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Paris La Défense is ‘the place to be’ for business, CEO says in London

Foreign capital will continue to flow into Paris La Défense, Europe’s largest business district, as cautiousness is hanging over the


BNP Paribas REIM offloads Rome office for €51m

BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management has sold an office complex in Rome to an unnamed Italian institutional investor for

Klépierre sticks with focus on continental Europe

French shopping centre REIT/SIIC Klépierre is concentrating firmly on continental Europe, and says it currently has no plans to move into



Finnish YIT starts on €90m housing development pipeline

Finnish construction company YIT has started to build several housing developments, worth €90m in total, across Helsinki, Tampere and Turku


Commerz Real snaps up Berlin residential development

Commerz Real, the fund manager of German Commerzbank, has agreed to forward fund a residential project in Berlin to take


Bouwinvest invests €75m in French housing, healthcare

Dutch real estate investment manager Bouwinvest has committed €75m to the French residential and healthcare sectors as part of a


Core institutions flood into hotels for attractive returns – PIE breakfast

Core investors are snapping up hotels across Europe as they move into the sector looking for low-risk assets that can


Colony Northstar wins battle to take over French Maranatha hotel group

A French court has designated US REIT Colony Northstar as the winner in a battle to take over French hotel


Patrizia buys Berlin mixed-use complex for new private fund

German investment manager Patrizia has launched its first Berlin-focused fund for private and semi-professional investors, with the acquisition of a


German MünchenerHyp provides €140m loan for Capitaland’s Frankfurt deal

MünchenerHyp has arranged a €140m long-term loan for Singapore-based Capitaland’s acquisition of the landmark Gallileo office tower in Frankfurt, in


Morgan Stanley fund buys Helsinki shopping centre for €516m

A fund managed by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing has bought the Itis shopping centre, one of the largest in


Azimuth sees value in UK retail as negative sentiment grows

Long-term international investors can find value in UK shopping centres and supermarkets but should be wary of buying warehouses at


AXA IM – Real Assets strikes deal on Le Dôme complex in Luxembourg

AXA IM – Real Assets, the French insurer’s property business, has purchased Le Dôme office complex in Luxembourg City, where




PGIM picks up 24,400 sq.m. Amsterdam office

US property investment manager PGIM Real Estate has acquired the 24,400 sq.m. Diana & Vesta office property in Amsterdam for


Dutch NSI snaps up Utrecht office for €52m

NSI, a Netherlands-based real estate investment trust, has bought a fully-let office building in the Dutch city of Utrecht for


Tristan Capital pays €122m for Oslo office

London-based real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners has acquired a landmark Grade-A office building in Oslo from a Starwood


KKR, Regal London launch £50m south London scheme

Private-equity group KKR and UK developer Regel London have embarked on a residential-led mixed-use development in south London which they


Budget brands shake up Germany’s hotel market

Germany’s budget hotel market is heating up, as new players move in to take a slice of the maturing segment