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According to Real Capital Analytics, the leading real estate transactional database, the BNP Paribas Real Estate European Logistics and Industrial Investment business team has been named a ‘top 3’ player in Europe.
BNP Paribas Real Estate has been selected to provide property management services in 8 countries on behalf of Pradera. BNP Paribas Real Estate will take over the property management of 25 properties that include IKEA among the key retailers, along with other major national and international brands. Pradera will act as asset manager.
Office take-up in Île-de-France has got off to a very good start in 2017, standing at 664,000 m² for the first quarter, up 27% over the year.
BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management sold an office building of 14,942 m² in Milan on behalf of Next Estate Income Fund managed by BNP Paribas REIM Luxembourg to Aviva Investors Real Estate France.
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The office building “Rocket Tower”, Charlottenstrasse 4 has a new owner. An open-ended fund, managed by Amundi Real Estate, an Amundi Group subsidiary specialized in real estate, acquired the property from a fund managed by JP Morgan Asset Management.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP, on behalf of its UK Value 2 LP, announces a stream of twelve lettings and lease renewals at Fairhill Shopping Centre, Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
Logistics investment in 2016 grew by some 58% in comparison with 2015. According to BNP Paribas Real Estate, the level reached could be exceeded in 2017
BNP Paribas Real Estate has advised the Catalan developer Llave de Oroen on the sale of a newly constructed 5,900 m2 office building to Plus Ultra Seguros, situated at no. 289, Pere IV, Barcelona.
Nearly half a million square meters of modern office space was delivered to the office market in the key regional cities in 2016.
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All-property total returns were 2.2 per cent in the three months ending December 2016, according to the IPD Quarterly Index for standing investments. The 12 month total return was 3.5 per cent.
We are all generators of data. From the smart phones in our pockets to our watching of TV on connected devices, the amount of data we consume and generate is rising fast.
Birmingham is well-positioned to exploit the change in the role of cities as economic drivers, with demand for space in the office market likely to remain robust.
Investors should expand their horizons beyond the usual gateway markets of London, Paris and Berlin, based on our three-step analysis
Investable real estate fundamentals appear poised for relative balance in 2017, lining up with long-term positioning expectations.
The UK economy has been resilient to the political uncertainty following the shock referendum result to leave the EU. In particular, the consumer sector continued to be the driving force behind UK economic growth in the second half of 2016, which delivered 0.6% GDP growth in both 3Q and 4Q.
Economic growth in the eurozone remained relatively steady in 2016 and actually ended the year on a strong note despite rising political uncertainties both within the eurozone area and further afield. Growth in the eurozone was relatively broad based, with all countries contributing.
Much has been touted about China rebalancing into a consumer-based economy, and indeed, a quick search of the terms “China consumption” on the internet reveals more than 130 million results.
2016 has been an eventful year and one that many people will remember as being filled with considerable change and uncertainty.
The world is changing fast, and global brands are innovating rapidly to stay ahead. International retail expert Fiona Hamilton outlines the six key trends that will dominate the retail landscape in 2017.
BNP Paribas Real Estate, one of Ireland’s leading commercial real estate agencies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Rouse as Deputy Managing Director in Ireland, effective 1st of July 2017.
From April 18, 2017, Guillaume Delattre will oversee investment, real estate sales and asset management for BNP Paribas REIM France, reporting to Jacqueline Faisant, Chairman of the Executive Board of BNP Paribas REIM France.
Christoph Schumacher has been appointed to succeed Beat Schwab as Head of Global Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management as of June 1, 2017.
Sandra Zengerling has been appointed Deputy Managing Director of BNP Paribas Real Estate Property Management France. She will oversee all the support functions and some of the operational teams.
Barings Real Estate Advisers announces that as a part of the ongoing expansion of its European offering, it has appointed Carlos de Oya as Director for asset management in Spain. Barings first invested in the Spanish market with the acquisition of a prime retail asset in Madrid in July 2016, following the opening of the Madrid office in late 2015.
Barings Real Estate Advisers announces that it has appointed Lotta Lehtinen as Associate Director for asset management in Finland, to further support the company’s growth in the region following the appointment of Göran Bengtsson as Head of the Nordics in October last year.
M7 Real Estate announces that it has further expanded its platform into Luxembourg through the appointment of Stéphane Gatto, who will be based in a new M7 office in Luxembourg.
BNP Paribas Real Estate announces the appointment of Richard Malle as Global Head of Research.
Christophe Pineau appointed Chief Data & Analytics Officer of BNP Paribas Real Estate
BNP Paribas Real Estate has named Lou Cellier as Deputy Director of the International Alliances Network.
The Corporate Services division of BNP Paribas Real Estate in Germany has a new team member: Kristian Barthels (37) joined the team as a Director on 1st December.
Grosvenor Europe has appointed Patricia Abril as Non-Executive Director (NED). The appointment is effective immediately.
Solution specialist Emmanuel Parrenin heads business development for KGAL Group. The native French brings 20 years experience in international finance.
UBS Asset Management’s Global Real Estate business has appointed Fergus Hicks as Real Estate Market Strategist.
TH Real Estate has appointed Olivier Pioch as a Portfolio Manager, for its French office. Based in Paris, and reporting into Julien Chaperon, Head of Retail Asset Management for France, Olivier will be responsible for acquisitions and asset management of retail properties across France and Belgium.
BNP Paribas Real Estate has announced the appointment of Yo-Hann Tan, Head of BNP Paribas Real Estate Asia Pacific as Chief Executive Officer of the newly established BNP Paribas Real Estate Representative Office Hong Kong.
Vesteda’s Participants today approved the appointment of Mr. Frits Vervoort as CFO of Vesteda. Mr. Vervoort will together with CEO Gertjan van der Baan form the Vesteda statutory board of directors.
TH Real Estate has promoted Michael Neal to Head of UK Investment. Formerly Fund Manager of the Henderson UK Retail Warehouse Fund, Michael has over 20 years of experience in the real estate sector, eight of those with TH Real Estate.
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces the appointment of Mark Gilligan as Head of Infrastructure Equity, effective from 3rd October.
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces the appointment of Ulrike Haack as Head of Transactions, Germany and Austria to oversee all transaction activities across both markets.
M7 Real Estate Ltd announces that it has promoted John Murnaghan to its Board of Directors where he will assume the new position of Head of UK Business.
Pieter Knauff succeeds Nico Mol
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces the appointment of Andrew J. Stainer as Head of Northern Europe, a newly created role which will see him oversee all transactions and business operations within the UK, Germany, Nordics, Switzerland and Central Eastern Europe (CEE).
Abigail Dean joins from JLL, with over 10 years of experience
Allegra Corrù has joined TH Real Estate’s Milan office as a Junior Portfolio Manager, reporting to Mario Pellò, Head of Italian investment. She will assist the team with asset management as well as investment opportunity analysis.
Grosvenor Europe, one of the four operating companies of the privately-owned international property group, Grosvenor Group Limited, has appointed Jonathan Lane as Non-Executive Director (NED). The appointment is effective immediately.
TH Real Estate continues its expansion into Asia-Pacific with the appointment of Shusaku (Shu) Watanabe, as Director of Capital Transactions, Asia.
Dutch institutional real estate investment manager Bouwinvest REIM has appointed Gerald Warmerdam and Jaap Landkroon to strengthen its investor relations team and service the increasing number of institutional investors investing in its funds.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP announces the expansion of its senior management team with the promotion of Chris Warren to Partner.
Douglas Edwards is Head of International Institutional Business at KGAL Capital. The native Briton has more than 25 years’ experience in the international real estate industry and was previously Managing Director of Corpus Sireo International.
￼M7 Real Estate Ltd announces that it has appointed David Simmonds as Chief Financial Officer.
UBS Asset Management’s Global Real Estate business has appointed Asher Garnett as Director, UK Business Development.
Marleen Bosma-Verhaegh is per 1 maart 2016 het nieuwe Hoofd Research bij Bouwinvest. Bosma afkomstig van Blue Sky Group, gaat leiding geven aan het Researchteam dat een belangrijke rol speelt bij het beleggingsproces binnen Bouwinvest.
Dutch institutional real estate investment manager Bouwinvest, has appointed Marleen Bosma-Verhaegh, as Head of Research, with effect from March 1st.
As part of TH Real Estate’s expansion in the Nordic market, three new recruits will join the leasing, investment and development teams.
Bożena Gierszewska-Mroziewicz has taken the position of Country Head NEINVER Poland. She will be managing day-to-day operations of the company’s Polish branch.
Vesteda’s Extraordinary Meeting of Participants today approved the appointment of Mr. H. (Hans) Copier as a member of Vesteda’s Supervisory Committee.
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Europe announces the appointment of Gunther Deutsch as Head of Investment Transactions – Europe, in anticipation of further pan European growth with a focus on Cornerstone’s core and value add real estate investment strategies.
Institutional real estate investment manager Bouwinvest, has appointed Friso Berghuis as Manager Global Listed Real Estate, with effect from March 1st.
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces the appointment of Christian Heyn as Head of Development for Germany & Austria, effective from 16 November 2015.
M&G Real Estate is to appoint Chiang Ling Ng, subject to regulatory approval, as chief executive and chief investment officer to its Asia business.
Vesteda announces that it plans to appoint Mr. R.A. (Rob) Vroom as interim CFO.
In good mutual consultation CFO Hélène Pragt will step down as CFO of Vesteda.
UBS Asset Management’s Global Real Estate business has appointed Paul Guest as Executive Director, Lead Real Estate Strategist.
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces that it has appointed Sébastien Herzog as Global CFO, COO & Corporate Secretary, with effect from 15th December, 2015.
M7 Real Estate Ltd, announces that it has expanded its recently opened business in Lisbon through the appointment of Eduardo Craveiro Lopes as Senior Asset Manager for Portugal.
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets announces the appointment of Bertrand Loubières as Head of Infrastructure Finance with immediate effect.
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Europe announces the appointment of Sebastian Wohlers as Director of Business Development.
Vesteda’s Extraordinary Meeting of Participants today approved the appointment of Mrs. S.N. (Seada) van den Herik as a member of Vesteda’s Supervisory Committee.
M7 Real Estate Ltd, the specialist European regional real estate investment manager, has opened a new office in Prague and appointed Paul Betts as Joint Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe (“CEE”), alongside Amanda Spring.
Latest senior hire rounds off year of significant European expansion by Cornerstone
Following the recent expansion of its European team, Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP announces an additional three new appointments to its UK team.
M&G Real Estate, the real estate fund management arm of M&G Investments, has appointed Olivier Vellay as Head of Investment, Continental Europe.
CORESTATE Capital Group announces the strategic appointment of Jorge Sena Ponce as Managing Director of IBERIAN CORESTATE Capital Advisors S.L.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP has strengthened its Continental European transactions team with two senior appointments.
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Europe announces the appointment of Adolfo Favieres as Head of Spain and the opening of its first office in Spain as Cornerstone continues to expand its European network.
Baytree Logistics Properties, the pan-European logistics and industrial development platform launched by AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, announces the appointment of François La Rochefoucauld as Development Director for France.
Madrid, 06th October 2015. - NEINVER, an industry-leading company highly specialised in development, property and investment management and second operator of outlet centres in Europe, has appointed Daniel Losantos, Managing Director until now, as CEO of the Group.
M7 Real Estate, the investment manager specialised in European multi-let properties, has formed a new joint venture with a well-capitalized U.S. investment manager to acquire up to €250 million of high yielding assets in Portugal.
CORESTATE Capital, a real estate investment manager based in Zug, Switzerland, strengthens its Capital Raising and Client Relations Team in Singapore by appointing two new hires.
Three Veteran Real Estate Investors to Focus on Commercial Acquisitions
CORESTATE Capital has restructured its executive committee as part of the further development of the company: Sascha Wilhelm was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
M&G Real Estate has appointed Paul Crosbie to lead its Logistics and Industrials team. He joined on 7 September and reports to Chris Perkins, Head of Business Space.
AEW Europe announces the appointment of Cyril Hoyaux as Head of Debt Funds Management in Europe as part of the Company’s strategy to significantly expand of its real estate debt platform and ahead of the planned launch of AEW Europe’s second debt fund, Senior European Loan Fund 2 (“SELF2”).
UBS Global Asset Management’s real estate business (GRE) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jesùs Silva Gallardo to new Head of the Iberia markets.
Appointment pre-empts pan-European fund drive
Peter Röhrenbach has been appointed Regional Head of Benelux, France, Iberia and the Nordics, for UBS’s Global Real Estate (GRE) business.
Dutch institutional investment manager Bouwinvest has strengthened its international real estate investments team, promoting Cathelijne Martin to Regional Manager Europe and appointing Robert Koot as Portfolio Manager Europe and North America.
Hartford, Conn. – August 17, 2015 – Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC (“Cornerstone”), one of the largest global real estate investment managers with almost $50 billion in assets under management, today announced two senior appointments in the U.S. and Europe as part of the firm’s continued build-out of its global platform. Joy Winterfield joins as Managing Director of Global Portfolio Management based in Chicago and will also form part of Cornerstone’s global executive ...
• TH Real Estate has hired Jeroen Winkelman as Managing Director, Client Capital Group, EMEA
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers announces the expansion of its Asian operations with the launch of a new office in Seoul, South Korea, which will be headed up by the newly appointed Cho Yun Seok, Head of Business Development, effective immediately.
TH Real Estate has hired James T Murphy as Managing Director, Client Capital Group, for its North America business.
TH Real Estate has hired Tim Hennes as Senior Investment Manager for its European business.
Michael Husung has been appointed as Head of Business Development, Germany. He joined UBS’s Global Real Estate (GRE) business in Frankfurt on 1 July 2015.
TH Real Estate has strengthened its Southern European business with new appointments in Spain and Italy. Maurice Meulendijk joins as a new Asset Manager, based in the Madrid office, and Gianluca Scarcella as a Portfolio Manager based in Milan.
James Darkins, Chief Executive for TH Real Estate, has today announced his retirement from the business. It follows over 30 years in the real estate industry and 17 years with the company, having originally joined AMP in New Zealand, as head of Property in 1998.
Continued European Expansion for Cornerstone Real Estate
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, announces that it has appointed Matt Holberton to Head of Investor Relations & Marketing for the U.S.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP (“Rockspring”) announces the expansion of its management team, with José Luis Pellicer and Michael Pryer joining the partnership with immediate effect. This promotion brings Rockspring’s management board to 14 partners in total, led by Robert Gilchrist, CEO and Edmund Craston, MD.
Continued European Expansion for Cornerstone Real Estate
Opening of Italian office in Milan
TIAA Henderson Real Estate (TH Real Estate) continues to expand its team in Asia-Pacific with two new appointments in Singapore and Sydney.
Colin Humphries has been appointed as Assistant Portfolio Manager for the UBS Participating Mortgage Real Estate Fund (UBS-PREMF), joining UBS’s UK real estate debt business in London.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers (“Rockspring”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lionel Nicolas as Director – Rockspring France, reporting to Jo De Clercq, Partner at Rockspring.
M&G Real Estate has appointed Martin Towns as Head of Capital Solutions, reporting to Tony Brown, global chief investment officer. As Head of Capital Solutions, Martin will identify opportunities for international investors seeking direct real estate exposure to the UK, continental Europe and Asia.
The KGAL Group forms a new management line-up. The Group’s internal staff changes will reinforce core business and drive growth further. Since 2013, the KGAL Group has focused on institutional investors. The company acquired more than 1 billion Euros in equity last year.
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers announces that it has appointed Charles Daulon du Laurens as European Head of Sales and Julien Conte as Head of European Equity Sales.
TIAA Henderson Real Estate (TH Real Estate) has hired David Pearce as a Fund Manager for its c.£170m UK Property Fund.
TIAA Henderson Real Estate (TH Real Estate) has announced that David Turner has been appointed Head of TIAA European Investment, TH Real Estate.
M&G Real Estate has appointed eight new members of staff, bolstering its retail team in response to recent acquisitions and increased asset management and development activities.
Vesteda has appointed Erik van Langeveld (1962) as the head of Asset Management as of 1 December 2014.
Grünwald, Germany, 18.11.2014 – Kurt Holderer, CEO and CFO of KGAL will leave the company at his own request on 31.12.2014. Gert Waltenbauer will assume the role of CEO.
AEW Europe announces that Philip Olmer has joined AEW Europe as Executive Director, Head of Legal and Compliance, London.
Vesteda has decided to concentrate its acquisition activities in a department Acquisitions, in line with the company’s portfolio growth ambitions. The Acquisitions department will be headed by Mr. N. (Nico) Mol and expanded with Mr. J.P. (Pieter) Knauff.
Vesteda’s Extraordinary Meeting of Participants held on Friday 31 October 2014 approved the appointment of Mr. Jeroen P. Drost as a member of Vesteda’s Supervisory Committee.
Edward Brown has been appointed as Asset Manager for UBS Triton Property Fund and has joined UBS’s Global Real Estate (GRE) business in London.
AEW Europe announces that Thibault Chauvin has joined AEW Europe as Managing Director - Head of Debt Funds.
Bouwinvest Real Estate Investment Management (REIM), one of the largest property investment managers in the Netherlands, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Tjarko Edzes as Regional Manager Asia/Pacific. Bouwinvest aims to double its investment portfolio in the region over the next couple of years to 20% of the total international portfolio. He will be primarily responsible for the non-listed real estate investments in the Asia/Pacific region.