Head of EMEA Offices Research
Jones Lang LaSalle
Last week, in a crowded seminar room, we launched a new research report into the implications of global capital flows into Central London office real estate. The study, commissioned by The City of London Corporation and the City Property Association looks at how global capital has evolved into such a dominant… Read More
Fabrice Léger MRICS
Valuation Advisory Director France
Jones Lang LaSalle France
An analyst told me recently that it must be reassuring to own a clinic or a retire¬ment home these days because you know that there will be no shortage of custo¬mers. It’s a cynical outlook but, at the end of the day, relatively true !
Despite this, investors are, on the whole, still attracted to… Read More
Jones Lang LaSalle Germany
Team Leader Shopping Center Investment Germany
In 2011 the commercial property investment market in Germany was dominated by the retail sector, which accounted for 45% of the total transaction volume of €23.5 billion. 2011 shopping centre transaction volume grew by around 54% to €4.8 billion, meaning that shopping centre transactions accounted for 45% of all retail property transactions. So,… Read More
I am pleased to report that expectations for Spain are improving primarily to the recent government measures that will see financial institutions accelerate the value adjustment of their real estate portfolios. This adjustment is not only an important economic activity, but a psychological step forward. Combined with the likely closing of the first large portfolio sale of distressed… Read More
Thank goodness for that. The slightly conservative event that MIPIM has been over the last couple of years has seen a boost again this year with a much larger Russian contingent. This market has its obvious attractions of strong growth and scalable city markets market. Russia… Read More
The sun is setting on the croisette in Cannes on the Thursday of MIPIM and so the wind down of the week begins. MIPIM so often sets the tone for the market going into the second quarter, so a positive week is all important.