The "Institut für Gewerbezentren"
is an independent research and consulting institution
which has specialized in trade and center research and
consulting for 33 years. The institute was founded by
Professor Dr. Bernd Falk in Starnberg in 1972.
Up to now, the IfG has supported more than 15 million
square meters of usable space by working out project
development measures. Besides the project development,
the fields of business include space recycling and the
revitalization of commercial property as well as property-related,
market and locational analyses with respect to the fields
Prof. Dr. Falk is the owner of the institute,
Honorary of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
(HonRICS), London, chairman of the advisory council
of the AHBR Allgemeine HypothekenBank Rheinboden AG,
Frankfurt/M., lecturer for real estate management at
the University of Munich, lecturer for real estate marketing
at the Technical University of Dresden (EIPOS), scientific
adviser at the European Institute for postgradual education
at the Technical University of Dresden e.V., as well
as adviser in various real estate companies.
Momme Torsten Falk Ph.D., graduate in business
administration (FH), project manager, has worked at
the "Institut für Gewerbezentren" since
1987. His main scope of duties comprises the preparation
of market, locational and economic analyses and he is
responsible for market studies/structural opinions.
Christian Breitschaft, graduate engineer (univ.),
architectural studies. Employed at the "Institut
für Gewerbezentren" since 2005. Responsible
for architectural, structural and technical matters
as well as collaborative work on different publications
in the area of real estate business.