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MAPIC 2017: Adapting to the new retail order

Retailers and real estate investors in Europe are focusing on premium locations and enhancing the consumer experience, as they adapt to the


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

The Hague emerges from Amsterdam’s CRE shadow

The Hague, home to the Netherlands’ government and a large number of international organisations, is attracting more investors after being overshadowed by Amsterdam.



Marseille – The Mediterranean city is undergoing a major transformation

In the opening of the Count of Monte Cristo in 1844, Alexandre Dumas described the famous La Canebière, Marseille’s most


The taste race: shopping centre food reinvented

Twenty-five minutes from Prague’s city centre in the Czech Republic’s first premium outlet centre, developer and manager Neinver is hatching


Frankfurt calling: Brexit loses London passport

A two-minute promo pops up on Facebook. A long-haired boarder navigates the moguls in a skate park. An attractive young


Wiesbaden – Property investment, new developments rejuvenate old spa town

Wiesbaden, which has long been revered as a spa retreat destination, is also becoming a German property hotspot as investors


The student housing revolution

Minutes from Cardiff University, one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, a group of students are grabbing


Luxembourg office demand boosted by Brexit relocations

Luxembourg City, the capital of the tiny Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is becoming increasingly attractive for real estate investors. Office


Battling Brexit fallout with infrastructure, tech hubs and universities – Birmingham

The property market in the UK’s second-largest city Birmingham could be negatively affected by the country’s decision to leave the


Saving money while saving the planet

Thirty-five storeys above London’s financial district is the city’s highest public park, densely packed with tropical plants, including African lily


Model city of German engineering Stuttgart holds new discoveries for property investors

When Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach developed the first high-speed internal-combustion engine in Stuttgart in the 1880s, they made a


Swipe right for real estate

The century so far has been a series of online disruptions. First, the music industry (remember filesharing?), then telecoms, travel,




Investors turn to Finland’s old capital for new opportunities

Two centuries ago, Turku lost out to Helsinki when Emperor Alexander I moved the capital of the Grand Duchy of


From beer pong to running tracks: How the tech office grew up

By Frances Robinson Cast your mind back to the Web 2.0 era – think coders sprawled on beanbags in warehouses.


Unlocking outsized returns in hotel property

By Simon Meads & Julie Cruz   Pension funds, sovereign wealth, insurers and the ultra-rich are homing in on the European


Manchester real estate demand boosted by UK decentralisation and ‘northshoring’

The northern English city of Manchester is experiencing booming demand for property as a result of decentralisation moves, urban regeneration


High-speed rail link set to fuel investment in French wine capital Bordeaux

France's wine capital Bordeaux is attracting growing interest from companies and real estate investors because of the imminent extension of