NEWS

N A S Invest Group expands business into the Northern European market

N A S Invest Group expands business into the Northern European market

Investor and asset manager N A S Invest Group (N A S) is expanding its business into the Nordic region. In partnership with a multi-family office serving prominent Danish business owners, the Frankfurt-based company has established a new joint venture based in Copenhagen with the medium-term objective of building a diversified real estate portfolio in the northern European countries.

RESEARCH

Cambridge tops BNP Paribas Real Estate’s location analysis model as most desirable green city to live and work in

Cambridge tops BNP Paribas Real Estate’s location analysis model as most desirable green city to live and work in

BNP Paribas Real Estate has identified a UK wide ‘top 10 list’ of highly desirable green places to live and work outside of the capital. The university city of Cambridge tops the list followed by Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Exeter, Bristol, Dundee, Reading, Leeds, Edinburgh and finally Newcastle completing the top 10.  

RESEARCH

Food and grocery sector becomes new core of retail property investment, says Savills

Food and grocery sector becomes new core of retail property investment, says Savills

According to Savills, the food sector is becoming the new core in retail property investment. Last year, for the first time, investments in supermarkets, hypermarkets and food discount stores accounted for a record 21 per cent of total European retail activity, up from a five-year average of 7 per cent. Despite the decline of retail sales growth in 2020 (from 3.9 per cent in 2019 to 1.7 per cent in 2020), food and grocery sales increased by 7.5 per cent, and are expected to continue to rise by 2.2 per cent per annum over the next five years.