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Logistics 11/06/2019

Cromwell REIT regains €114m Paris logistics after France drops buyback plans

Cromwell European REIT has regained control over its €114m Parc des Docks last-mile logistics asset in Paris after the French state dropped plans to (...)

Finance 15/05/2019

Making Greater Paris the first region in Europe for foreign investment

Business Immo: You are the principal contact point for foreign investors potentially interested in Greater Paris. What are your main arguments to convince them? Frank Margain: (...)

Territories 15/05/2019

Opportunities abound aboard the Grand Paris Express

"Grand Paris Express is an exceptional investment opportunity, as the public authorities are investing €40bn to develop it, but also a very strong sign (...)

Finance 14/05/2019

Grand Paris Express moves into its operational phase

The future Grand Paris Express will have a major urban impact stretching over a radius of a several hundred metres around the 68 new (...)

Finance 18/02/2019

La Française, Canada's CPPIB launch Grand Paris JV with €388m

French investment manager La Française and Canadian pension group CPPIB are forming a partnership to invest initially €387.5m in real estate linked to the Grand Paris (...)

Logistics 29/01/2019

€440m Grand Paris Express contract awarded to European group

Worth €440m, the first civil contract for constructing a part of line 17 of the Grand Paris Express rail network in preparation for the (...)

Housing 11/01/2019

French CDC's Ampère raises €900m commitments for new housing fund

French Ampère Gestion, part of French state financier CdC which led the first-ever takeover of a public sector housing portfolio last summer for €1.4bn, has raised (...)

Listed 11/01/2019

France’s newly-merged Société de la Tour Eiffel eyes new growth cycle

The absorption of French REIT/SIIC Affine by larger peer Société de la Tour Eiffel was approved by all shareholders and finalised before year-end 2018. (...)

Office 09/10/2018

"La Défense is THE premier business district of Paris"

Business Immo: What makes La Défense different from other French business districts? Marie-Célie Guillaume: La Défense is THE premier business district of Paris. It is (...)

Office 08/10/2018

"France is finally perceived as modern"

Business Immo : What are your arguments when marketing Greater Paris to foreign real estate investors? Alexandre Missoffe: Greater Paris is a global project that concentrates (...)

Office 08/10/2018

France surges ahead on the global stage

Associated for a long time to rigid labor laws and social immobilism that hindered its economy, France elected 39 years old liberal ex-banker Emmanuel Macron, (...)

Finance 02/08/2018

France’s appeal resurges as Grand Paris creates value for all - BNPP RE

The resurgence of France’s appeal in 2017 and early 2018 has been spectacular, and contributes to its international influence, says adviser BNP Paribas Real (...)

Housing 22/06/2018

Housing: A third pillar is possible - residential property companies

As the first reading of the ELAN housing bill comes to an end in the French National Assembly, it is clear that France needs a (...)

Office 04/04/2018

One year before Brexit, Paris La Défense gears up for rising demand

One year before the UK's scheduled exit from the European Union, Paris office quarter La Défense is gearing up with rising lettings, infrastructure upgrades (...)

Office 22/11/2017

C&W study of office rents near Paris RER stations points to Grand Paris opportunities

A study of rental values in office buildings close to stations on Paris’s RER light rail sytem shows opportunities for investors and users, plus (...)

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