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Diploma(s)
  • 1972 : BA (Hons.) Russian Studies - The University of Manchester
Professionnal career
  • 11/2017 - ... : BUSINESS IMMO - Editor-in-Chief Business Immo Europe
  • 09/2015 - 09/2016 : PROPERTY INVESTOR EUROPE - PAGEANT MEDIA LTD - Editor Emeritus
  • 03/2005 - 08/2015 : PROPERTY INVESTOR EUROPE - Founder, Managing Editor
  • 01/1993 - 08/2002 : EUROZONE ADVISORS - Founder, Chairman
  • 01/1990 - 06/1992 : BANK JULIUS BAER (DEUTSCHLAND) AG - Head of European Research
  • 07/1988 - 12/1989 : REUTERS NEWS AGENCY - Chief Financial Correspondent, France
  • 09/1982 - 07/1988 : REUTERS NEWS AGENCY - Financial Correspondent

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Housing

German all-property prices slow to 7.3% in 3Q18 – Pfandbrief banks

German property price increases slowed in third quarter to 7.3% against 3Q17, decelerating from 8.3%yy in 2Q18 and 8.8% in 1Q18. But the Pfandbrief bank association sees no (...)

Logistics

UK's Marcol seeks more French warehouses after €500m sale to Blackstone

London-based private investment firm Marcol is back in buying mode for industrial assets in France after its portfolio sale in July to giant US fund manager (...)

Hospitality

CBRE GIP, UK's Pygmalion add Spanish hotels for new Euro hospitality JV

CBRE Global Investment Partners and UK opportunistic hospitality manager Pygmalion Capital Advisers have acquired nine 4-Star city hotels in Spain for a joint venture set up (...)

Office

UK's Reuben Brothers said leading bids for Spanish Santander's €3bn HQ

The British-based Reuben Brothers have made the highest offer for Spanish Santander Bank's massive Financial City HQ complex near Madrid worth over €3bn and are on (...)

Office

Spain’s Colonial looks forward to organic growth after busy 2018

Spanish office REIT/SOCIMI Colonial, after a takeover and a readjustment of capital this year, is looking ahead to delivering organic growth with a rise to €500m (...)

Office

US-based KKR sells €100m portfolio of French offices, phone centres

Giant US M&A specialist and asset manager KKR has sold a portfolio of 30 French offices and telephone centres for over €100m to Eternam, a unit (...)

Housing

Five buyers interested in Spanish Sareb's Témpore after €149m transfer

Spain's 'bad bank' Sareb said it has five interested parties in due diligence to buy its residential REIT/SOCIMI Témpore after transferring another 1,769 rental properties to (...)

Finance

Corestate launches €800m opportunity fund, adds €241m portfolio

Germany-focused Corestate Capital has launched an opportunity fund targeting €800m in opportunity assets, and has already acquired a €241m portfolio of seven properties for it. The listed (...)

Retail

South Africa's MAS acquires German Flensburg mall for €62.6m

South Africa's MAS Real Estate has acquired Flensburg Galerie, a 25,540 sqm shopping centre in the northern German city of Flensburg, paying €62.55m to seller Commerzbank. In a release (...)

Retail

BNP Paribas REIM sells €125m Cube French retail portfolio

BNP Paribas REIM, the investment manager of the Paris-based global property adviser, has sold the CUBE portfolio of more than 113,000 sqm of French retail space (...)

Finance

Spain's Azora moves into alternative financing with first €300m fund

Madrid-based real estate manager Azora has created a partnership with Oquendo Capital to promote closed-end alternative finance funds aimed at projects or firms in Spain and (...)

Listed

German TLG, under new mgt, raises 9mth FFO 43%, sees €133m for year

German listed firm TLG, in its first data release since replacing top management, reported first nine month FFO up by 43%yy and by 3.2% per share, (...)

Office

Italy's Generali makes 2nd Warsaw purchase in restored Jabłonowski Palace

Italy's Generali Real Estate, part of the Trieste-based insurance group, has made its second acquisition in Polish capital Warsaw in a few weeks - Senatorska 18, (...)

Finance

AEW expands German platform with acquisition of Hypoport Invest

Real assets manager AEW has acquired Hypoport Invest, a unit of Berlin's listed Hypoport group, adding a German regulated capability to its pan-European investment and asset (...)

Retail

Stockholm's Brunswick in €88m sale of Grocery Stores Sweden to Tre Kronor

Stockholm's Brunswick Real Estate has completed the sale of the retail portfolio Grocery Stores Sweden at a gross asset value of SEK903m (€87.6m) to property firm (...)

Logistics

Swiss Life, BEOS add 32-unit Laetitia German corporate real estate portfolio

Germany's Swiss Life KVG, together with the group’s BEOS unit, has bought the Laetitia portfolio of 32 office, logistics and production assets totaling 538,000 sqm spread (...)

Retail

Corestate closes High Street VII German retail club at €212m invested

For total investment of €212m, Germany-focused Corestate Capital has now closed the High Street VII club deal - 24 retail assets offering 100,000 sqm across 17 (...)

Office

Euro flexible office space to grow by up to 30% p.a. through 2023

Flexible office space in Europe will grow by up to 30% annually through 2023, adding over 7m sqm to take total market size to 10m, and (...)

Retail

Hamburg's Warburg-HIH buys 15,846 sqm historic warehouse for redevelopment

Hamburg manager Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate has acquired Güterhallen, a listed historic warehouse complex of 15,846 sqm in the city for development. No financial details were (...)

Housing

Berlin's Consus buys housing developer SSN for €225m, pays stock for other units

Berlin's Consus Real Estate has acquired residential developer SSN for €225m in cash and also issued stock to purchase other units. This takes total deal valuation (...)

Housing

French home sales at peak 947,000 in October on trailing 12 mths

Home sales in France in the 12 months to end-October reached their highest ever at 947,000, with prices up 0.9% since January, says nationwide broker network (...)

Housing

Sweden's Heimstaden in €151m Danish residential portfolio purchase

Malmö's listed residential group Heimstaden has paid €151m to purchase a portfolio of mainly rental apartments in eight properties in the Danish cities of Copenhagen, Aarhus (...)

Office

European office rents growing at 6%yy in third quarter - JLL clock

European office rents, rising at 6.0%yy in third quarter, continued to outperform the 10-year average, according to JLL's office rental clock. They rose by 2.4%qq, with (...)

Finance

Euro RE investment slowdown offset by 3Q deal flurry, pipeline pickup - RCA

The European real estate investment slowdown deepened over the summer, but concerns over the ageing market cycle were offset in 3Q18 by a flurry of deals, (...)

Housing

Blackstone wins green light in Spain for €1.33bn Testa resi takeover

US investment giant Blackstone has won the green light from the Spanish regulator to take control of listed housing firm Testa, acquiring the stakes of BBVA, (...)

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 (...)

Office

Berlin Hyp in €220m financing for Austrian Signa's office project

Berlin Hyp is providing €220m in financing for the 90 m. office building being developed in Berlin by Austria's Signa group, and says it is the (...)

Finance

Hunt for secure income drives Euro investment - ULI/PwC Emerging Trends 2019

The hunt for secure long-term income is driving European real estate investment as the industry seeks hedges against interest rate rises and the uncertain geopolitical backdrop, (...)

Office

Singapore's Cromwell European REIT wins group support for €390m acquisitions

Australia's Cromwell Property is to subscribe in full to a €224m rights issue by Singapore's Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust to support its €390m purchase (...)

Retail

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. At 141,000 (...)

Finance

Lisbon jumps to top spot as industry seeks late-cycle plays - Emerging Trends 2019

Portuguese capital Lisbon has jumped 10 places to the top spot in city rankings included in the ULI Europe/PwC Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2019 (...)

Finance

Siemens signs with Berlin for €600m Siemensstadt development in Spandau

Giant German industrial group Siemens has signed to invest around €600m to build a second Siemens City in the Spandau region of Berlin -121 years after (...)

Office

Merkel's twilight of gods moment may bring 'German Macron' to power

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel steps back from power, the twilight of the gods has begun. But while it will sweep away many of the old (...)

Finance

Swedish 9mth real estate investment, boosted by residential, rises 9%

Sweden's real estate investment rose by 9%yy in the first nine months of 2018 to SEK110bn (€10.6bn), with residential making up the largest share at 35%, (...)

Finance

French central bank warns falling CRE prices may hit corporates, households

France's central bank, Banque de France, has warned that a fall in commercial real estate prices due to rising interest rates rise could have a significant (...)

Logistics

Tritax EuroBox was buyer of Segro's Belgian assets for €83m

Tritax EuroBox, the UK REIT floated in summer to focus on European warehouses, was the buyer in the sale of four Belgian assets announced by British (...)

Housing

US Greystar enters Austria with €100m tower project buy for student housing

US-based multi-family and student housing specialist Greystar, expanding fast in Europe, has entered Austria, signing a purchase of over €100m for the DC Tower 3 project (...)

Office

Unibail in €190m sale of Warsaw's Skylight, Lumen offices to Globalworth

European shopping centre REIT Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has signed on a €190m sale of the Skylight and Lumen office buildings in Warsaw to Globalworth Poland, a firm controlled (...)

Retail

European mall space growth slows as markets mature, online impacts

Growth in new European shopping centre space has started to slow as mature markets reach the peak required and online shopping continues to make inroads, according (...)

Logistics

Tritax EuroBox signs fourth logistics deal, €82m German asset at 4.8% yield

Tritax EuroBox, a UK-based logistics REIT, has signed its fourth deal in continental Europe, an €81.6m purchase of an asset in Peine, near the German city of Hannover (...)

Housing

French state property reforms may open social housing to external capital

France has announced a wide-ranging reform of state real estate management, potentially transferring up to 100m sqm of space, including social housing, to property firms that (...)

Housing

French housing starts, permits extend slowdown in third quarter

Housing starts and new permits in France extended the slowdown in third quarter begun at the start of the year, with starts off nearly 8%yy and (...)

Logistics

Guernsey's Summit Germany adds €86m multi-service centres

Guernsey-based Summit Germany, an AIM-listed property firm, has signed on an €86m purchase of eight multi-service centres from Fortress Immobilien offering GLA of 58,000 sqm. The properties (...)

Listed

Sweden's Castellum sells 38 assets for €163m to focus its portfolio

One of Sweden's largest listed real estate groups Castellum has sold 38 properties, primarily light industry and retail, for SEK1.7bn (€163m) to domestic peer Sinoma Fastighets (...)

Office

Sweden's Catella helps broker €356m Folksam-Atrium Ljungberg asset swap

Sweden-based adviser and fund manager Catella has helped broker a Stockholm asset swap worth a total €356m between insurance firm Folksam and the listed Atrium Ljungberg. Atrium (...)

Finance

German savings banks, major real estate lenders, consider mega-merger

In a potentially huge upheaval in German banking, the largest state central savings bank, landesbanks - Helaba, NordLB, Deka, LBBW and Berlin Hyp - all major (...)

Retail

Hines adds prestigious Paris Saint-Honoré retail for €100m

US real estate investment giant Hines is to pay just over €100m to acquire a prestigious retail property on rue Saint-Honoré in Paris for its Hines (...)

Listed

Germany's DEMIRE in €150m rights issue to finance €350m pipeline

Germany's DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate, controlled by US wealth manager Apollo and the domestic Wecken family, is raising €150m in a capital increase at 36:17 to fund €350m in targeted acquisitions. The (...)

Hospitality

Burgundy capital Dijon plans campaign to attract Chinese tourists

The city of Dijon in southeastern France aims to become a flagship destination for Chinese tourists traveling between Paris and Geneva, focusing on the gastronomy and famous wines (...)

Housing

French social tenants number 10.7m in 16% of total housing - INSEE

Some 10.7m French people were tenants of social housing in 2016, living in a stock of 4.5m or 16% of all housing in France, according to (...)

Office

Stuttgart's LBBW buys €90m German office portfolio

Stuttgart bank LBBW, which last week announced it will expand in real estate fund management, has signed a €90m purchase of five office properties in its (...)

Office

Germany's Hamborner signs €52m of office projects in Aachen, Bonn

Duisburg-based Hamborner REIT has paid €51.6m for two office project developments comprising 14,400 sqm in Aachen and Bonn, reflecting a gross initial yield of 5.2%. The yield (...)

Office

Tristan pays Starwood €122m for Oslo office complex for fund

London-based investment manager Tristan Capital Partners has, for its CCP5 LL fund, paid about €122m to acquire a Grade A office building in Norwegian capital Oslo (...)

Office

BNP Paribas REIM buys in Paris for Korean investor, sells in Rome for €51m

BNP Paribas REIM has acquired an office building in Paris for a Korean investor just days after selling an asset in Rome for €51m from one (...)

Office

JLL's Victor German office indicator grows at moderate 1.5%qq in 3Q

JLL's proprietary Victor Prime Office Indicator rose 1.5% in the third quarter, continuing its moderate growth in 2018 and undershooting the 2%-mark set in three of (...)

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 (...)

Finance

Paris, Munich closing on London's top spot in LaSalle's E-REGI index

London has retained the top spot in LaSalle Investment Management's E-REGI ranking of European cities by growth prospects in 2018 but Paris comes a close second (...)

Retail

French Klépierre has no acquisition plans, to focus on organic growth - Jestin

Paris-based shopping centre REIT/SIIC Klépierre has no plans for external acquisitions but will focus on organic growth and the best locations going forward, its Chairman Jean-Marc Jestin says. Asked on Bloomberg (...)

Housing

Polish housing boom ends, but price collapse as 10yrs ago unlikely - REAS

Polish nine-month housing sales and supply declined, showing that the recent boom has ended, says residential adviser REAS. But a repeat of the price collapse 10 (...)

Finance

Italy real estate investment falls 25% to €5bn in first 9mths

Real estate investment in Italy fell by a quarter from last year to €5.1bn in the first nine months, according to adviser BNP Paribas Real Estate, (...)

Finance

Europe still offers core, value-add opportunities in specific markets, sectors - Savills

Office, standing stock, developments or refurbishments, continues to offer opportunities for core and value-add real estate investors in Europe, says adviser Savills. In value-add there are (...)

Logistics

European logistics rents may follow investment, building, land price rises

European logistics prices are rising in standing stock, construction and land, and rents are likely to follow, says the CEO of Amsterdam's Frasers Property Europe which, (...)

Listed

Belgium's Shurgard in 2nd fastest EPRA Europe entry after IPO

Belgian REIT Shurgard Self Storage, an affiliate of the NYSE-listed Public Storage, has made the second fastest entry to the EPRA Developed Europe Index after its (...)

Office

Milan office in huge demand as occupier needs change fast

Supply of modern Grade A office real estate in Italy's business centre Milan is tighter than ever, but tracking shifting occupier needs is the major challenge (...)

Office

Canada's OMERS pays €477m for Paris tower from French Groupama

French insurance group Groupama sold for €477m the Window office block in Paris La Défense to Oxford Properties, the real estate manager of Toronto pension fund OMERS. Window is (...)

Listed

French SFL stake increase helps Colonial to first BBB+ S&P rating

Spain's Colonial has become the first Spanish REIT to obtain a BBB+ credit rating from US agency S&P after taking 81% of France's Société Foncière Lyonnaise (...)

Hospitality

Covivio Hotels targets seven Euro cities, profit over 30%, best use

French REIT/SIIC Covivio has pared hotel holdings to 400 and now targets seven European cities, operating profit of over 30% and cooperation with operators to establish (...)

Listed

French Covivio ready to grow France/Italy office, Euro hotels, German resi

French REIT/SIIC Covivio, the renamed Foncière des Régions in the process of simplifying its structure, aims to expand in three focus segments, France/Italy office, European hotels (...)

Housing

Blackstone, Caixa, Sabadell are Spain's largest rental housing landlords

As real estate investment capital continues to pour into Spain, US investment giant Blackstone has become the nation's largest residential landlord with 32,000 homes, followed by (...)

Housing

French parliament approves tax benefits for homeless housing

The French National Assembly parliament has approved amendments to the 2019 budget that provide tax benefits for landlords making accommodation available to the homeless or the (...)

Finance

European property cycle could stretch to 15 or 18 years - Invesco's Rofe

The European real estate cycle could stretch to 15 or 18 years and global capital is still flowing in, slightly favouring the region over the US or Asia, (...)

Office

Tristan's EPISO 4 adds a 12-unit Dutch office portfolio for €118m

The opportunity fund EPISO 4 advised by London-based Tristan Capital Partners has acquired a Dutch office portfolio of 12 assets primarily located in Utrecht and Rotterdam (...)

Housing

In Denormandie France has its first minister for housing. Period.

After the government reshuffle today France has its first minister for housing. Period. Not for urban planning; not also for cohesion or equality of territories. Just (...)

Hospitality

Henderson Park closes €550m Paris Westin buy with CACIB financing

London-based private equity investor Henderson Park has completed the €550m purchase of the Westin Paris-Vendôme hotel in Paris from Singapore sovereign GIC, securing senior financing from (...)

Housing

Berlin manager acquires two mandates, 750 flats worth €90m from Union

Berlin private investment manager Deutsche Asset One has acquired 750 apartments valued at around €90m in two separate account mandates from Union Investment Real Estate. In a (...)

Office

German office take-up, investment strong in first 9mths - BNPP RE

Office take-up held strong in Germany's main cities in the first nine months, and at over 2.86m sqm was only 2.5 % short of the 2017 (...)

Listed

Spain's Colonial acquires Qatar stake in French SFL to raise holding to 81%

Spanish REIT Colonial is raising its stake in France's Société Foncière Lyonnaise by 22pts to 81% by buying Qatar Investment Authority's entire holdings in return for (...)

Office

Unibail to sell Paris Ariane tower for €465m to Singapore's GIC

France's Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the world's largest shopping centre group, is selling the Tour Ariane office tower block in La Défense west of Paris for €464.9m to Singapore (...)

Listed

Spanish REIT Lar to raise 2019 dividend by 67% plus special payout

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Lar España is moving forward with its plan to focus on retail and is to raise its dividend by 67%. It will pay out (...)

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, (...)

Logistics

Calvert leads Gramercy Europe MBO after Blackstone takeover

Led by CEO Alistair Calvert, European industrial sale-leaseback specialist Gramercy Europe has closed a management buyout following Blackstone’s takeover of its US parent Gramercy Property Trust.  The (...)

Finance

Greek REIT Grivalia sees opportunities after decade of turmoil

After a decade of economic and political turmoil in Greece, investment opportunities are now appearing in its real estate, especially in assets coming out in distressed (...)

Office

French GCI repurchases Paris office, says eyes rents over €850 p.a.

French private investor GCI has bought back a 7,500 sqm vacant office block in the Opera CBD of Paris which, senior executives told BIE, it expects (...)

Logistics

UK's Tritax EuroBox adds 2nd warehouse, near Rome for €118m

Tritax EuroBox, a UK logistics REIT focused on continental Europe, has closed its second acquisition, paying €118m for a 158,000 sqm facilty near Rome from Britain's Segro at (...)

Housing

CDC Habitat, Swiss Life confirm group buy of SNCF resi portfolio

Following a BIE report, French CDC Habitat and Swiss Life Asset Managers have confirmed that their group, which includes Germany's Vonovia and two state pension funds, has bought (...)

Housing

Foreign ownership in French housing is no cause for concern

The participation of Germany's Vonovia and Zurich's Swiss Life in the winning bid for French SNCF's housing portfolio is good for Europe, good for France – and may (...)

Housing

Vonovia confirms 10% stake in CDC Habitat's SNCF resi portfolio buy

Germany's giant listed housing group Vonovia, responding to a BIE report, has confirmed it has a 10% stake in the consortium led by CDC Habitat that (...)

Health / Senior

Health, senior care real estate to grow in popularity – French Club panel

Healthcare real estate will rise in popularity with investors as an asset class with good cash-flow amid a growing demand as Europe's population ages, French investors (...)

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 (...)

Listed

Spanish Árima starts IPO as Madrid office REIT aiming at 15%

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Árima, created by former executives of Axiare Patrimonio, has launched its IPO at €300m, saying it aims to be a Madrid office pure-play targeting annual shareholder (...)

Office

Expo Real 2018 closes after 6% rise to record 44,536 visitors

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Munich's Expo Real, the largest real estate trade fair in Europe, ended its annual three-day session Wednesday after a record (...)

Office

Warburg-HIH forward twin office buy in Frankfurt said at €300m

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Hamburg's Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate has, in forward deals, acquired two adjacent Frankfurt office projects with 53,778 sqm for a (...)

Finance

With €60bn AUM Allianz RE diversifies to aim for €100bn

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Allianz Real Estate, now with some €60bn under management, has set a goal of €100bn and aims to reach this by (...)

Housing

France's CDC, backed by Germany's Vonovia, said winner of SNCF housing at €1.4bn

With a near €1.4bn bid, France's CDC Habitat, backed by two state pension funds and Germany's Vonovia, has won the 4,000-unit housing portfolio sold by rail (...)

Logistics

Logistics developer Panattoni plans €1.2bn European ‘City Docks’

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Logistics developer Panattoni Europe is to invest €1.2bn over the next three years in 'City Docks', warehouse solutions in or near major cities, (...)

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 (...)

Finance

Despite low Euro yields, value and returns should continue into 2019 - Colliers

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Despite European real estate yields reaching cyclical lows, value and returns should continue into 2019 due to strong tenant expansion, (...)

Finance

Swiss Life AM reaches €72bn AUM at mid-year, eyes five more funds

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - Swiss Life Asset Managers has added €3bn to its managed real estate in first half to reach €72bn AUM, and (...)

Office

Hyundai-led Korean club buys Lufthansa's former Cologne HQ

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - South Korea's Hyundai AM has acquired the former corporate headquarters of Lufthansa in Cologne for a Korean investor club under the leadership (...)

Housing

Resi share in Euro RE investment up 50%; demand to rise further - Patrizia

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - The share of residential in real estate investment in Europe has risen 50% in the 10 years to nearly every (...)