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Deutsche buys Finland office portfolio

Deutsche Asset Management, the investment arm of Germany’s biggest bank, has bought two office buildings near Helsinki for €164m, the


CBRE GI sells Dutch office to Goldman Sachs

CBRE Global Investors has sold the Beatrix II office building in The Hague to an affiliate of Goldman Sachs to

Deka takes profits on German office portfolio 

Deka Immobilien, the property arm of the German banking group, has sold ten properties for about €220m, streamlining its portfolio and



Balder bags Gothenburg shopping centre

Fastighets AB Balder, a Swedish listed property group, has bought a shopping centre in Gothenburg for €72.8m (SEK 728m), according


PSP pays €163m for Rothschild Swiss offices

PSP Swiss Property, the Zurich-listed real estate group, has bought a portfolio of nine offices from Edmond de Rothschild for


Ediston buys £144m retail warehouse portfolio

Ediston Property Investment Management, a UK REIT from opportunistic manager Ediston Real Estate, has bought four retail warehouse parks from


Savills: foreign buyers dominate southern European investment

The southern European commercial real estate market is recovering strongly after years of weak investment, with foreign buyers accounting for 70% of


La Française adds retirement complex in Brittany

La Française Real Estate Partners, the French asset manager’s property arm has bought a planned retirement complex in Brittany, adding a new


Kennedy Wilson refinances seven assets in Ireland

The Bank of Ireland has provided two loans worth a combined €284m to Kennedy Wilson, a US-based real estate group,


Foncière des Régions sells off non-core retail

Foncière des Régions, a leading French listed property investment firm, has agreed to sell €287m worth of retail assets in France as


GEG snaps up Cologne’s Triforum complex 

GEG German Estate Group, owned by US private-equity giant KKR and German private property manager DIC, has paid more than


2018 CEO Insights – the opportunities and challenges ahead

Will 2018 bring more stable growth... or a market correction? Each year, PIE asks commercial real estate executives to look back


Cushman: UK student accommodation rises steeply

UK student accommodation has increased by a record 30,000 beds this year and the supply of studio rooms has more




Invesco/Redtree JV buy La Défense tower

Investment manager Invesco Real Estate and RedTree Capital, a Paris-based private real estate fund manager, have teamed up to buy the Tour Cèdre office


BNP Paribas to redevelop former Renault building 

Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate has acquired a building formerly occupied by carmaker Renault with the aim of redeveloping the


Hong Kong investor scoops up Lloyds’ London headquarters

Hengli Investments Holding, a Hong Kong-based investor, has bought the Lloyds Bank headquarters in the city of London, marking its first


Perial buys suburban Paris office building

Paris-based fund manager Perial Asset Management has acquired an office building in Fontenay-sous-Bois to the east of the French capital for more


Immofinanz sells Moscow mall portfolio

Vienna-based real estate firm Immofinanz has sold its Moscow retail portfolio to FortGroup, a Saint Petersburg-based investor and developer. The deal enables Immofinanz to complete