Real estate management platform Garbe Institutional Capital has hired Andreas Höfner as head of strategy.
An experienced investment specialist with a broad track record in managing, investing and developing alternative investment products, Höfner has more than twelve years of experience in real estate investment and alternative investment products.
Before joining Garbe, Höfner worked as head of consulting real estate & alternative investments for Helaba Invest, where he was responsible, among other things, for providing strategic advice to German institutional investors on allocation and investment decisions.
Prior to that, Höfner worked in the valuation and strategy department of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Christopher Garbe, managing partner of Garbe, said: 'In addition to its expertise in logistics and industrial real estate, Garbe has more than 50 years of project development and management know-how in the residential, office and retail sectors.
'With the new head of strategy, we are creating a position that draws on this knowledge to further develop our strategies for long-term value-creating real estate investments in Europe.'
Michiel Dubois, managing director of Garbe Institutional Capital, said: 'Andreas Höfner is a strategy specialist with a strong track record. He will help us identify attractive investment niches and drive our pan-European growth.
Added Höfner: 'Garbe has an excellent reputation among investors for logistics and industrial properties. Now we have the opportunity to transfer decades of expertise in the other asset classes into institutional real estate products. It is an exciting challenge.'
Garbe Institutional Capital is the investment and asset manager of Garbe, focusing on residential, office, retail and specialist properties.