Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Sustainability

Spain Becomes the European Leader in Sustainable Offices

Spain tops the list of European countries with the most LEED and BREEAM certified buildings, boosted by the offices of the large Socimis such as Merlin, Colonial and GMP.

Colonial to Construct an Office Building Made Completely from Wood in Barcelona

Together with Wittywood, the Socimi is going to construct the first fully wooden office building in Spain, which will span 4,100 square metres and be located in the 22 @ district of Barcelona.

80% of the Buildings in Spain are Inefficient in Energy Terms

80% of the buildings in Spain are inefficient in terms of their energy use and more than half of the building stock is over 40 years old, according to Greenward Partners.

GMP Converts €525 Million of its Syndicated Financing into a Green Loan

The Socimi has formalised the conversion of €525 million linked to a syndicated loan signed in 2016 into a green loan.
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B-Exclusives

Which is the Most Dynamic Neighbourhood in Madrid Post Covid?

Tetuán has become one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in Madrid capital, thanks to its competitive prices and the emergence of new projects. However, coronavirus is weighing down on the market, especially when it comes to rental properties.

Property Developers Expect to Handover 20,500 New Homes Before 2021

In the three remaining months of the year, property developers expect to finish 20,551 homes in Spain, distributed across 1,061 developments, several of which will comprise hundreds of units.

The Aging Spanish Population: a Gold Mine for the Real Estate Sector

By 2050, 31.4% of the population in Spain will be aged over 64 years due to aging and a longer life expectancy. The supply of nursing homes for the elderly will need to double its capacity to keep pace.

The Housing Market and the Spanish Population: Where Will We Need Houses in 2035?

According to data from INE, over the next 15 years, Spain will gain 954,497 inhabitants, which will represent a population increase of 2%, with decreases in 9 autonomous regions and increases in 8 and a significant impact in terms of the foreign population in Spain.

Top News

Brainsre.news: What Happened in April 2020?

The impact of coronavirus defined the real estate market in April, although operations were actually closed in the commercial and logistics markets and new projects were announced in Madrid and Málaga.

Hotelbeds Receives a €430M Injection from 3 Funds to Head Off the Risk of Bankruptcy

Cinven, EQT and Canada Pension Plan Investment (CPPI) have decided to contribute €430 million to the Spanish company, which they acquired in 2016.

Santander Explores How to Securitise NPLs Through Deva Capital

The entity has created the company Deva Capital as a vehicle to explore the purchase of damaged assets from financial institutions around the world, according to various financial sources consulted by the newspaper Expansión. Investment banking sources stress that Santander's subsidiary in Brazil already acquires these types of assets from the banks through its real estate servicer.

The Impact of Coronavirus on the Spanish Real Estate Market, According to the Experts

Brainsre.news interviews five experts in the sector to find out what the effects of the pandemic have been, how investment will evolve, which assets are best positioned and what will happen if there is another outbreak.

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Hotelbeds Receives a €430M Injection from 3 Funds to Head Off the Risk of Bankruptcy

Cinven, EQT and Canada Pension Plan Investment (CPPI) have decided to contribute €430 million to the Spanish company, which they acquired in 2016.

Brainsre.news: What Happened in April 2020?

The impact of coronavirus defined the real estate market in April, although operations were actually closed in the commercial and logistics markets and new projects were announced in Madrid and Málaga.

Santander Explores How to Securitise NPLs Through Deva Capital

The entity has created the company Deva Capital as a vehicle to explore the purchase of damaged assets from financial institutions around the world, according to various financial sources consulted by the newspaper Expansión. Investment banking sources stress that Santander's subsidiary in Brazil already acquires these types of assets from the banks through its real estate servicer.