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Sarah Aghion

Consultante - Retail Leasing France

Renaud Boëssé

Partner, Occupier Services, Commercial Agency

Vincent Bollaert

Chief Executive Officer France

David Bourla

Partner - Chief Econonomist and Head of Research

Julien Brunet

Partner Capital Markets

Patrick Caillaud

Partner, Occupier Services & Commercial Agency

Priscilla Charrey

Partner, Occupier Services & Commercial Agency

Nicolas Coquet

Associate - Capital Markets France - Pôle retail - Retail Advisory

Vianney D'Ersu

Directeur adjoint du département Retail - Locatif

Charles-Antoine Daudruy

Consultant senior investissement bureaux, Capital Markets

Yohann Floc'h

Partner - Head of Family Office, département Capital Markets

Claire-Marie Gadot

Real Estate Investment Consultant

Matthieu Garreaud

Codirecteur Capital Markets France - Directeur du pôle bureaux

Faustine Godbert

Associate - Retail Leasing France

Jessica Golby

Assistante de direction

Antoine Grignon

Codirecteur Capital Markets France - Directeur du pôle commerces

Marie Guyot

Consultante Associate - Occupier Services and Commercial Agency

Inès Jouyet

Senior consultant - Capital Markets Retail

Julia Legeay

Chef de projet Knight Frank Design & Delivery

Ludivine Leroy

Associée - Directrice marketing et communication

Jean Leterrier

Associate, Occupier Services & Commercial Agency

Ludovic Mas

Associate - Capital Markets

Grégoire Naturel

Partner, Occupier Services, Commercial Agency

Adrien Portoleau

Head of Knight Frank Design & Delivery

François Rufenacht

Cogérant - Chief Operating Officer

Antoine Salmon

Partner - Head of Retail Leasing France

Benjamin Sebban

Associate, Capital Markets France

Luca Spada

Chef de Projet

Retail

Invesco Real Estate sells 144 Rivoli in Paris to Ingka Investments

US manager Invesco Real Estate has sold 144 Rivoli, a mixed-use asset located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, to the Dutch company Ingka Investments (...)

Finance

French CRE investment falls 30%yy in Q3 2020 - Knight Frank

Knight Frank France reports a 30%yy fall in French commercial real estate investment in Q3 2020. However, the daunting figure can be mitigated, the (...)

Retail

What are the main trends for France’s retail property market? - Knight Frank

Four months after the end of lockdown, the situation is far from having returned to normal for France’s retail property sector. But while there (...)

Office

Primonial REIM buys 21,500 sqm in Meudon's M Campus office complex

Primonial REIM announces that it has finalised the acquisition, from one of PGIM Real Estate's pan-European discretionary value-added funds, of four office buildings - (...)

Retail

Unofi buys Lilles's 24,700 sqm Printemps department store from LaSalle IM

According to BI sources, the Paris-based SCPI management company Unofi-Gestion d'Actifs, on behalf of the SCPI Notapierre, has just acquired a 24,700 sqm retail asset housing (...)

Finance

France's CRE investment market suffers the effects of Covid-19 in 1H20 (Knight Frank)

For the first half of 2020 as a whole, the volumes invested in France totalled €11bn, reports Knight Frank. Although down 15% year-on-year, they (...)

Finance

The investment market in France set a record before the Covid-19 crisis (Knight Frank)

In retrospect, the first quarter of 2020 has been a great period for commercial real estate investment. The volumes invested increased by 28% compared to Q1 (...)

Office

The effects of Covid-19 on Ile-de-France's CRE market - Knight Frank

The year 2020 had begun at a less dynamic pace than 2019. Then, from mid-March, the spread of Covid-19 and the implementation of drastic restrictions (...)

Office

After Dublin, Paris benefits the most from Brexit – Knight Frank

Since the June 2016 referendum, 530 business relocation or expansion projects have been registered in Europe, reports Knight Frank. Dublin is the city that (...)

Office

French commercial real estate hits record highs in 2019

To say the French commercial real estate market finished the year strong to beat its 2018 record would be an understatement. “A year-end rally (...)

Office

Credit Suisse buys 11,250 sqm office building near Paris

Zurich-based Credit Suisse, advised by Paris-based Belvedere Capital, has acquired for one of its real estate funds the Inspira office building, located in Issy-les-Moulineaux, (...)

Office

2019, a year of records for French property investment - Knight Frank

Investment in French commercial real estate reached new highs in 2019, according to Knight Frank, the €35.4bn invested in France in 2019 representing a (...)

Logistics

Goodman eyes €200m in sale of Spanish Amazon logistics mega-project, nation's largest

Global logistics specialist Goodman is to sell Spain's largest warehouse project, a 200,000 sqm Amazon mega-project near Seville for a price that reportedly could (...)

Retail

French 2Q retail investment falls 24%qq to €550m but household morale seen good

Investment in French retail property fell by 24% between the first and second quarters to €550m, taking total in 1H19 to €1.3bn but household (...)

Finance

French property investment picks up in 2Q, taking first half to €11.6bn - Knight Frank

After a rather quiet first quarter, French property investment picked up in 2Q19, taking total volume to €11.6bn in the first half, down a (...)

Logistics

Spain's Colonial said selling logistics portfolio with €400m price tag

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial is reported to be preparing its entire logistics portfolio for sale in a deal that could fetch up to €400m. The portfolio is (...)

Housing

Paris prime resi prices to outpace London, NY, HK - Knight Frank

High-end residential property prices in Paris are on course for higher growth this year than in the world’s major home markets of London, New (...)

Housing

British still No.1 buyers of French homes but lead is narrowing - BNPP RE

Non-resident foreign buyers of French housing rose last year by 2% while total investment was almost stable at €5.29bn, says BNP Paribas Real Estate. (...)

Retail

Spain : Retail Snapshot - Q3 2017

The Consumer Confidence Index follows a positive trend during 2017, increasing the footfall and with a positive impact on the sales of the retail (...)

Logistics

Spain : Logistics Snapshot - Q3 2017

E-commerce growth has been a key factor in the increase of logistics take-up, as well as new development projects. Logistics take-up in Madrid recorded 676,000 (...)

Retail

European Property Outlook - 2017: EXPO Special

Despite persistent global geopolitical uncertainties, there have been positive improvements in the backdrop for European property investment during 2017. The Eurozone economy has performed above (...)

Housing

Australian Residential Review - July 2017

For the tenth consecutive month on 4 July 2017, the official cash rate remained unchanged by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), at 1.50%. The (...)

Logistics

Melbourne Industrial Market - June 2017

Improved leasing conditions combined with the ongoing erosion of industrial land in the Northern and Western regions has resulted in rental growth across prime (...)

Retail

UK Shopping Centre Investment Quarterly - Q2 2017

In a continuation of last quarter’s theme, turnover volumes have remained very low for the year to date, borne out of a lack of (...)

Investment

Foreign Investment in Australian Residential - June 2017

Wealth creation gathered momentum during 2016, despite uncertainty over the future path of fiscal, economic and political policy. Being more mobile than, ever, many (...)

Office

Sydney Olympic Park Office Market - June 2017

Sydney Olympic Park is located 14km West of the Sydney CBD and is a pivotal centre within Sydney. The area has experienced a vast (...)

Office

Hong Kong Monthly - June 2017

Mainland Chinese firms remained the key driver in Central, while costconscious foreign firms continued to move out from the district, given new supply on (...)

Logistics

Sydney Industrial Market - June 2017

Increased infrastructure investment and the rise of online retailing are driving positive tenant demand across Sydney while investment activity is elevated on the back (...)

Hospitality

Sydney Olympic Park Hotel Market - June 2017

The Australian tourism sector continues to go from strength to strength, underpinned by a resurgence in international visitors brought about by steady growth in (...)

Office

Brisbane Fringe Office Market - Overview - June 2017

The market will be supported by a lack of supply in 2017 and into 2018. Longer term proposed developments are providing choice for potential (...)

Housing

India Real Estate - January - June 2017

An overhaul entrenched deep beneath the usual look and feel of imagination is taking shape in the Indian real estate sector. Metro cities are bustling (...)

Retail

International Retail Brochure - 2017

The retail industry is one of the most dynamic, exciting and fast moving sectors. It offers tremendous value and success to the well advised. (...)

Office

Abu Dhabi Office Market Insight - H1 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that overall real GDP growth in the UAE registered 3.9% in 2015 and is expected to fall in (...)

Retail

Russian Retail Market - Q1 2017

The market of the capital did not experience any supply increase of quality retail space in Q1 2017 along with a year earlier: not (...)

Retail

Dubai Commercial Overview - Q1 2017

Despite subdued market performance in 2016, the commercial market in Dubai has demonstrated partial recovery in Q1 2017, with sentiment continuing to gain momentum (...)

Investment

Africa Report 2017

After decades of disappointing performance, African economic growth began to accelerate around the turn of the century. The continent averaged GDP growth of more (...)

Retail

Dubai Retail Overview - Q1 2017

The retail market faced continuing headwinds in Q1 2017, as the strong Dirham continued to dent retail sales. This in turn exerted pressure on (...)

Investment

The UK and the European Economic Area

The free movement of goods, services, capital and labour within Europe is not based on European Union (EU) membership. Single market access is based (...)

Territories

UK EU Referendum : Impact of the leave vote on UK property

One of the first outcomes from the result of the referendum is that the value of the pound will inevitably fall in the near-term, (...)

Logistics

Brisbane Industrial market overview - June 2016

In the Brisbane industrial market there has continued to be divergence between the occupier and investment markets. While a number of large, high profile (...)

Logistics

Melbourne Industrial market overview - June 2016

Melbourne industrial available space increased by 62,715m² or 6.2% over the three months to April 2016. Total vacancy now measures 1,074,788m2 across 94 buildings, (...)

Office

Singapore Office market - Q2

Prime grade (Grade A + and A) office rents in Raffles Place/Marina Bay decreased by 3.4% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in Q2 2016, marking its fifth (...)

Investment

MIBC Moscow-city - June 2016

Today 11 buildings comprising office premises are delivered with 905,5 thousand sq m GLA of offices. Class A office supply in Moscow-City holds about (...)

Housing

Australian Residential review - June 2016

Overall growth in annual capital values has returned to more sustainable levels close to that experienced just over two years ago in the Australian (...)

Logistics

Saint Petersbourg : Warehouse and Industrial real estate market - Q1 2016

Built-to-suit warehouses located in the industrial park A Plus Park Shushary were delivered. They were constructed for specific needs of the tenants. While the supply (...)

Retail

Moscow : Retail market report - Q1 2016

The supply growth of quality retail real estate of Moscow region have not been registered in Q1 2016: not a single shopping centre was (...)

Office

Bucharest : Office Market Outlook - Q2 2016

The Bucharest office market experienced another buoyant year. Total annual take-up reached 247,000 sq m in 2015, albeit a little shy of the 2014 (...)

Office

Vienna : Office Market Outlook - Q2 2016

Office take-up in Vienna fell by 9% yearon- year to reach 190,000 sq m in 2015. Comparatively, 2016 has been off to a solid (...)

Office

UAE Office market - 2016

The office market in Dubai remained relatively subdued during the first half of 2016. The slowdown in the economy and consequent cutbacks in the (...)

Retail

Shopping Centres Investment - Q2 2016

While deal volumes remain well below average levels, stock volumes have picked up a little in the run up to the EU Referendum, with (...)

Investment

Hong Kong's property market - June 2016

On Hong Kong Island, Grade-A office leasing remained subdued in May, because of limited supply. Mainland firms remained the key demand driver, one of (...)

Investment

Uganda Market update - H1 2016

Uganda’s economy continued to grow in the current financial year 2015/16 albeit at a slower pace of 4.6 percent compared to a 5 percent (...)

Office

UAE Real Estate - 2016

In its World Economic Outlook titled ‘Too Slow for Too Long’ (April 2016), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reduced its global growth forecasts to (...)

Logistics

UAE Industrial market - 2016

Performance in the industrial sector remained flat over the first half of the year, as occupiers postponed new purchases and expansion requirements on the (...)

Investment

Brexit and GCC Investor Sentiment : opportunity in uncertainty

With just under a month to go until the EU Referendum vote, discussions of the impact either outcome would have on the UK economy (...)

Housing

Gathering momentum housebuilding report - 2016

Over the last five years, the Government has made significant changes to the planning system, introduced schemes to boost development such as Help to (...)

Investment

The EU referendum : Standby for a remain rally ?

Certainly, there is more shaping sterling’s value than just the Brexit debate. However, in the UK bookmakers have a better track record on calling (...)

Housing

Prime cities forecast report - 2016

Events in the world’s two largest economies look set to dominate proceedings in 2016. The scale of the slowdown in China and the speed of (...)

Housing

Italy insight 2016

According to the Italian Statistics Office, 2015 marked a turning point for residential prices with price growth reentering positive territory. Prime prices, having softened (...)

Housing

Spain Insight 2016

Spain’s economy has recovered strongly following the Eurozone crisis. In 2016, Spain’s GDP growth (2.6%) is forecast to exceed that of both the UK (...)

Housing

Focus on : King's Cross - 2016

Residential prices across London have grown strongly in recent years, but many areas which have seen large-scale regeneration and redevelopment have outperformed, and have (...)

Housing

Australian prime Residential property - April 2016

The value of the prime (luxury) global residential property markets rose on average by 1.8% in 2015, according to the latest results of The (...)

Housing

Australian purpose built Student Accomodation - April 2016

The rising number of students in Australia, in particular international students, is having a direct impact on the demand for quality and affordable purpose (...)

Housing

London market focus : Mayfair and St James - 2016

Mayfair has outperformed other prime central London property markets against the backdrop of cooling demand over the last year. The primary cause of the slowdown (...)

Hospitality

Abu Dhabi : Hospitality Report - Spring 2016

While Abu Dhabi has historically been driven by corporate and MICE visitation, leisure tourism has seen a boost over the past few years supported (...)

Retail

Poland : Commercial Market - Q1 2016

At the beginning of April 2016, the Warsaw office market amounted to 4.7m sq m of total stock. The rentable office stock reached a (...)

Office

Brussels Office market outlook - Q1 2016

Take-up fell by 29% year-on-year, primarily due to the absence of largescale deals throughout 2015. Only two deals over 10,000 sq m concluded during (...)

Office

Saint Petersburg : Office Market Report - Q1 2016

10 business centres (mostly Class B) were commissioned, including facilities for own use. Their total leasable area is a little more than 100 thousand (...)

Office

Amsterdam : Office Market Outlook - Q1 2016

Office take-up in the Amsterdam region reached just over 265,000 sq m in 2015, a 7% increase on 2014. Of the total take-up, approximately (...)

Office

Central London : Offices Q1 2016

To say there has been no effect from the referendum would be nonsense. At every presentation I give the referendum issue draws the most (...)

Office

Regional Offices - Q1 2016

The first estimate of Q1 2016 GDP growth was 0.4% quarter-on-quarter, down on the Q4 2015 figure of 0.6%. Nonetheless, the consensus outlook for (...)

Housing

Saudi Arabia Residential - 2016

Despite maintaining healthy GDP growth levels in 2015 (3.4% as forecasted by the IMF), the impact of lower oil prices is expected to trickle (...)

Retail

Shop Africa - 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing a wave of modern mall development, on the back of the growth of the region’s consumer markets. This trend is (...)

Office

Dublin : Office market - Q1 2016

The case for the continued outperformance of Ireland’s real estate market in a European context was underlined in the European Commission’s latest economic outlook. (...)

Retail

European Commercial Property Outlook - Q1 2016

A total of €37.4 billion was invested in European commercial property in Q1 2016, a 36.9% decrease compared with Q1 2015. This was the (...)

Investment

Zambia Property Market Outlook - Q1 2016

Uncertainty, power shortages, worse economic data and the national elections on 11 August 2016 continue to dominate the market. GDP growth of 3.6% last (...)

Office

Germany Office market outlook - Q1 2016

Total annual office take-up in the big five German cities was just under 3 million sq m for 2015 – up 20% on the (...)

Office

Switzerland Office market outlook - Q1 2016

The office markets of Switzerland’s major cities have seen significant development activity in recent years, however there is still a high volume of low (...)

Office

Moscow Office market outlook - Q1 2016

The rationalisation and contraction of tenants was a key theme in Moscow’s office landscape throughout 2015. This was on the back of falling commodity (...)

Office

Prague Office market outlook - Q1 2016

The final three months of 2015 represented the largest quarterly leasing volume recorded in Prague. Approximately 140,000 sq m was let, taking the full-year (...)

Office

Krakow : Office Market - Q1 2016

Office (5,000 sq m) by Herbewo International and Benaco (3,200 sq m) completed by DK Development. As of the end of March 2016, as (...)

Office

M25 : Offices - Q1 2016

With the largest transactions of the first quarter in Reading, it was activity in the M4 market which underpinned the positive start to the (...)

Investment

Greater China property market report - Q1 2016

In Q1 2016, the Grade-A office markets in major Greater China cities continued to perform well. Beijing continued to witness robust demand from domestic (...)

Office

Warszawa : Office Market - Q1 2016

At the beginning of April 2016, the Warsaw office market amounted to 4.7m sq m of total stock. The rentable office stock reached a (...)

Housing

The Island review - 2015

While some islands and archipelagos are back on the radar of second home buyers, others are still struggling to see sustained price growth following (...)

Housing

Economic uncertainty filters into global house prices

House prices across the 55 housing markets tracked by our Global House Price Index grew by 3.4% on average in the 12 months to (...)

Investment

Prime global rents continue to fall globally - Q1 2016

Knight Frank’s Prime Global Rental Index, which tracks the change in luxury residential rents across 17 cities globally, fell for a third consecutive quarter (...)

Office

Adelaide Office market overview - March 2016

In the six months to January 2016 the Adelaide CBD recorded an increase in gross supply additions of 27,117m², 43% above the historical average (...)

Office

Malbourne Suburban : Office market - March 2016

Gross suburban office supply totalled 90,344m2 in 2015, the second highest level of new supply delivered to the market in the past 15 years (...)

Investment

Portugal Insight 2016

After several testing years the Algarve is back on the radar of second home buyers. Realistic pricing, the availability of cheap finance, strong investment (...)

Housing

Madrid : New build 2016

This change in trend has also affected developer activity. 2015 saw an 8% fall in owner and co-operative development, in favour of more traditional (...)

Office

Melbourne CBD Office market overview - March 2016

Gross CBD office supply totalled 45,069m2 in the six months to January 2016, wholly as a result of the completion of 567 Collins Street (...)

Housing

Prime prices moderate but Vancouver continues to buck the trend

Vancouver leads our rankings for the fourth consecutive quarter with prime prices in the city increasing by 26% in the year to March 2016. (...)

Office

Brisbane CBD Office market - March 2016

There was very little change in total stock for the Brisbane CBD market in the six months to January 2016. There was no new (...)

Office

Perth CBD Office market overview - March 2016

There was 113,463m2 of new supply added to Perth CBD stock since July 2015. This is attributed to a number of buildings across the (...)

Investment

Romania market overview - 2015/2016

After being driven by household consumption and net exports between 2012 and 2014, Romania’s economic growth has begun to receive the support of investments (...)

Office

Krakow Office market 2015/2016

2015 was a period of further intensive development in the Kraków office market, which resulted in record-breaking developers’ activity and volume of lease transactions, (...)

Retail

Think India. Think Retail - 2016

India's retail sector has been undergoing structural changes for the last two decades. Shopping malls, lined with specialty retailers, started dotting the retail markets (...)

Office

Frankfurt Office - Annual 2015

In 2015, the Frankfurt office market registered a take-up volume of approx. 390,500 sq m, an increase of 6 % year-on-year. At around 211,900 (...)

Office

Dutch Office market report - 2016

Office take-up in the Amsterdam region increased in 2015, due primarily to rising activity in the city of Amsterdam itself. Annual take-up in the (...)

Investment

Residential development finance report 2015/2016

The more widespread growth in house prices since mid-2013 has prompted a further step up in interest in funding residential development schemes among lenders. (...)

Housing

Madrid Residential land 2016

The development land market has borne the full brunt of the financial and real estate crisis. The value of development land plummeted in value (...)

Investment

The Wealth Report 2016

To mark the 10th edition of The Wealth Report, this year’s Attitudes Survey takes a 10-year view. We look back at how the attitudes (...)

Logistics

Melboune Industrial top sales transactions 2015

Melbourne’s industrial sales volumes in 2015 declined by 49% compared to the preceding year after steadily growing since 2010. However, a number of assets (...)

Investment

Melbourne non CBD Office top sales transactions 2015

An all-time high level of sales volume recorded in the Suburban office market contributed to the second highest ever level of Non-CBD office investment (...)

Housing

France Insight 2016

Residential sales across France increased by 12.5% year-on-year according to the Notaires de France as a more stable economic outlook filtered through into buyer (...)

Office

Milan Office market outlook - Q4 2015

Being one of a handful of European countries still in negative growth in 2014, the threat of a Grexit and Russia falling back into (...)

Office

Dublin Office market outlook - Q4 2015

During the first nine months of 2015, office take-up in Dublin reached 1.73 million sq ft (c. 160,000 sq m). This is up 26% (...)

Office

Bangkok Office market - Q4 2015

The current office supply in 2015 stands at 4,671,593 square metres, an increase of 96,405 square metres or 2.11% from the previous year. The (...)

Office

Taiwan : Office & Investment markets - Q4 2015

The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) of the Executive Yuan estimated that the GDP growth in 2015 was 2.32%. According to (...)

Investment

Warsaw on top - 2015

With the total office stock estimated at approximately 4.38 million sq m, the modern office market in Warsaw has kept its leading position among (...)

Retail

Malaysia commercial real estate investment sentiment survey 2016

There were only three favourable factors with the on-going MRT and infrastructure project ranked first, well ahead of the two others, namely availability of (...)

Investment

Poland on top - 2016

A solid economic background and a stable political situation in Europe have boosted investments in the real estate markets. According to the Real Capital (...)

Investment

Global Cities : The 2016 Report

The UN is forecasting the world’s cities to increase in population by 380 million people in the next five years. Consequently, the planet will (...)

Housing

Brisbane Residential development - H2 2015

Brisbane has become a viable and more affordable option for those local and foreign developers unable to enter the more established cities south of (...)

Housing

Melbourne Residential development - H2 2015

Local and foreign purchasers continue to fuel sales activity for development sites with potential for higher density apartments, despite many cranes spanning the horizon. (...)

Investment

Nigeria : A robust economy and an investment hotspot

According to the latest research bulletin on Africa’s property hotspots issued by Knight Frank, Nigeria is gradually attracting international investment interest as a result (...)

Investment

Kampala : Market update - Q3 & Q4 2015

The economy continued to recover from the low growth recorded since financial year 2011/12 which incidentally was the election year. During the year ending June (...)