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Hugo Alvarez

Manager - Government and Public Services

Christophe Barthet

Associé (Expertise, Evaluation et Modélisation Financière)

Jean-Philippe Bertin

Associé, Audit et Transaction services

Guillaume Cornu

EMEIA Growth Markets Leader and Partner

Yannick de Kerhor

Associé, transactions et transformations digitales

Marie-Laure Delarue

Vice-présidente mondiale, en charge de l'activité audit et conseil financier

Caroline Delérable

Associée - Responsable finance durable

Élise Dreyfuss-Carrard

Senior Manager - Head of media relations

Éric Duvaud

Associé EY Cleantech and Sustainability - France Leader

Blandine Fourdrinier

Chargée Marketing Real Estate

Eric Fourel

Country Managing Partner France

Thomas Gault

Associate Partner

Alexis Gazzo

France Climate Change and Sustainability Services Leader

Anne Herbein

Directrice - Associée

Bertrand Justamente

Manager Real Estate Western Europe Maghreb

Marc Lhermitte

Global Lead - FDI & Attractiveness Center of Excellence

Jean-François Nadaud

Associé (Transaction advisory services)

Quentin Nam

Manager, développement économique, développement urbain et territorial

Alain Perroux

Managing Partner Western Europe and Maghreb - Member EMEIA Executive Committee

Emmanuel Picard

Partner Transaction Support Middle Market

Vincent Raufast

Senior Manager EY International Location Advisory Services

Fabrice Reynaud

Associate Partner - Responsable immobilier social

Christophe Saillant

Directeur associé

Jean-Baptiste Schoutteten

Associé - Expert du département Real Estate

Franck Sebag

Associé, Assurance - Fast Growing Companies Leader, Western Europe

Jean-Roch Varon

Partner - Responsable de l’activité audit et conseil comptable pour la France et pour la région Europe de l’Ouest

Clément Visbecq

Consultant senior, développement économique et attractivité des territoires

Hakima Wahibi

Senior Consultant, Sustainable Buildings and Energy Efficiency


"A slow start to the year, but we're already catching up"

Business Immo: How would you sum up the first half of 2023? Éric Siesse: Yes, we had a slow start to the year, but we (...)


Who is the next tenant of the Hekla Tower?

Beware of sleeping water. Contrary to the numerous press articles published in recent weeks that report the "emptiness", the "existential crisis" or the "desertion" (...)


Only half of real estate executives are optimistic about the economic outlook in 2023 (EY/Palladio Foundation)

A few days before the Mipim (14 to 17 March, in Cannes), EY and the Palladio Foundation, through the 7th edition of the "Panorama (...)


Mazars to leave La Défense

After EY*, another company is preparing to leave the Paris La Défense business district. According to several concordant sources, Mazars will soon hand over (...)


EY will soon move from La Défense to Avenue Hoche

EY, whose lease on more than 44,000 sqm in the First Tower expires at the end of 2025, is preparing to turn the page (...)


Credit Suisse, Redblue and CF Invest acquire Paris 2nd's 12 rue de la Paix

Redblue, CF Invest, an investment company of ClubFunding Group, and a real estate fund managed by Credit Suisse have just acquired the building at (...)


A wind of optimism blows in the real estate industry (EY/Palladio/Business Immo)

At a time when industry is regaining favour with political decision-makers, the real estate and urban sector can claim to be the leading industrial (...)


BNP Paribas Reim and CDC Investissement Immobilier acquire Brussels' 16,000 sqm Tweed building

BNP Paribas REIM Belgium, on behalf of Next Estate Income Fund III (NEIF III), and CDC Investissement Immobilier, on behalf of Caisse des Dépôts, (...)


AM Alpha aquires Moxy By Marriott Hotel in Lille

Munich-based family office AM alpha has completed the acquisition of the newly opened hotel “Moxy by Marriott” in the center of Lille. Located on (...)


German AM Alpha buys Paris 2nd's 20 rue de la Banque

Munich-based family office AM Alpha is acquiring a 1,500 sqm luxury office building at 20 rue de la Banque, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, (...)


Lille asserts its ambitions on a European scale

The most recent edition of the 2021 Attractiveness Barometer, a survey conducted by EY among 200 foreign-owned company directors, counted 100 foreign investor projects (...)


France's real estate managers resume their hiring intentions - EY, Palladio, BI

Decision-makers in the real estate and city industry are in good spirits again. And they are showing it in their recruitment intentions with no (...)


With 985 projects announced, France remains the most attractive country for investors in Europe - EY

In 2020, France retained its position as the leading European destination for foreign direct investment, according to the latest attractiveness barometer published by EY. (...)


Batipart buys Paris 13th's 28-34 rue du Château-des-Rentiers from Sweden's EQT

Batipart, alongside partners (ACM, Covéa and BNP Paribas Cardif), has acquired a 15,400 sqm office building located at 28-34 rue du Château-des-Rentiers, in the 13th arrondissement of (...)


Amundi confirms the acquisition of the Curve building near Paris

French real estate investment manager Amundi Immobilier has confirmed the acquisition, announced last March by Business Immo, of the Curve building in Saint-Denis on behalf (...)


The future of work will depend on flexible and quality office space – ULI/EY

Looking at the impact of the Future of Work on real estate and cities over the next three to five years, a report from (...)


Lyon poised to become one of Europe’s reference cities – JLL/EY

One of the top ten European regions for Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs), Lyon’s commercial real estate markets continue to grow and break records year (...)


The City remains the world's leading business district, La Défense confirms attractiveness - EY/ULI

Despite the disruptions caused by Brexit, the City in London remains the world’s leading business district, according to the Global Business Districts Attractiveness Barometer 2020 (...)


AEW buys Paris 17th office complex for RVK mandate’s first acquisition

Paris-based manager AEW has acquired from Hamburg-based Hansainvest Real Assets a 3,470 sqm office building in the Paris CBD on behalf of German pension (...)


Ivanhoe Cambridge acquires French logistics portfolio Hub&Flow

Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate unit of Québec pension fund CDPQ, has acquired a 430,000 sqm logistics portfolio and the "Hub&Flow" brand from The Carlyle Group following (...)


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, (...)


Invesco takes 2019 Paris investment over €1bn with high-street trophy retail

US-based Invesco Real Estate has purchased a 860 sqm high-street retail trophy asset in Paris, bringing its investment in the French capital this year (...)


Allianz Real Estate acquires first tranche of €80m Italian logistics portfolio

Allianz Real Estate has completed the purchase of two logistics warehouses in northern Italy in an off-market deal for €33.6m, the first tranche of (...)


Invesco extends euro spending spree with €160m forward hotel buys in Italy

Global manager Invesco Real Estate, which at the end of June announced nearly €1bn in capital deployment in Europe, has signed two forward hotel (...)


US-based Hines adds 117,000 sqm Netherlands business park/office space

US-based Hines has acquired the ABC Westland business park in the Netherlands, 13 buildings encompassing 117,000 sqm of logistics warehouse and commercial office space. No (...)


KPMG in new property consulting push in Germany with One Real Estate

With its new One Real Estate initiative in Germany, global audit giant KPMG is combining its in-place expertise, specifically in audit, and its wide (...)


European investors are going to beds

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


Retail vs logistics: a battle for supremacy?

In the age of e-commerce, a €550bn industry across Europe according to Colliers, many see a clear conflict between retail and logistics. In this (...)


Investors still favour offices above all else

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


Reshuffling the investment pack in Europe’s Big Three

UK, on the ropes but not out yet The United Kingdom was on the ropes in 2018 but still managed to hold on to its title (...)


France's Simi 2018 trade fair marks dawn of a new era

A few hours after the clapper board sounded the end of the 2018 edition of Simi, the French real estate community's annual trade fair, (...)


Hamburg's redos acquires German Olymp retail park portfolio

Hamburg fund manager Redos has acquired the Olymp portfolio of 11 retail parks and hybrid centres in Germany for a special fund set up with Union Investment. (...)


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 (...)


Austria's CA Immo in €68m Prague office buy, 2nd in 2018 from Skanska

Austria's listed CA Immobilien has acquired the Visionary office building in Czech capital Prague for a gross price of €68m from Sweden-based Skanska which developed the asset. It (...)


JP Morgan, LGT's German office buy from Munich's publity said at €230m

JP Morgan Asset Management and Liechtenstein-owned LGT Capital Invest have acquired four German office buildings from struggling Munich-based listed group publity for a price reported (...)


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

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


EY’s Attractiveness Program Africa : Connectivity redefined

Low growth was largely driven by external factors, particularly oil prices, which meant two of the largest three economies in Sub-Saharan African (SSA), i.e. (...)


Renewable energy country attractiveness index - Batteries: leading the charge

Battery storage is set to jump-start the clean energy transition while at the same time disrupting the traditional utility business model. In a series of (...)


Power transactions and trends 2015 review and 2016 outlook

Much of the boost in Q4’s deal activity was due to an increase in the volume of clean energy acquisitions by strategic buyers. Renewable (...)

Health / Senior

Ripe for investment: the Indonesian health care industry post introduction of universal health coverage

Many of us take access to reliable health care for granted, with the World Health Organization (WHO) calling it “a basic human right.” Yet (...)

Health / Senior

Health reimagined : Making sense of a world in motion

Health care — which already accounts for 10% of global GDP — is embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime transformation. Health systems and players are under (...)

Health / Senior

Putting the patient first : Hospital renovations as an opportunity

The best possible outcome-to-cost ratios are the core concern of value-centered health policies, as pursued and already partially implemented in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and (...)


Adapting and evolving - Global venture capital insights and trends 2014

2013 was a solid year for the global VC industry. Reversing the decline seen in 2012, investment levels rose 2% to US$48.5b This somewhat (...)


Risk management for asset management

EY’s risk management for asset management 2013 survey offers a revealing insight into the unique set of challenges currently confronting our industry’s risk management (...)


Private equity roundup China

Over the last decade, China has undergone one of the most remarkable transformations in modern history. Built on the strength of high demand for (...)


Housing the Growing Population - Jeddah Economic Forum 2013 : post forum report

Housing the Growing Population, the theme of the 2013 Jeddah Economic Forum, encapsulates two powerful trends reshaping Middle East and North African (MENA) cities (...)


Basel III’s implications for commercial real estate

 After a lengthy comment period, the federal banking agencies released the US Basel III final rule on July 2, 2013. These rules revise regulatory (...)


At the crossroads - Real estate nonperforming loan investor survey

In 2009, the first year of Ernst & Young’s survey of investors in commercial real estate NPLs (commonly  defined as 90+ days past due (...)