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Finance 18/03/2019

No sector for old cowboys

A maturity is entering real estate. Recognition that it is not for old cowboys but a sector where success is tied directly to user (...)

Finance 13/03/2019

Brookfield to take 62% of Oaktree for $4.7bn, creating $475bn alternatives giant

In a deal worth $4.7bn, Canadian investment manager Brookfield is to take a 62% stake in California’s Oaktree Capital, creating a $475bn alternatives giant (...)

Listed 22/02/2019

Paris REIT Cegereal net slides to €33m on valuations, but cash-flow stable

Paris office REIT/SIIC Cegereal posted a sharp drop in net income last year to €33.1m after €62.4m in 2017 mainly due to the high portfolio uplift (...)

Finance 22/02/2019

Real estate investors in 2019 face risks from five main sources - MSCI

Real estate investors in 2019 will need to adjust to rapid changes deriving from five main sources: environmental, governance, geopolitical, transparency and tech-related, says (...)

Finance 11/02/2019

Spanish yields to hold stable after foreign capital surge in 2018 - CBRE

Spanish property yields should remain stable this year, predicts international adviser CBRE, after foreign capital made up €11.8bn of the record €20bn invested in (...)

Finance 06/02/2019

For real estate investors, 2019 may mean adjusting to rapid changes - MSCI

For real estate investors, 2019 may be a year of adjusting to rapid changes from many sources including environmental, social and governance risks, geopolitical (...)

Logistics 05/02/2019

KKR, Round Hill said bidding €170m for Spain's El Corte Inglés logistics

US investment funds KKR and Round Hill Capital are reported to be leading the bid, at up to €170m, for a 500,000 sqm logistics (...)

Office 01/02/2019

Zurich Insurance adds €163m Madrid office from Blackstone/Hispania

Swiss insurer Zurich, in one of its first visible deals in Spain, has paid €163.5m for five office assets in Madrid, part of the (...)

Listed 31/01/2019

TLG shareholder drops EGM request aimed to change supervisory board

The largest shareholder of Berlin's listed TLG, Ouram Holding, has withdrawn a request for an extraordinary shareholder meeting, aimed to make deep changes to the (...)

Office 25/01/2019

KPMG extends, expands lease at The Squaire at Frankfurt Airport

Global financial and audit group KPMG has extended and expanded its lease at the giant Squaire complex at Frankfurt Airport, laying to rest market rumours that (...)

Housing 23/01/2019

Spain facing shortage of 2m homes, needs €300bn to finance them - report

Spain will need another 2m homes over the next 15 years to meet accelerating demand and to build them must attract around €300bn in (...)

Logistics 10/01/2019

Spain's Azora, CBRE said launching €250m last-mile logistics firm

Azora, the Madrid property manager which developed and then sold one of Spain' largest REITs, has launched a firm with CBRE to invest €250m (...)

Logistics 12/12/2018

Spain's Neinver finalises €300m logistics portfolio sale to Blackstone

In Spain's largest logistics deal this year, Madrid-based outlet specialist Neinver has, for around €300m, completed a previously reported sale to Blackstone of 55 (...)

Finance 03/12/2018

Allianz's European debt fund passes €1bn deployed, to open to third party investors

Allianz Real Estate’s pan-European debt fund has surpassed €1bn in deployed capital in its first five months, with deals in UK, Italy, Ireland, Spain (...)

Logistics 28/11/2018

M7, Starwood agree €486m MStar sale price to Blackstone's Onyx

UK-based M7 Real Estate has reached agreement with JV partner Starwood to sell their light industrial and logistics unit MStar Europe for €486m. The buyer is (...)

Retail 26/11/2018

Blackstone said in €290m Spanish mall purchase from Neinver

US wealth management giant Blackstone is reported to be finalising acquisition of 37 logistics centres in Spain for €290m owned by outlet firm Neinver and Colony (...)

Logistics 13/11/2018

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 (...)

Finance 09/11/2018

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 (...)

Housing 06/11/2018

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 (...)

Housing 17/10/2018

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, (...)