The Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben (abbreviated to BImA) is an institution under public law and is supervised by the Federal Ministry of Finance. It is now the most important real estate service provider of the Federal Government. The Federal Agency is one of the largest real estate owners in Germany.
Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben – Foundation & tasks around federal real estate
The tasks of the Federal Property Administration were taken over by the Federal Agency. In this article you will learn details about the establishment and the tasks of this federal agency. You will also learn more about the divisional model that governs the structure.
It was established on 1 January 2005 by the Act on the Establishment of a Federal Agency for Real Estate Tasks. The tasks and personnel of the Federal Property Administration were taken over. The Federal Agency is managed by an Executive Board consisting of three persons. Firstly, the Spokesman of the Board, Dr Christoph Krupp, who is responsible for facility management, organisation and personnel, the member of the Board, Dr Gert Leis, who is responsible for information technology, administrative tasks and finance, and finally the member of the Board, Paul Johannes Fietz, who is responsible for portfolio management, sales and the Federal Forest.
- Established 1 January 2005
- Law on the Establishment of a Federal Real Estate Agency
- Takeover of tasks and personnel of the Federal Property Administration
- Management Board: Dr. Christoph Krupp, Dr. Gert Leis and Paul Johannes Fietz
The headquarters – Bonn
The headquarters of the Federal Real Estate Agency is in Bonn. Here, action is taken in accordance with the modern standards of the real estate industry.
Federal Agency for Real Estate Tasks introduces itself
Tasks – administration, building owner and environmental protection
The Federal Agency for Real Estate Tasks takes care of the administration of real estate and properties of the Federal Government. The Federal Agency for Real Estate Tasks has taken over the tasks and personnel of the Federal Property Administration. Ownership of most of the Federal Government’s domestic properties has been transferred to it. A total of 26,000 properties are administered here. The properties that are no longer needed for federal purposes are sold by the Federal Agency. Another task is that when new official buildings have to be built, the Bundesanstalt acts as builder. It also contributes to environmental protection through energy-related refurbishments.
- Establishment of the uniform real estate management (ELM)
This task refers to the optimised management of real estate used by the federal government for official purposes.
- Letting and leasing of residential property and land
- Forestry services: Forestry management nature conservation care of the property assets
- Real estate management within the federal administration
- Covering land and space requirements for federal purposes
- Real estate management and sale
- Housing assistance for federal employees
- Realisation of financial assets
- Increase in efficiency, service and profitability
- Increase in earnings and value of assets
The divisional model – All about the structure
The Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben has a portfolio of land with a total area of around 468,000 hectares and 36,000 apartments. This makes the Federal Agency one of the largest real estate owners in Germany.
The various tasks are organised on the basis of a divisional model. At present, there are the divisions:
- Portfolio management
- Facilities management
The Facility Management division is divided into two areas. The procurement, transfer and management of real estate for federal agencies and the rental and leasing of housing stock and other real estate.
- Federal Forest
- Administrative tasks
- Information Technology
Locations & the employees
A total of 6,500 employees work for the Federal Real Estate Agency at various locations. There are currently a total of nine directorates in: