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Office 06/12/2018

L'Oréal's ambitious roadmap for 40m sqm of properties in 70 countries

Three years after joining France's global beauty products group L'Oréal, Frédéric Ciuntu has structured his real estate division as a property firm to ensure professional management (...)

Office 06/12/2018

"Prime yields on offices in Paris CBD have reached a floor"

Live from Simi (Paris) –Prime yields on Paris central business district office investments have reached a floor, say Carine Dassé, vice-president of MSCI Real (...)

Finance 28/11/2018

Italy's Generali aims to grow €30bn property AUM, 3rd-party funds - Mazzocco

Italy's Generali Real Estate aims to add €5bn to its €30bn in property assets over the next three years while significantly growing its fund (...)

Logistics 27/11/2018

French logistics REIT Argan to repeat double-digit growth in 2018

Paris-based warehouse REIT/SIIC Argan has experienced spectacular development since foundation in 2000 - and 2018, reaching €1.4bn under management by year-end, will be no different. In an (...)

Finance 26/11/2018

Aberdeen Standard aims to double European AUM to €26bn

British fund manager Aberdeen Standard Investments aims to double European assets to €26bn by 2025 and will diversify in residential and logistics in western (...)

Housing 23/11/2018

German rental housing to remain attractive despite price rises

German rental housing, despite price rises in recent years, will remain low risk as more people move into the country, particularly the major cities, (...)

Finance 22/11/2018

CPI aims to be first foreign property firm to tap Japan Pro-Bonds

Securitised real estate debt markets are internationalising, and Czech and Berlin investor CPI Property aims to be the first foreign property firm to tap Japanese Pro-Bonds, (...)

Finance 21/11/2018

French Amundi errs on the side of caution in real estate

Appearances can be deceiving. While Amundi Immobilier, real estate arm of global insurance group Amundi, appears to have been absent from the investment market (...)

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 (...)

Housing 13/11/2018

Primonial Luxembourg targets key European cities in housing strategy

French investment manager Primonial will focus its new Luxembourg-based housing fund on its home base Paris, plus Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt and Helsinki, Deputy (...)

Office 12/11/2018

Spain’s Colonial looks forward to organic growth after busy 2018

Spanish office REIT/SOCIMI Colonial, after a takeover and a readjustment of capital this year, is looking ahead to delivering organic growth with a rise (...)

Logistics 22/10/2018

European logistics rents may follow investment, building, land price rises

European logistics prices are rising in standing stock, construction and land, and rents are likely to follow, says the CEO of Amsterdam's Frasers Property (...)

Finance 17/10/2018

European property cycle could stretch to 15 or 18 years - Invesco's Rofe

The European real estate cycle could stretch to 15 or 18 years and global capital is still flowing in, slightly favouring the region over the US (...)

Finance 15/10/2018

Greek REIT Grivalia sees opportunities after decade of turmoil

After a decade of economic and political turmoil in Greece, investment opportunities are now appearing in its real estate, especially in assets coming out (...)

Office 11/10/2018

Saudi Arabia’s Sedco Capital to invest up to €300m in European real estate

Saudi Arabia's Sedco Capital, which this week announced it invested €156m in three properties in Europe, one of which its first foray into France, aims to (...)

Office 10/10/2018

"France is very focused on innovation"

Business Immo: How is French PropTech developing? Régis Chemouny: Investments in PropTech are expected to reach $ 20 billion worldwide in 2020, compared to $ 12 billion (...)

Hospitality 10/10/2018

UK’s EasyHotel to open 50 hotels in France, Germany, Spain

Business Immo: What is EasyHotel’s development plan for Europe ? Marc Vieilledent: At the time of its entry on the London Stock Exchange in 2014, (...)

Territories 09/10/2018

"La Défense is THE premier business district of Paris"

Business Immo: What makes La Défense different from other French business districts? Marie-Célie Guillaume: La Défense is THE premier business district of Paris. It is (...)

Office 09/10/2018

Hines’ new European value-add fund could invest up to €1.8bn

Live from Expo Real (Munich) - US-based Hines could invest up to €1.8bn in with its new value-add Hines European Value Fund, which recently (...)

Territories 08/10/2018

"France is finally perceived as modern"

Business Immo : What are your arguments when marketing Greater Paris to foreign real estate investors? Alexandre Missoffe: Greater Paris is a global project that concentrates (...)