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Finance 10/05/2021

M&G Real Estate on the move in France

From €1bn just four years ago, M&G Real Estate's exposure to European real estate has grown to €5.4bn today, of which 15.9% is invested (...)

Office 22/04/2021

Pandemic leaves its mark on the property investment market — CMS

According to CMS European Real Estate Deal Point Study 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic has left its mark on the European investment market. Investment volume (...)

Retail 12/04/2021

Vastned turns to a mixed-use strategy

Present in the major cities of four countries — the Netherlands, France, Spain and Belgium —, the Vastned group has a European portfolio of (...)

Finance 06/04/2021

French CRE investment down 48% in Q1 2021 - Knight Frank

According to Knight Frank France's latest survey of the French commercial property market, €4.7bn was invested in Q1 2021 - down 48% on Q4 (...)

Logistics 24/03/2021

DWS acquires five logistics platforms in France

DWS has announced the acquisition of five logistics platforms, on behalf of a joint venture between two of its funds under management. The portfolio (...)

Logistics 18/03/2021

"Prologis' customers are eager for new logistics space all across Europe"

Business Immo: How did Prologis perform in the unprecedented year that was 2020? Ben Bannatyne: Overall, the industrial sector is the favoured commercial property asset (...)

Office 10/03/2021

"I don't believe in the death of the office, but in the death of a certain type of office"

Business Immo: BC Partners aims to invest massively in European offices. But first, what is your reading of the market in France, and more (...)

Retail 01/02/2021

2020, a year of hardships for France's retailers

At a time when new measures to stop the Covid-19 are put into effect across France, limiting opening hours and closing shopping centres, Procos, (...)

Logistics 29/01/2021

"On the French logistics sector, the dynamism of the last few years is not about to slow down"

Business Immo: How did the French logistics rental market fare in 2020, given the non-standard context imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic? Didier Malherbe: Paradoxically, the (...)

Logistics 26/01/2021

ID Logistics reports a 7.1% turnover growth in 2020

French ID Logistics has announced the accelerated growth in commercial performance during the fourth quarter and sales of €454.1m, up 12% compared with 2019 (+9.1% (...)

Finance 07/01/2021

"Hines France will mark an inflection by opening up to logistics and residential"

Business Immo: What will be the markers of your presidency within Hines France? Xavier Musseau: Taking over this Chairmanship, two values drive me. Firstly, to (...)

Logistics 16/11/2020

GIC and Melcombe Partners enter into JV to acquire and develop European urban logistics assets

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and European urban logistics investment manager Melcombe Partners, have agreed to enter into a joint venture to acquire and (...)

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 (...)

Retail 23/10/2020

French specialised retail is going through anxiety-provoking uncertainties

How can we be optimistic about the future when the health crisis is still hitting hard on whole sections of the French economy? Particularly (...)

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 05/10/2020

"Coliving responds, with a more favourable framework, to a demand from institutional clients for residential"

Business Immo: 813 Capital Investment has dedicated its investment strategy to the coliving sector. What does this strategy entail? Adrien Durazzini: We have a strategy (...)

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 (...)

Logistics 24/09/2020

Mobivia rents a 103,000 sqm logistics asset in the Mountpark Orléans

Mountpark rents to Mobivia with its chosen service provider the first 103,000 sqm building of its large-scale operation, located in the Loire Valley Synergy (...)

Logistics 23/09/2020

The health crisis should boost demand for logistics space - Savills

E-commerce has played an essential role in the lives of many Europeans since the lockdown and has reached an unprecedented proportion of total retail (...)