Dear readers,
the places&spaces newsletter regularly provides information about current topics and articles which Union Investment prepares for you at our portal Today, we would like to call your attention to the article on “Mixed-use high-rises” by Christian Hunziker who describes a new trend in the German high-rise landscape. The editorial team of places&spaces would like to wish you much joy while reading. 
King regards,
Fabian Hellbusch
Head of Marketing and Communication
Union Investment Real Estate GmbH
Mixed-use high-rises: the trend has hit Germany
In many countries, it’s not unusual for skyscrapers to combine a range of different uses: offices, hotel, residential. Germany is now also beginning to see this kind of high-rise.
Transformation skills required
Jens Wilhelm about the culture of transformation in the real estate sector.
London and Brexit
While the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union, there are widely diverging predictions about how Brexit will impact London, one of the world’s leading financial centres.
Risk management for personal data
The European General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, will take effect on 25 May 2018. It aims to protect personal data. That’s why the GDPR has found its way into risk management.
Smart machines
Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence. But what possibilities does it offer for the real estate industry? Quite a few – not least in property management and sales.
Retail: Nuanced investment approach in a global upturn
The new Union Investment index analyses the attractiveness of the top 17 markets.
Endless upswing?
Constantly rising prices, ever-increasing transaction volumes – the German investment market still seems to be in the stratosphere. But investors shouldn’t be overly euphoric.