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Umut Ertan in the current issue of the German magazine “Verkehrsrundschau” from June 19th “Storage space remains in demand”

"I think it is long overdue that the economy, after having considered globalization as a panacea for decades, is once again relocating," said Umut Ertan, founder and partner of the Realogis-RLI group of companies. "Sectors such as the pharmaceutical and automotive industries will definitely rethink the organization of their supply chains," says Ertan
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RLI Investors: Logistics funds springing up like mushrooms

Following on from decades of mixed property portfolios enjoying enormous popularity among universal investment companies in Germany and the establishment of the first German investment company specialising in logistics property in 2014, logistics funds are now springing up like mushrooms. It is becoming more and more difficult for investors to keep track of the situation. These investors are increasingly institutional, but include wealthy private individuals as well. At the same time, it is difficult to avoid the impression that a lot of money is being made with logistics property itself, and more than in the other commercial asset classes of
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Realogis-RLI Investors Group looks to strategic growth in the crisis / forging ahead instead of reducing work hours or cutting jobs

The Realogis-RLI Investors Group is seeing high demand for consultancy services even in the coronavirus crisis. In order to provide the best possible response to the numerous changes confronting trading, logistics, e-commerce and production companies in the future, the Realogis-RLI Group is increasing its workforce by ten percent.
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RLI Investors: Social media campaign “Words that Inspire” initiated by the German initiative “FRAUEN IN FÜHRUNG” (WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP)

With statements in the "Words that inspire" section, the German initiative "FRAUEN IN FÜHRUNG", with the help of its members, wants to get to the point, encourage and reflect. And that's exactly what our managing director Katrin Poos intends as well. With this statement she should have succeeded.
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RLI Investors accompanies the purchase of a logistics property near Ulm

RLI Investors accompanies the purchase of a logistics property near Ulm On behalf of an asset advisory mandate, RLI Investors (RLI) accompanied the purchase of a logistics property as part of a sale-and-lease-back transaction for the German fund “Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds”. The seller and long-term tenant is the Rompa Group. The property is located in the ArealPro commercial area in Leipheim in the logistics region of Swabia. The asset built in 2019 has around 4,500 square meters of hall space and 200 square meters of office space. The property benefits from favourable transport links directly to the federal highway 8 (BAB
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Industry news Realogis – RLI Investors Group on the impact of corona virus on the property market for industrial, warehouse and logistics space: Will the coronavirus lead to the streamlining of logistics property developers and job cuts?

“There is currently a huge range of developers in the logistics property segment. However, the coronavirus pandemic will lead to streamlining and improved quality,” comments Umut Ertan, founder and partner in the Realogis-RLI Group. “Large foreign sources of capital are already seeking alliances with local players that have never really grown beyond their region. Some developers that have not kept sufficient equity available are now looking for strategic partners for joint development,” says Umut Ertan.
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Editorial in the print edition of the German Immobilien Zeitung “Winner of the crisis: logistics real estate”

"While hotel owners currently have to lease in order not to lose the operator as a result of insolvency, logistics property investors can calculate with stable or even increasing rents. With vacancy rates between 1% and 3% in the metropolitan regions of Munich, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Berlin are likely to see rising rents as soon as the last reserves are gone, Umut Ertan, founder and shareholder of the Realogis-RLI group of companies, predicts: "It is not paradoxical, but the storage space is in times of booming and crisis equally needed."
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Industry news Realogis – RLI Investors Group on the impact of corona virus on the property market for industrial, warehouse and logistics space: Massive capital reallocation in favour of logistics properties anticipated 

“In the next ten years, the high-end logistics sector in Germany will see capital allocations of between 30% and 50% among institutional investors,” says Umut Ertan, founder and partner in the Realogis-RLI Group, confidently. “Residential and logistics are the most crisis-resistant asset classes within the property sector as a whole. Looking at commercial property alone, logistics is the most crisis-resistant asset class.”
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