Office Building

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Net operating income is becoming the key to driving total returns against a backdrop of tight yields, according to Invesco’s Real Estate House View: European summary 1H 2018, published this month. Read more


Food Retail

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German retailers are upping the ante – and landlords are no longer calling all the shots – in a shift that has firmly put the power back in the hands of retailers. ‘Occupiers - particularly clothing retailers - have become very aggressive... Read more


Hotel room - Motel One

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Invesco Real Estate plans on growing its newly-established European Hotel Fund, to a €1b plus fund within the next 18 to 24 months, Marc Socker, managing director, hotel fund management at Invesco Real Estate, told REFIRE this month. Read more


Sonja Wärntges - DIC Asset

DIC Asset

In another giant refinancing deal (see Invesco deal with Aareal Bank in this issue), the Frankfurt-listed DIC Asset AG has been granted a loan of €960m from Deutsche Hypothekenbank, Berlin Hyp and HSH Nordbank, which it will used to prematurely... Read more


Andy Rofe - Invesco Real Estate

Invesco Real Estate

In one of the biggest loan deals arranged in the real estate sector this year, the Wiesbaden-based Aareal Bank has agreed to provide US investment manager Invesco Real Estate a loan facility of up to €1bn over a 10-year period to help roll out its... Read more


Outlet Center

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The Munich-based Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), Germany's largest pension scheme group, has been powering ahead with its 'high street retail' strategy over the past year, and has now bought its first German outlet centre, through its mandate... Read more


Plac Unii - Warsaw

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German pension funds Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK) and Nordrheinische Ärzteversorgung (NAEV) have teamed up in a joint venture to purchase a newly built mixed-used property in Warsaw. Read more