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East of England news
BlackRock Real Assets has completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in two operational solar projects in the UK from German solar developer ib vogt.
Howard Osborne’s proposals to build purpose-built graduate accommodation for St Edmund’s College at the University of Cambridge have been approved.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers has secured a trio of lettings at Cambridge Research Park totalling 31,000 sq ft.
St John’s College and Turnstone Estates have concluded the first pre-let of the Maurice Wilkes Building in Cambridge before work has even begun.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with Screwfix with the design of a newly-built 562,000 sq ft warehouse in support of the retailer’s expected growth through 2017.
Carter Jonas has appointed Glen Richardson as an associate partner, tasked with leading a new masterplanning and urban design team based in Cambridge.
Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate has bought two distribution warehouses at the Orion Business Park in Ipswich for £11.6m, reflecting a yield on cost of 8.1%.
Greenfields Community Housing has laid out plans to build 850 more homes in Braintree after securing £40m in a long-term financing deal from M&G Investments.
Before the EU referendum in June, Urban & Civic’s chief executive Nigel Hugill said he was unconcerned at the prospect of a Brexit vote - and that the uncertainty was not affecting his business.
Cadence Real Estate has made its debut acquisition with the purchase of an office building in Chelmsford in a joint venture with Chenavari Investment Managers.
East of England Property Features
Garden communities are not a new idea: the first, Letchworth in Hertfordshire, was constructed by Quakers at the turn of the 20th century.
Thetford Riverside is the latest development to come on stream in the rapidly expanding Norfolk market town of Thetford.
It has taken a long time for things to start to happen at the former RAF Alconbury air force base in Cambridgeshire.