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Top returns from hotel investments in prime locations

An attractive outlook for returns is creating a boom market for hotel investments in Germany. Project developments in prime locations offer excellent earning opportunities; however, extensive experience and carefully prepared contracts are essential to make the most of this potential. 

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Tailored solutions instead of off-the-rack products

Real estate demand in Europe is growing dramatically, particularly thanks to large influxes of funds from Asia. But large international investors’ requirements vary widely – and as such, local expertise and custom solutions are essential to meet their expectations.

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Active asset management pays off

Active asset management is a necessity for real estate managers to identify and execute the optimal strategy in order to make the most of their opportunities for added value in respect to the funds strategy. 

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Placemaking – Creating a thriving urban neighbourhood

The First Street project in Manchester not only included the further development of the mixed-use site, but also involved a tailored asset management strategy for socio-economic advancement. In short: placemaking.

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Global ambitions

Patrizia Immobilien’s real estate assets under management have grown from €2.7bn to €18.6bn in just six years. In a rare interview, Wolfgang Egger, who founded the business at just 19, tells Jamie Henderson his firm is by no means finished growing. 

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The top 10 cities in Europe

The continued question marks surrounding the Brexit decision has increased the appeal of many German cities along with secondary European cities as real estate investment locations. This is clearly demonstrated by the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2017 study.

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The cluster city as a model for success

In this interview, Rikke Lykke, Managing Director, Nordic Region, uses the Danish city of Kolding to propose the idea of B- and C-cities cooperating as a cluster of municipalities in order to attract investment. 

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Asian investors snap up properties in Europe

Skyscrapers dominate the skylines of our worldwide metropolises. Investments in long-term rental properties are highly sought after by Asian investors. Yet landmark buildings rarely come onto the market.

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Diversification gains in importance in multiple-election year

Predicting voting outcomes is becoming increasingly difficult. The impact of political uncertainties heightens investment risk. Pan-European diversification, however, can counteract this tendency.

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More market and less bureaucracy

The Dutch market for residential apartments is dominated by non-profit housing associations. The situation is changing, however, since a few of these corporations need to change their strategy.

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When going off-market works

Increasing numbers of investors are eschewing traditional bidding procedures in favour of off-market deals, which are as effective as they are efficient.

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A new dynamic

Challenging market conditions demand new investment strategies – in particular, the focus is on pan-European real-estate investments. The keys to success are speed and, above all, local expertise.

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Digitalization

Digital disrupters and the smarter city

Digitalisation has a disruptive impact on every aspect of our lives, including where and how we live.

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Digital trends in logistics

Whether parcels are delivered by drones or driverless vans, logistic firms will need to digitalise their data.

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The challenge of the digital workplace

Over 90% of property firms see digitalisation as crucial to operations. How many are doing something about it?

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Cross-border property investments

Crossing borders for investment opportunities

Today's real estate investment landscape is different. It's no longer local, but considerably more global. What's behind this development.

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Europe's homes on the global market

Rock-bottom bond yields have changed investment opportunities dramatically. It makes sense to look abroad.

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Raising returns in a low-rate climate

Where are the most promising opportunities for institutional investors in today's low-rate investment world?

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Care properties

Ageing Germany faces a shortage of care homes

More people are living to a ripe old age than ever before. With increased age comes an increased need for residential care.

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Homes for the elderly: high expectations

Life expectancy has increased dramatically, but many people will be dependent on the care of others far longer.

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Care sector: a specialist asset class

Investing in care homes and nursing homes in Germany requires an expert health check.

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Build to Rent in UK

In transition: the UK private rental sector

The reasons behind the increase demand in build-to-rent projects are complex.

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What generation rent means for investors

In the UK, the millennial generation is renting, not buying. Out of choice or necessity?

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A boost to build-to-rent developments across the UK

The Northern Powerhouse or the Capital? What are the key attractions for each region for residential property investors?

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Urbanization

Urbanization: Are megacities the next big thing?

The pace of urbanization is picking up fast, putting pressure on cities to provide more housing and better infrastructure. Bigger, broader and denser urban areas are developing.

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Three trends define urban development across Europe

A lack of space requires conventional and innovative solutions for dealing with urban growth and a city´s legacy.

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Where are Europe´s most liveable cities?

The same European cities consistently rank highly as desirable places to live, but Copenhagen tops for happiness.

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Spain

With consumer confidence back, the Spanish property bust is over

As Spain powers ahead, the outlook remains positive. Real-estate investors are looking at a sustainable recovery.

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Strong Spanish home ownership calls for value-add investment

Compared to the rest of Europe, Spain has an appetite for home ownership — which affects investment options.

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Spanish property picks up, institutional investors move in

What do investors need to know about the local real-estate market before shopping for property in Spain? 

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Logistics

It’s the last mile that counts in modern logistics

Not tens, but hundreds, thousands and even millions of miles are embedded in many of the products we touch daily. But it’s the final moments of the race to the finishing line that is the most interesting — the sprint down that last mile.

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Why property investors need an expert´s eye on logistics

It takes in-depth knowledge and understanding to recognise investment opportunities in a logistic asset. 

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How technology can revolutionize deliveries

Low-tech containers or high-tech drones and droids: what really disrupts logistics and the supply chain?

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