Hotel investments are considered a lucrative segment of the real estate market. In 2019, around 1.44 billion euros flowed into German hotel portfolios. Not much less – one billion euros – was invested in the first three months of 2020 alone. Despite corona burdens – in the long run, investments in hotels remain attractive. This is also what these 3 international investors on the German hotel market say to themselves. This article is based on the unique List of the 100 largest hotel investors in Germany.
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1. AccorInvest Group SA, Luxembourg: over 900 hotels in 31 countries
The AccorInvest Group was created in 2017 from the “Hotelinvest” division of the French Accor Group. With 5,000 hotels in 110 countries, Accor is one of the largest hotel operators in the world and a leader in Europe. AccorInvest focuses entirely on hotel investments. More than 90 percent of the hotels purchased are in Europe, of which a good 170 are in Germany. In 2018, AccorInvest has opened itself up to institutional investors who can enter the hotel investment market with their own capital.
2. Vivion Investments S.à r.l., Luxembourg: hotels in Germany and the United Kingdom
Vivion has been in existence since 2008 and the Vivion Group is largely controlled by the Israeli entrepreneurial family Dayan. Vivion Investments buys office and hotel properties in Germany and Great Britain. The real estate portfolio comprises approximately 4.1 billion euros. Nearly half of this is accounted for by Germany. Hotels account for 56 percent of the real estate assets. In Germany, Vivion is involved in 39 properties with a total value of 1.9 billion euros – preferably in the cities of Berlin, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Frankfurt and Munich.
3. Queensgate Investments LLP, London: Generator Hostels in Germany
Queensgate Investments is a partnership company in which the founding family Kow, Alvarium Investments and the Peterson Group have joined forces as fund providers and investors. The investment portfolio is approximately £3 billion. Hotel investments form a focal point. In 2017 Queensgate acquired the international hostel chain Generator. Generator also owns two hostels in Berlin and one in Hamburg. The chain aims to become the leading international hostel provider and is already present in several European cities.