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Listed 27/10/2020

"Unlike the activists' plan, the Reset plan proposes to reduce uncertainty through immediate action”

Business Immo: Your Reset plan gets a lot of criticism. Why do you think it is essential to meet the challenges facing Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW)? Christophe (...)

Listed 16/10/2020

"Léon Bressler's 'Refocus' plan is heading in the right direction"

Business Immo: Léon Bressler and Xavier Niel strongly criticised the Reset plan announced by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield. What is your reading of the situation? Benoît Faure-Jarrosson: The (...)

Housing 14/10/2020

"The Babel Community’s objective is to spread its concept across every major French cities"

Business Immo: How was the partnership between The Babel Community and the Banque des Territoires born? Benoît Jobert: This partnership was born out of an (...)

Housing 05/10/2020

"Coliving responds, with a more favourable framework, to a demand from institutional clients for residential"

Business Immo: 813 Capital Investment has dedicated its investment strategy to the coliving sector. What does this strategy entail? Adrien Durazzini: We have a strategy (...)

Listed 02/10/2020

“The financial markets recognise the critical nature of the logistics asset class”

Business Immo: Argan presented its quarterly results this evening. What do you retain from these three quarters marked by a health and economic crisis? Jean-Claude (...)

Housing 28/09/2020

"We are seeing a growing interest in social housing among our institutional clients"

Business Immo: You have announced the financing of three French social landlords. What do these operations consist of? Cédric Rozier: These financing operations fall under (...)

Retail 21/09/2020

"Why Batipart is investing €500m in the retail sector"

Business Immo: Batipart stands out in a pan-European acquisition. Can you tell us more about this operation? Louis Bayon: Batipart is acquiring in sale and (...)

Office 18/09/2020

"It’s up to us, office professionals, to reinvent this asset class"

Business Immo: Placed demand for office space was strongly affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. While many companies are starting to telework, what is your (...)

Retail 16/09/2020

"The retail premises market will enter a crisis"

Business Immo: With Offmarket Brokers, what is the core of your business? Kevin Suissa: We define Offmarket Brokers as a team of external acquisition managers. (...)

Office 10/09/2020

"The French market remains an important pillar of Allianz's global portfolio"

Business Immo: Allianz Real Estate has just signed the acquisition of two of the three Citylights towers in Boulogne-Billancourt – one of the largest commercial real (...)

Finance 31/07/2020

"Tokoro Capital's first fund will target London and Paris offices"

Business Immo: Why have you created Tokoro Capital? Max Bassadone: When we thought about raising capital, we tried to do things slightly differently by breaking (...)

Listed 23/07/2020

"Covivio has no intention of changing its strategy in the hotel business."

Business Immo: What is your assessment for the 1st half of 2020? Christophe Kullmann: In this very special context marked by the health crisis, Covivio's (...)

Housing 20/07/2020

"The German housing market convinces above all by its stability"

Business Immo: What are the main attractions of the German residential market for real estate investors? Tristan Hinseler: The German residential real estate market convinces (...)

Finance 17/07/2020

“The main goal of our new REOC business is to build companies and provide them additional capital”

Business Immo: Principal Real Estate has recently announced the relaunch of its real estate operating company (REOC) strategy. What does this project entail? Todd Everett: (...)

Finance 10/07/2020

"In France, we want to remain active across all asset classes"

Business Immo: You become Head of Investments in a particularly troubled climate for real estate investors. How does the current period influence your investment (...)

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 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 (...)

Office 02/07/2020

“Generali Real Estate won’t change its strategy significantly”

Business Immo: Four months after the coronavirus outbreak, what do you take away from this unprecedented crisis on European real estate? Aldo Mazzocco: In mid-2019, (...)

Finance 01/07/2020

“There are important economic reasons to adopt an environmentally conscious approach to investing”

Over the last 10 years, Norges Bank Investment Management, the investment manager of Norway's giant Pension Fund Global, has built an unlisted real estate (...)

Green 26/06/2020

"Our centres give us important responsibilities in terms of responsible consumption"

Recently awarded a "B" rating by ISS (Institutional Shareholder Services) for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, Giant Paris-based REIT/SIIC Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield continues to (...)