News

Grand Paris body seeks credit rating ahead of market fundraising

Société du Grand Paris, charged with building the €25bn Grand Paris Express metro network, will start raising funds in financial markets from 2017 and is seeking a credit rating …

Italy 1H investment down 9% but tone still strong – BNPPRE

First-half investment in Italian commercial property fell 9% y/y to

Paris region new office authorisations buoyant in 1H

Almost 1.2m sq.m. of new office space was authorised in the Paris Ile-de-France region in the first half, some 84% of the 2015 full-year and more than in all of 2014…

Paris region new office authorisations buoyant in 1H

Almost 1.2m sq.m. of new office space was authorised in the Paris Ile-de-France region in the first half, some 84% of the 2015 full-year and more than in all of 2014…

German BayernLB says 1H new business rises to €2.3bn

German lender BayernLB says new real estate business rose to

German house price growth accelerates – EPX

German residential property price rises accelerated to 8.29% in the year through July despite a fall in single- and two-family homes, according to the Europace EPX index.



Interviews

New Vienna firm GalCap targets property values in central Europe

Foreign investors, particularly Americans, are looking again at the higher yields available in central Europe, says Manfred Wiltschnigg, founder of Vienna-based GalCap Europe.


Property crisis early-warning sytem is priority for FIABCI – World President

Global real estate association FIABCI is to set up a property early-warning system against crises such as 2008/9 sparked by the US sub-prime mortgage sector, says incoming World President Kirkor Ajderhanyan.

Corestate sees student housing benefit from Brexit

Luxembourg-based real estate investment manager Corestate expects student housing and





Opinion

Time to “bring out your dead” as online retailers seek space in the city – Blog

Logistics and retail, two previously quite distinctive asset classes, are

Polish shopping centres in strong demand amid stable retail fundamentals

By Robert Sztemberg, Head of Berlin Hyp's Warsaw branch officeThe