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Finance 20/09/2019

Seven European cities, led by London, in JLL's top list for global competitiveness

With London leading and Paris in third place, seven European cities feature in adviser JLL's new study of global competitiveness. Berlin and Munich have (...)

Finance 29/08/2019

Brexit sparks 31% fall in 1H UK RE investment; Euro volumes down 15%

Escalating concerns over the economic impact of Brexit drove UK property investments down 31%yy in the first half to €23.4bn, while European volumes in (...)

Finance 27/08/2019

European real estate said facing falling yields, rising rents as interest rates stay low

European real estate faces an environment of falling acquisition yields and rising rents in the coming months as official interest rates remain low, says (...)

Finance 27/06/2019

Insurers' property quotas hit historic high 10.3%; most will seek more - EY study

A new study by EY Real Estate shows that insurers' real estate quota has hit a historic high at 10.3% and that three-quarters of (...)

Finance 19/06/2019

Global RE outlook positive as rate environment supports yielding assets - Invesco

The global real estate outlook remains positive as a 'lower-for-longer' rate environment supports yielding assets and extends the opportunity for value-add and manage-to-core strategies, (...)

Retail 05/06/2019

Investors don’t count retail out just yet

“There is usually a time lag of 1-2 years between what happens in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe”, according to Darren Yates, (...)

Finance 15/05/2019

Making Greater Paris the first region in Europe for foreign investment

Business Immo: You are the principal contact point for foreign investors potentially interested in Greater Paris. What are your main arguments to convince them? Frank Margain: (...)

Finance 18/04/2019

New actors on the European stage

“When it comes to equity, European real estate is like a busy nightclub – as soon as one group leaves, another seems to be (...)

Finance 04/04/2019

INREV attendees see W. Europe as best €1bn investment, UK in the long run

With €1bn to invest over 10 years, 36% of attendees at the INREV conference voted western Europe as the best target region. Britain was (...)

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 14/03/2019

Investors still favour offices above all else

With €29.7bn spent on offices last year, a 24% jump from 2017, Germany established itself as the biggest office market in Europe, a surge (...)

Finance 14/03/2019

Reshuffling the investment pack in Europe’s Big Three

UK, on the ropes but not out yet The United Kingdom was on the ropes in 2018 but still managed to hold on to its title (...)

Office 27/02/2019

Office, industrial in Germany to deliver more capital value, rent growth - RICS

Office and industrial property in Germany is expected to deliver further capital value and rental growth over the coming year, says the RICS Global (...)

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 20/02/2019

France’s SCPIs set out to conquer Europe

French SCPI real estate funds (société civile de placement immobilier), mainly designed for private savers, have invested €7.1bn outside the nation in the last (...)

Finance 19/02/2019

German real estate in good shape even if economy is slowing - Quo Vadis conference

Even if the German economy is slowing, its real estate is in good shape and any rise in ECB interest rates will be postponed (...)

Listed 18/02/2019

Dutch Vastned 2018 direct result slips to €40m, cautious on 2019

Dutch listed retail firm Vastned reported a slight drop in its direct result from operations to €40.4m in 2018 after selling nearly €71m in (...)

Finance 06/02/2019

UK must take no-deal Brexit off table, Lord Turner tells ULI conference

Business leaders are adamant that the British government has to take a no-deal Brexit off the table, Adair Turner, a member of the UK (...)

Finance 04/02/2019

European 2018 real estate investment down 15% to €278bn but still near peak - RCA

Geopolitical concerns weighed on European real estate investment in 2018, with transactions down 15% from a strong 2017 to €277.7bn, albeit still close to (...)

Finance 31/01/2019

As Brexit nears, more UK RE funds seek German, Luxembourg partners

With a no-deal Brexit becoming increasingly likely, more and more British property fund managers are seeking cooperation with German or Luxembourg providers to tap (...)