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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

Europe's retail market is ahead of the curve in dealing with global structural change

JLL has released 'Structural changes in retail – why Europe and the US are different', a report which outlines the reasons why the wave of shopping centre closures in the US won't be replicated in Europe, and why European retail real estate will remain a resilient and relevant asset class despite current global challenges.
Tuesday, 31. October 2017

Private real estate investors driving up values in ‘safe havens’

Private investors into commercial real estate may be forced to look beyond the world’s leading cities for better value, according to new data from Knight Frank’s 2018 Global Cities report. The consultants have analysed how much prime office space can be acquired for $100 million as a guide for private buyers, who accounted fo...
Tuesday, 24. October 2017

London seen as ‘Outperformer’ alongside Paris, Stockholm and Hamburg

Patrizia Immobilien AG has launched its eighth Patrizia Insight study on the European Residential Markets which for the first time includes a major new European City Ranking – a matrix which combines long-term attractiveness indicators alongside liquidity within 119 European cities in order to assist investors optimally diver...
Wednesday, 18. October 2017

Capital flows into real estate globally remains very strong

In H1 2017, Germany overtook the UK as the most active country for investment in commercial real estate in Europe, although the UK fought back in Q3 and Spain is becoming increasingly attractive according to a new report from Colliers International.
Wednesday, 18. October 2017

Prologis analyses Europe’s most desirable logistics locations

Prologis released new research that examines why logistics customers in Europe choose certain locations over others. The report, titled “Customer Growth Strategies: Europe’s Most Desirable Logistics Locations”, also reveals which locations in the rapidly changing European logistics market are thriving. The research team and E...
Friday, 13. October 2017

Why do the capital markets believe in Central and Eastern Europe?

There is no region anywhere in the world that is as safe for doing business and as strong economically. If you are looking for a market to invest in, CEE is the place. The potential of the region has been acknowledged not only by financial institutions from Germany and the United States, but also by funds from parts of the wo...
Friday, 13. October 2017

The Nordic property market at the peak or just on its way?

The Nordic property markets will continue to perform well but faces new challenges, according to the new report Pangea Property Outlook 2017/2018. The winners will be segments with continued rental growth, such as attractive offices in the capital regions, while there is upward yield pressure on interest rate sensitive proper...
Monday, 9. October 2017

Institutional real estate investors prefer risk diversification and avoid cluster risks

Universal-Investment's fifth annual survey of institutional investor behaviour points to increasing investor interest in other European markets as well as continued appetite for German real estate investments. While allocations to North America have remained stable, investors lose interest in Asia-Pacific. In terms of types o...
Friday, 6. October 2017