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Finance 10/03/2020

With capital overflowing, where can CRE investors find returns?

Annual global private real estate fundraising exceeded $150bn for the first time in 2019, according to a recent study by London-based research firm Preqin, (...)

Finance 17/09/2019

Korean investors said spending record €6.2bn on European property in IH19

South Korean investors spent a record €6.2bn on European property in first half 2019, 10% of all cross-border deals, and are starting to look (...)

Office 04/07/2019

Paris's Lumière office complex said bought by Primonial, Korea's Samsung for €1.2bn

Likely to be France's deal of the year, Paris's largest office complex, Lumière, has been acquired by fund manager Primonial and Korea's Samsung SRA for (...)

Housing 04/07/2019

Sweden's Heimstaden extends NL housing with €97m buy from Germany's Patrizia

Sweden's listed Heimstaden continued its aggressive accumulation of housing assets, adding 18 Netherlands properties from Germany's Patrizia for €97.4m. The announcement comes almost simultaneously withHeimstaden's acquisition of residential property in (...)

Office 04/06/2019

Half Europe's 2yr 10m sqm office pipeline is pre-let as vacancies sink - Savills

Almost half of the 10m sqm European office pipeline for 2019 and 2020 is already pre-let, says adviser Savills. First quarter vacancies are down (...)

Logistics 07/05/2019

US-based Hines adds 117,000 sqm Netherlands business park/office space

US-based Hines has acquired the ABC Westland business park in the Netherlands, 13 buildings encompassing 117,000 sqm of logistics warehouse and commercial office space. No (...)

Office 18/04/2019

UK's Grosvenor re-enters Spain office with €80m buy in Madrid

London-based private manager Grosvenor has re-entered Spain's office market after 13 years, reportedly paying €80m for a Madrid asset from US giant Blackstone. Local media (...)

Finance 18/04/2019

New actors on the European stage

“When it comes to equity, European real estate is like a busy nightclub – as soon as one group leaves, another seems to be (...)

Office 09/04/2019

US Harbert's Project Bishop Dutch office portfolio purchase said at €80m

At a price said to be just under €80m, US-based Harbert Management has acquired a Dutch portfolio of office assets known as Project Bishop (...)

Finance 21/03/2019

Yield spreads, low rates to keep European real estate attractive to investors - Savills

Yield spreads around Europe will remain attractive in European real estate, and with interest rates expected to stay low, investment capital will continue to (...)

Finance 14/03/2019

European investors are going to beds

"Demographic change, rising house prices and supply shortages have established residential alternatives as desirable investments with positive rental growth prospects," says Savills in its (...)

Housing 11/03/2019

Nuveen, Value One in €600m European student housing JV

Nuveen Real Estate and developer Value One have agreed a €600m joint venture investing in pan-European student accommodation, seeding the vehicle with three assets. The (...)

Office 11/03/2019

Europe’s second cities set for growth in flexible office space - Savills

Europe’s smaller capital cities are set for higher growth in flexible office space in the next few years as the serviced-office market matures in (...)

Finance 08/03/2019

European 2019 CRE investment to hit €230bn, beating €200bn for 6th year - Savills

European commercial real estate investment should reach €230bn this year, beating the €200bn-mark for an unprecedented sixth year, says international adviser Savills.  The forecast underlines (...)

Finance 14/01/2019

Polish 2018 CRE investment surges 45% to record €7.2bn - Savills

Commercial real estate investment in Poland surged 45% last year to an all-time record of over €7.2bn, comprising more than 100 transactions, according to (...)

Office 19/12/2018

Peakside completes sale of Prague’s Cube office building

Private property investment firm Peakside Capital has completed the disposal of the Cube office building in Prague to BPD Development, a Prague-based development company. Built (...)

Finance 22/10/2018

Europe still offers core, value-add opportunities in specific markets, sectors - Savills

Office, standing stock, developments or refurbishments, continues to offer opportunities for core and value-add real estate investors in Europe, says adviser Savills. In value-add (...)

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 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, (...)

Housing 24/09/2018

1H European multi-family resi investment surges to 5yr record 17% - Savills

Multi-family residential investment as a proportion of all CRE spend in Europe surged in the first half to 17%, almost €20.5bn and the highest (...)