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Tullett Prebon and Synrex combine to bring liquidity to real estate market

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 10:00

Interdealer broker Tullett Prebon and Synrex Ltd have formed a joint venture to develop a new institutional all-to-all real estate trading portal for the issuance and secondary trading of indirect real estate risk across a range of instruments. »

Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre site in Shoreditch to be transformed in GBP750m mixed use redevelopment

Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre site in Shoreditch to be transformed in GBP750m mixed use redevelopment

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 09:35

Galliard Homes, in joint venture with Cain Hoy, McCourt, Vanke and The Estate Office Shoreditch are launching The Stage in Shoreditch, a GBP750 million transformation of the 2.3 acre site of William Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre, where Romeo & Juliet and Henry V were first performed, into a new mixed use destination for London. »

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Capita Asset Services moves to automated cash and portfolio reconciliation

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 15:27

Capita Asset Services is working with Irish fintech start-up, Fund Recs, to automate its cash and portfolio reconciliation process. »

Prologis to Add 36,000 sq m for Coolblue in The Netherlands

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:57

Prologis has signed a 36,000 square metre agreement at Prologis Park Tilburg with Coolblue. »

Prologis announces an USD882m increase in equity commitment to China partnership

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:40

Prologis has announced an USD882 million increase in the equity commitment to Prologis China Logistics Venture, with USD750 million contributed by HIP China Logistics Investments Limited and USD132 million by Prologis. »

M&G Real Estate transactions total a record GBP4.2bn in 2015

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 09:19

M&G Real Estate bought and sold GBP4.2 billion of real estate in 2015, taking the total level of transactions to over GBP11 billion over the past three years. The 2015 total included GBP2.6 billion of new acquisitions. »

Sovereign Centros breaks ground on GBP200m Telford regeneration project

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 16:41

Sovereign Centros, the UK retail and leisure developer and asset manager, has started construction on the first phase of the GBP200 million regeneration of Telford’s shopping centre.  »

ING provides two loans to MERLIN Properties

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 11:31

ING Real Estate Finance provided a EUR 67.9 million bilateral loan to MERLIN Logistica SL and MERLIN Logistica II SL, both 100 per cent directly owned by the listed Spanish Socimi (REIT) MERLIN Properties Socimi SA.  »

Shaftesbury secures planning consent for 57 Broadwick Street

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 11:28

Shaftesbury has secured planning consent from Westminster City Council for the reconfiguration and extension of 57 Broadwick Street in London. »

Five Guys secures prominent Madrid site

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 16:23

US-based burger chain Five Guys has secured its first flagship outlet in Madrid and is seeking to add further stores in Spain. »

Berkshire Group forms JV with Strategic Capital Partners

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 17:09

Strategic Capital Partners and Berkshire Group have formed a joint venture to develop and acquire a portfolio of industrial, office and mixed-use properties in targeted Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest markets. »

COAMI, COS-Capital and KKR to explore opportunities in China

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 15:31

China Orient Asset Management (COAMI), China Orient Summit Capital (COS-Capital) and KKR have formed a strategic partnership to co-invest in credit and distressed opportunities in the Chinese market and explore strategic initiatives for broader collaboration. »

Maslow and TSSP form real estate lending JV

Thu, 21/01/2016 - 16:19

Maslow Capital (Maslow), a provider of development finance in the UK, and TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), the dedicated credit and special situations platform of TPG , have formed a joint venture to leverage their collective expertise in the real estate lending sector. »

Mesa West Capital originates USD210m loan to refinance Chocago’s John Hancock Center

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 09:10

Mesa West Capital has provided a partnership led by Chicago-based real estate investment firm Hearn Company with USD210 million in short-term first mortgage debt to refinance the office and parking components of the John Hancock Center.  »

DTZ Investors completes GBP300m of transactions in Q4

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 08:56

DTZ Investors has reported a successful final quarter of 2015, with the business completing on 15 deals totalling approximately GBP300 million over the final quarter, with a further GBP80 million under offer to be completed in January. »

Sager secures new Third Space fitness club for Islington Square development

Sager secures new Third Space fitness club for Islington Square development

Tue, 19/01/2016 - 09:43

Third Space is to open of a new 46,922 sq ft (4,359 sq m) fitness club ar Sager Group’s Islington Square development in late 2017. »

Savills IM transacts over EUR3.75 billion in 2015

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 17:30

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM), has transacted a record EUR3.75 billion in Europe in 2015, compared to a previous record of EUR2.6 billion in 2014. »

Mayfair Capital Property Unit Trust completes GBP45.5m of transactions

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 17:29

The Mayfair Capital Property Unit Trust (MCPUT), a fund managed by Schroder Real Estate Managers (Jersey), with Mayfair Capital Investment Management as the property adviser, has completed GBP45.5 million of transactions as part of a repositioning of its portfolio towards office and industrial assets and deploying new equity of GBP18m. »

Shawbrook Bank Plc and Urban Exposure to partner on select residential development financings

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 10:00

Shawbrook Bank Plc and Urban Exposure, the residential development finance specialist, have agreed to partner on loans to select residential developers. The combined products of both parties aim to provide full project financing at what they believe is the most competitive package. »

Carlson Rezidor signs management agreement for new Radisson RED hotel in Guangzhou

Mon, 18/01/2016 - 09:59

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has signed a management agreement for Radisson RED Guangzhou South Station. Owned by Guangzhou ROFO Real Estate Development Co Ltd, this new-build hotel is the second Radisson RED hotel for Carlson Rezidor in China and its fifth in Asia Pacific. »

PiP secures FCA authorisation

PiP secures FCA authorisation

Thu, 14/01/2016 - 09:38

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) has received Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation as a full-scope UK AIFM. This will enable PiP to begin directly managing assets on behalf of investing pension schemes. »

Greystone helps preserve 563 units of affordable housing in USD64.4m tax-exempt bo

Tue, 12/01/2016 - 11:26

Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives has closed a USD64.4 million multifamily housing transaction in Kentucky. »

 L&G Retirement secures TfL’s Stratford building for GBP246m

L&G Retirement secures TfL’s Stratford building for GBP246m

Fri, 08/01/2016 - 09:30

Legal & General Retirement (LGR) has completed the purchase of The Transport for London (TfL) Building at The International Quarter in Stratford for GBP246m from Lendlease and LCR. »

Cityscape Residential secures USD175m to develop four new apartment communities

Thu, 07/01/2016 - 10:00

Cityscape Residential has recently closed nearly USD175 million in joint venture financing in a round led by a long-term institutional equity partner, a private equity group and including funds from six commercial banks. »

BNPP IP and Orion Partners form strategic partnership

Thu, 07/01/2016 - 09:56

BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) and Orion Partners have formed a strategic partnership that brings together an Asia-focused alternative investment firm specialising in real estate and private equity, and an asset management specialist.  »

Harworth to begin speculative development at Gateway 36 in Barnsley

Thu, 07/01/2016 - 09:30

Harworth Estates, the UK property regeneration company owned by Harworth Group, is to begin the speculative development of a 75,000 sq ft industrial unit in February at its 17-acre Gateway 36 scheme in Barnsley. »

Omnes Capital backs Le Village by CA

Tue, 05/01/2016 - 17:24

Omnes Capital is backing Le Village by CA, the first dedicated co-working space for new companies developed by the Crédit Agricole Group. »

Marcus & Millichap arranges USD27.75m sale of grocery-anchored shopping centre portfolio

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 07:15

Marcus & Millichap’s Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) division has arranged the sale of a two-property, 193,633-square-foot Giant-Eagle-anchored shopping centre portfolio in Northeast Ohio.  »

Windmill Lane Partnership secures EUR46.7m debt facility

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 06:45

Hibernia REIT, together with an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group Global, has arranged a new EUR46.7m non-recourse debt facility with Deutsche Bank for Windmill Lane Partnership, its 50:50 joint venture with Starwood at 1 Windmill Lane. »

COIMA SGR agrees deal to relocate BNP Paribas HQ to Milan’s Diamond Tower

Wed, 23/12/2015 - 09:41

COIMA SGR has finalised an agreement with BNP Paribas to locate the bank’s new Milan office in the Diamond Tower in Porta Nuova and buy the building that currently houses BNL's headquarters in Piazza San Fedele in Milan. »

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