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Housing 12/07/2022

“Although the current environment leads us to be careful, it can also be an opportunity”

Business Immo: How has Norges Bank Investment Management’s real estate investment activity evolved since the Covid-19 pandemic? Mie Holstad: I took on the role of (...)

Housing 01/07/2022

In Île-de-France, existing housing prices have increased by 2.6 %

41,770 existing homes were sold in the Île-de-France region from February to April 2022, according to the Notaires du Grand Paris. This figure is up (...)

Housing 30/06/2022

Colonies enters Belgium with eight coliving residences in Brussels

Paris-based coliving operator Colonies, co-founded by Alexandre Martin, Amaury Courbon and François Roth in 2017, is launching in Belgium with the opening of eight (...)

Housing 29/06/2022

Nexity and Urban Campus sign their first Build-to-Rent project

Nexity and Urban Campus have announced the signing of their first Build-to-Rent (BTR) transaction on the French market in Saint-Louis (68) near Bâle, on (...)

Housing 28/06/2022

Engie sells 70 brownfiled sites to be rehabilitated to a trio of property developers

Further proof that rehabilitation is a significant part of the future of real estate development. A partnership between Icade Promotion, Brownfields and Aire Nouvelle (...)

Housing 24/06/2022

"The European CRE investment market has largely recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Benjamin Bill, Partner in Real Estate at CMS Francis Lefebvre, the French branch of the international law firm network CMS.  The firm recently (...)

Housing 13/06/2022

“Blackstone sees an opportunity to invest c. $100bn in climate change solutions projects”

Business Immo: Blackstone is partnering with St. Modwen to develop carbon-negative affordable homes. What is this initiative and what are the objectives? Caroline Hill: St. (...)

Housing 10/06/2022

"Invesco Real Estate's debt strategy is looking to support borrowers who prioritise ESG"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Andrew Gordon, Head of European Real Estate Debt at Invesco Real Estate. The firm announced earlier this week the launch of its first (...)

Housing 09/06/2022

“The pricing of real estate remains attractive compared to other asset classes”

Business Immo: M&G Real Estate reported a record fund-raising for its M&G European Property Fund in Q1 2022. How do institutional investors view real (...)

Housing 03/06/2022

"An uncertain economic outlook brings real estate debt strategies into focus for investors"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Peter Hansell, Senior Director Real Estate Debt Strategies at Nuveen Real Estate. With him, we discussed the group's newly launched first pan-European (...)

Housing 02/06/2022

abrdn acquires a 22,600 sqm mixed-use complex in Cergy for over €100m

abrdn has acquired, for more than €100m, a 22,600 sqm mixed-use complex in Cergy, a northern suburb of Paris, from the Cardinal Group. The project (...)

Housing 31/05/2022

Novaxia Investissement delivers a 110-unit senior residence to M&G Real Estate in Levallois-Perret

At 2 rue de Trezel, not far from the So Ouest shopping centre in Levallois-Perret, Novaxia Investissement has delivered a building with over 6,600 (...)

Housing 30/05/2022

"Bouygues Immobilier must be a leader in the way housing is designed"

Business Immo: Last week you presented your new housing signature, Cœur de vie. What does this approach consist of? Bernard Mounier: Over the past year, (...)

Housing 27/05/2022

"The European logistics market has still significant room to grow"

BiTV Interviews welcomes Christian Goebel, Co-Head Core / Core Plus Real Estate at Macquarie Asset Management. The Munich-based investor recently acquired two logistics platforms totalling (...)

Housing 25/05/2022

AEW buys 95-unit senior housing asset in Nantes

AEW has acquired the Nantes Gaudinière senior residence from the developers Bâti-Nantes and ETPO on behalf of Caisses d'épargne Bretagne Pays de Loire and Normandie. (...)

Housing 24/05/2022

BNP Paribas REIM acquires Brussels' Opera III residential building

BNP Paribas REIM Belgium has recently acquired, on behalf of Afer Pierre Sc and  Afer Pierre Holding Belgium Sa all the shares of the (...)

Housing 18/05/2022

"We want to strengthen the position of CDC Habitat as a global operator of the public interest"

Business Immo: What is your assessment of the last financial year, during which CDC Habitat saw its housing stock under management increase by 1.3 (...)

Housing 17/05/2022

"In 2030 or 2040, all new housing will look like those imagined by Mobicap"

Business Immo: If you had to summarise the first four years of Mobicap's existence in a few words, where would you start? Christophe Clamageran: We (...)

Housing 16/05/2022

€3.1bn invested in the residential market in France in Q1 2022 (ImmoStat)

In the first quarter of 2022, the overall amount of residential investment in France, as defined by ImmoStat, is €3.1bn, a decrease of 9 (...)

Housing 11/05/2022

Ares Management allocates €1bn to coliving operator Colonies

French coliving operator Colonies is about to change dimension. The start-up, co-founded by Alexandre Martin, Amaury Courbon and François Roth in 2017, has been (...)