Real Estate Finance

LEASED: Office in rue Notre Dame

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Property in rue Notre Dame, Luxembourg CBD A local private owner owns this period property. It nestles in rue Notre Dame in the city centre (known as the “Ville Haute” or “CBD” in Luxembourg). Within walking distance of the Place … Continue reading

To Lease or Own Commercial Real Estate?

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The commercial real estate industry has been slow to embrace social media. However, many useful articles appear online if you know where to look. One blog post recently discussed at RealCorp is “The Pros and Cons of Leasing vs Owning”, … Continue reading

Global measurement standard for Luxembourg?

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A recent article in The Real Deal about the proposed new global measurement standards for property* announced that New York City is not keen on the idea. Writer Hiten Samtani summarises the purpose of the initiative thus: The hope is … Continue reading

A healthy pulse at MIPIM 2014

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The first good news from Cannes in 2014 is that it didn’t rain! As I enjoyed the spring sun, I remembered how miserable the weather had been during the 2013 conference, adding to the general sense of despondency amongst many … Continue reading

Do You Need a Valuation?

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Since the end of World War II, the property and construction industries have matured significantly and have been considered a safe investment. This boom in interest led to a growth in demand for properties to be valued to establish market … Continue reading

West Side Village: Asset management by RealCorp

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RealCorp is proud to announce the asset management of the buildings D (Daphné), E (Eglantier) and F (Frêne) in West Side Village. The estate is conveniently located on the A6 Motorway junction 2 (Mamer Capellen), 20km from the Belgian border. The modern design offers a comfortable … Continue reading

VAT in real estate transactions

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Does VAT impact the bottom line in real estate transactions? By Erwan Loquet – BDO Luxembourg As the principle of an increase of the Luxembourg standard VAT rate from 15% to 17% is being decided, now is certainly the right … Continue reading

Median European Occupancy Cost: €9,853

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How much does an office cost at the end of 2013? For the last two years, AOS Studley, an independent real estate consulting firm, has published the results of its OIC (Occupiers Cost Index) barometer, which indicates the median occupancy … Continue reading

More on MIPIM 2012: Alex De Witte, Pylos

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: MIPIM is an international real estate event that takes place each year in Cannes. It brings together key players of the real estate world from investors and developers to architects and end-users. This year the event was held … Continue reading

Dirk Ruppert (Pramerica) reflects on MIPIM 2012

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: MIPIM 2012 took place in Cannes from 12 – 15 March, attracting over 19,400 visitors from 83 different countries. According to its organisers, the four-day event is an indicator of global market trends and represents the ideal opportunity … Continue reading