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Bulwiengesa property index rose by 5.7 percent

Throughout 2017, Germany’s real estate market was defined by low interest rates, strong liquidity positions on the player side, and a shortage in zoned land. As a result, the Bulwiengesa Real Estate Index gained for the 13th time in as many years, and registered its steepest growth since 1990-1992. The 5-year average improved...
Monday, 5. February 2018

Investor survey: product shortage as an opportunity for innovation

Necessity is the mother of invention. The squeeze on available real estate products is forcing the sector to change and is boosting its innovation capability. That is the positive view of the transformation process facing many sections of the real estate industry. “The ongoing lack of products will continue to drive the trend...
Monday, 5. February 2018

Shopping Centres will reinvent themselves as mixed-use destinations by 2030

Shopping Centres of the future will become just ‘centres’ and will reinvent themselves as mixed-use destinations. Healthcare, educational and leisure facilities will all become a fundamental part of the shopping centre, according to new insights from the Future of Retail 2030, by CBRE.
Friday, 5. January 2018

Further yield compression expected for European office market

BNP Paribas Real Estate Research said that European growth will strengthen over the next years, driven by a considerably improved domestic demand. This development is to the great benefit of the occupational markets that have lagged in Europe as well as supporting those that are already healthy. Demand for office space across...
Friday, 5. January 2018

Three predictions for the European real estate in 2018

The European economy is enjoying strong growth, but with real estate investment markets advanced in the cycle, value is becoming hard to find. Monika Sujkowska discusses what's in store for the European real estate market in 2018. In his annual speech in September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker claimed „th...
Friday, 5. January 2018

Cross-dock warehouses become increasingly popular with tenants

"Why are cross-dock warehouses so important in the transport process? What should they look like? Are there any on the Polish market? High price competition and rising wages costs due to pressure on labour market in the transport sector are the main factors that distribution companies interest in cross-docking.
Friday, 22. December 2017

Rental discounts and transport links drive investor demand for peripheral office space

M&G Real Estate’s latest office market study concludes that whilst the Continental European office sector has been boosted by yield compression and rental growth, it is edge of central business districts (CBDs) which are providing the most attractive opportunities for investment. A short supply of new office stock and an impr...
Thursday, 21. December 2017

Shift in office occupier behaviour paves the way for a flexibler revolution

The rise of the flexible office is the result of dramatic changes in the way corporate occupiers approach their real estate decisions, and will open up opportunities for landlords able to adapt and respond to these shifts. These are some of the findings from The Flexible Revolution, a pan-European report from CBRE, exploring ...
Wednesday, 20. December 2017

Christie & Co identifies European travel trends and hotel investment hot spots

Europe is still the most appealing destination and most visited region in the world in 2017, despite some disruptions faced in recent years, according to a report published on 22 November by Christie & Co. The report, launched by Christie & Co’s Hotel Consultancy team and entitled ‘European Travel Trends and Hotel Investment ...
Friday, 8. December 2017

What does 2018 hold in store for property directors?

The great and the good of the Property Director world met this month for the bi-annual Property Directors Forum, sharing issues and ideas for their businesses, concluding that 2017 has not been as bad as many had predicted, but that businesses will need to continue to ‘do more with less’ in 2018.
Friday, 1. December 2017

Support of the global climate agenda needs more systematic, coherent and aligned approach

To meaningfully support the global climate agenda, the real estate and construction sector must develop a more systematic, coherent and aligned approach to data management. This is one of the key findings of a new RICS report called „Global Trends in Data Capture and Management in Real Estate and Construction“ presented as pa...
Wednesday, 29. November 2017

European shopping centre development slows but pipeline remains strong

Shopping centre development activity in the first half of 2017 increased total floorspace across Europe to 160.8 million sq m at the midpoint of the year, according to Cushman & Wakefield. In the first half of the year 825,000 sq m was delivered to the market in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), compared with 344,000 sq m in We...
Thursday, 23. November 2017

New Bond Street overtakes Champs Élysées

Soaring rents have seen London's New Bond Street rise to become the world's third most expensive retail street, while New York's Upper 5th Avenue and Hong Kong's Causeway Bay retain their first and second place rankings, according to Cushman & Wakefield. The annual Main Streets Across The World report, now in its 29th edition...
Thursday, 23. November 2017

Non-retail tenants continue to boost shopping centre performance

A new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and JLL finds that non-retail tenants - including food and beverage (F&B), leisure and community amenities – have led to 28% estimated rental value growth, a 7.24% increase in footfall and a 1% decrease in vacancy rates across 12 European shopping centres in the past 12 months.
Monday, 20. November 2017

Investor survey shows Germany and Spain could overtake UK as preferred markets for 2018

A survey of 148 real estate investors conducted by Knight Frank has suggested that both Germany and Spain could overtake the UK as Europe's leading investment market in 2018. The survey was conducted at Knight Frank's annual European Investment Breakfast, attended by 148 senior professionals representing organisations with an...
Tuesday, 7. November 2017

Sustainable mobility: Asian and European Cities lead the way

Hong Kong leads the world for sustainable transport according to the 2017 Sustainable Cities Mobility Index from Arcadis. European cities dominate the top of the overall Index, occupying seven of the leading ten spots.
Tuesday, 31. October 2017