A quiet year for Ghent's office market but it remains a corporate favourite
A few years ago Ghent was the star of the Belgian office markets, and take-up by corporates rose every year from 2013 to 2017, with administrations accounting for a tiny fraction of the total (except for 2017). So what is the situation now? Firstly, in its end of year report, up and coming broker Belsquare said that clients are ...
Atenor active on Luxembourg market
There have been two transactions by Atenor on the important Luxembourg market. Firstly, the developer has announced the sale of the Buzzcity project to a company to be formed by Fidentia Belux Investments. In 2017 Atenor signed an agreement for the purchase of a plot of just under1.3 ha in the ‘Am Bann’ development area in Leudelange in order ...
High rise mixed use project for Wavre
A major new mixed use project is set to be constructed in Wavre, around 650 m from the city centre. Designed by Archi 2000 (Philippe Verdussen), ‘Etoile’ will be located on the site of the Ancienne Vinaigrerie.
Amost 95 metres high, the project currently schedules a restaurant, fitness room and a swimming pool on the ground floor, multi-purpose areas on ...
COFINIMMO to concentrate on CBD
COFINIMMO has announced a number of changes within its office portfolio. Firstly, the real estate company has signed agreements for a 99-year long-lease relating to the Serenitas and Moulin à Papier office buildings, located within the Brussels decentralised zone, to BPI Real Estate Belgium, at the latest on 30.06.2020. Acquired at the beginning of the 2000’s, the ...
Strategic purchase by citydev
One of the pieces of news to come out of the end of the year was another strategic purchase by citydev.brussels. The development agency has purchased the former postal service (bpost) sorting centre located at Anderlecht in Brussels. The site comprises 10,600 m² of offices, 25,700 m² of industrial halls and a 15,000 m² car park. The location is ...
Office sharing is not alone
We often have reason on this website to talk about the ‘New Way of Working’ and in particular the growth of shared offices. This is however, part of a much wider phenomenon which is affecting both professional and private domains.
Starting with office sharing, companies such as Regus have been offering temporary space for around thirty years – a ...
Mipim looks at the wider picture
The organisers of Mipim, Reed Midem, have announced that the central theme of the 2019 edition – the 30th edition of the world’s most important professional real estate fair – will be ‘Engaging the Future’. This means a focus on envisioning the next 30 years of the real estate industry with an emphasis on sustainability.
This special 30th ...
Major transactions from Anixton
Real estate advisor Anixton has released a communiqué indicating some of the latest transactions it is involved in.
Firstly, the newly announced (end of October) French-speaking Belgian broadcasting channel LN24, which is to concentrate on continuous news in the same vein as channels French channels BFM and LCI, mandated Anixton with finding premises for its new offices and ...