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Office

"Prime yields on offices in Paris CBD have reached a floor"

Live from Simi (Paris) –Prime yields on Paris central business district office investments have reached a floor, say Carine Dassé, vice-president of MSCI Real (...)

Logistics

French logistics REIT Argan to repeat double-digit growth in 2018

Paris-based warehouse REIT/SIIC Argan has experienced spectacular development since foundation in 2000 - and 2018, reaching €1.4bn under management by year-end, will be no different. In an (...)

Finance

French Amundi errs on the side of caution in real estate

Appearances can be deceiving. While Amundi Immobilier, real estate arm of global insurance group Amundi, appears to have been absent from the investment market (...)

Office

"France is finally perceived as modern"

Business Immo : What are your arguments when marketing Greater Paris to foreign real estate investors? Alexandre Missoffe: Greater Paris is a global project that concentrates (...)

Office

France surges ahead on the global stage

Associated for a long time to rigid labor laws and social immobilism that hindered its economy, France elected 39 years old liberal ex-banker Emmanuel Macron, (...)

Office

10 biggest Paris deals in 2018’s first half

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - From the acquisition of Marché Saint-Honoré by CBRE Global Investors to Capital 8 by Invesco Real Estate, Business (...)

Housing

"Why Greystar is expanding into PRS, student homes in France"

Business Immo: Who is Greystar? Hideki Kurata: Greystar is an integrated American-based platform specialising in residential real estate in the broad sense, with particular expertise (...)

Finance

"France is clearly one of HMC’s main target markets"

Business Immo: Who is Harbert Management Corporation? Eric Desautel: Harbert Management Corporation is an independent investment company based in the southern United States. It operates in (...)

Office

"Sofidy went in search of fast growth in the Netherlands and consolidated growth in Germany"

Business Immo: What volume of real-estate assets is managed by Sofidy outside of France? Olivier Loussouarn : Out of the €4.5bn managed by SCPI Immorente (...)

Housing

French REIT/SIIC Gecina forms strategy for resi assets, now worth €3.2bn

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina has devised a value strategy for its residential assets, which, at €3.2bn out of a €20bn portfolio, have become a (...)

Housing

Dutch Kempen Capital aims at alternative real estate opportunities

Business Immo : What is the weight of alternative classes in your real estate holdings? Matthijs Storm : Kempen holds around €2.5bn in real estate assets worldwide. The portion (...)

Office

French Primonial aims at €20bn AUM, halving office exposure - Frapet

The new head of France’s Primonial REIM, one of the country’s biggest private property investment managers, says he aims to grow assets to €20bn in (...)

Housing

New Paris residential price index planned as basis for derivative products

Business Immo : Why did you create a Parisian residential real estate index? Michael Benhamou : Real estate attracts many investors, yet it is one of (...)

Office

French REIT Inea targets €1bn in green office assets by 2021

French REIT Foncière Inea aims to grow assets to €1bn by end 2021 from under €700m now, focusing especially on sustainable 'green' office space in the (...)

Office

Europa Capital adds Paris office for €500m core long-income fund

London-based investment manager Europa Capital has acquired the Imagine office building in Paris for its core long-income fund which targets €500m fully deployed by (...)

Office

French REIT Inea targets €1bn in green office assets by 2021

French REIT Foncière Inea aims to grow assets to €1bn by end 2021 from under €700m now, focusing especially on sustainable 'green' office space in the (...)

Office

China's Fosun to grow Paref in Paris, Europe, even as Beijing pressure intensifies

Just two months after acquisitive Chinese group Fosun took control, French real estate manager Paref is making ambitious plans to expand in Paris and other European (...)