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Currently in stock
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The digital boom is making retailers think long term, much to investors’ delight
Cha cha changes
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Institutional real estate investors need to embrace the new and unusual if their strategies are going to remain strong, heard attendees of MIPIM 2017
The bigger picture
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Considering ESG issues can address social issues and generate healthy returns, says Jun Sakumoto of Avanath Capital Management
Block by block
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Blockchain is the little-understood, much-studied technology of the modern investment world. And, while it may not be entirely ready to shine, plenty of players are planning their future architecture around it
One in a Milan
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Already the jewel in Italy’s fashion and design crown, Milan is a cut above in the country’s real estate sector, as experts reveal
Through the looking glass
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How will interest rate hikes and Dodd-Frank affect commercial real estate in 2017? Mitch Paskover, president of Continental Partners, takes a look ahead
Make America net-positive again
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Following the bitterly fought US presidential election, a Trump slump is a possibility, but early indications suggest that ‘net-positive’ will be the overriding sentiment
Who will house the warehouses?
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A demographic contrast is rearing its head in warehouse investment in Russia, and experts are split on where it will stay
Canada calling
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Alternative allocations are becoming mainstream for institutional investors, and Canadian companies are leading the pack, says Claire Johnson of CIBC Mellon
Anarchy in the UK
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Despite the vote to exit the EU, there is a world of potential for property investors in the UK, says Janine Lewis of InvestSure
Changing places
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S3 Blacklight’s Ihor Dusaniwsky explains how US and UK REIT ETFs did an about-turn after the UK’s referendum on its EU membership
It'll be UK in the end
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2016 is likely to be a year of two halves for the UK investment market, according to Ben Clarke, Head of UK research at Cushman & Wakefield...
Game plan for the global playing field
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Hervé Schunke, head of private equity and real estate business development at BNP Paribas Securities Services, looks at the globalisation of real estate investment.
Securities lending the REIT way
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With interest rates down, firms are examining their capital options closely. Is securities lending a viable option for REITs? REIT takes a look
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Paresh Raja
MFS
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In times of uncertainty alternative borrowing solutions are growing as investors eye up the short-term, says Paresh Raja, CEO of MFS
Craig Cordle
Ogier
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A decade has passed since its inception, and there hasn’t been a more sensible time to invest in the UK-REIT, says Craig Cordle of Ogier in Guernsey
Brendan Bradley
Global Alternatives
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A lack of liquidity is driving real estate investors to looking at innovative solutions to the problem, says Brendan Bradley of Global Alternatives
Geoff Cook
Jersey Finance
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As the UK prepares to exit the EU, Jersey is taking on a supportive role, positioning itself as a bridge between the two, says Geoff Cook of Jersey Finance
Dominic Wilson
Pi Labs
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Property technology holds great potential for the real estate investment space, but there are still challenges to overcome, says Dominic Wilson of Pi Labs
Nils Kok
GeoPhy
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Institutional investors need tools and innovations to make their data useful, says Nils Kok of GeoPhy
Rob Wilkinson
AEW Europe
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A 2016 of returning highs has set the stage for a 2017 in which AEW Europe expects to shine, as Rob Wilkinson explains
Alis Pay
Clifford Chance
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‘Beds and sheds’ are in the sights of real estate investors, says Alis Pay of Clifford Chance
Nick Judd
90 North
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Despite major uncertainty around the world, there is still demand for real estate investment in the Middle East, according to Nick Judd, founder and head of investment at 90 North
Tom Devonshire-Griffin
JLL Russia and CIS
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Following a post-crisis lull, the project to build a business district in Moscow City is well underway again. Tom Devonshire-Griffin, managing director at JLL Russia and CIS, explains how investors stand to benefit from the news
Olivier Vellay
M&G Real Estate
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Diversification is essential in the current real estate environment, and continental Europe provides this as standard. Olivier Vellay, head of investment for continental Europe at M&G Real Estate, explains
Jonathan Banks
Mount Street
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Real estate investments and technology go hand-in-hand, and this is just the beginning, according to Jonathan Banks of Mount Street
Jatin Bhurabhai
GeoPhy
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‘Proptech’ is evolving the way that businesses make decisions about property in both residential and commercial spheres, says GeoPhy’s Jatin Bhurabhai
Alan Flanagan
BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services
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All over the globe, times are changing. But if the real estate investment industry continues to keep up, it could see great success, says BNY Mellon’s Alan Flanagan
Keith Breslauer
Patron Capital
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Having been through various changes, the real estate industry is susceptible to liquidity shortage in times of shock, says Keith Breslauer of Patron Capital
Liviu Tudor, Romanian Association
of Building Owners (RABO)
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A member of the EU since 2007, Romania boasts a property market that has been on the up ever since. Liviu Tudor of the Romanian Association of Building Owners explains
Peter Verwer, CEO
Asia Pacific Real Estate Association
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Peter Verwer, CEO of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association, previews the India Real Estate Summit and reveals why the country is paving the way for modern real estate investment...
Mitch Paskover, Managing Partner
Trion Properties
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Trion Properties, a prominent player in the US West Coast market, is aiming to make its portfolio recession proof...
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The Leadenhall Building acquired for £1.15 billion
26 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
CC Land has completed the acquisition of The Leadenhall Building in London for £1.15 billion
BMO Real Estate Partners purchase two Westwood retail parks
26 May 2017 | Kent | Reporter: Theo Andrew
BMO Real Estate Partners has acquired two retail parks in Kent on behalf of its clients for £80 million from Hammerson
Blackstone leapfrogs Brookfield to top list of global real estate AUM
25 May 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Brookfield came in second, while PGIM ranked third, jumping six places on the previous year
China Life recapitalises ElmTree portfolio for $950 million
25 May 2017 | St. Louis | Reporter: Theo Andrew
In a partnership structured as a joint venture, US private equity firm ElmTree Funds will continue to manage its 48 single-tenant properties
Blackstone plans $40 billion US infrastructure fund
25 May 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Including additional debt finance, Blackstone plans to invest more than $100 billion in US infrastructure projects
Joint venture buys Seattle Facebook office
24 May 2017 | Seattle | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Commerz purchased its stake in the 32,000-square metre office building for its open-ended real estate fund hausInvest
CPPIB’s real assets investment hits $73.1 billion
23 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The pension fund ended the fiscal year with net assets of CAD 316.7 billion, a CAD 37.8 billion increase on 2016
Schroder and IED acquire Seville shopping centre
23 May 2017 | Seville | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Schroder purchased 50 percent of the asset for its European Real Estate Investment Trust (SEREIT), reflecting a net initial yield of 6.2 percent
Benson Elliot announces executive shake-up
23 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Mogull was previously managing partner, and Barrigan held the title of senior partner. The pair launched the company in 2006.
Barings kick starts global brand Initiative
23 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The central theme, ‘Adaptability - the new look of partnership’, is intended to highlight the opportunities Barings offers across liquid and illiquid assets globally
M&G bags Berlin office asset for €94.1 million
22 May 2017 | Berlin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Located in Berlin’s Wilmersdorf district and recently refurbished, the property’s tenants include the Institute for Federal Real Estate and Paypal
New York leads way in global construction price rise
22 May 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The survey, which compiles data from Turner & Townsend in 43 global markets, also found that construction costs are set to increase on average by 3.5 percent in 2017
The portfolio consists of 198 units across one property in Prospect Heights, seven in Crown Heights, two in Williamsburg and seven in Bedford-Stuyvesant
LaSalle hires Chris Lawrence as portfolio manager
19 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Based in Toronto, Lawrence will be responsible for the investment strategy and transactional execution for LaSalle’s closed-end, value-add funds
The REIT will target shopping centres that are over 80 percent occupied and anchored by a leading grocery provider
Hammerson appoints COO to strengthen outlets team
19 May 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The newly created role will be responsible for overseeing its Value Retail and VIA fund
Deyaar names Yardi Voyager as property manager
18 May 2017 | Dubai | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Voyager 7S will streamline property accounting, lease and property management
Dream Global REIT lands Brussels Airport Plaza
17 May 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The acquisition was funded through the REIT’s March equity offering, when it raised $115 million, as well as proceeds from its revolving credit facility
Pension scheme ERAFP announces portfolio management mandate
17 May 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
ERAFP will invest approximately €200 million in the first three years
AXA IM Real Assets name new global head of client capital
17 May 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Charles Daulon du Laurens will lead the new client capital group, comprising of investor relations professionals across Asia, North America and Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Schroders bags two more office assets
17 May 2017 | Exeter | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Senate in Exeter and London Court in Reigate were acquired for £15.7 million and £11.5 million, respectively, reflecting a total net initial yield of 7.1 percent
TH Real Estate strengthens debt team
16 May 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Theo Andrew
TH Real Estate has appointed Mike Jameson and Rick Dugoff to newly created executive roles
Aerium refinance Luxembourg office for €104 million
16 May 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Theo Andrew
It provides funding diversification for Aerium and potential for future financing with Nomura, as Aerium continues to target the Benelux region, according to a statement
CPPIB and IndoSpace launch Indian logistics joint venture
16 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has committed approximately $500 million and will own a significant majority stake in the joint venture
$40.7 million loan secured for Nashville hotel development
16 May 2017 | Nashville | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Financing for the 201-room hotel was secured with a loan from Citizens Bank for the joint venture between Hyatt and Atlanta-based Songy Highroads
J.P. Morgan purchases Dublin office development
15 May 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Capable of accommodating 1,000 staff, it will give the US investment bank flexibility across the EU as the UK prepares to leave
BNY Mellon eyes real estate push, names two CEOs
15 May 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Frank La Salla has been promoted to CEO of its corporate trust business. Chandish Iyer will take over as CEO of alternative investment services and structured products
M7 purchase 15 Dutch assets for €55 million
15 May 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The acquisitions were made on behalf of M7’s European Real Estate Investment Partners IV fund
Northland acquire multi-housing community for $52.9 million
12 May 2017 | Florida | Reporter: Theo Andrew
HFF brokered the sale of the 311-unit, multi-housing community, located at 23700 Viento Drive
Investors cautious over emerging fund managers
12 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
First or second-time fund managers closed 72 funds last year raising $11 billion, down from the 100 closed in 2015, which raised $16 billion
Dennis Lopez appointed CEO of QuadReal Property Group
12 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Lopez was a key player in turning the firm from a Europe-focused real estate manager to a global leader in real estate
HFF brings in Andrew Briner
11 May 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Briner has closed more than $24 billion in dispositions and recapitalisations nationally
AEW UK long lease IPO targets £150 million
11 May | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The portfolio will focus on acquiring assets with weighted average unexpired lease terms of 18 years and inflation linkage on at least 85 percent of the portfolio’s gross passing rent
Investec fund Savills IM and Epsilon joint venture
10 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The funding will help the joint venture develop a residential scheme of 31 apartments and four townhouse units in London
Tricon completes Silver Bay deal
10 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The transaction values Silver Bay, a single-family property specialist based in Maryland, at an enterprise value of approximately $1.4 billion
INPP raises £330 million
10 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
International Public Partnerships has raised £330 million on the London Stock Exchange
M7 Central European fund adds two more Budapest assets
9 May 2017 | Budapest | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The purchases were made on behalf of the M7 Central European Real Estate Fund I, its first Central European fund for third-party investors, which has now closed at €84 million of assets
CBRE GIP sells Reading Retail Park
9 May 2017 | Reading | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The property comprises eight retail warehouse units spanning 118,255 square feet, including 430 car parking spaces, and is located to the west of the town
High Street Realty fund raises $350 million
8 May 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The fund reached its hard cap and will look to acquire approximately $700 million of industrial assets
CBRE GIP bag Italian retail portfolio
8 May 2017 | Bologna | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The portfolio features nine properties in historic city centres including Bologna, Pisa and Vicenza, and was sourced by TRIUVA
Sovereign wealth funds increase real estate allocation
8 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Real estate remains the third most popular asset class for sovereign funds, behind public equities and fixed income, which have both seen the number of funds investing decrease in the past two years
Pension funds given three-year exemption to EMIR central clearing
5 May 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Pension funds have been handed a three-year exemption from central clearing of over-the-counter derivatives under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation
Rockspring Iberia promotes John Thompson to managing director
5 May 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Thompson joined the firm in 2006 and has assumed more managerial responsibility since James Preston became part-time in 2013
CPPIB and Oxford Properties acquire Toronto harbour building
5 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Oxford Properties Group have each acquired a 50 percent stake in the Toronto harbour property for $96 million
Passco snaps up multifamily asset for $53.5 million
4 May 2017 | Florida | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The 260-unit asset is located in the submarket of Estero in the Fort Myers and Cape Coral area, approximately five miles from the Southwest Florida International Airport
AXA IM Real Assets boosts infrastructure equity team
4 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Woodard will be responsible for leading investment execution into the OECD infrastructure equity market in Western Europe at AXA IM Real Assets
PERA New Mexico search for real asset specialist
4 May 2017 | Albuquerque | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The pension fund is seeking advice on a diversified portfolio of liquid securities backed by, or related to, tangible assets
Strong Q1 reported for Colliers International
4 May 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The real estate company’s revenue increased 12 percent year over year, up from $376.1 million
Henderson Park appoints two more associates
3 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Henderson Park has recruited Dr Giovanni Tira and Corey Trinetti to strengthen its services and asset management team
Pennsylvania pension fund allocates $100 million
3 May 2017 | Pennsylvania | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The investment is the first time the pension fund has used the real estate manager. It has committed the sum to the Oak Street Real Estate Capital Fund IV
The result is a 33 percent increase on this time last year and extends Germany’s lead over the UK as the premier European destination for real estate investors
AXA IM adds to logistics portfolio for €1 billion
2 May 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The portfolio was bought from Gramercy Property Europe . It sits across 1.2 million square metres, of which logistics makes up 86.5 percent with the remaining 13.5 percent consists of retail, car dealership and office assets
Barings Real Estate appoints Marco Corti in Italy expansion
28 April 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Theo Andrew
In his new role, Corti will be responsible for increasing investment and asset management in the country
COIMA board appoints independent directors
28 April 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The appointments mean seven out of nine board members are now independent
Heimstaden expands Copenhagen portfolio for €118 million
27 April 2017 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Haimstaden currently has a number of projects underway in Copenhagen, including the Bjerglandsbyen development
New director of self-storage at W.P. Carey
27 April 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Boulter joins from Wasatch Storage Partners, where he was vice president of business development
PGIM debt fund raises over £1 billion
27 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The fund raised more than 80 percent of the capital in the nine months following the UK’s vote to leave the EU in June
WELPUT fund sell £135 million London office
26 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The deal, made on behalf of Schroder’s West End of London Property Unit Trust (WELPUT) fund, reflects a net initial yield of 3.96 percent
Clifford Chance promotes Matt Taylor to real estate partner
26 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Taylor has been in the real estate arm of Clifford Chance for the past 10 years, joining the law firm in 2005 as a trainee solicitor
European political uncertainty leading to increased Nordic investment
26 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The research found that 94 percent of European investors plan to either maintain or increase their allocation to the Nordic countries in 2017
EU referendum holds lessons for real estate funds, says AREF
25 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
AREF’s survey, conducted by John Forbes Consulting, found that more accurate measures should be put in place when determining property values in times of uncertainty
Legal & General buys London industrial complex
25 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The complex, 250,910 square feet arranged over 9.26 acres, consists of a modern distribution warehouse, office building and two additional warehouses
Peter Cirenza named head of London operations at Tikehau Capital
24 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The creation of this new role is intended to broaden Tikehau Capital’s global leadership team
Kennedy Wilson Holdings to merge with European arm
24 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
KW, the California based real estate company, will take full control of the merged group, expected to have a market capitalisation of approximately $4 billion
Finnish shopping centre taken on by Barings
24 April 2017 | Espoo, Finland | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Constructed in 2008, the shopping centre has a heated garage with 300 spaces and sits 25 minutes from Helsinki by train
90 North exits Siemens UK gas turbine HQ
21 April 2017 | Lincoln, UK | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Real estate investment firm 90 North has sold Feilden House in Lincoln to Siemens PLC, a global engineering and technology services company
French election to affect investor strategies
21 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Research conducted by Intertrust also found that 48 percent said the outcome of the German Federal Election in September would have the same effect
Invesco acquires 50 percent of London shopping centre
21 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Invesco has been working to increase its allocation in shopping centres and this asset is forecast to provide a solid net operating income
Investec finances Ballymore industrial sites
20 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Ballymore Group is seeking to secure residential planning consent at the sites
BNP Paribas promotes Rouse in Ireland
20 April 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Rouse (pictured right) moves from his current position as head of investment and finance at the company, a role he has held since joining in 2014
Western National Group appoints Dan Reynolds executive managing director
20 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Theo Andrew
He joins the Western National Group after spending nearly three years as head of client capital at Blue Vista Capital Management
PGIM chooses BNY Mellon for fund admin
20 April 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
PGIM Real Estate has selected BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services to provide fund administration for its US real estate funds
UK property prices on the up
20 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
On average, prices are expected to rise by 2.2 percent to £210,400 in 2017, with all areas of the country experiencing positive growth, apart from the North East
BNP Paribas wins European retail portfolio
19 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The retail parks and shopping centres will increases BNP Paribas Real Estate’s managed portfolio by 540,000 square metres
Gijs Molenaar named head of asset management for Henderson Park
19 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Gijs Molenaar will be responsible for advising deal teams and working closely with local operating partners to create value for clients
SEB ImmoInvest will be handing over its remaining assets to the custodian bank, CACEIS, on 30 April. CACEIS will be responsible their sale
M&G Real Estate buys Marriott hotel lease
18 April 2017 | Edinburgh | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The 240 bedroom Marriott Courtyard hotel, located at Baxter’s Place, opened in 2016 after being developed by Chris Stewart Group
Deka acquires £485 million London office
18 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Developed by Hines in partnership with Network Rail and London Underground, the building offers 418,198 square feet of office space, costing approximately £360 million to develop
NREP forms €1.1 billion Nordic logistics fund
18 April 2017 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Located across prime nordic logistics hubs, the fund will take a long-term approach to the Nordic logistics market, growing the portfolio over time, according to NREP
Ford to step down in Capital & Regional re-shuffle
13 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Currently executive director, Ford will continue to work full-time on a number of key development initiatives until 31 December 2017
Dublin Corporate Centre, California, acquired by Hines
12 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The property sits close to public transport, making the San Francisco and Silicon Valley economic hubs easily accessible
Joint venture invests £116 million on PRS portfolio
12 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The announcement of the joint venture comes after the February release of a housing white paper from the UK government, encouraging institutional investment into the PRS
AEW UK bags Essex industrial unit
12 April 2017 | Essex | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Fully let to four tenants, it has a weighted average unexpired lease term of under four years to lease breaks and six years to expiry
DCAM and Blackstone join forces on logistics partnership
11 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Delin Capital Asset Management has partnered with Blackstone’s Core+ business on acquiring logistics assets in Germany, the Benelux region and the UK
India real estate deals hit $3.42 billion
11 April | Mumbai | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Venture Intelligence’s latest report on Indian private equity investments in real estate identified a 66.4 percent increase in value over the previous quarter’s $2.05 billion from 24 transactions
Natalie Savier Lacour joins AXA IM
11 April 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
AXA Investment Management - Real Assets has appointed Natalie Savier Lacour as senior development manager for France, effective immediately
NAMI - AEW Europe acquires Brussels Louise Centre
10 April 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The 16,146-square metre office building, acquired from AXA IM, has over 30 tenants including The United Nations
London’s Warwick Building sells for £56.6 million
10 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Located within Kensington Village, next to Battersea Park, the Victorian warehouse comprises five storeys with planning permission to develop two more
Madrid logistics park acquired for €35 million
7 April 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Theo Andrew
According to Barings, the company is hoping to capitalise on a heavily under-supplied area, with GDP growth and rising employment rates, plus a trend of increasing internet sales
Joint venture snaps up San Leandro apartments for $36.6 million
7 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Katherine Brown
The joint venture purchased the 146-unit residential property, located at at 77-85 Estabrook Street in East Bay, from the John Sullins family
Redefine International pounces on German Leopard portfolio
7 April 2017 | Berlin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The company’s stake in the 66-strong retail portfolio will rise from 50 percent to 94 percent, leaving its partner Redefine Global with the remaining 6 percent
Thor Equities snags €15m Paris retail space
7 April 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The property offers 267 square metres of retail space on the corner of Rue Bernard Palissy in the left bank of Paris
Raintree Partners responds to portfolio growth with two new senior hires
6 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Annette Thurman will be responsible for overseeing Raintree’s capital improvement programme
Investec puts up £47.7 million for London student development
6 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The senior debt loan to Curlew Student Trust will help develop a 527-bed Grade-A purpose built student accommodation building
CEO switch-up at Mack-Cali
6 April 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Theo Andrew
DeMarco joined Mack-Cali as president and COO in 2015. Prior to joining the company, he was chief investment officer at Cantor Commercial Real Estate
Real estate fundraising slows in Q1
5 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Competition from funds has also increased since the beginning of 2017, with 21 more fund raising vehicles in the market, bringing the total to 554
PGIM finances £50m for London office
5 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The 103,555-square foot office property is thought to be worth in excess of £100 million
M7 closes first Central European fund at €60 million
4 April 2017 | Budapest | Reporter: Theo Andrew
M7 has also agreed a €68.5 million senior debt facility with Starwood European Real Estate Finance, on behalf of M7 CEREF I
Capstone AM tries Berlin HQ on for size
4 April 2017 | Berlin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The South Korean asset manager bought the development, to be completed in Q3 2018, from UBM Development
West End investment hits £1.93 bn in record Q1
4 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Investors from Asia were the driving force behind the record numbers, which were inflated by several large deals
Leverkusen shopping centre acquired by Union Investment
4 April 2017 | Leverkusen | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The complex forms part of the Melody portfolio, which Union Investment signed a purchase agreement for in December 2016
Imperial Treasure secures letting of 8-10 Waterloo Place
3 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Located in the St James area of London, the restaurant will occupy the 8,500-square foot space comprised of a mezzanine, ground and basement floors
Joint venture snap up Amazon’s largest UK warehouse
3 April 2017 | Dunfermline | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The acquisition was led by Rasmala and was financed through a combination of equity and debt, with the latter covering 60 percent of the £61 million purchase price
Madrid logistics property acquired for €21.5 million
31 March 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Theo Andrew
TH Real Estate has acquired a logistics centre in Madrid on behalf of its European Logistics Fund, for €21.5 million
George Smith Partners regains Davies
31 March 2017 | Los Angles | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Malcolm Davies will return to his post as principal at George Smith Partners after an eight-month stint at HFF
Spring REIT blossoms in UK acquisitions
30 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Spring Real Estate Investment Trust has agreed to acquire 84 commercial properties from Hawkeye Oval Holdco III Limited and Hawkeye Oval II LLP in the UK, for £73.5 million
CBRE sell Eastern European portfolio
30 March 2017 | Prague | Reporter: Theo Andrew
CBRE Global Investors has sold a portfolio of 11 assets, mainly shopping centres, across Eastern Europe, for €650 million
UK finally triggers Brexit
29 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The UK has officially pulled the trigger on Article 50 and commenced the two-year negotiation process that will end in its exit from the EU
Coca Cola Berlin HQ sold to Rockspring
29 March 2017 | Berlin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Rockspring has acquired Coca Cola’s headquarters in Berlin for €59 million, on behalf of its PanEuropean PropertyLimited Partnership fund
Segro raises £573 million in share placing
28 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Segro has successfully placed 166 million shares, raising gross proceeds of £573 million to finance its purchase of the Airport Property Partnership
Rockspring sells part of Spanish portfolio
28 March 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Rockspring has sold part of a Spanish retail portfolio to Group Lar for €110.7 million, on behalf of a separate account mandate
LaSalle sells Nike store in Glasgow
27 March 2017 | Glasgow | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Redevco has acquired a high street retail asset in the Nike flagship store on Buchanan Street in Glasgow, for £29 million in an off-market deal
L&G invests in Bath buy-to-rent scheme
27 March 2017 | Bath | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Legal & General has acquired a city centre development in Bath for £47.5 million, and plans to develop 171 build-to-rent homes
Deutsche Bank plans new HQ in London
27 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Deutsche Bank has signalled its commitment to staying in the UK post-Brexit by entering into negotiations over a new headquarters in London
Gothenburg office scored for SEK 1.26bn
27 March 2017 | Gothenburg | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Atrium Ljungberg has acquired an office building in Gothenburg, Sweden, for SEK 1.26 billion
New York property acquired for $19.3 million
24 March 2017 | New York | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Avanath Capital Management has acquired a residential asset at Grand Pointe Park in Poughkeepsie, New York, for $19.3 million
Logistics park coming to Barcelona
24 March 2017 | Barcelona | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Pavasal and Invesco Investment Management are developing a 49,500-square metre logistics park in Barcelona
Utrecht industrial unit acquired for €3.35m
24 March 2017 | Utrecht | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Henley360 has acquired a light industrial and office property in an off-market deal in Utrecht, the Netherlands, for €3.35 million
London gym acquired for £12.95 million
24 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Orchard Street Investment Management has acquired the freehold of a gym in Wandsworth, London, for £12.95 million
Bruer named Tritax's head of research
24 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Tritax Big Box REIT has appointed Sally Bruer as head of research, responsible for delivering investment market insight and analysis into the UK warehouse space
LondonMetric raises £95.5 million in share placing
23 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
LondonMetric has successfully placed 62.8 million shares at 152 pence per share, a valuation that will raise gross proceeds of £95.5 million for its last-mile distribution portfolio
M&G and Durkan partner in £71.4 million London homes development
23 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
M&G Real Estate and property developer Durkan have joined forces on a £71.4 million deal to finance and build 206 private rental homes in Ilford, London
Fess Wofse named as new CFO of Thor Equities
22 March 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Thor Equities has appointed Fess Wofse as CFO, giving him responsibility for the global financial operations of the company
Investors have $1.7 trillion to spend in 2017
22 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Global investors will have $1.7 trillion of potential capital to deploy this year, according to CBRE
Rising real estate prices pose warning sign
22 March 2017 | Bali | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Regulators should consider using tools beyond raising interest rates to cool real estate prices, in order to protect against future economic downturns, a US Federal Reserve official has warned
McKay Securities adds Tom Elliot to board
21 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Tom Elliot has been promoted to the board at McKay Securities, effective 1 April, as the REIT carries out a number of changes to its non-executive leadership
MPF provides £12m in finance for Canary Wharf site
21 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Merseyside Pension Fund and LendInvest have organised £12 million in financing against a development site in Canary Wharf
Hansteen set to sell German and Dutch portfolios for €1.28 billion
20 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Blackstone Group and M7 Real Estate are set to acquire the Hansteen Holdings German and Dutch portfolios for €1.28 billion
€35 million invested into French retail portfolio
20 March 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Senior European Loan Fund II has invested €35 million in the Ambassadeurs portfolio, acquiring 11 retail assets in France.
Two Leeds warehouses sold for £12 million
20 March 2017 | Leeds | Reporter: Theo Andrew
LondonMetric Property has acquired two ‘last-mile’ distribution warehouses in Leeds for £12 million
New Jersey office portfolio acquired for $368 million
20 March 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation has acquired an office portfolio in Northern New Jersey for $368 million, one of the largest ever transactions in the state
San Diego offices acquired for $34.3 million
17 March 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Theo Andrew
MetroGroup Realty Finance has secured $34.3 million in financing for the acquisition of a four-building office complex in San Diego
Paris ex-nightclub sells for €115 million
17 March 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Invesco Real Estate and Thor Equities have sold 102 Champs Élysées in Paris for €115 million, following the building’s 18-month transformation from nightclub to retail property
Logistics space at mercy of technology change
17 March 2017 | Cannes | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The future of logistics real estate investment will depend on the way the industry considers and incorporates technology developments today, according to a panel at MIPIM
Retail centre in $30 million refinancing
16 March 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Commercial investment banking firm George Smith Partners has secured $30 million in refinancing for Plaza de Hacienda, a 156,000 square-foot grocery-anchored retail centre in Los Angeles
Spanish REITs must keep up with the times
16 March 2017 | Cannes | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Spanish residential real estate market is evolving and it is up to real estate investment companies to keep up, a panel has warned
US looking at long investments
16 March 2017 | Cannes | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The investment horizon across the US is looking increasingly towards the long-term, speakers suggested at MIPIM
MIPIM: India thinks smart to reap investment
15 March 2017 | Cannes | Reporter: Theo Andrew
India is inviting investors to develop millions of homes over the next five to seven years, as well as create dozens of ‘smart cities’
AEW doubles capital in city retail fund
15 March 2017 | Dusseldorf | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The AEW Europe City Retail Fund has raised more than €415 million in capital, taking its capacity above €800 million
BNP Paribas wins Belgium management mandate
15 March 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Deka Immobilien has mandated BNP Paribas Real Estate Belgium as property manager for seven assets
Brussels office acquired for €122.1 million
14 March 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Theo Andrew
CBRE Global Investors has acquired the long-term leasehold of an office in Brussels for €122.1 million, from Belgian investment real estate trust Befimmo
China real estate enjoys early growth in 2017
14 March 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
China saw almost double-digit growth in real estate investment during the first two months of 2017, as demand for residential and commercial property increased
Spanish retail park acquired for €16 million
13 March 2017 | San Sebastian | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Savills Investment Management has acquired a retail park in San Sebastian, Spain, through its retail fund, Europe II, for €16 million
Madison’s Matthias Cordier takes over in Germany
13 March 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Madison International Realty has promoted Matthias Cordier to the position of head of investment in Germany
Segro swoops for Airport Property Partnership
10 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Segro has taken full ownership of the Airport Property Partnership after acquiring the remaining 50 percent from Aviva Investors for £365 million
Phoenix business park acquired for $17.2 million
10 March 2017 | Phoenix | Reporter: Theo Andrew
BKM Capital Partners has acquired a light industrial business park in Phoenix, Arizona, for $17.2 million
Limerick retail park sells for €24.3 million
10 March 2017 | Limerick | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Green REIT has sold the Parkway Retail Park in Limerick, Ireland, for €24.3 million
Barings Real Estate achieve $15.3 billion of transactions in 2016
09 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Barings Real Estate Advisors achieved $15.3 billion worth of transactions in 2016, and expect 2017 to be equally as active
AXA IM promotes within French management and transaction team
09 March 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has carried out a number of promotions within its asset management and transactions team in France, with immediate effect
Berlin office acquired for €25 million
09 March 2017 | Berlin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Rockspring has acquired an office in Berlin on behalf of its TransEuropean Property Limited Partnership VI fund, for €25 million
German logistics portfolio acquired for €128.4 million
09 March 2017 | Dortmund | Reporter: Theo Andrew
CBRE Global Investors has acquired a cross-dock logistics portfolio in Germany from Hellmich Unternehmensgruppe, for €128.4 million
Brno shopping centre acquired for €374 million
08 March 2017 | Brno | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Deutsche EuroShop has acquired the Olympia shopping centre in Brno in the Czech Republic, from Rockspring Property Investment Partners and ECE Real Estate Partners, for €374 million
Thor Urbana makes CKD bid at Mexican Stock Exchange
08 March 2017 | Mexico City | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Thor Equities Mexican affiliate, Thor Urbana, has applied to place a Capital Development Certificate at the Mexican Stock Exchange, to raise funds for retail and leisure investment
Neil Murray named CEO of JLL Corporate Solutions EMEA
07 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
JLL has appointed Neil Murray as CEO of its corporate solutions business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
New co-CIOs at Madison International Realty
07 March 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Madison International Realty has named two new co-chief investment officers in Carey Flaherty and Derek Jacobson
George Smith Partners appoints two managing directors
07 March 2017 | Los Angles | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Commercial mortgage bank George Smith Partners has named Jonathan Lee and Shahin Yadzi as co-managing directors and principals as part of a new leadership structure
Ilford shopping centre acquired for £78 million
6 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Capital & Regional has acquired The Exchange Centre in Ilford, London, from Meyer Bergman for £78 million
London portfolio acquired for £140.5 million
06 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Henderson Park and Greystar have acquired a central London portfolio under development, from Barrett Homes for £140.5 million
Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management are set to create Britain’s largest asset manager, agreeing terms for an £11 billion merger
Edinburgh development acquired for £215 million
03 March 2017 | Edinburgh | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Moda Living and Apache Capital have acquired a development in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, for £215 million
AXA raises €8 billion of capital in 2016
03 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Axa IM Real Assets raised a record €8 billion of capital during 2016, including €800 million for its AXA CoRE Europe fund which launched last year
Changes to HB Reavis leadership team
2 March 2017 | Germany | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Marcel Sedlák and René Popík have moved up at HB Reavis as the property developer shakes up its a leadership team
Arlington Advisors and Pensions Infrastructure Platform join forces
2 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform and Arlington Advisors have formed a partnership targeting on-campus student accommodation
The Leadenhall Building to be acquired for £1.15 billion
2 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
CC Land is awaiting approval from its shareholders for the acquisition of The Leadenhall Building in London for £1.15 billion
£100 million to be invested in Landmark Manchester development
2 March 2017 | Manchester | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Barings Real Estate Advisors has acquired Landmark Manchester and plans to invest £100 million in its development
Matthias Leube named CEO of Colliers International Germany
1 March 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Colliers International Germany has appointed Mattias Leube as CEO
Madrid retail property acquired for €43 million
1 March 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Thor Equities have acquired two retail units in central Madrid for €43 million
Commitment strong but future cautious for real estate
1 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Institutional investors are less confident for the year ahead despite a strong return on their real estate portfolios throughout 2016, a survey has found
Paris office sells for €54.5 million
28 February 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
TH Real Estate has facilitated the sale of an office in Paris, on behalf of Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate (RE), for €54.5 million
TH Real Estate secures €470 million in debt financing
28 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
TH Real Estate has secured around €470 million in refinancing on behalf of its Cityhold Office Partnership portfolio.
Prologis and CBRE venture into UK logistics
27 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Prologis and CBRE Global Investment Partners have formed a joint venture, Prologis UK Logistics Venture, focusing on developing logistics real estate in the UK
West End office acquired for £98.5 million
24 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Workspace Group has acquired an office building in London’s West End, for £98.5 million
West London student accommodation sells for £31.5 million
24 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The UBS Triton Property Fund (UBS Triton) has acquired a West London student accommodation development for £31.5 million
Will Robson joins MSCI research team
23 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
MSCI, the US-based equity provider, has appointed Will Robson as global head of real estate applied research
Liad Barzilai named new CEO of Atrium
23 February 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Atrium European Real Estate has appointed Liad Barzilai as CEO, with immediate effect
TH Real Estate has acquired a 50 percent stake in the Kamppi Centre in Helsinki, Finland, for €250 million, on behalf of its European Cities Fund
Real IS hit €1.4 billion investment volume in 2016
22 February 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Real IS’s investment volume increased to more than €1.4 billion in 2016 while it raised more than €1 billion in equity for the first time
£29.24 million invested in Oxfordshire distribution site
22 February 2017 | Didcot | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Tritax Big Box Real Estate Investment Trust has invested £29.24 million in a new distribution centre in Oxfordshire
Oslo office sells for €61 million
21 February 2017 | Oslo | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Avignon Capital, in partnership with Clarksons Platou Real Estate, has sold an office building in Oslo for €61 million, achieving an 87 percent return on equity
New York office acquired for $83.1 million
21 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank has brokered the $83.1 million sale of a New York office building, acquired by Zar Property NY
LondonMetric expands warehouse portfolio
21 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
LondonMetric Property has acquired two distribution warehouses for a combined total of £16 million
Office in Paris sells for €60 million
21 February 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Theo Andrew
UBS Asset Management has completed the acquisition of an office building in Paris from Deutsche AM, on behalf of its Real Estate & Private Markets business
49% of Houston portfolio sells for half a billion
20 February 2017 | Houston | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Real estate investment trust Parkway has sold almost half of its Greenway Plaza and Phoenix Tower portfolio in Houston, Texas, for $512.1 million
Ipswich shopping centre sells for £54.7 million
20 February 2017 | Ipswich | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Capital & Regional has completed the sale of the Buttermarket Centre in Ipswich to the National Grid Pension fund for a total of £54.7 million
Hermes provides £29 million to joint venture
17 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Hermes Investment Management has provided a €29 million loan to joint venture between Thor Equities and Chenavari Investment Managers, funding their acquisition of 145-155 Wardour Street, London
Savills IM acquires €75 million assets for German fund
17 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Savills IM has acquired a retail centre in Germany and an office building in Luxembourg for a combined total of €75 million, on behalf of an unnamed German pension fund
MCA invests $18.3 million in Las Vegas
17 February 2017 | Las Vegas | Reporter: Theo Andrew
MCA Reality has acquired two properties in Las Vegas for a combined $18.3 million
Stockholm office sells for €121 million
16 February 2017 | Stockholm | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Union Investment has acquired the Uarda 7 in Stockholm, for approximately €121 million, from Swedish developer Fabege
M&G invests €205 million in Germany
16 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
M&G Real Estate has acquired a shopping centre and two office buildings in Germany, for a combined total of €205 million
Amsterdam office sells for €55 million
16 February 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The German Real I.S Group has acquired the Alpha Tower in Amsterdam on behalf of its Real I.S BGV VI alternative investment fund, for €55 million
Changes at the top of Union Investment RE
16 February 2017 | Hamburg | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Union Investment Real Estate is dividing its investment activities into two regional units, Europe and overseas, and shaking up its leadership team accordingly
Patrizia preliminary results exceed earnings forecast
15 February 2017 | Augsberg | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Patrizia, the pan-European investment manager, exceeded its profit forecast for 2016 with an expected operation income of €283 million, compared to the forecast of €265 million
Atlanta office sells for $83.4 million
15 February 2017 | Dunwoody | Reporter: Theo Andrew
KBS Capital Market Group’s KBS Strategic Opportunity Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired Crown Pointe in Dunwoody, a northern suburb of Atlanta, for $83.4 million
Lidl shops smart for warehouse space
14 February 2017 | Roosendaal | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Delin Capital Asset Management has signed a pre-let agreement for its 58,000- square metre warehouse development in Roosendaal, the Netherlands
Allianz enter Spanish office market
14 February 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Allianz Real Estate has issued a €155 million loan to La Finca Global Assets, entering the Spanish office market for the first time
Hermes strengthens real estate senior debt strategy
14 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Hermes Investment Management has provided a £10.38 million loan to Compagnie Du Parc, a private real estate investment firm, to support its Last Mile portfolio of light industrial properties in Greater London
London office sells for £292 million
14 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
TH Real Estate has sold One Kingdom Street, London, for £292 million, on behalf of the Cityhold Office Partnership
Greystar grows development team
13 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Global real estate company Greystar has appointed David Rothwell as development manager, a newly created position within the multifamily and student development team
£7 million acquisition for M7 UK fund
13 February 2017 | Hull | Reporter: Theo Andrew
M7 Real Estate has made the first acquisition on behalf of its latest UK fund, purchasing £7 million of assets in Hull and Deeside
Vincenzo Nocerino joins UBS AM in Italy
13 February 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Theo Andrew
UBS Asset Management (Italia) has appointed Vincenzo Nocerino as head of transitions, to join its real estate and private markets business
New CEO at AXA IM – Real Assets
10 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Katherine Brown
AXA Investment Managers has promoted Isabelle Scemama to be CEO of its real assets department, replacing Pierre Vaquier, who is leaving the firm...
Rockspring sells €233 million logistics portfolio
10 February 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Rockspring Property Investment Managers has sold a French logistics portfolio for €233 million, on behalf of its Rockspring TransEuropean Property Limited Partnership V LP fund
M7 opens Finnish office
09 February 2017 | Helsinki | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
M7 has expanded its European presence, opening a new office Helsinki and appointing Joona Suomela as country manager for Finland...
UK grants CACEIS UCITS approval
09 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
CACEIS’s UK branch has received regulatory approval to provide depository services to UCITS funds
Changes in the ranks at Capital & Regional
08 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
UK-focused retail real estate investment trust Capital & Regional has appointed Lawrence Hutchings as chief executive, amid a shake-up of senior leadership
New specialist institutional fund for BKM
07 February 2017 | Newport Beach, California | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
BKM Capital Partners has launched its second institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund II, targeting light industrial business parks across Western US
AEW facilitates Italian sale and leaseback
07 February 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AEW has completed the sale and leaseback of a logistics asset in Northern Italy, on behalf of the Logistis fund...
Barings develops Spanish team
06 February 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Barings has appointed Carlos de Oya as director for asset management in Spain, as part of an ongoing expansion of its European operations
PGIM RE invests $12 billion worldwide
06 February 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
PGIM Real Estate completed completed more than $12 billion in transactions worldwide in 2016
SERE secure Paris office acquisition
3 February 2017 | Paris, France | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust has purchased an office property in Saint Cloud, IIe de France, Paris for approximately €30 million...
Brexit whitepaper hints at ‘third-country’ status
02 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The UK could adopt ‘third-country’ status in financial services upon its exit from the EU, according to the long awaited Brexit whitepaper...
Barings appoints Lehtinen to support Nordic growth
02 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Barings Real Estate Advisers has named Lotta Lehtinen as associate director for asset management in Finland...
M7 opens Luxembourg office
02 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M7 Real Estate, a pan-European investor and asset manager, has expanded its platform, opening a new office in Luxembourg...
Dinsmore & Shohl hires real estate expert
02 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dinsmore & Shohl has hired corporate real estate attorney Jeffrey Mitchell as partner...
BrickVest granted EU passporting rights
01 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has granted BrickVest a full-scope FCA alternative investment fund managers (AIFM) license with cross-border passporting rights in the EU...
New investment management tech goes live
01 February 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Juniper Square has launched its investment management software for connecting commercial real estate managers with investors.
Manchester office block sells for £29 million
01 February 2017 | Manchester, England | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Redefine International has completed the £29.15 million sale of an office block in Manchester, England
Double acquisition in California for Stos Partners
31 January 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Stos Partners has acquired two properties in San Diego; an industrial building and a retail property...
C-level promotions at Passco
30 January 2017 | Irvine, California | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Passco Companies has promoted Alan Clifton and Suzy Cottle to the positions of COO and CFO, respectively...
New investment advisor to focus on UK real estate
30 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Family investment office Sandaire and real estate advisory firm Delancey have joined forces to launch Mount Kendal, a new specialist real estate investment advisor...
BKM Capital Partners sells three
30 January 2017 | Las Vegas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BKM Capital Partners has sold three multi-tenant industrial business parks...
PGC and Twin Summits launch single family fund
27 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Pure Global Capital has signed a joint venture agreement with Twin Summits Capital to launch the US Single-Family Rental Homes fund...
Rockspring fills Cambridge Research Park
27 January 2017 | Cambridge | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Rockspring Property Investment Managers has let 31,000 square feet of space at Cambridge Research Park...
SELF II hits €400 million in commitments
27 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
AEW and its parent Natixis Asset Management have completed a second closing of the Senior European Loan Fund (SELF) II, taking its investment capacity to more than €400 million...
UKCPT sells Soho office for £30.5 million
27 January 2017 | Soho, London | Reporter: Katherine Brown
UK Commercial Property Trust Limited, a commercial property investment company, has sold an office asset at 13 Great Marlborough Street, in Soho, London for £30.5 million...
Beni Stabili to launch €1.5 billion Italian SICAF
26 January 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Italian property company Beni Stabili has been granted authorisation from the Bank of Italy to launch a real estate collective investment fund, or SICAF...
AEW gains foothold in Madrid
26 January 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AEW has opened a new office in Madrid, and appointed Carsten Czarnetzki as country head for Spain...
90 North adds to London office
26 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Global real estate investment firm 90 North has hired John Yeend as a partner in its London office...
M7 Real Estate expands European footprint
25 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M7 Real Estate has purchased a light industrial and office portfolio from Valad Europe, for €63.5 million...
Triton bags Slough industrial estate
25 January 2017 | Slough, UK | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
UBS Asset Management’s UBS Triton Property Fund has acquired an industrial estate in Slough for £19.05 million...
AXA IM’s Kavanagh to join Patrizia
25 January 2017 | Augsburg, Germany | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Anne Kavanagh is set to leave AXA Investment Managers (IM) – Real Assets to join Patrizia Immobilien AG as chief investment officer...
Axiare Patrimonio racks up Madrid properties
24 January 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Axiare Patrimonio has acquired an office building in Madrid for €41.5 million...
AEW expands its presence in France
24 Janaury 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Becky Butcher
NAMI - AEW Europe has acquired a portfolio of two hotels in France on behalf of SCPO Laffitte Pierre...
Grady takes the helm at ADISA
23 January 2017 | Indianapolis | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
The board of the Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA) has named its officers for 2017, as John Grady begins his term as president of the board...
Gramercy Property bags logistics asset
23 January 2017 | Utrecht | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Gramercy Property, a real estate investment fund, has purchased a logistics warehouse in Utrecht, the Netherlands...
Henderson Park appoints investment duo
23 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Henderson Park, a new European real estate investment platform, has appointed Mrinal Jalan and Dennis Schiloff to its investment team as principal and director, respectively...
Orchard Street acquires leisure asset
23 January 2017 | Nottingham | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Orchard Street Investment Management has purchased The Cornerhouse, in Nottingham, for £65 million...
Singapore win for UBS Asset Management
20 January 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Katherine Brown
UBS Asset Management’s real estate and private markets business in Singapore has been awarded a SGD 250 million ($170 million) sovereign wealth mandate...
Lazard launches real assets fund
20 January 2017 | New York | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Lazard Asset Management has launched the Lazard Real Assets and Pricing Opportunities Portfolio, a fund investing in liquid real assets...
Barings acquires Milan office asset
20 January 2017 | Milan, Italy | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Barings Real Estate Advisers has completed the purchase of an office building in Milan, Italy for €44.35 million...
AXA IM raises €1.4bn for debt fund
20 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has raised approximately €1.4 billion for its commercial real estate senior debt fund, Commercial Real Estate Senior 10...
Colliers increases credit facility to $700m
19 January 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Colliers International Group has expanded and extended its multi-currency credit facility...
KWM real estate team joins DLA Piper
19 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
DLA Piper has welcomed a team of 23 real estate lawyers from Kind & Wood Mallesons (KWM), after KWM entered administration...
Irish first for M7 Real Estate
19 January 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
M7 Real Estate has made its first acquisition in the Republic of Ireland, a mixed-use office and residential development on Fumbally Lane, Dublin...
COIMA RES expands on Milan portfolio
18 January 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Italian property investor and manager COIMA RES has finalised the agreement to acquire two office buildings in North-East Milan for €46 million, plus taxes...
€106 million sale success for Redefine
18 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Redefine International has completed the sale of four German office assets for a gross consideration of €106 million...
AEW completes German office acquisition
17 January 2017 | Wiesbaden, Germany | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AEW has acquired a 10,700 square-metre office asset in Wiesbaden, Germany, on behalf of a French institutional investor...
AXA IM – Real Assets strengthens team in Japan
17 January 2017 | Tokyo | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has appointed Yoshihiko Hayafuji as head of Japan, effective immediately...
Strong year for transactions at AEW
16 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AEW completed €3.8 billion in transactions in Europe in 2016, €3.2 billion of which were acquisitions, the real estate asset manager has revealed...
Aeriance sees strong 2016 for alternative loans
16 January 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
European commercial real estate loan provider Aeriance Investments wrote €437 million in business in 2016, far surpassing its 2015 total of €270 million...
Colliers International expands its Denmark presence
13 January 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Colliers International Group has acquired a controlling interest in Colliers International Denmark. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed...
Barings acquires Milan office asset
13 January 2017 | Milan, Italy | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Barings Real Estate Advisers has purchased an office building in Milan, Italy for €44.35 million...
GeoPhy sets sights on North America
12 January 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Real estate intelligence platform GeoPhy has opened a new office New York, appointed Nils Kok to head up its North American business...
AXA IM - RA refreshes North America team
12 January 2017 | Atlanta | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has named Steve McCarthy as its new head of North America and Aaron Kutner as US director of acquisitions...
French residential fund raises €100 billion
11 January 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AEW has launched the RESIDYS Fund, its first dedicated solely to French residential real estate, and raised over €100 million from institutional investors in the fund’s first close...
Savills expands Asia-Pacific team
11 January 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Savills Investment Management has appointed Volker Wanka as director of fund management for Singapore, strengthening its team in the Asia-Pacific region...
ARA and Unico team up to acquire Portland property
11 January 2017 | Oregon | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors (ARA), in a joint venture with Unico Properties, has purchased Congress Center, an office tower in Portland, Oregon...
Warner Bros extends lease on London property
10 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
WELPUT, a fund managed by Schroder Property Managers, has signed a new lease with its largest tenant, Warner Bros Entertainment...
Lifescapes to design Texas development landscaping
10 January 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Lifescapes International has been selected to design the landscape environment for Bayside, a $1 billion development in Texas...
LaSalle invests in sustainability
10 January 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
LaSalle has appointed Eric Duchon as global head of sustainability, based in the Chicago office...
M&G opens new Madrid office
09 January 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate has expanded its presence in Europe with a new office located in Madrid...
Jean Romain Lhomme joins BrickVest
09 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BrickVest has welcomed Jean Romain Lhomme to its board, in order to enhance the company’s online investment platform...
AXA IM builds on Italian portfolio
09 January 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has completed the acquisition of U7, an office building in Milanofiori, Italy, for €45 million...
New investment platform secures second MD
09 January 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Christophe Kuhbier is to join European real estate investment platform Henderson Park as second managing director...
Two real estate lawyers on the up at Alston & Bird
09 January 2017 | Atlanta, Georgia | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Atlanta-based law firm Alston & Bird has appointed two real estate lawyers to the position of partner, as of 1 January...
Orchard Street acquires Soho office
06 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Orchard Street Investment Management has completed the purchase of a new-build office asset located in London...
ActivumSG targets Costa del Sol
06 January 2017 | Costa del Sol | Reporter: Katherine Brown
A fund established by ActivumSG Capital has completed the purchase of two sites in the Costa del Sol, Spain...
Hogan Lovells promotes real estate attorney
06 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Hogan Lovells has promoted real estate attorney Laura Oliver to the position of counsel in its London office...
Real estate fundraising on a hundred billion-dollar roll
05 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
The closed-ended real estate fundraising market saw a strong 2016, raising a combined aggregate capital of $104 billion...
Central London property sells for £69 million
05 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
UBS Asset Management has sold a central London office property to a Middle Eastern investor, for £69 million...
Trion Properties sells Los Angeles retail centre
04 January 2017 | Valencia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Trion Properties has sold the Valencia Town Centre Plaza, a retail centre located in the Santa Clarita submarket of Los Angeles, for $9.8 million...
IEC acquires $54.2m apartment community
04 January 2017 | Glendale, California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Interstate Equities Corporation (IEC) has purchased a 126-unit apartment community in Glendale, California for $54.2 million...
GSP secures $41m financing for Colorado property
04 January 2017 | Colorado Springs | Reporter: Becky Butcher
George Smith Partners (GSP) has arranged $41 million in financing for the purchase of a 300-unit apartment community in Colorado Springs...
PGIM predicts positive trends for 2017
04 January 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
More political turmoil, increased interest in alternatives and a move towards emerging markets are among the factors that will define 2017 for the global real estate market, according to PGIM Real Estate...
Hamborner starts 2017 with portfolio growth
03 January 2017 | Duisburg | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hamborner REIT has started the 2017 financial year with the acquisition of two properties...
Hammerson sells Southampton stake for £49 million
03 January 2017 | Southampton, UK | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Retail property developer Hammerson has agreed to sell a 50 percent stake in its new leisure development in Southampton, England, for £48.5 million...
PGIM and FGI buy plaza in joint venture
23 December 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Becky Butcher
PGIM Real Estate has teamed up with FGI to acquire Junghof Plaza, an office building in Frankfurt...
M7 secures £134 million debt facility
22 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M7 Real Estate has agreed a €143.4 million senior debt facility with the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, secured on a portfolio of 53 assets...
AXA continues healthcare buying spree
22 December 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
AXA Investment Managers has continued its investment into the European healthcare real estate market with the acquisition of a portfolio of 17 healthcare assets in Western Germany valued at €310 million...
Duke’s Court to undergo £100m make over
21 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Crown Estate has confirmed plans are in place to begin a £100 million redevelopment of Duke’s Court, a mixed retail and office block...
Aztec recruits Metesh Vara for real assets
21 December 2016 | Jersey | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Aztec Group has strengthened its real assets team in Jersey with the appointment of Metesh Vara as associate director...
Bank of Japan to continue buying J-REITs
21 December 2016 | Tokyo | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The Bank of Japan has committed to increase its Japan real estate investment trusts purchase programme at an annual pace of about JPY 90 billion going into 2017...
Continental Funding secures $21.4m refinancing
21 December 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Continental Funding Group has agreed a $21.4 million refinancing deal for two retail centres in California...
AXA IM acquires 11 healthcare assets
21 December 2016 | Helsinki | Reporter: Becky Butcher
AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has completed the purchase of a healthcare portfolio in Finland for €65 million...
Madison invests in Germany shopping centre portfolio
20 December 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Madison International Realty, in a joint venture with Redos Real Estate, has acquired The Christie Portfolio of four properties in Germany...
Norges Bank acquires €1bn Paris property
20 December 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Norges Bank Real Estate Management has acquired Vendôme Saint-Honoré in Paris for €1 billion...
Mahiki nightclub to open in Manchester
19 December 2016 | Manchester | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Ex-Manchester United player Gary Neville has signed a lease with LJ Partnership on a building located in Manchester...
Colliers to expand operations
16 December 2016 | Toronto | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Colliers International Group has signed a merger agreement with Colliers Parrish International (CPI) to expand its operations...
GSP secures $34m refinancing deal
16 December 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
George Smith Partners (GSP) has arranged $34.3 million in refinancing for Crenshaw Imperial Plaza in Inglewood, on behalf of NewMark Merrill Companies...
San Francisco trophy office for ARA
16 December 2016 | San Francisco | Reporter: Katherine Brown
American Realty Advisors (ARA) has completed the purchase of Foundry Square III in the Transbay District of San Francisco...
Rockspring invests €30m in student property
16 December 2016 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Rockspring Property Investment Managers has purchased a student housing portfolio in Copenhagen, Denmark for €30 million...
Green REIT bags new lease
15 December 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Green REIT has signed a lease with an international business provider for a newly developed office building, located at 32 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2...
Redefine bags new senior retail asset manager
14 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Redefine International has appointed Matthew Baddeley as senior retail asset manager...
Crosslane secures first Portsmouth student property
14 December 2016 | Portsmouth, UK | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Crosslane Student Development has secured conditional planning permission for the redevelopment of a site in Portsmouth...
Antin secures €3.6 billion for infrastructure
14 December 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Antin Infrastructure Partners has raised €3.6 billion for its third fund...
NEPI and Rockcastle to merge
14 December 2016 | Johannesburg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies New Europe Property Investments and Rockcastle have agreed to merge, creating one of the biggest retail real estate companies active in the CEE markets...
Changes in ranks at Barings Real Estate Advisors
13 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Barings Real Estate Advisors has strengthened its European real estate debt platform, hiring Lars Røgeberg and Henry Marlow, while John Bryant Gerber has relocated to the London office...
UBS snaps up Southbank offices
13 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
The global real estate business of UBS Asset Management has completed the acquisition of India House, on London’s Southbank, for £28.4 million...
Ærium completes £57 million Mayfair refinancing
12 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
European real estate fund manager Ærium has completed a £57 million refinancing of its Mayfair portfolio, on behalf of its senior debt fund...
AXA IM expands Nordic property portfolio
12 December 2016 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AXA Investment Managers (IM) – Real Assets has completed the acquisition of a mixed-use building in central Copenhagen, for €43 million...
Investors buy up UK gas infrastructure
09 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Infrastructure investors including Macquarie, Allianz Capital Partners and Hermes Investment Management have agreed to buy a majority stake in the National Grid’s UK gas distribution business...
Apache embarks on student venture
09 December 2016 | Southampton, UK | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Apache Capital Partners has completed the purchase of a 198-bed student accommodation development in Southampton...
TC Latin America raises $268 million for LatAm RE
09 December 2016 | Bogotá | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
TC Latin America Partners has raised $268 million for its second second real estate fund...
Jörn Stobbe moves to Union Investment Real Estate
08 December 2016 | Hamburg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Jörn Stobbe will join Union Investment Real Estate in February 2017 as COO...
LGIM secures new investment for build-to-rent
08 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Legal & General Investment Management has raised an additional £170 million of equity investment for its open-ended build-to-rent fund...
Russian ‘green' market doubles
07 December 2016 | Moscow | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The volume of Russian real estate certified to international sustainability standards has nearly doubled over the last two years, according to a report by JLL...
Spencer Fane joins with Berenbaum Weinshienk
06 December 2016 | Denver | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Law firm Spencer Fane has combined with Berenbaum Weinshienk. The new firm will retain the Spencer Fane name and cover a variety of areas, including real estate...
Aareal Bank and Invesco RE set up €1 billion facility
06 December 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Aareal Bank has set up a €1 billion, 10-year lending facility for Invesco Real Estate in Europe...
ÆRIUM completes transactions of €356 million
05 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Real estate investment manager ÆRIUM has completed a series of transactions totalling €356 million across Germany, the UK, Switzerland and Slovakia...
Passco and Perdew partner for portfolio sale
02 December 2016 | North Port, Florida | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Passco Companies and Perdew Investment Group, in a joint venture, have sold the Patriot Self Storage Portfolio for $19 million...
Automotive Properties buys dealership property
02 December 2016 | Montreal | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Automotive Properties REIT has purchased a car dealership property in Quebec, within the Great Montreal area, for approximately $14.3 million...
Clifford Chance advises on pan-European sale
02 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Clifford Chance has advised IRUS European Retail Property Fund on the sale of ten outlet centres for a combined total of €1.28 billion...
Orchard Street acquires Derby retail park
02 December 2016 | Derby | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Orchard Street Investment Management has completed the purchase of Kingsway Retail Park in Derby, for £57.3 million...
Rockspring sells Swiss retail portfolio
01 December 2016 | Switzerland | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Rockspring Property Investment Managers has completed the sale of three retail assets in Switzerland to Schroder ImmoPLUS...
RAF Pacifica sees el•e•vated leasing of new property
30 November 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
RAF Pacifica Group has pre-leased almost 50 percent of its new creative industrial development el•e•vate before it’s scheduled completion in Q1 2017...
HSP appoints new real estate senior risk advisor
29 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hanover Stone Partners (HSP) has expanded its senior risk advisor team with the appointment of Ted Dann to its real estate team...
Goodman Park plans to redevelop logistics centre
29 November 2016 | Douai, France | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Goodman Group is redeveloping the Lauwin-Planque Logistics Centre in Northern France, increasing its capacity from 30,000 to 55,000 square metres...
KBS and Sterling Bay partner for Portland purchase
29 November 2016 | Portland, Oregon | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS has teamed up with Sterling Bay to acquired five floors of the 15-storey Meier & Frank Building in Portland, for $54 million...
Two new leases for Shrewsbury shopping centre
29 November 2016 | Shrewsbury | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The UK Commercial Property Trust has signed two new leases at the Charles Darwin Shopping Centre in Shrewsbury...
BrickVest: Blockchain to boost real estate industry
29 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Institutional property investors can see a future for blockchain in the real estate investment industry, according to a survey by BrickVest...
M&G: Continental Europe sees low impact from Brexit
28 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The impact of Brexit on commercial property investment in continental Europe will remain quiet, as rental growth performance remains underpinned by strong consumer and business confidence, according to M&G Real Estate...
Rockspring buys German retail park for €117 million
28 November 2016 | Magdeburg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Rockspring Property Investment Managers has acquired the Flora Park shopping centre in Magdeburg for €117 million...
Empiric makes £15.98m investment in Leicester
28 November 2016 | Leicester | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Student accommodation operator Empiric Student Property (ESP) has set up three forward funding arrangements with a Leicester-based property company for a total investment of £15.98 million...
PGIM Real Estate awarded £265m mandate
25 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Pace, the pension arrangement for Co-op employees, has selected PGIM Real Estate to develop and manage its UK real return portfolio...
Barings completes warehouse land acquisition
25 November 2016 | Lille, France | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Barings Real Estate Advisers, formerly Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, a real estate-focused investment adviser, has completed the acquisition of a plot of land in Lesquin, France...
Investcorp gives US portfolio $250m boost
24 November 2016 | Boston | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
The US real estate arm of alternative investment manager Investcorp has acquired five property portfolios in Boston and Denver for a total of about $250 million...
NYSE 'approves' cannabis REIT IPO
24 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The New York Stock Exchange has approved an initial public offering of a REIT that invests in medical-use cannabis facilities, according to reports...
Data at centre of AXA IM €36.4m acquisition
23 November 2016 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has completed the €36.4 million acquisition of a new data centre in Amsterdam, on behalf of AXA Insurance Companies...
LondonMetric expands warehouse portfolio
23 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
LondonMetric Property has expanded its portfolio with the purchase of eight distribution warehouses for a total of £39.9 million...
VIA Outlets acquires European outlet portfolio
23 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The VIA Outlets joint venture has acquired four established outlet centres in Europe worth €587 million...
Orchard Street agrees new 10-year lease
23 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Orchard Street Investment Management has agreed a new 10-year lease with Tacklestore at Rockingham Gate distribution park, located near Bristol...
Amicus turns attention to North of England
22 November 2016 | Manchester | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Amicus Finance, a specialist financial services group and short-term property loan provider, has opened a new office on Princess Street, Manchester, to expand its presence in the North of England...
AEW hires research and strategy head
22 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Real estate asset manager AEW has appointed Hans Vrensen as European head of research and strategy...
Stos Partners nabs San Diego industrial building
22 November 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Stos Partners has purchased a single-tenant industrial building located in San Diego’s National City submarket, for $12.2 million...
Voit completes $23.6 million sale
21 November 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Voit Real Estate Services has completed the purchase of a retail entertainment centre and commercial office building, on behalf of 8990 Miramar Landing LP, for $23.6 million...
MetroGroup secures $50.3 million in financing
21 November 2016 | San Antonio, Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MetroGroup Realty Finance has restructured the debt on two office buildings, one in Denver, Colorado and one in San Antonio, Texas...
BLT Enterprises sells industrial property
21 November 2016 | Oxnard, California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BLT Enterprises has completed the sale of an industrial building, located in Oxnard, California, to Hazlet for $11.75 million...
M&G Real estate appoints Kevin Vickers
21 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Kevin Vickers has joined M&G Real Estate’s long income real estate team as director of investment management...
Orchard Street facilitates £34.5m Hammersmith sale
21 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Orchard Street Investment Management has purchased One King Street in Hammersmith from Helical, on behalf of Orchard Street Prime Property...
REIT to increase sec lending pool
21 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Real estate investment trust Two Harbors Investments is currently in the market for a new portfolio of mortgage-backed securities that is can open up to securities financing activities...
AXA IM acquires stake in French infrastructure
18 November 2016 | Bordeaux | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Real estate portfolio and asset manager AXA Investment Managers has entered into a joint acquisition of a 42 percent stake in Atlandes, the concession-holder of the French A63 motorway...
AEW affiliate acquires €188m shopping portfolio
18 November 2016 | Marseille, France | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
NAMI - AEW has finalised the acquisition of two shopping centres in France for €188 million...
KBS acquires Houston office building
17 November 2016 | Houston | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Growth & Income REIT has purchased The Offices at Greenhouse, a five-floor office building in Houston...
Tishman Speyer signs new lease tenant for Verde SW1
17 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Tishman Speyer has agreed a lease with Mirabaud Group for Verde SW1, a development in London Victoria...
Henderson Park reveals its first purchase
17 November 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Henderson Park, the new European real estate investment platform, has acquired its first asset, Le Méridien Etoile hotel in Paris...
PGIM provides loan for Amazon UK’s warehouse
17 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided a £75.6 million loan to the investors who acquired Bardon Logistics Facility, a warehouse developed to serve as Amazon UK’s centre located in Leicestershire...
Olive Hill secures office lease
17 November 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Olive Hill Group has leased 50 percent of the fifth floor at its recently-acquired creative office campus in Culver City, California...
London property prices still on the up
17 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Property prices in London will continue to rise in 2017, but investors will look to other UK locations for growth, according to an RSM survey...
Deutsche AM closes real estate debt fund
16 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Deutsche Asset Management has closed a new real estate debt fund mandate totalling €750 million in commitments...
Inland Homes teams up with Anderson Group
16 November 2016 | Basildon | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Inland Homes and Anderson Group have entered into a joint venture to develop 43 new homes on a site in Gardiners Lane, Basildon, Essex...
Hispania sees net profits increase 11-fold
16 November 2016 | Madrid | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hispania reached a net profit of €137 million in the first nine months of 2016, 11 times more than in the same period in 2015...
AXA IM launches €600 million development fund
16 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
European real estate portfolio and asset manager AXA Investment Managers (IM) – Real Assets has closed its Development Venture IV fund, having raised capital of more than €600 million...
Netherlands students get the hotel treatment
15 November 2016 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Student Hotel group has acquired an 85 percent stake of The Carlyle Group’s portfolio of three student properties located in Rotterdam, The Hague and Amsterdam West...
Orchard Street completes distribution unit transaction
15 November 2016 | Thurrock | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Orchard Street Investment Management has finalised the purchase of Dolphin Park, located in Thurrock, East London, for £11 million...
New HQ facility on the cards in San Diego
15 November 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
RAF Pacifica Group has released plans to create a 144,461-square foot corporate headquarters facility in Carlsbad, San Diego...
AEW buys French portfolio
15 November 2016 | Lille | Reporter: Becky Butcher
AEW has completed the purchase of a portfolio of three properties in Cannes and Lille for a combined total of €60 million...
JLL recruits Hanna Clarke in Australia
14 November 2016 | Sydney | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
JLL has bolstered its valuations team in Sydney with the addition of Hanna Clarke as director of retail valuations.​..
Hines REIT continues selling spree
14 November 2016 | Houston | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Hines REIT has completed the sale of seven West Coast office assets for $1.16 billion as it presses ahead with its plans to dissolve...
Phase one complete of Hartlepool redevelopment
14 November 2016 | Hartlepool | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M7 Real Estate has completed the initial phase of its £3.5 million redevelopment and rebrand of Vision Retail Park in Hartlepool...
Crosslane adds to Newcastle student portfolio
11 November 2016 | Newcastle | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Crosslane Student Developments has acquired a site in Newcastle and started work to create a new 135-bed student accommodation scheme...
Logistics portfolio changes hands for €2.4 billion
11 November 2016 | Prague | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
GIC Real Estate has acquired P3, an owner, developer and asset manager of logistics properties with a portfolio totalling 3.3 million square metres, for €2.4 billion...
Steen & Strøm sells two shopping centres for €235m
11 November 2016 | Oslo | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The shopping centre owner sold its stakes in Åsane Storsenter in Bergen, Norway, and Torp Köpcentrum in Uddevalla, Sweden, to the Olav Thon Group...
Prague’s Florentinum changes hands
10 November 2016 | Prague | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Chinese investment group CEFC has completed the purchase of the Florentinum office building in Prague, from Penta Investments, for an undisclosed sum...
W.P. Carey acquisition easy as ABC
10 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
W.P. Carey has completed a sale-and-leaseback transaction for a portfolio of 10 industrial facilities and one office building, and entered into an additional agreement for the acquisition of four more properties, all from ABC Group...
Bilfinger exec joins Avison Young in London
10 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Jason Sibthorpe has joined Avison Young as a principal and managing director for UK operations, effective immediately...
Real estate fundamentals will prevail, says Barings
09 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The fundamentals underlying the US real estate market are sound and investors should not fear a downturn, Michael Gately of Barings Real Estate Advisers said in reaction to the news that Donald Trump is to become the next US president...
Singapore’s Marina Bay attracts billion-dollar bids
09 November 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
A plot of land in Singapore’s Marina Bay could fetch as much as S$2.6 billion (US$1.9 billion)...
Trump stumps markets, world
09 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Property magnate and reality TV star Donald Trump has defied all expectations to become the 45th US president, immediately throwing global markets into turmoil...
Private fund managers enjoy booming business
08 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Private fund managers returned a record $194 billion to real estate investors in 2015, according to Preqin...
Grand Coast chooses SS&C Precision LM
08 November 2016 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Real estate manager Grand Coast Capital Group has appointed SS&C Precision LM for commercial servicing and fund administration...
MBERP III purchases historic Berlin building
07 November 2016 | Berlin | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Meyer Bergman European Retail Partners III (MBERP III) has acquired Topas Arkade, a building on Friedrichstrasse, Central Berlin...
90 North passes $1.5 billion milestone
04 November 2016 | Cincinnati | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
London real estate investment firm 90 North has completed its 25th acquisition, taking the total assets it advises on worldwide to over $1.5 billion...
M&G strengthens residential team
04 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate has appointed Freddie Wonnacott (second from right) and Andrew Cook (far left) to its UK residential property team as investment managers...
Jing Dong Lai joins M&G Asia
03 November 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate has appointed Jing Dong Lai as acquisitions director for Asia...
CPA:17–Global trust completes $41m acquisition
03 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
CPA:17–Global has invested $41 million to complete a sale-and-leaseback transaction on four distribution facilities plus build-to-suit financing for an additional property...
TA Realty closes $67m acquisition
02 November 2016 | Boston | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Real estate investment manager TA Realty has acquired a 184-unit residential property in Swampscott, Massachusetts, for $67 million, on behalf of a state pension fund...
European real estate investors targeting logistics
02 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The logistics, retirement home and residential sectors will provide the strongest real estate investment opportunities over the next 12 months, according to a survey by BrickVest...
HFF concludes $141.8m Washington sale
01 November 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler has completed the sale of 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, an office building in central Georgetown, Washington DC, for $141.8 million...
Passco invests $72m in Atlanta
01 November 2016 | Atlanta | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Passco Companies has acquired Two Blocks, a 400-unit residential community in Dunwoody, Atlanta, for $72 million...
Coima launches €500m Italy-focused fund
01 November 2016 | Milan | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Coima SGR has finalised the first closing of Coima Opportunity Fund II, a new €500 million real estate investment fund, focused on the development projects in Italy...
AXA IM does apartment complex deal
01 November 2016 | North Carolina | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The real assets division of AXA Investment Managers has completed the acquisition of Century Northlake Apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina, for an undisclosed sum...
Capital & Regional sells The Mall for £86million
31 October 2016 | Surrey, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Real estate investment trust Capital & Regional has exchanged contracts for the sale of The Mall, a shopping centre in Camberley, Surrey, for £86 million in cash...
Situs Europe welcomes new CEO
28 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Situs has appointed Christian Bearman as CEO of Situs Europe, effective from 1 February 2017...
Barwood launches fourth property fund
28 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Barwood Capital has launched Barwood Property Fund 2017, a closed-ended five-year real estate fund with a potential size of £150 million...
BKM debut fund goes for 18th asset
28 October 2016 | Washington | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BKM Capital Partners has purchased Andover Executive Park, an eleven-building multi-tenant industrial business park in Kent, Washington, for $19.8 million...
Richard Howling to become COO of JLL UK
27 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
JLL UK has appointed Richard Howling as its new COO, starting from 1 January 2017...
Yo-Hann Tan to be Hong Kong CEO
27 October 2016 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BNP Paribas Real Estate Asia Pacific has appointed Yo-Hann Tan as CEO of the new representative office Hong Kong...
FCPT sells Florida assets for $24.8m
27 October 2016 | Florida | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Four Corners Property Trust (FCPT) has disposed of two properties in Pembroke Pines and Tampa, Florida, for $24.8 million...
MJ Real Estate Investors to focus on cannabis
27 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Mark Paul and Jeff McGuire have launched MJRE, a company focused on investing in commercial properties leased to state regulatory compliant operators in the cannabis industry...
NY REIT names new independent directors
27 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
New York REIT has named James Hoffmann, Gregory Hughes and Craig Bouchard as independent directors...
LCP to launch fourth fund
26 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
London Central Portfolio (LCP) is launching London Central Apartments IV (LCA IV), a new residential property fund focusing on prime central London properties...
TwinRock finds Canada investment opportunity
26 October 2016 | Canada | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
TwinRock Partners is concluding the funding for Rock Fund VII, a fund focusing on purchasing and renting distressed real estate assets throughout Canada...
State Street wins back Keane for AIS in APAC
26 October 2016 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
State Street has enticed Aisling Keane to return to the bank as head of alternative investment solutions for the Asia Pacific...
M7 in Dutch selling spree
25 October 2016 | Netherlands | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M7 Real Estate has completed the sale of several non-core assets in the Netherlands for a total of €27.6 million...
UBS-AM invests in Spain
25 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
UBS Asset Management’s (UBS-AM) Global Real Estate (GRE) business has invested €89 million in two acquisitions in Spain...
UK property market standing up to Brexit
25 October 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
UK property is showing a positive total return of 0.25 percent, according to the MSCI IPD UK All Property Monthly Index...
Asia Pacific core funds on the up
24 October 2016 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
APAC region have seen an improved performance from 3.36 percent in Q1 2016 to 3.46 percent in Q2 2016, according to the ANREV Quarterly Index...
Peter Smith joins TPG Real Estate Finance Trust
24 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
TPG Real Estate Finance Trust (TRT) has appointed Peter Smith as managing director and head of originations, effective from late November...
Hispania invests €32m in Madrid project
24 October 2016 | Madrid | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios has acquired a plot of land in Madrid for €32 million, with the intention to build two office buildings...
STORE releases fixed-rate notes of £335m
24 October 2016 | Arizona | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Single Tenant Operational Real Estate (STORE) Capital Corporation has released a total of $335 million in long-term fixed-rate notes...
Milestone REIT purchases $242m portfolio
21 October 2016 | Dallas | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has agreed to acquire a property portfolio in the ‘sun belt markets’ of the US, for $242.2 million...
BGP sells €1.1bn portfolio
21 October 2016 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BGP Holdings has sold 100 percent of the business and assets of its property portfolio BGP Investment S.à r.l. at an enterprise value, including net debt, of over €1.1 billion...
BlackRock makes $170m for NY investment
20 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BlackRock Real Assets and SL Green Realty have teamed up for the ownership of 400 East 57th Street, a 261-unit residential property in Manhattan...
Marcus & Millichap closes Florida sale
20 October 2016 | Florida | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) division of Marcus & Millichap has concluded the sale of Calibre Bend Apartments, a 212-unit residential asset in Winter Park, Florida, for $29 million...
Aviva invests in Cambridge
20 October 2016 | Cambridge | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Aviva Investors has forward-funded an £87 million loan for an office building in Cambridge city centre, on behalf of Aviva Life, Pensions UK and development specialist Brookgate...
Omnes and ProBTP pair up for French renovations
20 October 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Omnes Capital and Pro BTP have launched a €100 million fund in France for financing the construction and renovation of high environment performance buildings in France...
Hawaiian REITs need dividend paid deduction
20 October 2016 | Hawaii | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
REITs have told Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism that real estate investment in the state could fall by 11 to 30 percent within five years if the DPD is dropped...
Quebec property sells for CAD 4.1m
19 October 2016 | Quebec | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust (Nobel REIT) has completed the sale of 1190 Place Nobel, a property in Boucherville in Quebec, for CAD 4.1 million in cash...
Another Oregon property for Trion Properties
19 October 2016 | Oregon | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Trion Properties has made its fourth acquisition the Oregon area, purchasing Hidden Villas, a 61-unit residential community in Beaverton for $7 million...
Monmouth invests $35.1m in industry
18 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation has acquired an industrial building in Hamburg, New York, for $35.1 million...
Claremont community gets StarPoint treatment
18 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
StarPoint Properties has acquired Indian Hill Villas, a 66,703-square foot residential property in Claremont, California, for $15.75 million...
Nicola Heryet joins Avison Young in New York
18 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Avison Young has appointed Nicola Heryet as a principal in its New York City office...
RedSky secures financing for Miami development
17 October 2016 | Miami | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Terra Capital Partners has closed a mortgage loan of $21.36 million for RedSky Capital, for a site in Wynwood, Miami...
alstria refocuses on core assets
17 October 2016 | Hamburg, Germany | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Deutsche Office, a subsidiary of alstria office REIT, has sold seven non-core assets in Germany for a total of €116.8 million...
Banner Oak launches to manage Akard Street
17 October 2016 | Texas | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Patricia Gibson and Geoffrey Osborn of Hunt Realty Investments have set up a new real estate company to manage an about-to-be-sold investment venture...
New real estate partner at Simmons & Simmons
17 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Simmons & Simmons has appointed Richard Hopkinson-Woolley as real estate partner in London...
Care home portfolio sells for £30m
17 October 2016 | England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Apache Capital Partners has sold a freehold portfolio of three care homes in the South East of England to MedicX Healthfund II, for £30 million...
Atalaya expands real estate team
14 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Real estate investment veteran Young Kwon has joined Atalaya Capital Management as managing director...
Joanne Skilton joins BNP Paribas Real Estate
14 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BNP Paribas Real Estate has appointed Joanne Skilton as head of UK retail, effective from January...
New CFO at Jonathan Rose
14 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Jonathan Rose Companies has appointed Michael Arman as CFO...
EVI expands portfolio to the Netherlands
14 October 2016 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
AEW’s value-add fund, Europe Value Investors (EVI), has acquired the Coengebouw, an office building in Sloterdijk, Amsterdam...
Grupo Metta acquires Mexico City office
13 October 2016 | Mexico City | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Mexican property developer Grupo Metta has acquired Santa Fe III, an office building in Mexico City, from Union Investments...
UBS refocused on Brazil
13 October 2016 | Brazil | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
UBS Asset Management (UBS-AM) Global Real Estate (GRE) has launched a new business initiative in Brazil, to meet the appetite of international investors...
ActivumSG invests in care properties
13 October 2016 | Jersey | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
An ActivumSG Capital Management fund has acquired 94 percent stake in WI-IMMOG, a specialist developer of senior housing...
Dragon Capital invests in Kiev logistics
12 October 2016 | Kiev | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Dragon Capital Investments Limited has acquired East Gate Logistic and a 60 percent stake in West Gate Logistics, both in Kiev...
Safanad and WPT in office partnership
12 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Safanad and Workspace Property Trust (WPT) have formed a partnership to acquire a portfolio of 108 buildings and 26.7 acres of land, for $969 million...
Bridge IGP announces $2bn seniors’ initiative
11 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Bridge Investment Group Partners and its subsidiary ROC Seniors Housing Fund Manager have launched an initiative to invest over $2 billion in seniors’ housing and medical property assets...
Mark Forrest climbs at BNP Paribas Real Estate
11 October 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BNP Paribas Real Estate in Ireland has promoted Mark Forrest to the position of divisional director of development land...
CBRE and Pi Labs in proptech partnership
10 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Pi Labs and CBRE have partnered up to exchange property industry expertise and to explore new trends and developments in property technology, or ‘proptech’...
KBS REIT extends lease
07 October 2016 | Charlotte, NC | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has renewed its lease for 12,754 square feet of space in the Carillon building in Charlotte, to the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte and Fisher Phillips...
Empiric acquires five student portfolios
07 October 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Empiric Student has purchased the freeholds of five operating properties, one in Exeter, two in Leicester and two in Portsmouth, for a cash consideration of £26.69 million...
Russian fashion group tries JLL for size
06 October 2016 | Moscow | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
JLL has been appointed as a consultant by Fashion House Group, for leasing activities in the Russian market..
Sagex snags Dutch industrial property
06 October 2016 | Stockholm | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Swedish commercial real estate developer Sagax has acquired Donker Duyvisweg 301, an industrial building in Dordrecht, the Netherlands...
Budapest Millennium Towers sell for €175m
06 October 2016 | Budapest | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Central European real estate platform TriGranit has completed the €175 sale of the Millennium Towers office complex in Budapest...
Mount Street and Gresham join forces on loan control
06 October 2016 | Munich | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Commercial real estate loan servicer Mount Street has partnered with Gresham to introduce Clareti Loan Control, a cloud-based data management platform...
My sound real estate investment in Budapest
05 October 2016 | Munich | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Budapest has potential for real estate investment, according to Futureal Group, Topark and other Hungarian exhibitors at the Expo Real in Munich...
Successful Sacremento sales for Trion
05 October 2016 | Sacramento, California | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Trion Properties has sold two residential community properties in Sacremento, California, for a total of $25.5 million, following significant development to both...
BNP Paribas sets sights on new horizons
05 October 2016 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BNP Paribas Real Estate has formed an alliance with Newsec in Denmark and Worx in Portugal, expanding coverage of its commercial real estate services...
Advance Residence invests in Tokyo
04 October 2016 | Tokyo | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Advance Residence Investment Corporation has agreed terms on the acquisition of three residential properties in Japan, adding to its existing portfolio...
JLL announces Russian real estate success
03 October 2016 | Moscow | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Investment in Russian real estate reached a total value of $1.4 billion in Q3 2016, while volumes year-on-year are up 71 percent, according to JLL’s Q3 results...
Hume House sells for €35m
03 October 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Irish Life has acquired Hume House, an office block in Ballsbridge, Dublin, for €35 million...
Bascom acquires seniors’ community
03 October 2016 | Prescott, Arizona | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Bascom Arizona Ventures has acquired the Prescott Lakes Senior Community, a 123-unit residential property in Prescott, Arizona, for $18 million...
Inland facilitates Charlotte’s acquisition
30 September 2016 | North Carolina | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Inland Real Estate Acquisitions has facilitated the acquisition of Vanguard Northlake, a 204-unit residential property in Charlotte, North Carolina...
New purchase for M7 Real Estate
30 September 2016 | Germany | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M7 Real Estate has acquired a central logistics warehouse in Unna, Germany...
The DOMI sells for €30.9m
30 September 2016 | Germany | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hamborner REIT AG has acquired the DOMI, a commercial building in Dortmund, Germany, for €30.9 million...
Ferhat Guven to work with Threadmark
29 September 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Threadmark has appointed Ferhat Guven as senior vice president in New York...
New public transport REIT in France
29 September 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Foncière Atland, AG Real Estate and CETIM have created OPCI Transimmo, a leveraged real estate investment trust (REIT) targeting the public transportation sector...
Ulrike Haack to look after Germany and Austria
29 September 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has appointed Ulrike Haack as head of transactions for Germany and Austria...
Columbia Property Trust sells Denver Campus
28 September 2016 | Colorado | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Angelo, Gordon & Co has acquired Denver Campus, a suburban office complex outside Englewood, Colorado, for £122 million...
Macquarie Capital appoints two managing directors
28 September 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Macquarie Capital has appointed Prabhu Raman and John Wieker as managing directors in its real estate group in New York...
Round Hill Capital’s new addition
27 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Round Hill Capital has appointed Rob Reiskin as a senior managing director...
Mississippi welcomes Chase Properties
27 September 2016 | | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Chase Properties has acquired Lakeland Commons, a shopping centre in Flowood, Mississippi...
Japan Real Estate AM pays JPY 2.78 billion
27 September 2016 | Hokuriku, Japan | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Japan Real Estate Asset Management has purchased the Kanazawa Kamitsutsumicho Building in Hokuriku, Japan, for JPY 2.78 billion (£21.38 million)...
MRP Realty rings Liberty sell
26 September 2016 | Virginia | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
MRP Realty has acquired Liberty Park, an eight-building office portfolio in Herndon, Virginia, for $97 million...
Evans Anderson to join Clarion Partners
26 September 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Clarion Partners has appointed Evans Anderson as director and will be the assistant portfolio manager for Clarion’s multifamily sector fund in New York...
Nicky Wagner joins Prelios
26 September 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Prelios Investment Management has appointed Nicky Wagner as its new director of business development...
First private rented transaction for M&G Real Estate
26 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate has financed the development of a residential scheme in the Northern Quarter of Manchester, for £27.6 million...
Tikehau expands portfolio in France
22 September 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Tikehau Investment Management has completed the acquisition of a strategic logistic asset for its OPCI, or French property regulated fund, Tikehau Logistics Properties I...
Partners pick up £30.8m Miami property
22 September 2016 | Miami | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
JZ Capital Partners (JZCP) and long-term partner RedSky Capital have purchased a new development site in Wynwood, Miami, for $30.8 million...
Fidelity facilitates French office sale
21 September 2016 | France | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Fidelity Eurozone Real Estate Fund has finalised the €17 million sale of a French office building...
Spanish retail portfolio sells for €61m
21 September 2016 | Madrid | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
ActivumSG Iberia Fund I has completed the purchase of three shopping centres in Spain, for €61 million...
Finance complete for San Diego office building
21 September 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Continental Funding Group has secured financing for an office building in San Diego, for $7 million...
Kenneth Rouse joins BNP Paribas
20 September 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland has appointed Kenneth Rouse to its board as executive director and head of investment and finance...
George Smith Partners facilitates $34m development loan
20 September 2016 | San Francisco | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
George Smith Partners has finalised the arrangement of a construction loan for the development of housing units in San Francisco’s Financial District, for $34 million...
Allianz closes first debt transaction in Sweden
20 September 2016 | Sweden | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Allianz Real Estate has provided a loan of Swedish Krona 690 million (€73 million) for the refinancing of the Bergvik shopping centre in Karlstad, closing its first debt transaction in Sweden...
Homebuilders hammered by short sellers
19 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Homebuilders have been singled out by short sellers in the week of their earnings announcements, according to IHS Markit...
Terminal Tower sells for $38.5m
19 September 2016 | Cleveland | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Forest City Realty Trust has completed the sale of Terminal Tower, in Cleveland, for $38.5 million...
Tristan Capital closes Swedish portfolio purchase
19 September 2016 | Sweden | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Tristan Capital Partners has advised the EPI Special Opportunities 4 (EPISO 4) opportunity fund in its acquisition of four local shopping centres and a retail park in Sweden for €94 million...
Blackstone’s Justin Meissel joins Henley
19 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Henley has appointed Justin Meissel as COO, marking the third senior management appointment in two months...
Susanne Given joins Tritax Big Box REIT
16 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Tritax Big Box REIT has appointed Susanne Given as non-executive director and a member of its audit committee...
New executive vice presidents at KBS
16 September 2016 | California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
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KBS has promoted Mimi Nguyen to the position of executive vice president of underwriting and named Robert Durand as executive vice president of financing...
Eadie to lead new CPPIB department
15 September 2016 | Toronto | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Graeme Eadie has been appointed to the new role of senior managing director and global head of real assets for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board...
Berkadia completes Jacksonville sale
15 September 2016 | Jacksonville, Florida | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Berkadia has facilitated the sale of Viera at Mandarin, a residential property in Jacksonville, for $17.6 million...
Shopoff welcomes Eric Retzlaff
15 September 2016 | California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Eric Retzlaff has joined Shopoff Realty Investments as senior vice president and national sales manager...
Colorado purchase for Inland Real Estate Acquisitions
14 September 2016 | Colorado | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Inland Real Estate Acquisitions has facilitated the acquisition of a 244-unit residential property in Lakewood, Colorado, on behalf of an un-named affiliate...
Jayne Backett joins Fieldfisher
14 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Fieldfisher has appointed Jayne Backett as a real estate finance partner in its Finance group...
Winning weekend for RAF Pacifica
14 September 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
RAF Pacifica Group has purchased a $10 million building in San Diego and secured a lease on it in the same weekend...
Fengate promotes new CFO
13 September 2016 | Oakville, Canada | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Real estate investment firm Fengate Capital Management has promoted Pranav Pandya to the position of CFO...
Asta embarks on property insurance project
13 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Asta has invested in the development of managing general agent (MGA) OverArk...
Voit completes sale in Rancho Cucamonga
12 September 2016 | California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Voit Real Estate Services has completed the sale of Arrow Business Park, a 136,806-square foot, seven-building business park in Rancho Cucamonga, California...
Brexit not affecting commercial auctions
12 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Allsop has raised 30 percent more in commercial property auctions in 2016 so far than in the same period in 2015, making £365 million in 2016 compared to £278 million last year...
SEC charges ARCP executives
09 September 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged two former accounting executives with overstating the financial performance of a real estate investment trust...
Real estate fund closes for Strategic Partners
09 September 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Strategic Partners Fund Solutions has closed its sixth real estate fund at $1.3 billion...
Camelot Europe acquires Netherlands asset
09 September 2016 | Netherlands | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Crosslane Dutch Developments has sold a 9,500 square meter property to Camelot Europe...
Market Central Da Vinci goes for €208m
08 September 2016 | Rome | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate and GWM Group have acquired Market Central Da Vinci in Rome, the largest retail park in Italy, for €208 million...
Bentall Kennedy to join AustralianSuper
08 September 2016 | Canada | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
AustralianSuper has appointed Bentall Kennedy as its real estate investment advisor in Canada...
Boultbee purchases Shoreditch office for £8.6m
08 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Boultbee LDN has acquired a vacant office building in Shoreditch for £8.6 million...
BrickVest opens new path with £50m
08 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BrickVest has launched three new pan-European income-producing investment opportunities worth £50 million...
West Midlands industrial estate sells for £18.75m
07 September 2016 | West Midlands, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The BA Pension Fund and Canmoore have acquired Willenhall Industrial Estate for £18.75 million from CBRE Global Investors...
Terreno acquires Somerset industrial asset
07 September 2016 | New Jersey | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Terreno Realty Corporation has acquired an industrial property in Somerset, New Jersey, for $9.1 million...
Middle Eastern SWFs cut UK real estate investments
06 September 2016 | Qatar | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) decreased their investments in UK real estate markedly in the year before the EU referendum, turning instead to Asia, CBRE has reported...
Steve Groves joins Retirement Bridge Group
06 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Retirement Bridge Group has appointed Steve Groves as chairman...
Fidentia sets up new real estate investment company
06 September 2016 | Belgium | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Fidentia Real Estate Investments has launched a new real estate investment company...
Empiric’s new Emporium
06 September 2016 | Birmingham | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Empiric and Linford CZero have entered a funding agreement to develop The Emporium, a 185-bedroom scheme in Birmingham, for £19.53 million...
Hamborner acquires Hanau retail centre
05 September 2016 | Hanau, Germany | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hamborner REIT has purchased Rondo Steinheim, a retail centre under construction, in Hanau, Germany, for €37.45 million...
Napa to welcome new community
05 September 2016 | Napa, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BLT Enterprises has begun development work on Vista Tulocay, a 500-unit residential community in Napa, California...
Empiric expands business to Canterbury
02 August 2016 | Canterbury, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a 79-bed student accommodation property in Canterbury, Kent, for £9.2 million...
Real estate firms pair up to tackle Nordics
02 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Round Hill Capital and StepStone Group Real Estate have acquired a Nordic industrial portfolio for $200 million...
New California community for Kennedy Wilson
01 September 2016 | Santa Clarity, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Kennedy Wilson has acquired The Townhomes at Lost Canyon, a 157-unit community in Santa Clarity, California, for $61 million...
Clarion Partners purchases California property
01 September 2016 | Perris, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Clarion Partners has acquired 3900 Indian Avenue, a warehouse and distribution property in Perris, California...
Rexford Industrial nabs $40 million complex
01 September 2016 | Orange County, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Rexford Industrial has acquired a five-property industrial complex in Orange County, for approximately $40.1 million cash...
TMG acquires Broadway office
01 September 2016 | Oakland, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
TMG Partners has acquired 2201 Broadway, a 198,000-square foot office building in Oakland, California...
MSCI: European property investment on the up
31 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Pan-European property funds have seen improvement, with a net fund return of 0.9 percent in Q2 2016, according to MSCI...
M&G to develop in Guildford
31 August 2016 | Guildford, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate has secured planning permission for a £6 million office development in Guildford, Surrey...
Monmouth secures industrial acquisitions
31 August 2016 | Florida | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation has acquired two industrial buildings totalling over 600,000 square feet in Kansas and Florida, for over $65 million...
Work begins on Coventry’s Imperial Park
30 August 2016 | Coventry, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate has started construction of Imperial Park, a new logistics park in Coventry, with the help of Rigby Group and development manager Evander Properties...
Passco acquires Florida residence for $75m
30 August 2016 | Bradenton, Florida | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Passco Companies has acquired ParkCrest Landings, a 400-unit residential property in Bradenton, Florida, for $75 million...
Developers partner on Bjørvika development
30 August 2016 | Bjørvika, Norway | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Skanska and HAV Eiendom have partnered up on a NOK 495 million (€53.3 million) contract to develop a hotel, retail space and apartment complex in Bjørvika, Norway...
New president at Clayton Holdings
26 August 2016 | Philadelphia | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Radian Group has appointed Jeff Tennyson as president of Clayton Holdings, Radian’s principal mortgage and real estate services business...
Hobby Lobby arrives at Quincy Plaza
25 August 2016 | Ottumwa, Iowa | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Crafting and home décor chain Hobby Lobby is opening a new chain at the Quincy Plaza shopping centre in Ottumwa, Iowa, Phillips Edison & Company has announced...
KBS REIT II wins office lease renewal
25 August 2016 | Denver, Colorado | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II has announced the renewal of an office lease in Denver, Colorado...
REIT created for casino project
24 August 2016 | Mactan, Philippines | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Calata Corporation has partnered with Sino-America Gaming Investment Group and Macau Resources Group to create a real estate investment trust for a 14-hectare casino resort on Mactan Island, Cebu...
Hong Kong REIT reaches new horizons
24 August 2016 | Eindhoven, Netherlands | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
New Century REIT has acquired Holiday Inn in Eindhoven, the Netherlands...
Donahue Schriber acquires Oregon shopping centre
24 August 2016 | Beaverton, Oregon | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Donahue Schriber Realty Group has acquired Progress Ridge TownSquare in Beaverton, Oregon...
M&G invests €190m in Europe
23 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Property investor M&G Real Estate has invested just under €190 million in European commercial property in Paris, Barcelona and Copenhagen...
IEC acquires $46m Silicon Valley asset
23 August 2016 | Silicon Valley | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Interstate Equities Corporation (IEC) has acquired a 137-unit residential property in Milpitas, Silicon Valley, for $46 million...
Matthew Stone to join M&G
22 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
M&G Real Estate has appointed Matthew Stone as head of long income real estate...
Helvetica launches new real estate fund
22 August 2016 | Zurich, Switzerland | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The independent fund management company, Helvetica Property Investors, is launching the Helvetica Swiss Commercial real estate fund...
KBS REIT II completes Clayton office lease
22 August 2016 | Clayton, Missouri | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II has leased out 20,606 square feet of office space at its Pierre Laclede Center in Clayton, Missouri...
Fidelity Investments launches new fund
19 August 2016 | Boston | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Fidelity Investments has launched Fidelity Advisor Global Real Estate Fund, for investing in US and international real estate securities...
Seattle Metro industrial park sells for $45.2m
19 August 2016 | Seattle | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BKM Capital Partners has acquired a 27-building industrial park in Seattle, for $45.2 million...
Above-average returns possible, says Deutsche AM
19 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Real estate should deliver average to above-average returns in many markets going forward, according Deutsche Asset Management...
American Realty snags $206m Boston retail asset
19 August 2016 | Boston | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
American Realty Advisors has purchased a retail asset at Boston’s University Station from Westwood Marketplace Holdings for $206 million...
Alexandra Savelli joins Lunson Mitchenall team
18 August 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Lunson Mitchenall has appointed Alexandra Savelli to its shopping centre leasing team as a surveyor...
Dream REIT accepts realities of Alberta market
18 August 2016 | Toronto | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Dream REIT has recorded losses of $675.3 million and $748.4 million on its Alberta portfolio for the three- and six-month periods ending 30 June...
Passco acquires $80m Phoenix community
18 August 2016 | Chandler, Arizona | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Passco Companies has acquired Almeria at Ocotillo, a class A 389-unit residential community in Chandler, Arizona, for $80 million from PB Bell...
BKM Capital Partners acquires $15.65m asset
17 August 2016 | Las Vegas | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
BKM Capital Partners has purchased Spencer Airport Center in Las Vegas for $15.65 million...
Shoreditch welcomes two new leases
17 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) has completed two new leases in Shoreditch, London...
ESP acquires £21.5m assets
17 August 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Empiric Student Property (ESP) has acquired the freeholds of three properties for £21.5 million...
Aberdeen offers advice on open-ended property funds
16 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Aberdeen Asset Management has issued a briefing on open-ended property funds following the so-called Brexit vote, arguing that fund managers must remain fair to all investors, even in stressed market conditions...
Shoosmiths partners up
16 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Angus Evers and Ed John as partners to its real estate team in London...
CFG secures financing for LA assets
16 August 2016 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Continental Funding Group (CFG) has secured $8.23 million in financing for three Class-A industrial assets in the greater Los Angeles region...
Old Mutual lines up $500 million investment
15 August 2016 | Nigeria | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) are planning to invest $500 million in real estate in Nigeria...
From Russia with good news
15 August 2016 | Moscow | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has found improvements in the hotel, warehouses and office sectors across Russia so far in 2016...
Acquisitions abound for Tritax
12 August 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Tritax Big Box REIT has acquired two warehouse properties, one in Peterborough for £42.9 million and another in Manchester for £23.5 million...
SREF in sweet lease deal
11 August 2016 | Bedforshire, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) has completed a 103,000-square foot unit lease of an industrial distribution centre in Bedfordshire...
BLT continues San Diego expansion
11 August 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The commercial real estate investment company BLT Enterprises has acquired an office building, Sorrento Tech III, in San Diego, California...
Rockcastle targets CEE region
11 August 2016 | Prague | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Rockcastle Global Real Estate Company has acquired Forum Liberec shopping centre in the Czech Republic, for €80 million...
Savills IM launches €300m Italian fund
10 August 2016 | Italy | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has launched the Mercury Fund, a €300 million fund managed on behalf of two Italian investors, Conad and Gruppo Cattolica Assicurazioni...
Urbanest refinances £350 million London portfolio
10 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Urbanest is refinancing its £350 million property portfolio with M&G Investments and Aviva Investors Real Estate Finance...
Happy days for RPA
10 August 2016 | Illinois | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Retail Properties of America (RPA) has seen a successful H1 2016, including dispositions totalling over $400 million, according to its latest figures...
Canadian real estate investment fund attracts shorts
10 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Boardwalk REIT is among short sellers’ most sought after stock in the run-up to its next earnings announcement, according to IHS Markit...
M&G Real Estate expands European team
09 August 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The real estate fund management arm of M&G Investments, M&G Real Estate, has appointed Marc Reijnen as head of asset management in Paris...
Taylor Wimpey sees 20.4 percent price increase
09 August 2016 | Palma de Mallorca, Spain | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Spanish developer Taylor Wimpey España has announced that the average selling price of its properties has increased by 20.4 percent...
Tritax extends loan maturity to 2023
08 August 2016 | London, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Tritax Big Box Real Estate Investment Trust has agreed terms to extend maturity of its £50.87 million loan facility with Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Gironzentrale from July 2020 to July 2023...
Trion Properties gains Silicon Valley apartments
08 August 2016 | Silicon Valley | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
LA based private equity firm Trion Properties has acquired a 48-unit apartment building in Redwood City, Silicon Valley, for $15 million...
Bascom purchases 37th property for $22.15m
08 August 2016 | Redlands, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Bascom Group has acquired Del Flora Apartments, a 152-unit community in Redlands, Southern California, for $22.15 million...
HMRC relocates to Croydon
05 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
HM Revenue and Customs is moving into One Ruskin Square, East Croydon, an office building managed by Schroder UK Real Estate Fund...
Deborah Lloyd to chair AREF
05 August 2016 | London, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF) has appointed Deborah Lloyd to its board as chairman, replacing David Wise, effective from January 2017...
KBS acquires Austin offices
05 August 2016 | Austin, Texas | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
KBS Realty Advisors has acquired Stonebridge Plaza I & II, two office towers in Austin, Texas...
Bank of England finally drops interest rates
04 August 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The Bank of England has dropped interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.25 percent, saying the outlook for growth in the short to medium term has “weakened markedly”...
DIC AG acquires €59.3m German shopping centre
04 August 2016 | Halle, Germany | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Curzon Capital Partners III (CCP), a core plus fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners and Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, has sold a retail centre in Halle, Germany for €59.3 million...
Strong H1 for Hispania
03 August 2016 | Madrid | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios had a strong start to 2016, achieving a net attributable profit of €120 million in H1, 11 times the figure in H1 2015...
UK leads commercial slowdown in Europe
03 August 2016 | London, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Uncertainty around the UK’s affiliation with European Union led to a downturn in commercial real estate investment in H1 2016, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA)...
Kimco shakes up financial outlook
02 August 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Kimco Realty Corporation is planning to implement a set of strategic initiatives, including absorbing its primary taxable real estate investment trust (REIT) subsidiary...
Hunter UK Retail Trust reaches £50 million milestone
01 August 2016 | Nottingham, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hunter Real Estate Investment Managers has acquired two additional retail assets to its Hunter UK Retail Trust, pushing the value of purchases in the trust over £55 million...
Passco acquires $50.4m Louisville asset
29 July 2016 | Louisville, Kentucky | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Passco Companies has purchased The Veranda, a class AA 236-unit residential community in Prospect, Kentucky, for $50.4 million...
Kiel office sells for €20.9 million
29 July 2016 | Kiel, Germany | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hamborner REIT has signed a purchase agreement for an office in Kiel, Germany, for €20.9 million...
Stos Partners acquires $6m San Diego asset
28 July 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Commercial real estate investment and management firm Stos Partners has purchased a 22,000 square-foot multiple-use property in Carlsbad Village, San Diego, for $6 million...
Chinese outflows reach $17 billion
27 July 2016 | Shanghai | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
China has become world’s second largest source of outbound property investment, with cross-border property investment reaching $17 billion in the first five months of 2016...
IW&I redeploys to non-traditional property
27 July 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I) has redeployed approximately 20 percent of its real estate exposure from conventional property investments to non-traditional property freeholds...
Liz Hurley joins Voit Real Estate Services
26 July 2016 | Orange County, California | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Voit Real Estate Services has expanded its brokerage team, appointing Liz Hurley as senior vice president...
Washington REIT completes $111.5 million office sale
26 July 2016 | Maryland | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust has concluded the sale of its 692,000 square-foot Maryland office for $111.5 million...
Hermes completes £100 million of pre-Brexit sales
25 July 2016 | London, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hermes Investment Management completed over £100 million in sales before the UK’s referendum on EU membership on 23 June...
Coima Res acquires Italian assets for €145.5 million
25 July 2016 | Rome | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Coima Res has finalised the acquisition of two prime multitenant commercial properties in Milan and Rome, with a net rentable area of 27,332 square metres, for €145.4 million...
KBS REIT signs new corporate tower lease
25 July 2016 | Clayton, Missouri | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has announced the signing of a new 19,280-square foot lease at Hanley Corporate Tower in Clayton, Missouri, with Varsity Tutors...
Newcastle student studios already booking up
25 July 2016 | Newcastle, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
St James’ House, a student accommodation office block conversion in Newcastle, is already 78 percent let for the 2016-2017 academic year, Crosslane Student Developers has announced...
Boultbee LDN delivers £12.1 million Brockley project
22 July 2016 | London, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Boultbee LDN has completed the sale of all retail units and flats in its high street project in Brockley, raising £12.1 million...
Berlin office block goes from Activum to Quantum
22 July 2016 | Berlin | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
ActivumSG Fund, managed by ActivumSG Capital Management, has sold an office block in Central Berlin to Quantum...
A new ‘Paso’ for George Smith Partners
21 July 2016 | El Paso, Texas | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
George Smith Partners has secured financing for the acquisition of The Preserve at Mesa Hills, a 248-unit community in El Paso, Texas, for a $10.6 million interest-only loan...
Mortgage enquiries rise after Brexit
21 July 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Mortgage enquiries from overseas buyers have risen by 50 per cent since the UK’s vote to leave the EU, according to deVere Mortgages, part of deVere Group...
Passco gains 60 percent on Sundance
20 July 2016 | McDonough, Georgia | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Passco Companies has sold Sundance Creek, a 232-unit community of townhouse style residences in McDonough, Georgia, for about 60 percent more than it acquired it for...
Edinburgh welcomes a W
20 July 2016 | Edinburgh | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Starwood Hotels & Resorts is opening a W Hotel in Edinburgh, as part of TH Real Estate’s Edinburgh St James scheme development...
Commercial property on the up post-Brexit
19 July 2016 | UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Commercial property enquiries have increased by 20 percent since the UK’s EU Referendum, according to property investment consultancy Properties of the World...
Hispania acquires Ibiza hotel for €11 million
19 July 2016 | Ibiza | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Hispania has acquired 100 percent of Later Deroser, owner of the Hotel Paradise Portinatx, for €11 million, with plans to invest €8 million for a full refurbishment of the hotel...
Empiric agrees loan facility with AIB Group
19 July 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Empiric Student Property has agreed a new loan facility of £32.8 million with AIB Group, secured against a portfolio of five forward-funded assets...
Data standards to transform real estate investment
18 July 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
MSCI has launched its Global Data and Methodology Standards for Real Estate Investment, allowing investors to access regular evaluations of the performance of global real estate...
Savills obtains planning permission for Bath hotel
18 July 2016 | Bath, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
International real estate investment manager Savills Investment Management has secured planning permission to convert former office space into a hotel in Bath city centre...
Empiric acquires Bath student housing
18 July 2016 | Bath, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a 31-bed student accommodation property in Bath for £2.6 million...
FCA issues guidance on property fund suspensions
15 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has warned fund managers to keep their obligations to investors in mind, after several asset managers suspended trading on their property portfolios and feeder funds...
Bears sightings increase in London real estate
15 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Short sellers are moving into the UK real estate sector in greater numbers as investor sentiment sours after the referendum, according to Markit...
Brexit update: BoE keeps interest rates the same
14 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The Bank of England has declined to raise interest rates in the face of economic uncertainty following Brexit, but warned that volatility in property prices might require action in the future...
APAC real estate to benefit from Brexit
14 July 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Since the UK’s vote to leave the EU, APAC real estate has benefitted from a rush of liquidity and has seen less economic uncertainty clouding its outlook, according to APREA...
Aviva invests in Coventry student living
14 July 2016 | Coventry, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Regents Godiva has sold a freehold student accommodation building in Coventry to Aviva Investors for £74.5 million...
Developer expands in Stratford-upon-Avon
13 July 2016 | Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
UK & European Investment has purchased Debenhams department store in Stratford-upon-Avon for £12.6 million, reflecting a yield of -6 percent...
Hermes: Investors not sure about ESG
13 July 2016 | Europe | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Although the institutional investment community is starting to accept that it will have to make changes to adapt to a low carbon economy, many investors are still not considering ESG issues...
China leads global residential index
12 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Global cities are increasing housing prices, according to the Knight Frank Global Residential Cities Index...
American Realty acquires $101m Jersey City office
12 July 2016 | Jersey City | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
American Realty Advisors has purchased 30 Montgomery Street, an office tower in the Hudson Waterfront submarket of the New York City Metro area, for $101 million...
Continental Funding Group wins $19m refinancing deal
12 July 2016 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Commercial real estate investment banking firm Continental Funding Group has secured $19 million in fixed-rate refinancing for Courtyard by Marriott, a hotel in Los Angeles...
Henley in £11.5 million industrial sale
11 July 2016 | Country Durham, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Henley Investments has completed the sale of Plant 5, in Aycliffe Industrial Estate, County Durham, to a private international investor, for £11.5 million...
Brexit to favour UK property sales figures
11 July 2016 | London, UK | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The London residential property marketplace is seeing strong sales, but weakening prices in the wake of the UK’s vote to exit the European Union, according to a report from Knight Frank...
Hibernia acquires Dublin office buildings
11 July 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hibernia REIT has exchanged contracts to acquire blocks one, two and five of Clanwilliam Court, located in Dublin 2 for €51 million...
UK Property Market in turmoil
08 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Henderson, Canada Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have become the latest asset managers to suspend their UK property funds, following Standard Life, Aviva and M&G...
Clifford Chance appoints real estate partner
08 July 2016 | New York | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Eddie Frastai has joined Clifford Chance’s US real estate practice as a partner, based in New York...
Canada property market to benefit from Brexit
07 July 2016 | Toronto | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Canadian cities could become the next property havens as the UK’s market faces uncertainty following Brexit, according to Brian Kriter of Cushman & Wakefield.
KBS acquires ‘Technology Triangle’ tower
06 July 2016 | Portland, Oregon | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
KBS Growth & Income REIT has acquired one of Portland’s first traditional office towers for $69 million...
Lease renewal at Phoenix’s Anchor Centre
06 July 2016 | Phoenix, Arizona | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
KBS REIT III has announced the renewal of a 16,194 square foot lease by Northwestern Mutual, a financial planning company, at Anchor Centre in Phoenix...
From Poundland to million-pound land
06 July 2016 | Canterbury, England | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
The £4 million sale of 21 St George’s Street, Cantebury, has been completed by Hermes Investment Management...
Brexit putting commercial property at risk
05 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Standard Life, Aviva and M&G have suspended their property investment funds, fearing a post-Brexit property crash...
Thames Valley in good position despite Brexit
05 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Despite the Brexit uncertainty, town centres across the Thames Valley are experiencing a rental increase, according to Lambert Smith Hampton...
APREA to host India real estate summit
04 July 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) are hosting this year's India Real Estate Summit in association with PwC on 28 July in Singapore...
New business rates regime for London’s skyscrapers
04 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Companies located in London’s 20 tallest skyscrapers can expect to pay an extra £50 million on business rates, according to Colliers International...
Sandra Dowling takes on new role at PwC
04 July 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Sandra Dowling has been named as PwC’s UK real estate leader, effective immediately...
Cape Town to host African Real Estate Summit
04 July 2016 | Cape Town | Reporter: Becky Butcher
African cities have the opportunity to connect with investors and developers at this year’s African Real Estate Summit, located in Cape Town. The conference will be held on 2-3 November...
KBS REIT III signs new lease in Arlington
04 July 2016 | Arlington, Virginia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has signed a new 4,255 square foot lease at 3001 Washington Boulevard with Orangetheory Fitness...
American Realty acquires Chicago office
04 July 2016 | Chicago | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has purchased 1K Fulton, an office asset located in Chicago for $257 million...
Avanath Capital expands Brooklyn portfolio
29 June 2016 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Avanath Capital Management has acquired an affordable housing portfolio consisting of three apartment buildings in Brooklyn, New York for $14.4 million...
RAF Pacifica acquires land in San Diego
28 June 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
RAF Pacifica Group has acquired 18.4 acres of land within the Carlsbad Raceway Business Park, where the firm plans to build two distribution buildings for $15.1 million...
BKM Capital expands Phoenix portfolio
28 June 2016 | Phoenix, Arizona | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BKM Capital Partners has acquired Tempe Commerce Park, a five-building property located in Tempe, Arizona...
BrickVest: Brexit means more market volatility
27 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Real estate investors are likely to move their money out of the UK following the vote to exit the European Union, according to Emmanuel Lumineau, co-founder and CEO of BrickVest...
Brexit will not impact emerging UK housing markets
24 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Brexit will not have a heavy impact on property in Britain’s emerging markets, but will significantly affect London’s property market, according to Jonathan Stephens, managing director of Surrenden Invest...
Brexit: Uncertainty surrounding UK housing market
24 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The UK has voted to leave the EU, as a result, the near term prospects for the UK housing market now look very uncertain, according to Richard Donnell, insight director at Hometrack...
EPRA real estate index hits 100
23 June 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Becky Butcher
European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) developed Europe real estate index reaches the 100 constituents milestone and has passed the €200 billion market capitalisation mark...
Brexit brings UK property market fears
23 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Regardless of the outcome of the EU Referendum, fears are already playing out with both buyers and sellers becoming more cautious about the UK property market, according to Nikolas Xenofontos, director of risk management at easyMarkets...
BLT Enterprises acquires San Diego property
23 June 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BLT Enterprises has acquired Sorrento Tech II, a two building office and research and development campus located in the Sorrento Mesa submarket of San Diego fir $12.6 million...
Meyer Bergman and BCP complete Dublin transaction
22 June 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Meyer Bergman and BCP have purchased €110 million of high street buildings and retail units in Dublin...
BLT Enterprises purchases four-property portfolio
21 June 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BLT Enterprises has acquired a four-building office, flex and industrial portfolio from Cordia Capital Management...
LSH launches new online sales platform
21 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) will be launching its new online sales platform on 30 June to sell £15 million of UK real estate investment...
Blackstone acquires Ireland retail property
20 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV has purchased Blanchardstown Centre in Ireland from Green Property...
Actis raises $500 million for new fund
20 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Actis has closed its third private real estate fund, Actis Africa Real Estate Fund 3, with commitments totalling more than $500 million, exceeding the $400 million target...
HREIM completes acquisitions worth £21.3 million
20 June 2016 | Edinburgh | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hunter Real Estate Investment Managers (HREIM) has completed £21.3 million of acquisitions across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Bristol...
PHG secures 10 new hotels
16 June 2016 | Atlanta | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Peachtree Hotel Group has added 10 hotels to its portfolio for an investment of approximately $183 million...
Retail centre sells for more than $10 million
15 June 2016 | California | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
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Commercial real estate investment services firm Marcus & Millichap has facilitated the sale of a retail centre in Simi Valley, California, for $10.15 million, or $445 per square foot...
J.P. Morgan: Investors choosing real assets
14 June 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Just over half of investors who attended the Global Real Assets Conference in New York said they currently allocate 7 to 15 percent of their total portfolio to real assets...
Capital moving to alternative strategies
13 June 2016 | Berlin | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Institutional investors are seeking to allocate more of their capital to alternative strategies, including real estate, in a quest for strong returns in the low interest rate environment, according to a new study from BNY Mellon...
Empiric acquires Leeds student property
10 June 2016 | Leeds, England | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a 127-bed student accommodation property in Leeds for £17.8 million...
Henley launches first US offices
10 June 2016 | Boston | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Surrey-based Henley Investments has opened its first US offices in Boston and California...
Pacific REIT appoints Indos as depository
09 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Pacific Industrial & Logistics REIT has appointed Indos Financial as depository...
Ironshore adds new chief underwriting officer
09 June 2016 | Boston | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Ironshore has named Shawn Homand as chief underwriting officer of global property. He will be based in the firm’s Boston office...
Ardian hires real estate trio
09 June 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Ironshore has named Shawn Homand as chief underwriting officer of global property. He will be based in the firm’s Boston office...
Simmons & Simmons boosts real estate practice
08 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Law firm Simmons & Simmons has expanded in London with the appointment of Deian Rhys as partner in its real estate practice...
MG Properties sells multifamily community
07 June 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MG Properties Group has sold Terracina, a multifamily property located in Ontario, for $142 million...
PwC promotes Hughes to global leader
06 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
PwC has taken on Craig Hughes as global real estate leader, effective 1 July 2016...
29th Street acquires Phoenix apartments
06 June 2016 | Arizona | Reporter: Becky Butcher
29th Street Capital has acquired Park Tower Apartments, a multifamily community in Chandler, Arizona...
Nomura to enter Asia infrastructure business
02 June 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Nomura is planning to establish a new infrastructure project office to expand and develop its Asia platform...
Empiric Student acquires Leicester accommodation
02 June 2016 | Leicester | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has acquired the freeholds of three operational, direct-let, student accommodation properties in Leicester...
KBS appoints new regional VP
01 June 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Capital Markets Group has named Dominic Alto as regional vice president in Sarasota, Florida...
M&G partners with Telford Homes for Bow build
01 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate and Telford Homes have signed a £69.3 million deal to finance and build 150 new private rental homes in Bow, London...
KBS acquires Silicon Valley office building
27 May 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II has purchased a three-story office building for $51.5 million...
Delancey reveals Elephant and Castle town proposals
26 May 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Delancey’s client fund DV4 and pension fund asset manager APG have revealed their latest proposals for a new town centre in London’s Elephant and Castle...
AEW Europe and Natixis launch new fund
26 May 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Becky Butcher
AEW Europe and Natixis Asset Management have launched a new real estate debt fund, SELF II...
Banks’ return to CRE lending increasing risk
26 May 2016 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The landscape of commercial real estate lending has shifted considerably following the recession, according to S&P's, with the current higher concentrations of banks in the sector now putting themselves at risk...
Tritax Big Box acquires distribution centre
24 May 2016 | East Midlands | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Tritax Big Box REIT has exchanged contracts to acquire a national distribution centre let to DSG Retail, a part of Dixons Carphone group, for a purchase price of £77.3 million...
Washington REIT completes Riverside apartments deal
23 May 2016 | Washington | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has completed the acquisition of Riverside Apartments, an apartment community in Alexandria, Virginia, for $244 million...
Citivest Commercial acquires Oregon shopping centre
23 May 2016 | Oregon | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Citivest Commercial has purchased the Jackson Creek Center, a grocery-anchored shopping centre in the Medford area of Oregon...
Round Hill Capital acquires residential portfolio
20 May 2016 | The Netherlands | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Round Hill Capital has purchased a residential portfolio in the Netherlands with a total value of approximately €110 million...
Intercontinental acquires office campus
20 May 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation has acquired Apollo at Rosecrans, a four-building office campus. The purchase price was not disclosed...
Hermes senior debt fund completes loan
20 May 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hermes Investment Management has completed a £42 million loan for its senior debt fund...
American Realty acquires multi-family asset
20 May 2016 | Colorado | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has acquired a 314-unit multi-family property located in downtown Denver...
KBS sells office and research development building
18 May 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS REIT II has finalised the sale of a two-storey office and research development building in San Jose, California, to Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II, for $44 million...
GSP secures $115.3 million refinancing
18 May 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
George Smith Partners has secured $115.3 million in cash-out refinancing for Orsini II, a 566-unit multifamily apartment community in Los Angeles...
CACEIS wins real estate mandate from Credit Suisse
16 May 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Credit Suisse Real Estate Investment Management Germany has selected CACEIS to administer its German real estate funds...
BNY Mellon: real assets increasingly attractive
12 May 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Real estate, infrastructure and private equity managers anticipate strong growth in assets in the next five years, according to BNY Mellon...
George Smith Partners secures acquisition financing
05 May 2016 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Becky Butcher
George Smith Partners has successfully secured financing on behalf of Canadian retail investment firm CormackHill for the recent acquisition of the Fred Segal retail property in California...
UK property yields to uncertainty in Q1
04 May 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MSCI recorded a total return of 1.1 percent in UK property investments in Q1 2016 as indicated in the IPD UK Quarterly Property Index...
Passco Companies bags core multifamily community
03 May 2016 | Orlando | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Passco Companies has acquired The Ivy, a 248-unit newly constructed multifamily community in Florida Hospital Health Village in Orlando...
Trion Properties repositions value-add property
03 May 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Trion Properties has successfully repositioned and rebranded The Eleanor, a 41-unit boutique apartment community in Los Angeles...
Empiric Student acquires Falmouth site
29 April 2016 | Falmouth | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has exchanged contracts to acquire the freehold of a site in Falmouth for £2.3 million...
Commercial property investment falls 40 percent
28 April 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
European commercial real estate investment fell 40 percent in Q1 2016 from the previous year, according to research by Real Capital Analytics (RCA)...
Irish property total returns down in Q1
27 April 2016 | Dublin | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Irish property recorded a 2.9 percent total return in Q1 2016 as per the Ireland Quarterly Property Index, according to MSCI...
Empiric Student acquires Manchester accommodation
25 April 2016 | Manchester | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has acquired the long leasehold of a 561-bed scheme in Manchester for £29.5 million from MCR Property Group...
Global real estate outperforms other asset classes
22 April 2016 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MSCI recorded an increase in global total returns to 10.7 percent in 2015 as indicated in the IPD Global Annual Property Index...
BrickVest hits £1 million for two investments
21 April 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BrickVest has raised £1 million, closing two oversubscribed investments two months after their launch date...
Harbor closes third creative office acquisition
14 April 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Harbor Associates has acquired 3 Burrough’s, a 37,000 square foot former flex office building that will be transformed into a creative office campus...
Meyer Bergman sells Czech shopping centre
13 April 2016 | Ústi nad Labem, Czech Republic | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Meyer Bergman Fund has sold Forum Ústi nad Labem shopping centre in the Czech Republic to New Europe Property Investments for €82.6 million...
Rexford Industrial acquires industrial portfolio
12 April 2016 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Rexford Industrial Realty has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a private REIT that owns a portfolio on nine industrial properties for $191 million...
Terra Caribbean launches new real estate division
11 April 2016 | Bridgetown | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Terra Caribbean, a real estate group located in Barbados, has launched a new dedicated real estate division...
Bascom buys apartment community in California
11 April 2016 | Irvine, California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Bascom Group has acquired Juniper Terrace, a 43-unit apartment community located in Escondido, California, for $7.7 million...
George Smith Partners secures $30 million financing
08 April 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Georgia Smith Partners has successfully secured a $30 million in bridge financing for a multifamily development land and a office building in Hollywood, California...
American Realty sells two multifamily properties
07 April 2016 | Austin, Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has sold two multifamily apartment communities located in Austin, Texas...
Passco acquires Nashville multifamily community
06 April 2016 | Nashville, Tennessee | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Passco Companies has acquired The Overlook, a 452-unit multifamily community in Nashville, for $51.4 million...
Blackstone shakes up Asia Pacific team
06 April 2016 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Blackstone has appointed a new Asia Pacific leadership team to enhance its management capabilities across the region...
MG Properties acquires apartments in Portland
06 April 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MG Properties Group has acquired Russellville Common Apartments in Portland, Oregon, for $57.9 million...
Empiric agrees new £80 million loan facility
05 April 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has agreed a new fixed rate term loan facility of £80 million...
BKM Capital acquires four industrial business parks
05 April 2016 | Phoenix, Arizona | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BKM Capital Partners has acquired four industrial business parks comprising 442,173 square feet of space, in the Phoenix metro area for $34.5 million...
Mitsui Fudosan appoints new managing director
01 April 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Mitsui Fudosan UK has appointed Eiichiro Onozawa as managing director, effective 1 April...
Empiric acquires York student property
31 March 2016 | York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Empiric Student Property has purchased the land and entered into a forward funded development agreement for a 115-bed, student accommodation development in York for £11.1 million...
RAF Pacifica acquires industrial portfolio
31 March 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Newly formed RAF Pacifica Group has acquired a portfolio of 16 individual buildings throughout six multi-tenant industrial parks in San Diego...
Empiric Student acquires Reading property
30 March 2016 | Reading | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of an 83-bed, student accommodation property, located in Reading, for £13 million...
Tritax acquires Argos distribution centre
30 March 2016 | Burton-upon-Trent | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Tritax Big Box REIT has acquired Argos’s National Distribution Centre at Barton Business park, located in Burton-upon-Trent for a purchase price of £74.65 million...
Avanath Capital enter Pacific Northwest market
24 March 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Avanath Capital Management has acquired two affordable multifamily assets, including Silver Springs, a 251-unit property in the Seattle metro suburb and Oak Village, a 117-unit property in California...
Trion Properties launches debut fund
22 March 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Trion Properties has launched its first investment fund vehicle, targeting $30 million in equity to reach $100 million in buying power...
Housing apartments get RAD refit
18 March 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Hudson Valley Property Group and Phoenix Realty Group have teamed up to acquire, renovate and preserve 612 units of formerly at-risk Mitchell-Lama workforce housing apartments...
Quaero gets UCITS status for real asset fund
16 March 2016 | Meyrin, Switzerland | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Quaero Capital’s Real Assets fund has achieved UCITS status following a three-year incubation period...
SREF completes purchase of Staycity Hotel
11 March 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) has completed the £32.4 million purchase of two serviced apartment buildings at the mixed-use development, High Point Village, Hayes, in West London...
Passco acquires multifamily asset in Washington DC
10 March 2016 | Alexandria, Virginia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Passco Companies has acquired The Shelby, a core 240-unit multifamily community in Washington DC’s metro area of Alexandria, Virginia, for $69.5 million...
Investcorp targets European real estate with new hire
09 March 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Investcorp has appointed Neil Hasson as managing director to spearhead its European real estate investment initiative...
Matthews appoints new head of multifamily advisors division
07 March 2016 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Matthews Real Estate Investment Services has appointed David Harrington as executive vice president and national director of the multifamily advisors division...
M&G Real Estate to fund UK housing scheme
02 March 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate is set to fund the UK’s first build to rent housing development in North Acton, West London...
Passco Companies secures four national retail tenants
26 February 2016 | Hanford | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Passco Companies has secured Buffalo Wild Wings, Five Guys, Dunkin Donuts and Pieology as tenants for its retail asset, Hanford Mall in Hanford California...
CACEIS completes migration of Crédit Agricole
25 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
CACEIS has completed the migration of all Crédit Agricole Assurances portfolios to its new Central European accounting platform...
ConAm closes its multifamily investment fund
24 February 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The ConAm Group has closed its fund, the ConAm Multifamily Acquisition Fund, completing its $120 million capital raise...
KBS renews and expands lease with Highland Homes
23 February 2016 | Plano, Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Realty Advisors has signed a lease with Highland Homes for 39,334 square feet of space at Parkwood Place, an office property located in Plano, Texas...
CYS Investments loses Spark
22 February 2016 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Frances Spark, CFO and treasurer of CYS Investments, will retire from her positions at the end of May...
BKM Capital Partners closes institutional fund
19 February 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BKM Capital Partners has closed its first institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I, with $105 million in equity commitments and $300 million in buying power...
Bilfinger GVA appoints new chief executive
19 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Bilfinger GVA has appointed Gerry Hughes as its new chief executive...
KBS REIT I signs ADP Plaza lease
18 February 2016 | Portland | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust has signed a lease with ExamWorks for 14,504 square feet of space at ADP Plaza...
American Realty acquires industrial asset
18 February 2016 | Philadelphia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has acquired a warehouse distribution property in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia...
BrickVest re-builds real estate investment
18 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Financial technology firm, BrickVest has launched its online real estate investment platform, allowing for relatively small investments into real estate opportunities usually only available to large institutions...
Harworth Estates receives planning consent
17 February 2016 | Nottingham | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Harworth Estates in partnership with Welbeck Estate has received outline-planning consent for a mixed-use development adjoining the Welbeck Country Park in Nottinghamshire...
Immochan and CBRE expand strategic partnership
17 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Immochan and APFC, represented by CBRE Global Investors, have expanded their strategic joint venture partnership through the acquisition of the Alegro Setúbal shopping centre in Portugal...
HFF secures $33 million refinancing
17 February 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has secured $33 million of refinancing for Hampton Inn, a 184-room, select-service hotel in San Diego...
RBC wins Madison International mandate
17 February 2016 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
RBC Investor & Treasury Services has been selected by Madison International Realty to manage its fund administration, in support of its closed-end ICAV real estate fund...
Record year for London West End office investment
17 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The London West End office investment market has had a record year totalling £7.4 billion in sales, according to Knight Frank...
Hamborner REIT on track for growth
16 February 2016 | Duisburg | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hamborner REIT has continued to increase its portfolio with the purchase of another office property in Münster...
M&G Investments launches first institutional fund
15 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Investments has launched the first pooled institutional fund to invest in long lease European real estate...
KBS Strategic signs lease for office portfolio
12 February 2016 | Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT has signed three leasing deals for its Richardson Office Portfolio in Texas, totalling 15,688 square feet...
KBS REIT II signs lease for San Diego tech centre
11 February 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II has signed a new lease at Horizon Tech Center in San Diego with Ingenu, a wireless technology specialist, for 27,855 square feet of space...
Trion Properties acquires two multi-family properties
10 February 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Trion Properties has acquired two value-add multi-family assets, located in Easy Bay of San Francisco’s Bay area...
Spirit Bascom acquires multi-family portfolio
10 February 2016 | Connecticut | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Spirit Bascom Ventures, together with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, have closed on a purchase of two multi-family assets, totalling 838 units in Nashville, Tennessee...
Planning submitted for 1 Undershaft
09 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Aroland Holdings has submitted a detailed planning application for the tallest building in London...
KBS REIT III signs two leases in Chicago
08 February 2016 | Chicago | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has signed two leases totalling 14,817 square feet at 500 West Madison...
First REIT starts 2016 with joint acquisition
08 February 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Bowsprit Capital Corp, the manager of First REIT, has entered into a joint venture with Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust in connection with the joint acquisition of a development in Yogyakarta, Indonesia...
CVMC REIT purchases healthcare and data properties
04 February 2016 | Florida | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Carter Validus Mission Critical (CVMC) REIT II has acquired healthcare and data properties, for approximately $58.9 million...
CareTrust REIT acquires Iowa nursing portfolio
04 February 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
CareTrust REIT has acquired a portfolio of nine skilled nursing facilities in Iowa for a purchase price of approximately $32.7 million...
Morguard North acquires Ottawa apartment building
04 February 2016 | Mississauga, Ontario | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Morguard North American Residential REIT has purchased 160 Chapel Street, an apartment building located in Ottawa, for $67 million...
Apache Capital fully fund £128 million development
03 February 2016 | Manchester | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Apache Capital Partners has acquired the development of Angel Gardens, a 34-storey premium accommodation scheme in Manchester, in conjunction with its joint venture, Moda Living, for £128 million...
Round Hill Capital acquires four residential portfolios
02 February 2016 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Round Hill Capital has acquired four residential portfolios in the Netherlands with a total value of approximately €100 million...
M&G Real Estate hit record £4.2 billion in 2015
01 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate sold £4.2 billion in real estate assets in 2015, taking the total level of transactions to more than £11 billion over the past three years...
American Realty acquires core industrial asset
28 January 2016 | Chicago | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has acquired 1-88 Gateway Logistics Center, a 604,565 square foot industrial property in Chicago...
KBS REIT III acquires Charlotte property
26 January 2016 | North Carolina | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS REIT III has purchased Carillon, a 476,308 square foot building in Charlotte...
KBS REIT III signs lease in St Louis
22 January 2016 | Missouri | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has signed two leases totalling 13,229 square feet at 101 South Hanley, an office building in St Louis, Missouri...
Maitland receives licence for PERE sector
21 January 2016 | Malta | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Maitland is now able to act as an alternative investment fund manager for private equity and real estate alternative investment funds...
KBS Realty signs seven leases in Dallas
21 January 2016 | Dallas, Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Realty Advisors has signed seven leases totalling 35,015 square feet at Providence Towers in Dallas.
Apache Capital Partners appoints new chairman
20 January 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Apache Capital Partners has appointed Mervyn Howard as chairman.
Luxembourg sees boost in real estate funds
20 January 2016 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Luxembourg has seen an increase in domiciled real estate investment funds (REIFs), according to a survey from the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and EY Luxembourg...
Crosslane acquires Newcastle property
19 January 2016 | Newcastle | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Crosslane Student Developments has successfully acquired an office property on St James’s Street in Newcastle...
Australia and Japan to lead 2016 rental growth
18 January 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The strongest rental growth prospects will be found in Australia and Japan this year, according to the latest Asia Pacific Outlook by M&G Real Estate...
CACEIS wins securitisation mandate
14 January 2016 | Paris | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Financial services group ACOFI Gestion has selected CACEIS as depository and settlement bank for two new securitisation funds, including one dedicated to real estate assets...
Aberdeen Asset Management acquires Albert Dock
14 January 2016 | Liverpool | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Aberdeen Asset Management has completed the acquisition of the commercial element forming the Albert Dock development from Albert Dock Company, a subsidiary of Arrowcraft...
Intercontinental and MG Properties do apartment deal
13 January 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation and MG Properties Group have acquired Carmel Hacienda Heights Apartments, a 350-unit property in California...
American Realty sells Oakland office
12 January 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors and its partner, Westcore Properties, have sold 1221 City Center, an office tower, based in Oakland, California...
KBS signs San Jose property lease
11 January 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Realty Advisors has signed a new 85,017 square foot lease with NextEv at 3200 North First Street in San Jose. NextEv will fully occupy the building...
Meyer Bergman Fund invests in Milan development
11 January 2016 | Milan | Reporter: Becky Butcher
A fund advised by Meyer Bergman has acquired four vacant buildings in Milan’s longest shopping street, Corso Buenos Aires, which it plans to redevelop. The terms of the purchased were not disclosed...
American Realty sells OC office centre
08 January 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has sold its 229,000 square-foot office building located in Irvine, California, to New York Real Estate Investors...
West Sussex county council to open science park
07 January 2016 | Horsham | Reporter: Becky Butcher
West Sussex County Council plans to transform a disused site into a centre for health and life sciences companies...
Orange County lease rates continue to rise
07 January 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Orange County office market continued to improve in 2015, posting over 850,000 square feet of positive net absorption for the year, according to a Q4 market report by Voit Real Estate Services...
KBS Strategic acquires 2200 Paseo Verde
07 January 2016 | Nevada | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II has acquired 2200 Paseo Verde, a 59,818 square foot office property located in Henderson, Nevada, for $13.4 million...
Griffin Capital acquires three-property portfolio
06 January 2016 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT has acquired a three-property portfolio from Global Income Trust...
American Hotel Income appoints duo to its board
05 January 2016 | Vancouver | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Hotel Income Properties (AHIP) REIT has appointed Beth Walters and Richard Frank to its board of directors, with immediate effect...
Tristan Fund agrees €273 million purchase
23 December 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
EPISO 4, a fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, has agreed to purchase a 15-property portfolio ofshopping centres and shops in the Netherlands...
American Realty acquires Criterion on the Promenade
18 December 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has acquired Criterion on the Promenade, a high street mixed-use asset located in Santa Monica...
Passco Companies acquires apartment community
18 December 2015 | Arizona | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Passco Companies has acquired a 218-unit multi-family community, Luxe Scottsdale, for $52 million in Arizona...
Blackstone completes MB Aerospace acquisition
17 December 2015 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Blackstone's private equity funds have successfully completed the acquisition of MB Aerospace, an engine component manufacturer and repair business, from Arlington Capital Partners...
ConAm Group acquires two multi-family assets
15 December 2015 | Las Vegas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The ConAm Group has expanded its portfolio in Las Vegas and Phoenix with the acquisition of two multi-family properties...
European Investment Bank backs new hospital
15 December 2015 | Birmingham | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Europe Investment Bank has agreed to provide £107 million to support construction of the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Birmingham...
BNP Paribas adds Steel to real estate business
14 December 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BNP Paribas Real Estate has appointed Jonathan Steel as head of global corporate solutions, as part of a strategic drive to expand its international corporate real estate division...
SGX welcomes BHG Retail REIT to mainboard
11 December 2015 | Singapore | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BHG Retail REIT is now listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) mainboard, under the stock code ‘BMGU’...
HMC acquires Ohio office portfolio
10 December 2015 | Alabama | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Harbert United States Real Estate Fund (HUSREF), in conjunction with Smith/Hallemann Partners, recently acquired a 730,000 square foot, five office-building portfolio in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio...
Crestbridge expands with new London office
09 December 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Crestbridge has expanded its presence in the UK with the opening of a new office in London...
Tritax Big Box acquires retailer’s distribution centre
09 December 2015 | Liverpool | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Tritax Big Box REIT has completed the purchase of the Matalan Retail Northern Distribution Centre at Knowsley Business Park in Liverpool, for £42.3 million, net of acquisition costs...
1 Undershaft to be among London’s tallest buildings
07 December 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Aroland Holdings has revealed plans for a new skyscraper at 1 Undershaft that would become one of the tallest buildings in London’s financial district...
Voit completes nine industrial sales
07 December 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Voit Real Estate Services has completed the sale of nine industrial properties in California, for a total of approximately $50 million...
TH Real Estate appoints client service manager
03 December 2015 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Becky Butcher
TH Real Estate has appointed Jana Fiedler as client service manager in its Frankfurt office...
MCA Realty sells multi-tenant property
02 December 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MCA Realty has sold three of the four buildings of the Brookhollow Freeway Showroom Center, a multi-tenant retail facility...
Henley completes £10.8 million freehold sale
01 December 2015 | Birmingham | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Henley has completed the freehold sale of Quadrant Point, a five-acre modern industrial site, to Atlantic Leaf Properties for £10.8 million...
InterRent REIT acquires Quebec and Ontario properties
30 November 2015 | Ontario | Reporter: Becky Butcher
InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust has agreed to acquire a property in Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal...
Regional REIT listed on LSE
26 November 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Guernsey real estate investment trust Regional REIT has been listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange...
American Realty Advisors sells Florida office building
25 November 2015 | Florida | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has sold the Yamato Office Center in South Florida...
KBS Capital Markets names regional vice president
23 November 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
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KBS Capital Markets Group has hired Kenny Miley as regional vice president...
M&G Real Estate welcomes Olivier Vellay
17 November 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate has appointed Olivier Vellay as head of investment for continental Europe...
CalPERS agrees $3 billion sale of real estate assets
16 November 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has agreed to sell approximately $3 billion in assets from its real estate investment portfolio to Blackstone’s Strategic Partners Fund Solutions...
Hunter UK Retail Trust completes three deals
13 November 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hunter Real Estate Investment manager has completed its first acquisition in its Hunter UK Retail Trust, since the summer launch, after purchasing three high street assets...
KBS REIT III signs Dallas deal
13 November 2015 | Dallas, Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has signed four leases totalling 13,914 square-feet at Sterling Plaza in Dallas...
KBS REIT III acquires Arlington property
10 November 2015 | Virginia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has acquired a new, eight story building located in a neighbourhood of Arlington for $52 million...
Crosslane opens new student accommodation
09 November 2015 | Bristol | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Crosslane Student Developments has opened its student accommodation development, St Lawrence House in Bristol, with a total development value of £19.1 million...
Capita appointed to administer Regional REIT
06 November 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Regional REIT, managed by Toscafund Asset Management, has appointed Capita as provider of company secretarial, fund accounting and registrar services to the fund...
Angel Court on track for Q4 2016 finish
06 November 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Angel Court, Mitsui Fudosan UK and Stanhope have reached the halfway mark to the completion of a City of London office building ahead of its Q4 2016 deadline...
Azure Hotels acquires Radisson Blu Hotel
05 November 2015 | Hamburg | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Azure Hotels has acquired the Radisson Blu Hotel in Hamburg from Invesco...
KBS REIT III expands Tower 909 with new lease
03 November 2015 | Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has signed a lease to expand Tower 909 by 15,994 square feet with FDL Energy...
Keppel DC REIT acquires data centre
30 October 2015 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Keppel DC REIT has agreed a forward sale and purchase deal with mainCubes One Immobilien for the mainCubes Data Centre...
St. Joe Company executives admit improper accounting
29 October 2015 | Washington DC | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Former executives and accounting directors of The St. Joe Company, a Florida-based real estate developer and landowner, have admitted to charges of improper accounting...
BMO launches pan-European property strategy
29 October 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BMO Real Estate Partners has launched its first pan-European property investment strategy, committing €150 million from German institutional investors...
Congress introduces bill to block FHLB membership rule
28 October 2015 | Washington DC | Reporter: Becky Butcher
A bill has been introduced into US Congress that would stop the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) from moving forward with its rule to exclude captive insurance companies from being Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLB) members...
Avanath Capital acquires apartment portfolio
27 October 2015 | Brooklyn | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Avanath Capital Management has acquired a multi-family portfolio in Brooklyn, New York, in an off-market transaction...
Perennial Real Estate Holdings joins SGX
26 October 2015 | Singapore | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Perennial Real Estate Holdings has listed three-year retail bonds on the Singapore Exchange (SGX)...
Maven Capital Partners completes office purchase
21 October 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Maven Capital Partners has completed the purchase of an office building in Maidenhead...
KBS REIT II re-signs Netgear
21 October 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS REIT II has renewed its lease with Netgear at Plumeria Building in San Jose...
Passco Companies acquires multi-family community
21 October 2015 | Georgia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Passco Companies has acquired The Estate at Crossroads, a 344-unit, multi-family community located in the Duluth submarket of Gwinnett County, Georgia...
KBS Capital Markets hires regional vice president
20 October 2015 | Minnesota | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Capital Markets Group has hired Jason Johnson as regional vice president...
American Realty sells multi-family community
19 October 2015 | Illinois | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has sold a 368-unit multi-family apartment community in the Chicago submarket of Aurora, Illinois...
George Smith Partners secures $20.9 million financing
16 October 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
George Smith Partners has secured $20.9 million in bridge financing on behalf of its client, Massie Capital and Glenn & Shannon Dellimore, for the $25 million acquisition of Gershwin Apartments...
BKM Capital acquires industrial business park
15 October 2015 | Arizona | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BKM Capital Partners has acquired the Koll Cotton Center, a seven building industrial business park in Phoenix for $26 million...
George Smith Partners secures joint venture financing
14 October 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
George Smith Partners has successfully secured $39.7 million in new joint venture equity financing for the development of The Park...
Real Capital Analytics appoints Petra Blazkova
13 October 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Real Capital Analytics (RCA) has appointed Petra Blazkova as head of analytics for the Asia Pacific region, a newly created position for the company...
Voit goes for broker
13 October 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Voit Real Estate Services has restructured its management so that it will be a broker-led organisation going forward, under the leadership of former executive manager director Eric Hinkleman as CEO...
Hunter launches UK retail trust fund
01 October 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hunter Real Estate Investment Managers has launched the Hunter UK retail trust...
Henley appoint new managing director
01 October 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Henley has appointed Tom Tippetts as managing director of the firm’s newest division, Henley Camland...
Milestone Apartments completes $45 million acquisition
29 September 2015 | Dallas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust has completed the purchase of Estates at Vista Ridge, located in Dallas, Texas, for $45 million...
MCA Realty further expands in Las Vegas
29 September 2015 | Las Vegas, Nevada | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MCA Realty has increased its investment in Las Vegas with the acquisition of four industrial properties...
M&G Real Estate completes London lettings
28 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate has completed a string of lettings at Building 1 Minster Court in London since the beginning of August...
KBS REIT III acquires financial plaza
25 September 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has acquired Almaden Financial Plaza, located in downtown San Jose for $150 million...
Unite acquires two Bristol properties
23 September 2015 | Bristol | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Unite Group has acquired two development sites in Bristol...
Goodwin Procter hires David Bernstein
23 September 2015 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Goodwin Procter has expanded its real estate capital markets group with the addition of David Bernstein, who will join as counsel in its business law department, based in New York...
Cress Capital acquires industrial property
22 September 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Cress Capital has acquired a 30-acre property including two industrial buildings totalling 310,000 square feet, as well as a 10-acre excess land parcel for approximately $11.3 million...
Tritax Big Box purchase distribution facility
22 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Tritax Big Box REIT has completed the land purchase and entered into contracts to provide forward funding for the development of a new regional distribution facility...
MG Properties sets record in Reno
21 September 2015 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
MG Properties Group has acquired two multifamily properties, encompassing 722 units in the largest multi-housing bulk transaction in the history of Reno, Nevada, for $68.1 million...
A-REIT acquires first logistic portfolio
18 September 2015 | Australia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Ascendas Fund Management has proposed the acquisition of a portfolio of 26 logistics properties located in Australia for £470 million...
M&G Real Estate to fund industrial development
17 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate is to fund the construction of distribution space at Logistics North in Bolton...
TH Real Estate secures €231 million debt financing
16 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
TH Real Estate has secured a new €231 million debt financing on behalf of the Cityhold Office Partnership, a €22 billion pan-European office vehicle...
GeoPhy launches disruptive property data platform
16 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
GeoPhy has launched the first holistic, vertical and horizontal source property data for the UK property industry...
Prudential Real Estate acquires residential tower
16 September 2015 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) has acquired Twenty|20, a newly developed, luxury residential tower in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from Canyon Partners Real Estate...
Pure Multi-Family completes mortgage refinancing
15 September 2015 | Richardson, Texas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Pure Multi-Family REIT has completed the refinancing of Prairie Creek Villas, located in Richardson, Texas...
Carter Validus acquires multiple healthcare properties
14 September 2015 | Florida | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Carter Validus Mission Critical (CVMC) REIT II has acquired multiple healthcare real estate properties for an aggregate purchase price of more than $113 million in late July 2015...
Henley appoints CBRE chief financial officer
11 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Henley Investment has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Stuart Savidge as CFO...
SREF completes £17 million sale
11 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) has completed the sale of Quadrant Park in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, to Royal London Mutual Insurance Society...
Empiric acquires Exeter development
10 September 2015 | Exeter | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Empiric Student Property has acquired a site on Bonhay Road, Exeter, for £2.5 million...
M&G real estate welcomes Paul Crossbie
10 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate has appointed Paul Crossbie to lead its logistics and industrials team...
Hamborner REIT invests €25 million
09 September 2015 | Duisburg | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hamborner REIT has continued its streak of acquisitions after performing a capital increase in July and signing agreements for Hornschuch-Center in Fürth and the Westoria Gießen...
Tritax Big Box exchange contracts for new warehouse
09 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of Tritax Big Box REIT has exchanged conditional contracts to acquire the land and provide forward funding for the development of a new distribution warehouse facility, pre-let in its entirety to Howdens Joinery Group...
M&G Real Estate invests in Madrid office scheme
03 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate has acquired a 35,000 square metre office property in the central business district of Madrid in a deal worth approximately €175 million...
ConAm expands investment in California
02 September 2015 | Brentwood, California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The ConAm Group has expanded its multi-family portfolio in the Bay Area with the $26.4 million acquisition of TownCentre Commons, a 137-unit apartment community in Brentwood, California...
HNA acquires Canary Wharf property
01 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
HNA Group has successfully exchanged contracts with KanAM Group for the acquisition of 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, in London...
American Realty Advisors sells office complex
26 August 2015 | American Realty Advisors sells office complex | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has sold an office complex, compromising 294,663 square feet, in Waltham, Massachusetts...
KBS Realty Advisors names new vice president
26 August 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Realty Advisors has promoted Clint Copulos to vice president of asset management for the markets in Portland, Oregon, and Sacramento, California...
Harbert completes Mercedes-Benz’s acquisition
24 August 2015 | Atlanta | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Harbert United States Real Estate fund has recently acquired Sterling Pointe I and II, a two-building, 351,000 square foot office portfolio, located in Atlanta...
Disproportionate burden for real estate investors
21 August 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
A number of real estate bodies have warned that the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) is placing a “disproportionate operational and legal burden” on non-financial counterparties (NFCs) including real estate investors...
Empiric to acquire Bath student property
20 August 2015 | Bath | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Empiric Student Property has exchanged contracts to acquire, on practical completion, the freehold on a site to be developed for a student accommodation scheme on James Street West in Bath...
KBS Growth & Income acquires tech centre
19 August 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS Growth and Income REIT has acquired its first property, Von Karman Tech Center, in Irvine, California...
BKM Capital Partners secures 29 leases
18 August 2015 | Las Vegas | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BKM Capital Partners has secured 29 leases in three of its Las Vegas industrial assets...
IEC acquires California apartment complex
12 August 2015 | San Rafael, California | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Institutional fund manager Interstate Equities Corporation has bought a 46-unit multi-family community in San Rafael, California, from a private family owner for an undisclosed sum...
Northern Property and True North combine
11 August 2015 | Calgary | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Two REITs are combining to create Canada’s third largest publicly traded multi-family trust...
Vista UK acquires Baltic Village
07 August 2015 | Liverpool | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Vista UK Residential Real Estate Fund, the joint venture between Countrywide and Hermes Investment, has entered into an agreement to acquire Baltic Village in Liverpool for more than £50 million...
Hamborner REIT invests further funds
06 August 2015 | Duisburg | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hamborner REIT has acquired retail centre Westoria Gießen for approximately €32 million, after completing its capital increase in July...
McGrath family sells legacy asset
06 August 2015 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The McGrath family has sold a portion of the 294, 426 square-foot retail portfolio in the Kearny Mesa submarket of San Diego, California...
Record highs for commercial property investment
03 August 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Europe’s commercial real estate investment market has had its strongest H1 in eight years, lining it up for an annual record, according to research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA)...
SEB Asset Management repositions office complex
31 July 2015 | Budapest | Reporter: Becky Butcher
SEB Asset Management has signed a 15-year lease with the Hungarian government for 6,100 square metres of space in the Central Udvar office building at Wesselenyi Street, Budapest...
M&G Real Estate invests in office scheme
28 July 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
M&G Real Estate has acquired a 35,000 square metre office property in the central business district of Madrid, worth approximately €175 million...
Hunter acquires High Barnet shopping centre
28 July 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hunter Real Estate Investment Managers has acquired The Spires Shopping Centre, High Barnet from The Pears Group...
Empiric release results of US private placement
27 July 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The board of directors of Empiric Student Property has released the results of the placing, the US private placement and offer for subscription of shares...
Life sciences premises ready for occupancy
23 July 2015 | Inverness | Reporter: Becky Butcher
A new £2.2 million facility for life sciences companies on Inverness Campus is now ready for occupancy...
American Realty acquires Seattle office building
22 July 2015 | Seattle | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Vulcan Real Estate has sold 2201 Westlake Avenue, a fully leased, office and retail property located in South Lake Union, to American Realty Advisors...
Hamborner REIT purchase retail centre
22 July 2015 | Duisburg | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Hamborner REIT has signed a purchase agreement for Hornschuch-Center, a retail centre in Fürth, valued at approximately €31 million...
SR Commercial acquire three assets
21 July 2015 | San Diego | Reporter: Becky Butcher
SR Commercial has acquired three industrial assets totalling 174, 496 square feet, located in San Diego...
Akerman adds Howard Gelt
16 July 2015 | Denver | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Law firm Akerman has expanded with the addition of transactional lawyer Howard Gelt as partner to its Denver office...
Henley completes third European acquisition
16 July 2015 | Rotterdam | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Henley360 has completed its third European acquisition since launching in March 2014, with the purchase of a business park in Rotterdam, the Netherlands...
Ned Sigel joins BNY Mellon
16 July 2015 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Ned Siegel has left State Street after 22 years to join BNY Mellon as senior sales executive for the private equity and real estate fund services unit in the Americas...
Changing places at K&C REIT
15 July 2015 | London | Reporter: Stephen Durham
K&C REIT, the central London-focused residential real estate group, has announced two changes to the roles of certain members of its board of directors...
Wheeler seals $6.34 million acquisition
14 July 2015 | Virginia Beach, Virginia | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Wheeler REIT has acquired Chesapeake Square Shopping Center from an affiliated entity for approximately $6.34 million, or $63.49 per leasable square foot...
Kennedy Wilson hires Dode Harvey
13 July 2015 | San Antonio | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Kennedy Wilson has hired Dode Harvey as senior director of property management and leasing in the firm’s San Antonio office...
New chairman for TIER REIT
08 July 2015 | Dallas | Reporter: Stephen Durham
TIER REIT has named Rick Gilchrist as chairman of the board. Over the past 12 months, the board has expanded with three new members...
Griffin Capital closes office building deal
08 July 2015 | Andover, Massachusetts | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II has acquired a 64,200 square foot, two-story, office building in Andover, Massachusetts, approximately 20 miles northwest of Boston.
Busy month for Moody National REIT II
07 July 2015 | Boston, Massachusetts | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Moody National REIT II has satisfied its minimum offering requirement of $2 million in its initial public offering and all subscription proceeds held in escrow have been released to the REIT...
CareTrust REIT makes double acquisition
03 July 2015 | San Clemente, California | Reporter: Stephen Durham
CareTrust REIT has acquired Bristol Court Assisted Living, a 70-unit, 115-bed memory care facility located in St Petersburg, Florida for $8.4 million...
Washington REIT acquires The Wellington
02 July 2015 | Washington | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Washington REIT has acquired The Wellington, an apartment community in Arlington, Virginia consisting of 711 units and on-site density to develop approximately 360 additional units, for $167 million...
CalPERS plans $3 billion sell-off
01 July 2015 | Sacremento, California | Reporter: Stephen Durham
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is planning to sell up to $3 billion of its real estate investment portfolio. Park Hill Group has been selected to assist CalPERS with the sale...
Bluerock acquires luxury apartment community
01 July 2015 | Orlando, Florida | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT has approved the acquisition of a 252-unit apartment community in Orlando, Florida, known as Century Palms at World Gateway...
Griffin Capital acquires hospitality HQ
01 July 2015 | El Segundo, California | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II has acquired the 203,506 square-foot Wyndham Worldwide corporate headquarters facility in Parsippany, New Jersey from an affiliate of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation...
Allied seals King Street West deal
30 June 2015 | Toronto | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Allied Properties REIT has closed the previously announced acquisition of 511-539 King Street West in Toronto. In May 2015 the price was believed to be in the region of $100 million...
New CFO for Dream Office REIT
30 June 2015 | Toronto | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Dream Office REIT has hired Rajeev Viswanathan as its CFO, effective 10 August 2015...
TH Real Estate boosts global business development
29 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
TH Real Estate has created three new roles within its global business development department and has relocated an executive to Asia...
UK commercial property deals reach a high
25 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The number of UK commercial property transactions has reached its highest level since the credit crunch, according to EMW, a commercial law firm...
GNRE Fund II acquires two office properties
25 June 2015 | Helsinki | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Genesta’s new fund, Gensta Nordic Real Estate Fund II, has acquired two prime office property assets, Antinkatu 1 and Bulevardi 21, from Senate Properties for €36.3 million...
Health Care REIT sells life sciences portfolio
25 June 2015 | Ohio | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Health Care REIT has sold its 49 percent interest in seven life science buildings, located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s University Park, a mixed-use life sciences campus, to Forest City Enterprises...
Manulife makes three senior appointments
24 June 2015 | Toronto | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Manulife Asset Management Private Markets has appointed Jenn Lundmark as head of real estate fundraising and Ken Pogrin as global head of business development and COO...
H.I.G Capital acquires Plaza Éboli shopping centre
24 June 2015 | Madird | Reporter: Becky Butcher
H.I.G. Capital has completed the acquisition of the Plaza Éboli shopping centre in Madrid...
Slate REIT buys Georgia shopping centre
24 June 2015 | Toronto | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Slate Retail REIT has entered into a binding agreement to acquire two Publix-anchored shopping centres in Georgia...
Matthew Brown joins Brookwood Financial Partners
23 June 2015 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Brookwood Financial Partners has appointed Matthew Brown as vice president and asset manager for its New England portfolio...
Skanska sells Bristol development to Aviva
23 June 2015 | Bristol | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Skanska has exchanged contracts for the sale of its city centre office development in Bristol to Aviva Investors Property Trust for £32.7 million...
Nobel REIT complete Québec property deal
23 June 2015 | Montreal | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Nobel REIT has completed the acquisition of 955 Michèle-Bohec Boulevard for $7.1 million...
Agellan Commercial completes $11 million acquisition
23 June 2015 | Georgia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Agellan Commercial REIT has entered into an agreement to purchase a multi-tenant property located at 1800 Sandy Planes Industrial Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia...
American Hotel acquires nine hotels
22 June 2015 | Vancouver | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Hotel Income Properties (AHIP) REIT has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of nine branded, select-service hotel properties for an aggregate purchase price of $53.3 million...
Empiric acquires student accommodation portfolio
22 June 2015 | Liverpool | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Empiric Student Property has bought the freeholds of a portfolio of seven operational, direct-let, premium student accommodation properties in Liverpool and Stoke-on-Trent...
KBS REIT acquires Park Place Village
22 June 2015 | Kansas City | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBS REIT III has acquired Park Place Village, a multi-tenant, mixed-use office and retail space in Kansas City’s South Johnson County submarket...
REIT Round-Up
19 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round up of acquisitions includes, Blackstone, Multi, Lowe Enterprises Investors, DealPoint Merrill and Hemfosa Fastigheter...
Jonathan Pollack joins Blackstone
19 June 2015 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Blackstone has appointed Jonathan Pollack as senior managing director in its real estate group...
Pircher, Nichols & Meeks hires Michael Brooks
19 June 2015 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Pircher, Nichols & Meeks has hired Michael Brooks as of counsel in its Los Angeles office...
Savills agrees joint venture with CMIC
19 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Savills Investment Management (SIM) and China Minsheng Investment (CMIC) are teaming up to develop and promote a series of funds and investment vehicles to invest in global real estate markets...
REIT Round-Up
18 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes YIT, Dalfen America Corporation, Ashford Hospitaliity Trust and City Office REIT..
Berkshire Group expands client relation team
18 June 2015 | San Francisco | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Berkshire Group has expanded with the appointment of Jed Gates as senior vice president of client relations, based in San Francisco...
American Realty acquires industrial portfolio
18 June 2015 | Virginia | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Advisors has acquired a 100 percent-leased portfolio totalling 453,883 square feet in Virginia for an undisclosed sum...
REIT Round-Up
17 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes Warburg-HIH Invest, Nobel REIT, Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II and SR Commercial...
European invested property stock hits €3.4 trillion
17 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The value of European commercial real estate stock held by investors hit a new record of €3.4 trillion in 2014, according to the annual Money into Property report from DTZ...
REIT Round-Up
16 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes TH Real Estate, Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund, NorthStar Healthcare and Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT...
Cole Capital promotes William Miller
16 June 2015 | Phoenix | Reporter: Becky Butcher
American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) and Cole Capital, ARCP’s investment management business, has appointed William Miller as president and CEO of Cole Capital and executive vice president and investment manager for ARCP...
CalPERS to sell stake in Bentall Kennedy
16 June 2015 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has agreed to sell its one-third ownership stake in North America real estate manager Bentall Kennedy...
REIT Round-Up
15 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes TH Real Estate, George Smith Partners and M&G Real Estate.
BNY Mellon promotes Alan Flanagan
15 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
BNY Mellon has appointed Alan Flanagan as global head of private equity and real estate fund services...
JLL strengthens its corporate advisory
12 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
JLL has launched a new team in its alternatives division to enhance its capability to deliver corporate transactions of alternative assets, such as student housing, healthcare and self-storage across the UK...
ING closes €185 million term loan
12 June 2015 | Warsaw | Reporter: Becky Butcher
ING Real Estate Finance has provided a six-year, €185 million refinancing facility for Blue City shopping mall and office complex in Warsaw, Poland...
REIT Round-Up
11 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes Arcapita, Chancerygate and Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT...
REIT Round Up
10 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes TH Real Estate, Inland REIT and Sabra Health Care REIT...
REIT Round-Up
09 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round-up of acquisitions includes, Hersha Hospitality Trust, Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II and LTC Properties...
Ellen Hall joins Iron Mountain
09 June 2015 | Boston | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Iron Mountain has appointed Ellen Hall as global head of real estate investment and will report directly to Rod Day, chief financial officer...
TH Real Estate acquires two properties
08 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
TH Real Estate has acquired a purpose-built office complex in Putney and an industrial unit in Eastleigh, on behalf of its UK Property Fund...
REIT Round-Up
08 June 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Today’s round up of acquisitions includes Tritax Big Box REIT, Summit Hotel Properties and AEW UK REIT...