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Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT II to acquire Denver apartment community

Thu, 26/11/2015 - 15:37

Non-traded real estate investment trust Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT II is to acquire an apartment community in the Denver, Colorado area. »

Howard Kennedy advises on Kitewood Crest-Nicholson Peckham JV

Thu, 26/11/2015 - 15:36

Law firm Howard Kennedy has advised residential developer Kitewood Estates on its joint venture with Crest Nicholson that will deliver the 122-apartment Cossall View scheme in Peckham, SE15. »

M&G Real Estate splashes GBP115.5m on Bridgend Designer Outlet

Thu, 26/11/2015 - 15:12

M&G Real Estate has acquired Bridgend Designer Outlet for GBP115.5 million from TH Real Estate, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.75 per cent. The acquisition was made on behalf of M&G Property Portfolio, managed by Fiona Rowley and Justin Upton. »

Gramercy Property Trust acquires two Atlanta industrial buildings totalling 222,100 sq ft

Thu, 26/11/2015 - 09:54

Gramercy Property Trust, has closed on the acquisition of two industrial buildings totalling 222,100 square feet in Atlanta, Georgia. »

Savills IM commits EUR100m to Dutch real estate sector

Wed, 25/11/2015 - 15:25

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has continued its investment programme into Dutch real estate with the acquisition of the AaBe Retail Park, taking its total investment commitments in the region to EUR100 million. »

US hotel M&A solves private equity capital conundrum, says Fitch

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:48

Corporates, or strategic buyers, may participate in more merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in the US lodging industry if the capital conundrum for private equity (PE) firms persists, says Fitch Ratings. »

HIG Capital acquires portfolio of 16 retail assets in Norway

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:25

Private equity firm HIG Capital has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of 16 predominantly grocery store-anchored retail assets in Norway, let to the two leading grocery retailers in the country. »

Phoenix Realty Group and Blackstone acquire USD570m multifamily portfolio

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:15

Phoenix Realty Group (PRG) and Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII, an affiliate of Blackstone, have acquired a 16-property, 3,800-unit multifamily portfolio valued at approximately USD570 million. »

Prologis European Properties Fund acquires Barcelona logistics park

Mon, 23/11/2015 - 16:20

The Prologis European Properties Fund II (PEPF II) has acquired a logistics park, totalling 27,300 square metres, formerly managed by CBRE Global Investors, at Fogars de la Selva, Barcelona. »

Aprirose acquires 76 King Street, Manchester

Mon, 23/11/2015 - 15:55

Aprirose, the real estate investment company, has acquired 76 King Street in Manchester – a 42,663 sq ft Grade II listed property, in a prime commercial location – for GBP16 million from Aspen Assets Limited.  »

Paul Hastings advises on three major transactions including EUR420m hotel portfolio acquisition

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 15:56

Law firm Paul Hastings has advised on three major transactions which all closed on the same day. »

Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II acquires two grocery-anchored shopping centres

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 10:52

Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II has acquired two grocery-anchored shopping centres, expanding the Company's portfolio in Arizona and Florida. »

Sally Salon signs on at Inspired in Bracknell

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 10:51

Beauty products retailer, Sally Salon Services, has acquired 25,379 sq ft on a 10 year lease at Inspired in Bracknell from Mercer Real Estate Partners. »

L&G buys Merthyr Leisure Village in South Wales

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:33

Legal & General Property (LGP), on behalf of its Leisure Fund, has acquired Merthyr Leisure Village, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, from Atlantic Properties for circa GBP15m, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.45 per cent. »

La Française acquires off-plan building in Bassins à Flot, Bordeaux

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 15:40

La Française Real Estate Managers has acquired an off-plan building in the heart of the new Bassins à Flot district in Bordeaux (department 33) on behalf of a collective real estate investment vehicle. »

Prudential Real Estate Investors and QInvest acquire 16-property retail portfolio in Germany

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:05

Prudential Real Estate Investors and Qatari investment bank QInvest have acquired a portfolio of 16 retail properties located primarily in western Germany through a newly formed joint venture. »

BlueRock Fund to invest EUR40m in acquisition and renovation of Berlin residential buildings

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 14:52

BlueRock Fund, a real estate investment fund, domiciled in Gibraltar and fully regulated by the Gibraltar and Luxembourg authorities and AIFMD compliant, is investing EUR40 million in acquisition of residential buildings in Berlin.  »

Valad Netherlands Diversified Partnership acquires 68,500 sq m office in The Hague

Valad Netherlands Diversified Partnership acquires 68,500 sq m office in The Hague

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 09:18

Valad Europe has acquired the 68,500 sq m Haagse Poort office building in The Hague, Netherlands, on behalf of its Valad Netherlands Diversified Partnership (VNDP) in what is the largest single office transaction in the Netherlands to date this year. »

Cerberus Acquires GBP13bn portfolio of assets from UKAR

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 09:16

Cerberus Capital Management is to acquire a portfolio of mortgage loans and other loan assets from UK Asset Resolution Limited (UKAR) and the entire issued share capital of NRAM plc. »

WP Carey acquires EUR58.6m Stern Group auto dealership portfolio

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 14:47

WP Carey has entered into an approximately EUR58.6 million sale-leaseback transaction for a portfolio of 10 automotive retail and service sites in the Netherlands with Dutch automotiove group Stern Groep. »

Warburg-HIH Invest acquires office schemes in Amsterdam Zuid

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:38

Hamburg-based Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate has acquired two new-built office properties in Amsterdam on behalf of an individual mandate. The assets were sold by property developer All-In Real Estate B.V. and The Pavilion BV. The purchase price was close to EUR20 million. »

Corestate Capital Group Invests EUR125m in German retail properties

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:36

Corestate Capital Group has acquired 20 single and retail buildings in prime locations in pedestrian zones of German mid sized cities such as Bremen, Düren and Flensburg. »

AMP Capital investors secure stake in Australian Technology Park, Sydney

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:36

AMP Capital, Sunsuper and Mirvac are to acquire the Australian Technology Park (ATP), Sydney from UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation. »

CIM Group acquires Martha Washington Hotel and adjacent parcel in NYC

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:13

CIM Group has acquired the Martha Washington Hotel and an adjacent land parcel located in Manhattan’s NoMad district with plans to convert the existing 12-storey, 256-room hotel into The Redbury Hotel New York. »

John Hancock acquires 5000 Birch in Newport Beach, California

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 09:14

John Hancock Real Estate – the US division of Manulife Financial Corporation – has acquired 5000 Birch, a 306,000 sq ft, two building, Class A office project located in Newport Beach, California, for USD104.5 million. »

InterRent makes USD21m acquisition in Burlington, Ontario

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 14:25

InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust is to acquire two properties, totalling 123 suites, within the city of Burlington, Ontario. »

Melcor REIT acquires USD15.25m in property from Melcor Developments

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 10:03

Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired two commercial properties representing approximately 53,207 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) for an aggregate cash purchase price of approximately USD15.25 million – exclusive of closing and transaction costs. »

MREF III acquires Shipping Building at the Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes for circa GBP20m

Mon, 09/11/2015 - 16:08

The Moorfield Real Estate Fund III (MREF III) has acquired the Shipping Building at The Old Vinyl Factory estate, Hayes from U+I, the new name for Development Securities PLC and Cathedral Group. »

La Française Real Estate Partners acquires 67-69 Avenue Victor Hugo in Paris

Mon, 09/11/2015 - 16:07

La Française Real Estate Partners has acquired this mixed-use development of more than 11,500 sq m on behalf of a major French institutional client. The seller, Banco Sabadell, was represented by Solvia, a subsidiary of the bank and asset manager responsible for the real estate division.  »

Deutsche AWM acquires Dallas Industrial portfolio

Mon, 09/11/2015 - 09:40

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s (Deutsche AWM) Alternatives and Real Assets (ARA) business has acquired the Dallas Industrial portfolio, formerly known as Crow Holdings Industrial Portfolio, on behalf of an overseas institutional investor. »


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