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Hospitality 18/01/2021

Following 2020 trends, France's hospitality sector had a difficult month in December - Extendam

The French hotel sector will have ended the year 2020 as it has gone through it. According to the most recent monthly barometer carried (...)

Office 05/01/2021

Brexit: Paris consolidates its second place behind Dublin - Knight Frank

Following the entry into effect of Brexit on 1 January 2021, Knight Frank France is taking stock of the movements of companies and their (...)

Housing 17/12/2020

European residential markets resist to the pandemic - Patrizia

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the commercial real estate sector over the last year, market fundamentals for investing in European housing remain largely (...)

Finance 17/12/2020

After an exceptional 2019, CRE financing likely to slow down (IEIF/PwC)

According to the second edition of the study on the French real estate financing market, jointly conducted by French property association IEIF and auditing (...)

Finance 17/12/2020

Returns for European non-listed real estate rebound into positive territory in Q3 2020 - INREV

Total returns for European non-listed real estate experienced an uptick in performance in Q3 2020, the latest INREV Quarterly Asset Level Index reveal, moving (...)

Finance 16/12/2020

"The French property market should remain highly attractive in 2021"

Business Immo: Despite the difficult context of the last few months, 70% of investors expect the volumes invested in real estate to increase or (...)

Office 03/12/2020

Take-up on Paris region office market will not rebound significantly until 2022

Hard-hit by the two waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for office space in the Paris region, as well as in the rest (...)

Finance 27/11/2020

RICS confirms its transformation to a "leaner, more agile, digital-first operating model”

Confirming yesterday's report from Business Immo, Sean Tompkins, Global CEO of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), announced today that the organisation “will (...)

Career 26/11/2020

To cope with the crisis, RICS is preparing a transformation

To face the financial difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, RICS is preparing to adopt a transformation plan covering both its operations and the (...)

Retail 25/11/2020

Emmanuel Macron announced the reopening of shops on November 28th

In a televised address to the French nation, the Head of State Emmanuel Macron spoke and announced a number of new measures to fight the Covid-19 (...)

Finance 23/11/2020

“Why Crédit Foncier Immobilier is becoming BPCE Solutions immobilières”

Business Immo: Crédit foncier immobilier has changed its name. Why is that? Mathieu Lepeltier: Following our integration into the Financial Solutions and Expertise division of (...)

Finance 13/11/2020

European investment volumes fall 33% below the 5-year average in Q3 – Savills

As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to dominate the economic headlines, European commercial and residential investment volumes reached €44.5bn during Q3 (...)

Listed 12/11/2020

S&P downgrades URW’s credit rating to 'BBB+', outlook negative

Following Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) shareholders" rejection of a proposed €3.5bn capital increase, which was a main component of its €9bn RESET strategic plan to decrease (...)

Retail 12/11/2020

The Printemps group plans to close seven stores in France

The Printemps group has announced its intention to close four Printemps stores — Paris Place d'Italie, Le Havre, Strasbourg, Metz —, three Citadium stores (...)

Office 09/11/2020

Crédit Mutuel abandons its €80m tower project in Strasbourg

According to Strasbourg mayor Jeanne Barseghian, and Eurometropole president Pia Imbs, Crédit Mutuel has decided to abandon its project to build a high-rise building (...)

Logistics 09/11/2020

Lyon: the business premises market in the region remained stable in Q3 — JLL

During the first nine months of 2020, 262,000 sqm were sold on the Lyon market for business premises. This level is similar to last (...)

Finance 05/11/2020

Amidst uncertainty and structural changes, European real estate remains attractive – ULI/PwC

Based on personal interviews and surveys with 995 of the most influential leaders in the real estate industry, the report shows that real estate (...)

Finance 04/11/2020

Perial AM reaffirms its SCPI performance targets for 2020

Perial Asset Management adapts again its working methods to ensure the continuity of activities during this second French lockdown linked to the Covid-19 crisis. (...)

Logistics 03/11/2020

"France's local authorities do not encourage the development of logistics"

Business Immo: You recently highlighted in a study the confidence of investors in the French logistics real estate market in 2020. How do you (...)

Office 30/10/2020

The future of work will depend on flexible and quality office space – ULI/EY

Looking at the impact of the Future of Work on real estate and cities over the next three to five years, a report from (...)