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Housing 12/10/2018

Vonovia confirms 10% stake in CDC Habitat's SNCF resi portfolio buy

Germany's giant listed housing group Vonovia, responding to a BIE report, has confirmed it has a 10% stake in the consortium led by CDC (...)

Hospitality 13/06/2018

Jinjiang's Louvre Hotels in CEE focuses on Warsaw, Belt & Road cities

Paris-based Louvre Hotels, owned since 2015 by China's Jinjiang group, should soon double its Poland assets to 40, says a top executive. Its eastern Europe (...)

Housing 20/03/2018

French housing reforms to free up to €35bn in private rental units - Rigny

In a wide-ranging interview with Business Immo Europe at Mipim, Rigny explained the opportunity opened by changes in regulations introduced by President Emmanuel Macron. While these aim mainly at reforming (...)

Health / Senior 16/03/2018

MIPIM BLOG Day 3: The Awards – for the ‘creative art’ of real estate in Europe

Live from MIPIM (Cannes) - Day Three-Thursday: Despite the driving rain in Cannes, even more evidence that the scope of European opportunities is widening, yes, and (...)

Finance 07/03/2018

Deal speed, returns helped win China's CITIC unit CLSA - Avignon's Flaton

Speed of execution, ability to close core-plus and value-added deals, good returns were the keys for Avignon Capital to win China's CITIC Securities unit CLSA as a client for its (...)

Office 19/02/2018

Azerbaijan sovereign Oil Fund aims to double €2bn real estate assets

The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Caspian Sea nation's sovereign investment fund, intends to nearly double its real estate holdings (...)

Housing 16/02/2018

Finnish housing firm Kojamo confirms evaluation of stock market listing

The chief executive of Finnish rental housing firm Kojamo, which owns over 34,000 residential units worth €4.7bn and is currently controlled by domestic institutions, confirmed (...)

Territories 30/01/2018

Linking Helsinki to Tallinn in a new metropolis, Angry Birds inventor backs Baltic tunnel

By Christmas 2024 you will be able to take a high-speed train under the Baltic Sea from Finnish capital Helsinki to Estonia's Tallinn, then (...)

Listed 29/01/2018

German TLG in spotlight as major shareholders assess new 23% investor

German listed TLG, managing €2.4bn in commercial real estate, is in the spotlight this week after investor Amir Dayan said he potentially controls 23% of (...)

Housing 25/01/2018

Tapping into rising interest in European housing, EFL aims to step up knowledge transfer

With a shortage of housing challenging most nations in Europe, interest in affordable homes and the intersect of social and private sectors is growing (...)

Housing 22/01/2018

German housing developer Instone confirms IPO; said likely in first quarter

German residential property developer Instone Real Estate, formed last year by the Jersey-based ActivumSG, has confirmed that it intends to list its shares on (...)

Listed 17/01/2018

German residential developer Instone to favour IPO in first half - BIE sources

German residential property developer Instone, formed last year by the Jersey-based ActivumSG from two subsidiaries, is likely to favour a stock market flotation this (...)

Office 17/01/2018

Finland's €10bn RE investment record in 2017 unlikely to be repeated - KTI

Real estate investment in Finland soared in 2017 to €10.2bn, beating by 38% the prior record set in 2016, according to research group KTI. (...)