Investment Criteria

Union Investment real estate investment criteria

Volume of investment:

  • Special funds: EUR 10 – 50 million
  • Retail funds: EUR 30 – 150 million

(more in exceptional circumstances in each case)


All properties must offer a net initial return of at least 5.0%; exception: outstanding prime locations

Type of transaction:

Asset deals (preferred) and share deals


Self-funded (100%); borrowing may be used for tax efficiency purposes


Union Investment focuses on investing in office properties, shopping centres and business hotels. In line with our fund diversification strategy, we also invest in logistics properties. Acquiring early-stage development projects via forward funding structures is an established part of our investment strategy alongside buying existing properties.


Please send your objects with detailed synopses and exact location details to Union Investment Real Estate GmbH, Valentinskamp 70 / EMPORIO, D-20355 Hamburg.


Phone:  +49 40 34919 – 0
Fax:  +49 40 34919 – 4191