Europe

Analysis and in-depth reporting of European real estate developments, plus the all latest news

Europe Special Reports

  • Can institutional investment in affordable housing keep up with demand?

  • European offices: Move with the changes

  • European logistics: E-commerce passes the baton to nearshoring

  • Demographics: Invest down the generations in Europe

  • Virtual realty: Tokenisation, blockchain, metaverse and digital twins

  • Europe’s living real estate sector comes of age

  • Housing affordability: Social impact funds to solve the UK puzzle?

  • ​Arjun wins underground carbon capture tender with Danish Energy Agency

  • Northern Horizon makes third healthcare fund open-ended

  • Barings core fund sells Gothenburg logistics asset after two years

  • Pictet and Brunswick divest Lindu Ejendomme industrial portfolio in Copenhagen

  • European student housing: Markets divided by rent control

  • Barings buys 39,000sqm Finnish asset for European logistics venture

  • CBRE IM adds 16,974sqm Danish asset to European residential portfolio

  • Barings expands Swedish residential portfolio with 264-home project

  • Slättö fund adds 325 Swedish apartments to portfolio

  • Europa and NCAP sell 13,316sqm office property to Swedish pension fund KPA

Germany

Time to target DACH region for distressed real estate debt?

Oliver Platt explains how financing gaps in Germany, Austria and Switzerland mean it could be time for global opportunistic investors to step in

The City Center building in Brussels

MEAG buys City Center in Brussels from AG Real Estate

Munich Re’s asset management arm invests undisclosed sum to buy 31,000sqm office building

Bronze Gate

REInvest acquires Bronze Gate office property in Luxembourg for €65m

Nextensa and Promobe sell Bronze Gate office property to REInvest’s DEREIF SICAV-FIS fund

  • ​Signal Capital, Griffin and Echo launch Polish student housing venture

  • Stokado acquires smaller Polish self storage firm Top Box

  • Polish logistics developer 7R welcomes Nrep as majority shareholder

  • AB Tewox expands Polish portfolio with five retail parks

  • Neinver and Nuveen secure €170m debt financing for Polish mall portfolio

  • Logistics operator CTP plans to invest €600m in Germany and Poland

  • Plan B Investments snaps up Trei’s €250m Czech and Slovakia portfolio

  • Paref Gestion expands Polish property portfolio with Bolero 2 acquisition

  • Greenman expands into Poland with the acquisition of Newbridge

  • Blackstone sells Forum Gdańsk mall to NEPI for €250m

Energy

Pioneer Point buys Italian energy infrastructure firm Simet

Transaction is eighth investment from manager’s maiden institutional fund

euros

Moran Group secures €70m Värde Partners loan for Dublin assets

Värde funds provide loan for the Rockpoint apartment complex, Red Cow Moran Hotel and Red Cow Inn pub

Vita Student Pedralbes

Morgan Stanley Real Estate buys Spanish student residences from Vita

MSREI acquires Vita Student Pedralbes and Vita Student Poblenou in Barcelona

Germany

Time to target DACH region for distressed real estate debt?

Oliver Platt explains how financing gaps in Germany, Austria and Switzerland mean it could be time for global opportunistic investors to step in

Bilbao

Redevco enters hotel sector with €80m foray into Iberian market

Move marks strategy shift to capitalise on post-pandemic resurgence and growth in youth tourism and experience travel market