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Finance 20/03/2020

“We must take collective action and responsibility with a European vision”

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments are taking measures to slow the spread of the virus and try to support economic players. (...)

Juridicial 19/03/2020

"Owners could dispose of their real estate assets, which would generate investment opportunities."

With the containment and closures decided by the French government, the real estate market is impacted as a whole. So, what happens to the (...)

Office 13/03/2020

“More than 1.3 million sqm will be delivered in 2020 in the Paris Region”

Business Immo: In your opinion, what are the main findings of the barometer? Marie Gilmas : JLL's analysis is based on two axes and one (...)

Hospitality 11/03/2020

"Yays aims to sign at least 500 apartments in Paris over the next five years"

Business Immo: What does Yays offer to the apart'hotel market? Steven Smit: Yays is an apart'hotel brand with top-of-the-range services, offering well-designed, modern and functional (...)

Finance 10/03/2020

“Paris is the World’s leading real estate market because of very attractive fundamentals”

Business Immo: What are your main takeaways from the global real estate investment market in 2019? Virginie Houzé: The global real estate investment market reached an (...)

Logistics 09/03/2020

“There is a lot of appetite from US investors and managers to get exposure to European logistics”

After committing €122.5m to forward fund two Class A warehouses located in the cities of Réau and Brebières and acquiring an 18,857 sqm warehouse (...)

Office 05/03/2020

“France’s deep market is what attracted us”

Business Immo: What is the Eaglestone Group? Gaétan Clermont: Eaglestone is a private real estate development and investment company with a value-added strategy. The group is (...)

Finance 04/03/2020

"This name change allows us to simplify our communication by capitalising on the Edmond de Rothschild brand"

Edmond de Rothschild reaffirms its ambitions in real estate by adopting a single brand, Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) for its (...)

Finance 26/02/2020

“The time is right for Yardi to open an office in Paris”

Business Immo:  What is Yardi proposing to the French real estate sector? Richard Gerritsen: We don't consider ourselves a software company anymore, but a technology (...)

Territories 19/02/2020

"Despite the coronavirus, Mipim will proceed as planned"

While the coronavirus has taken over Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress and some of the future major professional events seem to be in the hot (...)

Office 17/02/2020

“With the acquisition of Godewin, Germany becomes our 3rd office exposure”

Covivio has just completed a €1.2bn takeover bid for Godewin, a German listed real estate company specialising in office property. A strategic investment that (...)

Territories 14/02/2020

"The French dream of themselves as inhabitants of urban villages."

At a time when urbanism is at the heart of the debate surrounding France’s municipal elections, private developer Novaxia commissioned polling and market research (...)

Retail 11/02/2020

"Large retail projects suffer from a political governance problem"

Since 2018, shopkeepers have been suffering from France’s social context (yellow jackets, strike against pension reform). Procos, a federation representating 300 retailers, draws up (...)

Office 10/02/2020

“Why Paris core assets are not overvalued”

Review of the commercial real estate investment market in 2019, outlook for 2020, evolution of prime yields... Olivier Ambrosiali, Deputy Managing Director in charge (...)

Career 27/01/2020

“We see in France an inflationary trend in compensation across all CRE professions"

Faced with a talent shortage, French real estate was a candidate market in 2019, reports Robert Walters in a recent study, with an average (...)

Office 22/01/2020

"2020 will mark the end of the deterioration in the performance of commercial real estate."

VIEWS+S Consulting has just published a study on European listed real estate. Its founder, Philippe Le Trung, looks back on the major lessons to (...)

Hospitality 16/01/2020

"AccorInvest’s strategy is to grow in the economy and mid-scale segments in Europe"

With the acquisition of Polish hotel group Orbis, 2019 was a very active year on the investment front for AccorInvest, the real estate division (...)

Listed 13/01/2020

"Icade benefits from the full implementation of its 2019-2022 strategic plan."

French REIT/SIIC Icade is one of the best performing real estate company on the stock market: +55% in 2019, dividends reinvested. Before the presentation (...)

Hospitality 10/01/2020

"Covivio is now present in 12 countries and we intend to consolidate our position in Europe"

Having recently acquired a €620m pan-European hotel portfolio, Paris-based REIT/SIIC Covivio holds €6.9bn in hospitality assets (out of the €24bn assets held by the (...)

Office 07/01/2020

“Altarea Entreprise Studio will be a think tank for the design of our commercial buildings"

In response to changes in uses and working methods, French REIT/SIIC Altarea Cogedim has set up a new entity dedicated to the design of office buildings, (...)