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  • Italian Real Estate is back - Italian CRE investments sharply recovered in 2013 compared to the lowest peak in 2012. It outperformed 2012 results with an yearly increase of over 80%. The massive amount of capital globally available has injected new lifeblood for real estate investments also in the peripher... more

  • Batman scandal fails to curb pensions - Almost €20 million paid out in one year in Lazio It took two months of letter and reminder writing. Two months during which Five Star MoVement (M5S) councillors seeking to obtain the full list of pensions were even told the information was confidential. But in the end, the li... more

  • Highest european quarterly investment since 2007 - Commercial property investment saw strongest quarter since 2007. Total European commercial real estate reached € 53 billion in Q4 2013, 46% on Q3 2013 and 19% on Q4 2012.  The year 2013 saw investment activity totalling € 154 billion – a ... more

  • Italy not on NY Times "52 Places to go in 2014". Who's to blame? - For some reason Italy, to many known as the greatest open air musuem on earth, is not on the priority list of the New York Times. This may say a lot. Apparently the Italians took a wrong exit somewhere. Is it the political chaos? What else is new. Could it be the, very p... more

  • Alitalia CEO 'optimistic' over possible Etihad deal - Italian carrier still on brink of collapse after State bailout Alitalia CEO Gabriele Del Torchio on Monday said he is upbeat about a possible deal with United Arab Emirates carrier Etihad Airways. "We are in the exploratory phase, but if well begun is half done, then I am ... more

  • The unequalled importance of Air transport - $6.4 trillion of goods travel by air – that’s 35% of all world trade by value. Aviation delivers. Aviation will cut carbon emissions 50% by 2050 (compared to 2005). Flying is sustainable. 57 million livelihoods are supported by air transport. Aviation generates jobs. A... more

  • Schiphol welcomed more than 52.5 million passengers in 2013 - Global network of direct destinations rises from 317 to 323 Schiphol Amsterdam Airport saw, a rise of 3 per cent compared to 2012 and a new record. Cargo saw growth from August onwards and reached more than 1.5 million tonnes, an increase of 3.5 per cent.  The number ... more

  • Signs of economic improvement - Corporate decision makers are responding to signs of economic improvement by shifting their focus away from pure cost management to future growth and expansion opportunities, says international broker CBRE in its latest research report, the European Occupier Survey. Like to r... more

  • Here's some good news... air freight rising 6% - • Air freight markets in November surged, rising 6% on a year ago, up on October growth of 4%;  • November is typically a strong month, but volumes rose strongly even after accounting for seasonal impacts;• The increase in FTKs is consistent with an improving business ... more

  • The EXPO 2015: visiting inevitable for everyone that eats... - The Milan Expo 2015 will be an extraordinary event displaying universal tradition, creativity and innovation in the food business. It will bring together many themes set out anew in light of global possibilities. Everyone on the planet should have access to healthy, safe ... more