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Nick Axford

Head of Research, Global

Richard Barkham

Global Chief Economist

Graham Barnes

Executive Director, Capital Advisors

Neil Blake

Global Head, Forecasting and Analytics

Amanda Clack

Executive Director - Head of Strategic Consulting

Philip Cropper

Chairman, UK, Capital Advisors

Ian Entwisle

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Global Workplace Solutions, APAC/EMEA

Mike Gedye

Executive Director, Advisory and Transaction Management

Alban Goussard

Associate Director. Transaction Management

Richard Holberton

Head of Occupier Research, EMEA

Jonathan Hull

Managing Director, EMEA, Investment Properties

Andrew Jay

Executive Director, Data Centres

Kevin Mccauley

Head of London Research

John Mimoun

Associate Director CBRE Capital Markets EMEA

Natasha Patel

Director Gloabl Retail Research

Jonathan Priestley

Senior Director, UK Industrial and Logistics team

Paul Robinson

Executive Director, Indirect and Property Match

Tim Ryan

Executive Director - Head of Advisory

Martin Samworth

Group President and CEO, EMEA

Retail

Outlets: is the enduring retail asset coming out of its niche?

“In the current wider retail malaise context, outlet centres investment activity has been relatively strong over the course of the past five years, and most particularly (...)

Listed

Austrian UBM, S Immo sell Vienna's Quartier Belvedere project parts for €233m

Two Austrian firms, developer UBM and listed group S Immo, have sold the last elements of Vienna's Quartier Belvedere Central project for €233m well before completion. The buyer is (...)

Logistics

Savills IM logistics fund grows to €605m with €49m German cross-docks buy

Savills Investment Management's €48.7m acquisition of a portfolio of three cross-docks in Germany for its European Logistics Fund 2 takes fund volume to €605m. Located in Berlin, Leimen in (...)

Office

Starwood said front runner at €200m for Madrid airport office complex

US-based Starwood group is reported to be the front runner with a bid of over €200m for the 79,000 sqm Las Mercedes office complex near Madrid (...)

Housing

TPG, Round Hill form German student housing JV, purchase 13 assets

Two large US wealth managers, TPG and Round Hill, have formed a joint venture to invest in student housing in Germany, and announced its first acquisition, of 13 (...)

Office

Tristan adds office buildings in Helsinki, development sites for its CCP 5 LL fund

Tristan Capital Partners has acquired a group of office buildings in Helsinki, including three parking sites with unconditional development rights, for its core-plus perpetual fund CCP (...)

Office

GEG German Estate acquires Frankfurt's Palazzo Fiorentino for €50m

GEG German Estate Group, in the process of being merged into Frankfurt's listed DIC Asset, has purchased the 11,000 sqm Palazzo Fiorentino in Frankfurt for around (...)

Office

Invesco wins Frankfurt's Welle office complex, paying seller AXA IMRA €620m

In one of the most eagerly awaited and biggest deals in Germany, US manager Invesco has won the bidding for Frankfurt's Welle office complex, paying seller (...)

Finance

Eastdil splits from Wells Fargo in MBO backed by Singapore's Temasek, Guggenheim

New York-headquartered Eastdil Secured, adviser on some of the largest global real estate deals, is splitting from lender Wells Fargo in an MBO backed by Singapore's Temasek and US based-Guggenheim. The (...)

Retail

Investors don’t count retail out just yet

“There is usually a time lag of 1-2 years between what happens in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe”, according to Darren Yates, Head of (...)

Finance

European investors are going to beds

"Demographic change, rising house prices and supply shortages have established residential alternatives as desirable investments with positive rental growth prospects," says Savills in its 2018 Global Living (...)

Finance

Investors still favour offices above all else

With €29.7bn spent on offices last year, a 24% jump from 2017, Germany established itself as the biggest office market in Europe, a surge led by (...)

Logistics

Gramercy Europe adds Czech, Slovakian warehouses for €50m

In deals together worth around €50m, logistics specialist Gramercy Europe has made two warehouse purchases, one in the Czech Republic and the other in neighbouring Slovakia. In (...)

Logistics

German logistics supply shortage causing ongoing yield compression - CBRE

The 2018 transaction volume on the German warehouse and logistics investment market came in at around €6.8bn in the final quarter of the year, reported adviser (...)

Office

Co-working here to stay but unlikely to dominate office lettings - EPRA

Co-working space offered by firms such as WeWork should be included in office investor strategies and while it is unlikely to dominate letting demand it serves as a (...)

Office

AIM's Globalworth pays Europa Capital €101m for refurbished Warsaw tower

Globalworth, an AIM-listed central European property investor backed by South African REIT Growthpoint, has paid London-based Europa Capital €101m for Warsaw's landmark Spektrum Tower. The purchase, by its Globalworth Poland (...)

Retail

Spain's S.Africa-controlled Castellana eyes €1bn retail AUM, listing

Spain's Castellana Properties, controlled by South African REIT Vukile, aims to expand its portfolio over the next three years to €1bn from €400m, and to do this organically, (...)

Logistics

UK Tritax EuroBox IPO targets £300m for Euro logistics; eyes €600m AUM

British logistics REIT Tritax Big Box has launched a £300m initial public offering for a separate firm, Tritax EuroBox, to target continental European logistics. It is in advanced (...)

Housing

Blackstone adds 2,500 Berlin residential units from local managers

US investment management Blackstone has added 2,500 residential units in central Berlin to its portfolio of over 100,000 units spanning Germany, Spain, Sweden and Denmark. Seller (...)

Listed

Cushman & Wakefield said being prepared for IPO by US owner TPG

Global commercial real estate advisor Cushman & Wakefield is being prepared by its owner, the Texas-based private equity group TPG, for an initial public offering on (...)

Logistics

Logistics is main European investor target amid higher overall allocations - CBRE

Live from MIPIM (Cannes) - Logistics is now the most sought-after property class for European investors, overtaking office for the first time, according to CBRE’s annual EMEA Investor Intentions (...)

Office

Allianz RE in €190m forward buy of Munich Atlas office renovation

Allianz Real Estate, a unit of the giant Munich insurer, has made a €190m forward purchase of the 26,000 sqm Atlas office building renovation in the (...)

Logistics

UK, Germany power European 2017 RE investment to peak; logistics, hotels lead - CBRE

A strong UK market and a near record in Germany last year boosted commercial real estate investment in all of Europe by 9.3% to a record (...)

Retail

Berlin’s Sony Center: N. American weight of capital outweighs even Korean

If anyone still doubts if European commercial property yields will fall further it’s certainly not Oxford Properties and New York-based Madison who last month signed to pay €1.1bn (...)