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Housing 11/01/2019

French CDC's Ampère raises €900m commitments for new housing fund

French Ampère Gestion, part of French state financier CdC which led the first-ever takeover of a public sector housing portfolio last summer for €1.4bn, has raised (...)

Housing 10/01/2019

German 2018 resi investment slips to €15bn but notable for first-time buyers

German residential investment slipped by a modest 3%yy to €15.1bn last year, and was marked by the entry of several first-time buyers, says adviser (...)

Housing 07/01/2019

German 2018 resi investment up 16% at €16bn; 2019 may be hit by supply - BNPPRE

Investment in German residential real estate rose 16%yy to €16.3bn in 2018 but, says adviser BNP Paribas Real Estate, even if demand is strong, (...)

Housing 19/12/2018

Vonovia's Victoria Park, in largest Swedish deal, adds 2,340 flats for €456m

In Sweden's largest deal of 2018, Victoria Park, a unit of Germany's Vonovia, has agreed to pay SEK4.7bn (€456m) for two residential portfolios with (...)

Housing 06/12/2018

Germany's Vonovia to cut energy investments 40% after tenant rental concerns

German listed housing giant Vonovia is cutting its investments in energy modernisation in apartments by 40% due to tenant concerns over the resulting rental (...)

Housing 03/12/2018

French railways to invest €3bn in new housing, refurbishments

ICF Habitat, the housing arm of French railway SNCF which this year sold off a €1.4bn portfolio in a landmark deal, aims to invest €3bn (...)

Housing 13/11/2018

Why we acquired the SNCF/Vesta housing portfolio

Swiss Life Asset Managers and Ampère Gestion, a unit of French state institution CdC, were revealed last month as winners of the largest French (...)

Finance 02/11/2018

Swedish 9mth real estate investment, boosted by residential, rises 9%

Sweden's real estate investment rose by 9%yy in the first nine months of 2018 to SEK110bn (€10.6bn), with residential making up the largest share (...)

Housing 16/10/2018

In Denormandie France has its first minister for housing. Period.

After the government reshuffle today France has its first minister for housing. Period. Not for urban planning; not also for cohesion or equality of (...)

Housing 16/10/2018

Berlin manager acquires two mandates, 750 flats worth €90m from Union

Berlin private investment manager Deutsche Asset One has acquired 750 apartments valued at around €90m in two separate account mandates from Union Investment Real (...)

Housing 12/10/2018

CDC Habitat, Swiss Life confirm group buy of SNCF resi portfolio

Following a BIE report, French CDC Habitat and Swiss Life Asset Managers have confirmed that their group, which includes Germany's Vonovia and two state pension funds, (...)

Housing 12/10/2018

Foreign ownership in French housing is no cause for concern

The participation of Germany's Vonovia and Zurich's Swiss Life in the winning bid for French SNCF's housing portfolio is good for Europe, good for France – (...)

Housing 12/10/2018

Vonovia confirms 10% stake in CDC Habitat's SNCF resi portfolio buy

Germany's giant listed housing group Vonovia, responding to a BIE report, has confirmed it has a 10% stake in the consortium led by CDC (...)

Housing 10/10/2018

France's CDC, backed by Germany's Vonovia, said winner of SNCF housing at €1.4bn

With a near €1.4bn bid, France's CDC Habitat, backed by two state pension funds and Germany's Vonovia, has won the 4,000-unit housing portfolio sold (...)

Housing 08/10/2018

German resi investment at €15bn ytd as foreign buying continues

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - German residential investment year to date has reached €14.9bn or 103,000 units, says adviser JLL, 37% above year-ago (...)

Housing 24/09/2018

US Greystar launches French student/PRS platform under new MD Kurata

US-based housing group Greystar is launching a platform in France to acquire and develop student and private rented residential, and is opening an office (...)

Finance 10/09/2018

EPRA delegates rise as investors, analysts seek undervalued assets, M&A

There seems little doubt that the more than 400 delegates to the EPRA conference last week reflected the rising interest in listed real estate (...)

Listed 05/09/2018

Germany's Vonovia buys Starwood out of Sweden's Victoria Park

German listed housing firm Vonovia has acquired the US Starwood Capital Group's full stake in Sweden's Victoria Park at its original offer price, taking (...)

Listed 05/09/2018

Listed housing firms such as Vonovia to boom in Europe – EPRA

Publicly-quoted housing firms like Germany's giant Vonovia will boom in Europe as policymakers grapple with soaring demand, EPRA executives say. Markets in Netherlands and (...)

Listed 04/09/2018

Growing investor interest boosts EPRA Berlin conference over 400 participants

The EPRA annual conference in Berlin, which starts today, has attracted over 400 participants, the largest to date, as investors seek personal contact with (...)