Capital Language Solutions | 2018 April

April, 2018

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2018 off to a flying start As expected, the German commercial investment market delivered a strong start to 2018. In Germany’s Top Seven cities of Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Stuttgart, all of the major brokerage houses reported transaction volumes of between EUR 11.8 billion and EUR 12.3 billion in the first quarter of 2018.   Office rules the roost According to BNPPRE, Colliers, JLL and CBRE, more than 50% of investment …


If you are planning a new property development in Germany any time soon, brace yourself: Construction costs are rising faster than at any point since the financial crisis. The cost of constructing a standard residential building was 4.0 percent higher in February 2018 than just 12 months earlier. According to Federal Statistical Office, this was the highest increase in construction prices since November 2007, when prices rose by 5.8 percent. So, …