ACCENTRO Real Estate AG has expanded its property portfolio in North Rhine-Westphalia. the company is acquiring 150 units with a combined floor area of 9,525 square metres in the cities of Essen, Neuss, Duisburg and Wuppertal. The company thereby increases its real estate portfolio in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia by 45% from 332 up to now 482 units. The cities have a combined population of around 1.6 million and count among the most important metropolises in the state. The acquisition represents another consistent step along the growth trajectory that ACCENTRO pursues in North Rhine-Westphalia. Just last year, the company obtained around 270 units, mainly in Essen and Duisburg, in two transactions. 126 units of the newly acquired portfolio are earmarked for the company's proprietary rental portfolio. The rental portfolio in North Rhine-Westphalia, which is almost fully occupied, increases to 395 units with a combined floor area of around 28,000 square metres.