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Retail 17/10/2017

Echo Polska said on track to boost mall AUM with giant €621m buy

Warsaw’s Echo Polska Properties has reportedly made good on the intentions explained by CEO Hadley Dean to BIE recently – agreeing to pay €621m for a large shopping (...)

Office 17/10/2017

"I’m surprised how active it is this late in the cycle but there is a comfort around where yields are"

Business Immo Europe : What is your feeling for the mood this year ? Damian Harrington : I think the mood is good this (...)

Office 05/10/2017

Election of Macron brings foreign investors back to Paris – Expo panel

Expo Real 4 Oct. 2017 – The election of President Emmanuel Macron is ushering in a sea change in foreign perceptions of France, and external investment is (...)

Office 04/10/2017

Globalworth buys US Oaktree control stake in Poland’s Griffin Premium

Less than a year after South Africa’s largest REIT Growthpoint took a stake in Romania-focused, AIM-listed Globalworth, the latter has already started expansion, buying control of Polish (...)

Office 02/10/2017

Growthpoint joins other S.Africans in CEE, eyes expansion

Growthpoint, the largest primary listed REIT in South Africa, has its eye on other eastern Europe markets after taking a stake in Romania’s Globalworth, says (...)

Listed 01/10/2017

ETF universe to shift as FTSE Russell creates property class

Index provider FTSE Russell is to follow S&P and MSCI in giving real estate its own industry classification, moving it out of Financials after it found correlation divergence. The move (...)

Office 01/10/2017

Bringing REITs under AIFMD seen counterproductive for Portugal

Bringing REITs under the European Union’s AIFMD directive would be counterproductive in Portugal, which has announced their introduction, says a senior executive of Spain’s (...)