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Continental Europe market offers strong returns

The latest Continental Europe market Outlook published by M&G Real Estate expects strong returns into 2017. Despite elections in the Netherlands and France in the first half of the year, the Outlook notes that consensus forecasts for Eurozone GDP suggest only a modest slowdown to 1.6% in 2017 (down from 1.7% in 2016).
Friday, 21. April 2017

New logistics models are required to meet the growing challenges of city logistics

JLL has launched „More than the last mile“, a research report which examines how smarter logistics will help shape cities in the future. Commenting on JLL's report, Andy Harding, lead director of JLL's Industrial & Logistics Group, said: „Spurred by the growth of e-commerce and demand for last-mile fulfilment facilities, the...
Friday, 21. April 2017

A long-term view on global real estate markets favours investing in Europe

Patrizia Immobilien AG has launched its 2017 edition of ‘Patrizia Insight’, the annual research report on European commercial property markets, revealing the importance of a long-term investment strategy in maintaining resilience against political and macroeconomic uncertainty. This means keeping a long-term focus on market f...
Thursday, 20. April 2017

Residental rents put pressure on costs & salaries

In its latest research report Savills highlights the importance for companies looking to expand or relocate on the continent of considering the financial implications of housing employees, not just the cost of leasing office space. According to European Cities, a report from Savills which looks at real estate across 12 cities...
Thursday, 20. April 2017

Foreign investment dropped 19% in 2016, after record volume in 2015

The economic recovery continues in the Eurozone. Despite a slowdown at mid-year, GDP maintained a stable pace of growth in 2016 with 1.7% on average. It should enjoy growth close to 1.5 % in 2017, a slight decline on 2016 due to political uncertainties at national level and some less favourable economic fundamentals (such as ...
Tuesday, 11. April 2017

European commercial real estate investment activity in 2016 recorded as third highest

European commercial real estate investment activity in 2016 was the third highest on record, according to Savills, who recorded total transaction volumes at €207bn. The firm notes that despite this figure being 15% down yoy, for some markets, namely Italy (25.5% yoy), the Netherlands (24.4%) and Sweden (32.2%), 2016 was the b...
Tuesday, 4. April 2017

Germany overtakes UK as Europe's leading real estate investment market

Germany overtook the UK as the most active commercial property market in Europe in 2016 with transactions totalling €59 billion, according to Knight Frank. Although investment volumes declined 14% year on year, Knight Rank reports that Germany was established as Europe's safe haven' in 2016 due to its robust economy and relat...
Tuesday, 28. March 2017

Student housing sector across continental Europe is coming of age

Against the backdrop of increasing institutional investor appetite for higher education accommodation assets in European markets outside the UK, JLL will launch its 2017 European student housing report at MIPIM. The report highlights the key trends investors should look out for and identifies six European markets in which the...
Friday, 17. March 2017

Urban logistics set for growth as online share of retail market grows

Over the last two years the online share of the EU retail market has risen from 7% to 9%, an increase which will provide further support to the urban logistics sector, according to the Savills Investment Management. In its European Outlook report, Savills IM highlights urban logistics as one of its preferred European investm...
Thursday, 16. March 2017

Technology set to cause further seismic shifts in online shopping and deliveries

Evolving technology, combined with changing consumer habits, will transform the way e-tailers distribute and deliver products to European shoppers, meaning that increasing amounts of warehouse space will be required across the continent to service demand, says Savills. Despite copious discussion of the impact of online on the...
Wednesday, 15. March 2017
Office initial yield will record new compressions in most markets of Europe

Office initial yield will record new compressions in most markets of Europe

BNP Paribas Real Estate Research said the moderate economic growth seen in Europe had proven resilient despite some adverse shocks. Economic activity in the UK remained healthy at the beginning of 2017, driven by strong domestic demand as well as exports, thanks to the fall of the pound against other major currencies. That’s ...
Monday, 6. March 2017

European hotel investment reaches €7.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016

European hotel investment reached €7.4 billion in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016, representing a notable increase of 19% in transaction volumes compared to a strong Q4 2015, according to the latest data from CBRE. Overall, European hotel investment activity in 2016 totalled €20.4 billion, despite transaction volumes decrea...
Tuesday, 21. February 2017

Record highs for European industrial property recorded

European industrial property witnessed its strongest year yet, with investment volumes reaching a record high of €24.5 billion in 2016, according to CBRE. Germany, Norway, Spain and CEE all reported record trading activity for the year meaning 2016 volumes were four per cent higher than in 2015. In addition to historically hi...
Wednesday, 8. February 2017

Strong December fuels Madrid profit

A 19.6% increase in profit per room in December helped hotels in Madrid achieve a 3.8% increase in GOPPAR for 2016, according to the latest data from HotStats. The growth in GOPPAR (Gross Operating Profit per Available Room) in December was in contrast to a 0.9% decline in RevPAR (Revenue per Available Room) for the month, wh...
Tuesday, 7. February 2017

EU real estate markets resist political uncertainty

Real estate professionals confirm that despite political uncertainties in Europe with regards to Brexit and upcoming national elections, the prospects for EU real estate markets remain very attractive for investors, according to the Q4 RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor. Looking at the last quarter of 2016, overall condi...
Thursday, 2. February 2017

Investment in Europan commercial property reaches a €86.8 billion record

European commercial real estate recorded its strongest quarter of the year in Q4 2016 with investment volume reaching a record high of €86.8 billion. This total represents an increase of five per cent on Q4 2015, which held the previous record for investment volumes. A very buoyant German market provided a significant boost t...
Thursday, 26. January 2017

Amsterdam rooms profit hit by falling revenues and rising costs

The 5.9% drop in profit in the Rooms department at Amsterdam hotels this month was due to a 2.8% decline in Rooms Revenue, as well as rising costs, according to the latest data from HotStats. Whilst hotels in Amsterdam were able to maintain room occupancy levels in November, at a lofty 80.9%, a 2.9% decline in achieved averag...
Friday, 20. January 2017

European real estate investment to stay strong through 2017

Commercial property investment in Europe will be strong in 2017 as bond prices weaken and investors seek safe but growth-orientated opportunities, according to an analysis released in a report by Cushman & Wakefield’s European Capital Markets team. The real estate services firm expects prime yields to fall 30-40 basis points ...
Friday, 13. January 2017