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Office 13/03/2020

Primonial REIM pays €216m for Le Valmy building near Paris

Paris-based Primonial REIM has acquired from French REIT/SIIC Gecina the Le Valmy office building on behalf of its SCPI  fund Primopierre. The 29,000 sqm 7-floors office asset, (...)

Finance 10/03/2020

With capital overflowing, where can CRE investors find returns?

Annual global private real estate fundraising exceeded $150bn for the first time in 2019, according to a recent study by London-based research firm Preqin, (...)

Career 05/02/2020

Thibault Ancely to head Tristan Capital Partners in France

Originally, Thibault Ancely, 42, was to join WeWork's French teams last fall. But, according to BI sources, the former executive director of investments and (...)

Office 30/01/2020

Mipim Awards 2020: France leads the way with eight nominations

The finalists for the Mipim Awards 2020 have been unveiled and France comes first with eight projects presented in Cannes, compared to five from (...)

Housing 11/12/2019

French Gecina to spin off €3bn residential to allow unit to open capital

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina is to spin off of its 6,000-unit residential portfolio worth €3bn to allow, at the appropriate moment, this subsidiary to (...)

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 (...)

Office 12/11/2019

French Gecina, in asset rejig, adds Paris office for €306m, sells for €238m

In a further portfolio rejig, French REIT Gecina is buying the 34,000 sqm Carreau de Neuilly building in Paris for €306m and selling two (...)

Hospitality 07/11/2019

French Gecina finalises €181m hotel sale with Angelo Gordon, EQ Group

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised the sale of a French hotel portfolio to Angelo Gordon and the EQ Group, based on a valuation of (...)

Hospitality 23/09/2019

France's Gecina, BNP Paribas RE drop bid to build Paris 2024 Olympic village

French REIT/SIIC Gecina and BNP Paribas Real Estate are dropping their joint bid to construct the future athletes' village for the Paris 2024 Olympics. The (...)

Listed 13/09/2019

French Gecina raises 'green' loans to €910m, 20% of total bank debt

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised three new 'green' loan agreements with BNP Paribas, Natixis and Société Générale for €660m, taking such financing to €910m (...)

Finance 11/09/2019

Meka Brunel: Guiding France's Gecina in a world of real estate undergoing huge transformation

Of course, the half-yearly results of French Gecina are good, very good, says CEO Meka Brunel; this, in a world of real estate going through a singular (...)

Listed 28/08/2019

Former Norwegian sovereign fund executive Veber joins French REIT Gecina

Giant French REIT Gecina has appointed former Norwegian sovereign fund manager Romain Veber to a leading post in investment and development. Starting on 1 November, Veber will become a (...)

Listed 19/07/2019

France's Gecina reports 1H return at 11.4%, EPRA NAV up at €169.8 shr

French REIT/SIIC Gecina reported an 11.4%yy total return in the first half, with appraisal values lifting 3.9% like-for-like, taking EPRA net asset value up 8% to €169.8 per (...)

Finance 17/07/2019

Fifth Wall opens up to Europe with $503m PropTech focused Fund II

Fifth Wall, a PropTech focused American venture capital firm, announced today the close of its second real estate technology fund, a $503m vehicle with (...)

Listed 28/06/2019

Sweden's Castellum joins pan-European REIT innovation, CSR think tank

Swedish listed Castellum has joined the sustainability and innovation think tank created in 2017 by alstria, COIMA RES, Colonial, Gecina, Great Portland Estates and (...)

Listed 25/06/2019

French Gecina sells hotel portfolio to Angelo Gordon for €181m

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina is selling its entire hotel portfolio comprising five assets to US-based manager Angelo Gordon at a valuation of €181m. The portfolio, acquired as (...)

Finance 23/05/2019

Paris REIT Gecina places 15yr €500m bond issue at 1.625% to buy back notes

Paris office and housing REIT Gecina has placed a €500m bond issue with a 15-year maturity at 1.625% and launched a tender offer on (...)

Listed 10/05/2019

French Gecina starts electronic signatures with YouSign

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina is introducing electronic lease signatures in partnership with start-up YouSign, extending it to all owned housing and student residences. Thanks to the electronic signing (...)

Housing 03/05/2019

France selects Athletes' Village developers for 2024 Paris Olympics

France has selected the companies which will be assigned to develop the Athletes' Village for the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics. The infrastructure is planned (...)

Finance 15/03/2019

Hamburg student housing developer, Moscow project among 2019 MIPIM award winners

A Hamburg student housing firm working with wood, a Moscow concert park project, France's Altarea Cogedim, and Frankfurt's old town redevelopment were among MIPIM (...)