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CapMan Residential Fund Expands Nordic Footprint with Ursvik Investment

(IN BRIEF) CapMan Residential Fund has expanded its portfolio with a new investment in Ursvik, Sundbyberg, acquiring a forward funding project comprising 289 rental apartments and amenities like an underground parking garage with EV chargers. This strategic move, managed by … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate Partners with Nobis to Transform Solna Kasernen 1 into Premier Stockholm Destination

(IN BRIEF) CapMan Real Estate has finalized a 20-year lease agreement with Nobis Hospitality Group to develop the Solna Kasernen 1 property in Stockholm’s Royal Haga project into a luxurious hotel, spa, and conference facility. Located in Hagaparken, the site … Read the full press release

Logicor Breaks Ground on Cutting-Edge Logistics Facility in Gothenburg, Sweden

(IN BRIEF) Logicor, a key player in European logistics real estate, has commenced construction on a state-of-the-art logistics facility in Backa, Gothenburg, Sweden. This project marks Logicor’s strategic expansion in Sweden, aiming to meet the high demand for modern, sustainable … Read the full press release

Driving ESG Ambitions: PATRIZIA’s New Leadership Charts Course for Sustainable Growth

(IN BRIEF) PATRIZIA, a global real assets partner, has restructured its ESG framework, dividing roles to align closer with business lines for enhanced sustainability and impact investing efforts. Mads Rude leads PATRIZIA Global Partners, focusing on impact investing, with Marleen-Bikker-Bekkers … Read the full press release

Savills Workforces Index 2024: Tokyo, New York, and Seoul Lead Global Talent Clusters

(IN BRIEF) Savills’ latest Workforces Index has unveiled Tokyo, New York, and Seoul as the leading hubs for top talent worldwide. The 2024 Impacts program by the renowned real estate advisor analyzed various factors, including workforce size, migration patterns, gender … Read the full press release

BBVA Expands Emission Reduction Targets to Real Estate and Aluminum Sectors

(IN BRIEF) BBVA, in its commitment to decarbonization, has expanded its intermediate emission reduction targets for 2030 to include the real estate sector in Spain and the global aluminum industry. These sectors join the list of targets set by the … Read the full press release

Logicor Completes Expansion of State-of-the-Art Logistics Hub in Vignate for IMA Eurosicma

(IN BRIEF) On May 28th, 2024, Logicor, a prominent player in European logistics real estate, finalized the refurbishment and expansion of a cutting-edge logistics hub in Vignate (MI), Italy. The newly revamped facility, spanning over 25,000 sqm and owned by … Read the full press release

Green Light for Henri Hotel, Restaurants and Shops in the “Alter Fischereihafen” (Old Fishing Port) in Cuxhaven, opening Summer 2026

(IN BRIEF) The project to revitalize Cuxhaven’s historic “Alter Fischereihafen” (Old Fishing Port) has moved forward with the approval of the first construction phase. This phase involves converting the former fish market and processing halls (Fischhallen V and VI) into … Read the full press release

Leighton Asia Secures A$4.3 Billion North District Hospital Expansion Project in Hong Kong

(IN BRIEF) CIMIC Group subsidiary Leighton Asia, in partnership with China Railway First Group, has been awarded the A$4.3 billion North District Hospital (NDH) expansion project by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. Expected to generate up to A$2.4 billion in … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Facilitates Plus Dane Housing’s Growth Ambitions with £70 Million Funding

(IN BRIEF) Plus Dane Housing, a social housing provider with over 13,500 homes across Merseyside and Cheshire, has embarked on a growth program to address social inequality and support vulnerable tenants, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Seeking long-term financing to … Read the full press release

Rarebreed Dining Partners with Savills for Strategic Property Evaluation

(IN BRIEF) Rarebreed Dining, known for its steak-focused pubs including The Plough Inn, Cobham, and The Shurlock Inn, Twyford, has enlisted international real estate advisor Savills to conduct a strategic review of its business and property assets. With sites strategically … Read the full press release

Barclays and British Gas Extend Partnership to Offer Discounted Home Health Check for Mortgage Customers

(IN BRIEF) Barclays has extended its partnership with British Gas to offer residential mortgage customers a discounted British Gas Home Health Check for £50, including an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) at no extra cost. Aimed at addressing homeowners’ confusion about … Read the full press release

Vonovia SE: Positive Start to 2024 with Strong Operating Results and Sustainability Recognition

(IN BRIEF) Vonovia SE, based in Bochum, Germany, began the year with robust operating results, marking a positive start to 2024. The company’s core segment, Rental, saw a notable increase in its EBITDA contribution, reaching €592.9 million during the first … Read the full press release

EBRD Supports Nrep’s Innovative Housing Concept in Poland with PLN 58.9 Million Loan

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has extended a loan of PLN 58.9 million (€13.7 million) to Nrep Nordic Strategies Fund IV’s Polish subsidiary to facilitate the development of residential housing in Poland. This funding will … Read the full press release

Citycon Launches Incentive Plans to Align CEO Objectives with Shareholder Value

(IN BRIEF) Citycon Oyj’s Board of Directors has approved the launch of a new stock option plan and restricted share unit plan aimed at the Chief Executive Officer, aiming to enhance alignment between shareholder objectives and CEO incentives while bolstering … Read the full press release

Citycon Illuminates Retailers with Innovative Spotlight Solutions Across Nordic Centres

(IN BRIEF) Citycon introduces Spotlight, a dynamic suite of flexible solutions designed to enhance retailer visibility in its Nordic region centres, catering to the evolving retail landscape. Spotlight extends beyond traditional leasing, offering retailers prime exposure in high-traffic areas through … Read the full press release

GIID.org Presenta Investigación Innovadora: “Distritos de Innovación y la Centralidad del Terreno”

(IN BRIEF) El Instituto Global sobre Distritos de Innovación (GIID.org) lanzó hoy su última investigación titulada “Distritos de Innovación y la Centralidad del Terreno”, destacando el papel fundamental del uso del suelo en la transformación de estos distritos para abordar … Read the full press release

Johnson Controls Launches Sustainable Residential Products with Low-GWP Refrigerant

(IN BRIEF) Johnson Controls, a global leader in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has introduced a new suite of residential products optimized for use with low-GWP refrigerant R-454B, aligning with upcoming regulations for reduced hydrofluorocarbon gases. This launch reflects Johnson … Read the full press release

Savills Announces Second Two-Day Auction, Showcasing Diverse Property Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) Savills is gearing up for its second two-day auction of the year on April 15th and 16th, in response to high demand for their online live-streamed auctions. The auction will feature a diverse catalog of 280 residential, commercial, … Read the full press release

Toby Anderdon Returns to Savills Sloane Street as Director, Bringing Wealth of Local Experience

(IN BRIEF) Toby Anderdon has rejoined Savills Sloane Street sales department as a director, bringing over a decade of experience in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Previously recognized as a ‘rising star’ by Spear’s 500 during his tenure … Read the full press release

Savills UK Reports Reduction in Gender Pay Gap, Increase in Ethnic Diversity Across Pay Quartiles

(IN BRIEF) Savills UK has released its 2023 gender and ethnicity pay gap report, showing a decrease in the mean gender hourly pay gap from 23.94% to 20.11% compared to the previous year. Additionally, there has been an increase in … Read the full press release

Logicor Expands Nordic Footprint with Strategic Land Acquisitions in Sweden

(IN BRIEF) On March 27, 2024, Logicor, a prominent player in European logistics real estate, finalized the acquisition of two greenfield land plots in key logistics hubs in Sweden. With plans to develop over 100,000 sqm of new logistics space, … Read the full press release

Citycon’s Sustainability Strategy Update Drives Green Mobility and Community Engagement in 2023

(IN BRIEF) Citycon Oyj has released its 2023 Sustainability Accounts, showcasing the impact of its revised sustainability strategy. Key achievements include the transformation of centers into transportation hubs emphasizing green mobility, integration of AI technology for enhanced energy efficiency, and … Read the full press release

Yusen Logistics Leases Warehouse Space at CTPark Bucharest for Expansion

(IN BRIEF) CTP, Europe’s largest industrial and logistics properties developer, has secured a five-year lease agreement with Yusen Logistics, a global logistics provider, for 19,000 sqm of warehouse space at CTPark Bucharest in Romania. The strategic location of CTPark Bucharest, … Read the full press release

EBRD Invests €25 Million in Vilnius Residential Energy Efficiency Fund

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting energy efficiency initiatives in Vilnius by investing €25 million in Šiaulių Bank’s energy efficiency fund. Managed by Šiaulių Bank, the fund aims to finance energy efficiency renovations in … Read the full press release

Get Living Secures £110 Million Investment for New Maker Yards in Greater Manchester

(IN BRIEF) Get Living, the UK’s leading build-to-rent operator, has finalized a £110 million investment facility with Rothesay to refinance its New Maker Yards neighborhood in Salford, Greater Manchester. With over 821 homes and 1,600 residents, New Maker Yards boasts … Read the full press release

EIB Supports GROPYUS to Revolutionize Sustainable and Affordable Housing in Europe

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) is injecting €40 million into German-Austrian PropTech GROPYUS to advance the construction of sustainable and affordable homes across Europe. GROPYUS specializes in employing digitalized, fully automated, and industrialized processes to produce multi-storey wooden … Read the full press release

VELUX-Led Living Places Copenhagen Wins Prestigious MIPIM Award for Sustainable Residential Project

(IN BRIEF) Living Places Copenhagen, a collaborative project by the VELUX Group, EFFEKT architects, Artelia engineers, and Enemærke & Petersen contractors, has been honored with the MIPIM Award 2024 for “Best Residential Project.” This accolade recognizes the project’s innovative approach … Read the full press release

Logicor Completes BTS Development, Enhancing Logistics Infrastructure in Sant Feliu de Buixalleu

(IN BRIEF) On March 11, 2024, Logicor, a prominent European logistics real estate owner, manager, and developer, finalized the build-to-suit (BTS) development of a warehouse spanning over 16,000 square meters in Sant Feliu de Buixalleu, Spain. This facility, leased to … Read the full press release

Savills Partners with Women in Wellies Podcast, Empowering Rural Women’s Voices

(IN BRIEF) Savills Rural Team announces sponsorship of Women in Wellies podcast, amplifying voices of rural women in Scotland. Podcast, created by Charlotte Gilfillan and Hannah Lloyd, showcases inspiring stories of rural women. Partnership highlights commitment to showcasing opportunities in … Read the full press release

Logicor Completes Expansion of Walki’s Warehouse Facility, Enhancing Sustainability and Capacity

(IN BRIEF) Logicor, a leading European logistics real estate developer, has finalized the construction of a 10,400 sqm storage facility for Walki Sp. z o.o., a protective packaging manufacturer. This expansion, doubling Walki’s space at Logicor Wrocław II to 21,000 … Read the full press release

Bentley Residences Miami: Where Luxury Living Meets Automotive Artistry

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors, in collaboration with Dezer Development, has broken ground on Bentley Residences Miami, the first-ever Bentley-branded residential tower, located on an exclusive oceanfront stretch in Sunny Isles Beach. Featuring 216 private residences with innovative car lifts and … Read the full press release

EBRD Invests €30 Million in Sustainable Real Estate Projects Across Baltic and Eastern Europe

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is bolstering sustainable real estate initiatives in the Baltic states and central and eastern Europe with a €30 million investment in UAB Urban Hub Holding, a joint venture with UAB … Read the full press release

Deka Immobilien Acquires State-of-the-Art E-Fulfilment Centre in Paris Region

(IN BRIEF) Deka Immobilien has finalized the acquisition of a cutting-edge e-fulfilment center in the Paris region for approximately EUR 160 million. Developed by Gemfi, the newly constructed facility, named “Tailor,” spans 140,000 sqm and is strategically located in the … Read the full press release

Savills Bolsters Central London Dilapidations Team with Key Appointments

(IN BRIEF) Savills has reinforced its central London dilapidations and lease management team with the addition of Adam Nash as Director and Ollie Hill as Associate. With nearly 20 years of experience, Adam brings a wealth of expertise in dilapidations, … Read the full press release

CapMan Social Real Estate Fund Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Porcelænshaven Property in Copenhagen

(IN BRIEF) CapMan Social Real Estate (CMSRE) has acquired Porcelænshaven, a historic office and educational property in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, fully leased to Copenhagen Business School (CBS). With 19,300 m2 of lettable space, the property, nestled near Frederiksberg Gardens, dates back … Read the full press release

Savills Appoints Ollie Saunders as Head of Self Storage, Strengthening Operational Capital Markets Team

(IN BRIEF) Savills has announced the appointment of Ollie Saunders as its new Head of Self Storage, based at the firm’s Margaret Street head office in London. With nearly three decades of experience, Ollie brings extensive expertise in the European … Read the full press release

Siemens Powers Sustainable Mobility at Lisbon’s Infinity Building with Innovative EV Charging Solution

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Smart Infrastructure has installed 200 VersiCharge wallboxes and an intelligent charging management system at Lisbon’s Infinity building, a prestigious residential site known for its commitment to sustainability. This solution, customized by Siemens engineering teams, enables dynamic and … Read the full press release

EU-Funded Reconstruction Provides Housing for Displaced Ukrainians

(IN BRIEF) Under the “EU Support for Urgent Housing Needs for Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine” initiative, a former boarding school dormitory in Kivertsi has been efficiently reconstructed to offer housing for displaced Ukrainians. With funding from the EU and … Read the full press release

Realty Income Announces Sale-Leaseback Deal with Decathlon for 82 Retail Properties Across Europe

(IN BRIEF) The Monthly Dividend Company, Realty Income, has finalized a sale-leaseback agreement involving 82 retail properties leased to Decathlon SE, a renowned global sports retailer. The portfolio spans across key European markets such as Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and … Read the full press release