Location / Real estate consulting

Location and real estate consulting require a comprehensive approach. Using tried-and-tested methods, BBE analyses success and risk factors, in order to develop sound strategies.

Whether for new projects or revitalisation - private or public investments in real estate and locations are committed for the long term. A well-reasoned assessment is therefore even more important from the start: from use concept to turnover forecast, from profitability auditing through to letting. The sustainability and compatibility of a retail real estate always requires a comprehensive location analysis.

  • How sustainable is the quality of the location of your site or your real estate?
  • How large are the catchment area and product-range-specific market potential?
  • How large is the potential turnover in the present competitive situation?
    > Market and location analyses


  • What are the structural, regional and local planning effects of a retail project?
  • What municipal objectives are there?
  • How does a retail project fit into the existing retail trading environment?
    > Impact assessments


  • What use concepts can be implemented for new openings and revitalisation?
  • What rents and purchase prices are achievable in the long term?
  • Which general and specific factors determine the investment?
    > Real estate consulting


  • What impact do the new openings have on the retail provision for the population and on the central retail facilities?
  • How can retail development be practically controlled by an overall concept?
  • What firm prospects are there for new retail openings in the town/city centre and in retail warehouse areas?
    > Advice for municipal strategy


Using extremely accurate analyses, BBE experts create planning reliability for investors, municipalities, banks and retail companies. For this, all sectors and all types of operation are precisely analysed: from town-centre shop units, retail warehouses and retail warehouse centres, shopping centres and local shopping facilities though to department stores.

Each BBE consultant applies his or her expertise to the most up-to-date key figures for all sectors and retail formats – comprised in the BBE data pool, which is unique in Germany for its depth of description and topicality. These are combined with the latest research results and methods and the continuous cooperation with universities.