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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
  • The 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 the 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 covers the 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.
Prof. Dr. Frank Stellmann
Telephone: +498930-9066-717
Fax: +498930-9066-790

Research topics

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

Research topics

  • Urban development
  • Town planning