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Career 13/12/2021

Klépierre's Beñat Ortega appointed as Gecina’s next CEO

Gecina’s board of directors, chaired by Jérôme Brunel, met on December 10, 2021 and unanimously decided to appoint Beñat Ortega as the Paris-based REIT/SIIC's next (...)

Listed 28/07/2021

Gecina reassured in its strategic choices

Reassured by the like-for-like growth of its rental income in the first half of 2021, both in offices (+0.4%) and traditional housing (+1.1%), Gecina (...)

Territories 15/06/2021

France still has the lion's share of the finalists at the 2021 Mipim Awards

The finalists of the Mipim Awards 2021 revealed. The 13 members of the jury selected 50 projects from 21 countries for the final of (...)

Housing 07/05/2021

Gecina and Woodeum join forces to develop 1,000 low-carbon wooden homes in France

To meet the need for rental housing in tense areas, France’s Gecina and Woodeum have signed a partnership agreement to develop 1,000 low-carbon, wood-structured (...)

Green 15/04/2021

Gecina wants to transform 100% of its bonds into Green Bonds

Following on from the announcement of CAN0P-2030, its Carbon Net Zero Plan with a target for its operational portfolio to be carbon neutral by (...)

Territories 11/03/2021

Mipim 2021 to be be held 7 and 8 September

The health crisis has been testing the nerves of event professionals in physics for over a year. As Reed Midem confirmed to Business Immo, (...)

Listed 19/02/2021

After a year of resilience, Gecina enters a year of transition

"The resilience of our model and the centrality of our portfolio have enabled us to cope with the shock of the health crisis. "This is how (...)

Office 18/12/2020

Gecina finalises the sale of five assets for €112m near Paris

Gecina has announced it has completed the sale of five office buildings outside Paris, representing a total of more than 25,000 sqm for nearly (...)

Housing 05/10/2020

Gecina and Nexity partner to develop 4,000 new housing units in France

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina and French listed real estate company Nexity have announced they have signed a partnership to develop 4,000 new housing units over four years (...)

Territories 16/09/2020

France wins four Mipim Awards once again

Having been forced to be patient by the Covid-19 epidemic, the winners of the Mipim Awards 2020 were finally chosen during Paris Real Estate (...)

Career 09/09/2020

Méka Brunel becomes the first woman president of EPRA

The European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) has announced that Méka Brunel, Managing Director of Gecina, is taking over the presidency of the professional body (...)

Territories 03/09/2020

New French mayors, Nicolas Sarkozy, Covid-19... Mipim is turning into a political and economic meeting place

In the absence of a Cannes edition this year —that was postponed and then cancelled due to the coronavirus epidemic— Mipim will relocate to (...)

Listed 24/07/2020

Gecina anticipates 2020 results close to its initial guidance

While some listed real estate companies were heavily impacted by the Covid-19 epidemic, Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina was able to limit the damage in H1 (...)

Listed 24/04/2020

Gecina gross rental income up 2.4% for 1Q20

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Gecina reported gross rental income €168.1m for 1Q20, up 2.4% on a current basis and 3.7% like-for-like. This performance primarily reflects the impact (...)

Office 17/04/2020

French REIT/SIIC Gecina sells 3,900 sqm office building in Boulogne-Billancourt for €36.6m

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised the sale of 54/56 avenue du Général-Leclerc, in Paris’ suburb Boulogne-Billancourt, for €36.6m. The fully occupied 3,900 sqm multi-tenant office (...)

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, (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)