Partnerships

Partnerships

Real estate acquisition

GERCHGROUP AG is an intermediate investor and project developer with activities throughout Germany.

In addition to the top 7 German cities, our acquisition activities are focused on good urban locations in second and third-tier cities, mainly in Southern and Western Germany. We are primarily looking for development projects in the following asset categories: hotel, residential, office (with complementary retail usage, if required) and comprehensive district developments.

Besides undeveloped lots, we also consider either empty buildings or buildings vacated at short notice. The minimum project size starts at 5,000 m2 of gross floor space (even less for high street locations) and extends up to large-scale areas with complex zoning development plan procedures (e.g. conversion areas).

Moreover, the GERCHGROUP development strategy also includes user-related office developments. The purchasing focus does not include conventional portfolio property lacking development potential and/or with long-term leases of more than 2 years.

GERCHGROUP AG is currently reinforced in search of properties in peripheral locations of  A & B cities and metropolitan regions with an expanded purchasing profile. In these peripheral locations the GERCHGROUP looking for land for exclusive or predominantly residential use.

Interesting are vacant plots also vacant or short-term vacant buildings. The possible project sizes are between 5,000 – 100,000 m² / gross floor area, in some cases more.

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Contact

Michael Henn

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Phone:+49 (0) 211 301815 - 0
E-mail:M.Henn@gerchgroup.com

Capital Partners

The GERCHGROUP AG is an intermediate investor and project developer with German-wide activities.

The GERCHGROUP is currently involved in 11, with a total project volume of €bn 3.6. The focuses are on rental apartment construction and the development of office and hotel space. In addition, land development is gaining significance, whereby the GERCHGROUP generates building permits for vacant areas.

The GERCHGROUP invests own money in its development projects and offers attractive shareholding options and partnerships to interested institutional investors and family offices. Typically, the GERCHGROUP is looking for mezzanine capital from €m 3.0 upward. Depending on the project size, the equity required is between €m 5 and €m 100.

Project-specific investment terms typically range from 12 to a maximum of 30 months. We generally aim at a high single-digit IRR.

Normally, project developments will be sold to final investors during or subsequent to the realisation. Furthermore there is the option for capital partners to include the completed development into their own portfolio.

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Contact

Dominique Gutsmann

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Phone:+49 (0) 211 301815 - 0
E-mail:D.Gutsmann@gerchgroup.com

Building Contractors

GERCHGROUP relies on partnerships with executing firms and actively brings the experience of prime contractors into the projects.

We are seeking effective and high-capacity execution partners who provide reliable, first-class construction services.

General information

We generally assign all building activities to general contractors. In addition to major construction firms, we very much like to collaborate with high-performance medium-sized firms. In exceptional cases, we individually farm out tasks such as demolition, earthwork and specific preliminary underground engineering.

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Contact

Alexander Pauls

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Phone:+49 (0) 211 301815 -0
E-mail:A.Pauls@gerchgroup.com