Experience... project development.
...through commitment.
Trust... the future.
Competence... an operator.


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SMARTments is a brand of GBI AG. The company, based in Erlangen, Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Kassel is one of the leading German project developers. GBI oversees projects starting from land acquisition to the turnkey handover to investors and operators. Up to now, the company has successfully implemented 35 hotels, serviced apartment buildings, student residences as well as three housing projects representing a total volume of around € 900 million.

[Translate to Englisch:] Verantwortung mit Engagement

Entrepreneurship means assuming social responsibility. GBI AG operates under the umbrella of the Moses Mendelssohn Foundation which promotes education and science in the field of European Jewish history. Since 1993, the Foundation awards the Moses Mendelssohn medal. Previous medal awardees are such eminent public figures as Berthold Beitz, Daniel Barenboim, Hildegard Hamm-Brücher, Avi Primor and Friede Springer . The Foundation sees itself as a holding entity for the Moses Mendelssohn in the town of Halberstadt and the Moses Mendelssohn Centre in Potsdam.

[Translate to Englisch:] Erfahrung

FDS gemeinnützige Stiftung, a charitable foundation, is a highly professional operator of student housing facilities, also under the umbrella of the Moses Mendelssohn Foundation. FDS is responsible for managing the SMARTments student and shares its expertise with the entire family of products. FDS gemeinnützige Stiftung traces back its history to a society founded in 1971, the ‘Fördererkreis Deutscher Studenten e.V.’ (German Students’ Sponsorship Association) which even then was committed to the development and operation of student residences on a charitable basis. As a non-profit foundation, FDS pursues exclusively its statutory goals without intentions of gaining profits.

[Translate to Englisch:] Kompetenz

SMARTments business GmbH is the leaseholder of the SMARTments business properties. There, the long-term experience of the GBI group with hotel and apartment experiences is pooled. With a team of experienced managers from the hotel and financial sectors, SMARTments business GmbH manages the marketing and rental of the serviced apartments, ensuring the commercial efficiency of all properties.