The advances affecting logistics operations throughout Europe are significant.
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Increasing efforts to implement real estate investment trust regimes across Europe, coupled with rising deal values in the direct real estate sector, have raised questions about the role of REITs in broader portfolios.
As a geographic descriptor, southern Europe stretches from the Atlantic coast of Portugal and Spain in the west to the Aegean Sea of Greece in the east.
According to preliminary figures in the CEE Real Estate Investment Compass 2017 report compiled by Colliers International and CMS, the Czech Republic received almost two-thirds of total real estate investment in central and eastern Europe in Q1 2017.
Demand for real estate among institutional investors worldwide is still high and this will intensify in the future. Investment activities are mainly driven by the low yields and rates of return on alternative investments and by favourable financing possibilities.
With all eyes focused on the upcoming elections in France (one down, two to go), the United Kingdom and throughout Europe, it’s easy to lose sight of the causes of all the unrest that seems to be percolating throughout society just about everywhere in the western world.
Is President Trump really the biggest risk faced by the real estate market? No. Well, what about the rise of populism and the tilt toward protectionism? No, again. Well, it must be Brexit then. That must be the biggest risk confronting the market. No, not by a very long shot.
During April several fund launches and final closes were announced
The 2017 Annual Investor Survey, conducted jointly by US-based Institutional Real Estate, Inc and Kingsley Associates, assessed institutional investors’ fund allocations, risk and return assumptions, expected capital flows, and real estate investment strategies for the coming year.
The cities in the European Union most often mentioned as being likely to benefit from a move of financial services activities and jobs out of London for Brexit EU-passporting reasons are Frankfurt and Paris, but Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dublin, Luxembourg, Stockholm and Warsaw are also in the frame.
According to Fiona Hamilton, global head of retail for international brands at BNP Paribas Real Estate, six retail trends will change the world this year.
A UK Capital Markets Research report by JLL titled Opportunity knocking or siren calling? has found a wide variance in foreign investor reactions to the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union.