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London

Workspace Group acquires 25 & 28 Easton Street in EC1

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 16:30

Workspace Group a provider of space for new and growing companies in London, has exchanged contracts on the acquisition of 25 & 28 Easton Street, WC1 for GBP16.55m. »

London

Workspace Group acquires 25 & 28 Easton Street in EC1

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 16:30

Workspace Group a provider of space for new and growing companies in London, has exchanged contracts on the acquisition of 25 & 28 Easton Street, WC1 for GBP16.55m. »

London

Workspace Group acquires 25 & 28 Easton Street in EC1

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 16:30

Workspace Group a provider of space for new and growing companies in London, has exchanged contracts on the acquisition of 25 & 28 Easton Street, WC1 for GBP16.55m. »

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M&G Real Estate acquires Ayr Central shopping centre

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 12:30

M&G Real Estate has acquired Ayr Central from Ayr Shopping Centre Ltd, a joint venture between Sovereign Land and funds managed by Ares Management, LP.  »

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KKR and Gulf Bay Group to acquire Pelican Bay Property in Naples

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:30

A wholly owned affiliate of the Gulf Bay Group and KKR have purchased one of only two remaining developable land parcels in Pelican Bay for a cash payment of USD80 million. »

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Empiric acquires forward funded development in Huddersfield

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 10:30

Empiric Student Property has acquired a forward funded development in Huddersfield, known as Oldgate House, for a total investment of GBP11 million. It is currently being developed into a prime, purpose-built student accommodation asset. »

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Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II acquires two properties in Phoenix, Arizona

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 09:00

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II has closed on the acquisition of a 300,000 sq ft, three-storey, data centre building and 213,361 sq ft, four-storey office building (the Property) in Phoenix, Arizona.  »

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Nobel REIT to acquire four investment properties in the Montreal area

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 17:30

Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust (Nobel REIT) is to acquire four investment properties in the Montreal area, including 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, collectively the "Saint-Hubert Portfolio"), and another investment property located in the borough of Lachine in the city of Montreal (at 10340 Côte-de-Liesse Road). »

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Empiric acquires student accommodation portfolio in Lancaster and Leicester

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 17:00

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freeholds of a portfolio of five operational, direct-let, premium student accommodation properties in Lancaster and Leicester from CityBlock providing 381 beds in a GBP26/5 million deal. »

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KBS REIT III acquires Village Center Station

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:00

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (KBS REIT III), a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, has acquired Village Center Station, a Class A development located in the City of Greenwood Village in Denver's southeast region. »

Madrid

Mandarin Oriental JV to acquire Hotel Ritz in Madrid

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 06:00

Mandarin Oriental International Limited is to acquire the Hotel Ritz, Madrid for EUR130 million (USD148 million) in a joint venture with The Olayan Group, a Saudi Arabian multinational group. »

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Empiric acquires student accommodation property in Durham

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 21:00

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of an operational, direct-let, student accommodation property in Durham for a consideration of GBP5.1 million – excluding acquisition costs).  »

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Residential Growth REIT acquires 204-unit Whetstone Apartments in Durham, NC

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 11:00

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, through a joint venture, has acquired a 204-unit Class AA new construction apartment community known as Whetstone Apartments in Durham, North Carolina.  »

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Moody National REIT I to acquire USD1.725 billion portfolio

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 17:30

Moody National REIT I is under contract to acquire a 149-hotel portfolio (Project 149) from a third party seller, for an aggregate purchase price of USD1.725 billion, excluding acquisition costs. »

Boston

Deutsche AWM acquire Class A Boston medical office complex

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:30

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s (Deutsche AWM) Alternatives and Real Assets (ARA) business has acquired a Class A medical office complex at 50 Staniford Street in Boston, MA for USD 123 million.  »

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Consortium of Danish pension funds secures largest prime Nordic logistics portfolio

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:45

A consortium of four Danish pension funds has acquired the largest portfolio of modern prime logistics properties in the Nordics. »

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Tristan’s EPISO 3 Fund acquires office park in prime Kraków location 

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 15:45

European Property Investors Special Opportunities 3 LP (EPISO 3), an opportunity fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners in joint venture with Avestus Real Estate (Avestus), has acquired a newly developed office park and adjacent expansion land for further development located in Kraków’s fastest growing location for business process outsourcing and shared service centre operations.  »

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Pembrook Capital Management closes USD20m first mortgage loan for NYC acquisition

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 12:30

Pembrook Capital Management has closed a USD20 million first mortgage loan for the purchase of 468 Columbus Avenue, a property on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. »

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HIG Capital acquires Grosvenor Shopping Centre in Chester

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 06:00

An affiliate of HIG Capital has completed the acquisition of the Grosvenor Shopping Centre in Chester for a purchase price of approximately GBP65 million. »

London

Ogier assists Cathay Life with acquisition of Walbrook Building

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 14:00

Ogier has advised Taiwan-based insurer Cathay Life on the acquisition of The Walbrook Building in the City of London for a headline price of GBP575 million. »

North Carolina

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT to buy 473-Unit Ashton Reserve in Charlotte, NC

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 09:00

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT is to acquire a two-phase 473-unit Class A apartment community in Charlotte, NC, known as the Ashton Reserve Apartments in two stages. »

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Wellcome Trust acquires Premier Marinas from GlackRock UK Property Fund

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:00

The Wellcome Trust has acquired marina operator Premier Marinas Limited (PML) from the BlackRock UK Property Fund (“BlackRock”) for an undisclosed amount.  »

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M&G Real Estate makes GBP167m Thames Valley office acquisition

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 06:00

M&G Real Estate has acquired Bedfont Lakes Office Park from Aberdeen Asset Management for GBP167 million, representing a net initial yield of 5.44 per cent.  »

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Valad acquires retail asset in Castleford for Valad European Diversified Fund

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 21:00

Valad Europe has acquired a retail and car park asset at 80 Carlton Street, Castleford for GBP5.7 million on behalf of its Valad European Diversified Fund (VEDF). The purchase price reflects a net initial yield of 7.75%. »

Euros

EPISO 3 and FREO acquires Cologne property for EUR110m

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 20:00

European Property Investors Special Opportunities 3 (EPISO 3), an opportunity fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, has acquired the Barthonia Forum, a mixed use estate in Cologne’s Ehrenfeld district for about EUR110 million, in a joint venture with FREO Group.  »

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Hermes acquires landmark Croydon office block

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 20:00

Hermes Investment Management has made a second major investment in Croydon with the purchase of One Croydon from a joint venture between WGOL and Princeton, advised by Wainbridge Ltd, for GBP36 million. »

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Empiric acquires student accommodation property in Newcastle

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 19:00

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a property which comprises the conversion of a terrace of Grade II listed buildings into a luxury, direct-let, student accommodation asset on Claremont Place, in Newcastle.   »

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Valad Europe acquires EUR25 million Marseille office for VEDF  

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 09:00

Valad Europe has acquired two office buildings in Marseille for EUR25 million on behalf of its Valad European Diversified Fund. »

NYC

JZ Capital Partners expands New York real estate portfolio

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 06:00

JZ Capital Partners Limited has acquired 192 Bedford Avenue, located in the Williamsburg neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York, alongside its long-term real estate partner, RedSky Capital. »

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Hibernia acquires two properties on Lime Street, Dublin 2 for EUR4.6m 

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 14:45

Hibernia REIT has acquired two properties in the South Docks area of Dublin for total consideration of EUR4.6m. Both properties are located on Lime Street, in Block 11 of the area designated by Dublin City Council as a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). »

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