real-estate-transactions Market News: Spanish Real Estate Intelligence

GMP Sells Huawei's HQ in Spain for €127M

The Socimi GMP, controlled by the Montoro family, has completed the sale of the office complex in Castellana Norte, located on c/Isabel Colbrand 22 in Madrid. The fund Habert Management Corporation has paid €127 million for the property, according to a report filed by the listed company with the MAB.

The asset, which has a gross leasable surface area of 44,069 m2, is occupied almost in its entirety (89%) by companies such as the technology firm Huawei and Banco Sabadell. It was designed by the architect Rafael de La-Hoz’s studio and constructed in 2002 as a turnkey project for the former Airtel (now Vodafone).

Valdebebas Sells its Commercial Land to Tomás Olivo to Build North Madrid's Largest Shopping Centre

The Valdebebas Compensation Board has signed an agreement with the Socimi ‘General de Galerías Comerciales’ to sell it the commercial land in Valdebebas, where the largest shopping centre in the north of the Spanish capital is going to be built.

Project Ágora in Valdebebas groups together three plots with a commercial surface area of 145,794 m2 and an office surface area of 36,448 m2 with the option for alternative uses, such as healthcare, education, hotel and sports facilities. The space is completed with green areas and parks spanning 24,500 m2. General de Galerías Comerciales has acquired the buildable commercial land spanning 145,794 square metres for €55 million in total, although the Valdebebas Compensation Board was hoping to receive between €80 million and €90 million for the sale of the rest of its assets. At present, the 36,448 m2 of office space that completes the so-called “commercial block” has yet to be sold.

Gestilar Buys a Plot spanning more than 4,000 m2 in Pozuelo

The property developer Gestilar has increased its portfolio with the purchase of a plot of land spanning 4,000 square metres near the Cercanías (suburban train) station in Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid). The company plans to build 50 homes on the site.

Apart from this purchase, the company also has acquired land in Pontevendra. Gestilar is in the process of launching 1,300 homes this year and has land to construct another 1,000.