In all the divisions, be it Human Resources, Data Services, Legal Affairs or PR & Internal Communications, our experts establish the parameters for achieving our corporate goals.
Accounting & Business Services
Hundreds of thousands of incoming and outgoing invoices and other accounting processes are handled at METRO PROPERTIES every year. In the area of Accounting, a team of experts at the Saarbrücken site sees to it that all business transactions are accounted for correctly. The national and international legal requirements (HGB and IFRS respectively) provide the framework for this. The aim is to provide the decision-makers with reliable figures in good time.
Information Technology & Organisation
Our employees are responsible for all matters relating to a modern company IT and communications infrastructure - from assisting the individual departments with assessing which tools and applications they need to implementing and providing support for technical solutions. In close consultation with METRO’s IT, we provide the operating and administrative units with a wide array of real estate-specific software solutions.
As an internal service provider to METRO PROPERTIES and MEC, we ensure smooth work processes and occupational health and safety at the Saarbrücken site. This includes building services and building management, postal services, reception, the telephone switchboard, the archives, procurement and the canteen.
Commercial Property Management
Serving as an intermediary for the METRO PROPERTIES departments, the tenants and our service providers, we see to it that the properties are managed efficiently and that there is transparency regarding the lease agreements.
The business partners who work within CAMPUS HR Operations assist the managers with all HR- and organisation-related aspects of strategy implementation and day-to-day business operations. CAMPUS HR Experts provides consultancy services for various corporate divisions, for example on the topics of remuneration and benefits, HR development, and health and safety.
Energy Management & Real Estate Sustainability
Always on the cutting edge: energy efficiency, the generation of green energy, the procurement of Group-wide energy supply and the future topic of electromobility are the core competencies of the Energy Management & Real Estate Sustainability department.
This is where the legal foundations are laid, first and foremost for all the topics relevant to the METRO PROPERTIES real estate portfolio. The expertise at the sites in Düsseldorf and Saarbrücken covers everything from company, real estate and building law to tenancy law and environmental law. All transactions with a legal aspect are reviewed regarding their economic and operational efficiency here, taking into account METRO’s standards, METRO corporate governance and compliance principles.
PR & Internal Communications
External and internal communications: a good public image is just as important to METRO PROPERTIES as providing all of its employees with comprehensive and up-to-date information. The responsibilities here include PR activities and marketing, maintenance of the internal social network and the corporate website, and corporate design.
We also organise our presence at national and international events; we have significant responsibility for the hosting of the 2 biggest real estate fairs, EXPO REAL in Munich and MIPIM in Cannes.
Real Estate Finance
We are the first port of call regarding METRO PROPERTIES’ financial matters. Together with our Controlling, Finance and Risk Management co-workers, we in the Real Estate Finance department deliver comprehensive finance solutions and help METRO PROPERTIES to achieve its corporate goals.
Real Estate Valuation & Data Intelligence
We handle all the data relating to the METRO PROPERTIES real estate business, processing, analysing, evaluating and collating it. This involves various divisions such as Data Room Services, Real Estate Data Management, Real Estate Valuation and Market & Data Intelligence all working hand in hand.