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PE to fund high-yield property investments in 2020

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:41

In this week’s newsletter, Emily Perryman looks at new research from Cushman & Wakefield which suggests that private equity will be the main source of capital for high-yield investments next year and that non-central business district office assets will top of PE investors’ shopping lists. »

Greg Mansell, Cushman & Wakefield

Private equity to be the leading source of capital for high-yield assets in 2020

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:13

Private equity is expected to be the leading source of capital for high-yield investments in 2020, with non-central business district offices topping their buying lists, according to a study by Cushman & Wakefield. »

AXA IM - Real Assets, Allianz and APG partner with Scape to acquire Australia’s largest student accommodation portfolio

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 16:04

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets’ (AXA IM - Real Assets) Australian Student Accommodation Program Joint Venture (ASAP JV), is to acquire Urbanest, the owner of Australia’s largest Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) portfolios. »

Real Capital Analytics acquires Datscha

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 15:58

Real Capital Analytics (RCA) has acquired Swedish real estate technology firm Datscha in one of the largest European PropTech transactions of 2019. »

Europa Capital sells recently refurbished Radisson Collection Hotel in Warsaw

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 15:39

Europa Capital, a pan-European real estate investment manager, has sold the Radisson Collection hotel in Warsaw, Poland, on behalf of its value add fund, Europa Fund V, to Wenaas Hotels Europe A/S, part of Wenaasgruppen. »

A total of 32,000 new student beds enter UK market as demand rises rapidly

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 10:45

A total of 32,000 new beds entered the booming UK student accommodation market for the 2019/20 academic year, taking the total number up to 660,000, with transactions reaching GBP2.5billion by the end of October, according to new data from Cushman & Wakefield. »

Allianz completes joint venture acquisition of two Paris office developments for EUR415.6m

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 10:39

Allianz Real Estate has acquired two manage-to-core office developments in Saint-Ouen, Paris, on behalf of several Allianz group companies. »

Thor Equities Group to acquire UK logistics portfolio

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 10:25

Thor Equities Group, a global leader in urban real estate development, leasing and management, has signed a contract in partnership with a fund advised by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing to acquire the Tudor Portfolio from SEGRO  for GBP241 million. »

Capital Square launches CSRA Opportunity Zone Fund II

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 10:19

Capital Square, a sponsor of tax-advantaged real estate investments, has launched a new qualified opportunity zone fund. CSRA Opportunity Zone Fund II, is a project-specific opportunity zone fund that is raising capital to develop Scott's Collection II, a 60-unit, mixed-use multifamily property in the Scott's Addition designated opportunity zone in Richmond, Virginia. »

Balzac REIM appoints Principal and joint MD

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 10:18

Pierre Pélabon has joined Balzac REIM as Principal and joint Managing Director. His responsibilities are to include Fund Management and assisting the company develop AUM beyond its current EUR1 billion level. »


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