November 2017 Issue

    Month: November
    Year: 2017

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    EXPO Real: Back in the game

    In the aftermath of the UK’s vote to leave the EU, Germany has become Europe’s top pick for property investment. But it remains to be seen how long its advantage will last.

    Is the QIA MIA?

    The diplomatic assault on Qatar by its Gulf neighbors has left executives in the private real estate market wondering what it means for the country’s sovereign wealth fund.

    Disaster preparedness: When extreme weather strikes

    Storms, floods and wild fires are becoming more front-of-mind for real estate managers, but some believe that firms may not be doing enough to protect their properties from climate risk.

    Man of the moment: James Beckham

    After brokering two of the biggest office sales in Europe this year, property ‘super-agent’ James Beckham has chosen to jump ship from Cushman & Wakefield to rival CBRE.

    Morgan Stanley in Mesa West takeover

    What began as a search to replace a minority owner resulted in the Los Angeles-based real estate debt fund manager being sold in its entirety.

    The price is right for NPS as it sells Sony Center for €1.1bn

    The deal for one of the German capital’s most recognizable properties is another example of NPS exiting a prime real estate asset when the offer is attractive enough.