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The future of commercial property in the post-Covid world

The future of commercial property in the post-Covid world

By Zvi Noé (pictured), founding partner of Capreon, Noé Group – There’s no denying that many trends rapidly accelerated over the course of the pandemic. This is nothing new. With Covid-19 restrictions forcing people to stay at home, there was an absolute necessity to use technology for everyday tasks. The result was a fundamental shift in the way people work and shop, thus having wide repercussions for the commercial property industry.

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UK retail investment rebounds

UK retail investment rebounds

Investment in UK retail property is beginning to rebound with transaction  volumes totalling GBP2.76 billion in the first half of the year, up 80 per cent on the same period in 2020, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.

RESEARCH

Vacant commercial premises could provide up to 200,000 homes for the vulnerable, says Habitat for Humanity

Vacant commercial premises could provide up to 200,000 homes for the vulnerable, says Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Great Britain, a charity focused on long-term poverty alleviation through affordable, social housing, has partnered with leading savings and investment company, M&G plc (M&G), to unveil exciting new research outlining how homelessness can be addressed by repurposing vacant commercial property around the UK.

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Tristan Fund acquires German Summit portfolio for EUR1bn

Tristan Fund acquires German Summit portfolio for EUR1bn

The EPISO 5 opportunistic fund, advised by Tristan Capital Partners, has signed definite agreements to acquire 100 per cent of the non-listed portfolio controlled by Summit Real Estate Holdings Ltd, and 77 per cent of the listed GxP German Properties AG platform, in a proprietary/bilateral transaction. The total commercial platform comprises 69 assets, located across key markets in Germany.

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Oxford invests in Cambridge

Oxford invests in Cambridge

Oxford Properties Group (Oxford), a global real estate investor, asset manager and business builder, has extended its global life sciences platform with the acquisition of 310 Cambridge Science Park, United Kingdom, its first investment in the sector in Europe.