New York

New York retains top slot as world’s largest real estate investment market, says C&W

New York attracted the most commercial real estate investment during the last year as the global real estate investment market saw volumes increase by 17.2 per cent to USD788 billion, according to Cushman & Wakefield (C&W). »

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Bouwinvest to buy 177 apartments in Utrecht’s Zijdebalen development

Bouwinvest Dutch Institutional Residential Fund is to acquire 177 apartments to be built from the first half of 2015 in the Zijdebalen development in Utrecht for an undisclosed amount. »

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International architects show forward-looking visions for Gateway Gardens

Eight final architectural designs for four high-rise locations in Frankfurt's new district of Gateway Gardens were presented at the Expo Real trade fair in Munich on 6 October 2014. »


INTERNOS sells MKV in Munich to MCAP Global Finance on behalf of BGP

INTERNOS Global Investors has sold MKV, a mixed-use retail/logistics asset in inner Munich, Germany to an affiliate of MCAP Global Finance. »

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CalPERS withdraw from hedge funds - Start of a trend?

Following the decision by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to withdraw from their exposure to hedge funds, Preqin looks at the wider trends of US state pension plans’ exposure and activity in the hedge fund asset class. Read more… »

Preqin Hedge Fund Spotlight

Alternative routes into hedge funds: liquid alternatives and managed accounts

Preqin evaluates investor appetite for liquid alternatives and managed account structures, and examines the reasons behind investors’ growing interest in these specialized structures, based on the results of surveys with 100 institutional investors in hedge funds and 150 hedge fund managers. »

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UK commercial property on course for returns of over 20 per cent in 2014, says M&G Real Estate

The UK commercial property market may achieve returns of over 20 per cent for the year 2014, making it the strongest return the country has seen in the last quarter century, according to research from M&G Real Estate. »

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Cityhold acquires Burstah Offices in Hamburg

Sweden’s Cityhold Group has acquired Burstah Offices in Hamburg, a development by Frankonia Eurobau AG. »


European asset management agencies to offload EUR264bn of non-core real estate, says C&W

Asset management agencies have almost EUR264 billion of European non-core real estate exposure, according to the Cushman & Wakefield’s latest European Real Estate Loan Sales Market report at Q3 2014. »


Helical Bar acquires Sainsbury’s regional distribution centre in Bristol

Helical Bar has acquired Sainsbury’s regional distribution unit in Yate, Bristol from a private Irish investor for a total consideration of GBP11.5 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 10.1 per cent. »

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