Institutional Real Estate Europe
November 1, 2013: Vol. 7, Number 10Buy For $150.00 Add to Cart
Changing faces: Real estate investment management is evolving and will have implications for the money that is allocated to real estate
Capital seeking deployment in European real estate continues to diversify by geography and source. As the market approaches the final phase of the legacy deleveraging, this is driving changes in the structure of the property investment management industry.
Growth capitals: Asia's major cities are increasingly attractive to real estate investors who know a good gateway when they see one
Asia’s real estate markets are still considered emerging markets by many, and, broadly speaking, this is correct. However, for a handful of Asia’s most advanced economies, this label is no longer applicable.
Leaving safety behind: Does Europe's recovery signal a shift in real estate investment strategies away from safe-haven markets?
By mid-summer 2013, a number of early signals, including a return to positive territory for GDP growth, suggested that the European economy had finally reached a turning point in its long path to recovery.
A unique phenomenon: Poland is currently top of the ratings for real estate attractiveness in the European Union
At a time when the investment arena of the European economy is still felt by many to look pretty poor, Poland’s investment market can point to success.
Shop talk: A conversation with Marcel Kokkeel and Eero Sihvonen
Editor Richard Fleming spoke recently with CEO Marcel Kokkeel and CFO and executive vice president Eero Sihvonen about Citycon’s strategy and its plans, and about the prospects for the Nordic retail sector.
The things we do: Some people have moved on, some haven't
The IREI editorial and board meeting staff have just finished a grand tour of the globe, consulting our Editorial Advisory Boards in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, as we always do at this time of year.
Activity picks up in the French capital
Paris — the city of light, the city of love. The city of commercial real estate investment?
Fundraising round-up: First closes galore
European fundraising was very active in September 2013, with a number of European funds launching or having their first close.
SIGNA invests in German department store firm
Vienna-based SIGNA has taken a stake in the Karstadt department store business, with an investment of €300 million.
European real estate investment managers to merge
Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate has announced the acquisition of Munich-based iii-investments GmbH, a subsidiary of HypoVereinsbank, UniCredit Group.
Logistics: demand identified, supply delivered
The European logistics market is being driven by demand for large-size units, reports Jones Lang LaSalle, with take-up in Q2 2013 of 3.6 million square metres, a 23 percent increase over the quarter.
Market Focus: Ankara, Turkey
Ankara is the capital city of Turkey and the country’s second largest city after Istanbul.