About DREF

Germany‘s Leading Expert in Student Housing

About Us

DREF – Deutsche Real Estate Funds is specialised in residential property investments with a particular focus on student housing and micro living.DREF – Deutsche Real Estate Funds covers the entire value-added chain from the selection of properties through financing to construction and modernisation as well as subsequent management.

Gazzano House

Gazzano House

The founders of DREF – Deutsche Real Estate Funds™ look back on a history of more than a hundred years in the real estate sector. It was founded in order to pool the expertise for micro living and student housing in the German real estate market.

The DREF – Deutsche Real Estate Funds™  Group dedicated its attention to student housing and the financing of corresponding properties already for ten years. In this context, the Group has been involved in the development, financing, modernisation and management of some 5,500 student residential units and 2,000 residential units, valued in total at around 500 million euros. As a result, DREF is one of the leading experts in student housing and micro living in Germany.

Our core competences




finance and controlling