Our highlights

  • March

    The Chambon wins “Best refurbished building” at the  MIPIM Awards 2017

    A historic building right in the centre of Brussels, the former headquarters of the Caisse Générale d’Epargne et de Retraite (CGER) has undergone major renovation. The brainchild of IMMOBEL and the architects A2RC at Jaspers‑Eyers, this 50,000 m² restoration project includes a hotel, offices, retail units and student accommodation. It has revitalised this emblematic location long term.

  • March

    The Kons building is completed and delivered

    After completion of the renovation of the Kons building, in the centre of Luxembourg City, IMMOBEL, BPI Luxembourg and BESIX RED transfer their shares in PEF KONS INVESTMENT SA, the owner of the building, to AXA IM - Real Assets. The transaction brings new life to the area and allows ING Luxembourg to take possession of this 14,600 m² new urban complex.

  • April

    Green, sustainable and well-integrated: the Verger de Fayenbois

    The inauguration of this real green lung on the outskirts of Liege unveils a new residential neighbourhood comprising 150 housing units that meet all the current environmental standards. Situated along Line 38 of the Ravel, the Verger de Fayenbois offers a contemporary lifestyle in the midst of pleasant, well-thought out public spaces.

  • April

    INFINITY: IMMOBEL Luxembourg lays the first stone

    The construction of this pioneering urban complex officially began when the first stone was laid in the presence of Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and the Mayor of Luxembourg City, Lydie Polfer. Delivery of this magnificent 33,300 m² project, which will give a new élan to the Kirchberg plateau, is planned for late 2019/early 2020.

  • May

    Successful launch of 100 MEUR bond issue

    The Group launches a private placement of bonds due in 2022, with an annual coupon of 3 %, and raises the top of the target range in one day. This successful transaction confirms the Group’s strategy of growth and asset optimisation to the benefit of all its shareholders.

  • August

    Work starts on 5 Sapins in Wavre

    With the start of work on public amenities and access roads, an extremely well-situated new neighbourhood is emerging from the ground in the south of Wavre. The project, developed in collaboration with residents, consists of fifty residential units divided between two apartment buildings and forty one-family homes.

  • September

    A new CEO for IMMOBEL Poland

    IMMOBEL announces the appointment of Jacek Wachowicz as CEO of IMMOBEL Poland. Educated at Warsaw University, he has had an active career in Poland and the United Kingdom, as a trader and then as a manager of major real estate investments. He has been a Member of the Board of IMMOBEL for 2 years already.

  • September

    IMMOBEL main sponsor of the 9th edition of Immorun

    An annual sporting challenge reserved for real estate professionals, IMMORUN 2017 took place along the paths of Osseghem Park, at the foot of the Atomium. In collaboration with the King Baudouin Foundation, IMMOBEL sponsors this edition for the benefit of the MW Fund. It is a success. More than 1,300 participants, including 9 teams from IMMOBEL, line up for the start of the race.

  • November

    Gateway wins a Property Award

    Successfully combining performance and comfort, the new headquarters of Deloitte Belgium win renown at the European Property Awards in the category Best Office Architecture. This 35,000 m² building, developed by IMMOBEL and CODIC, enjoys a choice location at Brussels Airport, making it perfectly accessible from the airport, the station and other public transport.

  • December

    Transfer of 100 % of shares in INFINITY Working & Shopping SA

    The transaction, which will become effective after completion of construction, allows the German asset manager and investor REAL I.S. AG to acquire the company piloting the exceptional INFINITY project in Luxembourg. This transfer, for the sum of 80 MEUR, demonstrates the success of this strategic project, which includes 6,800 m² of offices and a 6,500 m² shopping centre.

  • December

    Cedet: 7,400 M² of offices leased to a polish development fund

    IMMOBEL Poland signs a pre-leasing agreement with the Polish development fund PFR for 7,400 m² of offices for a period of 7 years. Thanks to this new contract, the pre-leasing rate has reached 74 %. The top-quality renovation of this historic building is also attracting attention from other companies. They are keen to take advantage of Cedet’s strategic location, as well as the magnificent modern spaces that are tailored to meet the needs of professionals and retailers.

  • December

    International expansion: Acquisition of Nafilyan & Partners

    The Group plans the 3-phase acquisition of French real estate promoter NAFILYAN & PARTNERS, a key residential actor in Île-de-France. Aimed at fostering strong synergies, this partnership confirms IMMOBEL’s strategy of international diversification. It also strengthens the development of its portfolio in the European market.

  • December

    ING Cours Saint-Michel: IMMOBEL and Besix Red make a winning duo

    Following the sale and leaseback of the ING headquarters in Brussels (currently 60,000 m² above ground), the IMMOBEL and BESIX RED partnership succeed in convincing the Board of Directors of the banking institution with their bid to redevelop the building. The ambitious project is a huge challenge: to rethink an emblematic site, strategically situated in a green environment, offering a wealth of mobility solutions.

  • December

    The group acquires a new COO

    Adel Yahia joins IMMOBEL as Chief Operating Officer in charge of Development, Construction, Sales and Landbanking. Trained as a developer, the new COO of IMMOBEL gained his experience with major real estate groups (AG Real Estate, Matexi).