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UBS Triton acquires West London student accommodation asset for GBP31.5m

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 09:57

The UBS Triton Property Fund has acquired Orient House, a 184-bedroom student accommodation development in Fulham, West London, for GBP31.5 million, representing an average price per bed of GBP171,000. »

Workspace acquires 13-17 Fitzroy Street in London

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 09:54

Workspace Group has signed an option agreement for the right to acquire the freehold of 13-17 Fitzroy Street, W1 for GBP98.5 million, with the exercise of the option expected to take place on 25 March 2017. »

Barings Real Estate Advisers sells stake in the Kamppi Centre to TH Real Estate

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:03

TH Real Estate has agreed to acquire a 50 per cent stake in the Kamppi Centre, a prime shopping centre located in Helsinki, Finland from Barings Real Estate Advisers (BREA), acting on behalf of the Nordic Retail Fund. »

Blackstreet Capital Holdings purchases fourth ice arena

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 09:35

Iceoplex Operating, an affiliate of Blackstreet Capital Holdings (BCH), has acquired substantially all of the assets of the Iceoplex at Southpointe sports complex. »

Tritax Big Box REIT forward funds pre-let Didcot distribution centre

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 09:31

Tritax Big Box REIT has completed the land purchase and exchanged contracts to provide forward funding for the development of a new distribution centre at Signia Park, Didcot, Oxfordshire. »

UBS acquires 16,000 sq m office complex in Paris suburb

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 09:49

UBS Asset Management’s Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) business has completed the acquisition of the Horizon Défense office asset in Suresnes, Paris from Deutsche Asset Management, on behalf of one of its mandates. »

LondonMetric acquires two distribution warehouses for GBP16m

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 09:13

LondonMetric Property has acquired a regional distribution warehouse in Wakefield for GBP9.5 million and a last mile distribution warehouse in Dartford for GBP6.3 million, reflecting a blended NIY of 5.8 per cent and a reversionary yield of 6.4 per cent. »

Hansteen to acquire IMPT

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 08:46

Hansteen is to make an offer for the entire issued share capital of Industrial Multi Property Trust (IMPT) at 300 pence per share, which was unanimously recommended by the IMPT independent directors. »

Charities Property Fund acquires landmark Brighton office

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 09:24

Savills Investment Management’s Charities Property Fund (CPF) has acquired the freehold interest in International House, Queen’s Road, Brighton from Aviva for GBP11.2 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.11 per cent. »

Dalfen America Corp acquires Atlanta light industrial portfolio

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 08:32

Dalfen America Corp (DAC) has acquired an Atlanta-based light industrial portfolio consisting of three Class A industrial properties located in the Atlanta submarkets of Norcross, Airport, and McDonough. »

Mayfair Capital charities fund buys GBP40m of regional assets

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:53

The Property Income Trust for Charities (PITCH), managed by Mayfair Capital Investment Management, has bought an office building and a retail park for a total of GBP40 million.  »

Internos acquires additional care home for Care Invest I

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:51

Internos Spezialfondsgesellschaft (Internos) has acquired an additional care home for its Care Invest I special fund. The property is "Haus Kohlscheid", in Herzogenrath, North Rhine-Westphalia. The vendor is a private investor. The purchase price has not been disclosed. »

Hansteen agrees all-cash offer for IMPT

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:50

Hansteen has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all cash offer for the entire issued ordinary share capital of IMPT. »

Masayoshi Son, SoftBank

SoftBank Group to acquire Fortress Investment Group for USD3.3bn

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:48

SoftBank Group (SoftBank or SBG) is to acquire Fortress Investment Group (Fortress) in a cash deal worth approximately USD3.3 billion. »

WFW advises Patrizia on acquisition of Mainz office building

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 15:10

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Patrizia Immobilien (Patrizia) on the acquisition of an office and business building in the German city of Mainz, via a real estate fund for private investors, from USB Real Estate GmbH.  »

CBRE Global Investors acquires 17,500 sq m office in Sweden

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 15:03

CBRE Global Investors, on behalf of clients, has acquired an iconic office property, Tobaksmonopolet 2, Södermalm in Stockholm. The asset was sold by Aberdeen. »

Thor acquires 147-155 Wardour Street in London for GBP143m

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:38

Thor Equities has closed on the acquisition of 147-155 Wardour Street in London’s Soho for GBP43 million. »

Peakside acquires Grade A office property in Prague

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:37

Peakside Capital has completed the acquisition of Argo Alpha, an office property comprising 12,600 sq m of GLA, located in Prague, the Czech Republic. »

Savills IM acquires assets in Germany and Luxembourg for southern German pension fund

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 14:33

International real estate investment company Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has acquired an office building at the Kirchberg district, Luxembourg, and a retail park in Bielefeld, Germany, for a combined EUR75 million for one of its investment clients, a pension fund based in southern Germany.  »

Laurent Vanderweyen, Alter Domus

Alter Domus acquires Carta Fund Services in the US

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:27

Alter Domus, a provider of Fund and Corporate Services to international private equity & infrastructure houses, real estate firms, private debt managers, multinationals, capital markets issuers and private clients is to acquire CARTA Fund Services in the US.  »

TRIUVA acquires flagship Adidas store in central Madrid

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:47

TRIUVA, a real estate adviser that manages almost EUR10 billion of European property investments on behalf of institutional clients, has acquired the Adidas flagship store on Calle Gran Vía in central Madrid’s main shopping district.  »

Unite teams with CIC to make first on-campus acquisition

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 09:19

Unite Students has acquired Aston Student Village (ASV) for GBP227 million in a 50:50 joint venture with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. »

UKCPT acquires 258,000 sq ft pre-let prime industrial development

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 09:17

UK Commercial Property Trust (UKCPT), advised by Standard Life Investments, has completed the forward purchase of a pre-let 258,370 sq ft distribution warehouse development in Burton upon Trent for GBP22.2 million, reflecting a yield on capital of 5.8 per cent. »

M7 makes first acquisitions for latest UK fund

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 08:58

M7 Real Estate has made its first acquisition on behalf of its latest UK fund, M7 Real Estate Investment Partners VI (M7 REIP VI), with the purchase of GBP7 million of assets in Hull and Deeside. »

PE-backed Verdant Leisure acquires seventh leisure park

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 08:51

Palatine Private Equity-backed holiday park group Verdant Leisure has acquired its seventh leisure park. »

Encore+ acquires Gravity office property in Luxembourg

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 14:09

Aviva Investors and LaSalle Investment Management have acquired the office building Gravity in Luxembourg, on behalf of the pan-European fund Encore+. »

Catella Wohnen Europa fund acquires 650 residential units

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 10:37

The residential team of investment manager Catella Real Estate has acquired a total of 650 residential units in Germany, Spain and the Netherlands for its Catella Wohnen Europa property fund. »

Hispania acquires NH Malaga hotel for EUR14m

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 08:49

Hispania has acquired the NH Málaga, a 4-star category hotel, located in Malaga’s city centre close to the Guadalmedina river, for a total amount of EUR41 million. »

Meyer Bergman acquires retail premises on Milan’s Corso Buenos Aires

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:16

A fund advised by real estate investment manager Meyer Bergman has acquired one of the largest stores on Milan’s Corso Buenos Aires, the Italian fashion capital’s principal shopping street for mass market brands. »

AEW acquires prime high street retail asset in Copenhagen

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:09

AEW has acquired a retail asset in central Copenhagen on behalf of the City Retail Fund, which is focused on building a portfolio of high quality, income producing retail assets that are well located within the main European city centres. »

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