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Logistics 30/10/2019

German warehouse demand vulnerable to slowdown, but not happening yet

Demand for German warehouse space will be hit by the economic slowdown, but this is not happening yet and 2019 take-up should fall just (...)

Logistics 25/09/2019

Blackstone launches European last-mile logistics property firm Mileway

US investment giant Blackstone has launched a pan-European last-mile logistics property firm, Mileway combining some 1,000 assets, 9m sqm of space already acquired by its funds. The (...)

Logistics 17/07/2019

Arrow Capital Partners launches €2bn joint-venture to invest in European logistics

Arrow Capital Partners has partnered with North-American private equity investors to launch €2bn joint-venture called SIRE (Strategic Industrial Real Estate) to invest in European (...)

Logistics 03/04/2019

S.Europe offers opportunities in logistics, student resi, healthcare, data centres - AXA

Southern European presents specific rather than general real estate investment opportunities - in logistics, student housing, healthcare and data centres, AXA IM's Philippe de (...)

Logistics 01/04/2019

P3 Logistic ends 2018 with 4.1m sqm AUM, e-commerce/retail first over 30%

Czech-based P3 Logistic Parks, owned by Singapore's GIC, grew its portfolio to over 4.1m sqm last year, and said e-commerce and retail tenants rose above (...)

Logistics 29/03/2019

Tenant demand, yields to keep European logistics investment strong - BNPP RE

Occupational demand for European logistics property is the strongest in years, and this plus relatively high yields should keep the market robust this year, (...)

Retail 14/03/2019

Retail vs logistics: a battle for supremacy?

In the age of e-commerce, a €550bn industry across Europe according to Colliers, many see a clear conflict between retail and logistics. In this (...)

Finance 14/01/2019

Polish 2018 CRE investment surges 45% to record €7.2bn - Savills

Commercial real estate investment in Poland surged 45% last year to an all-time record of over €7.2bn, comprising more than 100 transactions, according to (...)

Logistics 11/01/2019

Norway's Pareto said paying €61m for Greater Oslo logistics package

Norwegian investment manager Pareto has acquired a portfolio of logistics assets in the Greater Oslo region for a price said at around €61m. Pareto said (...)

Logistics 10/01/2019

Spain's Azora, CBRE said launching €250m last-mile logistics firm

Azora, the Madrid property manager which developed and then sold one of Spain' largest REITs, has launched a firm with CBRE to invest €250m (...)

Retail 08/01/2019

Savills, seeing retail merging with logistics, launches Omnichannel Retail team

Savills is expanding its client offering to include a dedicated Omnichannel Retail team combining retail and logistics expertise, expecting the segments to merge together (...)

Housing 19/12/2018

France’s building industry growth halves to 2.3% in 2018 - FFB

After reaching nearly 5% growth in volume in 2017, the expansion in French construction slowed to 2.3% in 2018, according to the FFB building (...)

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 (...)