News 2014

  • Global Retail Highlights Report 2014

    We look at 125 key shopping districts in 50 countries, offering insights into current performance and trends for the near future.

  • Take Five - closes its doors!

    After many decades Vienna’s famous nightlife club – Take Five – closes its doors forever. The flavor and aromas of Prosciutto, Prosecco and Co will fill the atmosphere of the premises in the future.

  • 2015 Global Investor Sentiment

    Our 2015 Global Investor Sentiment Report shows international property investors anticipate an increase in investment volumes across markets over the next 12 months, despite a mixed bag of economic performance worldwide.

  • EMEA Retail Snapshot for Q3-2014

    Oslo is leading the charge for rental growth across EMEA in 2014, after increasing demand has resulted in a 13.6 per cent uplift in its prime high street rental growth between Q1 and Q3 2014, and a cumulative annual change of 25 per cent, compared to the same period last year.

  • FirstService establishes new Colliers International Operation in France

    FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV) announced today that its subsidiary, Colliers International has acquired a controlling interest in AOS Group, one of Europe’s leading real estate and workplace consulting firms.

  • Capital Flows Quarterly Report 3

    18 Per Cent Rise in Cross Border Investment Boosts Property Sector. Cross border investment accounted for 46 per cent of Q3 total investment. Colliers’ Capital Flows Quarterly reveals Asian investment rising and moving up risk curve

  • Marketreport 2014

    Vienna is definitely a stable real estate market with rising rents in the high-end sector. The office and housing market registers a moderate rise in rents, whereas a clear reduction in industrial properties is to be seen. The on-going demand of investors for all kinds of real estate properties leads to continuously rising prices and tolerant yields due to not concurringly developed rents.

  • Industrialsnapshot H1 2014

    Europe’s industrial hubs reported growth across the second quarter of 2014, as high demand combined with scarce supply pushed up prime logistics rents.

  • Capital Flows Quarterly Report 2

    Cross border investment in Europe rose by nearly a third (32 per cent) year on year in the first half of 2014 to top €44 billion, representing approximately 57 per cent of total European investment turnover. Approximately 53 per cent of cross border capital came from outside of Europe.

  • Officesnapshot H1 2014

    Europe's leasing market reported positive grwoth across 17 major office markets in the first half of 2014.

  • Colliers acquires H2SO leading property specialists in London

    FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV) announced today that its subsidiary, Colliers International (“Colliers”) has acquired H2SO, one of London’s leading independent commercial property specialists.

  • FAGG - How it affects all private property searchers!

    Since June 13th, 2014 all private property seekers are confronted with new guidelines - “Fernabsatz- und Auswärtsgeschäfte-Gesetz (FAGG)” (Right of withdrawal in distance selling). Read here how it affects you?

  • FIFA World Cup 2014

    On 12 June 2014 the 20th FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil. The eyes of the world have been on the host country. The report evaluates the returns and impacts of previous World Cup events on host nations, and considers the long-term gains for Brazil.

  • Capital Flows Quarterly Report

    Primarily due to lack of available product, commercial property investment volumes in Q1 2014 were 24 percent lower than Q1 2013 (€29 billion vs €38 billion), according to the latest research from Colliers International.

  • Retail Snapshot

    Global property company, Colliers International’s latest report on the most sought-after retail locations in Europe has revealed that Old Bond Street in London has remained the most expensive shopping street in Europe. With prime rents now reaching £838 per sq ft per year (€908 sq m/month) and where demand for flagship space continues to exceed supply; London’s Old Bond Street boasts significantly higher rents than any other European High Street, according to Colliers Retail Snapshot.

  • Media & Technology IQ Report

    Berlin and Dublin are hot on the heels of London for the title of Europe’s ‘Silicon Valley’, according to ‘Media & Technology iQ’ a new report launched today by Colliers International, global real estate advisors. With their constantly growing tech and start up scenes, both cities have emerged as strong contenders, if no immediate measures to preserve UK capital’s dominant position are taken.

  • Office Snapshot

    The second half of 2013 saw prime rents surge in London’s West End (9%) and the City of London (4.3%), Amsterdam’s central business district (7.7%) and three major cities in Germany – Frankfurt (2.7%) Hamburg (2.1%) and Berlin (1.9%). By contrast, prime values fell in H2 2013 in Bucharest (5.6%), Warsaw (4%) and Geneva (3.4%), according to research from global property advisers, Colliers International.

  • Industrial Snapshot

    Prime industrial rents in London grew by more than 20 per cent in 2013, the largest increase in Europe, according to the latest research from global property advisers Colliers International.

  • 2014 Global Predictions

    According to Colliers International, the global economy will grow slowly in 2014, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth remaining below five percent in most countries. This and other global insights are included in a report, 25 Predictions for 2014, which also forecasts expansion in second-tier markets as global investors look for new opportunities.

  • 2014 Global Investor Sentiment

    In EMEA, investors are finding opportunities especially in secondary markets with assets in need of capital expenditure and repositioning, despite recent political turmoil and economic uncertainty, according to a just released report from Colliers International.

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