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Rockspring brings GBP265m UK regional shopping centre portfolio to market

Rockspring Property Investment Managers, on behalf of UK Value 1, is bringing a portfolio of seven UK regional shopping centres to the market, seeking offers over GBP265 million, reflecting a net initial yield of circa seven per cent. »


Aquila Capital secures global real asset mandate from large Asian institutional investor

Alternative asset manager Aquila Capital has been awarded a mandate from a large institutional investor in Asia for a global real asset portfolio. »


Allianz to invest EUR140m in IPUT

Munich-headquartered global financial services group Allianz has committed to invest EUR140 million in Ireland’s IPUT. »

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Slate Retail REIT acquires shopping centre in Virginia

Slate Retail REIT has entered into a binding agreement to purchase Smithfield Shopping Plaza, a 134,644 square foot grocery-anchored shopping centre located in Smithfield, Virginia. »

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Kames Property Income Fund passes GBP100m mark

The Kames Property Income Fund has surpassed the GBP100 million assets mark less than six months after its launch. »

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La Française Forum Real Estate Partners and Realm team-up to launch UK shopping centre fund

La Française Forum Real Estate Partners (LFF Real Estate Partners) and specialist retail asset manager Realm have agreed terms to launch a UK shopping centre fund. »


‘Border controls’ imposed by domestic regulators inhibit cross-border fund marketing

Domestic regulations in Europe are inhibiting the cross-border benefits of the European Commission’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to analysis by law firm CMS. »

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INREV appoints two directors

INREV has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two directors – Henri Vuong as director of research and market information and Maurits Cammeraat as director of professional standards. »

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Helical Bar acquires two retail warehouses in GBP12m transaction

Helical Bar has acquired two leasehold retail warehouses in Harrogate and Stockport from a UK corporate vendor for GBP12.082 million, reflecting an overall net initial yield of 6.95 per cent. »

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Harworth Estates secures residential planning consent in Northumberland

Harworth Estates, the UK property regeneration company, has received planning consent for a total of 58 residential units at Malvins Road, Blyth, Northumberland in partnership with Gleeson Homes. »

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