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Retail 30/04/2020

URW partners with Bureau Veritas to label its shopping centres for hygiene, safety and environment

Giant Paris-based REIT/SIIC Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has announced the reinforcement of its practices dedicated to the prevention of health risks within its European shopping centres, (...)

Listed 08/04/2020

French REIT/SIICs URW and Klépierre reduce senior management compensation

French REIT/SIICs Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) and Klépierre both announced measures to reduce senior management compensations during the Covid-19 epidemic. “As a sign of solidarity with all (...)

Finance 07/04/2020

The investment market in France set a record before the Covid-19 crisis (Knight Frank)

In retrospect, the first quarter of 2020 has been a great period for commercial real estate investment. The volumes invested increased by 28% compared to Q1 (...)

Retail 31/03/2020

URW provides space in its shopping centres for women victims of violence

Amidst the Covid-19 epidemic, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has committed to helping local communities by making unoccupied space in its shopping centres available for the benefit of women victims (...)

Listed 24/03/2020

URW withdraws 2020 guidance and cuts dividend in half

Giant REIT/SIIC Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has withdrawn its 2020 AREPS guidance and “expects to provide an update on its guidance when it can reliably”. To satisfy (...)

Retail 16/03/2020

Coronavirus: how France's retail sector apprehends the store closures

Faced with the temporary closure of places "non-essential" to the life of the nation, announced Saturday by Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, France’s retail sector (...)

Retail 10/03/2020

Dutch Wereldhave prepares its exit from France

After conducting a thorough evaluation of its portfolio, Dutch shopping centre group Wereldhave decided to transform its shopping centres into "Full Service Centres", mixed-use (...)

Listed 17/02/2020

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield 2019 AREPS exceeds expectations

Europe's largest listed property owner, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, reported for 2019 an Adjusted Recurring Earnings per Stapled Share (AREPS) of €12.37, exceeding its guidance of €12.10 (...)

Retail 13/02/2020

URW to partner with Crédit Agricole Assurances and La Française on a €2bn portfolio

Europe's largest listed property owner, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) announced today that it has received binding offers from a consortium of French investors comprised of Crédit (...)

Career 05/02/2020

Thibault Ancely to head Tristan Capital Partners in France

Originally, Thibault Ancely, 42, was to join WeWork's French teams last fall. But, according to BI sources, the former executive director of investments and (...)

Office 22/01/2020

"2020 will mark the end of the deterioration in the performance of commercial real estate."

VIEWS+S Consulting has just published a study on European listed real estate. Its founder, Philippe Le Trung, looks back on the major lessons to (...)

Office 11/12/2019

[REPORTAGE] What is it that makes investors run to La Défense?

Often considered too cold, too mineral or even too mono-functional, La Défense is the object of all desires. Investors - led by South Koreans (...)

Office 09/09/2019

Asian appetite for Paris-La Défense continues as GIC nears €550m closing on Tower PB6

Asian investor appetite for large office towers in Paris-La Défense continues unabated, with BI sources saying Singapore's GIC is near to closing on Tower PB6 for (...)

Office 02/08/2019

Korea's NH, France's L'Étoile buy into La Défense Eqho for €370m - BI sources

Korean investment group NH, represented by Paris private firm L'Étoile Properties, has taken a 49% stake in the La Défense Eqho Tower, paying €370m, according to BI sources. The (...)

Listed 01/08/2019

URW 1H19 net rents up 3.3% to €1.25bn, sees strong Europe/US tenant sales

Europe's largest listed property owner, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, boosted 1H19 net rental income 3.3% like for like to €1.25bn and said tenant sales in Europe and the (...)

Office 04/07/2019

Korean Mirae, French Amundi confirm Paris La Défense Majunga buy

Korea's Mirae Asset Daewoo and France's Amundi Real Estate have confirmed their purchase of the 67,036 sqm Majunga tower in Paris La Défense, advised by Deloitte. Mirae Asset Daewoo (...)

Retail 26/06/2019

Unibail launches Westfield brand in Europe, first covering 10 malls

Europe's largest listed property group Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is to launch the Westfield brand in Europe with a first wave of 10 shopping centres, including seven (...)

Finance 19/06/2019

Allianz RE takes debt fund to €1.5bn with €230m sole refinancing of Berlin's Gropius Passage

With a further sole-lender refinancing for the Gropius Passagen mall in Berlin for €230m, Allianz Real Estate has taken its newly launched Luxembourg debt fund to (...)

Retail 05/06/2019

Investors don’t count retail out just yet

“There is usually a time lag of 1-2 years between what happens in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe”, according to Darren Yates, (...)

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 (...)