After a number of large-scale malls were delivered to the European market in H2 2014, Russia has now broken France's 43-year reign as Europe's largest shopping centre market.
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.
This week the ECB has taken markets somewhat by surprise with the scale of its quantitative easing (QE) program and this should help to consolidate recent bond yield and currency falls.
According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.
German banks intend to invest hundreds of millions of euros in Dutch rented housing, according to a Capital Value survey.
'Alternative' non-bank financial institutions continue to take up a more significant share of a diversified mix of active lenders in Europe.
The total European hotel transaction volume in 2013 reached the market's highest point since 2007.
Philips Pension Fund has sold the Symphony Offices to Deka Immobilien GmbH for approximately €215.1 million ($294.5 million), making it the largest real estate transaction in the Netherlands in 2013 to date, according to CBRE.
Climate change and rising seas may force communities to seriously consider a new approach to projects. In the Netherlands, Koen Olthuis and his architecture firm, Waterstudio, specialize in developing projects that could be built on water.
Global property prices increased by 6.6 percent in the year to March, the highest rate since the second quarter of 2010, according to the Knight Frank Global House Index released today.
Mall operator Simon Property Group has a joint venture with McArthurGlen to invest in McArthurGlen, the European designer outlets leader.
European hotels posted mixed results in February as cold winter weather impacted travel, according to the latest STR Global data report. "Major airports saw delays and closures due to the winter storm earlier in the month, which affected hotel performance across the region,"
A plan for a 33-acre development--- including hotels, meeting space, office space and restaurants-- known as Airport City at MIA--is not unlike other developments in and near airports in the US and around the world known as "aerotropolises." These mini-cities are similar in form and function to traditional metropolises, but center around airports, rather than central cities.
To use a tired old industry cliché, it was a win-win deal for buyer and seller. The buyer: W.P. Carey & Co., a longtime New York City-based investor-developer-landlord of commercial properties in the U.S. and abroad.