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Germany's Deka, Swiss Life win approval for European Living fund cooperation

Germany's Deka and Zurich's Swiss Life Asset Managers have won approval for an open-ended real estate fund, Swiss Life REF (DE) European Living. In the (...)

'Free fall' in French residential permits cuts 2Q sales by 11.6%

The issuance of building permits in France for multi-family housing is in free fall, cutting sales in second quarter by 11.6%yy, says the developers' associaton FPI. The FPI Real (...)

Aulagnon, Chaussard's Finestate makes first co-living buy in Paris

Paris-based Finestate, the private firm founded by former Affine executives Maryse Aulagnon and Alain Chaussard, has made its first purchase in its chosen sector - co-living. The property acquired is (...)

Corestate pays €60m for Cologne micro apartment project for Bavaria's BVK

Listed investment manager Corestate Capital has acquired a micro apartment project in Cologne-Deutz for a special fund managed by Bavaria's BVK for an investment volume of (...)

Spanish 2Q house price growth slows to 5.3%, sales fall sharply

Spanish house price growth slowed to 5.3%yy in second quarter, moderating from 6.8% in 1Q19, while sales also fell in June at their fastest (...)

Catella raises €90m for Euro residential fund to diversify into new segments

The Sweden-based Catella group has raised €90m for its Catella European Residential I housing fund, launched in 2007, with the aim of diversifying into (...)