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French real estate investment returns remain positive at 5.1 per cent in 2013, says IPD

Since its most recent peak in 2010, French investment property performance has continued to decline, reaching 5.1 per cent in 2013 as against 6.3 per cent in 2012, according to the IPD France annual real estate index. »


Tax

Luxembourg and the US sign Model 1 IGA

The US and Luxembourg governments have signed an agreement to improve international tax compliance and to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). »


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Bridges Ventures/Chancerygate JV sells student accommodation for GBP60.3m to LaSalle

A joint venture between Bridges Ventures and Chancerygate has sold The Curve, a student accommodation development in London’s Aldgate, to LaSalle Investment Management for GBP60.3m reflecting a yield of six per cent. »


Financial results

St Modwen makes strong start to 2014

St Modwen Properties has continued its strong performance since the start of the financial year, with a growing pipeline of development opportunities, and profits and cashflows in line with expectations. »


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Compass Real Estate Fund III completes first closing

Compass Real Estate Fund III, the third private equity real estate investment fund formed by Compass Real Estate, has held its first closing. »


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DLA Piper signs lease at River Point in Chicago

DLA Piper has signed a lease with Ivanhoé Cambridge to relocate its Chicago office to River Point at 444 W Lake Street in Chicago's West Loop area.  »


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LGP secures revised consent for Arndale Eastbourne

Legal & General Property (LGP) has received consent on its revised planning application at the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne, paving the way for a GBP85m retail and leisure extension to start on site in early 2015. »


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Cushman & Wakefield hires Tech City London property head

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Juliette Morgan, the head of property at Tech City UK, to further strengthen and grow its East London business. »


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Portuguese commercial property delivers positive returns in 2013

Portuguese commercial property delivered an improved total return of 1.3 per cent in 2013, compared with 0.8 per cent in 2012, according to the IPD Portugal Annual Property Index. »


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Aldermore appoints Glyn Jones as chairman

Aldermore Bank, a provider of banking services and finance solutions to individuals and SME businesses, has appointed Glyn Jones as its new chairman. »


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