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Logistics 27/11/2018

French logistics REIT Argan to repeat double-digit growth in 2018

Paris-based warehouse REIT/SIIC Argan has experienced spectacular development since foundation in 2000 - and 2018, reaching €1.4bn under management by year-end, will be no different. In an (...)

Finance 26/11/2018

Aberdeen Standard aims to double European AUM to €26bn

British fund manager Aberdeen Standard Investments aims to double European assets to €26bn by 2025 and will diversify in residential and logistics in western (...)

Retail 19/11/2018

Retail real estate must change to transform malls, stores into urban destinations

Retail real estate must embrace change to transform malls and stores into urban destinations offering multiple experiences with leisure, sport, food, technology, healthcare and (...)

Office 24/10/2018

BNP Paribas REIM buys in Paris for Korean investor, sells in Rome for €51m

BNP Paribas REIM has acquired an office building in Paris for a Korean investor just days after selling an asset in Rome for €51m (...)

Office 11/10/2018

Saudi Arabia’s Sedco Capital to invest up to €300m in European real estate

Saudi Arabia's Sedco Capital, which this week announced it invested €156m in three properties in Europe, one of which its first foray into France, aims to (...)

Retail 21/09/2018

Retail, logistics lines blurring, yield gaps narrowing - Savills

The line distinguishing European retailers and logistics is, like their yield differences, becoming increasingly blurred, says adviser Savills. Retailers adapting to omni-channel strategies including (...)

Retail 12/09/2018

French Le Printemps chain eyes record year after 1H sales rise 6%

French iconic department store group Le Printemps expects record sales this year after first half volumes rose 6%yy, says CEO Paolo de Cesare. It (...)

Finance 05/09/2018

Alternatives to double European listed RE cap to €500bn in 5 yrs - Kempen

Large and accelerating investment into alternative real estate segments will double the size of the FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Europe real estate index to (...)

Logistics 04/09/2018

European 1H logistics take-up, investment slow but hold at high level – BNPP RE

After record logistics take-up in Europe over the past three years, the market slowed by 14% in the first half of 2018 but still (...)

Logistics 22/06/2018

Amazon planning giant 161,000 sqm warehouse near Lyon airport

US e-commerce giant Amazon is planning a 161,000 sqm warehouse in Lyon, France's second largest city, sited near the Saint-Exupéry airport, BI has learned. The asset (...)

Logistics 15/06/2018

UK Tritax EuroBox IPO targets £300m for Euro logistics; eyes €600m AUM

British logistics REIT Tritax Big Box has launched a £300m initial public offering for a separate firm, Tritax EuroBox, to target continental European logistics. It is (...)

Hospitality 14/06/2018

Paris region signs accord with Alibaba to boost Chinese tourism

The Paris Ile-de-France region has signed an agreement with the online travel platform of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba aimed at helping tourists from the People's Republic, who have (...)

Retail 12/06/2018

French retail giant Carrefour in first European linkup with Google e-commerce

French supermarket group Carrefour, the world's largest, has signed a strategic partnership with US tech giant Google to sell its products via a new Google e-commerce website, (...)

Logistics 05/06/2018

Logistics in German city centres in demand but difficult to achieve - briefing

While e-commerce and its promise of fast delivery is forcing German logistics providers to move ever closer to end customers, suitable inner-city sites are (...)

Retail 02/05/2018

European 2017 mall completions fall 23%; falling west contrasts with rising CEE

European shopping centre completions slowed 23% in 2017 to 3.8m sqm, but the total at year end still rose slightly to 166.5m sqm, says (...)

Logistics 13/04/2018

Hamburg's Aquila to target €400m at S.Europe logistics, sees 8% returns

Hamburg independent alternatives manager Aquila Capital has announced a new investment strategy in which it will focus on logistics properties in Spain, Italy and Portugal, targeting (...)

Logistics 14/02/2018

Polish 2017 industrial lettings, supply hit records; 2018 to remain strong - Colliers

Polish logistics and industrial property lettings and supply both surged to another record in 2017, with leasings running at 4.6m sqm and half of (...)

Logistics 16/01/2018

Poste Immo looks into future for huge 11,000-property stock across France

Poste Immo, the property management unit of France's giant public sector La Poste postal service, is tasked with foreseeing the future for its 11,000 buildings and (...)

Logistics 11/01/2018

Alibaba eyes first French logistics site, along with payments, e-commerce - Ma

Giant Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba intends to acquire its first-logistics property in France soon, CEO Jack Ma has said. He will soon visit the country to sign an (...)