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Finance 09/07/2020

Paris is on the European CRE investment post-Covid podium - Savills

The extent of the Covid-19 epidemic and its consequences on the real estate investment market is still uncertain. Nevertheless, some European cities are already (...)

Logistics 09/07/2020

Gazeley becomes GLP

Three years after passing under the Global Logistic Properties (GLP) flag for $2.8bn, the British-based Gazeley has adopted the GLP global brand on the European continent. "Since (...)

Territories 09/07/2020

"I want to connect my term to the major underlying trends driving the real estate industry."

Business Immo: You have been active within ULI France for several years. Why this involvement? Sébastien Chemouny: I have been working for Allianz for ten (...)

Finance 09/07/2020

Real estate transparency is progressing worldwide, but overall improvement is the weakest since GFC – JLL/LaSalle

Transparency is progressing across most countries and territories, but overall improvement is the weakest since the period directly following the Global Financial Crisis, reports (...)

Office 09/07/2020

Fears of offices extinction are excessive, says Savills IM

The fear of seeing offices disappear in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak is disproportionate, according to Savills Investment Management. The group believes that (...)

Finance 09/07/2020

WiredScore launches international think tank on smart buildings

WiredScore is bringing together leading landlords and tenants from around the world to form the WiredScore Smart Council, a global think tank dedicated to (...)

Finance 08/07/2020

Angelo Gordon raises over $1.5bn for latest European real estate fund

Angelo Gordon & Co., a $35bn alternative investment firm focused on credit and real estate investing, has raised over $1.5bn in equity commitments for (...)

Health / Senior 08/07/2020

Primonial REIM pays€145m for eight German senior care facilities

Primonial REIM has finalised, on behalf of its SCPI Primovie, the sale and leaseback acquisition of eight senior citizen establishments in Germany, sold by the Dana-Sarec (...)

Finance 08/07/2020

"This crisis should accelerate the adoption of new technologies in real estate"

Business Immo: Two years after its launch, what is the status of the JLL Spark Global Venture Fund? Tanguy Quéro: With a $100m capital, this fund (...)

Finance 08/07/2020

European real estate performance reflects impacts of Covid-19 in Q1 2020 - INREV

The negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the European real estate industry are starting to show, according the INREV Quarterly Index for Q1 (...)

Career 08/07/2020

LaSalle IM's Simon Marrison to join KKR as Senior Advisor for Real Estate in Europe

KKR has announced the appointment of Simon Marrison, the Chairman of LaSalle Investment Management’s European business, as a Senior Advisor, effective Sept 7th 2020. (...)

Career 07/07/2020

AEW appoints Jeremy Convert as Head of Investments France

AEW has announced the promotion of Jeremy Convert to Head of Investments France. With the group since 2013 as an Executive Director in the (...)

Retail 07/07/2020

Paris Gare du Nord renovation project gets building permit

The Prefect of Ile-de-France, Michel Cadot, issued a building permit for the renovation of Paris’ Gare du Nord train station. This order follows the (...)

Finance 07/07/2020

Greater Paris office take-up drop 40% in H1 2020, French CRE investments down 20%

Over first half 2020, office take-up in the Greater Paris Region reached 667,500 sqm, according to new Immostat data, down 40% compared to H1 2019. (...)

Housing 07/07/2020

Primonial REIM pays €109m for 25,000 sqm mixed-use complex in Ivry-sur-Seine

French investment manager Primonial REIM has j acquired off-plan, on behalf of one of its funds, a mixed-use property complex of nearly 25,000 sqm, (...)

Health / Senior 07/07/2020

BNP Paribas REIM launches Healthcare Property Fund Europe

BNP Paribas REIM has just announced the launch of "Healthcare Property Fund Europe" —HPF Europe— in the first half of 2020 with initial equity commitments of (...)

Career 07/07/2020

EMEA CEO and CIO Sophie Van Oosterom leaves CBRE Global Investors

In the midst of a global reorganisation, CBRE Global Investors has confirmed that Sophie van Oosterom, EMEA CEO and CIO, has decided to pursue (...)

Finance 06/07/2020

France's CRE investment market suffers the effects of Covid-19 in 1H20 (Knight Frank)

For the first half of 2020 as a whole, the volumes invested in France totalled €11bn, reports Knight Frank. Although down 15% year-on-year, they (...)

Office 06/07/2020

Sophia Antipolis: Courtin Real Estate and Valimmo buy the Dow France site

French property investors Courtin Real Estate and Valimmo have joined forces to acquire a 4 hectare plot of land in the heart of the (...)

Logistics 06/07/2020

Aviva Investors buys 13,300 sqm warehouse near Lyon off-plan

London-based investment manager Aviva Investors has acquired off-plan a logistics warehouse with a leasable area of approximately 13,300 sqm, located in l'Isle d'Abeau, South-East (...)