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Office 02/07/2020

“Generali Real Estate won’t change its strategy significantly”

Business Immo: Four months after the coronavirus outbreak, what do you take away from this unprecedented crisis on European real estate? Aldo Mazzocco: In mid-2019, (...)

Hospitality 01/07/2020

Global hotels sales down 50% in 2020 – RCA

Globally, hotels have been the asset class most impacted by the Covid-19 crisis with sales down by 50% in the first five months of (...)

Retail 29/06/2020

French government plans to create property companies to buy back downtown retail premises (press)

The French government is considering creating property companies to buy back retail premises and make them available at attractive rents, reports the newspaper Les (...)

Finance 16/06/2020

"Pan-European real estate funds are caught in a vicious circle"

Faced with the economic and social changes brought about by the Covid-19 epidemic, pan-European real estate funds have to deal with many uncertainties, particularly (...)

Retail 09/06/2020

Frey is reopening all of its shopping centres in Europe

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Frey has announced the complete reopening of all its shopping centres in France and Europe. After the reopening of Algarve Shopping in Portugal last week (...)

Office 08/06/2020

With demand for core European offices holding up, pricing remains somewhat stable... for now – UBS AM

After reaching a record high in 4Q19, surpassing the previous record by 30%, European office transactions will fall significantly in most markets in 2Q20, (...)

Retail 03/06/2020

"Today's retail is more digital, but still as multichannel as ever"

The e-commerce activity of the Fnac-Darty group, which became its sole distribution channel for several weeks, doubled during the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 (...)

Finance 25/05/2020

"Just because we’re forced to invest doesn’t mean we have to make mistakes"

Despite the disruption caused by Covid-19, Amundi Immobilier continued to invest during the spring with acquisitions in Barcelona and Warsaw. As several European countries (...)

Housing 19/05/2020

Out of lockdown, high-end residential buyers plan to resume their search around Paris - Daniel Féau

The Covid-19 didn't kill appetite for real estate. At least not that clients of the Daniel Féau et Belles demeures de France network of (...)

Hospitality 18/05/2020

Extendam expects only 26 % of European hotels to open before June

French asset manager Extemdam, which has 210 hotels in its pan-European portfolio, has announced that 88% of their hotels remained closed as of April (...)

Housing 01/04/2020

Can coliving and containment coexist?

At the end of 2019, a JLL report predicted that coliving across Europe would grow by more than 115% over the next two years. (...)

Finance 26/03/2020

French property markets capable of weathering the pandemic - BNP PRE

In an analytical note on the impact of the current health crisis, BNP Paribas Real Estate argues: "despite the international pandemic linked to Covid-19, (...)

Office 26/03/2020

"Core assets should be favoured, even more so than yesterday"

Business Immo: How do you see the current context related to the coronavirus? Julien Pinault: The circumstances are, in more ways than one, exceptional. The (...)

Finance 24/03/2020

"The real challenge for Constructa lies in the activity on the building sites and with the notaries"

The shutdown of building sites, the inability of notaries to meet clients physically, the closures of administrations delivering planning authorisations: numerous problems caused by (...)

Logistics 23/03/2020

"This crisis will highlight logistics as an essential part of the primary infrastructure of any country."

Business Immo: Facing the Covid-19 outbreak, what challenges do Gazeley and your logistics platform tenants face? Fabrice Cervoni: The slowdown in activity, or even the (...)

Hospitality 23/03/2020

"The hotel business will have to question itself and adapt, but it will not lose its relevance"

The Coronavirus epidemic is hitting the hotel industry hard due to containment measures and travel restrictions around the world. Extendam, a specialist investor in (...)

Finance 20/03/2020

“We must take collective action and responsibility with a European vision”

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments are taking measures to slow the spread of the virus and try to support economic players. (...)