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Osaka: One of Japan’s four largest cities. [Image: Nomadic Julien/Unsplash]

Axa IM Alts makes €156m first foray into Japanese care homes

Axa IM Alts has made its first investment in the Japanese care home market with a €156 million portfolio acquisition. The company has acquired a portfolio of 15 nursing homes located in Tokyo, Osaka and Aichi, three of Japan’s four largest cities, with significant aging and affluent populations. Axa IM Alts paid €156 million (¥21.9 … Continue reading Axa IM Alts makes €156m first foray into Japanese care homes

Senior housing & healthcare session at Expo Real

EXPO Real: Interest rate hikes halt Senior housing deals

Demographic fundamentals underpin future demand but current market conditions have brought transactions to a standstill, experts agreed at Real Asset Media’s Senior Housing & Healthcare briefing, which took place yesterday at the International Investors Lounge at EXPO Real. “Investors are not able to pay the same prices, as rising interest rates are making financing more … Continue reading EXPO Real: Interest rate hikes halt Senior housing deals

Dr. Stefan Voß, Partner, CMS

CMS overview of the auditing institutions at the senior housing and healthcare sector in Europe

As part of our governance research, CMS, the SHHA member, did a deep dive into auditing institutions in key European markets. In the UK there are four jurisdictions with different regimes in place to regulate and monitor the safety and quality of healthcare and social care/care home services. Although the overarching aims and objectives are … Continue reading CMS overview of the auditing institutions at the senior housing and healthcare sector in Europe

Interview with Raoul Thomassen, Chief Operating Officer, AEDIFICA

Meeting the demographically driven demand for healthcare real estate

Interview with Raoul Thomassen, Chief Operating Officer, AEDIFICA Aedifica has had an intensive time in terms of its development in several European markets, while at the same time it has stepped up its sustainability ambitions by developing a new CSR framework. Can you tell us about the context of the new strategy? We have structured … Continue reading Meeting the demographically driven demand for healthcare real estate

Aedifica invests €16 million in the development of 2 care properties in Finland

Aedifica tops up pipeline with Finnish healthcare projects

Belgian healthcare property specialist Aedifica is to invest €16 million in the development of two care properties in Finland. The firm’s Finnish arm, Hoivatilat, will develop a children’s day-care centre in Espoo. Espoo Ylismäenkuja will accommodate up to 42 children and has been designed and will be developed by Hoivatilat on the ground floor of … Continue reading Aedifica tops up pipeline with Finnish healthcare projects

Jan-Bastian Knod, Cushman & Wakefield

German healthcare investment volumes hit €1bn in H1: C&W

Germany’s healthcare real estate market saw investment transactions worth a total of approximately €1 billion take place in the first half of this year according to Cushman & Wakefield. The figure was down on the same period last year when assets worth €1.14 billion changed hands, but it was still the second strongest first half … Continue reading German healthcare investment volumes hit €1bn in H1: C&W

70-bed nursing home in Dettenheim, Baden- Württemberg

Dettenheim deal kicks off Kingstone’s €400m care fund

Munich-headquartered Kingstone Real Estate has acquired a 70-bed nursing home in Dettenheim, Baden- Württemberg, in an off market deal with GFS Bauträger und Immobilienvermittlungs. The asset has been bought as a seed investment for open ended healthcare fund Kingstone Living & Care I, which is targeting a volume of €400 million. Kingstone launched the open-ended … Continue reading Dettenheim deal kicks off Kingstone’s €400m care fund

senior housing in Europe

Kryalos and Euryale team up to create Italian healthcare fund

Kryalos, the Italian asset manager, has signed a deal with Euryale, the French senior living and nursing home specialist, for a €300 million healthcare fund that will target new builds, pre-constructed or refurbished assets in Italy. Italy has an acute shortage of healthcare facilities and nursing homes, yet it has one of the fastest-ageing populations … Continue reading Kryalos and Euryale team up to create Italian healthcare fund