- Substantial revenue and earnings growth in particular due to successful asset management

- Provisional figures are fully confirmed

- EBIT up by 27 percent to EUR 8.1 million

- Revenue up by 11 percent to EUR 12.9 million 

- Equity totals EUR 53.1 million with equity ratio at 49 percent


publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508), an investor and asset manager for German office properties, has recorded a significant increase in revenues and earnings in the first half of 2017 according to final figures.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has further expanded the volume of managed real estate. With an increase of EUR 0.8 billion since the end of 2016 (EUR 3.2 billion), the publity portfolio of assets under management (AuM) now stands at EUR 4.0 billion. publity has reaffirmed its targets of increasing the AuM to approximately EUR 5.2 billion by the end of 2017 and EUR 7 billion by the end of 2018.

Die publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) hat drei große Vermietungserfolge beim Quattrium in Ratingen bei Düsseldorf erzielt. Somit hält publity die Vollvermietung in dem knapp 28.000 m² großen Büroobjekt, das im Dezember 2016 als 576. Immobilie des Asset-Management-Portfolios von publity erworben wurde.   

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) achieves another rental success – this time for the 46,000 m² office complex "Bredeney". The property, number 552 in the publity asset management portfolio, is now near 100% occupancy. The new tenant magellan netzwerke GmbH, a service provider for communication systems, now has almost 1,000 m² of office space.

With the confirmation of new lease agreements and the expansion of leased space by existing tenants, publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has achieved an ongoing 100% occupancy for the abc Tower in Cologne. publity has successfully implemented numerous rental contract improvements over a total area of approx. 3,000 m2 leading to the re-signing of existing lease agreements.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) acquires a 13,034 m2 office building in Frankfurt. The 595th property in the publity AG asset management portfolio, thanks to its location between the motorways 5 and 648, is ideally situated in Frankfurt and Rhine-Main area. 

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has acquired an attractive office property in Hamburg. The property, the fund Nr 7’s 5th, was built in 1994 as part of the four-part "Willhoop" and is in a central, southerly facing location at the Hansestadt airport.

The publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) asset management team achieved a further lease success for the 22.500 sqm "Am Boulevard" complex  in Bielefeld. The property now shows a full  rental capacity.


 - Net profits in H1 2017 up by more than 30 percent to EUR 5.5 million - earnings per share EUR 0.91  

- EBIT up by 27 percent to EUR 8.1 million; revenues up by around 11 percent to EUR 12.9 million

- Assets under management on 30 June 2017 at EUR 3.8 billion after EUR 3.2 billion at the end of 2016 

Die publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508), ein Investor und Asset Manager im Bereich deutscher Büroimmobilien, verstärkt sich mit fünf Experten im Bereich Immobilienmanagement und -entwicklung. Damit trägt publity dem dynamischen Wachstum und dem starken Ausbau des Asset-Managements-Geschäfts mit einem stetig wachsenden Immobilienportfolio Rechnung.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) successfully sold the "Office Center Ismaning" ("OCI"), Carl Zeissring, Ismaning near Munich after a two-year retention period to the Austrian real estate investor Hallmann Holding Investment GmbH. The 546th object in the publity portfolio is the Headquarters of Constantin Entertainment GmbH.

As part of its asset management agreement with the CONSUS Commercial Property AG, publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) achieved a significant leasing success at the Edmund-Rumpler-Strasse in Cologne. The 577th property in the publity portfolio offers a total rental area of approx. 14,600 m². The multi-tenant object is now almost fully let after Eurowings agreed to lease a further 1,700 m² of space, almost doubling in size to approx. 3,300 m².

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has acquired a modern office building at the JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven. The third object in Fund No. 8, the 7-storey property was opened in 2013 and is located in the only deep-water port in Germany.

For the publity Performance Fund No. 6, publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has been able to conclude three new long-term leases for "Haus der Wirtschaftsförderung" in Duisburg - increasing the leasing rate from 21% to 68%.

Die publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) hat eine ca. 8.100 Quadratmeter große moderne Büroimmobilie im rheinländischen Neuss erworben. Das Objekt ist vollständig an namhafte Unternehmen wie Creditreform vermietet. 

The publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) shareholders passed all agenda items with a clear majority of votes during the Annual General Meeting in Leipzig. Among other things, a dividend payment of EUR 2.80 per share was approved for the 2016 financial year, significantly more than the EUR 2.00 dividend paid for the financial year 2015.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) after a 2.5 year holding period, has sold the office property "Kontorhaus" in the Mainzer Landstraße to the suiss Pecunia Real Estate AG successfully. Amongst others the Deutsche Bahn AG having rented the 528th property of the publity portfolio to 100% and on a long term lease.

Die CONSUS Commercial Property AG („CONSUS“, ISIN DE000A2DA414), ein chancenorientierter Immobilieninvestor in deutsche Büroimmobilien, erwirbt das ca. 9.000 qm große Bürogebäude in der Motorstraße in Stuttgart. Das Objekt ist zu 100 % an verschiedene namhafte Unternehmen vermietet und ist das nunmehr 11. Objekt im Ankaufsportfolio. Nach dem erfolgreichen Closing des Auftaktportfolios hat CONSUS mit dem Erwerb des Bürogebäudes in Stuttgart die nächste Wachstumsphase eingeleitet und setzt somit den zügigen Ausbau des Portfolios fort. Über den Kaufpreis ist Stillschweigen vereinbart worden.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) successfully sells modern office building in Hamburg to BlackRock Investment Management Ltd., after nearly a 20 month holding period.  With approximately 28,500 square metres, the 547th property in the publity portfolio "Economic Center" boasts both the AXA Group and Daimler AG as its main tenants. The latest renowned tenants as of March 2017, being the main tax office and Bilfinger Hochbau GmbH.

The publity Performance Fund 6 sold the approx. 31,500 square metre shopping center "Hansa Center" in Bottrop after just barely ten months. The landmark property was acquired in August 2016 and has already been turned around for a profit. The property is currently under development with publity having won numerous anchor tenants for the property.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has acquired it’s 590th property. With 28 tenants and 16,000 sqm of rental space in a preferred residential area of Bad Homburg v. D. Höhe in the Rhein-Main area. 

Publity verzeichnet einen großen Vermietungserfolge bei dem modernen Büroensemble „Büropark am Einsteinring in Aschheim“.  

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has acquired a property with 5,275 m² in Duisburg, the head office of the technical college for public administration, as 587th property. This state-of-the-art property is located on a plot of 9,400 m² and has been let to this educational institution on a long-term lease. 

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) today announced that it has purchased a 80,255 square metre office and production building in Paderborn. Now the 589th property acquired by publity, it was built in the 1970s by the German computer pioneer and entrepreneur Heinz Nixdorf. Tenants in the property, which has been continuously updated, include Wincor Nixdorf, Siemens, Degussa and AOK.

publity AG (Scale, ISIN DE0006972508) has purchased the contemporary office park “Emilia” in Langen, its 588th property. Situated in the heart of the Rhine/Main area, the multi-tenant property boasts outstanding access to the surrounding area. 

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