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New Forests acquires New Zealand forestry right

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 15:30

Sydney-based investment manager New Forests has acquired a 4,000 hectare forestry right in the Hautu-Rangipo region near Turangi in the central North Island of New Zealand.  »

Framwellgate Bridge, Durham

Empiric acquires development site in Framwellgate, Durham

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

Empiric Student Property has conditionally exchanged contracts on the purchase of the freehold of a site on Framwellgate in Durham which will provide for a 131 bed premium, purpose-built student accommodation development, at a cost of GBP1.225 million.   »

Madrid

Hispania buys two Madrid office buildings from Deka for EUR54.5m

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 09:00

Hispania, through its 100 per cent subsidiary company Hispania Real SOCIMI, has acquired two office buildings in Madrid, owned by funds which are managed by Deka.  »

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CORESTATE Invests EUR370m in retail properties in Germany

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 06:00

CORESTATE, a specialised real estate investor based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired 35 retail buildings in prime locations in pedestrian zones of German mid sized cities. »

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Orangefield to acquire USA2Europe and expand global presence to 45 countries

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 14:00

Orangefield Group is to acquire USA2Europe, a corporate service provider providing Global Outsourcing services to North American Technology companies.  »

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Westport Capital Partners acquires Goodwin Square in Hartford

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 11:30

An affiliate of real estate investment firm Westport Capital Partners has acquired Goodwin Square in downtown Hartford with co-investors Brian Kohn and Steve Kohn. Goodwin Square includes the 30 storey office tower and the Goodwin Hotel. »

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The Muller Company & Greenoak Real Estate acquire Del Amo Financial Center

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 09:00

The Del Amo Financial Center has been acquired for USD62.5 million by a joint venture of The Muller Company and GreenOak Real Estate, in an off-market transaction.   »

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GREF IV enters China logistics RE market with Vailog China

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 06:00

Gaw Capital Partners has reached an agreement with Vailog China for the acquisition, development and management of modern warehouses in China through its GREF IV fund. »

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New Genesta fund acquires two prime office properties in Helsinki city center

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 06:00

Genesta’s new fund, Genesta Nordic Real Estate Fund II (GNRE Fund II), has acquired two prime office property assets, Antinkatu 1 and Bulevardi 21, in the center of Helsinki from Senate Properties for EUR 36.3 million. »

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Slate Retail REIT acquires Georgia shopping centres

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:33

Slate Retail REIT is to acquire two Publix-anchored shopping centres in Georgia. Both assets are in the Atlanta metropolitan area. »

Madrid

HIG Capital acquires Plaza Éboli Shopping Centre in Madrid

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:19

HIG Capital has acquired the Plaza Éboli Shopping Centre in Madrid. The centre comprises over 31,000 square meters and tenants include leading retailers such as Inditex, H&M, C&A and Cortefiel. »

student accomodation

Empiric acquires student accommodation portfolio in Liverpool and Stoke-on-Trent

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 06:00

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freeholds of a portfolio of seven operational, direct-let, premium student accommodation properties in Liverpool and Stoke-on-Trent, comprising a total of 502 beds, for cash consideration of GBP22.8 million.  »

care home

Target Healthcare REIT acquires Kinhston-upon-Hull care home

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 19:00

Target Healthcare REIT Limited and its subsidiaries have exchanged contracts to acquire a purpose-built care home in Kingston-Upon-Hull for approximately GBP6.2 million including acquisition costs.  »

Quebec

Nobel REIT acquires 955 Michèle-Bohec Boulevard in Blainville

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 10:30

Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust has completed the acquisition of 955 Michèle-Bohec Boulevard in Blainville (Québec).  »

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Hispania acquires Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real in Fuertaventura

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 20:13

Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios, through its 100 per cent subsidiary company Hispania Real SOCIMI, SAU, has acquired the Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahía Real and the Suite Hotel Atlantis Fuerteventura Resort, both located in the Canary Islands.  »

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American Hotel Income Properties REIT completes acquisition of nine hotels for USD53.5m

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 20:11

American Hotel Income Properties REIT has completed its previously announced acquisition of a portfolio of nine branded, select-service hotel properties for an aggregate purchase price of USD53.5 million. »

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Blackstone and Multi acquire Palmanova Outlet Village and AVM in Italy

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 09:00

Multi and Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV have acquired Palmanova Outlet Village, a 22,000 sq m high-quality outlet centre located between Trieste and Venice.  »

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Dalfen acquires South Texas Industrial Portfolio

Wed, 17/06/2015 - 20:42

Dalfen America Corp (DAC) has acquired a six building Class A industrial portfolio totalling 767,952 square feet in McAllen, Texas.  »

three fingers

Nobel REIT Acquires 3550 1st Street, 3600 1st Street and 3330 2nd Street in Saint-Hubert

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 19:30

Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired three industrial buildings located in the borough of Saint-Hubert in the city of Longueuil, at 3550 1st Street, 3600 1st Street and 3330 2nd Street (the Saint-Hubert Portfolio). »

fire

IK Investment Partners acquires svt Group from capiton, SüdBG

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 18:45

IK Investment Partners is to acquire svt Group, a provider of solutions for preventative or passive fire protection and damage management in Germany, from capiton and SüdBG. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

North America

Sun Life Financial to acquire Bentall Kennedy Group

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 18:30

Sun Life Financial is to acquire Bentall Kennedy – real estate investment manager operating in Canada and the US – for a purchase price of CAD560 million.  »

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Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II expands portfolio in Georgia

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 14:00

Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of another property, Old Alabama Square, in the state of Georgia. This acquisition also adds the first Fresh Market grocery-anchored shopping center to its portfolio. »

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Family Office group acquires iconic Manchester city centre investment in GBP16.3m deal

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:00

In an off market deal valued at GBP16.3 million, LJ Group has acquired a portfolio of four properties in Manchester’s historic Albert Square from veteran Manchester landlord The Wrather Group.   »

student accomodation

USAF acquires 2,100 bed student portfolio for GBP271m

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 06:00

The Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) has exchanged contracts to acquire a 2,100 bed student accommodation portfolio for GBP271 million.  »

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NorthStar Healthcare closes USD639.3m senior housing portfolio

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 16:58

NorthStar Healthcare Income has acquired a USD639.3 million portfolio of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) from subsidiaries of Fountains Senior Living Holdings.  »

St. Johns

Valad adds GBP42m of UK assets to its Valad European Diversified Fund

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 06:00

Valad Europe, the leading diversified real estate investment manager, has acquired St Johns Shopping Centre in Leeds and a car showroom in Nottingham for a total of GBP42.5 million.  »

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Salient Partners completes acquisition of Forward Management

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 06:00

Salient Partners has successfully completed its acquisition of Forward Management, creating a USD27 billion diversified asset management firm and reaffirming the firm’s position as provider of liquid alternative and real asset investment strategies.   »

San Francisco

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust acquires The Tuscan Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 21:00

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has acquired The Tuscan Fisherman’s Wharf, a Best Western Plus Hotel (The Tuscan) for USD122.0 million. The 221-room hotel is located in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, California. The property will continue to be managed by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (Kimpton). »

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M&G Real Estate takes ownership of Heathrow Corporate Park

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 20:00

M&G Real Estate and SEGRO plc are to dissolve their Heathrow Big Box (HBB) 50-50 joint venture, ahead of its termination date in June 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, M&G Real Estate takes full ownership of Heathrow Corporate Park at a value of GBP118.7 million and will also purchase HCH House in Poyle directly from SEGRO for GBP15 million. »

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Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II acquires Clarion Integrated Medical Facility property

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 14:30

Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II acquired the Clarion IMF property on 1 June, 2015, for approximately USD6,920,000. »

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