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Sweden’s Atrium Ljungberg buys €137m Gothenburg office

Swedish-listed property group Atrium Ljungberg bought an office property in Gothenburg for SEK1.3bn (€137m), thereby doubling its holdings in the


Brussels office income among Europe’s best despite slow rent rises – Cap. Econ.

Brussels office rents will climb only slowly over the next five years but even if they stagnate, the city’s high

Sweden’s SBB buys DNB bank HQ in Oslo for €472m

Samhällsbyggnadsbolaget, the fast-growing Nordic property group, has taken another leap towards its goal of building a €2bn-plus property portfolio with



US Trans World buys first hotel in Austria

Trans World Hotels, the hospitality division of US gaming and entertainment firm Trans World Corporation, bought the Steigenberger Hotel in


Provast to develop two resi towers in The Hague

Dutch developer Provast has secured a plot to develop two residential high-rises in The Hague. The city rezoned the long-vacant


redos IM expands management with appointment of REMS’ Obermöller

German retail asset and investment manager redos real estate has appointed Carola Obermöller, a former MD at associated Dutch firm


Prime Milan office rents to grow 2.5%p.a. in 2017-19 – Capital Economics

Prime office rents in Italy’s financial centre Milan will rise 2% this year and grow an average 2.5% a year


Vonovia reaches 90%+ acceptance rate in conwert bid

Germany’s largest listed housing firm Vonovia has reached an acceptance rate of over 90% in its takeover offer for Austrian


Europe hotels perform strongly in February – STR

European hotels performed strongly in February with growth in occupancy up 2.9% y/y to 64.5%, average daily rate up 1.8%


German Real I.S. buys Dublin asset for pension fund mandate

German real estate manager Real I.S. bought The Times Building, an office and retail scheme in Dublin’s CBD, on behalf


Orion Capital Managers closes fifth Europe fund at €1.5bn

Private-equity group Orion Capital Managers has held the final closing of its Orion European Real Estate Fund V, having raised


Finnish Technopolis appoints Renor’s Laine as CFO

Finnish business parks operator Technopolis has appointed Sami Laine as CFO to succeed Reijo Tauriainen, who will retire. Laine currently


German Capital Bay transacts €1.4bn in first year of operation

German investment house Capital Bay, which was founded in March 2016 by former Arbireo Capital board member George Salden, transacted




French housing minister ready to extend rent controls after court ruling

French Housing Minister Emmanuelle Cosse has said she is ready to take action to extend rent controls to other towns


Round Hill launches new German housing strategy with Hamburg buy

UK-based private-equity group Round Hill Capital has bought a portfolio of 114 flats in Hamburg as part of its new


French Tikehau aims to double AUM to €20bn by 2020

Paris-based asset management and investment group Tikehau Capital is aiming to double assets under management to €20bn by 2020 following


German house prices return to growth in February – EPX

German house prices returned to growth in February, rising 0.43% from the previous month’s level, according to Europace’s EPX index.


Deutsche Hypo says new business rose by 11% to €4.5bn in 2016

German property financier Deutsche Hypo generated €4.54bn of new business last year, an 11.4% increase from 2015. The firm said