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Housing 11/09/2018

CBRE GIP, Madison invest €870m in 6.5k Spanish resi package

CBRE Global Investment Partners and Madison International Realty are jointly acquiring a 6,458-unit Spanish residential portfolio valued at €870m from Madrid's Azora group, which (...)

Listed 11/09/2018

HIAG, Montea, Civitas to join FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Europe Index

The European listed real estate firms HIAG, Montea and Civitas, respectively quoted in Zürich, Brussel/Paris and London, are to be added to the FTSE (...)

Finance 10/09/2018

EPRA delegates rise as investors, analysts seek undervalued assets, M&A

There seems little doubt that the more than 400 delegates to the EPRA conference last week reflected the rising interest in listed real estate (...)

Retail 10/09/2018

Future of retail lies not in online or stores but in both - EPRA debate

The future of retail lies not in online or stores but in multi-channel, the EPRA conference heard last week. But internet shopping has further (...)

Listed 07/09/2018

Poland to introduce REITs in January, restricted to residential firms

Poland will, after several delays, bring forward legislation to introduce REITs from next year but will restrict the status initially to residential real estate, (...)

Office 07/09/2018

Co-working here to stay but unlikely to dominate office lettings - EPRA

Co-working space offered by firms such as WeWork should be included in office investor strategies and while it is unlikely to dominate letting demand it serves (...)

Hospitality 06/09/2018

European hotels eye doubled global middle class in 20 years - EPRA

European hotel investment has gone from a small sector to a mega-industry and, with the global middle class expected to double in 20 years, (...)

Hospitality 06/09/2018

Spain's Azora eyes more hotel investments after Hispania sale to Blackstone

Azora, the Madrid-based investment manager that built and then sold Spanish REIT Hispania to Blackstone, aims to invest further in resort hotels but is (...)

Hospitality 06/09/2018

Airbnb more threat to rented residential than hotel sector - EPRA panel

Airbnb and other similar internet-based lodging platforms pose no real threat to the hotel industry but more to rented housing in the major cities, (...)

Housing 06/09/2018

Deutsche Wohnen focuses on rent uplift rather than resi, care expansion

Berlin listed housing firm Deutsche Wohnen aims to exploit rental income potential from its 160,000 housing units, and sees this with more potential than (...)

Listed 05/09/2018

Germany's Vonovia buys Starwood out of Sweden's Victoria Park

German listed housing firm Vonovia has acquired the US Starwood Capital Group's full stake in Sweden's Victoria Park at its original offer price, taking (...)

Listed 05/09/2018

EPRA backs drive to lift women leadership roles, as gender diversity improves

The European listed real estate industry is improving gender diversity in management with women making up 28% of board memberships up from 22% in (...)

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 (...)

Listed 05/09/2018

Listed housing firms such as Vonovia to boom in Europe – EPRA

Publicly-quoted housing firms like Germany's giant Vonovia will boom in Europe as policymakers grapple with soaring demand, EPRA executives say. Markets in Netherlands and (...)

Listed 04/09/2018

Growing investor interest boosts EPRA Berlin conference over 400 participants

The EPRA annual conference in Berlin, which starts today, has attracted over 400 participants, the largest to date, as investors seek personal contact with (...)

Listed 30/08/2018

After market cap expands to €286bn, European listed property warrants a closer look

In the last 10 years, European listed real estate has grown to a capitalisation of €286bn from €80bn, with weights more reflective of underlying economies, and (...)

Listed 16/05/2018

New technologies will optimise, disrupt, transform real estate - EPRA

Emerging technologies such as Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain will optimise efficiencies in real estate, transforming business models, but will also disrupt those (...)

Office 04/04/2018

JLL widens into listed RE capital advisory, also stressing S.African needs

Global property advisor JLL is extending its corporate finance advisory into the listed sector in Europe, placing some emphasis on advising South African firms interested in (...)

Finance 26/03/2018

Spanish SOCIMI success story set to go further - EPRA/Iberian Property conf.

Spain's REIT/SOCIMIs have succeeded in the government's aims of reviving the nation's previously depressed real estate, boosting the economy and creating jobs, the EPRA/Iberian (...)