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Grosvenor Group

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Robert Davis

Directeur opérationnel de GFM

Simon Evans

Director Construction, Development Investment Management

Fenella Gentleman

Directrice de la communication

Jonathan Lane

Chairman of the Grosvenor Europe board

Craig McWilliam

Chief Executive Officer, Grosvenor Britain and Ireland

Graham Parry

Group research director

Olivier Piani

Troisième administrateur externe non exécutif du conseil européen

Mark Preston

Group Chief Executive

James Raynor

Executive Director, Grosvenor Britain and Ireland

Jeffrey Weingarten

Directeur de Grosvenor Fund Management (GFM)

Office

"Grosvenor Europe is now focusing on Paris office"

Business Immo: Last year, Grosvenor Europe announced its intention to redirect investments toward Paris’ office market. What is the status of this strategic repositioning? Steve Cowen: Grosvenor has (...)

Finance

UK's Grosvenor doubles 2018 returns to 5.5%, posts third-highest profit

UK-based global property group Grosvenor doubled returns last year to 5.5%, and brought in profit of £131m, its third highest on record. The privately-owned group, founded in (...)

Office

Blackstone eyes €220m selling Spanish REIT office assets separately

US fund giant Blackstone is to sell all five office assets in its Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Corona, reportedly aiming to generate €220m through individual disposals. Local Spanish media say (...)

Office

UK's Grosvenor re-enters Spain office with €80m buy in Madrid

London-based private manager Grosvenor has re-entered Spain's office market after 13 years, reportedly paying €80m for a Madrid asset from US giant Blackstone. Local media say the (...)

Finance

Cycle toppish but new strategies, climate, tech are focus at ULI Europe

The property cycle is at or near the top, most ULI Europe attendees think. But gloom is not rife. Time to adjust strategies, assess wider climate, (...)

Finance

Euro RE unlikely to face sharp downturn but other challenges - ULI conference

The European property industry is unlikely to suffer a sharp downturn despite the late cycle but faces other challenges such as digitisation, and environmental, social and (...)

Retail

Portuguese Sonae, Slovakian Korbačka in €485m Spanish malls buy

Portuguese retail group Sonae Sierra and Slovakian J&T group's Peter Korbačka are reported to have agreed to pay €485m for three Spanish malls developed by Sonae and CBRE Global Investors. The (...)

Retail

UK's Grosvenor sells 20% in Sonae mall specialist for €255m

Britain's private Grosvenor Group is further reducing exposure to retail, selling a 20% stake in Portugal-based mall specialist Sonae Sierra for €255m to its listed Sonae SGPS founder, cutting Grosvenor's (...)

Finance

UK's Aviva launches real assets focus after multi-manager sale to LaSalle

UK-based Aviva Investors, after selling its £6bn real estate multi-manager business to LaSalle IM, is to shift to a real assets focus, bringing direct real estate, infrastructure, structured (...)

Office

Grosvenor shifts French strategy from retail towards office renovations

Grosvenor Europe, part of London's privately-held Grosvenor real estate giant, has shifted its French strategy towards Paris office renovations and reduced its emphasis on retail property, says Steve Cowen, (...)

Housing

Grosvenor Europe rebalancing retail with expansion in housing development

Grosvenor Europe, part of the private London-based Grosvenor group, is pressing further into residential and mixed-use projects to balance out retail holdings, says CEO James Raynor. With real estate (...)

Housing

Population ageing means lower RE returns, falling house prices – INREV conf

The fast rise of the elderly as a component of developed world populations implies a low-return world and real estate returns at 5-6% over the long (...)

Investment

The time to unwind is getting closer

Economic momentum in the global economy remained fairly steady in the first half of 2014, with Grosvenor’s global economic activity indicator continuing to hover at a (...)

Investment

We fear no fear !

The VIX index, also known as the fear gauge, has fallen to its lowest level in seven years. Even if equity markets are not as efficient (...)

Investment

UK economy: in a “Goldilocks” period ?

The global economy is continuing to recover at an uneven pace, with stronger growth in developed economies offsetting a lacklustre performance in the emerging markets. The US (...)

Investment

Healthily unbalanced growth

Our indicators show that growth is falling relative to trend in the US and Asia and rising in Europe. Should we be worried ? The US (...)

Investment

France lagging behind

In February, the euro zone national accounts were released. In 2013, activity in the euro zone was negative : GDP decreased by 0.4% after decreasing by (...)

Investment

Taper tantrums again ?

The recent turmoil in emerging markets (EM) has been ascribed to the wind back of quantitative easing in the US, commonly called tapering. Hot money, it (...)

Investment

A hiccup in global growth

Global growth slackened over the month of December due, surprisingly, to weakness in the US. The press has suggested that the very weak December jobs report (...)