Interviews

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


British malls dish up more eateries for experience-hungry shoppers

Whether it's grabbing a latte to go or sitting down to a gastronomic delight, food and beverage is shaping up




Grosvenor Europe digs up development gems from Stockholm to Madrid

Grosvenor Europe has spent the first year under its new moniker trimming its retail-led portfolio and reshaping its strategy, honing


Round Hill develops taste for European student accommodation

A lack of suitable stock is creating opportunities to develop new accommodation, including student housing, across large parts of continental


UK’s Internos checks in to Europe’s value-add hotel market

UK-based investment manager Internos Global Investors is on the hunt for value-add opportunities in Europe’s hotel markets for its second


Galimmo targets value creation from €1bn European retail portfolio

New European retail property firm Galimmo is looking to grow the value of its portfolio through extensions and renovations, a


Swiss Life launches €300m European retail fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched a retail fund, which will invest at least €300m in prime assets in major European cities