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Finance 11/12/2018

J.P. Morgan closes 4th European opportunistic fund with $5.3bn capacity

Investment bank J.P. Morgan has closed a new European opportunistic property fund at $1.3bn in commitments, investment capacity of $5.3bn, targeting office, retail, industrial and (...)

Finance 23/11/2018

Even if yields rise, over half of Europe's RE markets remain attractive - AEW

Despite expectations that bond yield normalisation will raise property yields in the next five years, investment manager AEW says that over half the markets assessed for (...)

Office 19/11/2018

European real estate continues to shine despite macroeconomic risks - RICS

Europe continued to show strongest momentum of all global real estate markets in third quarter, with German cities, Netherlands, Portugal and some central Europe (...)

Office 06/11/2018

European office rents growing at 6%yy in third quarter - JLL clock

European office rents, rising at 6.0%yy in third quarter, continued to outperform the 10-year average, according to JLL's office rental clock. They rose by (...)

Finance 05/11/2018

Hunt for secure income drives Euro investment - ULI/PwC Emerging Trends 2019

The hunt for secure long-term income is driving European real estate investment as the industry seeks hedges against interest rate rises and the uncertain (...)

Finance 05/11/2018

Lisbon jumps to top spot as industry seeks late-cycle plays - Emerging Trends 2019

Portuguese capital Lisbon has jumped 10 places to the top spot in city rankings included in the ULI Europe/PwC Emerging Trends in Real Estate (...)

Office 02/11/2018

Merkel's twilight of gods moment may bring 'German Macron' to power

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel steps back from power, the twilight of the gods has begun. But while it will sweep away many of (...)

Office 19/10/2018

Milan office in huge demand as occupier needs change fast

Supply of modern Grade A office real estate in Italy's business centre Milan is tighter than ever, but tracking shifting occupier needs is the (...)

Territories 09/10/2018

"La Défense is THE premier business district of Paris"

Business Immo: What makes La Défense different from other French business districts? Marie-Célie Guillaume: La Défense is THE premier business district of Paris. It is (...)

Territories 08/10/2018

"France is finally perceived as modern"

Business Immo : What are your arguments when marketing Greater Paris to foreign real estate investors? Alexandre Missoffe: Greater Paris is a global project that concentrates (...)

Office 08/10/2018

France surges ahead on the global stage

Associated for a long time to rigid labor laws and social immobilism that hindered its economy, France elected 39 years old liberal ex-banker Emmanuel Macron, (...)

Office 24/09/2018

More Frankfurt office towers needed to match rising demand - Colliers

Office occupiers in Frankfurt are increasingly focusing on skyscrapers, making them popular investment assets and depressing vacancies to 3.7%, says adviser Colliers. Also due (...)

Office 11/09/2018

European Banking Authority signs on Paris La Défense Europlaza as new HQ

Two years after the UK's Brexit vote which sparked a decision last November to move the European Banking Authority to Paris, the agency has (...)

Finance 04/09/2018

Terminating Euro property funds to sell €21bn in next 10 yrs - INREV

A total of 92 European closed end real estate funds are set to terminate over the next 10 years, releasing a potential €20.9bn of (...)

Finance 02/08/2018

France’s appeal resurges as Grand Paris creates value for all - BNPP RE

The resurgence of France’s appeal in 2017 and early 2018 has been spectacular, and contributes to its international influence, says adviser BNP Paribas Real (...)

Finance 24/07/2018

Euro real estate fundamentals robust but correlated global growth ending - LaSalle

European real estate fundamentals remain robust even if growth has slowed, says LaSalle Investment Management. But with looming trade wars, geo-political tensions and differential (...)

Housing 20/07/2018

British still No.1 buyers of French homes but lead is narrowing - BNPP RE

Non-resident foreign buyers of French housing rose last year by 2% while total investment was almost stable at €5.29bn, says BNP Paribas Real Estate. (...)

Finance 22/05/2018

European 2017 real estate fund returns surge to 9.40% - INREV

Returns in European real estate funds surged last year to 9.40%, totalling all returns, from 5.99% in 2016, according to the non-listed property fund (...)

Finance 12/04/2018

Rise of China, America's reaction is biggest geo-political risk - Fischer

The most dangerous geo-political risk facing the world is the rise of China and America's reaction to it, former German Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor (...)

Office 10/04/2018

BayernLB's Real I.S., with €1.5bn equity to invest, sees no disruptive rate rise

Real I.S., the real estate closed fund manager of Munich's BayernLB group, remains in cautious buying mode in Europe, with €1.5bn in equity to invest, (...)