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Prof. Dr. Sven Bienert, MRICS

Research topics

  • Identify and understand: e.g. intergenerational challenges, sustainability due diligence
  • Avoid and adapt: e.g. CSR/ GRI in the real estate business, quantification of sustainable features (e.g. LCC)
  • Modify and innovate: e.g. creation/ harmonization/ enhancements of certification standards, advancement of `Green Leases`s
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Telephone: +49941-943-6024
Fax: +49941-943-6022

Research topics

  • Performance of office properties (in cooperation with IAO Fraunhofer and the Society of Property Researchers, Germany (gif e.V.))
  • Revitalization of real estate assets
  • Real estate asset management
  • Branding of real estate projects
  • Urban district development (in cooperation with Vivico Real Estate)
  • Capitalization and value-added strategies in portfolios
  • New financing instruments for real estate asset portfolios (e.g. REITs, Private Equity)
  • Zentrum für Arbeitswelten (in cooperation with the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany, Department for Design and Structuring)
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Prof. Dr. Kristof Dascher
Telephone: +49941-943-3618
Fax: +49941-943-4951

Research topics

  • Urban economics
  • Retail real estate
  • Urban form and political economy
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Prof. Dr. Dr. Herbert Grziwotz
Real Estate Law

Research topics

  • Real estate purchase and financing
  • Purchase from the developer
  • Home ownership and leasehold
  • Construction and development law
  • Urban development contracts
  • Real estate transfer tax
  • Neighbor law and mediation
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Prof. Dr. Tobias Just, FRICS
Telephone: +49941-943-5775
Fax: +49941-943-5772

Research topics

  • Demographics and real estate
  • Housing markets and policy
  • Economic and real estate markets
  • Urban economics
Prof. Dr. Kurt Klein
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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kühling, iur.
Telephone: +49941-943-6061
Fax: +49941-943-6062

Research topics

  • Public real estate law
  • Law of network industries
  • Law of information society
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Prof. Dr. Gabriel Lee, PhD
Telephone: +49941-943-5061
Fax: +49941-943-5062

Research topics

  • Housing demand and investment under uncertainty
  • Dynamic general equilibrium model of housing search and unemployment
  • Demography, labor and urban growth
  • Asymmetric information and business cycles
  • Commercial real estate cycles and propagation mechanism with time to build
  • Demographic and demand for commercial property markets
  • Optimal real estate investments with hetrogeneous firms 
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Prof. Dr. Gerrit Manssen
Real Estate Law
Telephone: +49941-943-3255
Fax: +49941-943-3257

Research topics

  • Construction planning & regulatory law
  • German and European administrative law
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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schäfers
Real Estate Management
Telephone: +49941-943-5071
Fax: +49941-943-5072

Research topics

  • Corporate/public real estate management
  • Real estate controlling
  • Corporate governance in the real estate industry
  • Innovative real estate financial products (Real Estate Private Equity, Real Estate Securitisation, REITs)
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Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte, HonRICS CRE
Real Estate
Telephone: +496723-9950-90
Fax: +496723-9950-35

Research topics

  • Real estate analysis and valuation
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate marketing
  • Corporate and public real estate management
  • Education and training in the real estate industry
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Prof. Dr. Steffen Sebastian
Telephone: +49941-943-5081
Fax: +49941-943-5082

Research topics

  • Real estate as an asset class
  • Financing of real estate investments
  • Design of mutual funds
  • Performance measurement / real estate indices
  • Real estate securitization: Open- and closed-end real estate funds; REITs and property companies; Mortgage-backed securities
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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Servatius
Civil Law and Real Estate Law
Telephone: +49941-943-2297
Fax: +49941-943-1969

Research topics

  • Foundations, recent developments and real estate law which covers civil law, company law, banking and capital market law and insolvency law.
  • Central corporate and capital market regulations for the construction,acquisition and management of real estate and financing of real estate projects in banks and the capital market.
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Prof. Dr. Frank Stellmann
Telephone: +498930-9066-717
Fax: +498930-9066-790

Research topics

  • Commercial leases
  • Land contract law
  • Architectural law
  • Private construction
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Prof. Dr. Martin Wentz
Urban Development

Research topics

  • Urban development
  • Town planning