Interviews

Knight Frank sees interest spike from savvy Korean buyers

Knight Frank Investment Management is seeing increasing interest from experienced Korean commercial real estate investors who are turning their attention


Capital Bay: There’s no place like (care) homes

Capital Bay, a Berlin-based investment management company, sees substantial opportunity in the acquisition of private care homes, a burgeoning segment

Digital dreams: German retail specialist charts new sales strategy

ECE, a Hamburg-based retail specialist, is set to expand a proprietary shopping platform that allows shoppers to reserve merchandise online



Seven Dials takes unique tack with Hull mall redevelopment

Seven Dials Fund Management took a unique approach to the redevelopment of Princes Quay, a multistory waterfront shopping centre in


German investors building US, Asian exposure

German institutional investors are increasingly investing outside of Europe, building up their real estate exposure in Asia and the US


Echo Polska maps out Polish retail push

Echo Polska Properties, the Johannesburg and Luxembourg-listed Polish property investor, wants to build a dominant retail portfolio in Poland on


L&G targets affluent UK pensioners in retirement push

Legal & General wants to add up to 1,500 new retirement homes a year to its portfolio as it targets affluent


Orchard Street: 2017 UK property returns to beat expectations

The UK real estate market has performed better than many expected at the start of 2017 despite the uncertainty surrounding


Corum broadens investment focus as Eurozone prices rise

Corum Asset Management, a Paris-based investment management company, is looking for opportunities outside of the Eurozone due to rising commercial real


Atlas Residential targets up to £3bn at UK build-to-rent sector

US multi-family manager Atlas Residential wants to invest up to £3bn in a portfolio of 10,000 UK private rented sector


Ivanhoé Cambridge DUO project highlights Paris office demand

The letting of all of the 90,000 sq.m. of office space in Ivanhoé Cambridge’s DUO project in Paris four years


French confidence blossoms under Macron, says BNP Paribas Real Estate CEO

“There is a new, more business-friendly spirit in France,” BNP Paribas Real Estate CEO Thierry Laroue-Pont told Property Investor Europe


Invesco Real Estate finds a ‘suite’ spot in Europe’s hotel market

US-based investment manager Invesco Real Estate is taking advantage of a fragmented hotel landscape in Europe, grabbing stand-alone assets and




French Gecina focuses on consolidation after Eurosic takeover

After taking over peer Eurosic, French REIT/SIIC Gecina is now concentrating on integrating Eurosic’s teams and creating a new enlarged


Queensberry adapts UK shopping centres to new uses as online sales growth settles

Retail developer Queensberry is converting old UK shopping centres into new retail-led hubs with private rented sector housing, adapting to


French SIIC reform would help economy, spur growth of listed sector – FSIF

French listed property association FSIF has proposed a package of measures to modernise the French REIT/SIIC regime. FSIF President Christophe


Schroders European REIT sets its sights on warehouses

Schroders European Real Estate Investment Trust (SEREIT) has logistics properties in its cross hairs and is seeking to further diversify


Fixing retail mistakes to generate higher investor returns

Half of Germany’s large shopping centres are unsuited to today’s retail environment, says Martin Mörl, managing director and head of