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Union Investment reports on it's letting performance for 2016

Union Investment posted strong letting figures in 2016, with a total of approximately 663,000 sq m of space being let or relet. This letting performance ensured that overall occupancy across all real estate funds, based on income, remained at an impressive 96.2 per cent. European markets outside Germany made up the largest sh...
Dienstag, 14. Februar 2017

Compensation steadily rises for corporate real estate professionals

In a recent survey of corporate real estate executives at corporations globally, 81% reported that their base salary increased from 2015 to 2016 by an average of 4.6%. In addition, 75% projected further increases in 2017, according to a survey conducted by CoreNet Global and FPL Associates. “Projected increases for 2017 are m...
Donnerstag, 2. Februar 2017

European real estate investors prepare for extended market cycle

Low interest rates, low returns: a clear response is emerging to the question of how long the current market phase is likely to continue as European investors review their real estate strategies. The majority of professional property investors are preparing for the market cycle to last for another one to two years, during whi...
Donnerstag, 26. Januar 2017

Investors should focus on long term opportunities in 'new normal' of low yields

Investors in Europe should focus on long term opportunities in 'winning' cities, urban logistics, alternative real estate and tactical asset management, according to a new report from Savills Investment Management. The report, entitled Changing Landscape: European Outlook 2017, projects that European real estate markets on a...
Donnerstag, 26. Januar 2017

Prime UK commercial property rents increase 0.4% in Q4 and 3.7% in 2016

UK prime commercial property rental values increased by 0.4% in the final quarter of 2016, the lowest quarterly growth in 2016, according to CBRE’s latest Prime Rent and Yield Monitor. Prime yields remained relatively stable across the main sectors in Q4. Prime rents grew by 3.7% over 2016 as a whole, down on growth in 2015 o...
Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2017

European destinations top hotel investor wish lists

Six of the top ten city destinations that investors are most positive about globally for hotel operating performance expectations are in Europe, according to new research from JLL. Madrid, Amsterdam and Barcelona topped the list for hotel operating performance expectations in JLL's annual Global Hotel Investor Sentiment Surve...
Mittwoch, 18. Januar 2017

Over €50 billion anticipated for real estate investment in 2017

A minimum of €52.6 billion of capital is expected to be invested in global real estate during 2017. This represents a total average target allocation of 11.5% for investors - a gain of 1.5% from current allocations. These results from the global Investment Intentions Survey 2017, published today by INREV, ANREV and PREA, unde...
Mittwoch, 18. Januar 2017

Global hotel construction pipeline shows modest growth

The Total Global Pipeline has 11,547 Projects/1,953,784 Rooms, up 6% by projects and 4% by rooms Year-Over-Year (YOY) according to the recent Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), who tabulates the Construction Pipeline and Census with complete ownership detail for 196 countries worldwide. ...
Mittwoch, 4. Januar 2017

Survey of property directors reveals fears over company closures

Over half of property directors believe that the current rates revaluation will force companies out of business, according to a survey organised by Avison Young at the recent Property Directors Forum. Attendees at the event were asked to provide their thoughts on a number of topics affecting the property industry. The majori...
Donnerstag, 29. Dezember 2016

Alternative' Real Estate take a record share of Europe's commercial property transactions

Alternative property assets are on course to capture a record share of Europe's commercial real estate transactions this year as data centres and retirement/care homes bucked the general trend of falling investment volumes, research by Real Capital Analytics (RCA) shows. A total of €30.1 billion of hotels, student residences,...
Dienstag, 13. Dezember 2016

Residential property confidence helps steadying the property and construction sector

The property sector is showing resilience in the face of a tumultuous year, with confidence in the residential sector the strongest, according to the latest research from Smith &Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group. Smith & Williamson’s annual property report, which surveys senior executives in the...
Dienstag, 13. Dezember 2016

Consumer confidence spearheads Eurozone recovery

The latest European real estate market Outlook published by M&G Real Estate predicts that Brexit’s impact on commercial property investment in Continental Europe will be subdued as rental growth performance remains underpinned by strong consumer and business confidence. Investors in Continental Europe are benefiting from incr...
Dienstag, 29. November 2016

Willingness to take risk and caution are balanced in hotel industry

Opportunities and risks are spread broadly in the hotel industry. Whilst the digitalisation megatrend is clearly viewed as an opportunity, on the investment side, the sector currently shows itself to be quite ambivalent. The overall mood in the sector is meanwhile stuck around cautious optimism. These were the findings of the...
Donnerstag, 24. November 2016

New York's Upper 5th Av remains world's most expensive retail street

New York's Uper 5th Avenue remains the world's most expensive retail street, narrowly ahead of Hong Kong's Causeway Bay, but rental values have decreased in both as brands balance the demands of physical and online presences, according to Cushman & Wakefield. The annual Main Streets Across the World report tracks 462 of the t...
Dienstag, 22. November 2016

London beats Paris as Europe's top retail destination

Savills has identified London as Europe's top retail location in its latest European Retail Destination Index, which identifies the best opportunities for expanding international brands. According to Savills, London's success is due to its underlying operational fundamentals related to retail spend and tourist flows. These f...
Donnerstag, 17. November 2016

What do millennial shoppers really want?

Millennials are at the forefront of using technology and it is reshaping the way they shop. However, contrary to expections, 70% of millennials prefer to shop in a store instead of online and this is unlikely to dramatically change in the future, according to new research from CBRE, the global property advisor. CBRE has con...
Mittwoch, 16. November 2016