MIPIM, 13-16 March, 2018 – Industry-leading global real estate services company, Colliers International, has expanded its national Industrial & Logistics team by adding coverage in the Leipzig Region of Germany in order to provide a greater breadth of service for its clients. With over 15 years of experience, the Leipzig team will be led by Director, Steffen Sauer working alongside senior consultants, Daniela Schneider and Daniel Bralic.
London, March, 13, 2018 – London ranked as Europe’s most attractive city for businesses and employees for second year running according to Colliers International’s latest European Cities of Influence report, which reviews and ranks cities based on their occupier attractiveness, availability of talent, and quality of life factors alongside economic output and productivity; Paris, Madrid, Moscow and Birmingham making up the rest of the top five.
Warsaw, March 6, 2018 – Industry-leading global real estate services firm, Colliers International, today announced the launch of its new Hotels Advisory department in Poland, led by Rafał Rosiejak, who has been appointed as Director.
Madrid, 27 February 2018 – IREA, financial and strategic advisory firm specialising in the real estate and hotel sectors, has merged with Colliers International Group.
February 05, 2018 – Colliers International has announced the appointment of Karel Stransky as the Head of its new Corporate Industrial Advisory division.
TORONTO, CANADA January 17, 2018 - Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the launch of the Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars.
Frankfurt, 9 January 2018 – According to Colliers International Deutschland, the German commercial investment market ended 2017 with a transaction volume of €57.3 billion, a 10-year record high. 2017 is the third consecutive year to post a total-year result of over €50 billion also beating out 2015’s recent high of €55.4 billion. The only hurdle missed was 2007’s all-time record high of €59.3 billion. A 70% increase compared to the 10-year average also points to an exceptionally favorable market situation.
TORONTO, CANADA; January 4, 2018—Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the acquisition of Ovenia Group (“Ovenia” or the “Company”), Finland’s leading real estate management and service company. For the last twelve months, the Company generated revenues of over US$50 million. Financial details of the transaction were undisclosed. Ovenia will immediately rebrand as Colliers International throughout Finland.
MAPIC 2017, November, 15 – A new report from global retail property experts, Colliers International, reviews and prognosticates on the traditional shopping centre (TSC) opportunity across the CEE-13* region. The report discusses market fundamentals, retail space availability, top active retailers and leisure operators as well as rental terms & incentives.
MAPIC, November, 2017 – Colliers International's Retail Agency team has been appointed by leading health & wellness retailer, Holland & Barrett, to advise on the brand’s expansion across the Netherlands and also to manage its real estate portfolio in Belgium.
MAPIC, November, 13, 2017 – A growing number of formerly ‘pure-play’ online retailers are taking physical stores as the rate of internet sales growth looks set to slow during the next few years.
Brussels, October, 30, 2017 – Colliers International has announced today that Annick Vandenbulcke has been promoted to the position of Head of Occupier Services in Belgium, effective 1 December 2017. Annick succeeds Pierre-Gilles Solvit, who, after four years managing Colliers International in Belgium, will return to Colliers International in France to take up a new challenge as Directeur Pôle Projets.
Stockholm, October, 17, 2017 – Global real estate advisors, Colliers International, has recruited Rebecka Norberg as its new Head of Investment Services in Sweden.
Munich, EXPO Real 2017: Automotive companies and its component suppliers sector is very important in the CEE industrial sector and is growing according to a new report, “The Road Kings: CEE Autos”, from global real estate advisor, Colliers International.
London, October, 4, 2017 – In H1 2017, Germany overtook the UK as the most active country for investment in commercial real estate in Europe, although the UK fought back in Q3 and Spain is becoming increasingly attractive according to a new report from global real estate advisors, Colliers International.
TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI) announced today that it has appointed Benjamin Stein to its Board of Directors.
London, April, 26, 2017 – Despite recent announcements by financial business service companies that following Brexit, they would move part of their company away from London, according to Colliers International’s Cities of Influence report, the UK’s capital remains the primary European location with the latent capacity and supporting infrastructure to grow and expand its occupier base, driven by both the size of the current skilled talent pool and new fresh candidates coming through universities.
TORONTO and MINNEAPOLIS, April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI) announced today the acquisition of WelshCo LLC (“Welsh”) and its brokerage, property management, facilities and architecture divisions. Welsh has been an affiliate office of Colliers International since 2010. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
London, April, 03, 2017 – Central London remains the retail market leader in Europe, driven by Brits spending more on the high street; more store openings taking place than in any other market, and double digit rental growth (48 per cent increase in 2016 year-on-year); according to a new report from global real estate advisors, Colliers International.
Global real estate services company, Colliers International today announced the promotion of Davoud Amel-Azizpour to Chief Finance Officer, EMEA, based in its London office.
John van Paassen joins Colliers International from Knight Frank where he was Director Capital Markets, Belgium. John has over 20 years of professional real estate experience and started his career with Jones Lang LaSalle in 1995 until 2008. Subsequently he worked three years in Luxembourg for SNS Property Finance. John is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Real estate across Europe remains a stable, safe-haven asset class despite political, economic, demographic, technological and disruptive factors driving change and uncertainty, according to a new report released at MIPIM from Colliers International.
London, March 07, 2017 – Paris has reached the top of Colliers International’s inaugural Hotel Investment Attractiveness Index, an analysis of the investment climate of 20 European cities, despite predictions that investors and tourists would lose faith in the city due to political uncertainty and the perceived threat following various national security breaches.
LONDON/BERLIN, 03 March 2016 – Overnight night stays in Airbnb properties in Berlin increased 68 per cent year on year (2015-2016) compared to a one per cent rise for traditional hotels, according to a joint report by Colliers International and Hotelschool The Hague. Airbnb market share in the city has increased from 5.3 per cent in 2015 to 8.5 per cent in 2016 and the number of available properties has
increased by as much as 20 per cent.
London, 13 February 2017 - According to Colliers International’s new Cities of Influence report, London remains, and will continue to remain one of the most influential cities for talent, location and costs, despite predictions that companies would lose faith in the capital due to political uncertainty and the perceived threat to business of Brexit.
04 January 2017 - Addition strengthens existing Hotels business and broadens asset management offer in the UK.
TORONTO, CANADA; January 12, 2017 – Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Colliers International Denmark.
Frankfurt/Main, 6 January 2017 – According to Colliers International, a transaction volume of €6.1bn was recorded on the Frankfurt commercial investment market in 2016, reflecting roughly an 8% increase over the previous year’s already excellent results. This is the 7th consecutive increase in transaction volume.
Frankfurt/Main, 6 January 2017 – According to Colliers International, roughly 552,000 sqm was taken up in Frankfurt’s office market, including Eschborn and Offenbach Kaiserlei, in 2016, reflecting a significant yoy increase of roughly 42%. In a ten-year comparison, this positive result can only be topped by 2007’s all-time high.
LONDON, November 8, 2016 – Greater focus on automation and digital technology in manufacturing globally is helping to shift workforce needs from low-cost to highly-skilled. This trends is apparent across Europe, and globally, according to a report released today by Colliers International. The report discusses multiple pressures which global manufacturing and supply chains are confronting.
Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI, TSX:CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the acquisition of Bollingbrook Limited (“Bollingbrook”), one of the UK’s leading commercial building consultancy, quantity surveying and project management practices.
Germany, 4 October 2016 - Revinate, Colliers International and Fairmas launched today the first edition of a comprehensive report on guest satisfaction metrics and overall performance of the German hotel market.
Munich, 4 October 2016 - A new report from Colliers International identifies the best countries to invest in commercial real estate in 2017, placing country fundamentals and forecasts against risk-adjusted pricing
TORONTO, CANADA and PARIS, FRANCE, September 30, 2016 – Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI, TSX: CIG) announced today the acquisition of ICADE Asset Management and ICADE Conseil (“ICADE”), a leading asset management and investor advisory services platform in France with more than €2 billion of assets under management.
Levallois, September 22, 2016 – Colliers International is widening its provincial reach with the opening of a new office in Marseille to cover the Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur (PACA) region. This is part of a continued drive to bolster growth and further expand in the EMEA region, notably in France. Adding to existing provincial offices based in Lyon, Toulouse and Bordeaux, the Marseille office will enable Colliers International to develop its real estate advisory services for businesses and investors in these areas.
The company Tchibo Prague has introduced in Panattoni Park Cheb, during the Topping out Ceremony, the 1st part of the distribution centre, which will serve online customers from CEE region and South part of Germany.
Moscow, July 27, 2016 – Colliers International has analysed the impact of the mass recall of bank licenses by Bank of Russia in the street retail sector. Because of the regulation, 517 bank branches have closed in Moscow, which is 17% of the total amount of bank branches within the Moscow street retail market. Given that the average bank branch size is 150-200 sq m, this means 70,000-100,000 sq m of vacated space.
London, 18 July 2016 – To support its growth in France and Europe, Colliers International has recruited Pierre Rivière as its Head of Corporate Solutions & Cross Border Business, France. He will be responsible for supporting clients in the management and optimisation of their international real estate portfolio.
London, 13 July 2016 – Global property advisors, Colliers International has announced the appointment of Peter Leyburn as EMEA Director of Client Services. Peter will be based in London with responsibility for Colliers EMEA Client Programme, running the run EMEA Offices Business team and acting as the senior client contact working across all the office agency and tenant rep teams across the region.
London, 24 June 2016 – Colliers International respond to the news that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, with 52% to 48% in favour of leaving the EU.
EMEA, June 22 2016 – Nearly two thirds of all customer feedback on hotels across Europe was positive in 2015, according to a joint report by Revinate and Colliers International. Furthermore, the higher the star classification of the hotel, the more positive the review is likely to be (the number of positive reviews on five star hotels was 80%, compared to 70% on four star properties). Revinate/Colliers research is based on the analysis of 4.7 million reviews on more than 4,600 hotels across Europe.
Paris, June 2016 – Paris Grand Chess Tour is the new French leg of the prestigious 2016 Grand Chess Tour circuit. Ten of the world’s very best chess players will be competing over four days for a total prize pool of $150,000. The tournament will run from the 9th until the 12th June 2016 at La Maison de la Chimie in Paris, France.
London, 11 May 2016 – Colliers International, the global real estate advisor, has been appointed to provide lease administration, transaction management, and strategic consulting services to engineering firm, Ramboll Group.
Amsterdam, London, 19 April 2016 – Global real estate advisers, Colliers International has announced the promotion of occupier specialist JanJaap Boogaard to Head of EMEA Workplace Solutions.
Brussels, April 15, 2016 – Colliers International’s Asset Management team in Belgium has advised Banco Santander on the sale of the Astro Tower in Brussels to a Korean fund represented by German Fund Manager Patrizia.
Warsaw, 13 April 2016 - The CEE Industrial and Logistics Agency of Colliers International was named Agency of the Year (Agent of the Year 2016 - Industrial Agency) in the prestigious industry CEE Quality Awards for the fifth time in a row.
EGYPT, CAIRO; 4 April 2016 - Global real estate firm, Colliers International, today announced the opening of its Egypt office. Located in Cairo, the office will provide real estate advisory services to real estate developers, users, owners and investors across the country. The establishment of a new corporate office in response to the long-term growth potential in North Africa’s largest economy builds on the firm’s work in Egypt over the last decade.
EMEA, March 21, 2016 - According to Colliers International’s white paper “A view from the Top 2016: is there life in the property bull market?”, disruptive forces influencing consumer behaviour are being embraced, and driven, not only by technology behemoths but also financial and professional services companies wanting to attract young talent. ‘Doing more with less’ is becoming an increasing trend, where technology innovations, coupled with a stronger desire for open collaboration, is rendering the current office-based workspace obsolete. More emphasis is being placed on connecting to anywhere, from anywhere, at any time. This is having a knock-on effect on the occupation and use of commercial properties, significantly influencing real estate investor strategies and allocations.
MIPIM, March, 15, 2016 – In a report released today, global real estate advisor Colliers International explains why, despite ongoing political, economic and financial headwinds, the commercial property bull market rumbles on in search of a second peak.
London, 02 March 2016 – Alex Hill, the respected Corporate Solutions expert will join Colliers International’s EMEA Corporate Solutions team as a Director. After 21 years in APAC, Alex has relocated back to London from Singapore where he worked with JLL and CBRE advising clients such as BT, Shell, HSBC, American Express and Nokia Siemens.
Amsterdam, London, Berlin, 26 February 2016 – Eleven intrepid IHIF delegates, including Colliers International’s Head of EMEA Hotels Dirk Bakker and IHIF Chairman Jonathan Worsley, are getting ready to set off from Amsterdam on 1 March 2016, on a 500-mile charity cycle challenge; overcoming harsh weather, potentially treacherous road conditions and fatigue to complete their route in five days ending in Berlin. The cyclists have set a fundraising target of £20,000, which will be divided equally between two charities, Future Talent and the Anne Frank Trust.
Toronto, London, 16 February 2016 – Addition of WPM Groep NV further strengthens existing property and asset management platform and enhances operations in the EMEA.
Munich / Dusseldorf, 13 January, 2016 – Colliers International has announced that Susanne Kiese (43) is set to join the global real estate company as its new Head of Research in Germany on 1 February.
London, 14 January 2016 – As global companies continue to grow their operations and outsource their corporate real estate functions, Colliers International is expanding its corporate solutions expertise with three new appointments. The new hires to the EMEA Corporate Solutions team include: Anna Warlow, Senior Portfolio Manager based in London; Carole Ouden, Senior Consultant based in Amsterdam; and Katerina Erbenova an Associate based in Prague.
London, 7 January, 2016 – Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI, TSX:CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the acquisition of Hatton Real Estate, one of London’s leading commercial property specialists, with 11 professionals. Concentrated in the “City Fringe” area of Central London, the new addition further strengthens the investment and office agency practice of Colliers International. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
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