JCR holds first closing of commercial real estate fund

JCR holds first closing of commercial real estate fund

JCR Capital, a Denver-based commercial real estate finance company, has held the first closing of the JCR Capital Distressed & Opportunistic Real Estate Fund I. »


F&C Reit portfolios outperform IPD index

F&C Reit portfolios outperform IPD index

F&C Reit Asset Management, the property asset management group created in September 2008, says the aggregate of its property portfolios outperformed the Investment Property Databank database in 2009. »


Wells Reit II acquires Sterling Commerce Centre, Ohio

Wells Reit II acquires Sterling Commerce Centre, Ohio

Wells Real Estate Investment Trust II, an office Reit, has acquired the headquarters of AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce in suburban Columbus, Ohio. »


Phoenix appoints managing director, national acquisitions

Phoenix appoints managing director, national acquisitions

Phoenix Realty Group, a real estate investment manager, has appointed Edward J. Ratinoff as managing director, national acquisitions. »


Herald acquires retail warehouse park in Germany for EUR30m

Herald acquires retail warehouse park in Germany for EUR30m

Henderson Global Investors’ EUR900m pan-European retail property fund Herald has acquired the Real Hypermarket & Gallery, a retail warehouse park in Giessen, Germany, for approximately EUR30m from the Metro Group, reflecting a yield of around eight per cent. »


CBRE Investors launches defined contribution fund

CBRE Investors launches defined contribution fund

CB Richard Ellis Investors, the real estate investment management firm, has launched a UK direct property fund for defined contribution pension investors. »


Fund return spread is record-matching 24pp, delegates told

Fund return spread is record-matching 24pp, delegates told

The velocity of fund performance coming into and ending 2009 delivered a record-matching 24 percentage points spread in fund returns, delegates at the IPD UK 2009 Benchmark Launch were told yesterday morning.  »


AMB Property leases 142,000 sq ft in London development project

AMB Property leases 142,000 sq ft in London development project

AMB Property, an owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, has leased approximately 142,000 square feet in its AMB East London Distribution Park. »


Appleby appoints five partners

Appleby appoints five partners

Appleby, a provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, has appointed five partners. »


Terrace Hill makes adjusted pre-tax profit of GBP2.6m

Terrace Hill makes adjusted pre-tax profit of GBP2.6m

Terrace Hill Group, a UK property development and investment group, made an adjusted pre-tax profit before property provisions of GBP2.6m for the year to 31 October 2009, up from GBP1m the previous year. »


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