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Strong growth in property funds managers in 2017

The average assets under management (AUM) of property fund providers increased significantly in 2017, rising from €13.6 billion in 2016 to €16.7 billion at the end of 2017. This corresponds to an increase of around 22 percent. According to the “ANREV / INREV / NCREIF Fund Manager Survey 2018” published by INREV at the end of ...
Wednesday, 20. June 2018

Infrastructure investment boost expected from global pension and sovereign funds

Up to 70% of global public sector investors plan to increase their infrastructure investments over the next 12-24 months, according to a new survey from BNY Mellon and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). The survey covered sovereign and public pension funds with combined assets under management exc...
Tuesday, 19. June 2018

Rise in interest rates lead real estate concern amidst political turmoil

Despite political turmoil in Italy and Iberia, and Brexit, political uncertainty didn't appear in the top three threats to the real estate investment market, cited by real estate experts who participated in a poll at a seminar hosted by Intertrust in May 2018. 41% of respondents instead voted rising interest rates as the bigg...
Wednesday, 13. June 2018

Europe's hotel construction pipeline is healthy and continues to rise

According to a recent Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report for Europe, analysts at Lodging Econometrics state that the Total Pipeline is climbing steadily with 1,366 Projects/214,792 Rooms, a 29% increase by projects Year-Over-Year (YOY). The pipeline in Europe has nearly doubled since the cyclical low of 687 Projects/116...
Tuesday, 5. June 2018

European student accommodation transactions up 29% year-on-year

The rising demand for global Higher Education continues to attract institutional capital to invest in European student accommodation with transactions up 29% year-on-year to some €13.6 billion across the continent in 2017, according to a new investment guide from Cushman & Wakefield. The firm’s latest Student Accommodation Gu...
Tuesday, 29. May 2018

European data centre markets set to grow by 15% in 2018

2018 started with a flurry of activity in the major European colocation markets of London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris. These four markets were responsible for 36MW of take-up, the highest figure for any Q1 period and a 35% increase on Q1 2017, according to new research from CBRE. This continued level of heightened take-up...
Monday, 28. May 2018

Investor appetite for commercial real estate undiminished in Europe

The European real estate market is still going strong, with cities like Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt and Paris leading the way, according to RICS' quarterly Global Commercial Property Monitor. When it comes to international hubs such as New York, Dubai and Shanghai, most respondents to RICS’ survey believe business shows sign...
Thursday, 24. May 2018

European office rental growth reaches six-year high

Rental growth in the European office market reached its highest point since the beginning of 2012 in the first quarter of the year, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest DNA of Real Estate report. The sector’s strong rental growth is supported by continued positive performance across German, Nordic and Semi-core markets*,...
Wednesday, 25. April 2018

Record levels of Asian investment into European markets set to continue

The majority (67%) of real estate professionals expect the volume of Asian investor capital entering the European real estate market to increase over the next two years, according to a new report commissioned by Intertrust. In contrast, just 7% of respondents think that volumes will fall.
Wednesday, 11. April 2018

Occupiers less concerned about Brexit

Occupiers are less concerned about Brexit than they were a year ago, according to a new CBRE research survey of over 100 major occupiers across Europe, most of whom have pan-European or global operations.
Tuesday, 3. April 2018

CBRE: Occupierts seeking tech, flex and wellness as workplace consumeriation takes hold

Nearly two-thirds of companies (62%) plan to increase their investment in real estate technology over the next three years, most of them in the next year, according to the 2018 EMEA Occupier Survey from CBRE. Companies are intending to invest more heavily in new real estate technologies over the short to medium term in order ...
Friday, 23. March 2018

Occupiers seeking Tech, Flex and Wellness as workplace consumerisation takes hold

Nearly two-thirds of companies (62%) plan to increase their investment in real estate technology over the next three years, most of them in the next year, according to the 2018 EMEA Occupier Survey from CBRE. Companies are intending to invest more heavily in new real estate technologies over the short to medium term in order ...
Wednesday, 21. March 2018

London ranked as Europe’s most attractive city for businesses and employees

London ranked as Europe’s most attractive city for businesses and employees for second year running according to Colliers International’s latest European Cities of Influence report, which reviews and ranks cities based on their occupier attractiveness, availability of talent, and quality of life factors alongside economic ou...
Thursday, 15. March 2018

Industrial most sought-after asset class for European investors

Industrial, and specifically logistics, is the most sought-after real estate sector for European investors, overtaking office for the first time, according to CBRE’s annual EMEA Investor Intentions Survey being released at MIPIM later today. With the growth of e-commerce continuing to benefit the sector, a third (33%) of resp...
Wednesday, 14. March 2018

The global real estate industry remains strong

Despite being late in its cycle, the global real estate market is benefiting from strong returns for investors and a positive global economic outlook, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate - The Global Outlook for 2018, an annual forecast of global real estate investor sentiment published jointly by PwC and the Urban La...
Tuesday, 13. March 2018

SRE Inclusion in FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Index

Sirius Real Estate have qualified for inclusion in the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index, Developed EMEA region. This latest inclusion is effective as of Monday, 19 March 2018 and follows the company’s entry into the FTSE/JSE SA Listed Property Index (known as SAPY), on Monday 18 December 2017.
Thursday, 8. March 2018