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Office 04/12/2018

Gecina strengthens Paris focus, closing €525m regional office disposal

French REIT/SIIC Gecina has strengthened its focus on the Paris region with the closing of the €525m sale of regional office buildings, part of a number (...)

Office 23/11/2018

French Gecina closes €266m sale of Lyon offices to Primonial REIM

Paris office and residential REIT/SIIC Gecina has finalised a €266m sale of nine office buildings in Lyon to investment manager Primonial REIM. The sale, which follows a preliminary agreement (...)

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 (...)

Housing 20/07/2018

French REIT/SIIC Gecina forms strategy for resi assets, now worth €3.2bn

Giant French REIT/SIIC Gecina has devised a value strategy for its residential assets, which, at €3.2bn out of a €20bn portfolio, have become a (...)

Listed 20/07/2018

French Gecina 1H net up 51%yy at €230m, expects 8% shr rise for full year

Paris office REIT/SIIC Gecina now expects recurrent net income growth of over 8% per share for 2018 after it boosted the total by 51%yy (...)

Office 26/06/2018

Paris Gecina signs €775m office sales to help cut LTV below 40%

Paris office REIT/SIIC Gecina has signed €775m in sales pledges for buildings outside Paris acquired in the takeover of Eurosic which, once closed by year end, (...)

Health / Senior 16/03/2018

MIPIM BLOG Day 3: The Awards – for the ‘creative art’ of real estate in Europe

Live from MIPIM (Cannes) - Day Three-Thursday: Despite the driving rain in Cannes, even more evidence that the scope of European opportunities is widening, yes, and (...)

Listed 27/02/2018

Canada’s Ivanhoé Cambridge cuts stake in French Gecina to 15.4%

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Quebec-based pension fund manager CDPQ, has trimmed its holding in French office REIT/SIIC Gecina by 4.28% via a (...)

Finance 22/02/2018

French Gecina raises 2017 net by 4.6%, NAV by 19%; says Michel is stepping down

French office REIT/SIIC Gecina raised net income by 4.6% in 2017, adding nearly 19% to net asset value to take it to €152.9 per (...)

Office 19/01/2018

Eyeing European REITs, US Seeking Alpha adviser picks Gecina, Paris office as winners

Never before have I seen a private US stock-picking adviser venture into listed European real estate, but US retail investors are looking around the (...)

Listed 20/12/2017

Six European office REITs form sustainability and innovation thinktank

Even if real estate is local, clients' technical and environmental needs are the same across Europe, says Meka Brunel, CEO of French SIIC Gecina and one of (...)

Hospitality 20/10/2017

Gold in Spanish resort hotels (2): Blackstone, Ruggieri move in

In the rush to tap into the booming Spanish tourism hotel business, US wealth manager Blackstone and France’s Ruggieri family are hot on the (...)