Urban spaces are more than densely built settlements. The buildings and their architecture shape the cultural heritage and legacy of a city and create a sense of identity and connection among its residents. As places of work, life, and entertainment, they build the long-term foundation of urban communities and must accommodate the complexity and dynamics of their lifestyles.
Many of the most pressing challenges of our time are inextricably linked to urban development. Urbanization, climate change, depleting natural resources, and new models of living and working are just some trends driving the dynamic shift in urban spaces.
Real estate, as a resource-intensive and long-term infrastructure asset, constitutes the core component of sustainable urban development, which must create solutions for future challenges to secure long-term wealth and quality of life for all.
Together with private and institutional investors, such as German retirement and pension funds, we realize sustainable urban spaces in German metropolises.