The June 2017 edition of PropertyEU Magazine is out now.
The June edition includes:
Car parks on the move
Investors' new love affair with alternative assets turned the spotlight on car parks this month as US private equity firm KKR forked out €2.9 bn for Q-Park, the largest car park group in the Benelux, and Iberian parking operator Empark goes up for sale.
Despite Brexit, AXA IMRA remains confident in the City of London as an international business centre – and the future of its Twentytwo office development there – says CEO Isabelle Scemama.
Deal of the Decade award winners
Full details on the winners and runners-up in PropertyEU’s inaugural Deal of the Decade Awards competition.
Asian capital pours into logistics
China's CIC and Singaporean wealth fund GIC are digging deep to capture a share of the burgeoning European logistics market.
CIC scoops logicor
China Investment Corporation (CIC) beat off the Asian competition with its long-awaited €12.2 bn acquisition of Blackstone's Logicor platform.
Blackstone bids for Sponda
Blackstone has bid €3.8 bn for Helsinki-listed retail and office landlord Sponda, which owns 113 office buildings and 39 malls.
Investment & Finance
Multifamily evolves in UK
A UK government white paper has put multifamily housing on the map but questions remain, especially on how to finance this new asset class.
Triuva resets platform
An IPO or sale are the two options facing IVG’s €10 bn institutional real estate business Triuva
With Spain growing above trend and northern Italy on a par with Germany, real estate markets in southern Europe are set to attract more foreign capital
Sectors & Markets
Germany in pole position
Europe’s economic powerhouse is consolidating its number one position in Europe as a wave of foreign capital targets all asset classes.
Logistics on a roll
Logistics investment volumes have exploded and further growth is expected as e-commerce continues to fuel the sector.
Technology and innovation are set to radically change the way buildings are designed and underlying real estate business models.