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Sustainable Urban Regeneration

Who we are

Roka is a Paris-based real estate investment and asset management company that focuses on repositioning assets to enhance their value.

 

Through a responsible manager and investor approach, Roka's restructuring projects minimise environmental impact and rethink uses with an ambitious and sustainable architecture.

 

Roka's entrepreneurial structure allows to be agile and responsive in the decision-making process.

Roka's private shareholding also contributes to better meet the expectations of investors, whose interests are perfectly aligned.

 

The company focuses on investment opportunities in Paris and the major regional cities, giving priority to high value-added assets in dense urban environments.

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Our Strategy
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Performance

High value-added assets requiring major redevelopment

Focus on prime markets with an excellent location

  • Prime Assets meeting Investor / User expectations

  • Core product for long-term investors

Responsible Investment

Acquisition of ageing existing buildings

Designing projects to minimise the carbon impact of transformations

  • Optimising energy efficiency

  • Reducing buildings carbon emissions

Our Capabilities

Roka acts as an operational partner, leading a team of multidisciplinary professionals (notaries, lawyers, architects, project managers, town councils, etc.). Our investors benefit from a tailored real estate, financial and tax view at every stage in the life of a real estate asset:

Acquisition

Construction

Works

Asset & Property

Management

  • Defining investment strategies

  • Sourcing Opportunities

  • Financing

  • Execution of the acquisition process

  • Asset Redevelopment

  • Construction works Supervision

  • Administrative authorisations submission

  • Monitoring investment budgets

  • Structuring ad hoc vehicles

  • Optimising tax impact

  • Asset management

  • Sale of assets

Our Objective
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"Roka wants to address the imperative to reduce carbon emissions by aligning sustainability goals with investor financial strategies. Striving to take a leading role in the transformation of aging buildings into modern, eco-friendly structures, our objective involves setting a standard for sustainable real estate development."
The Team

Meet the team

Roka's team benefits from an international experience with recognized local track records and expertise in build-to-core strategies executed alongside private equity and institutional investors.

Nicolas Marin

Managing Partner

Nicolas has over 15 years' experience in the real estate sector. Between 2011 and 2022, Nicolas held senior positions at Chelsfield and Allianz Real Estate.

 

At Chelsfield, he was in charge of Asset Management and Disposals for France. He managed a French portfolio with a total value of c. €2 bn with a team of 10 professionals. Nicolas was  involved in business development, acquisitions strategies, investments committees and investors relations.


Prior to joining Chelsfield, Nicolas was an asset manager at Allianz Real Estate and AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets, working for opportunistic and value added real estate funds in France.

Nicolas holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate & Wealth Management from Kedge Business School.


Lucas Brion

Investment Analyst

After graduating from a bachelor of Mathematics at the University Paris-Dauphine and a Master's Degree from ESCP Europe with a Real Estate specialization, Lucas is an Investment Analyst at Roka.

He previously worked as an Asset Analyst at Left Bank Asset Management within a team of 25 people managing €800 m of real estate assets mainly office buildings in Paris and its region.

ESG

ESG

Roka's DNA is to improve the operational performance of assets - such as optimising energy efficiency and reducing the carbon emissions of buildings - through ambitious redevelopment projects. For this reason, we focus on acquiring aging buildings and then renovating them in a sustainable manner with the aim of achieving the best possible environmental and energy certifications.

Roka ESG policy also deals with social and governance issues, such as the health and well-being of building occupants, access and mobility concerns.

Our sustainable value creation strategy not only improves our working and commercial environment but also contributes to increasing the value of our real estate assets while reducing regulatory and reputational risks.

Commitment

Since 2023, Roka is a member of the 1 building, 1 artwork community which aims to bring art closer to buildings. This charter is part of the Ministry's policy of supporting artistic creation and promoting the visual arts to the public.

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Convinced that art is a catalyst for social cohesion and a source of purpose, we are proud to be working alongside the French Ministry of Culture by signing the “1 immeuble, 1 œuvre” charter to promote artists and their works in our projects."

 

Nicolas Marin,  Managing Partner of Roka

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Contact us

T :  +33 1 56 28 06 73

M : +33 6 58 73 45 48

72 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré

75008 Paris

France

[EXCLUSIVE] Paris 1er: Roka signs its second investment at 10 rue de Turbigo

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