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Logistics 19/10/2020

European logistics continue to attract capital - RCA

Amid the numerous uncertainties caused by the Covid-19 crisis, the European logistics sector continues to attract a high level of capital, the latest data (...)

Listed 15/10/2020

"Listed retail REITs will overcome the crisis".

Business Immo: The retail sector is said to be in agony, is this how you describe listed retail properties today?   Dominique Moerenhout: The situation of (...)

Housing 14/10/2020

"The Babel Community’s objective is to spread its concept across every major French cities"

Business Immo: How was the partnership between The Babel Community and the Banque des Territoires born? Benoît Jobert: This partnership was born out of an (...)

Finance 09/10/2020

COVID-19 continues to “take its toll on key real estate assets” in Q3 2020 - Preqin

Capital-raising figures have sunk in Q3 2020, according to Preqin data, as the impact of COVID-19 continues to “take its toll on key real (...)

Logistics 09/10/2020

The French warehouse rental market is holding up well in the face of the crisis — JLL

At the end of the third quarter, 1,645,000 sqm were sold on the French market for warehouses over 10,000 sqm, 33% less than a (...)

Retail 07/10/2020

France's trade fair Siec is postponed once again

Following the announcement of Paris getting into a maximum alert zone to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the special edition of Siec 2020, organised by the (...)

Finance 06/10/2020

French CRE investment falls 30%yy in Q3 2020 - Knight Frank

Knight Frank France reports a 30%yy fall in French commercial real estate investment in Q3 2020. However, the daunting figure can be mitigated, the (...)

Retail 06/10/2020

France’s Banque des Territoires will devote €1bn to boosting inner-city retail

The report from France’s Banque des Territoires on inner-city retail is gloomy. Some 80,000 establishments in medium-sized towns are heavily impacted by the Covid-19-related (...)

Finance 05/10/2020

According to Keith Breslauer, the Covid-19 crisis is pushing investors towards short durations

Keith Breslauer, Managing Director and Senior Partner at Patron Capital, sent a clear message to the investors gathered online to listen to his speech (...)

Listed 02/10/2020

“The financial markets recognise the critical nature of the logistics asset class”

Business Immo: Argan presented its quarterly results this evening. What do you retain from these three quarters marked by a health and economic crisis? Jean-Claude (...)

Retail 01/10/2020

Reed Midem to postpone Mapic 2020

According to BI sources, Reed Midem is going to postpone the 2020 edition of Mapic because of persistent concerns about Covid-19. This international trade (...)

Finance 30/09/2020

High risk of real estate bubble in Paris, Munich and Frankfurt - UBS

After analysing residential property prices in 25 major cities around the world, the UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index 2020, an annual survey conducted (...)

Finance 29/09/2020

Covid-19 crisis: SCPIs not so impacted

The economic slowdown linked to the Covid-19 crisis and market uncertainty have led to a deceleration in net inflows into SCPI funds. However, the (...)

Hospitality 25/09/2020

How have French hotel owners coped with the health crisis? — In Extenso TCH

The health crisis has had a severe impact on the hospitality sector, disrupting the pace and working conditions of professionals, as well as their (...)

Office 24/09/2020

Office markets recovery to pre-crisis levels expected by 2025 — C&W

Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) has just published the attached study that provides a new perspective on Covid-19’s effects on the commercial real estate industry (...)

Finance 23/09/2020

Covid-19 tightens grip on European non-listed real estate performance in Q2 - INREV

For the second consecutive quarter, the most recent INREV Quarterly Asset Level Index reveals a dip in performance for European non-listed real estate in (...)

Finance 22/09/2020

Paris was the 3rd largest CRE investment market in the world in H1 2020 (JLL)

The impact of Covid-19 on commercial real estate investment was felt more in the second quarter 2020 than in the previous quarter. Indeed, worldwide (...)

Office 18/09/2020

"It’s up to us, office professionals, to reinvent this asset class"

Business Immo: Placed demand for office space was strongly affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. While many companies are starting to telework, what is your (...)

Housing 17/09/2020

After a disastrous 2nd quarter, France's developers sound the alarm (again)

Already hit by a very difficult start to the year, French housing development was heavily penalised by the Covid-19 pandemic in the second quarter of (...)

Listed 16/09/2020

URW announces a €9bn+ “reset” plan to strengthen its balance sheet

Giant REIT/SIIC Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has announced a €9bn+ “reset” plan to strengthen its balance sheet and increase financial flexibility. The plan includes a fully underwritten (...)