"The top six German office lettings markets enjoyed a record year in terms of take-up in 2017. The total of 3.85 million sq m was 11% higher than in the strong previous year.Prime and average rents rose significantly further by 1.6% compared with the previous quarter. There is currently no end in sight to the increase in rents. We expect the prime rent across the top six markets to rise by an average of 3.8% in 2018 (2017: 3.4%)"
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"The German residential investment market has enjoyed a very dynamic start to 2017. The transaction volume between January and the end of March totalled almost €3.2bn, representing an increase of 55% compared with the first quarter of last year.In view of the stronger development activity, the proportion of development deals increased once again, accounting for 28% of all transactions in the first quarter (whole of 2016: 21%)."