R.E.M.M. Germany

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We buy, develop and manage real estate in Germany. R.E.M.M. Germany has been growing continuously since 1991 and today we own and manage 22 buildings in Berlin and Leipzig, comprising 600+ apartments and 29.000+ m² lettable office space. The portfolio, asset and property management of our Berlin properties is done in-house with a long-time established team of 15 employees, some of which have been with the company 25+ years.

R.E.M.M. Germany is a real estate company owned by the Bartels / Gernhardt family. R.E.M.M. follows a long-term hold strategy. The real estate portfolio is continuously expanded through real estate developments and acquisitions.

Since its foundation in 1991 the company has been led by entrepreneur and private pilot Hargen M. Bartels, who was born in 1957 and has 4 descendants. In 2020, his son Helge M. Gernhardt joined R.E.M.M Germany.

Beyond his duties at R.E.M.M. Germany, Helge will own and lead the new R.E.M.M. Sweden. R.E.M.M. Germany will provide the expansion capital and in 2021/22, R.E.M.M. Sweden will start to acquire quality real estate in Stockholm.

We follow The Elephant Way.


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After 30 years of growth, R.E.M.M Germany owns 22 buildings with 60.000+ m² lettable square meters of office, retail and apartment space. We look forward to a future in which we continue to provide society with high-quality spaces to live and work in.


R.E.M.M. launches the Hofer Wohnen construction project in Leipzig, building 118 affordable rental apartments for families.


Backfabrik hosts a group of resident artists, giving them space to work and a platform to promote their work. This initiative has continued and is now reflected in the Clink projects.



R.E.M.M. begins construction of penthouse apartments on top of existing multiresidential buildings. By 2020 more than 44 penthouse apartments have been built.

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R.E.M.M. starts leasing of the Backfabrik with focus on digital companies as tenants after the reconstruction is completed.


R.E.M.M. acquires the 27.000 m² - former bakery „Ba-Pro“, located 600 Meters north of Berlin-Alexanderplatz, and modernizes the factory to create a state-of-the-art office loft location, renamed Backfabrik.


R.E.M.M. has grown to employ 15 people working in management, refurbishment and construction of real estate in Berlin.


R.E.M.M. purchases multiresidential buildings in Berlin and invests in their long-term technical refurbishment.


Hargen M. Bartels incorporates „R.E.M.M. Grundstücksgesellschaft mbH“, the nucleus company of R.E.M.M. Invest.

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