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Mace appointed main contractor from Bracknell regeneration

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:00

The Bracknell Regeneration Partnership (BRP) has appointed Mace as the main contractor on the GBP200 million regeneration of Bracknell town centre. »

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AXA Real Estate completes acquisition of 3,700 hectares of forest land in Finland with UPM

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 06:00

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers has completed the acquisition of three forest estates in Finland, covering 3,700 hectares in total, for a consideration of 11,2 million EUR with UPM. »


Starwood Capital Group and Melia acquire Spanish resorts through new JV

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 18:00

Starwood Capital Group and Melia Hotels International have established a joint venture that has agreed to acquire a collection of hotels across key resort locations in Spain. »

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L&G enters growing UK private rental sector

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 17:00

Legal & General has made its first investment in the UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) market and plans to become a major owner of rented accommodation. »

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BNY Mellon Investment Management and Amherst Holdings launch real estate credit management platform

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 16:00

BNY Mellon Investment Management has partnered with Amherst Holdings to launch Amherst Capital Management (ACaM), a real estate credit investment management platform. »

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GBP1.4 trillion investment needed by 2035 to support UK housing requirements

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 11:00

The UK private rented sector (PRS) needs GBP1.4 trillion of investment to meet demand by 2035, according to a forecast by Landbay, the specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender. »


UK commercial property investment reached a record high in 2014 with activity in the regions outside of London particularly strong, according to research from DTZ.

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:00

DTZ today released its 2014 UK Investment Market Update and reported a record turnover for UK property investment last year, with an 11% rise to GBP56bn. The primary driver was a 40% growth in investment outside Central London, rising from GBP26bn in 2013 to GBP36bn in 2014. By contrast Central London transaction volume fell by 10% to GBP20bn, albeit still the second highest annual total ever recorded. »

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INTERNOS Global Investors and Somerston Group acquire 27.5% stake in DREF

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

INTERNOS Global Investors (INTERNOS) and the family office Somerston Group have together acquired a 27.5% stake in Deutsche Real Estate Funds Advisor (DREF), a real estate investment manager specialising in the German student accommodation market.  »

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The DPS tops GBP1bn of tenancy deposits

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS), the UK’s largest tenancy deposit protection company, is now protecting more than GBP1 billion of tenants’ money.  »

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Hedge fund industry trend forecast for 2015

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 21:45

At the end of 2014, Preqin conducted surveys with hedge fund managers, investors and alternatives investment consultants around the world to ascertain their views on the hedge fund industry over the past year and their outlook for the year ahead. Selina Sy looks at the upcoming trends and developments these industry professionals have identified for hedge funds in 2015. »