Circular Real Estate enters the market
A conference organized by Management Producties took place yesterday in Antwerp under the auspices of the VEB (Flemish Energy Organisation), on the subject of ‘Circular Real Estate’. Opening proceedings, Hilde Carens, project leader for energy efficiency and the circular economy at the VEB, said that the organisation aimed to be proactive, and to generate results through awareness raising, ...
Belgian office market changing shape
If there is one remarkable fact to emerge from the 2018 Belgian office market figures produced by Belsquare, it is the virtual insignificance of the Walloon market.
First of all though, a look at some of the key figures shows that where overall real estate investment in Belgium is concerned, total volume by the end of this year is ...
Belsquare races into the big league
The most recent arrival on the professional real estate consultancy scene in Belgium has made a spectacularly rapid rise into the world of the ‘big boys’. It was just five years ago that two experienced real estate professionals – David Vermeesch and Charles Lasserre – came together to form Belsquare, operating from a shared office space alongside the Abbaye ...
FUP points out the new reality
There is a great deal of talk about the changing urban landscape and new expectations of our cities. To try and put some meat on these bones, during his introduction to the last FUP (For Urban Passion) forum, the association’s president Paul Vermeylen had the following to say.
What’s happening in cities? Alongside the traditional players already present, and alongside ...
Westland set for upgrade
The Westland Shopping Centre, one of the three traditionally most successful centres in Belgium along with two others which make up this select ‘www’, Westland, Wijnegem and Woluwe), is to undergo a substantial renovation.
AG Real Estate, which is already breathing new life into another iconic centre – City 2 at the Place Rogier in Brussels – is ...
Co-working space a global phenomenon
The spectacular rise in co-working space over recent years is not about to end. This rise may be seen as a further illustration of the move away from ownership to usage, a trend which is particularly evident for example in the automotive world, where consumers (and companies) are increasingly turning to car-pooling, car-sharing and other forms of having ...
Major logistics transaction at Willebroek with COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL
Colliers International has announced that it has acted in a transaction which sees
Barsan Global Logistics running its Benelux logistics operations from Kersdonk Logistics Centre in Willebroek, owned by Goodman. The new location will serve as the Benelux distribution centre for FMCG operator Barsan.
On December 1st, the Belgian branch of the Barsan Group will thus centralise its logistics operations ...
Alibaba confirms Liège hub
Following a certain amount of optimism and then doubt, it has finally been confirmed that Liège is to house the European logistics entry point and hub of Chinese giant Alibaba co-founded by the charismatic Jack Ma. This will mean that Liège joins Hong Kong, Dubaï, Kuala Lumpur and Moscow as the hubs of Cainiao, the logistics arm of Alibaba. ...