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  • Real Estate House View - Europe 2021

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    Real Estate House View - Europe 2021

    2021-03-02T11:35:00Z

    While e-commerce growth in Europe is thought to have averaged at around 10% in 2020, China may have experienced up to 30% growth. It is all about live streams, interaction via social media and being part of the product and its use over the phone. There is a “consumer-centric” vibrancy in China’s e-commerce market, while the west has a “tech driven”, top down approach. 

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland 2021

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland 2021

    2021-03-02T11:15:00Z

    The current resilience of the swiss real estate market largely stems from its focus on the residential sector. As rents are not directly impacted by the lockdown measures, investors are therefore focusing on this “safe haven”. 

  • Real Estate House View - United Kingdom 2021

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    Real Estate House View - United Kingdom 2021

    2021-03-02T11:06:00Z

    The future of office has been the subject of fierce debate. The pandemic has proven both the extent to which work can be done from home and the limits of this. 

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland

    2020-09-23T09:56:00Z

    Residential market with stable first half 2020 performance investor uncertainty and lower population growth on the demand-side leading to lower rental levels in peripheral regions - tight market conditions within dense metropolitan city centres. 

  • Real Estate House View - United Kingdom

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    Real Estate House View - United Kingdom

    2020-09-23T09:51:00Z

    Total return over H1 2020 equated to -3.3% compared to +0.3% over H2 2019 based on the MSCI UK quarterly index.

  • Real Estate House View - Europe

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    Real Estate House View - Europe

    2020-09-23T09:16:00Z

    Covid 19 lockdowns led cars being replaced wit cyclists traversing back streets from Bogota to Barcelona. Extensive pop-up bike lanes have appeared. The current reopening of economies offers society the opportunity to reimagine city transportation. 

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland

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    Real Estate House View - Switzerland

    2020-04-03T10:36:00Z

    Steady performance despite economic cooling: low interest rate environment keeps investors ’ demand up in real estate and supports overall values. 

  • Real Estate House View - Europe

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    Real Estate House View - Europe

    2020-04-03T10:25:00Z

    While currently gastronomy is claimed to be the solution for vacant retail space (although at lower rents due to lower margins!) the food delivery business will become a space disruptor in the near future. While companies like Uber Eats, Deliveroo and takeaway.com are already visible in public, popular new formats such as shadow kitchens or home delivery of groceries are on the rise.

  • Real Estate House View - United Kingdom

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    Real Estate House View - United Kingdom

    2020-04-03T10:16:00Z

    Underlying UK property fundamentals robust outside the retail sector: pricing relative to bonds remains attractive with limited good quality supply and no over-leverage-expectation of modest economic growth predicts performance over the next five years driven primarily by income.

  • Real Estate House View - Switzerland

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    Swiss Life - Insights: March 2020

    2020-03-31T10:45:00Z

    Political uncertainty, slowing economies and “lower for longer” – the topics discussed in 2019 continued well into 2020. Apart from Brexit, the US presidential election jumped into focus, while the trade dispute between US and China is still ongoing. For the Eurozone, we expect the economy to grow by 0.9%, slightly lower than the Consensus Forecast of 1.0%. This is marginally better than was expected.

  • Asset Manager News

    Swiss Life Asset Managers announces completion of its acquisition of a portfolio of core office assets in Paris CBD

    2019-05-28T09:46:00Z

    On Tuesday 28 May, Swiss Life Asset Managers completed its acquisition of a portfolio of core office buildings in Paris Central Business District (CBD) from property company Terreïs. The deal includes a total of 28 buildings valued at EUR 1.7 billion. The assets have been acquired by ...

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    Swiss Life Asset Managers wins IAZI Award for “Best Swiss German Properties

    2019-03-28T09:41:00Z

    Swiss Life Asset Managers won the IAZI Real Estate Investment Award for the fourth consecutive year. The asset manager was distinguished this year as the best real estate portfolio manager for third-party clients in the “Best Swiss German Properties” category.