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Schroder REIT acquires retail warehouse

The Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired a retail warehouse in Bletchley, Milton Keynes for GBP9.9 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.5%.  »

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ACOFI closes several transactions for real estate loan fund

PREDIREC Immo 2019 has financed the acquisition of the Paris Marriott Hotel Champs Elysées and the purchase of an office building in Seine Saint Denis, for an overall sum of EUR64 million. »

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World Class Capital Group acquires 1.2m sq ft retail portfolio from Kimco

World Class Capital Group has acquired a shopping centre portfolio consisting of eight properties throughout the Midwest totaling approximately 1.2 million square feet. »


Hall Capital adds IR office

Hall Capital has created an investor relations office to provide a focal point of communications and services for investors in the firm’s various private equity, automotive, real est »

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Mitsui Fudosan America closes four leasing transactions at 1251 Avenue of the Americas in three months

​ Mitsui Fudosan America has successfully completed the following four leasing transactions totalling 162,027 square feet at its flagship building, 1251 Avenue of the Americas, during the three months ended 31 October. »

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New York overtakes Hong Kong as world’s most expensive shopping location

New York’s Upper Fifth Avenue has overtaken Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay as the world’s most expensive shopping destination, according to Cushman & Wakefield. »

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Prologis preleases 261,000 sq ft in Denver development

Prologis has secured a 261,000 sq ft (24,300 sq m) pre-lease agreement at a development in Denver. »

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Opportunity knocks: purchasing distressed loan portfolios

By Adrian Jones (pictured) corporate partner, and Roger Clarke, banking and finance partner, at law firm Trowers & Hamlins – Distressed loan portfolios secured by property assets have proved an attractive investment class for private equity investors. In its June 2014 Financial Stability Report[1] the Bank of England noted that UK banks non-performing loans stood at around GBP165 billion in 2013. It is perhaps unlikely that the level of non-performing loans will decline significantly once interest rates start to rise and more bank borrowers fall into default and therefore the supply looks likely to continue for some time. »

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Lubert-Adler sells 320-unit Houston apartment community

Philadelphia-based Lubert-Adler Partners has sold Tiburon, a 320-unit Class A apartment community in Houston, TX, to a private individual.  ARA Real Estate Investment Services represented Lubert-Adler in the transaction. »

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GELF successfully prices EUR400m Eurobond

 The Goodman European Logistics Fund (GEL), Goodman Group's flagship managed fund in Europe, successfully priced its second Eurobond issue in two years under its EMTN programme. »

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