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Hospitality 11/12/2019

Innovative hotel styles, combining co-working, grows in popularity in Europe

Innovative styles of hotels are growing in popularity in Europe, with customers expecting accommodation plus co-working and other services linked by digital platforms, says (...)

Housing 26/11/2019

Catella, Elithis kick off €2bn Euro energy-positive resi towers program

Catella Residential IM, part of Sweden's listed Catella, together with French group Elithis, is starting a €2bn program to develop 100 energy-positive residential towers (...)

Housing 08/10/2019

Euro monetary easing brings capital surge into housing; more is coming- Catella

Monetary easing in Europe has driven a surge of capital into housing, lowering yields, says adviser Catella, and more is coming through this year, (...)

Housing 16/09/2019

Catella launches 2nd European student housing fund with €100m commitments

Swedish group Catella, via its Berlin-based Catella Residential Investment Management has launched is second student housing fund with some €100m in capital commitments at (...)

Hospitality 11/09/2019

Sweden's Catella launches Catella Hospitality Europe with three Algonquin executives

The Swedish Catella group, in partnership with three former Algonquin executives, is launching Catella Hospitality Europe, a specialised division to address the hotels' sector. The (...)

Housing 05/09/2019

Catella raises €90m for Euro residential fund to diversify into new segments

The Sweden-based Catella group has raised €90m for its Catella European Residential I housing fund, launched in 2007, with the aim of diversifying into (...)

Office 28/08/2019

Union Investment extends core location focus with €50m Helsinki office buy

Germany's Union Investment, extending its re-focus on core locations and new city development areas, has acquired a 5,700 sqm office asset in Helsinki for (...)

Housing 26/08/2019

AEW acquires two Helsinki apartment blocks for German pension fund

Property investment manager AEW has acquired, for a German pension fund, two modern apartment blocks in Finnish capital Helsinki comprising 87 units and 5,018 (...)

Housing 09/07/2019

Catella Residential enters Finland, acquiring 300 apartments for €80m

The Berlin-based residential manager of Sweden's Catella has entered Finland with its Catella Wohnen Europa fund, buying over 300 apartments nationwide for nearly €80m.  Catella (...)

Housing 01/07/2019

Catella in first close of €1bn European Residential Fund III, adding in Denmark for €42m

Sweden's Catella has made a first close of its European Residential Fund III, launched in March, adding its first asset, a €42m Danish investment, (...)

Housing 05/06/2019

Catella Residential invests €117m across Europe for south German pension fund

Swedish Catella's Berlin residential manager has paid around €117m to acquire almost 300 apartments in three transactions for an individual mandate for a southern (...)

Health / Senior 28/05/2019

Sweden's Catella enters French senior housing in Nice with CMW fund

Sweden-based group Catella has entered French senior housing with its Catella Modernes Wohnen Fund, acquiring a residence in Nice operated by the French Korian Group. Paying €11.5m (...)

Finance 10/05/2019

Nordic investor interest shifts to residential as investment boom continues

Despite a slight fall in international inflows to Nordic real estate last year, there are no signs of waning demand as the focus shifts (...)

Hospitality 15/04/2019

With 4,500 hotels planned in Europe, competition seen intensifying

With tourism stays in Europe up 2.2% to 3.1bn last year, over 4,500 hotels are being built or planned, and competition in urban locations (...)

Housing 25/03/2019

With €3bn invested in housing, new €1bn fund, Catella looks for value in Europe

With €3bn invested in European residential, Sweden's Catella is adjusting its view on value as its nine focus markets shift, especially after launching a (...)

Health / Senior 24/01/2019

Catella acquires €130m French senior-housing portfolio

The Berlin-based residential fund manager of Swedish group Catella has invested €130m in six standing senior housing assets in France. Catella Residential Investment Management said (...)

Office 29/10/2018

Sweden's Catella helps broker €356m Folksam-Atrium Ljungberg asset swap

Sweden-based adviser and fund manager Catella has helped broker a Stockholm asset swap worth a total €356m between insurance firm Folksam and the listed (...)

Housing 24/09/2018

US Greystar launches French student/PRS platform under new MD Kurata

US-based housing group Greystar is launching a platform in France to acquire and develop student and private rented residential, and is opening an office (...)

Housing 25/07/2018

Catella Germany's 2nd Dutch resi fund targets €300m AUM

Munich-based Catella Real Estate, part of the Swedish listed Catella financial group, has launched a second Dutch residential property fund targeting €300m in AUM (...)

Retail 19/06/2018

Danish retailer Coop's Aarhus portfolio sale said priced at €335m

One of Denmark's largest retailers, Coop, has sold a 131,300 sqm mixed-use portfolio in the city of Aarhus to one of the biggest private (...)