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Profits under pressure in European Hotels

A unique report by HotStats, which polled the performance of hotels across key European hotel markets overthe last ten years, revealed that in a number of locations, profit levels have not grown since 2007. The hotel markets which have faced the biggest challenges over the last ten years are those which were at the top of the...
Tuesday, 30. May 2017

Budget and luxury hotels expected to give highest returns and best prospects

The new Catella Market Tracker, The European Hotel Market, shows a clear shift in the structure of hotels in recent years – the budget and luxury segments are the two winners from this development. In 2016, approximately €17.8 billion was invested in the hotel asset class, and growth is expected in almost all European countri...
Tuesday, 23. May 2017

Cost cutting drives profit growth at Berlin hotels

Whilst Berlin hotels recorded an 8.0 per cent year-on-year increase in total revenue this month, astute hoteliers slashed costs, which fuelled a 29.0 per cent increase in profit per room, according to the latest data from HotStats. The growth in total revenue in March was primarily as a result of a 7.0 per cent increase in Re...
Friday, 12. May 2017

Real estate investment volumes in continental Europe up 12% on Q1 2016

Trading activity in continental Europe increased in Q1 2017 despite the uncertainty generated by General Elections in several notable markets, according to the latest report from CBRE. Total real estate investment in continental Europe reached €38.9bn in Q1 2017, up 12% on Q1 last year. The total investment volume for the who...
Tuesday, 9. May 2017

Investors must be more creative to access European offices

JLL's 2017 European Office Investment Perspective is encouraging investors to be more creative in order to access Europe's office real estate markets in the current increasingly competitive environment, including looking beyond prime locations for the best rental growth.
Friday, 5. May 2017

UK versus Europe - where to invest as Brexit unfolds

The UK will be very publicly facing off against the EU over the coming two years. Whether you voted for or against the split, the political and financial implications of the UK's decision to leave the EU are huge. Now, Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap election called for 8 June, in order for the Conservatives to t...
Thursday, 4. May 2017

New technology companies, major players in the rental markets

In recent years, new technology companies have been one of the main drivers of growth in most of the main European economies, according to a Quarterly Newsletter by La Française. At the end of 2016, three of the five largest stock exchange capitalisations in the world and seven of the ten largest start-ups in the world were ‘...
Thursday, 4. May 2017

Investment volumes reach record levels in Q4 2016 at €87 billion

The financial markets have rarely followed the French elections as closely as they have over the last few weeks, according to a Quarterly Newsletter by La Française. There was a significant reaction by interest rate markets in response to the difficulties faced by former favourite Fillon as well as the risk of Le Pen being el...
Thursday, 4. May 2017

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