STATEMENT: Gestilar and DWS sign a new Build to Rent project in Valdebebas

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STATEMENT: Gestilar and DWS sign a new Build to Rent project in Valdebebas

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Madrid, February 20, 2023.- Gestilar, a real estate group chaired by Javier García-Valcárcel, and DWS consolidate their business relationship by signing an agreement to develop a new residential development for rental. Gestilar closed the operation of the land located in Valdebebas (Madrid), at the end of 2022, and has now reached an agreement with DWS for the development of this turnkey project that will consist of 130 homes.

With this new Build to Rent project in Valdebebas, both entities reaffirm their commitment to affordable and quality housing, with a portfolio of joint projects totaling 1,400 homes and including developments in Badalona (Barcelona), Getafe and the Ensanche de Vallecas.

The management of this housing portfolio falls within the framework of the partnership that DWS has with Urban Input Group and its management platform, Bialto, helping to solve the shortage of rental supply in the Spanish market.

The operation reaches an estimated price of 30 million euros and has had the advice of Colliers, a leading global company in advisory services and investment management in real estate.

For Raúl Guerrero, Managing Director of Gestilar, “this project represents excellent news both for our companies and for the development sector as a whole. It confirms the strength and solidity of the new construction segment, reinforces the commitment to the BTR - one of the residential formulas with the greatest potential for growth and investment during this financial year-, and provides stability to the business model”.

Manuel Ibáñez, Head of Real Estate Iberia for DWS, points out that “we were very interested in agreeing to an operation in a location like Valdebebas, where we intend to offer a different product to the one that has been offered for rent in the area. From DWS we continue to reinforce our strong commitment to the 'Build to Rent' segment in Spain, where we have already reached agreements for more than 3,400 homes”.

130 multi-family homes and large common areas

Following one of the most important premises for Gestilar, this new project, which will be located on plot 177B in Valdebebas, has an exceptional location, located on the front line of the Felipe VI Forest Park, called to be one of the main green lungs of the periphery of the capital.

The good location, added to the set of attributes that define the demanding seal of quality that Gestilar applies to all its new construction projects -such as design, architecture and attention to detail-, will be the differential aspects of this project. The promotion will have 13,000m2 of built residential area, distributed in 130 homes with 1 to 3 bedrooms with a terrace, garage, storage room and large common areas, another of the hallmarks of the complexes developed by the promoter, which will house a swimming pool, coworking , paddle tennis court and green areas, among others.

In addition to surface area for residential use, the project contemplates the construction of a commercial space of more than 2,000m2, thus expanding the offer of premises on Juan Antonio Samaranch avenue, where this project is located, one of the main arteries of Valdebebas that, In addition, it concentrates many of the establishments and commercial facilities that already exist in the area.

The deadlines initially foreseen in this preliminary stage of development of the project place the start of the construction works in the summer of 2023 and the delivery of the homes in 2025.

Maximum commitment to sustainability.

Energy efficiency and sustainability will be fundamental elements in the design of the project, which will comply with the very high standards established by the BREEAM certification, one of the most demanding and internationally recognized seals in this area, and which the development plans to achieve in its Excellent level.

Buildings certified with the BREEAM seal integrate benefits for the inhabitants of the homes, reducing maintenance costs, improving levels of well-being and comfort, thus reducing the environmental footprint. This can mean a reduction in C02 emissions of up to 56% and savings in water consumption of up to 35% at maximum levels, according to the certifier itself.

Gestilar and his commitment to Valdebebas

With nine projects and close to 1,000 homes, Gestilar has established itself as one of the main developers in Valdebebas, having been one of the first companies to bet on what, to this day, has become one of the largest and most attractive urban developments in Madrid, which is in very high demand by potential homebuyers.

About Gestilar

GESTILAR is a group of companies founded in 2009 based on a deep knowledge of the real estate development of new construction homes. This being its core business, Gestilar's wide range of real estate services also includes Build To Rent (BTR) development, development under the cooperative model and a House flipping proptech whose business consists of buying, renovating and selling already built homes. . Additionally, in 2019 he created his own construction firm.

Gestilar develops its homes under the premises of sustainability, design, quality, customization and innovation. This is how he defines a final product located in the most exceptional locations, where special attention is paid to details and execution, achieving the highest quality as evidenced by the more than 6,000 homes designed and delivered that guarantee his career. They have offices in Madrid, Galicia, Catalonia, Andalusia, the Balearic Islands and Lisbon.

About DWS Real Estate

DWS has been investing in real estate for more than 50 years. As part of the Alternativas platform, the real estate business has close to 350 employees in more than 20 cities around the world and more than 82,000 million euros in assets under management (as of September 30, 2022). Providing a diverse range of strategies and solutions across the risk/return and geographic spectrums, we offer basic and value-added real estate, real estate debt, real estate securities and opportunistic real estate. The real estate investment business employs a disciplined investment approach and aims to deliver attractive long-term risk-adjusted returns, capital preservation and diversification to its investors, including governments, corporations, insurance companies, endowments, plans retirement and private clients around the world.

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