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Germany Property Management Market Outlook to 2028

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  • 85 Pages
  • October 2023
  • Region: Germany
  • Ken Research Private Limited
  • ID: 5892357

Market Overview:

The property management market in Germany is a dynamic and competitive industry. It encompasses a wide range of services aimed at efficiently managing and maintaining residential and commercial properties. Key players in this sector oversee property leasing, rent collection, maintenance, and tenant relations. The market has witnessed steady growth due to factors such as a robust real estate sector, increasing urbanization, and a strong economy. Additionally, stringent regulations and a focus on sustainability have driven innovation within the industry. There is an increase in the turnover of real estate agencies, after the introduction of the “ordered principle” for rented dwellings by the Federal Government of the country.

The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~4% during forecast years 2022-2028. The growth of the market is high due to various factors like increasing construction activity, low mortgage rates.

the Germany property management market is a complex web of interconnected stakeholders. At its core are property owners, both individuals and institutions, who rely on property management companies to maximize the value of their assets. These property management firms handle various tasks such as tenant acquisition, rent collection, property maintenance, and financial reporting. Real estate agents and brokers play a crucial role in connecting property owners with management services. Additionally, regulatory bodies, including local authorities and housing associations, set the legal framework for the industry. The ecosystem is further enriched by technology providers offering software solutions for streamlined management and tenant portals.

The domestic and international players, which cater Germany property management market are Instone Real Estate Group AG,Gewobag wohnungsbau, Vivawest Wohnen GmbH, SAGA Siedlungs-Aktiengesellschaft Hamburg, Deutsche Wohnen SE., are the top players offering property management services.

Germany property management Market Analysis

Germany property management has been an evolving industry, which is constantly growing with major launches, merges and acquisitions in real estate industry from different companies. Government initiatives and projects, Proptech and commercial real estate are the major areas where there is a need of Germany property management market.

The Germany property management market is growing at the CAGR rate of ~1.3% between 2017-2022

Key Trends by Market Segment:

  • By Product Type: The Germany property management market is segmented by type into Residential, Commercial, and Other Product Types
  • The residential segment is dominant segment in Property type in Germany property management market
  • Residential segment is dominant sector due to rising real estate investments. Multitude housing/apartments, single-family housing and other sub segments are the subdivisions of the residential segment of property management. The commercial segment is anticipated to display a higher growth rate in the forecast period
  • The expanding global commercial and residential sector is the prime reason of the growth. The rising demand for cyber risk management, rising disposable income and evolving consumption technologies, among other factors are anticipated to stimulate investments in the residential sector thereby driving the PMS market expansion in Germany
  • By End user applications: The Germany property management market is segmented into housing associations, Property managers Agents, Property investors and others
The Property managers/Agents is the dominant segment of end user application in property management market in 2022.

the complexity of property regulations and the growing number of rental properties have heightened the demand for professional management services. Additionally, property owners increasingly recognize the value of outsourcing tasks such as tenant screening, rent collection, and maintenance to experts. This trend has propelled property managers and agents to the forefront, as they provide the expertise needed to navigate the intricacies of the real estate market and ensure optimal returns for property owners.
  • By Geography: The Germany property management market is segmented in to north, south, east and west region of Germany
The dominant region in the property management market in the year 2022 is the South region of Germany.

Germany witnessing dynamic and advanced adoption of new technologies in real estate projects vendors of property management solutions and allied services drives the market growth in south region of Germany.

The reasons also depend on various factors including economic growth, population density, industrial development, and investment trends. Urban centers with strong economic activities and high population density often see increased demand for property management services in both residential and commercial sectors.

Southern region especially the city of Munich is one of the most dominant cities in the German real estate market due to its economic strength, high demand for premium and luxury properties, and overall quality of life.

Competitive Landscape:

There are about ~500 Germany property management service provider companies in Germany with majority of them offering their services in the country. Germany property management market is moderately concentrated with ~6-7 players are dominant. Players like Instone Real Estate Group AG and Gewobag wohnungsbau .are competing on Major land areas for acquisitions. Vivawest Wohnen GmbH and SAGA Siedlungs-Aktiengesellschaft Hamburg competing on domination on bigger market size. Deutsche Wohnen SE is expanding their international value and emerging as new competitor in the property management market. These players, which are majorly providing their services in property management market, are the top tier players that are giving tough competition in the market.

Recent Developments:

Intel announced to invest of USD 20 billion to begin constructing eight chip plant facilities in Belgium, Germany, France, and the Netherlands in early 2021. Such developments are driving more opportunities for vendors to have security services for facility management.

Germany is one of the leading European countries in the Fintech market. Start-ups are often the driver of innovation, bringing new and disruptive products and services. As of September 2019, there were 202 property Fintech start-ups in Germany, targeted at the real estate market. PropTech includes solutions, such as online listing services, mobile apps, property management SaaS products, and crowdfunding platforms, among others.
  • In August 2021, Google is opening a new Google Cloud region in Berlin-Brandenburg, with investment plans in renewable energy. The company plans to further invest in Germany's transition to a digital and sustainable economy. The company plans to invest approximately EUR 1 billion in digital infrastructure and clean energy by 2030

Future Outlook:

Germany property management market has expected CAGR in future outlook is ~4% from forecast year of 2022-2028.

The integration of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain is expected to revolutionize property management in Germany. Automation of routine tasks like rent collection, maintenance scheduling, and property inspections will improve efficiency and reduce operational costs for property management companies.

Sustainability has become a key focus in the real estate sector, driven by environmental concerns and regulatory requirements. Property managers will increasingly need to implement eco-friendly practices and obtain green certifications for properties to meet market demand.

The adoption of smart building technologies is set to rise as property owners seek to enhance tenant experiences and operational efficiency. Smart security systems, energy management, and tenant engagement platforms will become integral parts of property management services.

Demographic shifts, including an aging population and changes in family structures, will influence housing preferences. Property managers will need to adapt to these evolving demands by offering flexible housing solutions, such as co-living spaces, serviced apartments, and senior living facilities.
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Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
2. Germany property management market Overview
2.1 Taxonomy of the Market
2.2 Industry Value Chain
2.3 Ecosystem
2.4 Government Regulations/Initiatives for the Market
2.5 Growth Drivers of the Germany property management market
2.6 Issues and Challenges of the Germany property management market
2.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the Germany property management market
2.8 SWOT Analysis
3. Germany property management Market Size, 2017-2022
4. Germany property management Market Segmentation
4.1 By Product Type, 2017-2022
4.2 By end user segment, 2017-2022
4.3 By Regional Split, 2017-2022
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
5.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
5.3 Company Profiles
5.3.1 Instone Real Estate Group AG
5.3.2 Gewobag wohnungsbau
5.3.3 Vivawest Wohnen GmbH
5.3.4 SAGA Siedlungs-Aktiengesellschaft Hamburg
5.3.5 Deutsche Wohnen SE
6. Germany property management Future Market Size, 2022-2028
7. Germany property management Future Market Segmentation
7.1 By Product type, 2022-2028
7.2 By End user segment, 2022-2028
7.3 By Regional Split, 2022-2028
8. Analyst Recommendations9. Research Methodology10. Disclaimer11. Contact the Analyst

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Instone Real Estate Group AG
  • Gewobag wohnungsbau
  • Vivawest Wohnen GmbH
  • SAGA Siedlungs-Aktiengesellschaft Hamburg
  • Deutsche Wohnen SE.