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07 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Flatow AdvisoryPartners (FAP): Strong Demand for Real Debt Investments in Germany

Institutional investors increasingly asking for mezzanines Yields of 6-11% established on the market Overall rising demand for alternative real...


27 Apr, 2015, 07:30 BST Buoyant Sentiment Fades Among Commercial Real Estate Lenders

In the wake of the record level registered in Q1, sentiment among commercial real estate lenders in Germany has simmered down slightly. During Q2...


26 Jan, 2015, 08:00 GMT FAP Barometer for Property Financing at Highest Level for the Past Two Years

In the first quarter of 2015, the FAP Barometer returned a record score of +2.87 points (previous quarter: +2.33 points). For lenders on Germany's...


03 Nov, 2014, 08:00 GMT Germany: Property Lenders Maintain Their Good Cheer

For the fourth quarter of 2014, the FAP Barometer returned a stable positive score of +2.33 index points (previous quarter: +2.48 points). Sentiment...


28 Jul, 2014, 07:40 BST Upbeat Sentiment Among Commercial Real Estate Lenders

FAP Barometer climbs by around 65 basis points during Q3 2014 to +2.48 barometer points, thereby achieving the highest level since Q4 2012 New...


29 Apr, 2014, 07:25 BST Commercial Property Financing: Lenders Radiating Good Vibes

Sentiment among lenders on the commercial real estate financing market in Germany is improving again. The score of the FAP Barometer is now at 1.84...


14 Apr, 2014, 07:30 BST The Return of the Americans

 - US capital Dominates Foreign Financing Activities on Germany's Commercial Real Estate Market According to a market survey conducted by real...


27 Jan, 2014, 08:00 GMT FAP Barometer: More than Half of all Lenders Note Signs of Overheating on Germany's Real Estate Market

Sentiment among lenders in commercial real estate financing has declined as the new year is getting under way. Having softened by 0.51 points since...


04 Nov, 2013, 07:30 GMT German Debt Market: Rise in New Business Boosts Sentiment Among Lenders

More than 50 percent of the poll respondents registered an increase in new business in commercial real estate financing in Germany Sentiment among...


29 Jul, 2013, 08:03 BST Sentiment Among Analysts Continues to Brighten: FAP Barometer Registers Enhanced Conditions without Getting Exuberant

Current summer temperatures in Germany are definitely running higher than the sentiment among the country's financing experts. Rather, real estate...


29 Apr, 2013, 08:35 BST Sentiment on the German Debt Market Brightens: FAP Barometer for Commercial Real Estate Financing Crosses into Positive Range

With a score of +0.74 (previous quarter: -0.25), the FAP Barometer has returned to the positive range. Sentiment on the market for commercial real...


28 Jan, 2013, 08:30 GMT Outlook on the Debt Market in Germany Remains Cloudy: FAP Barometer for Commercial Real Estate Financing Returns Negative Trend

The incipient trend of a cooling real estate financing market observed in Q4 2012 has persisted: In Q1 2013, the FAP Barometer shows a score of -0.25 ...


06 Nov, 2012, 09:19 GMT FAP Barometer for Commercial Real Estate Financing in Germany: Sentiment is Deteriorating - While the Situation on the Debt Market Remains Balanced

Despite a growth in new business, the parameters are eyed with mounting scepticism Focus on low-risk asset classes, in regard to both inventory and...


24 Jul, 2012, 10:00 BST FAP Barometer for Commercial Real Estate Financing: Contrary to Expectations, Situation in Germany Marked by Ready Willingness to Lend

Demand for loans is growing in the real estate business, and so is new business for financiers Increasing relevance of alternative investment...