Catella: Residential Investment Management Appoints Dr. Lars Vandrei as Senior Research Manager


Dr. Lars Vandrei has nearly 10 years of experience in residential real estate research and most recently served as Associate Director of Residential Research Germany at Advisor Colliers. Previously, he worked for many years at the German ifo Institute Leibniz for economic research and as a lecturer in economics at the Technical University of Dresden where he graduated. He also studied at the University of Barcelona in Spain and wrote a doctoral thesis on the economics of housing policy.

Michael Fink, Director General of CRIMsaid: “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lars Vandrei, a recognized specialist in residential real estate with an extensive network and economic and quantitative skills. With his strong understanding of the industry, he will advance the expertise CRIM’s research team by working closely with our artificial intelligence (AI) team and helping to shape the further development of our strategies through the integration of climate data.”

Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH manages funds with a focus on stable and diversified pan-European residential real estate portfolios and ESG objectives aimed at reducing CO2 emissions (“decarb transition”) and increasing social fairness in the market housing.

Dr. Lars Vandrei added“I am delighted to join the dedicated and successful team at Catella Residential Investment Management and look forward to the challenges ahead. My many years of experience in residential property research will provide a solid foundation to help achieve the company goals within Catella’s European network. The company has more than €7 billion in assets under management across Europe and faces more economic issues than ever before. I’m sure I can contribute to further developing CRIM’s research expertise in this field.”

About Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH (CRIM)

Catella launched its first European residential fund in 2007 and its first dedicated European student housing fund in 2013. CRIM is a subsidiary of the Stockholm-based Catella AB group and its residential real estate business includes portfolio management, acquisitions, sales and asset management. CRIM manages and advises several funds and mandates and manages more than 7 billion euros in assets in 11 European countries.

For more information please contact:

Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH

Stine Zoechling

European Residential Marketing and PR Manager

T: +49 (0)30 887 285 29 76

M: +49 (0)151 544 51 005

E: stine.zoechling[ at ]


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