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  • 2017 : Licence de droit, droit économie, gestion option science politique - Université de Picardie-Jules-Verne UPJV
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  • 10/2018 - ... : Business Immo - Journaliste web


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A first tenant for the High Line building in Montrouge

With a total surface area of 14,000 sqm, the High Line office building will welcome its first tenant in Montrouge this year. According to (...)


WeWork about to leave its French HQ, but not just that...

WeWork is facing major financial difficulties, that's a fact. For several months now, the coworking giant, which is currently the subject of a takeover attempt (...)


Marseille's Les Docks up for sale

According to BI sources, Les Docks, an emblematic building complex in the city of Marseille, has been put up for sale. Located in the heart (...)


An ill-gotten property belonging to the al-Assad family attracts two investors in Lyon

According to our information, two investors have signed a contract with the French government for a property ill-gotten by the al-Assad family, covering around (...)


Former Apicap quartet launches FRstone, a new asset management structure

An experienced quartet, comprising Christophe Motte, Jean de Chassey, Bernard Baret and Charles-Édouard Berouti, set up their own asset management structure last November after (...)


The ambitions of Financière Saint James and a trio in the Paris property market

The partnership was signed last year, in March to be precise, between Financière Saint James and a trio of investors made up of Laurent (...)


The French logistics investment market sees the light at the end of the tunnel

"What is well conceived is clearly stated, and the words to say it come easily". This saying by the French writer Nicolas Boileau easily (...)


CBRE France reorganises its Investment Properties team

According to our information, CBRE France, which has just recruited Frédéric Auguste, has restructured its Investment Properties team in order to respond to new (...)


Frédéric Auguste leaves Gecina to join CBRE France

According to our information, Frédéric Auguste has joined CBRE France after more than nine years with Gecina. Appointed head of the Asset Advisory department, (...)


Falling unit prices and few transactions for Primonial REIM France's SCPIs in Q4 2023

Primonial REIM France recently unveiled the highlights of its SCPIs in recent months. The management company cut the unit prices of two of its (...)


Paris 8th : 24 Hoche soon to be sold by La Française REM

The building opposite the famous Royal Monceau in Paris's 8th arrondissement is set to change ownership. In 2016, La Française REM reconstituted full ownership (...)


A deal to revive the La Défense's capital market?

If the Île-de-France real estate capital market has slumped in 2023 - €7.2bn committed according to Knight Frank (-60% over one year) - what (...)


Real estate industry hit hard by business failures

It is now common knowledge that the property industry, like other sectors, is navigating in troubled waters under the combined effect of several factors (...)


Is the wave of distressed sales approaching ?

Tick-tock, tick-tock... The clock is ticking and distressed asset sales are becoming inevitable, according to some property specialists who prefer to speak off the (...)


“We want to make our assets the shopping centers of tomorrow”

Business Immo : What are the activities of the SCC ? Florent Vallon : The SCC was a pioneer in the development of shopping (...)


Champs-Élysées : luxury, records and envy

By the summer of 2022, the 150 Champs-Élysées building had already made headlines for a €650m deal. It was acquired from Groupama Immobilier by (...)


Failing satisfactory bids, Deka Immobilien may not sell Paris 8th's Solstys

As revealed by Business Immo last week, at least €15bn of transactions will have been presented to the market in 2023 before being withdrawn (...)


The flexible office market continues to growth in France

Mehdi Dziri is adamant: "In today's difficult economic climate, the flexible office market is doing very well indeed." The facts prove him right, as (...)


The sale of one office building leads to another in the 13th arrondissement

In the 13th arrondissement of Paris, Amundi sold the Parc Avenue office building at 82-90 avenue de France at the end of October. The (...)


Tesla chooses the UX building in Saint-Ouen for its new French headquarters

According to Le Parisien, Tesla will be moving its French headquarters to the UX building at 150 boulevard Victor-Hugo in Saint-Ouen, France, in December, (...)


French government to buy office space at bargain prices in Saint-Denis

According to our information, French government is on the verge of a very good deal in Saint-Denis. In recent weeks, it has signed a (...)


In France, the WeWork "crash" raises more questions than answers

It's the end of a success story that began in New York in 2010, under the impetus of Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey, the (...)


Paris, Val d'Isère, Rome : Experimental Group adds new addresses

Co-founded by Olivier Bon, Pierre-Charles Cros and Romée de Goriainoff, and joined in 2010 by Xavier Padovani, Experimental Group continues to expand worldwide. The (...)


Gecina attracts a CAC40 company in Paris 17th's Mondo

This is undoubtedly one of the rental transactions of the year. Property company Gecina, which unveiled its financial results for Q3 2023, has pre-marketed (...)


A retail park of over 12,000 sqm changes hands in Hauts-de-France

A retail park with a surface area of over 12,000 sqm located in the Hauts-de-France region, more precisely in the commune of Halluin (59), (...)


Portfolio deals are igniting the French logistics investment market

Only €1.5bn has been committed to the French industrial property market since 1 January, a paltry volume compared to that of 2022 (-72%), which (...)


Decline in SCPI inflows: what impact on the investment market?

For some months now, the debate about the state of SCPI funds has been raging among investors. Everyone has their own comments to make, (...)


A luxury giant buys Paris 8th's 56 Montaigne

The chess game between the luxury behemoths intensified over the summer. According to corroborating sources, Kering, which made a name for itself at the (...)


WeWork calls on landlords to renegotiate all its leases

"There is substantial doubt about the company's ability to continue as a going concern." Last month, WeWork had already cast doubt on its future (...)


French luxury brand to strengthen its presence in Neuilly-sur-Seine

According to our sources, a French luxury brand has signed a promise of sale for an office building in Neuilly-sur-Seine. The 3,862 sqm building is (...)


Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield changes its approach in the United States

At the beginning of 2022, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) expressed its intention to accelerate its exit from the United States and refocus solely on Europe by (...)


Flex-O arrives in Paris

Wework may be going through some dark times, but some coworking operators are on the up. For example, Flex-O, a subsidiary of the Courtin (...)


Klépierre raises its net cash flow from recurring operations target by 7 %

Morale is high at Klépierre. The European shopping center owner has just raised its 2023 net current cash flow target to at least €2.40 (...)


Gecina leverages its billion euros to "deliver sustainable outperformance"

Since his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Gecina in April 2022, Beñat Ortega has not spoken to the media, with the exception of (...)


Carmila strengthens its position with the acquisition of Galimmo

« This is a major step for Carmila and the continuation of its partnership with Carrefour. » These are the words of Marie Cheval, (...)


Real estate players shaking on the financing wall

No one will be spared. Difficulties in accessing financing are reshuffling the cards in the real estate sector. Developers in particular are facing a (...)


"Our property strategy is compatible with the Casino Group's restructuring plans"

Business Immo: Casino has just signed an agreement to equip all its shops with electric recharging points. What are the details of this agreement? Stéphanie (...)


What's behind Gecina's sale of 101 Champs-Élysées?

Shortly before 7pm on Tuesday evening, Gecina shook off its torpor in a hitherto ankylosed investment market, awaiting a repricing, by issuing a press (...)


Offices at La Défense, stores... Soremi on all fronts

Soremi, a real estate investment company, has completed two major transactions since the start of 2023. One concerns part of a tower in La (...)


A luxury group leases 10,000 sqm at Paris 2nd's #Cloud.Paris

Located in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, the #Cloud.Paris building will be welcoming a new tenant to almost 10,000 sqm. The owner of this (...)


Mata Capital reveals its ambitions for Marques Avenue

As revealed by Business Immo, Mata Capital recently finalized the acquisition of French outlet specialist Marques Avenue from Alain Salzman. Jean-Baptiste Pracca, Managing Partner (...)


"Our coverage of the French and European hotel market is unique"

Business Immo: How has the French hotel investment market evolved in recent years? Carine Bonnejean: In 2019, the volume of hotel investment in France was (...)


In Nice, a 22,000 sqm portfolio changes ownership

In Nice, a portfolio with a total surface area of 22,000 sqm, comprising 11 tertiary buildings, has just been sold. It was acquired as (...)


Who will buy Versailles' V building for €95m?

Last night, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) issued a press release announcing the sale of a French office building as part of its debt reduction strategy. The (...)


Paris 19th : a film and series production company sets up on rue Gaston-Rébuffat

Cyber Group Studios, a French company producing animated films and television series for children, has taken a lease on 1,300 sqm of office space (...)


A lease of more than 11,000 sqm signed on the Yuma building in Châtillon

Acquired in 2021 from Coffim by a joint venture consisting of Freo France and Anacap Financial Partners, the Yuma office building, located in Châtillon (...)


Sienna Real Estate buys a 12,500 sqm lease on the Aqueduc campus

This is undoubtedly one of the most significant rental transactions of the year. According to our information, Sienna Real Estate, formerly known as L'Etoile (...)


A duo to succeed Nicolas Joly at Casino

Director of M&A projects for the Casino group and president of Casino Immobilier since 2016, Nicolas Joly will soon take the plunge to join (...)


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" (...)


The Grand Opéra building is full in the 9th arrondissement of Paris

Located at the intersection of rue de Halévy and rue Meyerbeer, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, opposite the Palais Garnier, the Grand Opéra (...)

Health / Senior

Perial AM acquires the M&C healthcare portfolio

Perial Asset Management (AM), on behalf of its PF Hospitalité Europe SCPI, acquired in December a portfolio of healthcare assets in Germany, named « (...)


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 (...)


2023, a good vintage for the Bordeaux office market?

In 2023, the Bordeaux office rental market, traditionally a "low supply" market, should post a volume of square meters placed equivalent to last year. (...)


The Toulouse office market wants to build on its good momentum

In view of the results of the year 2022 on the Toulouse office rental market - more than 91,000 sqm placed - the volume of (...)


End of euphoria in Lille's office market

While the Lille office rental market is expected to reach between 250,000 and 300,000 sqm marketed in 2022, Adrien d'Epenoux expects take-up to be in (...)


In Lyon, the office rental market and CRE investment market on opposite trajectories

Laurent Vallas guarantees it : the Lyon office rental market « remains active » and take-up should be within the ten-year average of around 50,000 (...)


The contours of the retail portfolio sold by Swiss Life Asset Managers France

Yesterday, Swiss Life Asset Managers France (Slam France) announced the sale of all the assets of its thematic fund targeting food retail and shopping (...)


What is the outlook for the regional office market ?

If there is one point on which all real estate investors agree at the beginning of this year, it is that the uncertain economic (...)


"2022 has been a very bumpy year but that hasn't stopped Savills IM from being very active"

Business Immo: What has been the trajectory of Savills IM in recent years? Laurent Vouin: When I started in 2015 as Managing Director of Savills (...)


French brokers facing the crisis: how will they manage their workforce?

During November, CoStar News* reported that CBRE, JLL, Cushman & Wakefield, Newmark, Colliers, and Avison Young were all anticipating cost-cutting and cost-reduction measures to (...)


« About 48 % of investors plan to maintain their real estate acquisition volume »

Business Immo : What is the mood of real estate investors in the current economic climate ? Carine Dassé : First of all, it (...)


« The violence of the impact of energy costs will really be felt in January for retailers »

Business Immo : What is your assessment of the year 2022 for Procos ? Emmanuel Le Roch : After two very complicated years due to (...)


Lyon's Monolith seduces a European jewelry leader

Completely renovated, the Monolithe building of about 13,000 sqm is already attracting all eyes and a new tenant in Lyon Confluence. Located at 59 rue (...)


The coworking market continues to grow, the operated office asserts itself a little more

The « rise of the French coworking market », in the words of Mehdi Dziri, should continue over the next 18 months. When interviewed (...)


The French side of the €1.5bn logistics portfolio acquisition by Prologis

€1.585bn, 1.14 million sqm, 128 buildings, six development projects... the figures for the European logistics portfolio acquired last September by Prologis are enough to (...)


Cyber Campus, healthcare portfolio, retail parks : La Française REM's lines up acquisitions in Q3

In the third quarter of 2022, La Française REM was very active in terms of investments via its various SCPIs (Real estate investment trust). (...)


Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield closes sale of northern France shopping centre

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is not losing its way. Still committed to a debt reduction plan, the commercial property group is expected to finalise the sale of the (...)


Paris 16th's the Belles Feuilles building joins the ranks of an institutional investor

After increasing the occupancy rate of the Belles Feuilles building, located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, to 90%, Générale Continentale Investissements (GCI) and (...)


WeWork welcomes a French unicorn HQ at Paris 9th's 18 rue de Navarin

Opened last July, 18 rue de Navarin is to become the Paris headquarters of a French unicorn. WeWork, one of the world's leading providers (...)


Groupama Immobilier is selling the 150 avenue des Champs-Élysées

The deal should make history. According to our information, Groupama Immobilier has sold 150 avenue des Champs-Élysées, in Paris' 8th arrondissement, a property complex (...)


Energy efficiency: Elisabeth Borne sets a course for business leaders

"The time is serious, but it is no longer a time for statements", said the head of government. It is a time for resolute (...)


Paref attracts a European multinational to Levallois-Perret's The Go office building

Last March, the Paref group announced the lease of the entire "The Go" building located at 30 rue Victor Hugo in Levallois-Perret, six months (...)


France Télévisions drastically reduces the size of its real estate portfolio

Forget Roland-Garros. For the past few weeks, it is not the broadcasting of the French tennis tournament (transmitted by Amazon) that has been agitating (...)


"We want to mix uses in our future operations"

Business Immo: Why did Apsys choose a pair to take over the general management of the group? François Agache: Our shareholders chose to promote the (...)


"Altarea's acquisition of Primonial seems to be definitively canceled"

Business Immo: How did you learn that Altarea had given up on acquiring Primonial? Stéphane Vidal: We were supposed to close the deal on Wednesday (...)


Prologis looking to increase its assets by 50% in France over the next three years

A real estate portfolio of 123 warehouses representing 3.13 million sqm, an unprecedented occupancy rate of 98.4%, a 45% increase in staff... All the (...)


CDC's embarrassing new property scheme

One thing leading to another, the new real estate plan of the Caisse des dépôts et consignations (CDC) is taking on the appearance of (...)


CDC's move to Ivry-Sur-Seine put on hold

Last November, CDC's move to Ivry-Sur-Seine was put on hold after acquiring a 50 000 m² property complex in Ivry-sur-Seine from Emerige. The Caisse (...)


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 (...)


"Investors are adopting refocusing strategies"

Business Immo: What is the state of mind of investors as we approach 2022? Carine Dassé: When we conducted this survey at the beginning of (...)


La Défense: URW welcomes Sopra Steria in the Trinity Tower

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) is bending but not breaking. Shaken by the health crisis, the real estate company has embarked on a strategy of debt reduction (...)


The Rebsamen commission is putting several ideas forward to facilitate the transformation of offices into housing

Due to the housing crisis, the Rebsamen commission is considering every possibility to get a sustainable boost of the housing construction in France. In (...)


White Bird and F&A Asset Management launch joint property management structure

White Bird and F&A Asset Management are playing the complementary card with the launch of White Bird Retail, a joint structure dedicated to the (...)


“There is clear growth potential for Mileway in France”

Business Immo: What is your vision of logistics with Mileway? Fabien Fridrici: We are one of the only companies dedicated to the urban logistics niche, (...)


Novaxia Investissement prepares the recovery with two new funds

Novaxia Investissement launches Recovery and Recovery+, two investment funds dedicated to economic recovery and urban transformation. The first has just signed the promise to (...)


Post-lockdown, rents raise fears of bankruptcies among France's SMEs - CPME

According to a survey carried out on 27 May by France’s Confédération des petites et moyennes entreprises (CPME) - Confederation of Small and Medium-Sized (...)


"This name change allows us to simplify our communication by capitalising on the Edmond de Rothschild brand"

Edmond de Rothschild reaffirms its ambitions in real estate by adopting a single brand, Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) for its (...)


Grand Paris Express: "Construction potential of 40m to 45m sqm"

Business Immo: For this second part of your study on the Grand Paris Express, what did you use to quantify its impact on the (...)