Handshake and money

DiamondRock refinances the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East

DiamondRock Hospitality Company has entered into a USD86 million mortgage loan secured by the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East. »


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Irish property values continue to surge in Q2 2014

Quarterly returns from Irish commercial real estate accelerated to 8.5% in the second quarter of 2014, their highest level since Q2 2006, according to the IPD/SCSI Ireland Quarterly Property Index. »


Euros

Hibernia REIT completes EUR267m in acquisitions in Q2 2014

Hibernia REIT has had a busy second quarter of 2014 completing eight acquisitions totalling EUR267m, primarily in the central Dublin office sector.  »


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All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs

La Française Group has obtained AIFM approval for all its management companies. »


London

Students represent 41 per cent of PCL tenancy start-ups, says LCP

Rental of apartments in prime central London’s (PCL) most exclusive neighbourhoods by finance professionals stalled during the credit crunch when employment in the sector fell by around one third. »


Channel Islands

Carne Group opens office in the Channel Islands

Carne Group, a provider of governance and oversight services for asset managers, has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. »


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UK high street investment transaction volumes increase by 34 per cent

UK high street retail investment transactions, excluding prime Central London, auction and portfolio transaction, reached GBP280m across 73 deals in Q2, according to research from DTZ. »


Lease

Orchard Street secures final two lettings at the Pinnacle in Crawley

Orchard Street Investment Management, on behalf of St James’s Place, has signed two further lettings in the Pinnacle in Crawley. »


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INTERNOS lets 25,000 sq m in Fos-sur-Mer France

INTERNOS Global Investors has let 25,000 square metres of warehouse space to Tempo One, the logistics group, at the Actilogis building in the autonomous port of Fos-sur-Mer (Distriport), France. »


Survey

Full compliance still some way off as AIFMD deadline arrives, says BNY Mellon

There is a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation, according to research by BNY Mellon. »


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