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Finance 08/07/2020

"This crisis should accelerate the adoption of new technologies in real estate"

Business Immo: Two years after its launch, what is the status of the JLL Spark Global Venture Fund? Tanguy Quéro: With a $100m capital, this fund (...)

Office 26/05/2020

France's Realiz3D adapts its space planning algorithm to Covid-19 restrictions

In response to the health issues faced by office users, owners and brokers during the resumption of their activities, French software editor Realiz3D has (...)

Finance 25/03/2020

The Covid-19 crisis foreshadows what a climate crisis could be tomorrow - IEIF

According to analyses issued by Béatrice Guedj and Pierre Schoeffler, Senior Advisors at the Institut de l'épargne immobilière et foncière (IEIF), the Covid-19 crisis certainly (...)

Finance 26/02/2020

“The time is right for Yardi to open an office in Paris”

Business Immo:  What is Yardi proposing to the French real estate sector? Richard Gerritsen: We don't consider ourselves a software company anymore, but a technology (...)

Career 06/02/2020

Robin Rivaton new Investment Director at Idinvest Partners

Idinvest Partners has announced the arrival of Robin Rivaton as Investment Director within the Venture Capital team. In this position, Robin Rivaton will focus on (...)

Finance 18/12/2019

German Proptech Architrave names Smallwood as COO, board member

The German PropTech group Architrave has appointed English national Ashley Smallwood as new Chief Operating Officer, and member of the Executive Board. Before joining Architrave, Smallwood was (...)

Finance 11/12/2019

Real Capital Analytics property data group acquires Sweden's Datscha

In one of the largest European PropTech transactions of 2019, US-based property data provider Real Capital Analytics has acquired Swedish real estate technology firm Datscha. The transaction combines Datscha’s technological (...)

Finance 02/07/2019

“Fifth Wall is looking to work more closely with start-ups based in Europe, where we see a lot of potential”

Business Immo: What is Fifth Wall’s investment strategy? Roelof Opperman: Fifth Wall is the largest venture capital firm focused on the Built World technology and (...)

Housing 25/02/2019

Using 3D Technology to Sell More Efficiently

3D modeling and virtual tours are becoming the perfect tools to immerse yourself into a real estate project. HomeByMe, an online 3D home design (...)

Finance 04/12/2018

Frankfurt's Kintyre launches digital transformation subsidiary

Frankfurt real estate investment manager Kintyre is launching a new subsidiary, Kintyre DS, to focus on digital transformation, and developing technological initiatives to support its core business. The Kintyre DS platform (...)

Office 10/10/2018

"France is very focused on innovation"

Business Immo: How is French PropTech developing? Régis Chemouny: Investments in PropTech are expected to reach $ 20 billion worldwide in 2020, compared to $ 12 billion (...)

Housing 08/10/2018

Corestate's Winter takes stake in Quarters co-living via W5

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - The W5 Group, the family office of Ralph Winter, founder of publicly-listed Corestate Capital, has taken a stake (...)

Office 28/09/2018

Germany's KGAL enters Polish office with €48m Spark buy from Skanska

Munich-based fund manager KGAL has made its first purchase in Poland's office market, paying €48m to acquire the 13,000 sqm Spark project in Warsaw (...)

Finance 25/09/2018

Germany’s iFunded in €4m financing to extend institutional investor offer

German digital real estate investment platform iFunded has announced a €4m pre-Series A round of financing to extend its offer to institutional investors and integrate blockchain (...)

Finance 02/08/2018

Venture capitalists invest $1bn in global ConTech startups in 1H

Venture capitalists invested a record $1.05bn in global construction technology (ConTech) startups in the first half of 2018, reports adviser JLL - up nearly (...)

Logistics 05/07/2018

Singapore REIT creates Frasers Property Europe with €1.5bn logistics AUM

Singapore REIT Frasers Property has completed the acquisition of logistics group Alpha Industrial and the takeover of Amsterdam's Geneba Properties to create a merged group with €1.5bn in (...)

Finance 05/07/2018

German firms establish Real Estate Data Summit to set open digital strategy

Eight leading German property management and real estate firms, organised by Berlin PropTech group Architrave, have founded a new grouping called Real Estate Data (...)

Finance 26/04/2018

Real estate future starts now, RICS World Built Environment Forum hears

The transformative impact of digitalisation plus huge growth in global cities will need a new generation of leaders, the RICS World Built Environment Forum in London (...)