News

Hamburg seeks new urban concept after NOlympia – Blog

By PIE News Editor Marie-Noëlle Biemer: After a public vote against an application for the 2024 Olympic Games in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city is in search of a new urban concept.

Dutch NSI earnings up 4.4% as economy improves

Dutch listed NSI reported a 4.4% increase in its 2015 direct investment result – its key performance measure – to €50.6m. It said it is confident on 2016 as it adds …

Austrian conwert rejects German Adler control grab

The board of Austrian listed conwert rejected a request by German listed Adler Real Estate, which holds a 22.4% stake, for an extraordinary shareholder meeting to replace three board members in what is seen as

Austrian conwert rejects German Adler control grab

The board of Austrian listed conwert rejected a request by German listed Adler Real Estate, which holds a 22.4% stake, for an extraordinary shareholder meeting to replace three board members in what is seen as

Taiwan’s Fubon Brussels buy said at €124m

Taiwanese insurer Fubon Life, extending its drive into overseas property, has acquired the Ellipse office complex in Brussels from AG Real Estate for a reported €124m.

S. African Hyprop’s SEE buy is first of €1bn

South African REIT Hyprop has paid €121.65m for a stake in two southeastern European malls in its first buy there following in national peers Rockcastle and NREP. Hyprop targets €1bn …



Interviews

Asian demand cooling in Europe – Savills IM’s Patel

Asian investor appetite for European property could cool in the face of high prices, global volatility and attractive opportunities at home, Savills Investment Management CIO Kiran Patel tells PIE in an exclusive interview.


European lending a borrowers’ market – CBRE’s Dixon

European real estate financing is now a borrowers’ market, with a supply of lenders diversified and exceeding demand, Clarence Dixon, CBRE’s Global Head of Loan Services, tells PIE in an exclusive interview.

Swedish Hemsö to expand German nursing homes to €450m

Swedish property company Hemsö, majority-held by the state, is planning





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Opinion

Hamburg seeks new urban concept after NOlympia – Blog

By PIE News Editor Marie-Noëlle Biemer: After a public vote against an application for the 2024 Olympic Games in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city is in search of a new urban concept.

The rush into internet shopping. And welcome back, Italy!

Just when you thought it was safe to talk about industrial-logistics real estate in normal tones as just another asset class along comes Goodman and tells us we are nowhere…. near the end, that is, of the insatiable needs from our rush into internet shopping, writes PIE Editorial Director Allan Saunderson in blog.