Looking up at glass facade: LBBW is strong in commercial real estate financing

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 9,8 billion as of today speaks for itself.

1 billion EUR

sydicated to the markets in Germany, the UK and the USA in 2018

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

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Atlantic House in Hamburg

    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.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: the Opernturm in Frankfurt's West End

    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.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

    Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

    Futuristic buildings shaped the Potsdamer Platz to be one of the landmarks of Berlin. As Sole Underwriter and Arranger LBBW demonstrates its capacity to finance large scale real estate projects. Picture: Vincent Mosch

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Detail of a logistics building in Zalando

    Portfolio of six logistics buildings, Germany

    Refinancing of a portfolio of six logistics buildings in Bremen, Mönchengladbach, Nuremberg and Pforzheim. LBBW was a co-arranger.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: the Sony Center in 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

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Office building on Rue La Fayette in Paris

    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.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Retail business on Oxford Street in London

    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.

  • Groot Handelsgebouw in Rotterdam

    Groot Handelsgebouw, Rotterdam.

    The acquisition and repositioning of this centrally located mixed-used property is financed by LBBW as arranger and agent.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Manhattan Mall in New York

    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.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: Argyle House residential tower in Los Angeles

    Argyle House, Los Angeles

    The newly developed upscale residential apartment building features many amenities and is ideally situated with panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills, downtown Los Angeles, and the Pacific Ocean. LBBW acts as arranger and administrative agent.

  • Commercial real estate financing with LBBW: 47-storey office building in Montreal

    1250 René-Lévesque, Montréal, Canada

    Situated as one of the most recognized properties on Montréal’s skyline, the Class AAA, 47-story office tower is an architectural landmark. LBBW in its capacity as lead arranger demonstrates with its global network expertise to underwrite large loans in Canada.

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
Representative Office Canada
Phone: +1 416 364 5229

United Kingdom

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

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