Strategic Alignment

HAMBORNER REIT AG is a stock corporation listed on the SDAX. It operates exclusively in the property sector and has positioned itself as an asset manager of commercial properties. The company has a diversified property portfolio that essentially consists of modern office properties in established locations, as well as retail properties focusing on local shops in city centre locations, neighbourhood centres, and high-footfall suburban locations in large and medium-sized cities in Germany.

Portfolio Expansion

Along with the efficient management and development of the properties currently held, the growth-oriented corporate strategy at HAMBORNER REIT AG targets yield-driven expansion of the existing commercial property portfolio. The company pursues an active portfolio strategy based on a 'two pillar model' and looks to invest in office and retail properties with an eye to regional diversification. Its objective is to ensure profitability of the property portfolio in the long term by acquiring properties with an attractive yield-risk profile.

With regard to the retail portfolio structure, the company focuses on large-scale properties predominantly used by food retailers or companies with focus on local supply as well as DIY stores.

Investment hereby targets the acquisition of core properties in office and retail sectors defined by high-quality locations and buildings, tenants with good credit standing, and long-term letting (Target Portfolio ratio: 80% - 90%).

Besides expanding the existing core portfolio, the acquisition strategy foresees additional investment in manage to core properties which offer additional value potential, specifically properties attracting greater leasing demand and those requiring redevelopment or repositioning. The company seeks to identify and develop existing appreciation potential based on the expertise at its disposal (Target Portfolio ratio: 10% -20%).

Please find further information on the acquisition strategy here:

Acquisition Profile

Portfolio Target Structure

Retail Portfolio

10% - 20% Manage-to-core-properties
with value-add potential
80% - 90% Maintaining/extension of existing core retail portfolio
with focus on local supply

Office Portfolio

10% - 20% Manage-to-core-properties
with value-add potential
80% - 90% Maintaining/extension of existing core office portfolio

Geografical Focus

In its investing activities, the company mainly focuses on large and mid-sized cities in metropolitan regions of Germany that have attractive growth prospects in terms of their economic and demographic circumstances.

Metropolitan regions in Germany contribute the major share of national GDP, and enjoy the benefits of an outstanding public and private infrastructure. Not only do they cover major cities and urban centres, but also parts of the highly prosperous hinterland which is home to some exciting investment opportunities in the food retail sector. Regarding office investments the company focuses primarily on established office locations within the core cities of the metropolitan regions.

This regional focus on metropolitan regions gives the company the flexibility it needs when selecting properties and continuing its steady growth.

Acquisition Profile

Active Portfolio Management

In addition to the yield-driven expansion of the portfolio, HAMBORNER REIT AG’s strategy envisages the ongoing development of the existing portfolio. In particular, this includes the regular risk/return analysis of properties and the identification and realisation of existing value potential, including property disposals.

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