Core Services regarding Research

Market analyses

Comprehensive analysis of industry segments on an (inter)national basis; background for market entry strategies

Location analyses

Detailed local information on supply and demand structure at municipal level for location decisions

Competition analyses

Detailed investigations of individual competitors in the market and their situation compared to other players (also strategic or commercial due diligence)

Case Studies

  • Urban Sports Club

    "edelhelfer has decisively advanced our international expansion with various studies on the respective national structure of offerings and competition". Benjamin Roth (Co-CEO and founder of Urban Sports Club)

  • EuropeActive

    Several international studies have already been conducted for the European fitness association EuropeActive, most recently "Personal Training in Europe", an analysis based on a survey with more than 4,000 participants in 15 countries

  • Fitogram

    Together with Fitogram, a software provider for studio operators and personal trainers, edelhelfer has for the first time conducted studies on the "fittest cities" in Germany


  • British operator of leisure facilities

    A British operator of leisure facilities contracted edelhelfer to analyze the corresponding German and Dutch supply and demand structures with regard to a possible market entry

  • City of Mannheim

    On behalf of the City of Mannheim, edelhelfer prepared a brief evaluation on the economic effects of professional soccer for the city, with a special focus on the third league

  • International fitness operator

    For an international fitness facility operator, an analysis of the European market for sports facility aggregators was carried out in the light of a possible "make-or-buy" decision

  • British PE company

    On behalf of a British PE company, edelhelfer examined the German low budget fitness market and its key players to identify relevant takeover opportunities (targets)

  • MIGROS Aare

    In the context of developing a fitness facility concept for MIGROS Aare, edelhelfer implemented a comprehensive survey of the Swiss fitness market, including an assessment of regional market potential

  • Scandinavian fitness facility operator

    For a Scandinavian operator of fitness and wellness facilities, edelhelfer carried out location analyses in selected German municipalities

  • International real estate investor

    An international real estate investor entrusted edelhelfer with the analysis of the fitness and wellness business on a rental area from a strategic and operational point of view