• The transaction volume fell by 15% year-on-year to €18bn; office properties nevertheless hold their position as the real estate asset class with the greatest transaction volume on the German market
  • 78% of investments in office properties were in the top 7 cities of Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Cologne, Munich and Stuttgart - Berlin accounted for a good fifth of the nationwide transaction volume
  • The share of international investors increased by more than 4%-points year-on-year to 42%
  • The average prime yield in the top 7 markets for office properties fell by 0.15%-points year-on-year to 2.85%
  • Outlook: Transaction volume of up to €25bn is possible for 2020 as a whole