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Tom Leahy

Office 10/02/2021

Life sciences, the burgeoning asset class ready to emerge in Europe

Following its October $14.6bn recapitalisation of BioMed Realty, the largest private owner of life science office buildings in the United States, Blackstone announced in (...)

Finance 29/01/2021

“Beds and Sheds” notch record share of investment deals in Covid-hit Europe – RCA

Investor spending on apartment and industrial properties combined took a greater value share of European commercial property transactions than offices for the first time (...)

Finance 30/10/2020

Covid-19 pounds European real estate in Q3 2020 as deals fall 43% – RCA

Total European real estate deal volume fell 43% in Q3 2020 compared with the same quarter of 2019, to €44bn, Real Capital Analytics’s European (...)

Logistics 19/10/2020

European logistics continue to attract capital - RCA

Amid the numerous uncertainties caused by the Covid-19 crisis, the European logistics sector continues to attract a high level of capital, the latest data (...)

Finance 07/09/2020

Liquidity drops in 111 commercial property markets globally - RCA

According to the midyear update of the RCA Capital Liquidity Scores, the market liquidity fell in 111 of 155 global commercial real estate markets (...)

Finance 04/09/2020

"From a pricing standpoint, different stories are playing out across the continent"

For its new "Interview" season, BiTV opens its platform to Business Immo Europe and welcomes Tom Leahy, Senior Director at Real Capital Analytics.  With him, we (...)

Finance 02/09/2020

European investors keep faith with forward transactions - RCA

Investors stuck to the forward transactions route to acquire European office properties in the second quarter of 2020, according to data from Real Capital (...)

Finance 31/07/2020

European CRE transactions slide to lowest level in six years in Q2 – RCA

As the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns took a grip on markets, the volume of European commercial real estate investment transactions plunged to the (...)

Hospitality 01/07/2020

Global hotels sales down 50% in 2020 – RCA

Globally, hotels have been the asset class most impacted by the Covid-19 crisis with sales down by 50% in the first five months of (...)

Finance 22/04/2020

More liquid markets were the first to regain prior pricing during the last global downturn (RCA)

A record 2019 for European deal volume meant that many top property markets scored extremely well on Real Capital Analytics’s Capital Liquidity Scores in (...)

Finance 06/04/2020

Global office with higher average liquidity could be the first to recover their pre-crisis pricing - RCA

According to the RCA Capital Liquidity Scores, which illustrate how markets behaved with respect to capital liquidity during the last global downturn and can (...)

Finance 31/03/2020

Despite Covid-19, notable deals still being completed in Europe (RCA)

Although the number and value of European commercial property transactions in March will be low in comparison with recent years because of the ongoing (...)

Finance 25/03/2020

Withdrawal of international buyers could benefit domestic investors (RCA)

The ongoing virus-focused restrictions on the movement of people across the world will undoubtedly impede the flow of investment capital between countries and continents, (...)

Finance 05/02/2020

Sparkling Q4 rescues 2019 European real estate investment volumes after lacklustre start – RCA

The second most active quarter on record lifted European real estate investment to only a slightly softer finish overall for 2019, after a dismal (...)

Finance 04/11/2019

Paris edges London in 3Q19 Europe’s property investment - RCA

A strong 3Q19 performance by real estate in Paris edged the French capital ahead of Brexit-battered London in European volume for the first time (...)

Finance 07/10/2019

Korean global cross-border real estate purchases could double to record $20bn - RCA

Korean real estate investors have made a record $11.5bn (€10.5bn) in global cross-border deals to-date in 2019 and could reach $20bn this year, double (...)

Finance 29/08/2019

Brexit sparks 31% fall in 1H UK RE investment; Euro volumes down 15%

Escalating concerns over the economic impact of Brexit drove UK property investments down 31%yy in the first half to €23.4bn, while European volumes in (...)

Finance 07/05/2019

European RE investment slides to lowest level in 6yrs as resi outpaces retail

European commercial real estate investment in 1Q19 slid to its lowest level in six years, with slowing economic growth and political uncertainty weighing on (...)

Finance 04/02/2019

European 2018 real estate investment down 15% to €278bn but still near peak - RCA

Geopolitical concerns weighed on European real estate investment in 2018, with transactions down 15% from a strong 2017 to €277.7bn, albeit still close to (...)

Finance 06/11/2018

Euro RE investment slowdown offset by 3Q deal flurry, pipeline pickup - RCA

The European real estate investment slowdown deepened over the summer, but concerns over the ageing market cycle were offset in 3Q18 by a flurry (...)