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Finance 03/11/2022

European CRE professionals brace for difficult prospects in 2023 (ULI/PwC)

For their “Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2023 report, the 20th edition of the study, 1,038 property professionals – including investors, fund managers, developers, property companies, (...)

Hospitality 13/10/2022

AccorInvest restores its financial position through its transformation plan

Has AccorInvest eaten its fill? The former real estate arm of the AccorHotels group, which became financially independent in May 2018, has announced impressive (...)

Retail 22/09/2022

CNP Assurances to sell its outlets portfolio in France

Three years after having withdrawn them from the market, despite suitors, CNP Assurances is well on the way to selling its five villages of (...)

Housing 15/09/2022

Significant new housing sales drop in France (FPI)

According to a study carried out by the National Statistical Observatory of the France's developer association FPI (Férédration des promoteurs immobiliers), total sales of new housing (...)

Territories 12/09/2022

"We need to think differently about the city"

Business Immo: You were elected mayor of Nantes in 2014 and re-elected to this position in 2020. How has your vision of the city (...)

Finance 08/09/2022

Prepare for recession, says Nouriel Roubini at EPRA

The economist, a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business and the chairman of the Roubini Macro Associates economic consultancy firm, is (...)

Listed 28/07/2022

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield indicators return to green in H1 2022

While Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield said at the beginning of the year that it was "still in an extremely difficult Covid-19 context", it seems that the Paris-based (...)

Finance 28/07/2022

Between repricing and holding pattern, investors are navigating the rising interest rate environment by sight

"Central banks are now trying to use the accelerator and the brake to try to curb the evolution of interest rates, knowing that their (...)

Finance 25/07/2022

"Inflation and rising rates: a paradigm shift for the investment market?"

Business Immo: To what extent is inflation impacting the commercial property investment market? Cevan Torossian: This is an unprecedented period in all respects: inflationary pressures (...)

Office 13/07/2022

"Companies now have every reason to anticipate an increase in their real estate expenditure"

Business Immo: What has been the effect of inflation on corporate real estate decisions so far? Bruno Amsellem: The post-Covid situation is quite particular, with (...)

Finance 12/07/2022

“Although the current environment leads us to be careful, it can also be an opportunity”

Business Immo: How has Norges Bank Investment Management’s real estate investment activity evolved since the Covid-19 pandemic? Mie Holstad: I took on the role of (...)

Retail 11/07/2022

"The Covid-19 crisis has underlined to retailers the central role of the physical shop"

Business Immo Global: How has the shopping centre industry fared during this period of crisis, starting with the Covid-19 crisis? What are the strengths (...)

Retail 22/06/2022

Recovery confirmed in the Paris retail market (Knight Frank)

In a recent study, Knight Frank reports that, after a positive end to 2021, the situation of Parisian high street retailers has further improved in the (...)

Finance 21/06/2022

Investors keep their faith in real estate

Despite the economic and geopolitical turmoil, investors confirm their appetite for real estate in 2022, reports the latest MSCI/BPCE Real Estate Solutions barometer. Two-thirds (...)

Hospitality 16/06/2022

Driven by the capital, French RevPAR jumps 22 % in May (Extendam)

After finally returning to its pre-Covid level of activity in April, the French hotel industry has continued to build on this momentum over the (...)

Finance 10/06/2022

Retail OPCI: performance down, inflows up

The end of 2021 was marked by a resurgence of the Covid-19 with the Omicron variant. This return resulted in a very low level (...)

Finance 09/06/2022

“The pricing of real estate remains attractive compared to other asset classes”

Business Immo: M&G Real Estate reported a record fund-raising for its M&G European Property Fund in Q1 2022. How do institutional investors view real (...)

Hospitality 09/06/2022

"The recovery of the hotel sector is very heterogeneous from one continent and country to another"

Business Immo: Who is STR and what does it do? Aoife Roche: Founded in 1985, STR is positioned as a leader in global hotel performance (...)

Hospitality 31/05/2022

"Comparing all European countries, France has been the most successful in adapting to the pandemic"

Business Immo: The health crisis has greatly affected the hotel industry. How has Christie & Co weathered this storm? Philippe Bijaoui: During this difficult period, (...)

Hospitality 30/05/2022

€16.1bn invested in the European hotel sector in 2021 (Savills)

According to Savills, €16.1bn was invested in the European hotel sector in 2021, an increase of 61% on the previous year. Spain, Italy and (...)