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Proceed with caution: risk rises to the top

A combination of conventional wisdom and gallows humour has led commercial real estate executives to observe that the market is 10 years into


Reykjavik: Charting a public-private way forward 

Reykjavik has emerged from the global financial crisis with an exploding tourism industry – and an urgent need for new

Antwerp: Blending history with the future

By all accounts, 2017 was a record year for Antwerp. The Flanders city, which has been at the centre of global trade



Catalonian referendum realigns investor risk

Catalonia’s October decision to vote for independence from Spain has led to a reallocation of capital within the country’s commercial real estate market. Although


Aberdeen: Investors circle a recovering market

Rising oil prices, attractive valuations and the opportunity to tap into higher yields mean that Aberdeen is seeing renewed interest from institutional commercial


Micro-living, macro-life

Developers are starting to think smaller as the European housing shortage gets bigger, writes Frances Robinson. Just south of the


Grand Paris renewal set to unlock real estate market

France’s Grand Paris renewal project – an extensive, multi-year plan to upgrade transportation infrastructure and add significant residential and office space to


Milan: offices are back in vogue

Milan, famous for its fashion, food and football, has become a real estate investment hotspot, as investors tap into Italy's


Lille location, retail opportunities lure companies

Lille, an affluent city in France’s north that is in the centre of Paris, London, and Brussels, could see its


Office owners betting long and strong on London

There is a pair of cranes visible behind a blue partition wall at 21 Moorfields, LandSec’s 52,000 sq.m. development site


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