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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Swedish Cityhold buys in Hamburg, seeks more in Germany

Stockholm's Cityhold group, the property investment manager for the first two Swedish pension funds AP1 and AP2, has made a new acquisition ...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Dutch Bouwinvest to double listed RE investments to ¤650m

Dutch property fund manager Bouwinvest aims to double listed real estate investments by 2017 to about ¤650m, says MD Stephen Tross...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Pinel stays housing minister in new French government

French Housing Minister Sylvia Pinel has retained her position in a government reshuffle triggered by divisions in the ruling Socialist...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Investors should check Polish regions – Balmain’s Turner

Regional centres in Poland should be firmly on investors’ radars, especially for retail investments, says James Turner, founder...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Austrian CA raises 2014 FFO guidance 15%

Austrian listed CA Immo has raised its full-year funds from operations target by 15% to ¤63m despite strong sales last year, freeing...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

TIAA Henderson wins ¤55m loan for Austrian outlet

UK-based TIAA-Henderson Real Estate has secured a ¤55m debt facility from Germany's pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank for its European Outlet ...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Lack of investment in stock means 6% is now obsolete – JPM

A lingering effect from the global financial crisis, barely noticed, is the persistent lack of investment into existing property, says...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

German Helaba new RE lending up 12%, profit rises 40%

German landesbank Helaba, based in Frankfurt, raised first half new property lending business by 12% to ¤4.4bn and pre-tax profit from...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Opportunities in Spanish logistics – IBA Capital’s Valderrama

Recent international capital inflows into office and retail property in Spain have boosted prices but logistics has failed to gain...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Spanish home rentals nearly doubled to 20% - reports

The percentage of Spanish citizens now renting their homes has surged to 18%–20% or 3.42m of the total 18m dwellings in the country,...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Turkish court rules three Istanbul towers must be demolished

The highest court in Turkey has ruled that three new luxury Istanbul apartment towers, built by Astay Real Estate, run by a friend...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

French Klépierre, Dutch Corio 'progress' on ¤21bn merger

French shopping centre REIT/SIIC Klépierre and Netherlands-based listed mall group Corio say preparations for their planned merger...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

US Lone Star sells 2nd German lender, buyer is Attestor group

Texas-based manager Lone Star has sold German property bank Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank to an international consortium including a...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Accor pays ¤89m for 13 UK hotels from Tritax

Paris-based global hotel group Accor has bought 13 British hotel properties from UK fund manager Tritax for ¤89m as part of its plan...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Allianz RE Germany CEO Brendgen steps down

Stefan Brendgen is stepping down as CEO of Allianz Real Estate Germany, the national property arm of the giant insurer, citing personal...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Paris office projects mostly pre-let, risk of shortage - JLL

Around two-thirds of the 2.1m sq.m. of office space currently under construction has already been pre-let, pointing to a risk of a...

Monday, 25 August 2014

Singapore's IREIT aims to channel Asian capital to Europe - execs

Singapore-based IREIT Global, which recently raised ¤222m in an IPO to invest in Europe, has one of China's wealthiest businessman...

Monday, 25 August 2014

Point Park in ¤523m Czech logistics purchase from Tristan

Just weeks after spending what specialists said was over ¤100m on Italian logistics, Prague-based PointPark Properties has closed a...

Monday, 25 August 2014

Developers lent ¤600m for Mall of Berlin, mainly by non-banks

German developer High Gain House and London-based Arab Investments, the Affara family office, have won a ¤600m long-term loan for the...

Monday, 25 August 2014

German WestImmo doubles 1H profit prior amid sale process

Mainz-based WestImmo, the property unit of former WestLB in liquidation, posted more than doubled first half pre-tax profit to ¤40m...

Monday, 25 August 2014

French Amundi launches tax-driven SCPI for private savers

Amundi Immobilier, the Paris-based property investment manager owned by the banks Crédit Agricole and Société Générale, is launching...

Monday, 25 August 2014

German June construction orders fall 12%

Price-adjusted incoming German construction orders fell 11.9% in June over the prior 12 months following a rise of 11% in January,...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Spain's Sareb ¤50bn AM mandates could change market - CEO

Spain’s bad bank Sareb is in the final stages of selecting new operators to manage its ¤50bn in property and the decision could...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

French insurer, at 49% stake, to re-open bid for REIT Tour Eiffel

French mutual insurance group SMABTP is to re-open its bid for French REIT/SIIC Société de la Tour Eiffel, having reached 49.13% of...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Austrian CA Immo raises share in Munich Kontorhaus

Austrian listed CA Immo has increased its holding in the Kontorhaus office in Munich, under development for some ¤100m, to 93% from...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Grand City German housing doubles 1H net to ¤122m

Listed Grand City Properties, which invests in German housing, more than doubled first half net profit to ¤122m while FFO soared 336%...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Spain's Ortega deploys ¤620m in property year to date

The private company of Spain's richest man, Amancio Ortega founder of Inditex which owns international fashion chains including Zara,...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Polish ING, PKO units boost loan to ¤174m for LogiCor in CEE

ING Bank and PKO Bank units in Poland last month increased a term loan to ¤174m from ¤92m for Blackstone’s European logistics...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

European industrials investment highest since 2007 - CBRE

European industrial property investment hit ¤8.7bn in the first half of 2014, the highest level since 2007, and now account for over...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Opportunities in German office still outweigh risks – JLL

The opportunities in an investment in German office still outweigh the risks, says realtor JLL, even though its biannual Risk Seesaw...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Lenders take control of German Apcoa Parking in debt swap

Europe’s largest parking garage operator Apcoa Parking, based in Stuttgart, has reached agreements with its sponsor, French private...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

TIAA-Henderson said near winning Madrid Islazul mall for ¤210m

TIAA-Henderson Real Estate is close to winning the bid for the giant Islazul shopping centre in the Spanish capital of Madrid for ¤210m,...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Point Park's Italian logistics buy likely worth over ¤100m

The Italian logistics portfolio of around 200,000 sq.m. acquired by Point Park Properties last month is worth over ¤100m in today's ...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Norges rejigs Norway Pension Fund real estate team

Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of the world’s largest sovereign fund, Norway's Pension Fund Global, is setting up ...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

German alstria IH hit by writedowns but confirms FFO guidance

Hamburg's alstria office REIT first half FFO fell 3% to ¤24.5m, but it confirmed full-year FFO guidance slightly higher than 2013 ...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

France to launch new housebuilding measures in 2015 budget

France will introduce new measures to stimulate homebuilding in next month's 2015 budget, aimed of boosting the flagging economy. Construction...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

French RE investment to rise to ¤17.2bn - IPD survey

Investment in French commercial property is expected to grow to around ¤16.3bn this year and ¤17.2bn in 2015, as international buyers...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Satisfied institutions ready more real estate capital - Preqin

A third of investors feel their real estate investments have exceeded expectations over the last 12 months, with the largest institutions...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

France drops tourist tax, seeks new funding for Paris transport

The French government has committed to find ¤140m of extra financing annually to improve Paris region public transport after dropping...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

AFI pays first dividend since 2006 after profit hike

Central and eastern European property developer AFI registered a 47% increase in net operating income profits in the first half to...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Taiwan’s Cathay Life enters Europe with £320m London deal

Taiwanese insurer Cathay Life has bought Woolgate Exchange in central London from US private equity house TPG and Canada’s Ivanhoé...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Lisbon-based Sonae Sierra 1H net at ¤48m, reversing loss

International shopping centre group Sonae Sierra, based in Lisbon and owned jointly by Portuguese listed Sonae and private London-based...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Swedish Kungsleden in ¤164m rights to resume acquisitions

Swedish listed Kungsleden will seek EGM approval for a rights issue of SEK1.5bn (¤164m) with preferential rights for shareholders,...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

German Helaba lends ¤136m for Starwood’s Polish office buy

German landesbank Helaba has provided a ¤136m long-term facility to US private equity firm Starwood Capital for the acquisition of...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Berlin Hyp doubles 1H new property lending to ¤1.8bn

Despite a marked increase in competition, German mortgage lender Berlin Hyp doubled first half new lending to ¤1.8bn from 1H13, but...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

German house prices up 2.6%y/y in July - Europace

German house prices rose in July by 0.88% in the month and were 2.56% in aggregate above a year earlier, according to the Europace...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

CEE office rents to rise 3% despite supply glut – Capital Economics

Office rents in central and eastern Europe should rise by 2.5%-3% in the medium term as economies strengthen and property demand rises...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Mainstream hotels enter Czech Republic as market recovers – C&W

Mainstream international hotel brands are entering the Czech market to cater for an inflow of visitors, particularly from Asia, as...

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Sixteen malls being readied in Spain, 500,000 sq.m. GLA

In the next two years at least 16 new shopping centres should open in Spain, adding over 500,000 sq.m. of leasable space to the 15.29m...

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Austrian Immofinanz reports 63% rise in 2013/14 net

Austrian listed property group Immofinanz reported a near 63% rise in net profit for its 2013/14 financial year to end-April to ¤180.4m,...

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