Press release

DOMUS VIVENDI Group sells micro-apartment complex close to new ECB

headquarters to Hamburg Trust

Königstein im Taunus, 3rd July 2014

The DOMUS VIVENDI Group and its partner Mercurius Real Estate AG have sold

their micro-apartment complex Little East to the Hamburg Trust. The fund and

investment manager has taken over the building close to the new headquarters of

the European Central Bank for 30 million euros. It will incorporate it into a closed-

end real estate mutual fund.

Thomas Oellig, managing director of Domus Vivendi GmbH & Co. KG: “We are

providing a new form of urban living. Our micro-apartment complexes represent

sustainability, modernity and flexibility. With the Hamburg Trust, we have found an

established funds manager for our development. It shows that we are on the right


Dirk Hasselbring, chairperson of the board at the Hamburg Trust: “In view of the

increasingly dynamic employment market, it is worth investing in micro-apartments.

The real estate at this prospering location will contribute to the future-proof

development of our portfolio.”

The KfW Efficiency House 40 incorporates 272 residential units with a total living

space of around 5,700 m². There are also 76 car parking spaces. The apartments

are around 20 m² in size and are part-furnished. The local S-Bahn and U-Bahn

stations are just a few minutes’ walk away. The complex was fully let before


DB Mobility Logistics AG was acquired as a general tenant for three-quarters of the

apartments. It will offer the apartments to its staff who are only due to work in

Frankfurt am Main for a limited period. Micro-apartments serve to relieve the strain

on the housing market, as they are tailored to suit the needs of these temporary


The DOMUS VIVENDI Group is currently building two further developments in

Frankfurt: in the immediate vicinity of the airport and on a street parallel to the Zeil

shopping street. Further developments are in the pipeline across Germany.

Company profile

The DOMUS VIVENDI Group and its partners are based in Königstein im Taunus

and offer over 25 years of experience in the realisation of project development and

project management in Germany and abroad.

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