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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. »


Wine

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. »


London

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. »


Handshake

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. »


Globe

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.  »


Shopping bags

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. »


Document signing

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. »


Warehouse

Prologis report indicates broad diversity of demand for industrial real estate

Demand for industrial real estate continues to be diverse, with many industries expanding, according to a research paper from Prologis. »


Handshake and money

LaSalle and Harvest Properties acquire Century Centre I & II in California

LaSalle Investment Management and Harvest Properties have acquired 1400 and 1450 Fashion Island Blvd, known as Century Centre I & II, in San Mateo, California from Fisher Investments for an undisclosed sum. »


Report

INREV launches new non-listed real estate industry guidelines

INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles, has launched new industry guidelines at its annual conference in Berlin. »


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