The B&L Group has been successfully involved in the development of, investment in and management of high-quality real estate for 50 years. As a specialist in shop, office and residential properties and in specialist properties such as hotels, boarding houses and multi-storey car parks, the B&L Group is one of the first ports of call throughout Germany for owners, investors and tenants.
B&L Property Management GmbH, Hamburg, was commissioned by DERECO from Cologne to provide property management services for a hotel property in Saarbrücken. The HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS in a central city centre location has 164 rooms and was opened in 2019.
With this new mandate, the expansion of the third-party business of the B&L Group will be further promoted. B&L Property Management GmbH has grown continuously in recent years and currently has over 50 employees at three locations (Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart). The company, which specialises in the management of high-quality commercial property, provides comprehensive services in the areas of commercial and technical property management, letting, centre and neighbourhood management, project and asset management, both for the B&L Group's own project developments and for external third parties.
The eight-member jury for the architectural competition for the development of "Baufeld Nord" of the Hafenpark Quartier in Frankfurt's Ostend district, chaired by Prof. Zvonko Turkali from Frankfurt am Main, decided in favour of the design by the architectural firm Meixner Schlüter Wendt, also from Frankfurt am Main.
Two third prize-winners, KCAP Kees Christiaanse from Rotterdam/Zurich and Holger Meyer Architektur from Frankfurt, followed. In addition, two recognitions were awarded to the offices CF MØller from Berlin and KBNK Architekten from Hamburg. A total of nine offices took part in the architectural competition.
The B&L Group and the Bautzen-based construction company OBAG signed the general contractor contract for the hotel project in Weimar last week. This means that the shell construction work can already begin in the course of this month. January 2022 has been agreed as the overall completion date.
A modern boutique hotel with 102 rooms and three shopping units with a total of 300 m² will be built in a prime location in the pedestrian zone, opposite the Schillerhaus. The total gross floor area above ground is 5,000 m².