Socimi Vivenio Invests More than €30M in 3 New Operations

11 June 2018 – Europa Press

Vivenio, the Socimi created by Renta Corporación and the Dutch pension fund APG, has closed the purchase of three residential complexes, involving a combined investment of more than €31 million, according to the company.

The properties are located in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, thus expanding its geographic diversification, since until now the Socimi had closed operations exclusively in the Spanish capital.

The complex that Vivenio has purchased in the capital is located in Móstoles, 20km to the southeast of Madrid, in a residential and well-connected area, which also enjoys abundant industry. The building, constructed in 2011, contains 102 rental homes with parking and storage rooms, and has an occupancy rate of almost 100%.

In terms of the first operation in Barcelona, the asset comprises three residential buildings located in Teià, to the northeast of the Catalan capital. The complex has 42 homes with two parking spaces and one storeroom each, and excellent common areas with garden areas and three swimming pools.

The third purchase made by Vivenio is located in Valencia, in a building located in the Torrefiel district, to the north of the city. The property comprises 68 homes, 110 parking spaces, 25 storerooms and two commercial premises, and is located in a well-connected area with a great deal of commercial activity.

Original story: Europa Press 

Translation: Carmel Drake

Aedas Homes Unveils its Plans for Hacienda del Rosario (Sevilla)

8 January 2018 – ABC Sevilla

A new neighbourhood with more than 1,000 homes for families aged between 30 and 45 at affordable prices. That is the project that is now being built in Hacienda del Rosario, right opposite the Decathlon store and next to the Parsi Industrial Estate. The aim is to develop the city’s urban planning project and recover the demographic indices last seen a decade ago.

The Aedas Homes group is going to build 1,046 two-, three- and four-bedroom homes in seven 10-storey towers over a surface area of 93,000 m2, of which 73,000 m2 will comprise green space. And the Town Hall is going to build another 218 social housing properties on an adjacent plot, owned by the Urban Planning Department, which Emvisesa has already started to process. That means that by the start of 2019, Sevilla will have a new district with more than 2,000 homes, including not only these projects but also the one in Santa Bárbara.

On Monday, the mayor, Juan Espadas, visited the site where Aedas – which is also responsible for the Cisneo Alto project and the new Ramón y Cajal urbanisations – is starting work on land that it purchased in 2016 from Gabriel Rojas in the East of the city. Specifically, the plots are located between the A-92 and the shopping centre that houses the aforementioned Decathlon store. The access roads have already been built and the Town Hall has granted the relevant licences for the construction of the residential areas, which will include a park measuring seven hectares, a social club and common areas with a swimming pool and padel courts.

For Espadas, “this project is not simply a housing development, but rather the creation of a new neighbourhood in Sevilla, which means that we are at the beginning of the post-crisis and we have left behind the black hole in the construction sector”. The area of expansion is destined for “established families who want a more comfortable environment at a good price”, explains the mayor. The regional director of Aedas, Diego Chacón, highlight that these homes will cost between €120,000 and €150,000, and will be financed by Banco Santander and constructed by San José. The first tower, which will have 142 homes, will be handed over within a year. And from then, the area will come to life continuously in search of a clear objective that the major himself has admitted: “The registration of citizens (‘empadronamiento’) in the city will be activated again”.

Original story: ABC Sevilla (by Alberto García Reyes)

Translation: Carmel Drake