Europe, perhaps more than any other continent, is known for its picturesque old villages. There are so many, in fact, that we could easily do a travel column on the Top 10 villages in each country!
According to Cushman & Wakefield's European Real Estate Loan Sales Market Report, there was €12.2 billion of closed European commercial real estate loan and real estate owned transactions in Q1 2015.
The strong investment activity in the core Central European markets of Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania has continued in the first quarter of 2015 with €1.3bn ($1.4bn USD) invested.
According to STR Global, the European hotel industry posted mixed results in year-over-year metrics when reported in U.S. dollars, Euros and British pounds for February 2015.
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According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.
Commercial investment activity in Central Europe in the first 3 quarters of the year of 2014 is up more than 25%.
According to CBRE, the first half year results pushed commercial real estate investment volumes in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) (excluding Russia) to €2.5bn, an increase of 15% on the same period for 2013.
Germany is the most popular retail market in the world, with 40 percent of global retailers to open a store in 2014.
Investment volumes in core Central European commercial markets year-to-date are up 70 percent from 2012 levels, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield. Investment activity in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania reached €1.5 billion.
Investment activity in commercial property in the core Central European markets totaled €1.73 billion during the first half of 2013, a 24 percent increase from the same period last year.
Croatia will become the 28th country to enter the European Union on July 1, a move which could spark interest in the country's property market. Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland all saw dramatic increases in property transactions after joining the EU.
Investment activity in Central European commercial property reached €958 million in the first quarter of 2012, a six percent increase over the five year average, but down from €1.8 billion in the previous quarter, according to a new study.
According to global real estate firm CBRE, continued eurozone uncertainty combined with a focus on prime assets meant that commercial property investment volumes in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) were 60% lower in the first half of 2012 (H1 2012) when compared to the volume achieved during H1 2011.
Despite Eurozone debt concerns in 2011, investment activity in Central Europe grew substantially, with €6.1 billion ($7.6 billion USD) invested in the core markets of Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania reports global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield.
Boscolo Palace Roma (Rome, Italy) Autograph Collection, Marriott International's fastest growing brand, recently announced that six luxury Boscolo Hotels in Europe will join the collection.Last year, Marriott International launched Autograph Collection, a group of exceptional independent luxury hotels, each hand-selected...