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Office 16/04/2021

"Regional European markets will be more resilient when the working from home trends continues"

BiTV Interview welcomes Hans Vrensen, Head of Research & Strategy at AEW Europe. In a recent AEW Monthly Research Report, its is stated that the share of (...)

Housing 16/04/2021

"The French student housing market is accelerating"

Business Immo: You joined Savills last October as co-director of the Residential Capital Markets department after having previously been at CBRE in the same (...)

Office 16/04/2021

IWG opens a new Regus centre near Toulouse

IWG, the world's leading provider of flexible work spaces, has announced the opening of a new Regus centre. Located at 5 avenue Pierre-Georges in (...)

Office 16/04/2021

Headline rents for existing offices under 5,000 sqm fall in Paris in Q1 - Evolis

Evolis’ weighted headline rent index for existing offices under 5,000 sqm has stabilised over a year at +0.3%. In Paris, a significant decrease in (...)

Office 15/04/2021

Still a strong competition for value-creating transactions in the Paris office market

Against all expectations, the off-plan office sale segment in the Paris Region reached €3.9  bn in 2020 - a decline of "only" 4% compared to (...)

Hospitality 15/04/2021

Waiting for a rebound, the French hotel industry is still holding out - Extendam

While French hoteliers are still waiting for the rebound caused by an acceleration of the vaccination campaign, they continued to suffer the devastating effects (...)

Green 15/04/2021

Gecina wants to transform 100% of its bonds into Green Bonds

Following on from the announcement of CAN0P-2030, its Carbon Net Zero Plan with a target for its operational portfolio to be carbon neutral by (...)

Office 15/04/2021

Barings acquires Maison Margiela's head building in Paris' 11th arrondissement

Barings returns to the Paris office market. After recently selling 9 rue du Helder (Paris 9th) for around €26,000 per square metre, the teams of (...)

Housing 15/04/2021

High-end Parisian flats sales hit a record in Q1 2020 — Daniel Féau

High-end residential property in Paris does not seem to be (overly) impacted by the health crisis. "At the beginning of 2021, the exceptional dynamism (...)

Finance 14/04/2021

Tokoro Capital secures 60% ltc debt facility for the 86 Rue De Courcelles in Paris

Tokoro Capital, a next generation real estate investment manager, has closed a 60% Loan-to-Cost (“LTC”) senior investment loan from pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG, secured (...)

Career 14/04/2021

BNP Paribas REIM appoints Maarten Van der Spek as Global Head of Strategy

This new role is entrusted to Maarten Van der Spek, a Dutch national, who has started on 6 April. A graduate of the Universities of Amsterdam and (...)

Retail 14/04/2021

Retail attractivity: it's not the size that counts!

At the time of the launch of its fund in 2017, F&A Asset Management produced a study on the best cities to invest in (...)

Office 14/04/2021

Has the time come for a revival in the Paris Region office market?

No, the office is not dead. Gone are the anxieties of the past year, when teleworking seemed to be on the way to overthrowing (...)

Logistics 14/04/2021

Sustained pace for the French logistics real estate market in Q1 2021 - Arthur Loyd

According to Arthur Loyd's latest report, take-up in the French logistics property market rose sharply in the first quarter of 2021, with 644,000 sqm (...)

Listed 13/04/2021

An economic rebound detrimental to listed real estate companies

Like most real estate markets around the world, European listed real estate companies have had a mountainous year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As (...)

Office 13/04/2021

Interparfums acquires "10 rue de Solférino" in Paris for €125m

Interparfums has announced that its majority-owned Parisian subsidiary, Interparfums SA, has acquired its future headquarters at 10 rue de Solférino, in the 7th arrondissement (...)

Career 13/04/2021

Segro France strengthens its organisation and confirms its development strategy

Segro France has announced a strengthening of its organisation to meet the new challenges of the market and the needs of its customers and partners. (...)

Retail 13/04/2021

French specialised retail activity down 27.8% in March 2021 - Procos

In its latest report on specialised retail activity, Procos, a federation representing 300 retailers, has compared activity in March 2021 and 2019. It considers that (...)

Career 13/04/2021

Etienne Casara joins ICG Real Estate as an Associate Director in Paris

UK asset manager Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) Real Estate team has appointed to its Paris office Etienne Casara as an Associate Director. He will report (...)

Listed 12/04/2021

Are SIICs inoculated against Covid-19? - iread

Stock market performance: glass half empty... Despite the vertiginous fall in share prices experienced by the entire stock market as soon as the health crisis (...)