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Duncan Owen of Schroders

Schroder REIT looks to diversify

24 May 2017

Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has revealed it is looking at opportunities in alternative sectors, including residential, leisure, healthcare and student accommodation.


Camino to open in Shoreditch

24 May 2017

Spanish tapas restaurant Camino has secured its fifth site, within Brookfield’s Principal Place development in Shoreditch.


LondonMetric sells Loughborough supermarket for £32.5m

24 May 2017

LondonMetric Property has sold its Morrisons food store in Loughborough to an unnamed UK pension fund for £32.5m, reflecting a net initial yield of 4.25%.

Haldensleben AEW

AEW & Kintyre make opportunistic German retail acquisition

24 May 2017

AEW and Kintyre have acquired mixed-use asset in Haldensleben in the latest transaction on behalf for their opportunistic investment partnership with a US investor.

Larry Brennan Savills

Savills promotes Brennan to head up European retail

23 May 2017

International real estate advisor Savills has promoted Larry Brennan to head of European retail agency.

West End retail

London remains top European target for international retailers

23 May 2017

London remains the most sought after destination for retailers wanting to expand their operations, according to research by CBRE.

Metromar Schroder

Schroder acquires £45.47m Seville shopping centre

23 May 2017

A joint venture of Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust (SEREIT) and Schroder-advised Immobilien Europa Direkt has completed the purchase of Metromar shopping centre in Seville from UBS Asset Management.

Next Home and Garden flagship store, Manchester

Aviva lands Next flagship store at Handforth Dean

19 May 2017

Aviva Investors has bought the newly constructed Next Home and Garden flagship store in south Manchester for £15.8m.

H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid

CBRE GI makes final investment for European Value Add fund

19 May 2017

CBRE Global Investors has acquired a 70% interest in H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid, Spain for an undisclosed amount in the final investment for its European Co-Investment Fund (ECF).

Watford retail park HSBC

HSBC and LaSalle seek buyer for retail-to-residential site

18 May 2017

HSBC Bank Pension Trust and LaSalle Investment Management are looking to offload a retail park in Watford for around £50m that is earmarked for a 1,000-unit residential scheme.

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Reading Royal Elm Park stadium

Better football, greater footfall: Royal Elm Park’s role for Reading

Reading is a town struggling to keep up with its own growth. Boasting a world-famous music festival, a ruined 12th-century abbey and the UK’s second-busiest railway interchange station outside London, the town has historically been viewed by many as a transitional point - somewhere to travel to, from or through, but rarely to stay and build in.

Buns and Buns

Ghost restaurants – dining out on delivery

In recent years, the UK’s insatiable appetite for gourmet takeaway has seen the delivery market boom.  With the dining delivery industry worth £3.6bn in 2016 – 50% more than in 2008 -  brands are looking to be reactive and take a slice of the pie.

shrewsbury retail

A beacon of hope for shopping centres

Imagine you have the next great product idea, the next great retail brand. What would you do? Thirty years ago, you would have opened a store.

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