Europe

IKEA Centres seeks American retailers for shopping centers

IKEA Centres is hoping to attract new American retailers to become tenants at IKEA-anchored retail developments in China, Russia and Europe.


European focus: Risk rises to the top

A combination of conventional wisdom and gallows humor has led commercial real estate executives to observe that the market is

VTS aims to overhaul CRE leasing, asset management

VTS, a New York-based proptech company that aims to overhaul and simplify the leasing and asset management process for commercial



Who’s in the driver’s seat? Gov’t could shape impact of driverless cars on RE

Commercial real estate players are facing the greatest unknown in the debate over how driverless cars and other tech advances


MIPIM: London retail heats up on tourism, infrastructure expectations

Investors and property developers are jumping headfirst into London's high street retail as tourism rises and new infrastructure projects come


Atlas Residential goes north as London markets soar

Atlas Residential, a Chicago-based multifamily owner/operator, is expanding its U.K. multifamily holdings outside of London as it anticipates a population


Barings tapped to assemble German retail portfolio

Barings Real Estate Advisers has received a mandate to assemble and manage a German retail real estate portfolio for HB


Europe: AXA, Greystar buy Spain’s largest student housing portfolio

AXA, Greystar buy Spain's largest student housing portfolio  An AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets-led joint venture has agreed to acquire a portfolio of 37 Spanish


Europe: Allianz RE expands UK debt footprint

Allianz RE expands UK debt footprint Allianz Real Estate, the property arm of the German insurer, has provided £212m of


Europa launches U.K. debt fund

Europa Capital Debt Investment, the U.K. debt finance arm of real estate fund management group Europa Capital Partners, has launched


Europe: Heleba report predicts post-Brexit job migration

At least 8,000 London-based bank employees could relocate to Frankfurt after the UK withdraws from the European Union and the


Grosvenor reshapes strategy with portfolio rebalancing

Grosvenor Europe, which last year rebranded its business from Grosvenor Fund Management, has also reshaped its portfolio. The London-based investment


Europe: South London tower set for development

Investor set to break ground on South London resi tower DAMAC International, a subsidiary of Dubai-based property developer DAMAC Properties,




Europe: Allianz buys Milan assets

Allianz Real Estate has purchased General Electric's Italian headquarters, along with a second prime office building, in Milan, in a


Europe: Benson Elliot, Walton Street sell Rome hotel

Benson Elliot, Walton Street sell Rome hotel Benson Elliot and Walton Street Capital have sold Rome’s Sheraton Hotel, exiting a


Europe: Better Buildings rolls out sustainability checklist

The Better Buildings Partnership, a London-based membership organization for U.K. property developers seeking to improve sustainability, has rolled out its


Europe: French insurer sells La Defense office

French insurer sells La Defense office Groupama, a French insurance company, has sold the Window building in the Paris business


Europe: Allianz buys prominent Vienna office building; Terra Firma completes £4bn Annington refinancing; German KGAL raises €255m in first close of European renewable fund

Allianz buys prominent Vienna office building Allianz Real Estate has acquired the Icon Vienna, a well-known office building in the