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Grégoire Aubert

Directeur adjoint du département Vente Utilisateurs de CBRE GLOBAL PRIVATE SOLUTIONS

Édouard Barbas

Directeur du Département Ile-de-France Ouest et Sud-Ouest CBRE

Delphine Bastian

Senior Advisor, grands projets Ile-de-France, bureaux de plus de 5000m²

Michèle Bellan

Directrice régionale Midi-Pyrénées - Agence Toulouse

Jean-Bernard Belloni

Consultant Senior - Vente Bureaux Vides- Ile-de-France

Hervé Blanchet

Senior Director - Advisory & Transactions Services | Occupiers

Pierre-Germain Bonnaud

Directeur, Advisory & Transaction Services, bureaux pôle grands projets

Pierre-Édouard Boudot

Senior director recherche et prospective

Alain Bouskela

Directeur du département Bureaux IDF + de 5.000 m2

Caroline Ceccaldi

Directrice du conseil utilisateurs

Grégoire Challe

Directeur Debt & Structured Finance, CBRE Capital Advisors France

Ludovic Chambe

Directeur développement durable

Caroline Château

Associate Director, Retail High Streets

Yohan Chemouny

Consultant immobilier centres commerciaux retail parks

Alexandre Cieux

Directeur régional Aquitaine - Agence Bordeaux

Philippe Cottin

Head of Retail Property Management

Jacques-Olivier Darne

Real Estate Management Consultant

Antoine De Bosquet

Associate Director, Retail Advisory and Transaction

Marie De Bressieux

Directrice, Advisory and Transaction Services, bureaux grands projets

Solange De Cormis

Directrice communication

Frédéric De Klopstein

Head of Capital Market and Asset Management

Grégoire De La Ferté

Executive Director - Bureaux Ile-de-France & Tenant Rep

Mathieu De Saint Albin

Directeur du pôle Advisory de CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

Franck Dray

Directeur "Vente Bureaux Vides", CBRE GLOBAL PRIVATE SOLUTIONS

Thomas Duchêne

Directeur du département retail France

Patrick Duez

Directeur régional Nord-Pas-de-Calais - Agence Lille

Amandine Dumont

Responsable des pôles Tenant Representation Bureaux et Strategic Consulting

Arnaud Duplant

Directeur Senior Advisor

Édouard Duroselle

Consultant Senior (Tenant Representation)

Sabine Echalier

Director - Head of Market Research

Eve Faucher

Directrice (Tenant Representation)

Elisabeth Fernandez

Consultante grands comptes industriel et logistique Île-de-France

Alexandre Fontaine

Directeur du département Bureaux IDF - de 5.000 m2

Emmanuel Frénot

Senior Director, Directeur Operationnel Capital Markets

Brigitte Gauthier-Darcet

Directrice business services

Yves Gourdin

Directeur investissement région

Delphine Grison

Executive Director Marketing & Business Intelligence, Innovation

Nicolas Groc

Consultant Immobilier d'Entreprise

Hélène Halmagrand

Director Retail Capital Markets

Mickaël Jacquemin

Directeur des Ressources Humaines

Gaël Jendron

Directeur commercial adjoint de GLS Montage et Développement

Christopher Koulourath

Consultant Senior du département Retail

Razika Kout-Benamrouche

Research Director, CBRE Retail

Olivier Lambin

Directeur adjoint des équipes grandes et petites surfaces activité sud

Flavie Lancelot

Consultante senior investissement Capital Markets

Maximilien Laussu

Directeur associé (Business Development)

Marina Lavrov

Consultant département Retail Paris centre ville

Jérôme Le Grelle

Executive Director Retail

François Le Levier

Deputy Executive Director of Industrial & Logistics Business Line

Stanislas Leborgne

Directeur du développement régions

Éric Lebreton

Directeur commercial logistique Grand Sud CBRE France

Bertrand Leduc

Senior Advisor

Jérôme Lesur

Directeur de grands projets et développement national

Keith Lindsay

Joint Managing Director

Sébastien Lorrain

Directeur résidentiel Capital Markets

Didier Malherbe

Directeur général adjoint en charge de l'activité et de la logistique

Agnès Muller

Associate Director, centres commerciaux et Retail Park

Camille Myhre

Experte immobilier

Caroline Nachtwey

Senior Advisor, équipe bureau de plus de 5000m²

Abdallah Ould Brahim

Responsable de CBRE Capital Advisors France

Karine Passavant-Benech

Consultante immobilier Bureaux - Bureaux GS Paris Rive Droite

Vincent Pavoz-Torres

Associate Director, Retail High Streets, Paris, Ile-de-France

Frédéric Pelège

Directeur général adjoint Professional Services - Président CBRE Asset Services et Design & Project

Delphine Pellerin

Consultante en investissement

Damien Périn

Responsable pôle transaction, Advisory & Transaction Occupiers

Vincent Poisson

Directeur du conseil en supply chain

Tanguy Queinnec

Directeur juridique

Lalaina Ramanantsoa

Consultant grands comptes industriel et logistique Île-de-France

Vladimir Reach

Associate director Capital Markets

Julien Saillard

Directeur associé (Workplace Strategy)

Guillaume Savard

Managing Director Advisory & Transaction Occupiers - Membre du comité exécutif et du comité de direction de CBRE

Sandrine Sogorb

Associate director Capital Markets

Thierry Stievenard

Directeur du département grands comptes

Riemer Van Diggelen

Technical Manager

Vanessa Vannier

Chargée de communication externe

Nicolas Verdillon

Directeur investment Properties

Jean-Carl Vildier

Directeur Investment Properties - Capital Markets

Albane Voyer

Associate Director Investment Properties Capital Markets

Office

Allianz acquires 22,500 sqm Hamburg HafenCity office project from EDGE

Munich-based Allianz Real Estate has acquired from smart-tech developer EDGE a Hamburg HafenCity office project aimed to deliver 22,500 sqm GLA. The companies, in separate releases, provided no (...)

Retail

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 €650m. Giving no (...)

Retail

French Primonial REIM makes first investment in the Netherlands with acquisition of 42 retail assets

French fund investor Primonial REIM completed the acquisition of a portfolio of 42 retail assets in the Netherlands on behalf of two of its funds. This (...)

Finance

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 which the (...)

Retail

LaSalle in €73m S-L purchase of six Spanish Metro assets for French fund

LaSalle Investment Management has paid €73m for six properties of Makro Spain from German wholesaler Metro Properties for French public pension scheme ERAFP. Following the transaction, made in (...)

Finance

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 (...)

Territories

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 that France (...)

Finance

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 ready to (...)

Finance

Real estate exchange IPSX could process 5-10 IPOs this year

IPSX, the dedicated real estate stock exchange launched in London in January, could process five to 10 IPOs this year after strong demand from sellers and (...)

Office

Prague office is latest Korean buy, at €250m for Hanwha; Hana deal said near

Korean interest in Euro office continues: Hanwha has bought, via GLL Partners, a Prague complex for over €250m, and a second €165m purchase by Hana is said to (...)

Office

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 7% to (...)

Office

Credit Suisse, advised by Belvedere, buys Paris La Défense office from Primonial

Zurich-based Credit Suisse Asset Management has acquired the Le Lavoisier office building in Paris La Défense from French manager Primonial REIM. No price was given for (...)

Office

Korean investors comb Paris La Défense after Mirae snaps up URW's Majunga for €850m

South Korean investors are watching Paris La Défense closely after news Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has sold the Majunga tower to Seoul-based Mirae Asset Daewoo for €850m. The deal raises the probability (...)

Office

AEW City Office Germany fund fully deployed at €345m after Berlin buy

Paris and London-based AEW has fully invested its City Office Germany Fund at €345m after adding B5, an asset in the Wilmersdorf district of central Berlin. The (...)

Finance

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 over 2.5m (...)

Office

GEG purchases former Frankfurt ECB HQ Eurotheum for €250m

GEG German Estate, controlled by private German firm DIC and US M&A giant KKR, has acquired the Eurotheum building in Frankfurt fromCommerz Real at a cost of around €250m.  GEG said in a (...)

Office

Tristan Capital pays €92m for Paris suburban office package for fund

European fund manager Tristan Capital Partners has acquired, off market, an 18,223 sqm portfolio of three renovated office buildings in the Rueil-Malmaison sub-market of northwest Paris (...)

Office

Invesco sells La Défense Tour Prisma to AEW Ciloger

US-based manager Invesco Real Estate has sold the 23,000 sqm Tour Prisma in Paris La Défense to French manager AEW Ciloger. Specialists estimated the price at (...)

Finance

Generali adds mixed-use in Madrid as diversification, growth continues

Less than a month after making its first acquisition in Denmark, Italy's Generali Real Estate has added a mixed-use asset in Madrid, Arenal Cuatro, as it (...)

Office

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 3Q18 alone, (...)

Health / Senior

Icade adds first non-French healthcare in Italy, for €112m

French REIT/SIIC Icade has made its first investment in healthcare outside France, signing on a €112m development of seven nursing homes in northern Italy. The group said (...)

Office

CEE real estate shifting as cost efficiency gives way to knowledge industries

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Central European real estate markets are changing, with a marked shift to quality and knowledge-based operations and away from cost (...)

Office

Thriving French regional office markets are heading towards a record year

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - France’s office sector may be dominated overwhelmingly by Paris and its suburbs, but its regional markets are thriving this year, (...)

Office

Italy's Generali paid €200m for Paris, Brussels office assets - BIE sources

Italy's Generali Real Estate, part of the giant Trieste-based insurance group, invested around €200m to acquire a two-asset portfolio in Paris and Brussels from GLL Real Estate Partners, (...)

Office

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 forecasts €28bn (...)

Office

Canada's Oxford Properties sells 50% in €800m Paris office portfolio

Oxford Properties, part of Canada's Ontario pension plan OMERS, has sold a 49.9% stake in an €800m Paris office portfolio to a J.P. Morgan Asset Management fund - but (...)

Housing

Euro student housing projects to rise after 2017 investment rises 29% - C&W

European student housing investment increased 29% last year to €13.6bn as rising demand for global higher education continued to attract institutional capital, says global adviser Cushman (...)

Finance

Japan capital entering euro real estate not for the cycle but the longer term

The entry of GPIF, Japan Post and other giant Tokyo institutions to European property is happening but may take longer if managers reject inital fee demands. Still, (...)

Office

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 March slid (...)

Hospitality

Spanish REIT Hispania, eyeing merger, makes offer to Bay Hotel shareholders

Following its move last year to become the sole owner of Spanish resort group Bay Hotels, Madrid REIT/SOCIMI Hispania is considering a merger or a de-listing of the (...)

Office

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 up by (...)

Finance

Dear Japanese investors: If you don’t come to Europe now, forget it until the next cycle

They’ve been setting up, restructuring, researching and laying plans for years, but Japanese investors are not yet in European mainland real estate. Why? My advice: If (...)

Retail

Shopping Centre Development - The most active cities globally

Global shopping centre development continues apace, with unprecedented levels of construction and new openings taking place. 9.8 million sq m of new space opened in 2013 (...)

Office

EMEA office markets set for improvement in 2014 after positive finish to the year

Occupier confidence improving but widespread pick-up in demand not yet materialising in most markets. Prime rents in majority of markets have stabilised. Growth recorded in some markets (...)

Retail

Les commerces en France - 2013

Le contexte économique actuel peu porteur pousse les enseignes à des arbitrages et à un développement mesuré. Mais certaines continuent leur expansion,  en choisissant toujours les (...)

Investment

Retail outperforms with strong rental growth downward yield movements continue in Q3

This report is designed to provide our clients with an immediate view on prime rents and yields across major markets and sectors in the regions as (...)

Logistics

Des marchés logistiques à plusieurs vitesses et un marché de l’activité qui marque le pas - 3T 2013

Un marché logistique non linéaire : des demandes exprimées à la peine en régions, mais en progression en Ile-de-France ; des volumes placés plus important sur (...)

Investment

Un marché qui a surmonté son déficit d'image à l'international grâce à ses fondamentaux solides - 3T 2013

Environ 10,7 milliards d’euros ont été engagés en immobilier d’entreprise banalisé depuis le début de l’année en France, soit une progression de 15 % sur un (...)

Housing

Environnement général instable, baisse des prix enclenchée : vers de nouveaux équilibres de marchés ?

En 2012, la production française est restée à l’étal, terminant l’année avec une baisse du PIB (- 0,3 % durant les 3 derniers mois). Le risque (...)

Retail

Shopping centre development - The most active cities globally

An unprecedented 32 million sq m of shopping centre space is currently under construction across the world, representing a 15% increase year-on-year. Development activity is heavily (...)

Office

Un bon début d'année qui rassure sur l'attractivité de la France mais ne présage pas de l'activité future - 1T 2013

En 2012, la production française est restée à l’étale, terminant l’année avec une baisse du PIB (- 0,3 % durant les 3 derniers mois). Le risque (...)

Retail

Prime retail rents are high and holding - Q1 2013

Pacific markets gained prominence in the Q1 2013 global retail rankings, as both Brisbane and Melbourne ranked among the most expensive prime retail markets, as tracked (...)

Retail

European retail investment reaches €7.9 billion in Q1 2013

Q1 2013 sees a healthy €7.9 billion in retail investment across Europe, with the UK and Germany reporting €2.4 billion and €2.1 billion respectively. Strong focus (...)

Investment

Rents and yields remain firm at prime end of market - Q1 2013

This report is designed to provide our clients with an immediate view on prime rents and yields across major markets and sectors in the region as (...)

Retail

European retail - Strongest start to a year since 2010 - Q1 2013

Challenges to business confidence have continued into 2013 with static economic growth undermining corporate appetite for significant investment. Despite this, positive signs for third party data (...)

Office

Greater divergence across global rent landscape - Q1 2013

The Americas recovery fared best among the three regions. Chicago witnessed strong demand over the last year, and construction began on the first speculative downtown office (...)

Logistics

Hightened investment activity and interest in polarised market - Q1 2013

 Investment in the industrial and logistics sector was particularly strong during the first quarter, and accounted for a record 13% share of overall European commercial real (...)

Office

Improving economic sentiment yet to impact office market - Q1 2013

Take-up falls to the lowest quarterly total since 2009 with large transactions particularly scarce. Prime rents expected to continue to stagnate in the majority of markets (...)

Investment

European Investment Quarterly : investment levels up 11% over Q1 2012 ; Ireland, Portugal and Spain show strong increase in activity - Q1 2013

2013 starts off well : at €29.4 billion transacted, Q1 2013 European investment activity showed a 11% gain on Q1 2012 levels. Following a traditionally robust (...)

Office

Global office capital markets shine - Q1 2013

Divergence between Global Office Capital Values and Rents persisted this quarter. Regional performance was led by the Americas Office Capital Value Index which advanced by 1.5% (...)

Logistics

Keen competition for modern facilities amid limited stock - Q1 2013

The Global Industrial Logistics markets were quiet, with little change in the top rankings by rent level relative to the previous quarter, as many occupiers waited (...)

Investment

Investment at highest Q1 level since 2008 - Markets hit by euro crisis showing strongest growth - Q1 2013

At €30.4 billion total CRE Investment in Q1 2013 was up by 17% on the same quarter last year. Other than the regular year-end spikes in (...)

Logistics

Parcel delivery centres : a growth opportunity

There is growing recognition among occupiers and distributors of the general advantages of cross-dock facilities in modern supply chains, and of the emergence of parcel delivery (...)

Investment

Real estate investor intentions survey 2013

Over 360 investors took part in the CBRE 2013 online survey of European Investor Intentions, drawn from across the property investment community. The survey was designed (...)

Retail

Online fails to buoy christmas sales in Europe but a return to growth is forecast in 2013

As expected, Christmas trading was tough. Retail sales fell in most markets, although these declines were only significant in Spain and Portugal, and retailer failures increased (...)

Retail

Les commerces en France

Le marché des commerces s’inscrit dans la dualité avec d’une part un déséquilibre entre l’offre et la demande sur les axes « prime » et n°1 (...)

Retail

How global is the business of retail ? 2013 Edition

The globalisation of the retail sector continues, with retailers expanding into a wide range of markets in 2012 - 81% of the cities saw at least (...)

Logistics

Prime markets stable amid soft demand - Q4 2012

CBRE’s quarterly survey of prime logistics rents reflected no change in the top 10 most expensive prime rankings, as demand for logistics space remained soft and (...)

Office

Prime rent performance divergent in Q4 2012

Occupier demand remains circumspect and still broadly focused on prime space. Soft conditions remain in Europe and Asia Pacific, while many Americas markets saw modest, but (...)

Investment

The year ahead : outlook for european property in 2013

European property markets faced a very difficult economic environement in 2012 with heightened fears of a euro break-up in the first half, and output flat or (...)

Retail

Stability in prime retail rents - Q4 2012

CBRE's quarterly survey of global prime retail markets continued to be reflected by historically low construction rates of prime retail space, which has resulted in low (...)

Housing

Des marchés résidentiels affaiblis mais dont les fondamentaux sont préservés

Le climat économique français aura été marqué par les incertitudes et la frilosité des acteurs économiques. La période électorale et la crise en zone euro auront (...)

Office

Global office indices : a smidgen of sunshine - Q4 2012

The CBRE Global Office Capital Value Index rose slightly with a gain of 0.6% for Q4, while the CBRE Global Office Rent Index also edged up (...)

Office

EMEA Office : some positive signs but geographical disparity remains - Q4 2012

Overall demand improves in final quarter of 2012 but continues to be driven by lease expiries and cost-saving rationalisations. Prime rents in most CBDs remain stable. (...)

Retail

EMEA Retail - Q4 2012

Prime rents were unchanged in the majority of markets in Q4. However, London, Paris and Berlin, three of Europe’s top retail and tourist destinations, all saw (...)

Logistics

Online retailing : impacts, challenges and opportunities for european logistic markets

Online retailing is an established activity across much of Europe and expected to grow further over the next few years. It is already a significant driver (...)

Retail

How active are retailers in EMEA ?

Now in its fourth year How Active are Retailers in EMEA? examines the expansion plans of 100 leading retailers in Europe and the Middle East. This (...)

Office

Office Costs Rise Despite Headwinds

The global office market recovery has cooled somewhat over the past year amid slowing economic growth in China, recession in Europe and a tepid economic recovery (...)

Office

Des marchés qui résistent

La part de l’offre disponible neuve demeure faible (21%) ; 270 400 m² seront livrés au cours de l’année 2013 ; 1,24 million de m² ont (...)

Investment

Commercial real estate holds its ground against headwinds - Q3 2012

The commercial real estate (CRE) sector displayed resilience in Q3 2012, continuing its gradual recovery despite an insalubrious mix of slow global economic growth and ubiquitous (...)

Logistics

Demand for more sophisticated space drives global logistics market - Q3 2012

The world’s top 10 most expensive industrial logistics markets in Q3 2012 were spread across the globe, with six in Asia Pacific, three in EMEA and (...)

Retail

European Petroleum Retail Sector

The last 12 months have witnessed a continuing service station consolidation throughout Europe. 4,573 service stations have closed across Europe since 2007, according to Datamonitor’s 2012 (...)

Retail

Gateway markets and luxury consumers supporting prime rents - Q3 2012

CBRE’s quarterly tracking of global retail prime rents found the same markets that led the rankings in Q2 2012 continued to lead in Q3 2012. The (...)

Office

Americas markets witnessing moderate growth - Q3 2012

Many markets remain suspended in a cautious recovery as the global economy remains wrought with uncertainty. Tenant demand is modest, measured (cost conscious) and broadly focused (...)

Investment

Fair enough : getting fair value right - It's not all about NAV

Regulatory pressures for unlisted property funds in Europe to adopt Fair Value accounting are increasing. IFRS 9 and IFRS 13 are now effective, and will be (...)

Office

Global office market indices show little change in Q3 2012

The Global Office Indices signaled a broad intermission in leasing and investment market recoveries. Widespread cost-containment strategies stimulated occupiers to locate in decentralized areas of Hong (...)

HR / Working space

Bottom line or top line ? Corporate real estate views on the twin challenges of cost management an growth

Corporate occupiers, particularly in Europe, continue to be tested by recessionary or near-recessionary economic conditions and a high degree of uncertainty. However, it is unclear the (...)

Office

Office Markets in Transition

Office markets are transitioning from contraction to recovery. Of the 133 global office markets tracked for this report, office occupancy costs increased in 80 markets during (...)

Investment

EMEA Mezzanine Lending Market - H1 2012

As predicted, the mezzanine lending market has contracted over the last 12 months to 54 players actively seeking to lend, albeit the actual number of lenders (...)

Office

Some heartbeat for prime office - Q2 2012

The macro malaise across the globe has reached the prime office market, as the upward movement in prime rents and capital valies shows only a modest (...)

Retail

Shopping centre development - The most active global cities

Global shopping centre development continues apace, with unprecedented levels of construction and new openings taking place. 7.8 million sq m of new space opened in 2011 (...)

Office

Quality - and location - conscious occupiers move rents forward - Q2 2012

Despite macroeconomic turbulence, global prime rents are rising! Why you ask? The answer lies in the age-gold "bandwagon" adage : Everyone wants to be located in (...)

Investment

Unresolved issues take toll on commercial real estate - Q2 2012

Despite the last few years of macro malaise, commercial real estate metrics have seen modest improvements. The performance across the globe in Q2 2012 was positive, (...)

Investment

Swaps : the unintended consequences - Q1 2012

Low interest rate environments are intended by governments as a way of stimulating economic growth by encouraging business investment. However, those same low interest rates have (...)

Office

Impact of changes in the banking and financial sector on the european office markets

The intensification of the financial crisis in the eurozone last year made many believe a new credit crunch and double-dip recession was imminent. The economic context (...)

Logistics

The logic of logistics : supporting a bigger role in institutional portfolios

It is often noted that, in an uncertain economic and performance environment, investors tilt their asset allocation and portfolio decisions towards “defensive” assets – that is, (...)

Retail

Prime Space in Short Supply - Q1 2012

The CBRE global basket of prime retail rents increased by 0.8% over Q1 2012. The Americas led the way with growth of 3.4% quarter-over-quarter, largely due (...)

Office

Americas Take the Lead - Q1 2012

While there is an abundance of uncertainty in the global economy, CBRE’s Office Capital Value Index for Q1 2012 shows fairly strong annual growth rates. On (...)

Office

Rents at Standstill in Q1 2012

The CBRE Office Rent Cycle for Q1 2012 indicates that rents are at a standstill for the vast majority of markets in response to occupier hesitance (...)

Investment

Bank deleveraging : will we see a tsunami of property on the market ? - Q1 2012

Recent press coverage has again highlighted the perceived wisdom that we will see a rapid acceleration in the flow of property onto the market from banks, (...)

Investment

Investor Focus Shifts to Americas - Q1 2012

The United States witnessed a marked increase in cross-border activity as investor focus shifted to the region. Australia continued to witness solid demand for prime office assets (...)

Investment

Time to overweight real estate - The case for property in 2012

In the context of the euro sovereign debt crisis and sharp downgrades in economic forecasts, both prices and investment activity in the commercial real estate sector (...)

Office

Commercial Sluggishness - Q1 2012

After several quarters in which commercial real estate performed relatively well despite persistent economic challenges, the effects of the broader economic strains were felt in Q1 (...)

Investment

Risk management in corporate real estate within the global banking and finance sector

The global financial crisis has produced aheightened focus on risk management within organizations in the banking and finance sector, notwithstanding corporate real estate (CRE) functions. While (...)

HR / Working space

The future of workplace strategies in the banking and finance sector

Rapid technological change, cost reduction and labour force demands are just some of the factors driving organisations within the banking and finance sector to consider their (...)

Investment

Public sector asset disposals in Europe

Sales of public sector property assets across Europe rose sharply in 2011, to a total of €2.3bn. Because of the continuing need to improve the state (...)

Retail

Retail sales stall in Europe over Christmas but online retailing keeps on growing

The ongoing eurozone crisis led to much trepidation about what Christmas 2011 might bring for retailers. In fact, EU-27 retail sales were flat over the festive (...)

Retail

How global is the business of retail ? 2012 Edition

Our annual global examination of retailer presence and expansion surveys 326 major international retailers across 73 countries and records the evolution of the global retail market. (...)

Investment

The global view for 2012

Across the economic landscape since the demise of Lehman Brothers in 2008, occasional signs of improvement in the global economies in recent years have contrasted with (...)

Retail

How active are retailers in EMEA ?

CBRE has once again examined the current attitudes and expansion plans of the leading retailers across the region. This third survey was carried out in the (...)

Retail

E-commerce : la nouvelle équation immobilière

La France est, selon certains spécialistes, peut être aujourd’hui un des pays les plus dynamiques en Europe et dans le monde en matière de e-commerce. Quelques (...)