Sven Henkes becomes new COO of ZIEGERT – Bank- und Immobilienconsulting GmbH, while Nikolaus ZIEGERT runs the ZIEGERT Group | Start of the international cooperation with KNIGHT FRANK
Opening of Studio Z | International Property Awards – ZIEGERT wins in the categories Best Real Estate Agency Germany and Europe and together with the Berlin agency TPA, Best Development Marketing | Hans-Dietrich Genscher passes away – Professor Bernd Fahrholz selected to take his place on the advisory board starting
Promoting home ownership in Berlin and enabling affordable construction – ZIEGERT creates a foundation | LUX – first new luxury building in Berlin to be sold in its entirety.
Libeskind – a great spirit inspires Berlin | ZIEGERT sells great architecture/SAPPHIRE
Capital seeks property | Ziegert Capital AG is founded and brokers five million euros in mezzanine capital to developers in its first financial year.
ZIEGERT offering flats in outlying Berlin neighbourhoods Reinickendorf, Weißensee, Pankow and Neukölln | One hundred employees | ZIEGERT sets standards in Berlin and gets itself an advisory board: Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Otto Schily and Dorothee Dubrau | LUX – marketing launch for our first new building in the luxury sector.
Spree-Invest-Portfolio hits the market/60 percent appreciation in three years | ZIEGERT takes shape and acquires its present logo
ZIEGERT sells in the Haus Cumberland on Kurfürstendamm | That same year, it sells the first flat to go for more than one million euros on Lassenstraße in Nikolassee | the first repurposing project in the Kofferfabrik/Kreuzberg/Köpenicker Straße | Die Rosengärten is the first project with more than 100 flats.
Crisis and boom | the housing demand in Berlin goes international, partly due to the lack of investment alternatives | ZIEGERT prints its first English-language memorandum
ZIEGERT online: the first homepage – comparatively late, but very special | ZIEGERT makes its first film. This is new territory, but emotionalisation is the key | Subprime, Lehmann and the consequences: the market stagnates for nearly a year. Then interest rates drop and real estate prospects are recognised.
Creation of a financing department | buyers can now also finance through ZIEGERT | The additional service becomes a competitive advantage: now, the customer can be fully informed from the outset.
relocation to Schlüterstraße | Ten employees on 450 m² back then | Today: over 200 employees on 3.500 m²
Demand and prices fall | ZIEGERT specialises in renovated pre-wars and special projects, and thereby survives a lean period.
ZIEGERT goes online | posting a memorandum on a real estate portal | the dawn of digitalisation!
More pre-wars thanks to Altbau-AfA and the first complete project on Proskauer Straße in Friedrichshain | From here on out: sale of the first flat to the last.
Sonder-AfA Ost: 30 flats on Havelpromenade in Spandau, directly on the water | the first new construction project
Selling a new building on your own? Not possible! The first team, the first real office/Cranachstraße in Friedenau
Kreuzberg – Gründerzeit in the neighbourhoods | Flats on Nostitzstraße sold for 600-700 DM/m²
Fall of the Berlin Wall | the city grows by 35 percent and everything changes
The first sale by Nikolaus Ziegert, a pre-war building | One hundred and thirty square metres in Steglitz at 800 Deutsche Mark (DM) per square metre | Today, worth probably at least 2.500 € per square metre.