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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. »

Legal & General partners with international investor for Eastbourne regeneration

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 08:50

Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets (LGIM Real Assets) has partnered with a major international investor to drive forward its GBP220 million retail and leisure scheme in Eastbourne. »

TH Real Estate secures capital for US multifamily housing strategy

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 08:44

TH Real Estate has raised capital from a large German fund for its US value-add multifamily housing strategy, representing the first German commitment for the USD12.2 billion global multi-family franchise. »

M&G Investments provides GBP100m to develop hub by Premier Inn

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 13:30

M&G Investments has acquired the freehold of 21 Tothill Street, Westminster and will fund the development of a 339-room hub by Premier Inn, to be carried out by Whitbread Group. »

Dekel Capital arranges USD25m financing for Arizona assisted living and memory care facility

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:34

Dekel Capital has placed USD25 million in financing for the construction and development of Sage Tucson, an assisted living and memory care development located in the Northwest Tucson Casas Adobes submarket. »

Tom Carr, Preqin

Asian market drives record investment in unlisted infrastructure assets

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 07:28

Global infrastructure projects attracted an all-time high of USD413 billion of investment in 2016, propelled by aggregate transaction value of USD131 billion in Asia, according to data released by Preqin. »

Tritax Big Box REIT to forward fund two Howdens warehouses at Warth Park

Fri, 23/12/2016 - 09:19

Tritax Big Box REIT has exchanged contracts – conditional on receiving planning consent – to provide forward funding for the development of two new distribution warehouse facilities at Warth Park, Raunds, pre-let in their entirety under two separate leases to Howdens Joinery Group. »

LGC invests in Newcastle Science Central

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 10:53

Legal & General Capital (LGC) has completed its investment into Newcastle Science Central, in partnership with Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University, to deliver a major UK hub for scientific research and technology business. »

Coima Res acquires 36 per cent of Porta Nuova redevelopment opportunity

Wed, 21/12/2016 - 08:32

Coima Res, a listed real estate investment company, has acquired 36 per cent ownership in an office complex located in Via Bonnet, at the heart of Porta Nuova business district in Milan, the city’s new CBD. »

Prospect portfolio company invests USD13m in multi-family apartment community

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 12:54

Prospect Capital’s portfolio company National Property REIT (NPRC), together with a co-investor, has acquired Union Place Apartments, a multifamily property located in Franklin, Massachusetts, for USD64.8 million in total asset value. »

Savills IM and First Industrial commit to speculative development in SE London

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 10:54

Savills Investment Management and First Industrial have committed to executing the first phase of a new project at Belvedere Wharf in Bexley, South East London. »

Student accommodation investment clocks second highest year on record

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 10:49

Investment in the UK student accommodation sector is set to reach GBP3.1 billion in 2016, making it the second highest year on record, according to a research report by Cushman & Wakefield. »

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