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Savills forecasts 474,000 sq m of new office and lab requirements from Euoropean life sciences sector

Savills forecasts 474,000 sq m of new office and lab requirements from Euoropean life sciences sector

According to Savills latest research using Pitchbook data, EUR13.2 billion of venture capital (VC) was raised by European headquartered life science companies between 2014 and 2018, resulting in over 650,000 sq m of office and lab deals across selected European life science markets between 2016 and 2020.

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Services, manufacturing and pharma sectors driving European office demand as yields move in, says Savills

Services, manufacturing and pharma sectors driving European office demand as yields move in, says Savills

According to Savills latest research, there has been a shift in demand for European office space away from the tech sector (21 per cent to 14 per cent of take up yoy), towards the advanced manufacturing and pharmaceutical sector (increasing from 5 per cent to 13 per cent), and real estate (2 per cent to 10 per cent). 

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Commercial buildings see decade-high drive for repurposing

Commercial buildings see decade-high drive for repurposing

Asset owners and landlords are making ‘massive’ moves to upgrade and update commercial properties around the world, according to new research published by Knight Frank Asia Pacific: ‘Repurposing on the Radar – A Unique Opportunity at an Exciting Time’. As Covid-19 induced lockdowns expose the weaknesses of income-producing properties, some two-tier markets have formed.

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Massive new housing programme required to meet climate targets, says Empira

Massive new housing programme required to meet climate targets, says Empira

In its latest research study, the Empira Group, a leading manager of institutional real estate investments, compared the energy footprint of new and existing residential buildings in Germany and Europe. The core finding of the analysis is that national and European climate targets can only be met if significantly more new housing is built by the private sector.