Duff & Phelps, a provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, has published a survey revealing that nearly four in 10 investors (39 per cent) expect commercial real estate assets to fall between 5-10 per cent in value in 2020, whilst nearly a third (31 per cent) predict a fall of 10 per cent or more as a result of the pandemic.
Private equity real estate investment manager Meyer Bergman has completed the sale of Montblanc House, Hamburg to Values Real Estate, formerly DC Values, for an undisclosed sum.
In response to the devastating explosion in the Port of Beirut in August, Miller Homes has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Great Britain to help rebuild the Lebanese capital.
Real estate investor and manager Cromwell Property Group (Cromwell) has acquired a 1,500 sq m office building located at 7 rue de la Baume in the 8th arrondissement of Paris on behalf of a foreign investor. Acquired off-market, the asset is fully let with a nine-year firm lease.
Purchase prices per square meter for residential real estate in major German cities have almost doubled since 2012.
Fixed income investment manager PIMCO has officially assumed the leadership and oversight of Allianz Real Estate – a global commercial real estate investment business.
By Jonathan Gilbert, Investment Partner at Hartnell Taylor Cook – For decades, London property has been an attractive prospect for both domestic and overseas investors. Whilst the oversea investment in residential property has always been well established in London, in the last 15 to 20 years, there has been a shift to also incorporate commercial assets.
EQT has held the final close of the EQT Real Estate II fund at its hard cap of EUR1 billion in fee-paying assets under management.
Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners has acquired The Marine Hotel in Troon, Scotland. The 89-key hotel positioned along the Ayrshire Coast will be the third Scottish golf property acquired by AJ Capital.
A survey of CFO and Financial leaders from March by Health & Safety Consultants Arinite has revealed that the majority of businesses are planning to shift 5 per cent of their staff to remote work permanently post-Covid. With five months of working from home, Arinite analysts predict that these numbers are closer to 20 per cent.