Regular news, updates, and insights into our asset class, our sector and ourselves.

Meet Greenman at Europe GRI 2019, InterContinental Paris Le Grand, France from 11-12 September

The 21st Annual Europe GRI remains an iconic meeting point for the world’s senior real estate professionals.


Meet Greenman at the ClearChoice Summit 2019 on 29th August 2019, Citywest Hotel.

Ireland’s only conference to bring together the experts and industry thought leaders to discuss the main topics that are affecting the Financial Services advice industry.


Greenman Investments sponsors Ireland’s Edge on its return to Berlin

Ireland’s Edge, part of Other Voices, Ireland’s longest running musical programme, is returning to Berlin, in partnership with Greenman, the German specialist food retail real estate investment fund manager.


Meet Greenman at Brokers Ireland‘s Meet the Market Day 2019, RDS Dublin 6th June

Meet the Market Day enables Brokers to engage and directly talk with insurance providers across both General and Life Providers who will be on hand to exhibit, distribute materials and network with Brokers on the day.


EDEKA - Leinefelde - the largest EDEKA market in Thuringia

Since last week Greenman Open’s retail park in Leinefelde is boasting the biggest Edeka store (3100m²) in Thüringen.


Greenman’s Retail park in Strausberg near Berlin with a modernized ALDI store

On April 5, 2019, after 3 months of redevelopment work, the renovated ALDI store was reopened in the retail park Hegermühle in Strausberg (part of Greenman Open).


Meet Greenman at Deutsche GRI 2019, Frankfurt 8-9 May

Deutsche GRI is a gathering of senior level German and international real estate investors, lenders and developers.


Going Deutsch - Greenman in the News

While German Investors have been taking increasing stakes in the Irish commercial property market, Greenman Investments have formed a strong presence in German food retail property.


Greenman agrees €143m purchase of food retail properties for Greenman OPEN fund

Greenman, the German specialist food retail real estate investment fund manager, has agreed to acquire 33 Edeka MIHA-anchored retail properties for its Greenman OPEN fund in two separate deals with a combined value of €143m.


Meet Greenman at MIPIM Proptech in Paris on 20-21 June 2018

MIPIM PropTech is the world’s leading real estate technology event. This is where key real estate decision makers connect with cutting-edge startups and technology companies to take their business to the next level and build the future of property. READ MORE

Congratulations to our London Marathon runners

Congratulations to Eoin McGee from Prosperous Financial and Ken O’Hara who took part in the London Marathon on Saturday. They have raised over €6,000 for Temple Street Children’s Hospital. READ MORE

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Kamen

Bringing the Irish tradition to our centres is important for Greenman, as it showcases the connection between the two countries and underlines the unique character of the company. READ MORE

Meet Greenman at GrowthCon 2018 in Frankfurt 2-4 May 2018

GrowthCon is a Tech & M&A Conference, offering an overview on the topics of today’s tech business and entrepreneurial challenges and featuring many well-known investors and founders. READ MORE

Retail Proptech Research Analysis

Greenman together with ACXIT Capital Partners are currently undertaking a research analysis on Retail Proptech in Germany with a particular emphasis on its current impact READ MORE

Fast Forward: Preparing for the Decade Ahead

On Thursday 22.02, Greenman Investments CEO John Wilkinson; the Head of Investor Team, David O'Meara; and Head of Marketing, Catherine Choo presented the company's 10-year plans for its open-ended fund structure Greenman Open and its predictions for the coming decade with regards to economic, geopolitical and technological advancements. READ MORE

Meet Greenman at MIPIM 2018, Cannes 13-16 March

MIPIM is the premier real estate event, gathering the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry. READ MORE

Greenman expands operating portfolio to include Hanau Center and a new Rossmann branch

In the beginning of December, Greenman officially took over as operator of one of its latest acquisitions, a Fachmarktzentrum in Hanau, Hesse. The property hosts a REWE-Center (the 2nd biggest full assortment food retailer in Germany) as anchor tenant. The Centre also hosts Rossmann, a Bosch training center and several other tenants. READ MORE

Immogolf 2017

Once again Greenman were invited by RueckerConsult to sponsor the 9th Immogolf-Cup championships in Berlin. The tournament took place at the A-Rosa Scharmutzelsee with more than 130 decision makers in the real estate industry and golf enthusiasts from all over Germany and beyond. READ MORE

German cities remain top ten in PWCs Emerging Trends Europe

Emerging Trends Europe 2018 ranked the real estate markets in major European cities according to their overall investment and development prospects. Berlin retains its billing as the most desirable city, with Frankfurt joint second alongside Copenhagen; and Munich and Hamburg close behind. READ MORE

Ampelmännchen celebrates birthday

The Ampelmann (traffic-light man) figure, made famous in Berlin is celebrating its 56th birthday today on October 13 and even Google is honouring the birthday, by creating one of their famous doodles. The iconic green man was designed and first implemented in Berlin in 1961 and is today one of the symbols of the DDR.READ MORE

Meet Greenman at EXPO 2017, Munich 4-6 October

Greenman will be attending EXPO REAL, the international trade fair for real estate and investment. READ MORE

EDEKA Empties Shelves to Make a Point about Racism

An EDEKA store in Hamburg recently made a stand for diversity and tolerance by clearing their shelves of all foreign products and replacing them with signs saying “This shelf is pretty boring without diversity” and “This is how empty a shelf is without foreigners”. READ MORE

German Bank SPARKASSE to Target Ireland with New Mortgage Model

One of Greenman’s debt providers, Sparkasse, a major German community-oriented savings bank wants to create an alternative to the major commercial bank’s mortgage models in Ireland. READ MORE

Our centre in Kamen hosts the Open-Air Kino for the second year in a row with tremendous success

On 08.07, together with the city of Kamen, we hosted our own version of a rooftop party! Open Air Kino on the parking deck attracted over 300 visitors. Guests were seated directly on our park deck, taking advantage of the warm summer evening to meet family and friends and grab a drink. Entry was free and everyone was welcome! READ MORE

Greenman has partnered with the private equity firm, Quilvest Real Estate in a new joint venture to acquire a hybrid centre in North Rhine-Westphalia for close to €30 million.

The Rheinberg Passage is a hybrid shopping centre located in the city of Bergisch Gladbach in North Rhine-Westphalia. Greenman intend to redevelop the centre and reposition the tenant structure to focus on food retail which will meet the growing consumer trend for for a better gastronomical experience and a demand for a wider variety of groceries and retail options. READ MORE

Mahlsdorfer Märkte Edeka is a supermarket of the year

Greenman is proud to announce that one of our tenants at our property in Mahlsdorf Märkte (in the Greenman Retail Fund) has been named Supermarket of the Year for 2017 by Lebensmittel Praxis magazine. READ MORE

Berlin Brexit Panel Discussion (05.05)

On Friday, May 5, 2017, Greenman Investments hosted the second part of its panel discussion series on Brexit, this time featuring leading industry experts from the finance and real estate sectors in Berlin, Germany. The impending Brexit process and the implications for the progress of the EU economy and investment climate were tabled from the German perspective. READ MORE

BREXIT: After the Bubble Bursts – Dublin 02.05

On Tuesday (02.05), Greenman Investments hosted a panel discussion with leading industry experts from the financial and real estate sectors, on the impending Brexit and the implications it would have for the progress of the EU economy and the investment climate. READ MORE

BREXIT: After the Bubble Bursts

As an extension of our series of Berlin to Dublin talks that we hosted last year, Greenman are holding two panel discussions, one based in Berlin and one in Dublin, on the hot topic of BREXIT. Industry experts from Germany and Ireland will discuss the effects of Britain’s exit from the EU on business, real estate and investment. READ MORE

Greenman Launch New Open-End Fund called Greenman OPEN

Greenman Investments has launched its first open-end structure. OPEN will follow a “buy and hold” strategy focused on German food retail dominated properties whose tenants meet high levels of creditworthiness. READ MORE

Greenman acquires retail properties for more than €100m and continues to pursue growth strategy

Greenman is continuing to pursue its focused investment strategy. In Q3 2016 Greenman have acquired seven retail properties with a combined value of €101m. READ MORE

Greenman’s large acquisition spree has made the news on a number of fronts around Europe.

Greenman’s large acquisition spree has made the news on a number of fronts around Europe.READ MORE

Immogolf-Cup Berlin 2016

“The most important shot in golf is the next one”. READ MORE

A Successful Open Air Kino in Kamen

We are delighted to announce that the first open air cinema event in our centre in Kamen was a great success. READ MORE

Meet Greenman at Expo Real 2016, Munich 4-6 October

Expo Real is an international trade fair for real estate and investment. READ MORE

"Open Air Kino" The Roof top Cinema

Our Centre Marketing team have organized an Open Air Kino, in the Kamen Quadrat centre, in the heart of Kamen city.
Located on the 'Parkdeck', the rooftop car park of the centre, the open air cinema will be screening "ICH BIN DANN MAL WEG".

Meet Greenman at Deutsche GRI 2016, Frankfurt 9-10 May

Deutsche GRI is a gathering of senior level German and international real estate investors, lenders and developers.READ MORE

Berlin to Dublin

Greenman are delighted to host the 5th and final Berlin to Dublin event with guest speaker Arne Hopmann on Wednesday 27th of April at 18:00. READ MORE

Greenman pipeline and plans 2016

Greenman Investments currently locked-in pipeline of EUR 141 million. READ MORE

Greenman adds third property to OPEN fund bringing the combined fund value to €67.8m

Greenman has acquired a new hybrid centre in the city of Kamen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
John Wilkinson, CEO of Greenman commented: "This very attractive inner-city property fits very well in the portfolio of our Greenman OPEN fund....READ MORE

Greenman acquires a new Hybrid retail centre near Dortmund, Germany, for €26.4 million

Greenman acquires a new Hybrid retail centre near Dortmund, Germany, for €26.4 million
Greenman has acquired a new property in the centre of Datteln for the OPEN fund. ...READ MORE

We’ll be at EXPO REAL Munich, October 5th -7th

Greenman will be at Expo Real in Munich, on October 5th - 7th 2015.
We’d be delighted to meet up with you at EXPO REAL. ...READ MORE

We’ve moved to Crescent Hall

We will be hosting regular seminars, from the new office many of which will include CPD hours. If you have any questions please contact a member of the investment relations team...READ MORE

Greenman Double Assets Under Management Following Edeka Sale & Leaseback Deal

As part of Greenman’s continued expansion in the asset management sector in Germany, Greenman have concluded negotiations with number one food retailer, Edeka, in a sale and lease back deal totaling €95 million. The portfolio comprises of Edeka on all 29 units as either a sole or anchor tenant. This brings Greenman’s AUM to over €250 million...READ MORE

German Economy Surges Ahead With Strong Q1 Results

As the closely watched Ifo business sentiment index continues to for the fifth month running, it is clear Germany has shrugged off the economic uncertainty of 2014. Germany is leading by example in Europe with positive market indicators including record low unemployment and increases in manufacturing output....READ MORE

50 Shades Of Greenman

This year Greenman will be bringing a taste of St Patrick’s Day to Germany. Greenman’s Retail property at Neuweid has a unique external glass wall which is traditionally lit up with anchor tenant Edeka’s brand colours of yellow and blue....READ MORE

Greenman Investments Acquires Tribseer Center In Stralsund, Germany For Retail Investment Fund Greenman OPEN

Berlin, 4 March 2015 – Irish real estate investment company Greenman Investments (“Green-man”) has acquired the Tribseer Center on Rostocker Chaussee in Stralsund (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). The total price of the Fachmarktzentrum stands at approximately €18.8m. This represents the first acquisition for the Greenman OPEN investment fund, Greenman’s first AIF, set up in july 2014. The transaction was completed as part of a share deal.....READ MORE

A performance update on the German retail sector

We’ve analysed recent data compiled by Bulwiengesa covering trends in German retail and have prepared a brief report illustrating the changes in the distribution of German retail between 2000-2014 (the “Retail Activity”)....READ MORE