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22.02.2019

Winner! GBI group was awarded the renowned immobilienmanager-Award 2019 in the category "Investment"

GBI rewarded for the development of the SMARTments product line with micro-apartments for different user groups / Great success with real estate projects for student, business and living / Modern SMARTments, well-connected and affordable apartments


Berlin/Cologne, February 22nd, 2019. GBI group was awarded the renowned immobilienmanager-Award 2019. The project developer received the award in the category "Investment" during yesterday's award ceremony in Cologne. GBI AG and GBI Wohnungsbau plan and build modern, well-connected and affordable accommodation for different needs. Students and trainees live in our SMARTments student in university cities. The fully-equipped SMARTments business also accommodates professional and private travelers who stay in a city for several weeks or months. The SMARTments living specifically take into account the growing demand for small accommodation in urban locations in the sustainable housing market. "The successful development and placement of the product family was a comprehensive team effort of the GBI group of companies," says pleased Reiner Nittka, CEO of GBI: "Therefore, this award, given by the Immobilienmanager-Verlag, is the recognition of a persistent and creative performance of all employees."

Central locations and cheap rents

Thanks to suitable locations and good prizing strategies, the SMARTments are almost fully let in all areas. Calculated, the utilization is well over 90 percent. The various SMARTments concepts have also proven to be a very good complement to mixed-use projects, such as converted railway areas or the construction of new neighborhoods.

The representatives of the GBI group received the award: Reiner Nittka (CEO of GBI Holding AG and GBI AG), Markus Beugel (CEO of GBI AG and Managing Director of GBI Wohnungsbau), Simon Behr (Director of Fund Management & Transaction and authorized signatory GBI AG), Michael Blind (Managing Director of FDS and SMARTments business operating company) and Rosa Höhn (Director of Operations and authorized signatory of SMARTments business).

©  Immobilien Manager Verlag IMV GmbH & Co. KG. At the picture from left to right: Gerhard Meitinger (Head of Real Estate Finance Germany der Deutsche Pfandbriefbank), Markus Beugel, Rosa Höhn, Reiner Nittka and Simon Behr.