The Cologne office leasing market (municipal area only) recorded 270,000 sqm in take-up in 2021, reflecting a yoy increase of 34%. Looking at the trend throughout the year, Q1 with take-up at 92,000 sqm appears to have recorded a similarly strong result as the final quarter of 2021 with 90,000 sqm. Even combined, Q2 and Q3 remained just under 90,000 sqm. The public sector once again claimed pole position in terms of sector activity with a market share of 36%, trailed at some distance by the ICT sector with 10% and consulting firms with 9%.
Head of Market Intelligence & Foresight | Düsseldorf
Susanne joined Colliers International Holding GmbH in February 2016 as Head of Research Germany. Before, she worked as a Senior Research Analyst for Hypothekenbank Frankfurt / Eurohypo, a specialist bank for real estate and public finance for almost 12 years. Susanne was also Research Analyst with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Offene Immobilienfonds (DEGI) GmbH, the property related investment company of Allianz Dresdner Property Group (now part of Aberdeen).