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Cities with diverse economies can thrive regardless of politics

The last year has been dominated by two political events: the UK’s vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s election as US president. Both results reflect a growing concern that the majority of people are failing to benefit from free trade, globalisation, immigration and government austerity. Moreover, populist parties are gai...
Thursday, 22. December 2016

Budapest is among Europe’s next major tech hubs

CBRE has published its inaugural Understanding European Technology Clusters report, highlighting the vibrancy and rapid growth of Europe’s tech sector. The report analyses the characteristics of tech clusters and explores future opportunities among high-performing, and emerging, tech cities across Europe. Out of 35 cities acr...
Monday, 19. December 2016

Largest European retail transaction reflects unprecedented investor demand

Shopping outlet malls have come of age from an investor and retailer perspective according to research from Cushman & Wakefield – underlined by two concurrent pan-European sales by the IRUS European Retail Property Fund. The deals comprising 10 centres completed for a reported €1.28bn and represent the largest European retail...
Thursday, 15. December 2016

Retail spaces in shopping centers continue to grow

Although retail sales in most European countries are largely stagnating or even declining, retail spaces in shopping centers continue to grow, according to RegioData. Accordingly, the market shares of this synthetic form of trade are also growing.
Wednesday, 7. December 2016

Overall positive development of the retail trade this year is likely to continue in 2017

According to RegioData, in the recent years, the data on EU trade has clearly shown that it has not been spared by the global economic downturn. Since 2015, however, the economic performance of the European Union has improved, and unemployment rates have decreased. The rare situation of constant consumer prices of +0.0 % in 2...
Wednesday, 7. December 2016

Profit per room at Dublin hotels is fastest growing in Europe

Whilst year-on-year growth has slowed slightly this month profit performance at hotels in Dublin remains the fastest growing in Europe, achieving a 25.5% increase for year-to-date 2016, according to the latest data from HotStats. The year-to-date growth in the city builds on profit increases in both 2014 (+9.2%) and 2015 (+33...
Tuesday, 6. December 2016

Shopping center industry shrinks to one third

In Europe, the dynamics in the shopping center development have disappeared after the real estate crisis. The current growth of leasable space is the same as 20 years ago, and no substantial change is in sight. At the end of the 1990s, the European shopping center industry was characterized by abundant annual sales growth. Fr...
Friday, 2. December 2016

Real estate investors head to non-core European markets

Commercial real estate investment volumes in over half of Europe's markets have risen this year, with some non core markets seeing stronger growth than the core. However, a lack of stock in Germany and Spain, and the uncertainty caused during the EU referendum in the first and second quarters in the UK, led to a drop in volum...
Monday, 28. November 2016

Spanish Hotel investment market records highest year-on-year growth in Q3 2016

European hotel investment volumes totalled €3.8 billion in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016, taking the total turnover to €10.3 billion since the start of the year. Q3 2016 was overall more positive compared to the first half of 2016 with the decline in deal volumes only by 6% compared to a strong Q3 2015, according to the late...
Friday, 25. November 2016

Europe's shopping centre space accelerates towards 160m sqm

Approximately 8.1 million sqm of new shopping centre space will be added across Europe in H2 2016 and throughout 2017 with operators seeking to add more entertainment elements designed to improve customer experience, according to research from Cushman & Wakefield. The firm's European Shopping Centre Development Report shows d...
Monday, 21. November 2016

After a record year in 2015, retail investment volumes amounted to €39bn

Though not unfavourable for European growth, the world economic environment is suffering some uncertainties. Nevertheless, the global situation is expected to pick up in 2017 (3.3% vs. 3%). GDP growth in the Eurozone is forecast to reach 1.5% in 2016, with the greater impact of ‘Brexit’ felt in 2017, and particularly in the U...
Wednesday, 16. November 2016

Profit at Brussels hotels continues to decline as security threat remains

Hotels in Brussels have suffered a 56.9% year-on-year profit drop for the month of September, contributing to a 57.3% decline for year-to-date 2016, as the security threat level in the Belgian capital remains high following the terrorist activity in the city in March, according to the latest data from HotStats. The drop in pr...
Wednesday, 9. November 2016

Investment in real estate continues to boom in Europe

Confidence in the real estate sector is improving around the world, but most notably in EU markets, where investors’ demand is growing, according to property professionals responding to the latest RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor. During the third quarter of 2016, investment demand for commercial property has been part...
Friday, 4. November 2016

BNP Paribas Real Estate updates prime net effective rent index for Europa

BNP Paribas Real Estate has issued its bi-annual update of the Prime Net Effective Rents report for logistics assets, covering 46 markets in 19 countries. Unique within the real estate sector in Europe, this report creates additional transparency for investors, managers, and occupiers by identifying and comparing prime headli...
Thursday, 20. October 2016

European property markets remain resilient in the face of uncertainty

Knight Frank held its annual European Breakfast event at Claridges on the 12th October 2016. A live poll of 150 real estate investors undertaken at Knight Frank’s annual European Breakfast, held in Central London this morning, confirmed continuing appetite for European real estate markets despite on-going political uncertaint...
Thursday, 13. October 2016

Profit drop marks realignment at Amsterdam hotels after SAIL in August 2015

Top and bottom line performance at hotels in Amsterdam realigned this month after a boost in demand fuelled significant year-on-year growth this time last year thanks to the quinquennial SAIL event hosted by the city, according to the latest data from HotStats. The SAIL event is one of the biggest attractions in the Amsterdam...
Tuesday, 11. October 2016

Western Europe - Investment volume remained stable

In Q2 2016, on a rolling year basis the total investment volume stabilised around €244bn, stable compared to the same period in 2015. Offices remained investors darling with a stable share of 47%, rising to €118bn (+15% Vs Q2 2015 on a rolling year). However with close to €99bn, H1 2016 started rather quietly, coming in the w...
Thursday, 6. October 2016