Investing in German Real Estate


Prof. Dr Florian Hackelberg is Professor of Real Estate Economics and Management at the HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Holzminden, Germany. Before that, he was a senior manager in the Real Estate Transactions team at PricewaterhouseCoopers, based in Berlin and Shanghai. After studying Civil Engineering and Management in Germany, England and China, Hackelberg received a PhD from the Technical University of Berlin. He also holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded the Madingley thesis prize. Hackelberg is a Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), a member of the RICS Professional Group Valuation and a member of the German Society of Property Researchers (gif). He is also a member of the Höxter committee of valuation experts (Gutachterausschuss). He has written and co-written numerous books and articles on various real estate topics.

1. Auflage 2021


Autor: Florian Hackelberg

Investing in one of the most promising real estate markets in Europe offers enormous opportunities. And as with every real estate market, in Germany too, the local framework conditions must be understood and their particularities must be adequately taken into account. The authors are renowned senior executives, real estate advisors and academics, who share here their extensive experience and real life insights from countless real estate investments, covering all aspects of a successful investment process in Germany. Includes: markets, the regulatory framework and investment guidelines.


  • Essentials for successful real estate investments in Germany
  • Macro-economic structure and dynamics of the German real estate market
  • Real estate investment, trends and strategies
  • Diverse submarkets: residential, offices, retail, hotel and nursing homes
  • Real estate legal, tax and audit frameworks
  • German REITS and ESG in real estate investments
  • Real estate M&A, financing, due diligence and valuations

1. Auflage 2021 | Artikelnummer: 16078-0002 | ISBN: 9783648146576