Head of Investment Management Hotel, Union Investment Real Estate
Andreas Löcher has been Head of Division of Investment Management Hotel at Union Investment Real Estate GmbH, Hamburg, since July 2010. He is in charge of the hotel investment strategy and coordinates all Hotel Acquisitions and Sales activities within the Hamburg-based property investment company. The widespread hotel portfolio of Union Investment containing some 31 hotel operators/brands in nine country markets currently comprises 61 real estate properties with a current market value of about 3.5 billion EUR. For its open-ended real estate funds, Union Investment plans to acquire more in Europe and the US. In 2015, Union Investment entered the US hotel investment market by acquiring the “Godfrey Hotel” in Boston followed by the acquisition of the “LondonHouse” hotel in Chicago. Moreover, the hotel portfolio will also be continuously enlarged by selective acquisitions in the budget segment.
Prior to joining Union Investment, Andreas Löcher was a Head of Hotel Acquisitions & Sales at Deka Immobilien GmbH, Frankfurt and a Vice President at Aareal Bank AG, Wiesbaden, responsible for real estate finance (hotel).