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The office space in the Paris region is estimated at 54.87 million sqm —ORIE

According to the "Observatoire régional de l'immobilier d'entreprise en Île-de-France" (ORIE), the office stock in the Paris region is estimated at 54.87 million sqm (...)


Deka invests over €100m on two logistics platforms in northern France

French logistics real estate is definitely whetting the appetite of foreign investors, especially Germans. Deka Immobilien, to feed one of its European vehicles dedicated (...)


Valérie Courbier and Magali Marton join the board of Cushman & Wakefield France

Cushman & Wakefield France has appointed Valérie Courbier, Head of Marketing & Communications, and Magali Marton, Head of Research and Business Development, to its (...)


Residential investment rises sharply in France in 2020

In 2020, the total amount of residential investment in France, as defined by ImmoStat, is €5.5bn, an increase of 41% compared to 2019. Traditional (...)


Cushman & Wakefield to install its future 5,000 sqm French head office in Neuilly-sur-Seine

BNP Paribas REIM has signed off-plan a lease with Cushman & Wakefield for the office building located at 185 avenue Charles de Gaulle, in Neuilly sur (...)


PGIM Real Estate buys two residential buildings in Paris

US investment manager PGIM Real Estate has bought a residential portfolio located in Paris 16th, on behalf of its Core European strategy. The first asset, "Le Sueur", is (...)


Retail space openings in French malls fall by -49% in 2020 — C&W

As 2020 ended against a backdrop of recession (-9% for the GDP), a decline conditioned by the consequences of the Covid-19 on the country's (...)


France's BNP Paribas REIM strengthens its logistics portfolio with two acquisitions in Italy

BNP Paribas REIM has acquired, from Prologis, on behalf of the Eurozone Logistics Fund (ELF) managed by BNP Paribas REIM Luxembourg, two logistic warehouses (...)


Colliers France appoints Philippe Ravoire Senior Director of the Capital Markets department

Philippe Ravoire, previously Deputy Managing Director at Colliers Global Investors, has been appointed by Colliers France to the Capital Markets department as Senior Director. (...)


The 54 avenue Victor-Hugo asset in Paris is now in private hands

Acting on a co-exclusive basis with Knight Frank, Cushman & Wakefield's Capital Markets Offices team advised on the sale to a private fund the SCI owner (...)


Aviva Investors acquires Paris 17th’s 112 Wagram from SFL for €120m

Aviva Investors has just acquired the 112 Wagram building from Paris-based REIT/SIIC SFL, on behalf of one of its principals, for a net selling (...)


Real I.S. acquires a 123,000 sqm logistics portfolio near Orleans

Real I.S. AG acquired a logistics portfolio in Mer — near Orléans — for its real estate funds BGV VIII Europa and Realisinvest Europa, (...)


French residential investment heading for record volume in 2020 - C&W

  Generating between €3bn and €4bn of investment annually, the residential segment (classic, intermediate or with services) has shown growing popularity among institutional investors over (...)


Perial AM acquires two hotel assets near Paris for €22m

On behalf of its SCPI PFO, Perial Asset Management (AM) has just acquired from Axe Promotion a portfolio of two hotel assets managed by (...)


Cain International enters Paris Office Market alongside Freo

Cain International, the privately held real estate investment firm operating in Europe and the United States, has entered the Paris office market with the acquisition, (...)


RedTree Capital sells a building to Swiss Life AM France, near Paris

The investment fund RedTree Capital has just sold the Ace building, located at 7 place René Clair in Boulogne-Billancourt — near Paris— to Swiss Life Asset (...)


Damien Revon and Christophe Gellé join the board of Cushman & Wakefield France

Cushman & Wakefield France has appointed Damien Revon, Director of Asset Services France and Christophe Gellé, President of C&W Design + Build, to the (...)


Invesco Real Estate buys Paris 8th’s 6-12 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré for €270m

The health and economic crisis does not (yet) seem to have had an impact on high street retail investment in Paris. Invesco Real Estate, (...)


Antoine Derville appointed CEO of Colliers International France and Belgium

Antoine Derville has been appointed CEO of Colliers International France and Belgium. He succeeds Gilles Betthaeuser, who becomes Chairman and will remain active at (...)


Covéa acquires a 13,500 sqm office building in Paris 11th

Forty years after acquiring it, Strasbourg-based group Herrmann Frères & Fils Immeubles sold the 13,500 sqm office building standing at 102 rue de Charonne, (...)


Aix-Marseille-Provence: take-up and investments on the rise in Q3 2020 - Immostat

Contrary to the Greater Paris market, office take-up in the Aix-Marseille-Provence area was on the rise in Q3 2020, amounting to 23,730 sqm (+1%yy), (...)


Barbara Koreniouguine appointed President of Cusmhan & Wakefield France

Cushman & Wakefield has announced the arrival of Barbara Koreniouguine as President France. Succeeding Antoine Derville, who has headed Cushman & Wakefield France since (...)


Greater Paris office take-up falls 53% in Q3 200, French CRE investments down 49 - Immostat

At the end of September 2020, office take-up in the Greater Paris Region reached 913,200 sqm, according to new Immostat data, down 46% compared (...)


French residential investment down 21% in H1 — Immostat

For the first half of 2020, the total amount of residential investment in France, as defined by Immostat, is €1bn. It represents a 21% decrease, compared to (...)


Credit Suisse AM and Belvedere Capital buy a 28,000 sqm logistics platform near Lyon

In July, Zurich-based Credit Suisse Asset Management and Paris-based Belvedere Capital have acquired off-plan a 28,000 sqm logistics platform in Montagnat — in the (...)


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 (...)


How resilient is the Île-de-France office market through the crisis? - C&W

Cushman & Wakefield's Research department conducted a cross review of office transactions and the impact of the crisis on real estate sectors in Île-de-France. (...)


France’s Icawood, WO2 and BNP PRE raise €650m to launch Nanterre's 126,000 sqm Arboretum campus

Icawood, a fund launched by Icamap and Ivanhoe Cambridge, WO2 and BNP Paribas Real Estate announced today that they have raised €650m for the (...)


Nuveen Real Estate pays €135m for three French logistics assets

Nuveen Real Estate has just acquired three prime logistics assets in France, on behalf of one of its European logistics vehicles. These three acquisitions represent a (...)


Nuveen Real Estate lets Paris 9th's Liberty office building off-plan

Nuveen Real Estate has just signed two nine-year off-plan leases of the entire Liberty office building, 18 months before its delivery. The 9,200 sqm Haussmann-style complex is located at 36 rue (...)


Despite the crisis, French investors do not intend to change their strategies - C&W

Unveiling exclusively for Business Immo the main findings of its survey, conducted* with 176 commercial real estate investors present in France at the time (...)


Generali buys 3,350 sqm mixed-use 40 Notre-Dame-des-Victoires in Paris 2nd

According to BI sources, Generali Real Estate, on behalf of the GF Pierre fund, has acquired number 40 rue Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, a 3,350 sqm mixed-use (...)


French REIT/SIIC Gecina sells 3,900 sqm office building in Boulogne-Billancourt for €36.6m

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised the sale of 54/56 avenue du Général-Leclerc, in Paris’ suburb Boulogne-Billancourt, for €36.6m. The fully occupied 3,900 sqm multi-tenant office (...)


Housing: Slight decline in block sales in 2019 —Immostat

The overall volume of block sales of residential assets declines slightly in 2019, according to GIE Immostat. For the year 2019, the total amount (...)


Declining take-up and sharp rise in investment in Q1 2020 (Immostat)

According to GIE Immostat, take-up for office space in the Paris Region —volume of rental transactions and sales to users— totalled 340,300 sqm in (...)


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 (...)


Crédit Suisse AM buys Inspira building in Issy-les-Moulineaux from GCI and Benson Elliot

Crédit Suisse Asset Management has acquired the 11,250 sqm Inspira office building, located in Issy-les-Moulineaux, from private Paris-based developer and investor Générale Continentale Investissements (...)


Groupama Immobilier pays €38.5m for Paris 16th private mansion

Paris-based Groupama Immobilier has acquired, for €38,5m, a 2,600 sqm private mansion from the end of the 19th century on behalf of the SCI (...)


A very good year for France’s luxury retail market in 2019 - C&W

2019 was a very dynamic year for the French luxury retail market with more than 50 new openings, a 28% increase compared to 2018, (...)


Average rent incentives reach 20.8% in Greater Paris in 4Q19 - Immostat

The average level of rent incentives for new office lettings above 1,000 sqm in Greater Paris increased in 4Q19 to reach 20.8% (+1.5 point (...)


French Perial AM pays €31.5m for Tryalis office building near Paris

Paris-based asset manager Perial Asset Management reinforced its position in the eastern suburbs of Paris with the €31.5m acquisition of the Tryalis building, located (...)


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, (...)


Greater Paris 2019 real estate investment surges 14% to €26.9bn - Immostat

In the Greater Paris Region, the investment volume in commercial real estate reached €26.9bn in 2019, according to new Immostat data, up 14% compared (...)


Tristan's Amsterdam retail sales takes Dutch 2019 disposals over €120m

London-based Tristan Capital has sold two convenience shopping centres in Amsterdam to domestic institution Altera Vastgoed, taking total Dutch disposals this year to just over (...)


Cushman & Wakefield to acquire France's Réponse to complement business lines

Adviser Cushman & Wakefield's is to acquire Réponse, one of France's leading design & build firms, aiming to combine integrated design and building services in (...)


[REPORTAGE] What is it that makes investors run to La Défense?

Often considered too cold, too mineral or even too mono-functional, La Défense is the object of all desires. Investors - led by South Koreans (...)


French 3Q retail property pick-up signals 2019 set to beat 2018's €4.7bn

Retail property investment in France picked up in third quarter and the year could end with higher turnover than 2018's €4.7bn, says adviser Cushman (...)


Foreign real estate investments in France

The €76bn invested in France by foreign investors between 2009 and 2018 represented 38% of the overall volume. What’s more, at €6.8bn, they accounted (...)


Marseille continues its transformation

The Aix-Marseille metropolitan area’s office market had a better start in 2019 than the previous year, with take-up surpassing 63,000 sqm in the first (...)


ICAMAP protests Gazit Globe's takeover of Atrium European, saying far undervalues firm

Investment manager ICAMAP has written to stakeholders in listed CEE retail group Atrium, saying the take-private moves of major shareholder Gazit Globe far undervalue the firm. The (...)


AEW acquires two Helsinki apartment blocks for German pension fund

Property investment manager AEW has acquired, for a German pension fund, two modern apartment blocks in Finnish capital Helsinki comprising 87 units and 5,018 (...)


AEW’s Europe City Retail enters Portugal, taking fund value to €650m

Investment manager AEW is entering Portugal with its Europe City Retail fund, adding eight properties to take holdings to 23 assets in 13 cities worth (...)


Fifth Wall opens up to Europe with $503m PropTech focused Fund II

Fifth Wall, a PropTech focused American venture capital firm, announced today the close of its second real estate technology fund, a $503m vehicle with (...)


Opportunities abound aboard the Grand Paris Express

"Grand Paris Express is an exceptional investment opportunity, as the public authorities are investing €40bn to develop it, but also a very strong sign (...)


New actors on the European stage

“When it comes to equity, European real estate is like a busy nightclub – as soon as one group leaves, another seems to be (...)


Cromwell's Milan Pirelli buy said at €90m, expects more Asian mandates

In the first of an expected series of mandates for Asian capital, Australia's Cromwell has acquired a Milan Pirelli Tyre complex for Korea Investment Management for (...)


1Q19 Greater Paris office space demand falls 23%, supply slips 7% - Immostat

Demand for office space in Greater Paris slid 23% in first quarter to 541,300 sqm, according to Immostat. Immediate supply was also lower, down (...)


Hamburg student housing developer, Moscow project among 2019 MIPIM award winners

A Hamburg student housing firm working with wood, a Moscow concert park project, France's Altarea Cogedim, and Frankfurt's old town redevelopment were among MIPIM (...)


iread presents its scientific committee

Live from Mipim (Cannes) - iread, a newcomer in the world of big data and research, has announced that its scientific committee is in place. The committee (...)


France 2018 real estate investment hits record at €32bn

Commercial real estate investment in France last year rose by around 12% from 2017 to reach as high as €32bn, a clear record, according (...)


Greater Paris 2018 real estate investment surges 19% to €23bn - Immostat

Greater Paris commercial real estate investment surged by no less than 19% last year to €23.1bn, though office take-up slid by 5% to just (...)


Meyer Bergman/HOOPP JV sells Czech Nová Karolina mall

A joint venture between UK-based Meyer Bergman and Canada's Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan has sold the Nová Karolina shopping centre in the Czech (...)


Paris office take-up rises 6% ytd but falls in 3Q - Immostat

Office take-up in the Greater Paris region rose 6%yy in the first nine months of 2018 though it slid 17%yy to 503,600 sqm in (...)


Paris' €600m Eurostar terminus facelift to put it on par with St. Pancras

Eurostar users take note! After a €600m facelift, the Gare du Nord terminal in central Paris will be the equal of London's St. Pancras, according (...)


European logistics yields fall below 6% for first time - Cushman

European logistics yields dropped 14bp to 5.95% in second quarter, taking them under 6% for the first time, according to adviser Cushman & Wakefield's (...)


Strengthening Paris office boosts 1H France investment to €12.5bn

Commercial property investment in France reached €12.5bn in first half, boosted by strengthening demand in Paris region office, says the ImmoStat group. BNP Paribas Real Estate (...)


1Q Paris region office lease demand rises 13%yy - Immostat

Demand for office space in the Paris region rose 13%yy in first quarter 2018 to 741,800 sqm, while immediate supply at the end of (...)


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 (...)


French 2017 CRE investment slips to €26bn, 2018 to hold steady - C&W

French commercial real estate investment slipped last year by 3% from 2016 to €26.1bn, but was still nearly 40% above the 10-year average and (...)


2017 Paris CRE investment falls 8% to €18.5bn but office lettings rise - Immostat

Total commercial real estate investments in the Paris Ile-de-France region fell 8% last year to €18.5bn from 2016, though demand for office space was (...)


C&W study of office rents near Paris RER stations points to Grand Paris opportunities

A study of rental values in office buildings close to stations on Paris’s RER light rail sytem shows opportunities for investors and users, plus (...)


European Retail ¨Parks, What's Next - Summer 2019

Les perspectives du marché des retail parks restent positives en Europe, surtout à l’ouest En Europe de l’ouest, le développement des retail parks continue de (...)


European Fair Value Index: Tightening European prime property investment opportunities - Q1 2018

The all-sector C&W Fair Value Index score for Europe was 42 in Q1 2018, the same as the figure published last quarter, and approximately (...)


European Student Accommodation guide - Spring 2018

Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) has moved out of the shadow of “alternative” real estate, and is forming a key component of investor allocations (...)


European Shopping Centres: The Development Story

In the second half of 2017, the total amount of shopping centre floorspace in Europe increased by 2.4 million sq m. This took the volume of (...)


Europe: DNA of Real Estate - Q1 2018

The DNA of Real Estate covers the key office, logistics and high street destinations within Europe and provide an overview of their quarterly performances, (...)


Global Investment Atlas 2018

Global real estate performed exceptionally well in 2017, with volumes up sharply and values ahead. Yields compressed 12 basis points on average, while prime (...)


Investment in France: first large transactions!

During the first 2 months of 2018, €2.3 billion were invested: representing a discernible increase in comparison with the corresponding period in 2017. The (...)

Health / Senior

Vital Signs: Strong Real Estate Fundamentals Unfazed by Regulatory Challenges

The last six months have brought dramatic changes to both healthcare regulations and policy-making, all of which portend significant challenges for healthcare providers and (...)


U.S. Shopping Center - Q4 2017

2017 was another year of economic growth with some record milestones. The U.S. continued to add jobs last year, although the pace of job (...)


U.S. Industrial - Q4 2017

Another Banner Year: U.S. industrial markets absorbed 63.3 million square feet (msf) in the fourth quarter of 2017, boosting net occupancy gains for the (...)


U.S. Office - Q4 2017

Healthy leasing and absorption helped offset rising new construction deliveries and kept office markets stable in 2017. Technology-focused markets were among the best performers (...)


The great tax race : How the world’s fastest tax reform package could impact commercial real estate

On November 16, the House of Representatives passed its version of the tax reform bill. A Senate tax reform proposal was passed on December (...)


UK student accomodation report - 2017/2018

The Student Accommodation Annual Report 2017 provides a unique insight into the trends in demand, supply and investment during the sector’s year to date. (...)


Perspective: Cap rates across Canadian markets - Q3 2017

It is important to remember that the Bank of Canada implemented its first interest rate rise in seven years as recently as mid-July 2017. (...)


Barcelona Offices : co-working spaces - november 2017

People dedicated to creativity, management and consultancy and similar activities use knowledge and intellect as their main work tools. Their activities require flexible spaces enabling (...)


Madrid Offices : co-working spaces - november 2017

People dedicated to creativity, management and consultancy and similar activities use knowledge and intellect as their main work tools. Their activities require flexible spaces enabling (...)


European Shopping Centres: The Development Story - november 2017

European Shopping Centres: The Development Story provides an overview of shopping centre stock levels and development activity across Europe. This November 2017 issue shows (...)


Seattle Suburban : Office - Q3 2017

The U.S. economy was stable in the third quarter of 2017, with the hurricanes that devastated the Gulf Coast impacting further growth. The Fed (...)


Miami : Retail - Major markets report

The Miami-Dade market’s constant reinvention thrives in an ever changing world by being able to attract a diverse demographic. Its resilience and ability to (...)


Minneapolis/St. Paul : Office - Q3 2017

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Minnesota has outgained the U.S. in over-the-year job growth for four consecutive months, and (...)


Sydney VS Melbourne - Office leasing

The rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne is one that is both spirited and long-standing, with competition between the cities predating federation. Now over a (...)


Raleigh-Durham : Office - Q2 2017

North Carolina has continued to realize steady economic gains, with a YoY reduction of 30 basis points bringing state-wide unemployment to 4.7%. In fact, (...)


Raleigh-Durham : Industrial - Q2 2017

While some economists are projecting growth to decelerate as this record setting cycle matures, several meaningful metrics (jobs, confidence, manufacturing, and transportation measures) indicate (...)


Central Valley : Industrial - Q1 2017

Economic fundamentals continued to strengthen at the outset of 2017 in the Central Valley region of California. The combined Modesto and Stockton-Lodi MSAs saw (...)


Canada: Further cap rate compression as interest rates begin to rise

The desire to own trophy office assets, fueled by strengthening fundamentals in growth markets, continued to nudge CBD office cap rates downwards in Toronto, (...)


Cincinnati : Industrial - Q2 2017

After a record-setting first quarter for the Greater Cincinnati industrial market, activity was more modest in Q2 2017. Vacancy is currently 3.3%; a 30 (...)


Northern & Central New Jersey : Industrial - Q2 2017

Consumer confidence reached a 16-year high in June, up slightly from the previous month. Retail sales in the U.S. also ticked higher during the (...)


São Paulo : Office - Q2 2017

The Brazilian economy's rebound is undermined by its political outlook, particularly with regards to the plea bargains that occurred in the first half of (...)


Rio de Janeiro : Office - Q2 2017

The Brazilian economy's rebound is undermined by its political outlook, particularly with regards to the plea bargains that occurred in the first half of (...)


Lima : Office - Q2 2017

Official economic indicators for second quarter 2017 have not yet been disclosed, however, expectations are more optimistic than they were for first quarter. At (...)


Buenos Aires : Office - Q2 2017

The legislative elections on October will influence the political year. The performance of the economic activity may have an impact on the elections results. (...)


Madrid : Offices - Summer 2017

Madrid closes the first semester with space take-up growing at 10% per annum, while increasing the new construction and the reforms. This will increase (...)


Barcelona : Offices - Summer 2017

Available space drop some 9% in Barcelona in comparison with last year. Total take-up during the first half of the year amounts to 208,000 (...)


U.S. : Shopping Center - Q2 2017

Continuing the trend from 2016, the first half of this year has seen a number of retail bankruptcies and consolidations attributed to the continued (...)


U.S. : Capital Markets - Q2 2017

There have been two developments since our Q1 2017 U.S. MarketBeat Report, both of them favorable. First, Q1 2017 volume data have been revised (...)


U.S. : Industrial - Q2 2017

Recent economic indicators point to a U.S. economic expansion that still has legs. With 222,000 net new nonfarm payroll jobs added in June, job (...)


U.S. : Office - Q2 2017

The U.S. economic expansion turned eight years old in June, and is showing no signs of slowing down. After a sluggish first quarter during (...)


Mergers & Acquisitions - Q2 2017

Landmark acquisitions and strategic divestments continue to shape the data center market landscape through 2017. Additionally, organic growth continues to drive new development. Sale-leaseback (...)


Atlanta - Q3 2017

Atlanta is part of the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and a key interconnection hub for the southeastern U.S. The city has developed (...)


Are we overbuilding? : Office Forecasts for over 100 Global Cities

The economic outlook is brightening in the major regions of the world. Whether due to low interest rate policies finally having their intended effect, (...)

HR / Working space

Well Workplace : Making spaces human again

The future workplace will look radically different as employers respond to a growing requirement for a work-health balance. The wellbeing industry is a worldwide (...)


Orange County : Industrial - Q2 2017

The Orange County economy continues to be one of the strongest in California. The county’s employers added 3,800 workers in the past 12 months (...)


The Global Food & Beverage market : What's on the Menu ?

The global food and beverage (F&B) market has seen healthy growth over the last ten years and this is expected to continue. The proportion (...)


Cincinnati : Office - Q2 2017

The second quarter of 2017 was a period of recovery for the Greater Cincinnati office market. A significant increase in direct vacancy in Q1 (...)


Kansas City : Office - Q2 2017

Halfway through 2017 there is no denying uncertainty and apprehension hang over significant portions of the economy. However the Kansas City commercial real estate (...)


Columbus : Industrial - Q2 2017

The overall industrial market produced a direct vacancy rate of 5.29% in second quarter, up slightly from first quarter and 93 basis-points below the (...)


Baltimore : Office - Q2 2017

The Baltimore Metropolitan area unemployment continues trending lower than the national average. Baltimore’s unemployment rate however, has increased 20 basis points (BP) from 4.3% (...)


Minneapolis/St. Paul : Office - Q2 2017

Over the past year, the state has added 48,068 jobs, a gain of 1.7% compared to the national average of 1.5%. The Twin Cities (...)


St. Louis : Office - Q2 2017

The St. Louis market continues to be robust with promising unemployment and strong construction. The area’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rating continued to fall during (...)


Baltimore : Industrial - Q2 2017

The Baltimore Metropolitan area unemployment continues trending lower than the national average. Baltimore’s unemployment rate however, has increased 20 basis points (BP) from 4.3% (...)


Brexit Implications on the UK Data Centre Market - Q1 2017

On 29th March, nine months after the referendum took place to exit the European Union, Theresa May invoked Article 50, committing the UK to (...)


Tech cities 1.0

Throughout this and most other business cycles we hear that tech cities have outperformed other markets by virtually every relevant economic and commercial real (...)


Iberian Real Estate investment guide

The guide provides insights into the two countries’ property markets, as well as their respective legal and tax structures, and is therefore a useful (...)


Raleigh-Durham : Office - Q1 2017

Q1 2017 was a period of transformation concerning economic topics we have repeatedly addressed in our local market report over the preceding year. 2017 (...)


Cincinnati : Office - Q1 2017

The streak is over. Direct vacancy in the Greater Cincinnati office market had fallen for eight consecutive quarters during 2015 and 2016. But in (...)


Greater Los Angeles : Office - Q1 2017

U.S. job growth trend remains firmly in place and nonfarm payroll employment has now increased for 78 consecutive months. Employment growth in the first (...)


Belgium : Office Market Snapshot - Q1 2017

Macroeconomic indicators posted strong performances in Q1 2017. GDP growth should reach 1.5% in 2017 (compared to 1.2% in 2016). Consumer confidence is at (...)


Raleigh-Durham : Industrial - Q1 2017

Strong job growth, promising consumer trends, and legislative changes which occurred in Q1 2017 have all served to fuel further optimism in the industrial (...)

Health / Senior

Vital Signs: Assessing the Health of Healthcare

The 2016 elections have brought a new wave of uncertainty to the U.S. healthcare industry, as Republican control of the executive and legislative branches (...)


France Retail - Q1 2017

The global economy showed signs of recovery at the beginning of 2017, despite a collection of political uncertainties including crucial elections in Europe and (...)


Suburban Maryland : Market report - Q1 2017

For the Washington, DC metropolitan region (DC Metro) in early March 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revised the number of job gains (...)


Washington, DC : Market report - Q1 2017

For the Washington, DC metropolitan region (DC Metro) in early March 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revised the number of job gains (...)


Northern Virginia : Market report - Q1 2017

For the Washington, DC metropolitan region (DC Metro) in early March 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revised the number of job gains (...)


The Trump Effect: Should Nonprofits Change Real Estate Strategies?

Hear experts debate the relevance of precedent in an uncharted political landscape. How will the 2017 federal budget impact not-for-profit development/fundraising? What can we learn (...)


European Shopping Centres: The Development Story

Western Europe recorded 15% growth in new shopping centre completions in 2016. France was again the most active country in this region in terms (...)


Northern & Central New Jersey : Industrial - Q1 2017

Consumer confidence has remained high and national retail sales continued to rise steadily over the last four quarters. E-commerce sales represented 8.3% of all (...)


São Paulo : Office - Q1 2017

The Brazilian economy shows signs of rebounding. Although still flimsy, the evidence of recovery comes down to four key areas to allow an organized (...)


Rio de Janeiro : Office - Q1 2017

The Brazilian economy shows signs of rebounding. Although still flimsy, the evidence of recovery comes down to four key areas to allow an organized (...)


Lima : Office - Q1 2017

Peru’s economic growth faces several obstacles such as the El Niño Phenomenon, and the suspension of infrastructure projects. Previous projections for main indicators had (...)


Cincinnati : Industrial - Q1 2017

Q1 2017 was a record-setting quarter for the Greater Cincinnati industrial market. Direct vacancy is now under 3.0% marketwide for the first time in (...)


United States - Industrial : investor outlook and trends - Spring 2017

The U.S. economy and property markets withstood a very turbulent 2016, and they are positioned to perform well in 2017. According to Cushman & (...)


President Trump’s First 100 Days: Implications for the Property Markets

Measuring the success of a new Administration by its first 100 days is a tradition, and President Trump reaches his first key milestone with (...)


Focus on Hotel construction costs 2017

Last year, 2016, marked a year of transition for the overall U.S. hotel market, as the major performance indicators of occupancy and rate growth (...)


Perspective: The Impact of Trade Policy on the Industrial Market

Trade policy is the centerpiece of political, financial and business news. Cushman & Wakefield’s Perspective: The Impact of Trade Policy on the Industrial Markets (...)


Global Food & Beverage market : what's on the Menu?

The global food and beverage (F&B) market has seen healthy growth over the last ten years and this is expected to continue. The proportion (...)


Luxembourg : Office Market Snapshot - Q1 2017

Luxembourg should continue to post strong performances in 2017. GDP growth is forecasted to reach 3.3% in 2017, with consumer conditions remaining largely favourable (...)


Kansas City : Office - Q1 2017

The first three months of 2017 saw US equities markets reach record highs as the stability of the US economy continued to make it (...)


Orange County : Industrial - Q1 2017

In February, the unemployment rate in Orange County was 3.7%, down from 4.1% a year ago. In the last year, total nonfarm employment increased (...)


Columbus : Industrial - Q1 2017

The unemployment rate in Columbus is 4.8%, below the rate for Ohio and matching the U.S. at 5.1% and 4.8% respectively. In addition to (...)


Baltimore : Industrial - Q1 2017

The Baltimore north & south market experienced approximately 178,000 square feet (KSF) of direct net positive absorption in the first quarter of 2017. The (...)


Minneapolis/St. Paul : Office - Q1 2017

The Minnesota economy continued to remain strong, as the state noted a year-end 3.9% unemployment rate. This is only the fourth time in the (...)


Baltimore : Office - Q1 2017

The Baltimore Metropolitan Area unemployment continues to trend lower than the national average. The unemployment rate inched up .1 % to 4.3%, well off (...)


St. Louis : Office - Q1 2017

The St. Louis Metro Area experienced steady growth in the first quarter of 2017. The unemployment rate is currently at 4.1% which is 70 (...)


Energy's impact on the Hotel industry

Over the last decade, the energy sector had a profound effect on the hospitality industry, and it remains a significant economic driver in many (...)


Ireland Hotel market : review 2016 - outlook 2017

2016 was a record year for the Irish hotel market. Over €720 million worth of hotels transacted in the twelve-month period, across 51 hotels. The (...)


The Great Wall of Money - 2017

While this cycle continues to see an extraordinary level of capital targeting real estate around the world, the pace of growth appears to have (...)


France : Industrial Market Snapshot - Q1 2017

The French economy continues to show signs of strength despite uncertainty ahead of the presidential elections. Industrial production, retail activity and e-commerce display upward (...)


France : Office Market Snapshot - Q1 2017

The French economy continues to show signs of strength despite uncertainty ahead of the presidential elections. Business sentiment surveys are now back at their (...)


France : Retail Market Snapshot - Q1 2017

The French economy continues to show signs of strength despite uncertainty ahead of the presidential elections. Although inflation has jumped to 1.2% at the (...)


What Next for European Property Investment?

Risk and volatility will be with us throughout 2017 but real estate should still have the wind at its back, at least for the (...)


Cincinnati : Office - Q4 2016

Direct vacancy in the Greater Cincinnati office market has remained below the 20.0% threshold for the past five quarters and now stands at 18.6% (...)


Irish Industrial Market - Q4 2016

In the wake of increasing demand, 2016 saw the Irish industrial occupier market considerably hampered by a lack of good quality product. Transaction activity (...)


Irish Investment Market - Q4 2016

€4.47 billion was invested in Irish commercial property in 2016, making it another impressive year for the investment market. An increase in the volume (...)


Luxembourg : Office Market Snapshot - Q4 2016

Luxembourg GDP growth ended on a robust 3.5% in 2016, in line with 2015 figures. Steady economic performances are reflected in the letting and (...)


Kansas City : Office - Q4 2016

2016 was a year of surprises with a slowdown in China, the shock decision by voters in the United Kingdom to exit the EU, (...)


Raleigh-Durham : Industrial - Q4 2016

The industrial property market was in full-on growth mode in 2016, and remains poised for another impressive year driven by improving underlying economic and (...)


Raleigh-Durham : Office - Q4 2016

Headwinds generated by geopolitical events over the past year created periods of economic turbulence across the globe, but a strong tailwind fueled soft global (...)


Cincinnati : Industrial - Q4 2016

The Greater Cincinnati industrial market continued its strong performance as it reached its eighth consecutive quarter of direct vacancy under 5.0%. This supply-constrained market (...)


Northern & Central New Jersey : Industrial - Q4 2016

Retail sales in the U.S. rose modestly over the last four quarters; however, e-commerce sales rose at a quicker pace, increasing by 15.7% throughout (...)


Baltimore : Office - Q4 2016

The Baltimore metropolitan office market finished the fourth quarter of 2016 with 11.2 million square feet of vacant space and a 14.0% vacancy rate. (...)