European News

Hardly a day goes by without discussion about property, finance or a major development getting on to the news agenda in some part of the world. This section of the website brings you all the news about Savills from the European region.

The rise of online sales does not mean the physical store is dead

The rise of online sales does not mean the physical store is dead

08 October 2019

According to Savills latest research report, "The Evolution of Retail Destinations“, the rise of online sales in Europe does not mean the end of the physical store. The firm notes that in times of change, the focus should be on restructuring the product range with e-sports, virtual reality and wellness becoming increasingly popular, especially among younger generations.

 
 
Savills advises on sale of 60,000 sq m warehouse in Waalwijk, The Netherlands

Savills advises on sale of 60,000 sq m warehouse in Waalwijk, The Netherlands

07 October 2019

A German open ended fund, advised by Savills, has successfully sold an approximately 60,000 sq m warehouse located at the Van Hilststraat 23 in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, to M&G Real Estate for an undisclosed sum.

 
 
From prime office schemes in Stockholm Södermalm to logistics warehouses in Hamburg, Savills identifies Europe’s best investment picks

From prime office schemes in Stockholm Södermalm to logistics warehouses in Hamburg, Savills identifies Europe’s best investment picks

07 October 2019

According to Savills, European residential and commercial real estate investment volumes are set to reach €241bn by year-end, 18% down on last year’s total, but just 2% below the 10 year average. “Despite the well-publicised political headwinds in some regions, there is still unprecedented global liquidity driving demand for real estate in Europe,” assures Marcus Lemli, Head of European Investment, Savills. “The limited availability of quality product, coupled with investors holding onto assets for longer, is also significantly responsible for restricting transactional activity in Europe.” With this in mind, the international real estate advisor has identified some top tips for investors looking for Core, Core + and Value-add opportunities over the next twelve months.

 
 
Savills: Sweden on track for a bumper 2019 due to record investment in residential real estate

Savills: Sweden on track for a bumper 2019 due to record investment in residential real estate

04 October 2019

According to Savills, the transaction volume in the Swedish real estate market amounted to SEK 152 billion (€14 billion) during the first three quarters of the year, which means that 2019 may see either the highest or second highest investment volumes ever recorded. Volumes are up 37% on the same period last year, and over the past twelve months, properties worth SEK 202 billion (€18.7 billion) have transacted.