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Office 12/02/2020

DTZ Investors REIM buys Aquarel building in Issy-les-Moulineaux

Acting on behalf of an OPPCI fund, DTZ Investors REIM has acquired the Aquarel office building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, from AXA Investment Managers (...)

Office 10/01/2020

Paris-La Défense : AXA IM-RA sells 30,000 sqm Parallèle building to La Francaise

Paris-based La Francaise has acquired off-plan, on behalf of one of institutional clients, the Parallèle building, a 30,000 sqm office asset located in the (...)

Logistics 23/12/2019

AXA IM-RA acquires 275,000 sqm European logistics portfolio from AEW

Paris-based manager AXA IM-RA has completed the acquisition of a pan-European logistics portfolio of some 275,000 sqm from counterpart AEW on behalf of one (...)

Finance 18/12/2019

AXA IMRA appoints Lavergne as Global AM head, Rauly at head of fund mgt

Paris-based AXA IMRA has appointed Laurent Lavergne as Global Head of Asset Management & Development, naming Timothé Rauly as sole Head of Fund Management. The changes result largely from the (...)

Office 17/12/2019

BlackRock makes first French investment with EFV - Tour Voltaire in La Défense

US wealth management giant BlackRock has made its first investment in France from its Europe Property Fund V raised in summer - the 36,000 (...)

Housing 11/12/2019

Coliving at the forefront of Europe’s housing solutions

In its recently published European Coliving Index, JLL estimates that coliving has grown to 23,160 beds either built or in the development pipeline across (...)

Housing 04/11/2019

AXA-IMRA acquires Oaktree's French student housing group Kley

Paris-based AXA-IMRA has, for an unknown sum, acquired the Kley Group, an operator of student housing across France. Vendor was its founder. California's Oaktree Capital Management. Oaktree said Kley is (...)

Hospitality 09/10/2019

European hotel investment rises 4.3%yy to €16bn, driven by foreign buyers - Savills

European hotel investment remains robust in 2019, reaching nearly €16bn in the year to date, up 4.3%yy, with investor appetite still driven by international (...)

Office 07/10/2019

France's AXA IMRA completes €900m purchase of NorthStar Realty Europe

France's AXA IM - Real Assets has completed its €900m purchase of the entire share capital of NorthStar Realty Europe, which holds €1.1bn of (...)

Hospitality 27/09/2019

US Principal Real Estate sells 11 European city centre hotels for €545m

The US Principal Real Estate group has sold the remaining 11 city centre hotels in Europe from its first German Special Fund to AXA Investment Managers (...)

Hospitality 23/09/2019

France's Gecina, BNP Paribas RE drop bid to build Paris 2024 Olympic village

French REIT/SIIC Gecina and BNP Paribas Real Estate are dropping their joint bid to construct the future athletes' village for the Paris 2024 Olympics. The (...)

Housing 16/09/2019

AXA IM-RA pays €77m to acquire 216-unit Barcelona housing project

Paris-based AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets has acquired a 216-unit residential project in Barcelona, Spain, paying €77m in a forward purchase deal. The site has been (...)

Retail 28/08/2019

French 2Q retail investment falls 24%qq to €550m but household morale seen good

Investment in French retail property fell by 24% between the first and second quarters to €550m, taking total in 1H19 to €1.3bn but household (...)

Retail 29/07/2019

AXA IM-RA purchases stakes in Paris retail-based assets for total €676m

Giant Paris-based asset manager AXA IM-RA has added stakes in two Paris retail-based assets, Italie Deux and Passage du Havre, for a total investment of €676m. The (...)

Hospitality 18/07/2019

Paris-based AXA IM-RA makes 5th Amsterdam hotel acquisition

Paris-based AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets has made its fifth Amsterdam hotel acquisition, purchasing the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Dutch capital's central station. In a (...)

Office 15/07/2019

Germany's KanAm said acquiring state-let Barcelona offices for €100m

Germany's KanAm Grund group has paid around €100m to acquire eight office buildings in Spain's second city Barcelona, all leased to the Catalonian government, local media (...)

Office 04/07/2019

Korean Mirae, French Amundi confirm Paris La Défense Majunga buy

Korea's Mirae Asset Daewoo and France's Amundi Real Estate have confirmed their purchase of the 67,036 sqm Majunga tower in Paris La Défense, advised by Deloitte. Mirae Asset Daewoo (...)

Office 04/07/2019

AXA's $900m NYSE-listed Northstar takeover seeks euro office assets

Paris-based AXA Investment Managers is acquiring NYSE-listed European office investor NorthStar Realty Europe for around $900m, mainly for its assets on behalf of clients. In (...)

Hospitality 02/07/2019

“Covivio has acquired a stake in 32 Accor hotels with significant value creation potential”

Business Immo: What does Covivio Hotels unit represent today? Dominique Ozanne: Today, Covivio's hotel business represents €6bn in assets, representing around 15% of our revenues. This activity (...)

Office 27/06/2019

Invesco wins Frankfurt's Welle office complex, paying seller AXA IMRA €620m

In one of the most eagerly awaited and biggest deals in Germany, US manager Invesco has won the bidding for Frankfurt's Welle office complex, (...)