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Global investors at their most active in Europe’s commercial property markets since financial crisis, says RCA

International investors bought the most European commercial property by value since the start of the global financial crisis in the 12 months through to the end of the third quarter as US private equity and sovereign wealth funds targeted the region, according to research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA). »

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Mayfair Capital’s PITCH acquires central London office asset

Mayfair Capital Investment Management’s flagship fund, the Property Income Trust for Charities (PITCH), has acquired an office building in the sought-after London location of Clerkenwell. »

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Capital & Regional taking steps towards REIT conversion

Capital & Regional PLC is convening a General Meeting of shareholders to seek approval for various amendments to the Company’s Articles to facilitate its conversion to a real estate investment trust. »

Preqin Hedge Fund Spotlight

Hedge fund institutional investors based in Asia-Pacific

An increasing proportion of investors in hedge funds are based in the Asia-Pacific region. Who are these investors and which strategies are they targeting? Preqin examines the hedge fund investor landscape within this dynamic region. »

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VSM secures planning permission for Nine Elms redevelopment

VINCI St Modwen (VSM), the 50/50 joint venture between St Modwen Properties and VINCI PLC, and its partner the Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA), have received resolution to grant planning permission to deliver the landmark redevelopment of the 57 acre New Covent Garden Market site in Nine Elms, London. »


Valad Europe fully lets two assets in Hamburg Billbrook, Germany

Valad Europe has completed two lettings totalling 4,132 square metres of industrial space in Hamburg Billbrook, Germany. »

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Sovereign Land signs up eight tenants at Glasgow shopping centre

Sovereign Land has signed leasing agreements with eight new retail and food and beverage operators at the St Enoch Centre in the heart of Glasgow. »

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Heitman launches European Real Estate Return UCITS fund

Real estate investment management firm Heitman has launched a new absolute return UCITS IV compliant fund, the Heitman European Real Estate Opportunities Fund (HERO). »


Shoosmiths advises Prowting Investments on Bargate Homes investment

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised Prowting Investments – a family-backed private equity firm – on the strategic investment in bespoke property developer, Bargate Homes Limited. »

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L&G secures planning for Hammersmith redevelopment

Legal & General Property (LGP) has secured resolution to grant consent for the redevelopment of 245 Hammersmith Road, formerly known as Bechtel House.  »

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