EPH prefers hotels
In an interview with Immobilien Zeitung, Tomasz Dukala, Member of the Board of EPH European Property Holdings, explains how the company intends to diversify regionally and which asset classes it will focus on in the future.
Defying crises with targeted real estate investments in Europe
Tomasz Dukala, Board Member at EPH European Property Holdings, explains how the real estate industry is currently facing immense challenges that create several interesting investment opportunities for long-term investors.
Hotel real estate is challenging – but still rewarding
Tomasz Dukala, Board Member at EPH European Property Holdings, explains what opportunities are available to long-term investors in the hotel real estate market and what they need to watch out for.
Real estate: Where inflation is depressing prices – and who can profit from it
Tomasz Dukala, Member of the Board at EPH European Property Holdings, explains how inflation is affecting the commercial real estate market and how investors can benefit from this development.
Tomasz Dukala, Member of the Board at EPH European Property Holdings, is quoted in this article about the possible comeback of hotel real estate: “There are many signs that this asset class is making a comeback. Currently, there are attractive opportunities for real estate investors in this segment. However, quality is more important than ever: property quality, ESG suitability, location and first-class tenants along with their concepts.”
No time for daredevils or the fearful
Tomasz Dukala, Board Member at EPH European Property Holdings, is quoted in this article about the current real estate market: “The interest rate turnaround in the Eurozone only exists on paper. The real interest rate is currently lower than ever before and borrowing money is worthwhile as long as inflation is significantly higher than nominal interest rates.”
Hotels are worthwhile – despite serious challenges
The hotel industry is struggling after two years of Corona. However, the Germans’ desire to travel coupled with declining prices in this asset class gives investors reason for hope, as Tomasz Dukala, member of the board of EPH European Property Holdings, explains.
Which real estate investments are worthwhile despite rising interest rates?
Tomasz Dukala, member of the board of EPH European Property Holdings, explains what institutional investors should pay particular attention to in order to be successful on the real estate markets despite rising interest rates.
Why hotels are worthwhile for real estate investors
Hotel real estate is not dead. There are many indications that this asset class is making a comeback. For real estate investors, this segment offers attractive opportunities.
Germany and Austria – Why the Foreign Real Estate Investments Continue
In turbulent times like these, investors think twice about how they invest their money. Board member Tomasz Dukala explains why Germany and Austria still offer good investment opportunities.
Interview with Tomasz Dukala – Strategic focus
In February 2019, EPH European Property Holdings purchased QBC 4, followed by QBC 1, 2 and 7 in December 2020. Board Member Tomasz Dukala talks about his assessment of the market in Vienna and the company’s next steps.
What asset managers have learned during Corona
The importance of active asset management of real estate has been increasing for some time. The Corona pandemic has given this development a further boost.
Inflation could even have a positive impact on real estate investments
One topic is particularly preoccupying the markets at the moment: rising inflation. What impact does this have on real estate and real estate investments?
Does asset management need to be reinvented because of Corona?
Corona poses new challenges for the entire real estate industry and is a kind of fire accelerator for all those who were already struggling with structural problems. But the pandemic is also an accelerator of trends that have already started and will continue in the future, explains Katrin Neuhaus, VLR Germany GmbH – exclusive asset manager of EPH European Property Holdings.
Office property prices pick up again
There are currently opportunities for long-term real estate investors says Tomasz Dukala, EPH European Property Holdings. However, it depends on the exact selection of markets, asset classes and properties.
Real estate investors could even profit from inflation
As a long-term real estate investor, I am relaxed about a persistent inflation scenario – as long as it remains within moderate ranges and there is no hyperinflation, for which are no indications so far.
Real estate investors could even benefit from inflation
A senior representative from EPH European Property Holdings explains how property investors can use higher inflation rates to their advantage and what factors matter.
Professional and open: How Germany’s real estate market is seen from the outside
The German real estate market enjoys great popularity among foreign investors. And its good reputation is not unfounded. With a transaction volume of around 70 billion euros per year, the commercial real estate market is one of the most important in the world. Moreover, EPH Board Member Tomasz Dukala is convinced that for those who have precisely identified their investment targets in advance, entering the German market can be much easier than expected.
Real estate investments despite crisis
Low interest rates, high liquidity and a strong economy have created an excellent environment for investing in the real estate market. In the wake of the COVID 19 crisis, however, various positive factors are disappearing, along with increased risk premiums and vacancy risks. Nevertheless, EPH Bord Member Tomasz Dukala points out the short-term opportunities for courageous investors to profit even now in this environment.
UBM und S IMMO commit Vienna office property QBC 1&2
In mid-2019, the joint venture partners UBM Development (66%) and S IMMO (34%) sold the prestigious QBC 1&2 project to EPH European Property Holdings as a forward deal. Now, the closing took place. This way, the last two components of the urban development project Quartier Belvedere Central (QBC) with a total volume of over € 450 million have been successfully completed.
About the purpose of hotel-investments
The hotel and catering industry is one of the sectors most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and its implications. Nevertheless, you don’t have to be a gambler to acquire a hotel property in these times. On the contrary: Investments in hotel real estate in Germany can make sense right now, explains EPH board member Thomasz Dukala.
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Seizing opportunities in a COVID-19 dominated world
Has continuous growth now ﬁnally come to an end or did COVID-19 just create a temporary blip, only to be followed by another seamless stretch of real estate investment success? If you have sufﬁcient liquidity and a bit of courage, there are exciting opportunities up for grabs, says EPH board member Thomasz Dukala.
Managing a property means keeping up with the stories of the people inside
The Covid pandemic may turn out to be an unprecedented adaptation exercise for deal finding and rental agreement terms as well as a catalyst for digitisation, says VLR Germany Managing Director Thorsten Leischke. But how does VLR Germany-client EPH European Property Holdings justify purchasing two hotels in the middle of a pandemic?
QBC 4, Lassalle Str. 1 – What comes next?
Geographically, Germany is now our focal point. Our main goal is to invest long-term in high-quality real estate and to ensure that we generate stable income. We are now focusing on transactions between 50 and 150 Million Euro, while also having the ability to increase the volume to 350 Million, says Thomasz Dukala, EPH board member.
EPH European Property Holdings plans to grow further in Vienna
We only invest in cities we know very well. Vienna is a healthy and well-balanced rental market, where rents are not as high as they might be in overheating markets like Berlin or Munich. However, investing in Vienna is much more competitive, says Thomas Dukala, EPH board member.
From Switzerland, over the Caribbean, via Cyprus, all the way to Berlin
Our investment focus has shifted from Russia to Europe and the renaming of the company from Eastern to European Property Holdings is not only a major symbolic step but also a commitment to further enlarge the European asset portfolio. We are not looking for quick profits from opportunistic purchases, we are much more interested in sustainable income, says Thomas Dukala, board member of EPH.
Coronavirus: The right time for real estate acquisitions?
What impact is the coronavirus crisis having on transaction activity in real estate markets? To what extent will prices be affected? Is this still the right time to buy? Tomasz Dukala, board member of EPH, in conversation with John Amram (HPBA) and Harry Turner (PB3C).
Comment: After corona, more courage is needed in asset management
Serious crises usually entail major and long-term changes. However, they also act as trend accelerators. In the asset management of office properties, two things will be in much more demand after the corona crisis: proactive approaches and courage. Read the comment of Thorsten Leischke, Managing Director of VLR Germany GmbH, the exclusive asset manager of EPH European Property Holdings.