International Property News

Global property news - the latest property stories from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Paul Devonshire Savills IM

Savills IM makes Devonshire new head of Middle East

25 September 2017 3:14 pm

Savills IM has appointed Paul Devonshire as its new head of Middle East, bringing in 20 years’ experience focussing on Shariah compliant real estate funds.

AEW Calle de Francisco Silvela

AEW acquires €30m Madrid office for EVI

25 September 2017 9:52 am

AEW has acquired the Calle de Francisco Silvela 106 office building in Madrid from a private investor for €30m (£26m) on behalf of its Europe Value Investors Fund.


Swedbank takes 177,500 sq ft in Sundbyberg

20 September 2017 3:12 pm

Nordic-Baltic banking giant Swedbank has taken a ten-year lease at Fabege’s Sundbyberg complex to leave the office part fully let.

Peakside Frankfurt Airport Center I

Peakside and Madison complete on Frankfurt airport acquisition

20 September 2017 12:33 pm

The joint venture of Peakside Capital and Madison International Realty has completed the acquisition of a leasehold interest in Frankfurt Airport Center I from UBS Real Estate.

Toys ‘R’ Us store, Purley Way Retail Park, Croydon

‘No immediate impact’ for UK stores as Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy in US

19 September 2017 1:03 pm

Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada as it attempts to restructure its debts.

Mitiska REIM Freiberg

Mitiska REIM expands in Germany with retail acquisition

19 September 2017 10:27 am

Mitiska REIM has made its second German acquisition, buying Häuersteig Retail Park in Freiberg in partnership with Frankfurt-based real estate firm Zamberk Real Estate Ventures (ZREV).

Roxy Palast_Barings

Barings acquires Berlin office and retail

19 September 2017 12:20 pm

Barings Real Estate Advisers has acquired an office and retail property in Berlin-Friedenau on behalf of a separate account mandate and will have responsibility for both the refurbishment and asset management of the property.

Logistics census

Space demand set to rocket

22 September 2017

The industrial and logistics sector is set fair for a sustained period of growth if the upbeat sentiment of respondents to Property Week, Savills and db symmetry’s first-ever market census, in association with Analytiqa, is anything to go by.

Park Royal

Built-in wellness is becoming a fact of life

22 September 2017

When the White Collar Factory in Old Street, London, opened its doors earlier this month, it wasn’t so much the office space that drew attention as the 150-metre running track that sits atop the 16-storey building.

Crossrail Elizabeth Line

Joined-up thinking is starting to underpin regeneration

22 September 2017

Disruption is the word of the moment. It was the theme for this year’s RESI Conference, with a focus on proptech and the precision manufacturing of homes.

Spec big sheds site

Spec build down on 2016 high

21 September 2017

There has been a sharp slowdown in the delivery of large speculative sheds this year, reveals new data from GVA - and activity is set to slow further still in the second half of 2017.

The Silvertown Partnership's vision for the area

We need to create environments, not just buildings

21 September 2017

Development has changed and the role of the developer has changed with it. No longer are we being asked to simply design and deliver buildings.

Retail total vacancies

North West suffering from most persistent retail voids

21 September 2017

The north of England suffers from the highest percentage of persistent retail voids in the UK, according to new data from the Local Data Company.

Alok Sharma RESI

Calculating housing need: one size doesn’t fit all Video

21 September 2017

Last week the government released its much-awaited consultation on a new approach to calculating housing needs, as flagged by Alok Sharma at the RESI Conference.

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