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Retail 08/01/2019

Spain's El Corte Inglés said selling up to €2bn of non-core real estate

Spain's largest department store chain El Corte Inglés is reported to be preparing a sale of some 130 non-strategic properties, valued at up to €2bn, which (...)

Listed 03/01/2019

New Madrid office REIT Árima agrees €110m acquisitions by year-end

Madrid office REIT/SOCIMI Árima, created by former executives of Axiare acquired last year by Colonial, agreed acquisitions worth €110m by year end, just two months after its (...)

Office 03/12/2018

Filipino ISOC pays Skanska €59m for Polish Katowice office projects

Skanska’s Polish development arm has sold its last two office projects in Katowice’s Silesia Business Park for €59m to Philippines group ISOC, the latter’s (...)

Office 16/10/2018

Tristan's EPISO 4 adds a 12-unit Dutch office portfolio for €118m

The opportunity fund EPISO 4 advised by London-based Tristan Capital Partners has acquired a Dutch office portfolio of 12 assets primarily located in Utrecht (...)

Office 09/10/2018

CEE real estate shifting as cost efficiency gives way to knowledge industries

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - Central European real estate markets are changing, with a marked shift to quality and knowledge-based operations and away (...)

Office 05/10/2018

Spain's Colonial sells €441m Madrid offices to UK's Tristan

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial said it has sold a portfolio of seven Madrid office buildings for €441m in a deal announced separately by the buyer, London's (...)

Logistics 04/10/2018

Europa Capital, Garbe pay €92.5m for German/Austrian industrial

London-based Europa Capital and Germany's Garbe are acquiring, for €92.5m, a 183,000 sqm light industrial and logistics portfolio in Germany and Austria from the (...)

Office 24/09/2018

More Frankfurt office towers needed to match rising demand - Colliers

Office occupiers in Frankfurt are increasingly focusing on skyscrapers, making them popular investment assets and depressing vacancies to 3.7%, says adviser Colliers. Also due (...)

Office 06/07/2018

Allianz adds €175m Stockholm office in first Swedish equity deal in six years

Allianz Real Estate, part of the giant Munich-based insurance group, has paid €175m to acquire the 30,000 sqm Gangaren 11 office complex in Stockholm, (...)

Retail 27/04/2018

German Universal, US Hines pay €600m for Paris Champs-Elysées store for BVK

Germany's Universal Investment and US-based wealth manager Hines have paid nearly €600m to purchase Apple's future head office and new concept store on Paris' prestigious avenue des (...)

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 (...)

Office 17/04/2018

UK's Tristan makes purchases in Wroclaw, Cologne; disposal in Luxembourg

London real estate fund manager Tristan Capital Partners has announced three new transactions - acquisition of a development site in Poland's Wroclaw and a mixed-use complex (...)

Logistics 20/02/2018

Frasers' German/Austrian logistics buy from Alpha seen above €600m

Singapore-based Frasers Property's European subsidiary has added to its growing logistics portfolio by buying 22 German and Austrian properties owned principally by Luxembourg's Alpha (...)

Finance 01/12/2017

Electoral law, GDP growth, supply shortage seen compressing Italian office yields

Helped by a new electoral law, GDP growth momentum and a supply shortage, Italian office sector dynamism is picking up and should produce rental (...)

Office 30/11/2017

Frankfurt's Tower 185 sold to Deka for €775m, almost €300m over 2011 cost

Austrian listed CA Immo said it has sold its largest single investment asset, Tower 185 in Frankfurt, to the Deka savings bank group for (...)

Finance 01/11/2017

Eurozone economic, real estate optimism tempered by asset availability – ULI/PwC

An improving Eurozone macroeconomic outlook and real estate’s continued attractiveness are bolstering industry optimism, says the ULI/PwC Emerging Trends 2018 report. But investors are concerned about (...)

Office 01/11/2017

Data availability, shift toward real estate as a service seen upcoming trends

The growing availability of data on all aspects of real estate, combined with the tech-enabled shift toward viewing it as a service rather than (...)

Office 01/11/2017

Berlin, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Munich, Madrid top city list in ULI/PwC report

For the fourth year in a row Berlin has taken the top spot in the city rankings of the annual Emerging Trends report produced (...)