, but the offer is also open for underground garages and outdoor parking spaces of “third-party” residential and commercial properties, which is directly reflected in full order books at Eternigy.
2. PATRIZIA AG, Augsburg, Germany
PATRIZIA was founded in 1984 by Wolfgang Egger (still CEO) and initially focused on real estate investments in the Munich area. After the IPO in 2006, the investment activities were significantly expanded geographically and they started to launch real estate funds for institutional investors on a large scale. In 2016, the fund business was also opened to private investors. Today, PATRIZIA sees itself as a leading pan-European real estate investment manager with more than EUR 55 billion in assets under management. The company has 27 locations worldwide, including 22 in Europe, and employs over 800 people.
3. Real I.S. AG Gesellschaft für Immobilien Assetmanagement, Munich
Real I.S. started in 1991 as “Bayernfonds Immobilien GmbH”. Today, the company, which is affiliated with the savings bank organization as a subsidiary of BayernLB, is one of Germany’s leading real estate asset managers. Real I.S. offers real estate-related fund solutions for private and institutional investors. In addition to Munich, Real I.S. is represented in Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig and Jena. Further locations and subsidiaries exist in France, Spain, Luxembourg and Australia. The real estate assets under management amount to over 10 billion euros. Approximately 250 employees take care of asset management.
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German RE Property Managers
Asset management companies play a central role in the real estate industry and are important partners for institutional investors, family offices, insolvency administrators and many other players in the real estate scene. For this reason, Listenchampion’s research team has closely analyzed the German real estate market to identify the largest real estate asset managers in Germany. The result is a comprehensive database of 100 companies with considerable assets under management. The database is available for you to download immediately in the form of a clear Excel list and can be sorted, filtered or edited according to your wishes and requirements. Lead generation has never been so easy. With our list, we have already been able to support investors, consultants, real estate agents, banks and many other players in targeting potential customers. Benefit from our experience in the German real estate market and save yourself hours of painstaking research.
Lead generation for the real estate industry
Asset managers manage and optimize real estate portfolios. In detail, this means that asset management companies represent the owners, optimize buildings and develop them, carry out controlling, monitor external service providers (e.g. property managers) and finally sell the properties. Due to the range of tasks, real estate asset managers play a central role in the value chain of the real estate industry. They are not only important contacts for owners, but also for brokers or co-investors, for example. We offer an exclusive overview of the 100 largest asset managers in Germany, including comprehensive information. Numerous players from the real estate industry have already been able to profitably use our database of the largest asset management companies to approach business contacts and build partnerships. It is particularly helpful for many real estate professionals that the list contains information on the asset classes in which the asset managers are active. This allows you to easily filter out the right companies for your project.
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Valuable information in the Excel list
- Contact data (company name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, management, URL)
- Form of address of the management suitable for serial letters (e.g. “Sehr geehrter Herr Dr. Müller”)
- Assets under management and number of buildings and units managed (if publicly disclosed)
- Focus by asset class (residential, office, retail, logistics, hotel, healthcare)
Domestic players and international companies
Our research in the German real estate industry has shown that the main asset management companies have very different backgrounds. Some of the largest real estate asset managers in Germany mainly manage their own portfolio and easily open up to institutional investors, family offices, pension funds or insolvency administrators. Other companies fully specialize in third-party property managers, helping to ease the burden on owners and investors. In terms of preferred asset classes, residential, office and retail properties are particularly popular. However, we were also able to identify many relevant players in the field of care and healthcare properties, hotels and logistics properties. In line with general trends in the real estate scene, our database contains both German and foreign companies with an increased interest in the German market.
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