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Retail 22/04/2021

French retailers' representatives call for "imperative reopening of all shops by 10 May at the latest"

The presidents of the twelve major French retail federations (including Procos) and more than 150 managers of retail networks are calling on the government (...)

Housing 04/02/2021

"The pandemic has reminded investors of the resilience of Europe's residential rental sector"

Business Immo: In a white paper published today, UBS Asset Management analyses the European residential rental sector. What main trend emerges from this study? Brice (...)

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 (...)

Office 20/01/2021

What outlook for property markets in 2021? — CBRE

CBRE, a commercial real estate consultant, has delivered in a study all of its 2021 scenarios for the real estate markets. The safe haven (...)

Listed 12/11/2020

S&P downgrades URW’s credit rating to 'BBB+', outlook negative

Following Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) shareholders" rejection of a proposed €3.5bn capital increase, which was a main component of its €9bn RESET strategic plan to decrease (...)

Office 20/10/2020

Faced with the crisis, Lyon's office market stays the course - JLL

Although Lyon’s office rental market has clearly slowed down compared to previous years, a rebound in activity observed in the 3rd quarter demonstrates the (...)

Finance 08/09/2020

France’s CRE market sits between risks of dislocation or pleasant surprises – IEIF

The economy, both French and global, has been hit hard by the Covid-19 epidemic and, while activity levels seemed to be gradually returning to (...)

Retail 01/09/2020

French property investments' performance remains very slightly positive in H1 2020 - ViewS+S Consulting

How have property investments performed since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis? ViewS+S Consulting, created by Philippe Le Trung, has analysed the half-yearly results (...)

Green 31/07/2020

BNP Paribas REIM sets a new CSR roadmap for 2024

At a time when the economic and health crisis is putting urban resilience more than ever at the heart of our thinking, BNP Paribas (...)

Finance 27/07/2020

Novaxia Investissement prepares the recovery with two new funds

Novaxia Investissement launches Recovery and Recovery+, two investment funds dedicated to economic recovery and urban transformation. The first has just signed the promise to (...)

Housing 24/07/2020

A drop in activity is expected on the French housing market in 2020 — Fnaim

The French national real estate federation — Fnaim — estimates in its latest note on the French housing market, that the significant drop in market activity (...)

Retail 23/07/2020

Facing a 29.9% activity drop in H1 2020, French retailers call on government for help

Since the beginning of 2020, the cumulative decline in turnover of the French specialised retail chains has been -29.9%, according to Procos, a federation (...)

Finance 10/07/2020

"In France, we want to remain active across all asset classes"

Business Immo: You become Head of Investments in a particularly troubled climate for real estate investors. How does the current period influence your investment (...)

Office 03/07/2020

How resilient is the Île-de-France office market through the crisis? - C&W

Cushman & Wakefield's Research department conducted a cross review of office transactions and the impact of the crisis on real estate sectors in Île-de-France. (...)

Office 26/06/2020

Home-working could destroy 11 million sqm of office space in the Paris Region in ten years' time

If not killing the office, can home-working severely impact the office market? French banking group Natixis has looked into the question and estimates that (...)

Office 22/06/2020

Greater Paris take-up should drop significantly in 2020

One month after the end of lockdown, the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the Greater Paris office sector is undeniable. According to JLL, (...)

Retail 05/06/2020

"A lot of retail projects in the pipeline today won’t see the light of day"

The development of new shopping centre space in Europe has been on the decline since the record 9 million sqm reached in 2008. According to Boris (...)

Retail 30/03/2020

Founding President of Compagnie de Phalsbourg suspends rents until further notice

Faced with the health and economic crisis linked to the coronavirus pandemic, our editorial team regularly offers you interviews, via Skype, with actors from (...)

Finance 30/03/2020

What is the risk premium for real estate?

Following a Skype interview, published on the BiTV channel in March, Philippe Le Trung, Founder and Managing Director of VIEWS+S Consulting, addressed below the (...)