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Housing 29/09/2022

"We must all have a pragmatic vision of the low-carbon city"

Business Immo: What are Altarea's ambitions in terms of reducing its carbon footprint? Nathalie Bardin: We are all aware that the building and urban sector (...)

Housing 29/09/2022

Perial AM passes the €1bn AUM mark in Europe, excluding France

It all started with the acquisition of an office portfolio in Germany in 2017... Since then, Perial Asset Management has been able to weave (...)

Housing 29/09/2022

More than €3bn of transactions pulled from the French investment market over the summer

"Between July and August, we recorded between €5bn and €6bn in unsuccessful marketings, either due to a lack of supply or because the offers (...)

Housing 26/09/2022

Sofidy launches an OPCI fund dedicated to the European residential and hospitality market

Sofidy, a subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, has launched SoLiving, an OPCI fund dedicated to the European residential and housing market. This SRI-labelled vehicle aims (...)

Housing 22/09/2022

Ivanhoe Cambridge and CDC Habitat join forces to develop a housing portfolio

Ivanhoe Cambridge and CDC Habitat have signed a long-term partnership with an investment capacity of €500m. This partnership aims to develop a portfolio of (...)

Housing 19/09/2022

Banque des Territoires and Batigère linked by a €1.3bn partnership agreement

The Banque des Territoires and the Batigère group have signed a partnership agreement designed to support the landlord's development plan to the tune of (...)

Housing 15/09/2022

Significant new housing sales drop in France (FPI)

According to a study carried out by the National Statistical Observatory of the France's developer association FPI (Férédration des promoteurs immobiliers), total sales of new housing (...)

Housing 09/09/2022

"In the current environment, real estate has attractive attributes for investors"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Fergus Hicks, Real Estate Market Strategist at UBS Asset Management. In the opening of UBS Asset Management’s mid-year Panorama outlook report, titled  “Inflation (...)

Housing 05/09/2022

Residential investment down 18% in H1 2022 (Immostat)

In the first half of 2022, the overall amount of residential investment in France, as defined by ImmoStat*, is €3.7bn: this is down by (...)

Housing 31/08/2022

I-buying: Homeloop interests two buyers

At the same time as the Italian company Casavo announced that it was raising €400m to expand in Europe, particularly in France (Paris first), (...)

Housing 31/08/2022

DWS buys a build-to-rent complex in Blanc-Mesnil

On behalf of one of its funds under management, DWS has acquired its first build-to-rent residential building from Emerige, in co-development with Sequano Residential (...)

Housing 28/07/2022

Between repricing and holding pattern, investors are navigating the rising interest rate environment by sight

"Central banks are now trying to use the accelerator and the brake to try to curb the evolution of interest rates, knowing that their (...)

Housing 12/07/2022

“Although the current environment leads us to be careful, it can also be an opportunity”

Business Immo: How has Norges Bank Investment Management’s real estate investment activity evolved since the Covid-19 pandemic? Mie Holstad: I took on the role of (...)

Housing 01/07/2022

In Île-de-France, existing housing prices have increased by 2.6 %

41,770 existing homes were sold in the Île-de-France region from February to April 2022, according to the Notaires du Grand Paris. This figure is up (...)

Housing 30/06/2022

Colonies enters Belgium with eight coliving residences in Brussels

Paris-based coliving operator Colonies, co-founded by Alexandre Martin, Amaury Courbon and François Roth in 2017, is launching in Belgium with the opening of eight (...)

Housing 29/06/2022

Nexity and Urban Campus sign their first Build-to-Rent project

Nexity and Urban Campus have announced the signing of their first Build-to-Rent (BTR) transaction on the French market in Saint-Louis (68) near Bâle, on (...)

Housing 28/06/2022

Engie sells 70 brownfiled sites to be rehabilitated to a trio of property developers

Further proof that rehabilitation is a significant part of the future of real estate development. A partnership between Icade Promotion, Brownfields and Aire Nouvelle (...)

Housing 24/06/2022

"The European CRE investment market has largely recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Benjamin Bill, Partner in Real Estate at CMS Francis Lefebvre, the French branch of the international law firm network CMS.  The firm recently (...)

Housing 13/06/2022

“Blackstone sees an opportunity to invest c. $100bn in climate change solutions projects”

Business Immo: Blackstone is partnering with St. Modwen to develop carbon-negative affordable homes. What is this initiative and what are the objectives? Caroline Hill: St. (...)

Housing 10/06/2022

"Invesco Real Estate's debt strategy is looking to support borrowers who prioritise ESG"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Andrew Gordon, Head of European Real Estate Debt at Invesco Real Estate. The firm announced earlier this week the launch of its first (...)