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Territories 08/10/2020

Société du Grand Paris raises €6bn in green bonds

Société du Grand Paris (SGP) has continued its green bond programme, designed to finance the construction of the Grand Paris Express metro system, with (...)

Territories 15/09/2020

Société Générale provides €3bn to develop the Greater Paris region

French banking group Société Générale has finalised the allocation of the €2.5bn package of loans unlocked in 2018 for the development of the Greater (...)

Office 27/07/2020

Off-plan office acquisitions still popular in the Paris region… for the time being – Arthur Loyd

Arthur Loyd has published exclusively for Business Immo the results of its first edition of "Grand Pariscope", a cross-analysis of the off-plan transactions market (...)

Territories 18/03/2020

Work on Grand Paris Express suspended

As reported by French newspaper Le Parisien, Société du Grand Paris,  the public body in charge of building the Grand Paris Express, is asking (...)

Office 13/03/2020

“More than 1.3 million sqm will be delivered in 2020 in the Paris Region”

Business Immo: In your opinion, what are the main findings of the barometer? Marie Gilmas : JLL's analysis is based on two axes and one (...)

Office 03/03/2020

French commercial real estate hits record highs in 2019

To say the French commercial real estate market finished the year strong to beat its 2018 record would be an understatement. “A year-end rally (...)

Territories 13/02/2020

Société du Grand Paris issues record €2.5bn green bond

Société du Grand Paris, the public body in charge of building the Grand Paris Express, issued its fourth green bond under its "Green Euro (...)

Territories 21/10/2019

Grand Paris Express: "Construction potential of 40m to 45m sqm"

Business Immo: For this second part of your study on the Grand Paris Express, what did you use to quantify its impact on the (...)

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 (...)