Category Archives: Real Estate

Real Estate Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Rabobank and online platform Bleeve to help customers implement energy-saving measures

UTRECHT, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lower energy bills, greater comfort and a home that appreciates in value. A sustainable home gives homeowners a host of benefits, but they often also see the path to solar panels and extra insulation as a … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic to a real estate fund

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic, to a real estate fund managed by TRIUVA Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft for EUR 50M, about SEK 480M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Europe … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe Limited acquires majority stake in Willerby, UK’s leading manufacturer of static holiday homes

LONDON, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe Limited (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today announces its investment in Willerby (or “the Company”), the UK’s leading manufacturer of static holiday homes. Equistone has acquired a majority stake … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB): EUR 29 million loan for social housing in Malta

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a € 29 million loan to support social housing in Malta. The project will benefit socio-economically disadvantaged groups by providing them with access to affordable housing. As housing … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets Announces Complete Acquisition of Area Sur Shopping Center in Jerez, Spain

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed the acquisition, … Read the full press release

SGS-thinkstep consortium to provide certification services for IFC’s EDGE green building program in Ghana

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of SGS-thinkstep will serve as the sole provider of certification services for the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) green building program in Ghana. The agreement was signed on … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank loans EUR 36.5 million to Alma Property Partners for the acquisition of four office properties in Espoo

EUR 36.5 million acquisition and capex financing package Funding for the acquisition of four office properties located in the Keilaniemi office area in Espoo, Finland Munich/Stockholm, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided an acquisition and capex facility of … Read the full press release

Real estate industry veteran Mark Grinis succeeds Howard Roth as EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY is pleased to announce that 30-year real estate industry veteran Mark Grinis has been named the EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader. Grinis previously led Real Estate for Ernst & Young … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 46M in the first phase of the Brama Miasta office complex in Lodz, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 46M, about SEK 440M, in the first phase of the Brama Miasta office complex located in Lodz, Poland. The office building will be 15 stories high with a total leasable area of around … Read the full press release

Logicor signs its largest UK letting to date

LONDON, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor has secured a deal with XPO Logistics (XPO) to take a new long-term lease on 645,000 sqft (59,920 sqm) at Bonehill Road, Tamworth B73HJ, its largest UK letting to date. The site previously housed a … Read the full press release

AXA IM – Real Assets, Klépierre complete extension and renovation of the Val d’Europe shopping centre in Marne-la-Vallée

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, together with Klépierre, has completed its latest … Read the full press release

Topping-out Ceremony for “Intelligent Quarters” held by STRABAG Real Estate and ECE

WATERMARK, SHIPYARD and FREEPORT are developed on the designated sites of Überseeallee HAMBURG, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Real Estate GmbH (SRE) and ECE held the topping-out ceremony for the WATERMARK high-rise, the adjacent SHIPYARD office building, and the FREEPORT building … Read the full press release

ICADE Sante Acquires Two Clinics

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Santé (56.5% owned by Icade) acquired two clinics on April 12 and 13, 2017, respectively: the Ormeau MSO polyclinic in Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées) from the Médipôle Partenaires group, for a total of €43 million (including duties), … Read the full press release

EBRD buys 9.48 per cent stake in real estate investment trust company Griffin Premium RE..

Investment vehicle expected to be listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange on 13 April LONDON, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has become a shareholder in Griffin Premium RE..N.V, a company structured as a real estate investment trust ( REIT) and operating … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets acquires Warwick Building in London from Legal & General

PARIS, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed, on behalf … Read the full press release

MINI LIVING – Breathe installation — an interpretation of resource-conscious, shared city living within a compact footprint

MUNICH/MILAN, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Attractive places to live are in increasingly short supply in today’s cities. And when it comes to those living spaces, the responsible use of resources is an issue of gathering urgency. MINI has teamed up with … Read the full press release

STRABAG selected to build 202 turnkey luxury residential units in Moscow

202 residential units in the centre of Moscow Scheduled completion in mid-2019 MOSCOW, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been hired by AO Don-Stroy Invest – one of Moscow’s leading real estate developers for luxury apartments – … Read the full press release

Generali appoints Aldo Mazzocco as the new CEO and General Manager of Generali Real Estate

MILAN, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali, chaired by Gabriele Galateri di Genola, has approved the designation of Aldo Mazzocco as the new CEO and General Manager of Generali Real Estate, who will join Generali Real … Read the full press release

Pbb Provides £147M Facility to Prologis Logistics Venture SCSp

Facility finances seven newly constructed or to be constructed logistics assets located across the United Kingdom Deal indicative of continued strong performance of UK logistics sector Munich/London, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a £147 million facility (approx. … Read the full press release

Pöyry’s ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’

The stunning new ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool, which is situated in Erlenbach on Lake Zurich’s gold coast, Switzerland, has been awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’ – one of the best-known internet platforms in the architectural sector. … Read the full press release

KfW Award for Housing and Construction to recognise top sustainable living projects; now on its 15th year

The deadline is 1 March 2017 KfW Award for Housing and Construction celebrates 15th anniversary Winners receive a total of EUR 30,000 This year’s motto: “Enlarge, extend, convert – creating and modernising efficient living space” Frankfurt am Main, 07-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

ECE to modernize Allianz Real Estate’s Europa-Passage Hamburg

Five restaurants and food court with nearly 400 seats / Opening scheduled for fall 2017 / Allianz to invest 14 million euros HAMBURG, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More stylish, more modern, more diverse: Ten years after its opening, Europa-Passage, located in … Read the full press release

DNV GL survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States

OAKLAND, CA, United States, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL today released findings from a comprehensive survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States to analyze the current patterns of energy management and efficiency investments in large- and … Read the full press release

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors partners with Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to establish real estate lifecycle certification programme

RICS training and assessment programme designed with Lloyds Bank as early adopters Lloyds Bank will be the first organisation to put 120 colleagues through the RICS certification and receive specialist training Trainees will develop understanding of the often complex functions … Read the full press release

Icade sold its Nanterre Seine business park and the Défense 3 building to Société de la Tour Eiffel

PARIS, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the preliminary agreement signed at the beginning of October 2016, Icade has today successfully sold to Société de la Tour Eiffel its Nanterre Seine business park (excluding the Axe Seine building) and the Défense 3 … Read the full press release

DekaBank provides EUR131.6 million portfolio financing for Gramercy Property Europe plc in Germany

FRANKFURT AM MAI, 20-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — DekaBank has arranged and underwritten a EUR131.6 million portfolio financing for Gramercy Property Europe plc in Germany. The portfolio consists of eight logistics properties extending to a total of 391,000m² located in various established … Read the full press release

Norway adopts new regulation on requirements for new residential mortgage loans

OSLO, 14-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ministry of Finance has adopted a new regulation on requirements for new residential mortgage loans. The new regulation replaces the current regulation which is set to expire at the end of 2016. The new regulation … Read the full press release

Beijing beats Shanghai as the top global city in the second publication of the Schroders Global Cities 30 index

LONDON, 14-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Beijing has been named as the top global city in the second publication of the Schroders Global Cities 30 index, putting it ahead of Shanghai which took the top spot in August. China’s mega-cities dominated … Read the full press release

Adif: Reurbanización de la Plaza de Armas

• Mercadona obtuvo mediante subasta el arrendamiento del terreno, con un plazo de 40 años, el derecho a construir y explotar un edificio de uso terciario, así como la obligación de reurbanizar la plaza pública en la que se sitúa … Read the full press release

Zurich gets approval for the renovation of its headquarters at Mythenquai 2 in Zurich

Zurich has received approval for the renovation of its group headquarters at Mythenquai 2 in Zurich. The dismantling of those buildings that are not on the registry of protected artistic and cultural sites has already begun. Construction will be completed … Read the full press release