"While proactive management of property assets will help reduce risk, rural estates need to evolve. Developing new income streams is essential"
"Agricultural and residential assets still provide the core income for rural estates. Proactive management must continue to draw income from a greater range of assets"
"The German residential investment market has enjoyed a very dynamic start to 2017. The transaction volume between January and the end of March totalled almost €3.2bn, representing an increase of 55% compared with the first quarter of last year.In view of the stronger development activity, the proportion of development deals increased once again, accounting for 28% of all transactions in the first quarter (whole of 2016: 21%)."