Studien & Umfragen

Analyzing markets - sharing knowledge

Union Investment supports various studies and surveys in the real estate sector in order to increase market transparency, take up moods and provide impetus for further discussions. As a rule, the studies reflect the international character of our real estate business.

Global Retail Attractiveness Index


The Global Retail Attractiveness Index (GRAI) measures the attractiveness of retail markets across a total of 20 countries in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific Region. It is published bi-annually by Union Investment and market research Institute GfK.

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Real Estate Investment Climate Study


Union Investment launched its Investment Climate Index in 2005. For the index, market research institute Ipsos conducts interviews with property companies and institutional real estate investors in Germany, France and the UK.

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Micro-Living Study

Micro-Living Studie

Temporary living concepts are growing at different rates across Europe. Investors need a selective approach. Union Investment and bulwiengesa have defined locations that offer good conditions for investing in micro-living

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Survey: Digitisation & Real Estate

PropTech Study

Digitisation is progressing at different rates among institutional real estate investors in Europe, with the sector currently divided into two camps.

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Survey: Sustainability & Real Estate


Climate change policy: When will Europe’s real estate investors come under real pressure to act? Survey of 150 real estate professionals in Germany, France and the UK by Union Investment

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Your contacts

Would you like to know more about our studies and surveys? Or do you have an idea for another market study? Then please contact our experts.

Fabian Hellbusch

Fabian Hellbusch

Head of Marketing Communications

+ 49 40 34919 4160


Olaf Janßen

Olaf Janßen

Head of Real Estate Research

+ 49 40 34919 4354