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Haldensleben AEW

AEW & Kintyre make opportunistic German retail acquisition

24 May 2017 12:59 pm

AEW and Kintyre have acquired mixed-use asset in Haldensleben in the latest transaction on behalf for their opportunistic investment partnership with a US investor.

West End retail

London remains top European target for international retailers

23 May 2017 2:50 pm

London remains the most sought after destination for retailers wanting to expand their operations, according to research by CBRE.

Metromar Schroder

Schroder acquires £45.47m Seville shopping centre

23 May 2017 11:08 am

A joint venture of Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust (SEREIT) and Schroder-advised Immobilien Europa Direkt has completed the purchase of Metromar shopping centre in Seville from UBS Asset Management.

Crispijn Stulp AXA IM

AXA IM appoints new Netherlands head of asset management

23 May 2017 10:47 am

AXA IM-Real Assets has appointed Crispijn Stulp as its new head of asset management & transactions for the Netherlands market.

Monopolis Lodz

Virako to dine out on new Polish Monopolis

19 May 2017 3:50 pm

The historic area of the old Monopol Wódczany vodka distillery in Lódz is to be transformed into mixed-use district called Monopolis by developer Virako.

H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid

CBRE GI makes final investment for European Value Add fund

19 May 2017 12:23 pm

CBRE Global Investors has acquired a 70% interest in H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid, Spain for an undisclosed amount in the final investment for its European Co-Investment Fund (ECF).

Dream REIT Airport Plaza Brussels

SPE III Runway is Dream Belgian debut acquisition

18 May 2017 3:11 pm

Dream Global REIT has completed the acquisition of all the shares issued by SPE III Runway SPRL for €95.9m (£81.8m), representing a going in capitalisation rate of 7.1%.

Heerema 90 North

Ramadan and real estate

26 May 2017

Today marks the start of the holy month of Ramadan in the Muslim calendar.

200 Capital Dock, Dublin

‘More to follow’ JP Morgan’s Brexit-related Dublin move

26 May 2017

JP Morgan’s acquisition last week of 200 Capital Dock was the first concrete example of a major company expanding in Ireland because of Brexit.


Can anyone help the boomerang generation?

26 May 2017

At last, after 35 years of undersupply, the major parties have woken up to the crisis in the residential property market.

James Townsend

A platform for personality to trump conformity

26 May 2017

Finally, real estate is changing. An industry steeped in traditional views and operating methods is starting to attract the talented recruits who have previously either ignored it or placed it in the reject pile of possible career options.

James Morris-Manuel

Tech should be cornerstone of post-Brexit success

26 May 2017

The historic triggering of Article 50 was marked on 29 March. The virtually ceremonial handover of the official letter to start the process of removing us from the EU means that, as a country, we have entered a period of uncertainty. However, I believe that this also signals opportunity.

Marks & Spencer Food to Order

Will Marks & Spencer’s online food offering be simply delicious?

25 May 2017

Marks & Spencer is considering whether to launch an online grocery service. This is a key moment in the evolution of online shopping in Britain.

"Planning proposal approved"

Don’t gamble with the planning process

25 May 2017

One thing is certain. The planning process is a gamble with a binary outcome - either developers achieve planning permission or they don’t.

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