Valteq achieves turnover target of EUR10m in 2012
Real estate consulting firm Valteq has achieved its turnover target of EUR10.03m in 2012 on the back of strong contract volumes and managed projects.
"Of the top 10 transactions in Germany in 2012, we were involved as advisors on seven, including, for example, the recently completed sale of the housing and commercial real estate of TLG. These seven deals alone mean that we have handled a transaction volume of around EUR6.5bn," says Dr Thomas Herr (pictured), who, together with Jürgen Scheins and Gabriele Lüft, makes up the management of Valteq.
"We also succeeded in further expanding our success in the fields of management and advisory services. To date, for example, Valteq has managed the Green Building certification processes for buildings with a total floor area of over 1 million square metres and worked on facility management projects for a quarter of the DAX-30 companies.
"Added to this, in 2012, we also managed a substantial increase of 20 percent in our total number of employees, thereby creating sustained higher capacity in the company," says Lüft. "The modern and open nature of our company culture is also something that is especially important for us and is demonstrated not least of all by the fact that women account for 40 per cent of our staff."
The company, which is positioned at the interface between the real estate industry, finance industry, design and construction industry, as well as between users and operators, also has its future focus on the added value of a broad service spectrum from a single source.
"The accomplishments of the past year underscore the strong synergies that we have been able to realise by dovetailing the individual sections of the company within a joint company structure," says Scheins. "We intend to press on with this organic growth in 2013 too. In this respect, a further clear signal for our course of expansion is the increase in size of our Berlin, Stuttgart and Frankfurt am Main locations. We will continue to look for suitable partners for Hamburg and Cologne or Düsseldorf."