Thomas J DeRosa

Health Care REIT appoints Thomas J DeRosa as CEO

Health Care REIT has appointed Thomas J DeRosa, a director of the company and former vice chairman and chief financial officer of The Rouse Company, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. »

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Kames Capital raises GBP40m for second close of UK Active Value Property Fund

Kames Capital has secured a further GBP40m investment into its closed ended Kames UK Active Value Property Fund. »


Distributions boost average SGX REIT return to four per cent YTD

The 26 real estate investment trusts (REITs) listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) have produced a 4.0 per cent average return so far this year with 23 of the 26 generating gains. »

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US capital dominates foreign financing activities on Germany's commercial real estate market

No less than EUR4.1bn in foreign capital will be available for commercial real estate financing in Germany in 2014, with the lion’s share (EUR2.5bn) coming from US investors. »


Virgin Limited Edition to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa

Virgin Limited Edition, Richard Branson’s luxury collection of retreats, is to purchase the Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa. »


LCP launches fourth property fund to take advantage of new SIPP and ISA rules

London Central Portfolio’s (LCP) recently launched fourth fund, London Central Apartments II (LCA II), is specifically designed to be SIPP and ISA eligible. »


AHIP appoints Robert Hibberd as exec VP and Azim Lalani as new CFO

American Hotel Income Properties REIT (AHIP) has appointed Azim Lalani as the new chief financial officer of AHIP, effective 21 April. »


Eaton Partners forms global secondary advisory business

Placement agent Eaton Partners has launched a secondary advisory group following the addition of three senior professionals, Michael Pilson, Alexander Mejia and Kevin Imhoff.  »

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UK shopping centre investment momentum continues, says C&W

UK shopping centre investment turnover for Q1 2014 has remained positive – following a strong finish to the end of 2013 – with transactional volumes totalling GBP1.77bn, according to Cushman & Wakefield. »

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Prologis preleases 211,000 sq ft in Japan development to repeat customer

Prologis has signed a new lease agreement for 211,000 square feet (19,600 square metres) at a development in Osaka, Japan. »

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