VERY STRONG YEAR-END SECURES TOP RESULT
The Berlin investment market has positioned itself at the top of the German markets in 2020, a year marked by the corona pandemic. The year 2020 came to an end with a brilliant final quarter in which around €3.6 billion was placed. A total of just under €9 billion was invested in commercial real estate. As expected, this was well short of the record result from the previous year by almost 30%, but at the same time it is still the second-highest investment volume ever registered in Berlin. The five-year average was exceeded by a good 5% and the ten-year average by an impressive 38%. This result clearly puts Berlin ahead of Frankfurt (€6.5 billion) and Hamburg (€5.5 billion). Although business conditions in Berlin have also weakened considerably in most segments since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic and have not yet fully regained their footing, investor confidence is unshakable. They believe in the prospects and, above all, the great potential of Berlin as a business location, which is increasingly becoming a successful international player.
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