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Umut Ertan taking part in a panel at the first “MARKTPLATZ MÜNCHEN DIGITAL”

Umut Ertan in an exchange with Clemens Baumgärtner, advisor for work and economics in Munich at the first MARKPLATZ MÜNCHEN DIGITAL: "Taking into account the need of the citizens to do their shopping online the storage of goods in warehouses with vacant space should be permitted. Goods could be delivered - very classically - from the rear by truck. In front of the building, however, you can also use mobile units, ideally with an electric drive”.
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GOLDBECK takes over building management for RLI – logistics property at Leipzig / Halle Airport

The logistics building completed at the end of 2019 by GOLDBECK Nordost GmbH as general contractor is one of several commercial properties in the region that GOLDBECK has built. RLI Investors GmbH, an investment and asset manager from Munich specializing in logistics real estate with a track record of around one billion euros in assets under management, has acquired the new building for the open real estate special AIF "RLI Logistics Fund - Germany II".
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Insights from the live broadcast with Peter Wenzel about “Commercial Real Estate – Post COVID”

Peter Wenzel shared how during the pandemic RLI has looked to other markets outside Germany, to the west and to the east. They have found very attractive logistics markets, especially in the east, where Poland and the Czech Republic have a very bright logistics future ahead. The inclusion of selected properties from Eastern Europe strengthens the return performance with promising prospects and the current return advantage of up to 2%. That's very attractive for people looking for long term stable income or yields.
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Article in the dvz online magazine RampOne: Realogis-RLI relies on anti-cyclical strategy in corona crisis

The Realogis-RLI group of companies has a high demand for consulting services - also in the corona crisis. Company founder and shareholder Umut Ertan is therefore acting counter-cyclically: Instead of job cuts and short-time work, he asks for speculative applications. "There have been requests for several million square meters of space since the beginning of March alone," he recently told the Handelsblatt, and by August there will be more than four million. “The total annual rental space turnover in Germany was recently around seven million square meters,” Ertan continues. The manager therefore wants to expand his workforce by ten percent.
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Positive performance by RLI Investors and marketing of the “RLI European Logistics Backbone Fund” launched

Positive performance by RLI Investors and marketing of the “RLI European Logistics Backbone Fund” launched RLI Investors (RLI), one of the leading independent fund and asset managers of logistics property in Germany, has reported an around 7,5 % increase in value of the portfolios of both its open-end logistics property special AIFs in the period from 01.08.2019 to 31.07.2020. RLI has also started marketing its third fund, the “RLI European Logistics Backbone Fund.” Investment strategy and increased management proves itself in the Covid 19 crisis The Munich-based investment house attributes the performance of the existing portfolios, in spite of the
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Peter Wenzel at the Online Roundtable – Investing in Germany “Logistics & Light Industrial”

Peter Wenzel at the Online Roundtable – Investing in Germany “Logistics & Light Industry” REFIRE and Targa Communications invited to the first online roundtable on September 2, 2020. Peter Wenzel from RLI, Martin Czaja from BEOS, Alfred Garbe from Edmond de Rothschild and Wolfgang Holzberger from Catella understand the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the logistics and light industrial market. Charles Kingston, CEO and Editor of REFIRE, and Andrew Barber of Targa Communications in London moderated the panel discussion. For those who missed the discussion, now is the time to watch the recording!
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RLI Investors: Logistics portfolio defaults close to zero during corona virus crisis

Among tangible assets, logistics properties are one of the most robust property asset classes, even in times of crisis. While funds with retail, office and hotel properties have faced extensive suspended payments or restrictions and can expect more of these as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, portfolio defaults for logistics funds are close to zero.
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RLI Investors at the topping-out ceremony for Microvast’s new European headquarters in Ludwigsfelde

“We thank you for the invitation and are impressed by the rapid implementation within the planned time frame - despite the currently delicate situation. We look forward to welcoming Microvast, an international manufacturer of guild technology in a region of the future, to the property developed especially for them in the first quarter of 2021. If things go as well as before, nothing stands in the way of moving in as planned - we didn't expect that with Panattoni as the project developer, ”said Katrin Poos, Managing Director RLI Investors.
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“Logistics real estate funds offer institutional investors returns of up to 7% but only with many years of management and developer expertise”

IPE D.A.CH. editor-in-chief Frank Schnattinger spoke to Umut Ertan, founder of the investment and asset manager for logistics real estate RLI Investors, about the opportunities of logistics real estate funds for investors and what experience is needed in, before and after the corona pandemic.
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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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