The Corona Pandemic continues to have a dominant impact on everyday life and global economy. Now the first easing measures are gradually being implemented and the economy is slowly starting to pick up again. How has the mood on the real estate market changed over the past four weeks of lockdown? Colliers has repeated our survey from March and interviewed the same top decision-makers in the real estate industry from 20.04.-27.04.2020. These key players are managing around 500 billion euros in assets under management.
Chief Executive Officer | Germany
March 2017 – today Chief Executive Officer Germany
2011 – 2016 Managing Director – Axa Investment Managers Real Assets
2003 – 2011 Managing Director – Deutsche Bank
1992 – 2003 Jones Lang LaSalle – Managing Director
Head of Capital Markets | Germany
I have been active in the real estate sector for more than 20 years.
At Colliers, I am Geschaeftsfuhrer (=Managing director) and leading the capital markets business of Colliers in Germany with over 90 people, responsible for c. € 50m of revenue. Exemplary transactions: Silberturm Frankfurt(600m) for Samsung SRA/Hines, TPK Cologne(300m) for EQT and Thales Stuttgart (250m) for Samsung SRA / LF. I am likewise part of Colliers Global Capital Markets Group connecting global capital flows and improving our global capital markets practice.
Previously, Managing Director at Eastdil Securd I was repsonsible for growing the company’s business throughout Germany. Prior to that I worked at JLL, where most recently I was Regional Director and Head of their Frankfurt Office Investment team, responsible for large volume transactions such as Commerzbank Towers (EUR 700mn) to Samsung, Messeturm (c.300mn) to Blackstone and Skyper to Allianz (c. EUR 300mn). Beside portfolio and single asset investment sales I have experience in corporate finance, letting/tenant representation and valuations.
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).