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Office 16/06/2020

EDF re-ups for 12 years in Paris La Défense’s PB6 Tower

French energy group EDF has just renewed a firm 12-year commercial lease on 38,000 sqm in the PB6 Tower, located in the Paris La Défense (...)

Office 17/01/2020

UK’s Aviva Investors acquires 21,180 sqm office building in Lyon

London-based investment manager Aviva Investors has acquired from France’s Unofi group “Le Lugdunum”, a 21,180 sqm building in Lyon, on behalf of one of (...)

Office 03/12/2019

Gecina to sell Montrouge Park Azur complex to La Française for €185m

Gecina, one of France's largest REIT/SIICs, has signed a €185m agreement to sell the Park Azur building in the southern Paris suburb of Montrouge (...)

Finance 18/11/2019

Powerhouse Habitat wins €560m BNP Paribas, Natixis facility

French residential REIT/SIIC Powerhouse Habitat has won a €560m eight-year senior mortgage financing arranged and underwritten by domestic banks BNP Paribas and Natixis. This financing (...)

Office 21/10/2019

Singapore’s GIC confirms BI report of Paris PB6 tower buy, said at €550m

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has confirmed its purchase of the 60,000 sqm Paris La Défense PB6 tower, which BI sources in September said (...)

Office 09/09/2019

Asian appetite for Paris-La Défense continues as GIC nears €550m closing on Tower PB6

Asian investor appetite for large office towers in Paris-La Défense continues unabated, with BI sources saying Singapore's GIC is near to closing on Tower PB6 for (...)

Finance 23/04/2019

Barbara Knoflach leaves BNP Paribas Real Estate; successor is Nathalie Charles

BNP Paribas Real Estate has announced that Barbara Knoflach, Deputy CEO and Global Head of Investment Management is leaving, and will be succeeded by (...)

Office 22/03/2019

Korean investors comb Paris La Défense after Mirae snaps up URW's Majunga for €850m

South Korean investors are watching Paris La Défense closely after news Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has sold the Majunga tower to Seoul-based Mirae Asset Daewoo for €850m. The deal raises (...)

Office 15/03/2019

Ares more active in Europe, announcing German office buy, said eyeing €1bn for Spanish resi

New York's Ares is becoming more active in European property, announcing the purchase of a German office with France's EDF and said to be (...)

Office 16/01/2019

"Ivanhoé Cambridge wants to build a true real estate investment platform in Europe"

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Quebec-based pension fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), signed last year the (...)

Listed 20/12/2018

French Covivio in portfolio adjustments worth €341m in Italy, Paris

French REIT/SIIC Covivio, in end-year portfolio adjustments worth €341m, has sold two offices and a retail property in Italy and acquired an office project in (...)

Listed 18/10/2018

French Covivio ready to grow France/Italy office, Euro hotels, German resi

French REIT/SIIC Covivio, the renamed Foncière des Régions in the process of simplifying its structure, aims to expand in three focus segments, France/Italy office, (...)

Housing 20/04/2018

Is Germany's Vonovia bidding for French SNCF's 4,000-unit resi portfolio?

In a deal being watched at home and abroad, French railway SNCF is selling a portfolio of 4,000 homes in a rare public sector sale that (...)

Housing 20/03/2018

French housing reforms to free up to €35bn in private rental units - Rigny

In a wide-ranging interview with Business Immo Europe at Mipim, Rigny explained the opportunity opened by changes in regulations introduced by President Emmanuel Macron. While these aim mainly at reforming (...)

Finance 15/02/2018

French Foncière des Régions boosts 2017 net 10% to €391m, sees favourable 2018

Diversified French REIT/SIIC Foncière des Régions last year raised net recurring income by 10% to €391m, and will propose a 2.3% dividend increase to (...)

Housing 24/01/2018

Paris/London's TwentyTwo launches PowerHouse Habitat targeting €3bn in French housing

TwentyTwo Real Estate, the privately-held real estate group with twin bases in Paris and London, has announced the launch of Powerhouse Habitat to target (...)