Commercial Real Estate Finance

Adding value and perfectly tailored: LBBW's commercial real estate finance business impresses investors with individual strategies for structured finance.

Strategic investments in real estate are a value-enhancing way of deploying capital. With a global team of real estate and finance experts with many years of experience, LBBW is the right partner for you. We focus on financing office properties, residential portfolios, as well as retail and logistic buildings in Germany and abroad.

We execute more than half of our transaction volume in Germany, but are also active in the USA, Canada, the UK, and France. Based on our extensive market knowledge and focus on major economic centers – both in Germany and abroad – we offer tailored, innovative financing concepts for private and institutional investors, property companies, and housing associations.

Syndication: One stop solutions

LBBW provides one stop financing solutions. Through our well-established syndication platform, we arrange lending syndicates as lead manager and agent and are always available as your single point of contact for all lending facility queries. A total arranged lending syndicate volume of around EUR 9 billion as of today speaks for itself.

Graph: EUR 1 billion syndicated to the markets in Germany, the UK and the USA in 2017

Outstanding Locations and Prospects

Office buildings in Frankfurt, London, and New York, retail space in Munich and Düsseldorf: Your investments are successfully financed with LBBW. Find out more about the projects that we have successfully implemented:

Present at Germany's Best Addresses

  • Kö-Quartier, Düsseldorf – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Kö-Quartier, Düsseldorf

    The office complex on Königsallee consists of seven buildings with more than 55,000 square meters of office and retail space. LBBW provided the financing as sole lender.

  • Atlantic Haus, Hamburg – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Atlantic Haus, Hamburg

    The prestigious office building "Atlantic Haus" dominates Hamburg's Hafenkrone district with its 20-story tower. LBBW provided the facility as agent and arranger.

  • OpernTurm, Frankfurt – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    OpernTurm, Frankfurt

    Business meets culture in Frankfurt's Westend district. Standing at a height of 170 meters, the OpernTurm is one of Frankfurt’s landmark buildings. Sole lender for the project was LBBW.

  • Hofstatt, Munich – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Hofstatt, Munich

    Since 2013, the Hofstatt shopping arcade with a mix of shops, restaurants, and offices contributes to shape Munich's historic city center. The sole lender for the project was LBBW.

  • Residential portfolio, focus areas: North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Bavaria – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Residential portfolio: North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Bavaria

    The residential portfolio comprises approx.. 18,500 apartments in three key German real estate markets. LBBW was a co-arranger of the long-term financing.

  • Sony Center, Berlin

    Sony Center, Berlin

    "Berlin, The Sony Centre. The building designed by Helmut Jahn and Peter Walker brings a special flair and energy to both Potsdamer Platz and the Capital city. LBBW co-financed the acquisition as Joint Mandated Lead Arranger."

Ideally Positioned Internationally

  • Rue La Fayette, Paris – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Rue La Fayette, Paris

    This prestigious office building is located between the Parisian opera house and Place de la Bastille. LBBW acts as arranger and facility agent for this long-term financing.

  • Oxford Street, London – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Oxford Street, London

    On London's most popular shopping street, LBBW - as lead arranger - structured the long-term financing of high-quality retail space for institutional investors.

  • The Bartlett, Arlington, Virginia – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    The Bartlett, Arlington, Virginia

    Newly built trophy residential high-rise multifamily tower with premier street-level retail space. LBBW is lead arranger and agent for this medium term facility.

  • Georgetown Park, Washington, D.C. – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    Georgetown Park, Washington, D.C.

    Premier mixed-use urban retail center located in Georgetown, one of the most recognized and coveted retail destinations in Washington, D.C. LBBW acts as sole arranger and administrative agent.

  • New York Five Manhattan West, New York City – commercial real estate finance LBBW

    New York Five Manhattan West, New York City

    Newly redeveloped Class A office building located in the Hudson Yards submarket in Manhattan, New York. LBBW acts as administrative agent and joint lead arranger for this syndicated loan.

Award-Winning Success

Our teams and their expertise in commercial real estate finance and syndicated real estate finance/project finance regularly win awards for their work:

Award "Debt capital market team of the year 2017"
Award "Europe Property Finance Awards Winner 2017"
Award "Syndicated lender of the year 2017"

You would like to find out more about LBBW´s commercial real estate finance? Please contact us

Heike Ripke
Tel.: +49 711 127-73706


Len Crann
Real Estate Customers USA
Phone: +1 212 584-1700


Alexander Jörg
Real Estate Customers USA
Phone: +1 212 584-1760


Steve Gagro
Real estate Customers Canada
Phone: +1 416 364 5229

United Kingdom

Craig Prosser
Real Estate Customers UK
Phone: +44 20 7826-8010