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Health Care REIT appoints Colin Catherwood as Vice President – Investments, Canada

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 21:30

Health Care REIT has appointed Colin Catherwood as Vice President – Investments, Canada.  »

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Equinix to join FTSE NAREIT US Real Estate Index Series

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 20:30

Equinix has been added to the FTSE NAREIT US Real Estate Index Series, including the FTSE NAREIT Equity REITs Index, FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index, FTSE NAREIT Composite Index, and FTSE NAREIT Diversified Property Sector, effective with the market open on Monday, 23 March, 2015. »

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Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II acquires light industrial property in Concord NC

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 06:00

Griffin Capital Corporation, on behalf of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II, has acquired a 61,200 sq ft, Class A, single-storey, light manufacturing building in Concord, North Carolina.  »

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GE to invest USD200 million in new multi-modal manufacturing

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 17:30

GE is investing in a new USD200 million multimodal manufacturing, engineering, services and training centre in Egypt which will focus on various industries including power generation, renewables, water, oil & gas, aviation and rail transportation. »

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Alternatives looking mainstream

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 16:00

Institutional investors will be targeting alternative investments over the next two years, with infrastructure assets generating the greatest interest, according to the latest issue of The Cerulli Edge-Global Edition. »

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CTP reports strong Q1 results and pipeline projects

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 14:00

Industrial property developer CTP has reported a strong start to 2015 with a secured pipeline of approximately 300,000 sq m of A-class industrial property, 70% of which will be delivered by July 2015. »

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Brookwood Financial Partners expands Property Management Team in Texas

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 13:00

Rita R Randle and Leonardo S Tapia have joined Brookwood Real Estate Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookwood Financial Partners that provides property management services for the firm’s portfolio in Texas.  »

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT to acquire 288 Class A apartments in Austin, Texas

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 12:00

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT is to acquire the Fox Hill Apartments, a 288-unit Class A apartment community in Austin, Texas.  »

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Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund sells USD399m office/industrial portfolio

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 09:00

Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund has completed the sale of an office and industrial portfolio to Gramercy Property Trust for a gross sales price of approximately USD398.6 million.  »

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Praxis sells Iceni Centre in Warwick in GBP16m deal

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 06:00

Praxis Holdings has sold the Iceni Centre office complex at the Warwick Technology Park to the Local Authorities Mutual Investment Trust (LAMIT) for GBP16.1 million. »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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