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Solène André

Directrice des programmes immobiilers

Frédéric Auguste

Responsable Asset Management Bureaux

Pierre-Emmanuel Bandioli

Directeur exécutif résidentiel

Laurent Bataille

Directeur technique

Sébastien Bazin

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Solène André

Directrice des programmes immobiilers

Frédéric Auguste

Responsable Asset Management Bureaux

Pierre-Emmanuel Bandioli

Directeur exécutif résidentiel

Laurent Bataille

Directeur technique

Sébastien Bazin

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Amaury Blaire

Directeur de YouFirst Residence

Gaëlle Bonvillain

Responsable de projet informatique

Agnès Bouquet

Directrice d'actifs immobiliers

Valérie Britay

Directrice générale adjointe en charge du pôle bureaux

Nicolas Broband

Directeur du pilotage stratégique résidentiel

Jérôme Brunel

Président du conseil d'administration

Bernard Carayon


Joël Chatelet

Responsable développement - Sous-directeur

Olivier Dangreaux

Directeur des systèmes d’information et du digital

Laurence Danon

Administratrice indépendante

Carmen De Pablo

Directrice juridique M&A et immobilier

Benoît de Ruffray

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Thomas Degos

Directeur exécutif résidentiel

Baudouin Delaporte

Directeur du développement immobilier asset management

Sabine Desnault

Directrice exécutive R&D, innovation et RSE

Aurélie Deudon

Directrice de Secondesk

Glenn Domingues

Responsable des affaires publiques

Dominique Dudan

Administratrice indépendante

Philippe Dumont

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Nicolas Dutreuil

Directeur général adjoint en charge des finances

Jérôme Engelbrecht

Directeur financement, business plan et corporate finance

Florence Faucheur

Responsable de gestion Grands Ensembles

Anabel Fernandez De La Rosa

Marketing et communications manager - Residential

Sylvain Fortier

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Gabrielle Gauthey


Claude Gendron


Antoine Geoffroy

Directeur R&D et innovation

Emma Glon

Real Estate in-house Lawyer

Christine Harné

Directrice exécutive des ressources humaines - Membre du comité exécutif

Samuel Henry-Diesbach

Directeur de la communication financière

Sabine Hillenmeyer

Directrice innovation

Béatrice Judel

Directrice commerciale du pôle résidentiel

Julien Landfried

Directeur exécutif communication, affaires publiques et marque

Anoko Lawson

Directrice du développement des Ressources Humaines

Antoine Le Treut

Directeur des investissements et arbitrages

Guillaume Le Van

Directeur de portefeuille au sein de la direction résidentiel - Membre du comité de direction

Nicolas Lepigeon

Directeur du contrôle financier, expertise et portfolio management

Sonia Lieutier

Directrice documentation immobilière et veille juridique

Franck Lirzin

Directeur exécutif adjoint

Anne-Claire Maniez

Directrice assurances

Cyril Mescheriakoff

Directeur exécutif des risques et de l’audit Interne

Sylvain Metz

Compliance Officer - Membres du comité de direction

Armelle Miclo

Responsable des relations presse

Elena Minardi

Directrice en charge de la planification stratégique et des partenariats

Franck Morin

Directeur de portefeuille

Julien Nataf

Directeur juridique M&A et immobilier

Joséphine Neuman Leriche

Directrice de la commercialisation

Jacques-Yves Nicol

Administrateur indépendant

Guillaume Poitrinal

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Clara Quinol

Responsable de gestion immobilière

Romane Ravanel

Analyse immobilier de bureaux

Inès Reinmann-Toper

Administratrice indépendante

Solenn Riviere

Chargée d'affaires

Xavier Sanchez

Directeur méthodes, organisations et outils

David Soly

Directeur de la comptabilité groupe, fiscalité et assurances

Virginie Sterling

Chargée de communication financière

Déborah Sturm

Responsable marketing et communication

Carine Vardi

Responsable politique sociale et engagements

Romain Veber

Executive Director - Investments and Developments

Pierre Veltz

Membre du comité d’orientation et de prospective

Frédéric Vern

Secrétaire général, en charge de la direction juridique et du secrétariat du conseil

Arnaud Violette

Directeur commercial, Pôle bureau


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Gecina reassured in its strategic choices

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France still has the lion's share of the finalists at the 2021 Mipim Awards

The finalists of the Mipim Awards 2021 revealed. The 13 members of the jury selected 50 projects from 21 countries for the final of (...)


Gecina and Woodeum join forces to develop 1,000 low-carbon wooden homes in France

To meet the need for rental housing in tense areas, France’s Gecina and Woodeum have signed a partnership agreement to develop 1,000 low-carbon, wood-structured (...)


Gecina wants to transform 100% of its bonds into Green Bonds

Following on from the announcement of CAN0P-2030, its Carbon Net Zero Plan with a target for its operational portfolio to be carbon neutral by (...)


Mipim 2021 to be be held 7 and 8 September

The health crisis has been testing the nerves of event professionals in physics for over a year. As Reed Midem confirmed to Business Immo, (...)


After a year of resilience, Gecina enters a year of transition

"The resilience of our model and the centrality of our portfolio have enabled us to cope with the shock of the health crisis. "This is how (...)


Gecina finalises the sale of five assets for €112m near Paris

Gecina has announced it has completed the sale of five office buildings outside Paris, representing a total of more than 25,000 sqm for nearly (...)


Gecina and Nexity partner to develop 4,000 new housing units in France

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina and French listed real estate company Nexity have announced they have signed a partnership to develop 4,000 new housing units over four years (...)


France wins four Mipim Awards once again

Having been forced to be patient by the Covid-19 epidemic, the winners of the Mipim Awards 2020 were finally chosen during Paris Real Estate (...)


Méka Brunel becomes the first woman president of EPRA

The European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) has announced that Méka Brunel, Managing Director of Gecina, is taking over the presidency of the professional body (...)


New French mayors, Nicolas Sarkozy, Covid-19... Mipim is turning into a political and economic meeting place

In the absence of a Cannes edition this year —that was postponed and then cancelled due to the coronavirus epidemic— Mipim will relocate to (...)


Gecina anticipates 2020 results close to its initial guidance

While some listed real estate companies were heavily impacted by the Covid-19 epidemic, Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina was able to limit the damage in H1 (...)


Gecina gross rental income up 2.4% for 1Q20

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina reported gross rental income €168.1m for 1Q20, up 2.4% on a current basis and 3.7% like-for-like. This performance primarily reflects the impact (...)


French REIT/SIIC Gecina sells 3,900 sqm office building in Boulogne-Billancourt for €36.6m

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised the sale of 54/56 avenue du Général-Leclerc, in Paris’ suburb Boulogne-Billancourt, for €36.6m. The fully occupied 3,900 sqm multi-tenant office (...)


Primonial REIM pays €216m for Le Valmy building near Paris

Paris-based Primonial REIM has acquired from French REIT/SIIC Gecina the Le Valmy office building on behalf of its SCPI  fund Primopierre. The 29,000 sqm 7-floors office asset, (...)


Mipim Awards 2020: France leads the way with eight nominations

The finalists for the Mipim Awards 2020 have been unveiled and France comes first with eight projects presented in Cannes, compared to five from (...)


French Gecina to spin off €3bn residential to allow unit to open capital

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina is to spin off of its 6,000-unit residential portfolio worth €3bn to allow, at the appropriate moment, this subsidiary to (...)


French Gecina finalises €181m hotel sale with Angelo Gordon, EQ Group

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised the sale of a French hotel portfolio to Angelo Gordon and the EQ Group, based on a valuation of (...)


French Gecina raises 'green' loans to €910m, 20% of total bank debt

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised three new 'green' loan agreements with BNP Paribas, Natixis and Société Générale for €660m, taking such financing to €910m (...)


Meka Brunel: Guiding France's Gecina in a world of real estate undergoing huge transformation

Of course, the half-yearly results of French Gecina are good, very good, says CEO Meka Brunel; this, in a world of real estate going through a singular (...)


Former Norwegian sovereign fund executive Veber joins French REIT Gecina

Giant French REIT Gecina has appointed former Norwegian sovereign fund manager Romain Veber to a leading post in investment and development. Starting on 1 November, Veber will become a (...)


Fifth Wall opens up to Europe with $503m PropTech focused Fund II

Fifth Wall, a PropTech focused American venture capital firm, announced today the close of its second real estate technology fund, a $503m vehicle with (...)


Sweden's Castellum joins pan-European REIT innovation, CSR think tank

Swedish listed Castellum has joined the sustainability and innovation think tank created in 2017 by alstria, COIMA RES, Colonial, Gecina, Great Portland Estates and (...)


French Gecina sells hotel portfolio to Angelo Gordon for €181m

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina is selling its entire hotel portfolio comprising five assets to US-based manager Angelo Gordon at a valuation of €181m. The portfolio, acquired as (...)


Paris REIT Gecina places 15yr €500m bond issue at 1.625% to buy back notes

Paris office and housing REIT Gecina has placed a €500m bond issue with a 15-year maturity at 1.625% and launched a tender offer on (...)


Hamburg student housing developer, Moscow project among 2019 MIPIM award winners

A Hamburg student housing firm working with wood, a Moscow concert park project, France's Altarea Cogedim, and Frankfurt's old town redevelopment were among MIPIM (...)


Offices still preferred working space despite tech - European REITs

Technology may allow workers to operate anywhere, but more than ever physical offices are the working environments of choice, says a new report by (...)


Gecina strengthens Paris focus, closing €525m regional office disposal

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has strengthened its focus on the Paris region with the closing of the €525m sale of regional office buildings, part of a number (...)


French Gecina closes €266m sale of Lyon offices to Primonial REIM

Paris office and residential REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised a €266m sale of nine office buildings in Lyon to investment manager Primonial REIM. The sale, which follows a preliminary agreement (...)


Co-working here to stay but unlikely to dominate office lettings - EPRA

Co-working space offered by firms such as WeWork should be included in office investor strategies and while it is unlikely to dominate letting demand it serves (...)


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 (...)


French Gecina 1H net up 51%yy at €230m, expects 8% shr rise for full year

Paris office REIT/SIIC Gecina now expects recurrent net income growth of over 8% per share for 2018 after it boosted the total by 51%yy (...)


Paris Gecina signs €775m office sales to help cut LTV below 40%

Paris office REIT/SIIC Gecina has signed €775m in sales pledges for buildings outside Paris acquired in the takeover of Eurosic which, once closed by year end, (...)

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MIPIM BLOG Day 3: The Awards – for the ‘creative art’ of real estate in Europe

Live from MIPIM (Cannes) - Day Three-Thursday: Despite the driving rain in Cannes, even more evidence that the scope of European opportunities is widening, yes, and (...)


Canada’s Ivanhoé Cambridge cuts stake in French Gecina to 15.4%

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Quebec-based pension fund manager CDPQ, has trimmed its holding in French office REIT/SIIC Gecina by 4.28% via a (...)


French Gecina raises 2017 net by 4.6%, NAV by 19%; says Michel is stepping down

French office REIT/SIIC Gecina raised net income by 4.6% in 2017, adding nearly 19% to net asset value to take it to €152.9 per (...)


Eyeing European REITs, US Seeking Alpha adviser picks Gecina, Paris office as winners

Never before have I seen a private US stock-picking adviser venture into listed European real estate, but US retail investors are looking around the (...)


Six European office REITs form sustainability and innovation thinktank

Even if real estate is local, clients' technical and environmental needs are the same across Europe, says Meka Brunel, CEO of French SIIC Gecina and one of (...)


Gold in Spanish resort hotels (2): Blackstone, Ruggieri move in

In the rush to tap into the booming Spanish tourism hotel business, US wealth manager Blackstone and France’s Ruggieri family are hot on the (...)