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RealtyShares raises largest JV capital investment to date

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 09:22

RealtyShares’ network of accredited investors has raised USD3.5 million in equity capital for the USD67.3 million acquisition and renovation of Avesta Biscayne in North Miami, Florida. »

L&G dips into Bath BTR market

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 10:11

Legal & General is to create over 170 new build to rent (BTR) homes in Bath, as part its wider approach to address the UK’s housing shortage, having acquired a city centre development site for GBP47.5 million. »

SELF II invests EUR35 million in Ambassadeurs portfolio

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 10:21

Senior European Loan Fund II (SELF II) has completed its fourth investment with a participation of EUR35 million in the financing of a portfolio of retail assets located in France. »

Barnsley Council commits GBP70m for second phase of town centre regeneration

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 12:32

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and its development manager Queensberry have committed to fund the remainder of The Glass Works, Barnsley, bringing its total investment to GBP120 million. »

StepStone closes investment to fund HRI’s growth

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:58

StepStone Real Estate, a private real estate investment firm affiliated with the StepStone Group, is to invest up to USD87.5 million in HRI Properties. »

Mortar Capital launches New York crowdfunded real estate investment

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:56

Mortar Capital Management, a New York-based real estate development firm, has launched its Mortar Growth Fund on Real Crowd, a crowdfunding platform for the real estate industry. »

Log4Real breaks ground on EUR135m Vienna Airport industrial logistics campus

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 13:08

German industrial and logistics real estate developer Log4Real has begun construction of a 170,000 sq m logistics campus on a 30-hectare site close to Vienna Airport for an estimated total investment of EUR135 million. »

BrickVest holds GBP2m closing of second financing round

BrickVest holds GBP2m closing of second financing round

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 13:06

BrickVest, the London-based online real estate investment platform, has held the first closing of its second fundraising round at GBP2 million, raising total capital raised to date to GBP4 million. »

New Silkroutes Group forms JV for real estate asset management

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:56

New Silkroutes Group (NSG) has launched a joint venture company that will focus on residential and commercial real estate projects in the world's three largest economies and several other Asian markets. »

AXA IM - Real Assets’ Baytree commences first phase of East London development

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:53

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets’ pan-European logistics and industrial development platform, Baytree Logistics Properties, has begun the first phase of development at its commercial estate in Dagenham, East London. »

Holiday Crowd launches holiday rental investment platform

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 13:06

Holiday Crowd has launched a service to help consumers invest in holiday rental accommodation. »

Urban&Civic planning 6,500 new homes in Cambridgeshire

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 09:52

Urban&Civic and the Secretary of State for Defence have submitted plans for the construction of up to 6,500 new homes on 293 hectares (715 acres) of brownfield land at Waterbeach Barracks, to the immediate north of Cambridge and part of the existing settlement of Waterbeach.  »

Investcorp expands residential real estate portfolio with USD400m investment

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 09:08

Investcorp’s US-based real estate arm has invested in three multifamily housing properties in New York, California and Nevada for a total purchase price of nearly USD400 million. »

BlackRock Real Assets closes Spanish solar debt investment

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 08:43

BlackRock Real Assets has closed a debt investment financing a portfolio of operational solar PV assets in the south of Spain with Elecnor, an industrial sponsor. »

Mitsui to invest in CIM Group

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 09:21

Mitsui & Co is to acquire an interest in CIM Group, a full-service US urban real estate and infrastructure fund management firm, and will also invest in funds managed by CIM. »

Catella’s sustainable property fund sells and reinvests in the Netherlands

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:13

Munich-based investment manager Catella Real Estate has taken advantage of what it see as the current favourable market conditions in the Netherlands by selling an office building in Amsterdam and reinvesting in a modern residential and retail property in Utrecht's city centre for the Sarasin Sustainable Properties – European Cities fund.  »

One Housing to build 1,450 homes after funding deal with M&G

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 13:26

One Housing, a developer and provider of homes, care and support in London and the South East, has borrowed GBP85 million in a long-term financing deal with M&G Investments, an international investment manager. »

Qatar Holding invests USD250m in ArthVeda affordable housing fund

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 09:28

Qatar Holding (QH) has committed to invest USD250 million in Mumbai-based ArthVeda Fund Management’s affordable low and middle income (LMI) fund, which projects an IRR in excess of 18 to 21 per cent. »

Investec to provide GBP30m financing to Meyer Homes

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 10:20

Investec Structured Property Finance has agreed to provide a 24 month, GBP30 million financing facility to Meyer Homes for the development of 58 residential units and 9,000 sq ft of retail in Fulham, South West London.  »

Alliance MBS holds topping out ceremony for hotel development

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 09:57

Members of The University of Manchester and Alliance Manchester Business School, M&L Hospitality, Bruntwood, Intercontinental Hotels Group and Cycas Hospitality have celebrated the topping out of a new mixed-use development at the Manchester Oxford Road Campus. »

M&G Real Estate launches UK’s largest shopping centre solar panel system

Thu, 26/01/2017 - 14:52

M&G Real Estate is to install the UK’s largest shopping centre solar panel system on the roof of The Galleries shopping centre in Washington, Tyne and Wear. »

BlackRock Real Assets closes Trafford Housing Trust debt investment

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 13:31

BlackRock Real Assets has closed a debt investment, alongside other institutional investors, forming part of the GBP275 million long-term financing of UK housing association Trafford Housing Trust in Manchester, England. »

Tristan Fund invests in project to redevelop Plymouth department store

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 12:54

European Property Investors Special Opportunities 4 (EPISO 4), an opportunity fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, has agreed to invest in the GBP50 million redevelopment of the former Derrys department store in the city centre of Plymouth, southwest England. »

HIG Capital invests in Spanish tourist apartment complex

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 08:56

An affiliate of HIG Capital has completed an investment in a real estate asset consisting of the apartment complex Valle Romano located in Estepona, Málaga. »

LCP to invest a further GBP200m in property portfolio

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 14:39

The LCP group of companies has unveiled plans for continued growth in 2017, following a GBP98 million investment in its commercial property portfolio last year. »

Brookfield and Antirion SGR complete JV deal on Principal Place

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 10:46

Brookfield Property Partners and Antirion SGR have completed a joint venture agreement for Principal Place, with Antirion acquiring a 50 per cent stake in the office and retail portion of the development based on a total valuation of GBP763 million, representing a net initial yield of 4 per cent. »

Log4Real launches three million sq m warehouse development programme

Fri, 20/01/2017 - 09:20

German industrial and logistics property developer Log4Real is expanding at home and entering international markets with a planned multi-billion euro pan-European investment programme. »

Mourant Ozannes advises on EUR186m investment in Globalworth

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 13:24

Mourant Ozannes’ Guernsey corporate team has advised Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Growthpoint Properties on its investment in AIM-listed Globalworth Real Estate Investments. »

M7 invests further EUR36m in Dutch assets for EREIP IV

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 14:29

M7 Real Estate has invested approximately EUR36 million across nine office and retail assets in the Netherlands on behalf of M7 European Real Estate Investment Partners IV (M7 EREIP IV). »

HIG Capital invests in Italian shopping centre and office building

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 09:10

Private equity and alternative asset investment firm HIG Capital has completed an investment in a real estate portfolio comprising a shopping centre in Piedmont and an office building in the Milan metropolitan area. »

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