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Mike Bellhouse

Director, European Retail Capital Markets

Richard Bloxam

Global Head of Capital Markets & Member of Global Executive Board

Daniel Brown

Head of EMEA Flex Space

Adam Challis

EMEA Regional Director - UK Head of Residential Research

Philip Charls

Senior Capital Markets Adviser

Greg Clarke

Chairman, Cities Research Centre

Andrew Frost

Director - Head of UK and EMEA Residential

Chris Gow

Head of Debt Advisory EMEA, JLL's Hotels & Hospitality

Guy Grainger

EMEA Chief Executive

Brad Greenway

Senior Executive - Director EMEA Capital Markets

Peter Hensby

Head of European Office Capital Markets

Christian Hepp

Head of EMEA M&A Advisory

Emily Hodson

Senior Marketing Communications Executive

Jeremy Kelly

Research Director

Robin Pugh

Head of Flex Innovation EMEA

Matthew Richards

EMEA Head of Capital Markets

Jon Sleeman

Director - UK Logistics & Industrial Research


European office rents rise 0.5%qq in 3Q19 but activity slowing – JLL clock

European office rents rose 0.5%qq in 3Q19, but economic activity has slowed, with eight of 24 major markets rising as against 11 in 2Q19, JLL's EMEA (...)


CEE attracts €5.5bn 1H real estate investment; full year could outstrip 2018's record

First half real estate investment across central and eastern Europe rose over €5.47bn, and volumes this year may even outperform 2018's record €13.23bn, says adviser JLL. In (...)


European 2018 housing investment rises 40% to €56bn; growth set to continue - JLL

Institutional investment in European housing grew 40% last year to €56bn, and growth is set to continue, with rising geographical diversification and cross-border activity, says adviser (...)


Euro office demand to stay above trend after vacancies fall to lowest in 17 years

Office demand in Europe should stay above trend and, coupled with low supply, continue to support rents after vacancies dropped to their lowest in 17 years, (...)


Germany's Patrizia grows Iberian AUM to €1bn with Lisbon hotel buy

German listed real estate investment manager Patrizia has taken AUM in Iberia close to €1bn with the acquisition of a landmark hotel development in Tagus Square (...)


In biggest Portugal deal, Invesco pays €313m for Lisbon hotels from Thailand's MINT

US-based Invesco Real Estate has purchased three hotels in Lisbon, Portugal for €313m, the largest-ever such transaction in the nation. Seller was NH Hotels, part of (...)


Investors discover the newfound joys of living

According to JLL’s European Living Survey, around €69bn was invested throughout Europe in the “living” sector, which includes the traditional residential sector, student housing, coliving, multifamily (...)


New investors have €40bn to deploy in European ‘Living’ property types

Residential property of all kinds is gaining in importance among investors, and after €69bn flowed into Europe last year, new entrants have another €40m to deploy, (...)


European office rents to rise further in 2019, 2020 - JLL Office Clock

With 1Q19 European office take-up rising and vacancy at its lowest for 17 years, rental growth should remain positive at about 3.0% and 1.7% for 2019 (...)


EMEA 2019 hotel investment to slip but foreign inflows to continue - JLL

Hotel investment across Europe, Middle East and Africa is likely to slip to $21.2bn this year from $22.9bn in 2018 but strong cross-border investment - at (...)


European 4Q18 office rents rise 1.5%qq, annual rate outperforms - JLL Office Clock

JLL's European Office Clock showed a 1.5% rise in 4Q18 from third quarter, with 13 of the 24 markets tracked showing growth. At 5.5%, annual growth (...)


European office rents growing at 6%yy in third quarter - JLL clock

European office rents, rising at 6.0%yy in third quarter, continued to outperform the 10-year average, according to JLL's office rental clock. They rose by 2.4%qq, with (...)


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 (...)


Tritax EuroBox in exclusive talks on eight logistics assets worth €550m

Tritax EuroBox, a British REIT focused on European logistics which made a £300m London IPO in July, said it is in exclusivity on eight purchases in (...)


Prague 2Q office stock rises to 3.41m sqm, take-up jumps 70%

Office space delivered in Czech capital Prague reached 51,500 sqm in 2Q18, taking overall stock in the Czech capital to 3,408,900 sqm, says Prague Research Forum. (...)


Euro real estate fundamentals robust but correlated global growth ending - LaSalle

European real estate fundamentals remain robust even if growth has slowed, says LaSalle Investment Management. But with looming trade wars, geo-political tensions and differential exposure to (...)


TPG's Cushman & Wakefield IPO said aiming at $1bn to help cover debt

TPG, the US opportunity fund owner of Cushman & Wakefield, has launched the global commercial real estate adviser's initial public offering which, US media report, is likely (...)


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 (...)


Amsterdam, Stuttgart, Prague face tightest office supply, best rent prospects - JLL

Office supply shortages will be the main driver of above-average rental growth in specific European cities, says adviser JLL. High on a list of the 10 markets (...)


LaSalle acquires Aviva's €6bn multi-manager business, Encore+ fund

Global real estate manager LaSalle Investment Management is acquiring the Real Estate Multi-Manager business of UK manager Aviva Investors, which manages €6bn of assets, plus full ownership of the (...)


German 1Q office price rises slow; threshold may be reached - JLL's Victor

German prime office price rises slowed sharply in first quarter as investors drew back, and their pain threshold on prices may have been reached, according to (...)


Real estate future starts now, RICS World Built Environment Forum hears

The transformative impact of digitalisation plus huge growth in global cities will need a new generation of leaders, the RICS World Built Environment Forum in London heard. And (...)


Cities not nations will be defining population unit of this century - RICS WBEF

Cities, not nations, will be the defining population unit of this century, and their ability to create digitally-connected but liveable environments is the key to future (...)


JLL widens into listed RE capital advisory, also stressing S.African needs

Global property advisor JLL is extending its corporate finance advisory into the listed sector in Europe, placing some emphasis on advising South African firms interested in euro returns, (...)


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 (...)


Blockchain: talk of the town in Cannes at MIPIM 2018 ?

The imminent arrival of blockchain to the real estate industry will 'disrupt' in the full sense, shortening deal times to, perhaps, 24 hours from around three (...)

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Nordics manager Northern Horizon exits care fund with 50% investor gain

Nordics real estate investment manager Northern Horizon has sold its 30-asset Healthcare II fund invested fully in Finland to Helsinki manager Evli, saying the vehicle achieved a 50% (...)


JLL appoints former EPRA CEO Charls as senior capital markets adviser

Global real estate adviser JLL has appointed former EPRA CEO Philip Charls as a senior capital markets adviser to further enhance its capabilities in the listed real estate space in (...)


Spanish REIT Lar Espana boosts portfolio in 2017 by 29% to €1.5bn

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Lar España reported a 29% increase in portfolio value last year to €1.54bn, which it said is well above the purchase price of the assets under (...)


Despite Brexit worries, London tops 2017 CRE investment for global cities - JLL

Despite Brexit concerns, London topped the global city league tables for commercial real estate investment last year, while Los Angeles moved into second place, beating out (...)