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Record take-up on the top 5 office letting markets

The first quarter saw a total of 781,900 sq m taken up in the German office letting market in the top locations, a result which therefore exceeded the 10-year average for a first quarter by a good 24 percent. This is the conclusion drawn in a current analysis prepared by the global commercial real estate services company CBRE.
Monday, 23. April 2018
TH Real Estate acquires Edge assets to launch €1bn partnership

TH Real Estate acquires Edge assets to launch €1bn partnership

In order to launch a €1bn strategic partnership with Edge Technologies, TH Real Estate’s Cityhold Office Partnership (CHOP) has acquired a duo of assets from the technology-led developer. TH Real Estate, on behalf of the Cityhold Office Partnership (CHOP), has completed the acquisition of the Edge Olympic in Amsterdam from Ed...
Monday, 23. April 2018

Empira opens office in Frankfurt and moves into larger premises in Zug

Empira AG is to relocate its head office into larger premises within downtown Zug, in all probability at the end of May. In addition, the company has been represented with an office in Frankfurt am Main since April of this year to expand its institutional business. The office is headed by Christian Hanke, Managing Director of...
Monday, 23. April 2018

Immofinanz puts CA Immo stake on the block

After reviewieng of its strategic options, Immofinanz is putting its 26 percent stake in peer CA Immo on the block. The 25.7 million ordinary shares are valued at around €706 million at current market prices. The company has previously indicated plans to evaluate strategic options in connection with the CA Immo investment, ...
Friday, 20. April 2018

Lar España's AGM approves a dividend payment of €45 million

Lar España Real Estate Socimi S.A.'s AGM approved a €0.49 dividend per share reported against 2017’s results, which equates to a €45 million dividend payment, 50% more than the €30 million paid in 2016, and well above the €12 million in 2015. The dividend payment will be made on Wednesday 18 May. Dividend yields stand at 5.5%...
Friday, 20. April 2018
Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work appoints Matt Coulson as new CEO

Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work appoints Matt Coulson as new CEO

Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work has appointed Matt Coulson as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Coulson will be responsible to lead and develop the business strategy for the 1.8 million sq ft office development in Chiswick, W4, managed by property management company Enjoy-Work. Coulson joined Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work as Operations Dire...
Friday, 20. April 2018

Overseas capital continues to drive central London investment

Continuing a trend seen for the past 18 quarters, overseas investment made up the majority of Central London office investment transactions in Q1 2018, according to CBRE. Overseas buyers were behind 79% of deals in the first quarter of the year and have accounted for more than 83% of all transactions over the last 12 months, ...
Friday, 20. April 2018

Pbb provides finances for acquisition of three shopping malls for Newbridge

Pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided an investment facility of €74 million to companies owned by Newbridge for the acquisition of three shopping malls in Poland, namely Bielawy in Torun, Guliwer in Lódź and Czyżyny in Kraków. The 72,000 sqm portfolio is nearly fully leased, with Carrefour Polska as the anchor tenant on long l...
Friday, 20. April 2018

Green light for Starwood stake in Immofinanz and CA Immo

The Austrian Takeover Commission has given US investor Starwood Capital green light for its bid of up to 26 percent in CA Immo and up to 5 percent in Immofinanz. Since then, both shareholders of real estate companies have the opportunity to accept the respective offers and tender their shares to Starwood Capital. The purchase...
Thursday, 19. April 2018

Immofinanz goes big with S Immo

The US investor Starwood Capital just got the green light for its € 800 million entry into Immofinanz and the Ca Immo , now he buys himself with 29.14 percent into the third Austrian player S Immo for a total of € 390 million. The real estate company has 19,499,437 bearer shares from member companies of the RPR Group (approx...
Thursday, 19. April 2018

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects appoints seven new partners

With an eye toward future development and growth, Danish architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects strengthens its leadership group with the appointment of seven new partners. Trine Berthold, Bente Damgaard, Kasper Frandsen, Mads Kaltoft, Rasmus Kierkegaard, Tiago Pereira, and Nathan Smith join founding partners Bja...
Thursday, 19. April 2018
Investec provides Comer Homes with £45 million loan

Investec provides Comer Homes with £45 million loan

Investec Structured Property Financehas assisted Comer Homes with a £45mn (c. €52mn) facility, for the development of the landmark Royal Winchester House, in the Berkshire town of Bracknell. Due for completion in 2020, work is already underway to transform the former site of the 3M headquarters into 311 studio, one, two and t...
Thursday, 19. April 2018

Deutsche Hypo achieves result of € 62.7 million

Following another successful financial year in 2017, Deutsche Hypothekenbank is reporting a result from normal operations of € 62.7 million (previous year: 115.0). Strong business development in the bank’s core business area, reflected in a stable earnings base and the very good risk result, was the main factor behind this po...
Thursday, 19. April 2018

Transaction volume of €661 million in the Q1 of 2018

A transaction volume of €661 million was registered on the German hotel market in the first quarter of the current year. The result has dropped 41 percent below the level of the previous year’s period. The downturn in the volume is mainly attributable to the size of the transactions and the focus on secondary locations. This ...
Thursday, 19. April 2018

Commercial real estate investors turn to Iberia

The overwhelming majority (87%) of investors in Iberian real estate plan to increase or maintain their allocation over the next 12 months, according to a new report commissioned by Intertrust. Of those already invested in Iberia, a quarter (24%) plan to increase their exposure, higher than those for the UK, Germany and the No...
Thursday, 19. April 2018

Supermarket Income REIT invested £210.5m in four supermarket assets in the first quarter

Supermarket Income REIT invested £210.5m (c. €248.4m) in four supermarket assets in the first quarter, while declaring a quarterly dividend that put it on track to meets its annual payout guidance. The property investor declared a dividend of 1.375 pence per share (c. €0.02 per share), in line with its previous dividend. The ...
Thursday, 19. April 2018