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Career 12/01/2023

Kamal Rhazali, General Secretary and General Counsel of Accor's Luxury & Lifestyle Division

Kamal Rhazali, 44, has been appointed Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of Accor's Luxury & Lifestyle division, effective February 1. He will also become (...)

Office 12/12/2022

“The evolution of coworking has become a revolution”

Business Immo Global : You founded the Regus Group, now IWG, in 1989. What trends did you identify in the office market at the (...)

Hospitality 17/11/2022

The Trigano family raises €220m to create a new hotel concept with Philippe Starck

The Trigano family has raised €220m from the French tourism fund Atream, chaired by Pascal Savary, to create a new hotel concept. To create (...)

Hospitality 07/11/2022

Extendam takes over the Novotel Rouen Sud to transform it

Paris-based pan-European hospitality investor Extendam has acquired the premises and business of Novotel Rouen Sud. The 134-room hotel (5,400 sqm), located in the Technopôle (...)

Hospitality 21/10/2022

"There is a potential of at least 1 500 new rooms in Spain for Accor's luxury brands"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Xavier Grange, Senior Vice President Development Southern Europe at Accor. The Paris-based global hospitality group inaugurated this week in Barcelona the first hotel of (...)

Office 29/09/2022

Accor sells its Issy-les-Moulineaux HQ for €465m

The Accor Group has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with the Valesco Group to sell its headquarters, the Sequana Tower, for (...)

Office 30/08/2022

"What better place to set up your office than in a hotel?"

Business Immo: What is the origin of this partnership between Wojo and Kasada?   Olivier Granet: Kasada is currently the most active investor in the hotel (...)

Hospitality 08/07/2022

Extendam acquires two hotels off-market in Spain

Off-market, Extendam has acquired two new hotels in Galicia, in the centre of A Coruña. The fund has acquired a 59-room DoubleTree by Hilton (...)

Territories 23/06/2022

Morland Mixité Capitale is no more, long live La Félicité

Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris (left wing), unveiled the new name of the Morland Mixité Capitale building in the 4th arrondissement on Wednesday evening, (...)

Finance 17/06/2022

Why Europe's hotel industry recovery could be tempered by macroeconomic and geopolitical pressures

BiTV Interviews welcomes Hina Shoeb, Director Retail, Media & Leisure at S&P Global Ratings. In its recently published analysis, S&P Global Ratings states that many European lodging (...)

Hospitality 13/04/2022

"Upscale and luxury are the focus of investor interest".

Business Immo: What are Accor's priorities in Southern Europe? Xavier Grange: We want to focus on higher-end hotels, from top-of-the-range to luxury. The challenge is (...)

Hospitality 22/03/2022

Covivio lets 31 hotels in France to B&B HOTELS

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Covivio has signed a memorandum of understanding, through its subsidiary Covivio Hotels, with B&B Hotels for the takeover and sale-lease of 31 (...)

Hospitality 15/03/2022

Accor plans to open more than 300 new hotels this year

The Accor group plans to open more than 300 new hotels and resorts in 2022, according to information from the specialist press agency Option (...)

Territories 23/09/2021

"The third place is in the process of finding its economic model"

Business Immo: Tell us about your department... Claire Flurin: With more than €1.6bn in assets under management, Keys REIM, the portfolio management company of the (...)

Territories 21/07/2021

Mipim expects 5,000 visitors in September in Cannes

According to our sources, for its September 7 and 8 edition, French real estate fair Mipim will receive no less than 5,000 visitors. A (...)

Office 09/07/2021

International investors back with a bang at Mipim September Edition

With two months to go before the opening of the Mipim September Edition, the teams at RX France (formerly Reed Midem) can be reassured. (...)

Hospitality 20/05/2021

Accor to sponsor a corporate €300m SPAC

Accor has announced its intention, subject to market conditions, to sponsor a Corporate Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), the Accor Acquisition Company (AAC), to (...)

Hospitality 11/05/2021

The Accor group, soon to be a service "platform"?

The world's sixth largest hotel group is banking on flex-office and services. After publishing a halved turnover in the first quarter of 2021, the (...)

Career 03/05/2021

Atream welcomes Damien Buisson as the new Director of Hotel Private Equity

Atream has welcomed Damien Buisson as director of private equity investments in the hotel industry. He will strengthen the management company's tourism department, under the (...)

Hospitality 27/04/2021

"AccorInvest's goal is to complete its transformation"

Business Immo:More than a year has passed since the beginning of the health crisis. What do you take away from this very difficult year (...)