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Real Estate Boom in Austria

Property prices rose by 5.0% over the last two years. An end of the boom is currently “not in sight”, says the real estate industry.

December 14, 2011

Kaufhof: Investigations Cause Delay in Sale Process

Suspicions of money laundering against the Austrian real estate investor René Benko prevent the take-over for the time being.

December 13, 2011

Immofinanz Sells Project in Germany

The Austrian real estate group sells its stake in a project in Düsseldorf in order to grow in Russia and Poland.

December 12, 2011

Atrium Completes Acquisition of Shopping Centre in Poland

The Vienna-listed real estate company Atrium finished the acquisition of a € 55m project in the seventh largest city in Poland.

December 12, 2011

Kaufhof: Benko Offering € 2bn?

The Austrian investor decisively rejected reports that suggested this acquisition price. Metro’s CEO wants to obtain € 2-3bn.

December 8, 2011

Benko Confirms Binding Offer

Both Metro Group and René Benko´s Signa Holding confirmed that a binding offer for Metro´s subsidiary Kaufhof has been put.

December 6, 2011

Immofinanz-CEO Zehetner Expects Reduced Finance Costs

Due to lower interest rates and depreciations of foreign currencies in the CEE region, the Austrian real estate company will have low refinance costs, Zehenter says.

December 5, 2011

Kaufhof: Benko Is Preferred

According to the seller, the German Metro Group, the Austrian real estate investor has good odds. Benko will submit a binding offer soon.

December 5, 2011

S Immo Announces Changes in Shareholding Structure

The Austrian real estate company S Immo clarifies that the two core shareholders still remain in S Immo and hold a threshold beyond 9% each.

December 3, 2011

Wiedeking Joins Benko’s Signa Holding

The German manager becomes a member of the Austrian real estate group’s advisory board.

November 30, 2011

Immofinanz Refinances Shopping Center in Poland

Two German banks arranged a € 210m facility for the Austrian real estate group’s Silesia City Center in Katowice.

November 29, 2011

Warimpex Records Negative Result

The Austrian real estate company posted a loss of € 2.8m in the first nine months of the year despite a 10% increase in revenue from hotel operations.

November 29, 2011

Benko Puts Pressure on Kaufhof

The Austrian real estate investor René Benko presents his growth program and wants to outbid his rival, the U.S. investor Berggruen.

November 28, 2011

Investigations Against Benko

The Austrian real estate investor Benko is suspected for money laundering. Benko denies and sees a link to the Kaufhof-deal.

November 26, 2011

S Immo Increases Profit to Over € 20m

The Austrian real estate company reported strong results for the first nine months of the year. EBIT improved by 63% to € 74m.

November 23, 2011

Conwert – Revenue Up by 85%

The Austrian real estate company reported positive results for the first nine months of 2011 despite one-off effects.

November 23, 2011

CA Immo: Profits Doubled

The Austrian real estate company had a rental income of € 192.6m (up 56 %) in the first nine months of 2011. EBIT rose by 58%.

November 22, 2011

CA Immo Invests in Munich

The Austrian real estate group purchased a 50% stake in the Skygarden project in Munich. The acquired property value amounts to around € 63m.

November 21, 2011

Conwert With Negative Result in Third Quarter

The Austrian real estate company announces positive results for the first nine months. Profits declined considerably, EBIT improved.

November 16, 2011

Increasing Earnings and Profits for Atrium

The Israeli, Vienna-listed real estate company published results for the third quarter. Profits before taxes went up by 39%.

November 15, 2011

Increasing Interest for Kaufhof

The Austrian real estate investor René Benko got another competitor. Now three tenderers in the sale process will participate.

November 14, 2011

Immofinanz Refinances Shopping Mall in Moscow

ZAO Raiffeisenbank provides a major loan for the Austrian real estate group in order to expand operations in Russia.

November 14, 2011

UBM Improves Results

The Austrian real estate development company presented a moderate rise in earnings. Sales remained stable.

November 12, 2011

ECO Business Reports Losses

The Austrian real estate company, which is listed at Vienna Stock Exchange, announces losses for the first nine months of € 6.8m.

November 12, 2011

Immofinanz Completes Acquisition of Romanian Adama

The Austrian real estate group has taken full control over the southeastern European housing firm, in which it has held a stake since 2007.

November 9, 2011

CA Immo Sells Hotel Site in Berlin

The Europacity urban district, in which the Austrian real estate group owns a major part, is progressing apace. A first-class hotel will be opening in early 2014.

November 9, 2011

Conwert Reorganizes its Activities

The Austrian real estate company will sell a major stake in the real estate broker Resag. Assets over € 600m should be sold this year.

November 7, 2011

Immofinanz Opens New Shopping Center in Romania

Total cost of the Austrian real estate company’s project amounted to € 100m, including a co-investment by French retail chain Auchan.

October 27, 2011

Immofinanz: „Difficult Office Market“

Due to the weak economic growth, the Austrian real estate company already sees difficulties in the Austrian rental market for offices.

October 22, 2011

Warimpex Hopes for Strong Year

The Austrian real estate company holds out the prospect of a dividend payment. EBIT is expected to increase by 20% this year.

October 21, 2011

Rents in Vienna Still on the Rise

Since the beginning of 2011, rents on the Viennese rental market increased by 2.0%. On average, the rent for one square meter is € 13.00.

October 17, 2011

Still Danger of Overheating in SEE Property Markets

According to the “Bank Austria Real Estate Country Facts”, commercial property markets in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia are gaining ground, but risks of overheating remains.

October 15, 2011

CA Immo Commences Hotel Construction in Berlin

The Austrian real estate company invests € 53.2m in the Europacity development project. The hotel is scheduled for completion in 2013.

October 13, 2011

Immofinanz Opens Shopping Center Extension in Poland

The Austrian real estate company invested € 50m in the project, making it one of the top five shopping centers in Poland.

October 12, 2011

Immofinanz: Convertible Bond Raises Equity Base

After the expiration of a convertible bond, the Austrian real estate company anticipates a substantial rise in equity.

October 8, 2011

conwert Takes Over Property Management for German Tower Group

Additional management of more than 4,600 residential and approx. 300 commercial units in Berlin and North Rhine-Westphalia At 30 June 2011, Austrian conwert managed a total of 60,825 residential and commercial units.

October 5, 2011

Atrium Appoints New CFO

The Vienna-listed Atrium European Real Estate Limited, a real estate company focused on shopping centres in Central and Eastern Europe, announces the appointment of David Doyle as CFO, with effect from 1 January 2012.

October 4, 2011

S Immo Decides to Launch Share Repurchase Programme

The share repurchase programme of the Austrian real estate Group starts on 6 October 2011.

October 4, 2011

Upward Trend in CEE Real Estate Market

Erste Group: “CEE Real Estate stocks with upside potential of 15%, profitability lags behind”. The upward trend in CEE is driven by low vacancy, strong occupier demand and low pipeline.

October 3, 2011

New Chief Financial Officer for Immofinanz

Birgit Noggler was appointed to the Executive Board of the Austrian real estate company. She will take up the post on 1 October.

September 30, 2011

Strabag Realizes € 250m High-Rise Project in Berlin

The Austrian construction group will invest € 250m in a property in prime capital location. Completion of the project is expected in 2015.

September 29, 2011

Atrium Completes the € 191m Acquisition of Palac Flora in Prague

The Vienna-listed real estate group extends its-Czech portfolio, which now reaches 98 properties after Prague's largest real estate transaction in 2011.

September 27, 2011

Drastic Decrease in Profits for Immofinanz Group

The Austrian real estate company records increasing rental income in the first quarter of 2011/12. The decline in profits is due to foreign exchange effects.

September 26, 2011

conwert Establishes Its Own Sales Team in Austria

The Austrian real estate company cancelled its contracts with Resag and Wiener Privatbank to realize a savings potential of between € 1.5m and € 2.5m annually.

September 23, 2011

Immofinanz Acquires Property in Warsaw

The Austrian real estate company made its largest office property acquisition since 2008. The purchase price is € 102m.

September 22, 2011

Immofinanz 2011 Convertible Bond Conversion Period Ends October 6

The Austrian real estate company Immofinanz informs, that the conversion of the convertible bonds 2011 is possible only until 06 October 2011 at 4.00 pm (CET).

September 13, 2011

CA Immo Sells Major Stake of Skyline Plaza

Together with ECE, the Austrian real estate company sells a 80% stake on the project Skyline Plaza, which is a shopping center in Frankfurt, Germany.

September 12, 2011

Significant Growth for Austrian Leasing Business

In the first term of 2012, Austrian leasing companies experienced a 25%-growth. Total business volume amounted to €

September 12, 2011

Immofinanz Continues Sale Program in Austria

The Austrian real estate company reported the successful implementation of its five-year sale program. By 31 July property sales had generated proceeds of € 665.4m.

September 5, 2011

Negative Result for Warimpex

The Austrian real estate company recorded a loss of € 3.2m in the first half of the year. EBIT fell from € 13.4m to € 7.6m.

August 30, 2011