BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management (BNP Paribas REIM) manages more than €30.1B* of European commercial real estate. This makes us one of the market’s most significant players1. Our expertise spans the entire life cycle of a commercial property investment.
For more than half a century BNP Paribas REIM has provided opportunities to invest in unlisted real estate in Europe. To date, approximately 220 international institutional investors and some 140,000 private individuals have entrusted us to invest on their behalf. We completed €5B of transactions in 2019.
We are European in our investment focus and governance, with a presence in seven countries: France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Belgium and Luxembourg. This gives us a deep knowledge of Europe’s diverse markets and the expertise to manage real estate investments of varying scale and complexity.
Our European Focus Comes with a Local Footprint and Expertise
BNP Paribas REIM’s investment strategies aim to enhance income and create value through active asset management. We invest across all real estate sectors in Europe and have a strong track record of meeting clients’ needs with products that reflect the structures and challenges of today’s markets, including in-depth knowledge of local legal frameworks. As a responsible investment manager, we are constantly looking to raise the sustainability performance of the assets that we manage.
With more than 350 professionals covering the full range of real estate services, we are able to devise and implement a wide variety of strategies and solutions. Our expertise spans every element of the investment process, including development, asset management, structuring, risk management, and proprietary research.
BNP Paribas REIM’s local asset management teams are responsible for more than 1,600 buildings in 17 countries. Our footprint in Europe has the advantage of giving us a head start in identifying local market trends, which can shape the assets that we manage and allow us to identify new investment opportunities.
Our Global Perspective Enhances How We Approach Real Estate Investing
BNP Paribas REIM benefits from being part of BNP Paribas Real Estate, an international property services company with a presence in 32 countries. BNP Paribas Real Estate is wholly owned by the BNP Paribas Group, Europe’s second-largest bank2, which is represented in 71 countries3. We, BNP Paribas REIM, leverage on these links as they give us access to a deep pool of expertise in finance and broader real estate know-how.
BNP Paribas REIM acts independently at all times to protect the best interests of its clients. We are nimble in making investment decisions, and our best execution practices give us the flexibility to draw both on BNP Paribas’ own services and on those available in the wider market. BNP Paribas’ commitment to corporate and social responsibility (CSR) sets the framework for our governance, how we approach real estate investing and how we manage our operations.
* As of 31st December 2019
1 According to the annual ANREV/INREV/NCREIF Fund Manager Survey, our assets under management rank us among the largest investment managers in the European real estate market.
2 As ranked by S&P 500 Global Market Intelligence; as of 31 December 2017.