- No material impact on the business model from the coronavirus pandemic
- Focus on maintaining services and preventing social hardship
- A good start to 2020
- Customer satisfaction slightly up
Vonovia strengthened its development business with the acquisition of the project developer Bien-Ries AG in early April 2020. Bien-Ries AG is a German project developer operating primarily in the Rhine-Main region.
The investment program was once again the main driver behind the company’s organic growth. In the first three months of 2020, investments in modernization and new construction projects came to € 291.5 million, up 20.4% on the prior-year value of € 242.1 million. Hembla made a full contribution to the quarterly result for the first time.
Group FFO increased by 10.5% from € 303.6 million in the first quarter of 2019 to € 335.5 million in the first quarter of 2020.