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Finance 18/04/2019

“The European real estate market should continue to internationalize in 2019”

Business Immo: Why do international investors currently have a preference for Europe? Boris Cappelle: Firstly, the Asian property market is very expensive, and the spreads (...)

Finance 17/04/2019

Real estate exchange IPSX could process 5-10 IPOs this year

IPSX, the dedicated real estate stock exchange launched in London in January, could process five to 10 IPOs this year after strong demand from (...)

Finance 15/04/2019

For France's Crédit Cooperative, ESG is at heart of financing

A pioneer of responsible finance, Paris-based Crédit Cooperative is both a bank like any other, and very different. The impact of its financial choices, (...)

Finance 02/04/2019

CBRE GI uses sector, local knowledge to find value in Europe - van Oosterom

Managing almost $57bn of real estate in Europe, CBRE Global Investors seeks value by using sector and local knowledge rather than just macro-strategies, says (...)

Logistics 28/03/2019

AEW's new €750m equity raise for Logistis brings €4bn target AUM

Investment manager AEW has raised €750m new equity for its pan-European industrial fund Logistis, taking total to €2.3bn and setting a €4bn investment goal, says (...)

Finance 26/03/2019

KPMG in new property consulting push in Germany with One Real Estate

With its new One Real Estate initiative in Germany, global audit giant KPMG is combining its in-place expertise, specifically in audit, and its wide (...)

Housing 25/03/2019

With €3bn invested in housing, new €1bn fund, Catella looks for value in Europe

With €3bn invested in European residential, Sweden's Catella is adjusting its view on value as its nine focus markets shift, especially after launching a (...)

Listed 22/03/2019

New TLG to focus on office, rejig retail to boost shareholder value - CFO

New management at Berlin's listed TLG will concentrate on office assets and cut or redevelop retail to get more shareholder value from its €4.1bn (...)

Territories 22/03/2019

Poland's first metro area, 41 communities in Upper Silesia, seeks inward investment

Poland's first official metropolitan area, Metropolis GZM combining 41 communities in Upper Silesia, is seeking inward real estate and infrastructure investment, its chief representative says. Krystian Gryglaszewski, chief (...)

Office 21/02/2019

New York's Seagram Building is a favourite, RFR's Fuchs tells Quo Vadis

Michael Fuchs, co-founder of RFR Holding, says New York's Seagram Building is his favourite asset for architectural reasons. Bought at $375m in 1999, it (...)

Finance 20/02/2019

"Nearly 30 SCPIs have become pan-European funds"

According to an exclusive study conducted for Business Immo by investment benchmark firm MeilleureSCPI.com, French SCPI real estate funds have invested  over €7.1bn across (...)

Office 15/02/2019

How the €1.7bn Swiss Life/Terreïs mega-office deal came about

The two executives explain the background to one of the largest French transactions in recent years: the acquisition of 28 office assets in the (...)

Finance 11/02/2019

Currency, finance to keep Korean capital flowing into Europe - AIP

Seoul-based manager AIP, which last month paid €160m to acquire a Copenhagen office complex, expects the flood of South Korean capital into euro real (...)

Housing 07/02/2019

Retail investor Redevco is turning to residential

Having launched a €500m residential fund last December, Amsterdam-based European retail specialist Redevco aims to build a pan-European private rental sector portfolio holding some 2,500 units. (...)

Office 21/01/2019

Bucharest's Globalworth expects Polish portfolio to exceed home assets

Bucharest-based Globalworth is likely to expand its Polish office portfolio quite soon over the asset value built over the last six years in its Romanian home (...)

Office 16/01/2019

"Ivanhoé Cambridge wants to build a true real estate investment platform in Europe"

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Quebec-based pension fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), signed last year the (...)

Listed 11/01/2019

France’s newly-merged Société de la Tour Eiffel eyes new growth cycle

The absorption of French REIT/SIIC Affine by larger peer Société de la Tour Eiffel was approved by all shareholders and finalised before year-end 2018. (...)

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 (...)