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Informations personnelles

Diplôme(s)
  • 1972 : BA (Hons.) Russian Studies - The University of Manchester
Parcours professionnel
  • 11/2017 - ... : BUSINESS IMMO - Editor-in-Chief Business Immo Europe
  • 09/2015 - 09/2016 : PROPERTY INVESTOR EUROPE - PAGEANT MEDIA LTD - Editor Emeritus
  • 03/2005 - 08/2015 : PROPERTY INVESTOR EUROPE - Founder, Managing Editor
  • 01/1993 - 08/2002 : EUROZONE ADVISORS - Founder, Chairman
  • 01/1990 - 06/1992 : BANK JULIUS BAER (DEUTSCHLAND) AG - Head of European Research
  • 07/1988 - 12/1989 : REUTERS NEWS AGENCY - Chief Financial Correspondent, France
  • 09/1982 - 07/1988 : REUTERS NEWS AGENCY - Financial Correspondent

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Logement 22/01/2018

German housing developer Instone confirms IPO; said likely in first quarter

German residential property developer Instone Real Estate, formed last year by the Jersey-based ActivumSG, has confirmed that it intends to list its shares on the Frankfurt (...)

Bureau 22/01/2018

Malaysian owners of London's Battersea reorganise, pay £1.6bn for Apple HQ

Ownership of London's emblematic Battersea Power Station site, bought in 2012 by a Malaysian consortium for redevelopment, is being re-organised. The nation's two largest pension funds (...)

Commerce 22/01/2018

Unicredit real asset manager WealthCap plans 50% AUM rise to €15bn

WealthCap, the Munich-based real assets' manager of the Unicredit bank group, aims to boost AUM by half to €15bn by 2020, and MD Gabriele Volz says (...)

Logement 19/01/2018

Czech 3Q17 house prices strongest in EU, ahead of Ireland; only Italy fell - Eurostat

The Czech Republic recorded the strongest house price rises in the European Union in third quarter 2017, up 12.3%yy and closely followed by Ireland at 12%, (...)

Bureau 19/01/2018

Eyeing European REITs, US Seeking Alpha adviser picks Gecina, Paris office as winners

Never before have I seen a private US stock-picking adviser venture into listed European real estate, but US retail investors are looking around the world after (...)

Bureau 18/01/2018

Investors aiming to boost real estate to 10.2%, adding €51bn - report

More than half of all global investors plan to raise real estate exposure in the next 24 months, targeting a median 10.2% allocation, says a new (...)

Bureau 18/01/2018

Strong German economy, more foreign activity point to office yield declines - Catella

Socio-economic signs in Germany for 2018 could not be better, says Thomas Beyerle, research head for Stockholm-based financial group Catella. The group forecasts office property yields (...)

Bourse / Finance 18/01/2018

Norway's €874bn SWF holds 4.8% of Spain’s Neinor after placement

Norway's giant pension sovereign fund has declared a 4.8% investment in Spanish REIT/SOCOMI Neinor Homes after the accelerated book building last week in which the sponsor, US opportunity (...)

Logement 17/01/2018

German residential developer Instone to favour IPO in first half - BIE sources

German residential property developer Instone, formed last year by the Jersey-based ActivumSG from two subsidiaries, is likely to favour a stock market flotation this year to (...)

Bureau 17/01/2018

Finland's €10bn RE investment record in 2017 unlikely to be repeated - KTI

Real estate investment in Finland soared in 2017 to €10.2bn, beating by 38% the prior record set in 2016, according to research group KTI. But two (...)

Bureau 17/01/2018

Property professionals face MIPIM 2018 challenge from younger generation

Adora Svitak, a young American writer and lecturer, will speak at the MIPIM opening conference on 13 March, challenging property professionals on tomorrow’s cities and urging them to (...)

Commerce 17/01/2018

German BayernLB's Real I.S. acquires €110m Vienna complex for new fund

German BayernLB's real estate fund manager Real I. S. has launched a special investment fund for three German pension funds, and acquired the fully-let Vienna commercial (...)

Logistique 17/01/2018

UK, Germany power European 2017 RE investment to peak; logistics, hotels lead - CBRE

A strong UK market and a near record in Germany last year boosted commercial real estate investment in all of Europe by 9.3% to a record (...)

Logistique 16/01/2018

Poste Immo looks into future for huge 11,000-property stock across France

Poste Immo, the property management unit of France's giant public sector La Poste postal service, is tasked with foreseeing the future for its 11,000 buildings and 6.5m sqm (...)

Logement 16/01/2018

Italian housing unlikely to benefit from rising RE investment interest - Morri

Interest in Italian real estate investment is growing, but housing is unlikely to benefit since returns are too low, says Giacomo Morri, professor of Real Estate (...)

Carrières 16/01/2018

US loan servicer/adviser Situs promotes Lisa Williams as head of Europe

US-based loan servicer and adviser Situs has announced the internal appointment of Lisa Williams as new head of Europe, taking over from Christian Bearman who left (...)

Bureau 16/01/2018

Eastern Europe property yields still high, but demand holds steady - CBRE

Unlike yields in some of western Europe, those in core central and east European property markets - Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary - have (...)

Bureau 16/01/2018

Austrian property investment soars to peak €4.8bn, half from Germany - CBRE

Investment in property in Austria hit a record €4.8bn last year, says adviser CBRE, easily beating the prior €3.9bn peak in 2015. Over half of the (...)

Commerce 15/01/2018

European clothing chain C&A up for sale to Chinese interests - Spiegel

High streets around Europe may be in for a shake-up after a report that the ubiquitous 180-year-old C&A clothing chain is to be sold to Chinese interests. (...)

Commerce 15/01/2018

Spain RE investment surges 45% to €14bn led by retail, hotels, resi - JLL

Real estate investment in Spain last year rose 45% to again set a record at €14bn, according to adviser JLL. Retail and hotels were the most (...)

Hôtels/Loisirs 15/01/2018

German Union Investment boosts real estate to €34bn, eyes global hotels

Union Investment, part of the German public sector Volks- and Raiffeisenbank group, last year boosted managed real estate to €34.5bn from €31.8bn in 2016. After signing (...)

Hôtels/Loisirs 15/01/2018

Spain's NH hotel firm rejects Barcelo €2.5bn bid, leaves door open to better offers

The Spanish-based NH Hotel Group has rejected an unsolicited €2.5bn takeover bid from resort hotel group Barcelo, saying it would not create shareholder value over and (...)

Logistique 15/01/2018

Romania recovery doubles logistics target for Belgian WDP to €500m - CEO

The economic recovery in Romania and lack of modern warehouses means the market now has good potential, says Joost Uwents, CEO of listed Belgian logistics developer WDP. The (...)

Territoires 12/01/2018

German Grand Coalition agrees blueprint, eyes partnering with France on Europe

The renewal of Germany's Grand Coalition now looks likely after Angela Merkel's CDU and the Bavarian CSU announced alongside the Social Democrats a provisional agreement on (...)

Bureau 12/01/2018

German 2017 office take-up surges 16% to peak ; rent rises should continue - BNPP RE

German 2017 office space take-up surged 16% to a record 4.3m sqm in the eight major urban locations as vacancies plunged 13% and top rents rose (...)

Bourse / Finance 12/01/2018

US Lone Star sells remaining stake in Spanish housing firm Neinor

Giant Texas-based opportunity and wealth management group Lone Star has sold almost all its remaining stake in Spanish housing firm Neinor Homes which it floated last March. The US firm (...)

Bureau 11/01/2018

German 2017 CRE investment hits record €57bn, 2018 to depend on rates, bonds - JLL

Investment in German commercial property last year hit €56.8 bn, shattering the prior record set in 2015 by €1.7 bn, and up 7% from 2016, says (...)

Logistique 11/01/2018

Alibaba eyes first French logistics site, along with payments, e-commerce - Ma

Giant Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba intends to acquire its first-logistics property in France soon, CEO Jack Ma has said. He will soon visit the country to sign an accord on (...)

Bureau 11/01/2018

Vienna's CA Immo reports 2017 sales of €370m, including Frankfurt's Tower 185

Vienna-based listed CA Immo, the centre of a merger concept developed by senior shareholder and peer Immofinanz, said it signed property sales last year for some €370m at an (...)

Logement 11/01/2018

German listed Corestate sources €670m micro-apartments for Bavaria's BVK

Corestate Capital, the Luxembourg-based listed real estate group, has acquired over 1,700 new-build German micro-apartment projects worth €670m for the Bavarian BVK pension fund in a (...)

Logement 10/01/2018

French 2017 home sales surge to record, but higher rates to restrain 2018 - Century 21

House sales in France surged by 6.7% to around 950,000 last year, exploding the last record in 2011, says the Century 21 France agency. Prices held however below (...)

Bourse / Finance 09/01/2018

Spanish Colonial bid on track after Axiare board votes in favour

The takeover bid by Spain's REIT/SOCIMI Colonial for its smaller peer Axiare Patrimonio remains on track after Axiare's board voted in favour and its CEO said he will accept the (...)

Bureau 09/01/2018

2017 Paris CRE investment falls 8% to €18.5bn but office lettings rise - Immostat

Total commercial real estate investments in the Paris Ile-de-France region fell 8% last year to €18.5bn from 2016, though demand for office space was up by (...)

Bourse / Finance 08/01/2018

ActivumSG adds German private fund manager fairvesta, running €800m AUM

Just three months after taking over German residential developer Instone, Jersey-based ActivumSG is acquiring Tübingen-based fairvesta which manages 14 private investor funds holding some €800m in (...)

Logement 08/01/2018

German home price surge shown by 18% volume rise, 19% slump in unit sales

The sharp rise in German house prices over 2017 is dramatically illustrated in a new study by Frankfurt-based broker Dr. Ing. Lübke & Kelber which shows (...)

Logement 08/01/2018

French house prices up 2% in 2017; Bordeaux outpaces main cities - portal

House prices in France rose by an average 2% in 2017, with Paris region values climbing 5.8% but with all major urban centres easily outpaced by (...)

Santé 05/01/2018

Maturing Euro RE cycle leads investors into 'structural tailwind' assets - RCA

The maturity of the real estate cycle in Europe is leading more investors into asset classes that benefit from 'structural tailwinds', says global data firm RCA. Some (...)

Logistique 05/01/2018

Eight months after Logicor sale, Blackstone eyes 24 Goodman logistic assets

Just eight months after giant US wealth manager Blackstone agreed to sell its Logicor logistics unit for around €12bn to China's CIC, it is back in the market seeking more (...)

Bureau 04/01/2018

Singapore giant Capitaland pays €245m for first German CRE, eyes more in Europe

Singapore property giant CapitaLand, present in Germany with serviced residence REIT Ascott, has acquired its first commercial property there - and outside Asia - paying €245m (...)

Logistique 04/01/2018

Singapore's Frasers sees rental upside in €257m German cross-docks purchase

A €257m investment by Frasers Centrepoint Ltd in six cross-docks being developed by Hamburg's ECE marked one of two substantial capital allocations in Germany announced by (...)

Bourse / Finance 02/01/2018

Austria's Erste sells strategic S Immo stake to shareholder Pecik, supported by Benko

In a last-minute action in 2017, Austria's Erste Group Bank sold its long-held 10% strategic stake in listed Vienna-based S Immo to existing shareholder Ronny Pecik's (...)

Hôtels/Loisirs 21/12/2017

Spanish REIT Hispania to pay €165m for seven resort hotels

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Hispania has signed an option to acquire, for €165m, seven hotels of the Alua Hotels & Resorts chain on the Balearic and Canary islands from private (...)

Bourse / Finance 20/12/2017

Six European office REITs form sustainability and innovation thinktank

Even if real estate is local, clients' technical and environmental needs are the same across Europe, says Meka Brunel, CEO of French SIIC Gecina and one of the instigators (...)

Bureau 20/12/2017

German GEG buys Frankfurt's Japan Center from Commerz Real for €280m

The GEG German Estate Group, privately-held by the domestic Deutsche Immobilien Chancen group and US-based investor KKR, said it has acquired the Japan Center in Frankfurt CBD from (...)

Bureau 19/12/2017

Germany's listed Patrizia acquires UK-based Rockspring, boosts AUM to €40bn

In the second large German acquisition this week, listed Augsburg-based Patrizia announced Tuesday that it is buying the London-based real estate fund manager Rockspring, boosting managed assets to around (...)

Bureau 18/12/2017

China's Fosun to grow Paref in Paris, Europe, even as Beijing pressure intensifies

Just two months after acquisitive Chinese group Fosun took control, French real estate manager Paref is making ambitious plans to expand in Paris and other European markets. But (...)

Logement 18/12/2017

German housing group Vonovia to take over Austrian peer Buwog at €29.05 shr

Giant German residential group Vonovia said on Monday that it is making an agreed offer to acquire smaller Austrian peer Buwog at a price of €29.05 per share, valuing the (...)

Logement 15/12/2017

November German house prices slow to 5.85%yy but no sign of downturn - Europace

German house price rises slowed to a rate of 5.85%yy in November from 6.17% in October, according to the EPX Europace House Price index produced by (...)

Logement 15/12/2017

Grosvenor Europe rebalancing retail with expansion in housing development

Grosvenor Europe, part of the private London-based Grosvenor group, is pressing further into residential and mixed-use projects to balance out retail holdings, says CEO James Raynor. With real estate (...)

Hôtels/Loisirs 14/12/2017

Sweden's Pandox in €908m 37-hotel buy, including UK-Irish Jurys Inn

In a €908m deal, acquisitive Swedish hotel group Pandox has signed with US manager Lone Star to acquire a portfolio of 37 hotels that includes Jurys Inn, a (...)

Commerce 14/12/2017

German GPEP, Universal Investment acquire 49-asset retail portfolio

Private German manager GPEP and the huge Univeral Investment group said they have acquired a retail portfolio of 49 properties in the nation offering 175,000 sqm (...)

Logistique 12/12/2017

China's CIC seeks investors for Logicor, including seller Blackstone - FT

China's sovereign fund CIC is seeking investors to take stakes alongside it in Logicor, the European warehouse firm it acquired from US manager Blackstone for €12.25bn earlier this year, (...)

Hôtels/Loisirs 12/12/2017

French Batipart's €70m new Spanish hotel buy is part of 3-tier strategy - Ruggieri

Just over a month after floating a hotel REIT/SOCIMI on the Spanish stock market, Batipart, the French Ruggieri family's holding firm, has paid €70m to add its (...)

Commerce 12/12/2017

Unibail-Rodamco in agreed €13.28bn takeover of Australia's Westfield

Europe's largest REIT and its biggest manager of retail space, the Franco-Dutch Unibail-Rodamco, has agreed to buy Australian counterpart Westfield for €13.28bn, adding London and US markets (...)

Commerce 08/12/2017

Foncière des Regions signs €290m of non-strategic French retail disposals

France's third largest REIT/SIIC by assets, Foncière des Régions, has signed agreements to sell of nearly €290m of non-core properties, French retail, aiming to strengthen its strategic (...)

Hôtels/Loisirs 06/12/2017

Barcelo's Spanish hotel merger bid for NH synches with Chinese HNA troubles

The sharp rise in tourism to Spain that has brought at least two REITs and numerous funds surging into its hotel sector has sparked a merger (...)

Bourse / Finance 05/12/2017

Post-IPO, Singapore's Cromwell European REIT eyes Italy, eschews Poland

With the Australian Cromwell Property Group as its 35.8% sponsor, Cromwell European REIT raised €866m in a second try at a Singapore float last week as (...)

Commerce 04/12/2017

Poland's Griffin signs €1bn of 28 retail assets, earmarking 12 for Echo Polska

Poland's Griffin Real Estate, controlled by US funds Oaktree, PIMCO and South Africa's Redefine, has signed a deal reported earlier to acquire 28 domestic retail properties (...)

Carrières 01/12/2017

CA Immobilien CEO Nickel to leave, replaced by Andreas Quint

Austria's CA Immobilien has announced that CEO Frank Nickel is leaving and will be replaced by Andreas Quint, head of corporate finance at BNP Paribas Real (...)

Bureau 01/12/2017

US Principal Financial takes control of London's Internos Global Investors

US based investment management giant Principal Financial Group is to take over London-based Internos Global Investors in an agreed cooperation, the two firms have announced. No (...)

Logement 01/12/2017

French SNCF railways to spin off €1bn in housing, unions say

French state railways group SNCF is preparing to spin off €1bn of real estate by creating a separate firm and attracting private capital, according to union representatives. This (...)

Bourse / Finance 01/12/2017

Electoral law, GDP growth, supply shortage seen compressing Italian office yields

Helped by a new electoral law, GDP growth momentum and a supply shortage, Italian office sector dynamism is picking up and should produce rental increases and (...)

Bourse / Finance 30/11/2017

Inclusion of real estate in Italian individual savings should benefit REITs - Coima

The Italian 2018 budget's inclusion of real estate in PIR individual saving plans should bring more private capital into the sector and ultimately benefit the REIT/SIIQ (...)

Bureau 30/11/2017

Frankfurt's Tower 185 sold to Deka for €775m, almost €300m over 2011 cost

Austrian listed CA Immo said it has sold its largest single investment asset, Tower 185 in Frankfurt, to the Deka savings bank group for a total (...)

Bourse / Finance 30/11/2017

Spain's Colonial raises another €416m for Axiare bid in accelerated rights issue

Hard on the heels of an €800m bond issuance to help finance its €1.46bn bid for peer Axiare, Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial has added another €416m to its cash (...)

Bourse / Finance 29/11/2017

Austrian S Immo posts 18% rise in 9mth FFO1, NAV up to €16.06 shr

Austrian listed S Immo reported a rise of nearly 18% in FFO1 to €36.8m for the first nine 2017 months plus a sturdy rise in NAV (...)

Bourse / Finance 29/11/2017

Austria's Immofinanz, after signing Moscow mall sale, doubles 9mth FFO1

Austrian listed Immofinanz, having finally signed to sell a troubled Moscow mall portfolio, said it more than doubled nine months' FFO1 to €48.6m, turning round net, excluding (...)

Logement 28/11/2017

German house prices slow slightly to 6%yy rise in October - Europace EPX

German house prices were rising at a median 6.17%yy in October, slightly slower than in September, according to the EPX index of Europace, a unit of the (...)

Bourse / Finance 28/11/2017

Portuguese housing REITs could be profitable new investment asset - French IEIF

Portugal's coming introduction of residential-focused REIT legislation, announced in autumn, could provide a profitable new asset for investment managers, particularly French, says a new report by (...)

Logement 23/11/2017

No bubble yet in German housing, senior economists agree

German house prices, despite steep price rises over recent years, have not yet entered a risky bubble, even if this may come in the future, leading (...)

Bourse / Finance 23/11/2017

Distressed sellers now replaced by distressed buyers, ZIA conference hears

Upward pressure on real estate prices caused by protracted low interest rates means that one or two distressed buyers often appear in a sales process bidding (...)

Bourse / Finance 23/11/2017

German listed property AUM passes €100bn, nears largest UK sector – ZIA/Barkow

German listed real estate passed €100bn in gross value of managed assets for the first time this year, rising 26%yy to €114bn, only €12bn short of (...)

Bourse / Finance 22/11/2017

Spanish Colonial’s bid for Axiare thrown into confusion as BoA, funds raise stakes

Spanish REIT Colonial’s takeover bid for peer Axiare has taken a confusing turn after Bank of America declared a 6.7% stake in the target, Boston fund (...)

Bureau 22/11/2017

C&W study of office rents near Paris RER stations points to Grand Paris opportunities

A study of rental values in office buildings close to stations on Paris’s RER light rail sytem shows opportunities for investors and users, plus those that (...)

Bureau 19/11/2017

Vienna’s Millennium Tower said acquired above 3.7% by Cologne’s Art-Invest

Cologne-based Art-Invest Real Estate said it will seek more assets in Austria after its first purchase there of Vienna’s Millennium Tower on the banks of the (...)

Logement 19/11/2017

German resi permits fall 7% to 257,000 but 600,000 said waiting to be used

German residential building permits fell by 7.0%yy over the first nine months of 2017 to 256,800, though apartments bucked the trend, according to Federal Statistical Office (...)

Bourse / Finance 17/11/2017

Alternative investments offer yield pickups, growing demand, INREV conference hears

Steady price rises across standard real estate types and yield pickups are prompting more investors to examine alternatives, the INREV Autumn Conference heard. Bus depots, industrial cleaning locations, (...)

Commerce 17/11/2017

LBBW, pbb, ING provide 57% senior financing for Berlin Sony Center’s new buyers

There never was any doubt that Berlin Sony Center’s new buyers, Canada’s Oxford Properties and New York’s Madison, would find senior financing – and now Germany’s pbb and LBBW, (...)

Logement 16/11/2017

Population ageing means lower RE returns, falling house prices – INREV conf

The fast rise of the elderly as a component of developed world populations implies a low-return world and real estate returns at 5-6% over the long (...)

Bourse / Finance 16/11/2017

Party still ahead for western economies; RE price rises should continue – INREV conf

Western economies are in good shape, and caution since the global financial crisis should give way to normalisation and a top-of-cycle ‘party’ soon, Berenberg Bank Chief (...)

Logement 15/11/2017

Swedish house price slide raises concerns bubble may be bursting

Swedish house prices fell in October for the second month, down 3.0%mm after -1.5% in September and the fastest since the financial crisis, a new report (...)

Logement 15/11/2017

Swedish house price slide raises concerns bubble may be bursting

Swedish house prices fell in October for the second month, down 3.0%mm after -1.5% in September and the fastest since the financial crisis, a new report (...)

Bourse / Finance 14/11/2017

Spanish REIT Colonial in €1.2bn takeover bid for Madrid peer Axiare

Spanish REIT Colonial has boosted its stake in peer Axiare to 29% and is launching a full bid at €18.50 per share, pricing it at €1.2bn. (...)

Bourse / Finance 13/11/2017

Germany’s Patrizia takes AUM over €30bn with purchase of Triuva fund manager

German listed Patrizia has acquired investment manager Triuva, the former real estate institutional fund arm of IVG, boosting total managed assets by some €9bn to over €30bn. Reporting (...)

Commerce 13/11/2017

Austria’s Immofinanz sells Moscow malls ready for CA merger, writes down €169m

Austrian listed Immofinanz said it has sold all five Moscow malls for €901m to the Petersburg-based Fort Group, taking a €169m writedown. The long-awaited sale clears the way (...)

Logement 09/11/2017

Benefits argue for creation of large listed housing firms in France – IEIF

The benefits of listed housing firms demonstrated in Germany, Sweden and the US argue in favour of the emergence of a parallel sector in France, says (...)

Commerce 09/11/2017

European real estate investor demand seen stronger in 2018 but caution on UK

Despite strong price rises in European commercial real estate this year, investor demand is expected to be still stronger in 2018, according to a survey by (...)

Bourse / Finance 06/11/2017

European public real estate outperforms, with 8% ytd in October

Global listed real estate returned 1% during October, lower than industrial equities at 2.7% but beating the world’s bond market performance of just 0.3%, according to EPRA. (...)

Logement 06/11/2017

German coalition to keep rental cap but release housing land, boost tax incentives

German government coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union parties, the liberal FDP and the Greens have agreed to keep the residential rental cap but, to (...)

Commerce 03/11/2017

Kaufhof/Karstadt would be major test of Signa’s entrepreneurial ability

Austria’s private Signa group is well on its way to wiping out memories of the past troubles of its youthful founder René Benko. If it now (...)

Bourse / Finance 03/11/2017

Ruggieris’ Spanish tourism REIT Elaia listed with €119m market cap

Elaia, the Spanish REIT/SOCIMI launched by the France-based Ruggieri family to target the Spanish resort sector, listed Thursday on Elaia Investment Spain (MAB) with a market (...)

Bureau 02/11/2017

Spain’s Hispania postpones €500m office disposal to Swiss Life

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Hispania has postponed the disposal of its remaining office assets to the first quarter 2018 due to uncertainty over Catalonia. Reports suggest Swiss Life (...)

Commerce 02/11/2017

Austrian Signa confirms bid for Germany’s Kaufhof from Canadian Hudson’s Bay

The private Vienna-based Signa group confirmed it has submitted a bid to Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co. to acquire German department store chain Karstadt. Reports say (...)

Bourse / Finance 02/11/2017

Italy’s Risanamento, Australia’s Lendlease sign €1.2bn accord on Milan Sta. Giulia

After over a year of negotiations, the Italian group Risanamento and Australia’s Lendlease have signed an agreement to re-start development of the massive Santa Giulia quarter in Milan, (...)

Bourse / Finance 01/11/2017

Eurozone economic, real estate optimism tempered by asset availability – ULI/PwC

An improving Eurozone macroeconomic outlook and real estate’s continued attractiveness are bolstering industry optimism, says the ULI/PwC Emerging Trends 2018 report. But investors are concerned about asset (...)

Bureau 01/11/2017

Data availability, shift toward real estate as a service seen upcoming trends

The growing availability of data on all aspects of real estate, combined with the tech-enabled shift toward viewing it as a service rather than an asset (...)

Bureau 01/11/2017

Berlin, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Munich, Madrid top city list in ULI/PwC report

For the fourth year in a row Berlin has taken the top spot in the city rankings of the annual Emerging Trends report produced by ULI and PwC. (...)

Commerce 30/10/2017

Toronto’s Slate adds 47 German retail sites, taking assets near 120

New acquisitions by the Frankfurt-based unit of Toronto’s Slate group means it is on track to execute on its European business plan, now with nearly 120 (...)

Carrières 26/10/2017

Cegereal CEO Tréguier exits after differences on strategy with board

The controlling shareholders in French REIT/SIIC Cegereal have terminated the contract of long-time CEO Raphael Tréguier, effective immediately, due to differences on strategy, the company said, confirming wire service (...)

Bourse / Finance 25/10/2017

Eighteen IPOs in European public RE in first 9mths raise €4.3bn

Eighteen IPOs took place in the European public real estate markets in the first nine months of 2017, raising €4.3bn, according to EPRA. Those planned for late (...)

Bourse / Finance 27/11/2017

Business Immo launches English service, appoints Allan Saunderson Chief Editor

Saunderson Real Estate Europe is pleased to announce its integration with France's premier real estate information and database portal Business Immo to form the basis of a new (...)