the “Welt am Sonntag” reported. Accordingly, about the chains Tedi and Toom, but also parts of Edeka and Hit concessions from their landlords demanded.

“We ask for your understanding that our rental payments will be made only under the Proviso of repayment”, – stated thus in a letter of Edeka Nord to the landlord. Reason official orders or other be “the unrestricted use of the property, impairing the circumstances in connection with the Coronavirus.”

receivables In the process, encounter a lack of understanding

the food trade are among the profiteers of the crisis. “Grocery stores will benefit as one of the very few industries that are open during a General Lockdown,” said Analyst Stephen Dutton of the newspaper.

hoarding and the temporary closure of Restaurants, canteens and pubs would have given the supermarkets a higher heel. A Edeka-North spokeswoman spoke from a “purely preventive” measure. In addition, Edeka North have been deferred, in turn, already 400 tenants, such as bakers, the Rent.

Hit, Toom and Takko, as is also with landlords in exchange

Edeka, with its claims not alone. Also, the supermarket chain Hit had suggested a “first time limited agreement for the proper distribution of the burdens and risks”, cited the “world on Sunday” a letter from the 1. April. The Rewe-Baumarkt-daughter Toom had informed their landlords also, you will halve the rental payments from may, as well as all payments are “subject to the recovery of bodies”.

The textile discounter Takko stressed, meanwhile, search “in partnership, and personal conversations” with landlords to find solutions. “The branch closures we lose currently, per month, of approximately 150 million euros. This brings, of course, for an otherwise solid company’s economic constraints,” said a Takko-spokesperson of the German press Agency.

“we have been on the basis of business deprived”

in view of the economic consequences of the Corona pandemic has also promoted the trade Association (HDE) understand the need for companies to suspend the rent for their shops.

In the “Passauer Neue Presse” called Genth a statutory reduction in rent by 50 percent for three months, in order to reduce the economic consequences. “We have been deprived of the basis of business,” said Genth the sheet. Since mid-March, around 300,000 shops were closed.

“It must go in this crisis to a fair burden-sharing between tenants and landlords,” said HDE managing Director Stefan Genth. “Stable tenancies are also in the interest of the landlord. Otherwise, stalls and verödende inner cities threaten to the corona-crisis in many places, empty. This would also pull the real estate industry down.” Genth criticised the fact that “to many real estate owners, ( … ) no consequences from the specific crisis situation” would entail. “Masks have been redirected to”: Berlin’s Senator for the interior, accused of been redirected to the USA of the mask Klaus, FOCUS Online/Wochit “protective masks”: Berlin’s Senator for the interior, accused the United States of the mask Klaus Where is Coronavirus? Real-time map showing the spread of the disease, FOCUS Online/Wochit Where is Coronavirus? Real-time map showing the spread of the disease

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