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European Retail market: the recovery has been taking hold

Retail investment has picked up, with H1 2022 figures the highest in three years. Footfall improved in every European city, and many retailers reported an increase in turnover. Prime rents were stable in most markets. Rents in luxury streets are on the rise again while the general trend for mass-market streets is still downwa...
Wednesday, 21. September 2022

ECE launches first European residential real estate fund

ECE has launched its inaugural European residential real estate fund and successfully raised equity commitments from renowned institutional investors, including two large highly reputable German insurance groups. With the capital raised in the first closing, the fund plans the purchase of investments with a volume of more tha...
Wednesday, 14. September 2022

Prologis buys €1.6bn European logistics portfolio from Crossbay

Prologis announced today that it has acquired a diverse portfolio of 128 logistics facilities and six new developments from MARK’s urban logistics platform Crossbay in a €1.585 billion transaction. This in one of the biggest logistics deals to complete this year in Europe.
Wednesday, 14. September 2022

Empira acquires rare development site west of Miami’s Brickell District

Empira Group has acquired a rare development site west of Miami’s Brickell District. The group plans to develop a mid-rise multifamily project in the neighborhood called ‘The Roads’ to help meet the area’s rising demand for housing fueled by an influx of business relocations to Miami’s urban core. Due to Empira´s conviction i...
Wednesday, 7. September 2022

Ten hotels nominated for Hotel Property Award 2022

For the „Hotel Property Award 2022“, which will be presented at the 196+ hotelforum conference on Thursday, October 6, the interdisciplinary jury of experts has nominated ten hotels from among 36 applicants from seven European countries.
Wednesday, 7. September 2022

European real estate investors in pricing phase

Fifty per cent of European real estate investors are sticking to their investment strategy despite the marked rise in interest rates. That is the finding of a recent survey of 150 property companies and institutional real estate investors in Germany, France and the UK by Union Investment. Some 39 per cent of respondents inten...
Thursday, 18. August 2022

Cain International invests in Aman Group

Cain International together with The Public Investment Fund (“PIF”), has today announced a $900 million investment into Aman Group to support the brand’s global expansion of ultra-luxury hotels and branded residences. The transaction values Aman Group at $3 billion.
Tuesday, 16. August 2022

Barings to acquire Altis Property Partners

Barings today announced the signing of a share sale agreement to acquire 100% of Altis Property Partners (Altis), a leading real estate firm based in Australia. The parties expect to close the transaction on September 1, 2022.
Thursday, 11. August 2022

Aareal arranges USD 370m Green Loan for Manhattan office building

Aareal Capital Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aareal Bank, announced on August 1, 2022 the closing of a financing agreement with SL Green Realty Corp., a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) and Manhattan's largest office landlord.
Thursday, 4. August 2022

AM Alpha sells logistics center in Adelaide

The family office AM Alpha is passing on the logistics center in Adelaide, which it acquired in 2021 for $98m , to a domestic institutional fund manager.. The anchor tenant of the Penfield intermodal facility is Treasury Wine Estates.
Thursday, 28. July 2022

International High-Rise Award: 34 high-rise projects nominated globally

The buildings nominated for the International High-Rise Award 2022/23 have now been announced. Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has selected them from more than 1,000 new high-rises worldwide dating from the past two years. In autumn, the five finalists will be announced. Then, on November 8, 2022, the winner of the Internat...
Thursday, 28. July 2022

LaSalle names new global head of research and strategy

LaSalle Investment Management today announced that Jacques Gordon has confirmed he will retire from the business at the end of 2022 in order pursue interests in higher education. He will remain as the Global Head of Research & Strategy through the remainder of this year, and will be succeeded by Brian Klinksiek, LaSalle’s cur...
Tuesday, 26. July 2022

Pamela Reidenbach appointed as Managing Director of Real I.S. Australia

Pamela Reidenbach has been appointed as member of the Management of Real I.S. Australia Pty Limited by Real I.S. AG, with effect of 1 July. She replaces Andreas Jordan who is returning to Munich after several successful years in Australia and will devote himself to a new task at the headquarters of Real I.S. AG.
Tuesday, 26. July 2022