LUWIN opens new office in Hamburg and adds to Frankfurt team

LUWIN Real Estate Managers, an owner-managed company specialising in real estate investment and asset management services, has opened an office in Hamburg.

Real estate expert Christian Müller, 43, has been appointed to run the new branch, at Ballindamm 27. As Director Asset Management, he is responsible for the company's asset management activities throughout Germany and has been active in the real estate industry for more than 15 years. Before joining LUWIN, he was a senior manager in the asset and letting management division of Patrizia Germany. Prior to that, he worked for companies including TRIUVA, IVG and Tishman Speyer.  

In addition, due to the steadily growing acquisition volume LUWIN has strengthened its staff in Frankfurt am Main. Benjamin Lutz, 31, joins the team as Director Investor Relations & Portfolio Management. In his role he is responsible for institutional investor relations and services as well as implementing investment strategies at portfolio level. Benjamin Lutz joins from Barings Real Estate, where most recently he was Fund Manager, focusing on Separate Accounts. Previously he worked for TRIUVA, IVG and Corestate Capital Advisers.

LUWIN currently manages a portfolio with approx. EUR 2 bn. of office, retail and residential properties in Europe. Recent acquisitions by the company include the "Kuhlio" residential project in Frankfurt-Bockenheim, from STRABAG Real Estate, and the office and retail property "Ma'Ro" in the CBD of Frankfurt, from Invesco Real Estate.