• SIOR Europe

    SIOR Launches Major European Expansion Drive

    March 20, 2019— The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) has launched a major European expansion drive to extend its global profile. The association currently has more than 3,200 members in 686 cities and 36 countries and its membership comprises some of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful...
  • Shipping Containers

    Building Benefits of Shipping Containers

    January 31, 2019– Shipping containers were once overlooked as modest boxes used to import and export goods. But in 1987 a man called Phillip Clark had a radical idea of using these containers to build a residence. This was a major invention at the time that has since proved...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    The Future of Real Estate to be Highlighted at Groundbreaking 30-year Edition of MIPIM

    January 31, 2019– MIPIM 2019’s central theme, “Engaging the Future,” will focus on envisioning the next 30 years of the real estate industry with an emphasis on sustainability. The 30th edition of MIPIM will be held on March 12-15, 2019 in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. Every year, MIPIM...
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    Naava Expands to Asia and Reveals Plans to Enter the Central European Market

    November 1, 2018— Naava has started operations in Seoul, South Korea through collaboration with Sejung Group, one of the country’s leading lifestyle companies. In addition, Naava has introduced its revolutionary health tech product to the Central European audience last week, announcing plans to expand to the area in 2019....
  • mediacomplex barcelona

    Hines Acquires Office Tower in Barcelona

    July 25, 2018— Hines, the international real estate firm, on behalf of the Hines European Value Fund (HEVF), has completed the acquisition of the SPV that owns Avenida Diagonal 177-183 or “Mediacomplex,”-an iconic office and television production complex in Barcelona, from a partnership between Rilson Inmuebles S.L. and Barcelona de...
  • Ikos Andalusia

    Ikos International Aquires Luxury Resort in Spain

    March 19, 2018 – HFF Real Estate Limited (HFF) announces the €110 million first mortgage financing for the acquisition and redevelopment of Ikos Andalusia, a 400-key, luxury seafront resort in Andalusia’s coastal area of Estepona, Spain. The HFF team worked on behalf of the borrower, Ikos International, to place...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    Top-Tier Investors and Financial Institutions attending MIPIM 2018

    February 28, 2018 – Over 5,300 international investors and representatives of financial institutions are heading to Cannes where MIPIM is a unique opportunity to promote real estate projects to this highly sought after population.  Discover the top-100 investors & financial institutions attending MIPIM 2018. Organised by Reed MIDEM, a subsidiary...
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    The Tough Guide to all the Best Events & Parties at MIPIM Cannes 2018

    February 20, 2018— From March 13th to 16th over 24,000 real estate professionals will meet in Cannes, France for the MIPIM Conference. MIPIM is a must attend event for international real estate professionals to network with associates, attend workshops and for companies to market their latest projects and developments....
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    Latest International Real Estate Projects Showcased at MIPIM 2018

    Major international real estate projects, representing all segments of real estate – offices, residential, hotel and tourism, commercial, industrial and logistics among others – will be showcased during MIPIM 2018. Click here to download a selection of 97 real estate projects from 24 countries that will be showcased at...
  • 16 fuencarral madrid

    Union Investment Acquires Retail Property from Thor Equities in the Heart of Madrid

    January 31, 2018 – Union Investment has acquired a high street property from Thor Equities comprising some 1,320 sq m of rental space in one of Madrid’s main shopping streets. Built in 1900, the five-storey building at Calle de Fuencarral 16 was completely refurbished in 2017. The long-term tenant...
  • Pannatoni Europee Mipim

    Panattoni Europe Named as a Finalist in MIPIM Awards 2018

    January 29, 2018— Panattoni Europe, Poland’s leader in industrial real estate, is through to the final round of MIPIM Awards 2018 – the most prestigious real estate competition in the world! The developer won the nomination for its BTS Amazon in Kołbaskowo near Szczecin. It is up against projects...
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    Mapping World Urbanity: The Central Theme of MIPIM 2018

    December 11, 2017 – MIPIM, the world’s leading property market, today unveils its central theme for 2018 – ‘Mapping World Urbanity.’ The expansion of urban areas is redrawing the world map, helping to reposition cities – rather than countries – as economic powers. The 29th edition of MIPIM will explore...
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    ICSC Announces Finalists of 2018 European Shopping Centre Awards

    November 17,  2017 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the fifteen finalists of the 2018 European Shopping Centre Awards, recognising the region’s most outstanding new, refurbished and established shopping centres. The 2018 European Shopping Centre Awards competition was open to shopping centre owners, developers, management...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    ICSC Releases Socio-Economic Impact Report for European Retail Real Estate

    November 16, 2017 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today releases its biannual Socio-Economic Impact Report for European Retail Real Estate at MAPIC. The report summarises the power that retail real estate creates for the local economies, from GDP to jobs, as well as the benefits for...
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    Outlet Centres to Preview at MAPIC 2017

    November 6, 2017— For the first time MAPIC is launching the International Outlet Summit, an event dedicated to the phenomenon of outlet centres. This invitation-only summit will be held one day before the official opening of the event in Cannes at 2pm on 14 November. It will bring together industry...
  • xanadu

    TH Real Estate raises additional €422m for European Cities Fund; Total capital raise at €1bn

    November 3, 2017 – TH Real Estate has raised an additional €422m for its European Cities Fund from five international investors. The European diversified core, open-ended fund now comprises investors from Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, the US and Australia. To date the fund has raised c. €1bn...
  • Janki Shopping Centre Poland

    Cromwell Pre-Lets 80% of Space at Janki Shopping Centre Extension

    September 14, 2017— Cromwell Property Group, the global real estate investment manager, has pre-let 80% of the space at its Janki Shopping Centre extension. Once complete, the c.€65 million extension will add 21,000 sqm of retail space to the existing shopping centre, creating a 94,000 sqm prime retail destination...
  • Gran Via

    CBRE Global Investors Acquires Prime Retail & Office Asset in Madrid

    July 13, 2017— CBRE Global Investors, in a joint venture with IBA Capital Partners, has acquired Gran Via 18, a 5,500 sq m prime freehold asset in Madrid City Centre. The vendor was a fund managed by TPG Sixth Street Partners. The asset comprises a basement and seven floors above...
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    How this Touchscreen & Voice Technology could benefit Real Estate companies as the Smart Office of the Future!

    May 4, 2017— It was a beautiful sunny day in Cannes, France and I was attending MIPIM, the largest property conference in the world. It was my first time at this European Conference and I was there to cover the event for our Global Real Estate Media platform, Blau Journal. On...
  • Taylor Wimpey Espana

    Stylish inside and out: Exclusive interview with Taylor Wimpey España’s interior designer

    May 3, 2017— It’s not a property’s location or indeed what it looks like from the outside, interior design is just as vital when choosing a perfect holiday home abroad to relax in style. Ana Garcia Maldonado is leading Spanish developer  Taylor Wimpey España‘s highly experienced head of interior...
  • SPG Intercity Cushman Wakefield

    In 2017 around $1.4 trillion will be invested in Global Real Estate

    May 2, 2017—The global demand for real estate investment continues to exceed the supply – fueled by new sources of capital and a growing number of investors who rely on global diversification. Cushman & Wakefield’s “The Atlas Summary” is this and more. The annual report analyzes the investment market...
  • Mallorca Spain

    German Buyers Soak Up the Spanish Sun as Sales Soar 40%

    May 1, 2017— Taylor Wimpey España’s most recent data reveals that German buyers are returning to Spain at an increasing rate. Overall, total sales by German buyers in 2016 increased by 40% compared to the previous year. Geographically, the hotspot for German buyers was the Balearic Isle of Mallorca...
  • Global Residential Investment Destinations in 2017

    The global economy is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2018 compared to under 3% in 2016. This encouraging trend suggests more vigorous economic activity, rising incomes and a keener appetite for real estate investments – not only within India, but on international markets, as well. Indians have historically...
  • Real Estate Tech Trends from MIPIM

    When asked about his foresight on emerging competitors in the real estate industry, the director of a large European property development company told PwC and the Urban Land Institute, “Our biggest competitor or threat is a company that we do not know yet, which could be two friends working...
  • Student Housing: Investor Safe Haven in a Political Storm

    What was once considered niche, has been reported as the number one choice for investors, according to the latest “emerging trends in real estate” report by PWC and ULI. As the leading think tank in student living in Europe, The Class of 2020’s presence at MIPIM used to be...
  • Golf Abodes Worthy of Green Jacket Glory

    The Masters Tournament is one of the four major championships in professional golf. The competition is scheduled to begin on Thursday 6th April and continues to be the first of the majors to be played each year. The Masters Tournament begins on 6th April, the first of 2017’s major...
  • Brits choose the Balearic Isle of Mallorca for an Easter Getaway

    Easter in the UK is usually a mixed bag of time off work, hyperactive children, threatening rainclouds and an overwhelming amount of chocolate. Though this combo does have a certain British charm, increasingly the temptation to spend the Easter break overseas is winning over the hearts of those looking...
  • Luxury Residential Development in Mallorca

    With Summer now definitely on the way,  I thought you might be interested in the launch of a luxury residential development on the beautiful island of Mallorca. Mallorca has become a rising star of the second home market within Spain and globally, as its golden coastline appeals to an...
  • Pulse of MIPIM: Ragnar Lifthrasir, on Why Real Estate is Best Use Case of Blockchain

     March 16, 2017— Ragnar Lifthrasir, Founder & Chairman of International Blockchain RE Association – USA, and Founder and CEO of Velox RE Tech, Inc – USA. Ragnar explains what Blockchain is: allows a transfer of assets peer to peer without the need or requirement for a trusted 3rd party –...
  • European Cities Attract the Most Real Estate Investment Relative to their Size, says JLL

    March 15, 2017 – Europe’s presence can be strongly felt in a ranking of markets which attract the most real estate investment compared to their relative economic size, with 12 of the top 30 located in the region, according to JLL’s Investment Intensity Index. Oslo (1) tops the Index...
  • Pulse of MIPIM: FC Barcelona’s Jordi Moix – Sport Can Become an Asset Class

    March 15, 2017— for world-renowned football club FC Barcelona about how sport can become a fully-fledged asset class. “Sports are something that can put together communities,” he said, and create new opportunities. “The certainty that you will have visitors on the day of the match… can generate opportunities that...
  • Pulse of MIPIM: Parag Khanna on how connectivity drives real estate value

    March 14, 2017— Measuring the degree of connectivity is so crucial to how valuable real estate is going to be.” Renowned economist and Director of Hybrid Reality Dr Parag Khanna gave MIPIM 2017’s opening keynote today. In this interview with Ali May, he explains how the “world of physical...
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    Get Ready for Expo Real 2017!! Watch the Video from the 2016 Expo Now!

    February 2, 2017— When the international property industry comes together in Munich between October 4 and 6, 2017, the focus will be on projects, financing, markets and trends, discussion and exchange, and networking. While new projects are being launched and fresh ideas born, relationships with existing contacts will be...