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We understand logistics real estate because we understand logistics.

Core Competency: Logistics Real Estate

As asset managers for institutional investors in Germany, we’re specialists in the logistics sector. We support investors across the country in the acquisition, sales and management of modern storage and distribution facilities. Because we understand logistics, we also understand logistics real estate; our team is made up of real estate professionals and logistics experts. We don’t just see logistics real estate as long-term rental contracts; rather, as living, working, operational sites. And with our indepth understanding of the branch the driving force behind our client support system, we ensure long-term success for each investment.

Our Values ​​- How We Think



Our Principles - How We Work

Management - Who we are

Klaas Ockens

Klaas Ockens has more than 15 years of experience in institutional investments and asset management in the German banking and real estate branches. He has held management positions at M.M. Warburg & Co., Sireo Real Estate (known today as CorpusSireo) and the DIC Group. Together with the Deutsche Bank Private Equity Group, one of the first institutional investors to invest in logistics real estate in Germany, his leadership led to the foundation of the Deutsche Logistik Immobilien AG. He later assumed responsibility for the structural and operative set-up of the first pan-European real estate SICAV funds for German life insurance and pensions companies.

Klaas Ockens received his Master’s degree in Business Management from the University of Hamburg and his Executive MBA at Columbia Business School, New York.


Dr. Thomas Steinmüller

Dr. Thomas Steinmüller is a renowned expert in the logistics branch with over 20 years’ experience. He has consulted on numerous supply chain management projects and has structured asset financing for various firms. During his work at Aareal Bank AG, he was instrumental in creating the new operating area of “logistics real estate financing” and organised pan-European financing worth billions of Euros in the form of asset portfolios. He initiated the first funds for Europe-wide logistics real estate in compliance with the banking laws of Luxemburg and with an investment portfolio of € 1 bn.

Dr. Thomas Steinmüller studied Industrial Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and focused his doctorate on the outsourcing of logistics services. He is the autor of multiple publications on logistics-related topics and the chairman of the ZIAs logistics platform.

»I don't know what the hell this "logistics" is that Marshall is always talking about but I want some of it!«

US Admiral E.J. King to one of his officers in 1942. The "Marshall Plan" became the largest reconstruction program in the post-war period of the last century, according to US Secretary of State and later Nobel Prize-winning George C. Marshall