The climate for investment in Bremen’s property market is as strong as ever. Stability and continuity are hallmarks of the Hanseatic City, despite the turbulent events in Europe and the world at large. These characteristics continue to make it an attractive location for project developers and investors.
In every segment of the market, Bremen is well ahead of national trends. The market for logistics properties, especially, is developing at a record-breaking pace.
We have compiled the latest data for you in the office, logistics, residential, retail and investment segments.
In the right-hand navigation panel you will find a downloadable copy of the latest property market reports for Bremen.
2017: Take-up | Construction Activity | Price Levels
2017: Take-up | Commercial estates | Price Levels
The results for the logistics market once again underline Bremen’s key position in the national and international movement of goods. The total property portfolio has increased once more to nearly 2.8 million m². Even so, remaining vacant spaces are getting scarce. Their availability will increasingly become a crucial competition factor for companies.
2017: Structure | Locations | Price levels
Retail development in Bremen city centre has been consistently positive, with new impetus coming from extending the pedestrian zone in the area of Knochenhauerstraße.There are already plans for more measures in this respect, with the aim of successfully asserting Bremen’s role as the prime shopping metropolis in the North West.
2017: Demographics | Price levels | Forecasts
The excess demand levels on Bremen’s housing market result from net migration and declining household sizes.There are positive developments in Bremen in terms of new construction activity, with a focus on apartment blocks and condominiums.
2017: Transactions | Yields | Price levels
Measured by the totals achieved in the previous year, the 2016 transaction market for commercial property in Bremen saw a reserved start. But it was the calm before the storm. The second six months of the year alone generated an investment volume of 315 million Euro, sufficing for annual investment of more than 400 million Euro for the second time in succession. The total of 433 million Euro even surpassed the previous year’s results.
The net initial yield of 5,2% for central office buildings shows Bremen´s appeal as somewhere to invest.