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Europe’s real estate markets to mount robust recovery

With European countries set to exit pandemic-era restrictions and move into their ‘post-COVID’ phase by late summer, Europe’s real estate markets are well positioned to mount a robust recovery, despite the complications posed by the Delta variant. This is among the main findings of the mid-year 2021 edition of the Investment ...
Monday, 2. August 2021
Tristan/Acciona JV signs one of the biggest leasing deals in Barcelona © Acciona
Tristan/Acciona JV signs one of the biggest leasing deals in Barcelona © Acciona

Tristan/Acciona JV signs one of the biggest leasing deals in Barcelona

Webhelp will become the main occupier of Grade A office complex Selv@ de Mar 125 in Barcelona’s 22@ district, having signed a landmark lease of 20,000 sqm on a ten-year term. The office development is a joint venture between Tristan Capital Partners’ EPISO 5 opportunity fund and Acciona Real Estate division.
Monday, 2. August 2021

BMO Real Estate Partners launch new resi fund

BMO Real Estate Partners (BMO REP) today announced the first close of its newly launched BMO Residential Europe Fund, which has a target investment volume of €800 million.
Monday, 2. August 2021

BNP Paribas REIM acquires a 44,800 sqm logistics platform in Northern Italy

BNP Paribas REIM Italy, on behalf of the pan-European fund ELF (Eurozone Logistics Fund) managed by BNP Paribas REIM Luxembourg, has completed the acquisition of a logistics property located in Villamarzana, province of Rovigo.
Monday, 2. August 2021
Europa Capital fund acquires office building in Stuttgart from J.P. Morgan © J.P. Morgan / Eibe Soennecken

Europa Capital fund acquires office building in Stuttgart from J.P. Morgan

Europa Capital in partnership with German developer Accumulata Real Estate announces the acquisition of the Horizon II office building in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, on behalf of its latest value add fund, from a property company managed by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Monday, 2. August 2021

Aroundtown fully lets its ETEC Carree

Aroundtown prolonged the lease agreement with a strong tenant from the public sector, the Essener Systemhaus (ESH), in the office property located within walking distance from Essen’s central train station, for an area of over 5,000 sqm resulting in a lease length of approx. 9 years.
Monday, 2. August 2021

Vonovia to make new Deutsche Wohnen offer at €53 per share

On 24 May 2021, Vonovia SE published its decision to make a voluntary public takeover offer to the shareholders of Deutsche Wohnen SE to acquire all shares in Deutsche Wohnen SE. Vonovia to offer €53 per Deutsche Wohnen share, up from €52 previously. The offer thus values Deutsche Wohnen at appro...
Monday, 2. August 2021

Commerz Real acquires Intercity Hotel in Lübeck from GBI

Commerz Real has acquired a hotel that is to be newly built at Lübeck central railway station through its Luxembourg-based “Commerz Real Institutional European Hotel Fund” from the project developer GBI. Following the hotel’s scheduled completion and opening in 2023 it will be operated under the ...
Monday, 2. August 2021

Goodstone Living acquires its first build-to-rent site

Goodstone Living has acquired its first development site for the delivery of its next generation build-to-rent product in central Birmingham, to be known as Camp Hill Gardens. The four-acre consented scheme is expected to accommodate over 500 new build-to-rent homes and the largest private garden...
Friday, 30. July 2021

AEW acquires major office refurbishment in Barcelona

AEW announces the acquisition of Joan d'Austria 39-47, a major office refurbishment opportunity in the @22 district of Barcelona, Spain, on behalf of AEW Europe Value Investors II (EVI II) from Eurostone. The acquisition increases EVI II’s assets under management to over €350 million with 13 asse...
Friday, 30. July 2021

Acceleration of Pace of Proptech Revolution Rapidly Changing Business of Real Estate

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), in partnership with leading global law firm Goodwin, has published a new report which lifts the lid on how proptech is increasingly revolutionizing the real estate industry.
Friday, 30. July 2021
Commerz Real appoints Christian Horf as board member © Commerz Real AG
Commerz Real appoints Christian Horf as board member © Commerz Real AG

Commerz Real appoints Christian Horf as board member

Commerz Real has appointed Christian Horf (43), to date Head of Finance, as a member of the company’s Board of Management as of 1 August. In addition to Finance, he will hold responsibility fo...
Friday, 30. July 2021

Total H1 2021 global real estate investment falls

US $687bn was invested in global real estate in the first six months of 2021, a fall of 2.9% compared with the same period in 2020, however, Q2 2021 volumes (US $361.32bn) were 4.2% higher tha...
Friday, 30. July 2021

Running Deals:

Aroundtown fully lets its ETEC Carree © Aroundtown
Aroundtown fully lets its ETEC Carree © Aroundtown

Aroundtown fully lets its ETEC Carree

Aroundtown prolonged the lease agreement with a strong tenant from the public sector, the Essener Systemhaus (ESH), in the office property located within walking distance from Essen’s central ...
Monday, 2. August 2021