COMPANY


GARBE Institutional Capital is a real estate investment management company, part of the GARBE group of companies.


  • OFFICE LOCATIONS 3 (HAMBURG, AMSTERDAM, PRAGUE)
  • AUM 600 MILLION €
  • NUMBER OF ASSETS 80
  • NUMBER OF TENANTS 395
  • COUNTRIES NETHERLANDS, GERMANY AND CENTRAL EUROPE
  • OCCUPANCY RATE Approx. 88,6%

GARBE Institutional Capital is a professional investment manager which undertakes development and fund, asset and property management of real estate in a number of countries in Europe.

We initiate, structure and manage real estate investments on behalf of our clients with whom we regularly co-invest. Our goal is to generate superior returns by maximizing value whilst acting to the highest ethical, legal, fiscal and environmental standards.

We have a team of highly experienced staff that deliver bespoke services on a range of commercial and residential real estate investments. Within our (funds) and portfolios, we have properties in core, core plus, value add and opportunity (development) sectors.


The History


  • The GARBE group was founded by Bernhard Garbe
  • Development of commercial real estate
  • Opening of the first “stilwerk” in Hamburg
  • Establishment of Garbe Logistic AG
  • First successful development in the area of refurbishment
  • Establishment of first institutional fund
  • Involvement of the Nixdorf family and establishment of an institutional investment platform in Luxembourg
  • First residential/refurbishment project “GoltsteinForum” / Cologne
  • New generation: Bernhard Garbe takes over chairmanship of the supervisory board: Christopher Garbe & Jan Dietrich Hempel form the Garbe Logistic AG management board
  • Fabian von Köppen joins the Garbe Immobilien-Projekte management board
  • Opening of the office in Frankfurt
  • Expansion of the business by adding the corporate real estate division, launch of Fund GUNIF 1
  • Opening of the offices in Berlin and Cologne; changing of the name and logo from Garbe Logistic AG to GARBE Industrial Real Estate GmbH
  • Opening of the offices in Stuttgart and Munich
  • Establishment of GARBE Institutional Capital GmbH. Opening of the office in Amsterdam.

Founded in 1965, the GARBE group of companies (hereafter ‘GARBE’), has decades of experience. It remains family owned and as such is not restricted by immediate market demands.

GARBE is a fully integrated platform offering the entire property value chain of development and fund, asset and property management. It has more than EUR 5.50 billion Assets under Management in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, France, Poland and the Czech Republic and a development pipeline of over EUR 2.0 billion. GARBE is active in logistics, residential, office and retail sectors.

GARBE employs over 250 professionals based in 11 offices in Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, the UK, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. GARBE is headquartered in Hamburg and is registered as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIF) at the CSSF in Luxembourg.

Other companies of the GARBE Group of Companies


Development and management of industrial and logistics real estate


Development of residential and commercial real estate


Property Management of residential and commercial real estate