The flexibility of business parks is currently hitting a nerve, with more and more companies from the classic B-to-C sector renting space there. Investors have also long since discovered them for themselves, and construction activity has more than doubled within four years. For the first time, the "Spotlight Business Parks" study by the Corporate Real Estate Initiative is also illustrating the background for a wider public.
The market report of the Initiative Corporate Real Estate shows: Following an unexpected final spurt, corporate real estate for around EUR 3.1 billion has been traded in the full year 2019. This record volume comes as a surprise to many market players. At the same time, the letting market lies idle
As far as Unternehmensimmobilien go, the demand for investment-grade properties and for new rental units remains sky-high. But suitable assets are in short supply. As a result, investment and letting volumes have taken a nose dive. That is the upshot of the latest market report published by Initiative Unternehmensimmobilien. Just as interesting is that acquisitions by asset managers and fund managers were more than five times as high as the amount spent in 2018
On the Anglo-Saxon real estate market, light-industrial real estate is not an exotic asset, but a long-established investment target for investors. In the meantime, German corporate real estate has caught up.