Joachim Stumpf has been Managing Director and shareholder of IPH Handelsimmobilien GmbH since 1994 and since 2007 has been Managing Director of IPH’s parent company BBE Handelsberatung GmbH, where he has worked since 1987.
Since 2010, Mr. Stumpf has been Managing Director of elaboratum GmbH, a joint venture with BBE also headed by Prof. Klaus Gutknecht. The company is responsible for the conception and implementation of multi-channel sales systems, digital in-store marketing and e-commerce and mobile-commerce activities.
Mr. Stumpf’s many years of experience in the areas of retail consulting and retail real estate have resulted in unparalleled knowledge of future-orientated retail strategies and retail properties. He is a regular speaker on these and other current topics relating to the German retail scene at various retail and real estate industry conferences and publishes specialist articles on the subject.
He is also a lecturer at the RID-Stiftung and co-publisher and author of the books “Erfolgreich im mittelständischen Handel: Erprobte Methoden, Hilfsmittel und Erfolgsstrategien”, “Innovationsmanagement im Handel” and „Kompendium der Einzelhandelsimmobilie: Ein Praxis- und Rechtshandbuch”.
Lars Jähnichen has been Managing Director and shareholder of IPH Handelsimmobilien GmbH since 2017. He is based at the company headquarters in Munich.
Mr. Jähnichen has over 20 years’ experience in the large-scale retail real estate sector. The qualified business engineer was most recently Managing Director responsible for asset management at Unibail-Rodamco Germany until 2016 and was in charge of a team managing a shopping center portfolio comprising a total lettable area of around 850,000 m². During this time, he successfully designed and implemented a number of major revitalisation projects. His team was also responsible for the development, planning and construction of several shopping centers, including the internationally multi-award winning Pasing Arcaden in Munich.
Mr. Jähnichen has extensive expertise in the entire value creation process in the German commercial real estate sector, from project developments to planning/construction and the optimisation of rental income and value enhancement potential. He publishes specialist articles and is a regular speaker at various retail and real estate industry conferences.
Mr. Jähnichen is responsible for the real estate consultancy, project development and letting divisions at IPH Handelsimmobilien GmbH.