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LendInvest’s development finance team writes 14 deals in first four months of Q1 2016

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:45

The development finance team at LendInvest, the UK-based online short-term property finance lender, has got off to a strong start, writing 14 deals since launch, ranging from GBP400,000 to GBP10 million. »

INREV launches investor real estate performance index

INREV launches investor real estate performance index

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 15:45

INREV has unveiled its Global Investor Real Estate Performance Index – a new index that tracks investor performance for the first time.  »

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Third secured lending fund from Omni

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 09:30

London-headquartered Omni Partners has launched its third secured lending fund, Omni Secured Lending Fund III LP, with initial commitments of approximately USD60 million, and a target of USD400 million of assets. »

Larson launches new private equity real estate fund

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 10:02

Based on the success of their initial three private equity real estate funds, Larson Capital Management is seeking investors for a fourth fund consisting of carefully-selected commercial properties.  »

RealtyShares launches equity fund focused on larger investors

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:14

RealtyShares is launching a diversified marketplace equity fund aimed at providing institutions, single-family offices and high net worth individuals with increased exposure to the potential alpha-generating strategies unique to small-balance commercial real estate projects. »

Crowd with Us turn to Howard Kennedy for real estate crowd funding platform launch

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 16:03

Law firm Howard Kennedy is advising real estate crowd funding platform Crowd with Us on its launch. »

GRESB launches 2016 real asset assessments

GRESB launches 2016 real asset assessments

Fri, 01/04/2016 - 09:59

GRESB, a provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmarking for real assets, has launched the 2016 GRESB assessments.  »

Patron Capital and Suprema relaunch Berlin office property as EightFloors

Thu, 31/03/2016 - 10:17

Patron Capital and its local development partner, Suprema, have relaunched their 550,000 sq ft office complex on Franklinstrasse in Berlin’s Charlottenburg under the name EightFloors, initiating a major redevelopment programme and announcing two new tenants who have taken a total of 60,000 sq ft.  »

Aberdeen launches new sustainable development framework

Mon, 21/03/2016 - 15:53

Aberdeen Asset Management is launching a new framework to ensure that all aspects of sustainability are proactively considered for all of their major refurbishments and new development projects in the UK.  »

CBRE Global Investors launches ‘Emprende Plan’ in five Spanish cities

Fri, 18/03/2016 - 09:12

Real estate investment management firm CBRE Global Investors has launched the Emprende Plan, a social initiative to help entrepreneurs launch new businesses, in five cities across Spain. »

GRESB launches Health & Well-being module for real estate industry

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 09:17

GRESB has launched the GRESB Health & Well-being Module as an optional supplement to the GRESB Real Estate Assessment, an annual survey on behalf of a large group of institutional investors that captures information regarding the ESG performance of property companies, fund managers and developers.  »

Roofstock launches first dedicated marketplace for the USD2tn single-family rental sector

Roofstock launches first dedicated marketplace for the USD2tn single-family rental sector

Mon, 07/03/2016 - 09:19

Roofstock has launched the first dedicated online marketplace for investing in leased single-family rental (SFR) homes. »

Legal & General set to create over 400 jobs in Leeds with new modular housing business

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 16:56

Legal & General Capital (LGC) has launched its modular housing business, Legal & General Homes, which will provide modern, precision engineered factory manufactured houses through its new facility in the North of England. »

Alpha Real Capital launches Index Linked Income Fund

Tue, 23/02/2016 - 16:55

Alpha Real Capital has launched the Index Linked Income Fund (ILIF) a new fund investing in UK commercial ground rents. The fund has already made its first acquisition. »

LSH launches new Northern Powerhouse online property tool

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 09:24

Commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has developed a web-based application to assist occupiers, developers and investors looking for opportunities in the Northern Powerhouse region.  »

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M&G Investments launches first institutional fund to invest in European long lease property

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 10:00

M&G Investments (M&G) has launched the first pooled institutional fund to invest in long lease Continental European real estate, building on the experience it has gained with its market-leading £3 billion UK strategy. »

Institute for Real Estate Operating Companies to facilitate relationships with institutional investors

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 09:14

Institutional Real Estate has partnered with LongRun Advisers to launch the Institute for Real Estate Operating Companies (iREOC), which will offer a multi-faceted platform to facilitate relationships between institutional capital providers and operating companies. »

Ortus Secured Finance launches new GBP40m fund to lend to UK Leisure Industry

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 09:20

Ortus Secured Finance has raised a new fund to lend GBP40 million to businesses across the UK, with a particular focus on both the UK leisure sector and Northern Irish commercial property space. »

SMS Assist launches new residential division

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 15:28

SMS Assist, a cloud-based multisite property management company, has formed a new residential division and hired real estate executive Mike Travalini as president of its residential service team. »

Sager and Cain Hoy launch residential sales at Islington Square

Sager and Cain Hoy launch residential sales at Islington Square

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:23

Sager Group and Cain Hoy have announced the residential sales launch of Islington Square, providing warehouse style and newly built apartments in the transformed former North London Mail Centre which is nestled just behind Islington’s Upper Street. »

Legal & General and PGGM launch GBP600m build-to-rent partnership

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 16:43

Legal & General Capital (LGC) and Dutch pension fund manager, PGGM, have launched a Build to Rent partnership which will invest GBP600m initially into building purpose built private rental housing across the UK, providing over 3000 homes. »

Alternative assets industry grows to record USD7.4tn in 2015

Alternative assets industry grows to record USD7.4tn in 2015

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 09:10

Alternative assets fund managers hold a record USD7.4 trillion in combined assets under management (AUM) in 2015, up from USD6.9 trillion a year before, according to Preqin’s 2016 Global Alternatives Reports. »

Frasers launches show apartment at Riverside Quarter, Wandsworth

Frasers launches show apartment at Riverside Quarter, Wandsworth

Tue, 19/01/2016 - 16:55

Frasers Property UK has launched a new show apartment at its Riverside Quarter scheme in Wandsworth. The show apartment, located in Five Riverside, showcases the eco-friendly features, and large, versatile open-plan living spaces on offer at Riberside Quarter. »

Cordium launches new Tiered Services model in EMEA

Cordium launches new Tiered Services model in EMEA

Tue, 19/01/2016 - 09:13

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, is evolving its EMEA compliance offering to a tiered services model. »

New centre for real estate launches in South Carolina

Fri, 15/01/2016 - 10:13

The E. Craig Wall Sr College of Business Administration at Coastal Carolina University has established a new hub for real estate and economic data. »

Howard Kennedy advises Strawberry Star on launch of GBP25 million property fund

Fri, 15/01/2016 - 09:55

Law firm Howard Kennedy has advised London-based property services company, Strawberry Star, on the creation of its first property investment fund to explore investment opportunities in the capital city. »

Investor interest prompts BRE to prep second Nordics real estate fund

Tue, 12/01/2016 - 10:43

Brunswick Real Estate (BRE), an adviser, lender and investor in the Nordics, is now making preparations to launch a second debt fund focusing on commercial property in the region, as access to sources of traditional lending continues to be tight. »

Millennium Trust launches custody solutions network for alternative investments

Millennium Trust launches custody solutions network for alternative investments

Thu, 07/01/2016 - 10:02

Millennium Trust Company has launched the Millennium Alternative Investment Network (MAIN), a centralised online service dedicated to simplifying the custody of alternative investments. »

Baceline launches High Yield Income Fund

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 09:49

Baceline Investments, a boutique private equity real estate investment and management company with retail holdings throughout the Central United States, has launched the Baceline High Yield Income Fund. »

Schroders builds new infrastructure finance capability

Schroders builds new infrastructure finance capability

Tue, 15/12/2015 - 09:47

Schroders has launched a new infrastructure finance capability, signalling a long-term commitment to building a first-class capability in this asset class. »

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