Dan Brown

JLL’s head of EMEA flex space quits to set up own flex firm

2019-09-18T23:00:00+01:00By

Dan Brown leaves after less than a year and is replaced by Ben Munn as new global head of flex space

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Aviva sells Forum St Paul’s for more than £80m

2019-09-18T12:48:00+01:00By

Aviva Investors has sold the freehold interest in Forum St Paul’s to investment manager Goldstone Commercial, which is backed by Hong Kong capital, for £80.75m.

Financial Investment

Investors set to pump £3.2bn into UK’s PBSA sector by end of 2019

2019-09-18T23:00:00+01:00By

Investors are on course to pump £3.2bn into the UK’s purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector by the year-end, according to new research by Knight Frank.

Tim Farron LDC

Property ‘not enemy’, says Lib Dem’s Farron

2019-09-18T23:00:00+01:00By

Housing spokesman backs developers but calls for end to planning loopholes

Kevin McCloud

McCloud: SMEs need more support from government

2019-09-18T23:00:00+01:00

The government needs to do more to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) if it wants them to play a part in delivering desperately needed homes, Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud told delegates at RESI 2019.

Warehouse

Warehouse REIT spends £70m on Aviva portfolio

2019-09-18T07:49:00+01:00By

Warehouse REIT, the AIM-listed specialist industrial investor, has paid Aviva Investors £70m for an eight asset fully-let portfolio of warehouse and distribution assets.

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RDI continues German retail exit

2019-09-18T07:26:00+01:00By

RDI REIT has sold the Bahnhof Center in Altona, Hamburg to Volksbank eG Braunschweig Wolfsburg for €91m (£80.8m).

Knotel workspace

Knotel forms management partnership with Great Portland Estates

2019-09-18T06:01:00+01:00By

Knotel has agreed to manage 82,000 sq ft of office space for Great Portland Estates (GPE) in Moorgate, London.

Proptech

Airbnb-style proptech rental platform Lavanda scores £4m investment

2019-09-18T09:23:00+01:00By

Proptech startup Lavanda has received $5m (£4m) in a round of Series-A funding led by Henley Ventures.

Plans for the wheat quarter

Octopus funds Welwyn resi scheme

2019-09-18T07:45:00+01:00By

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a UK specialist real estate investor, has agreed to provide a £21.2m loan to Wheat Quarter to develop a brownfield site in Welwyn Garden City.

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Financial Investment

Investors set to pump £3.2bn into UK’s PBSA sector by end of 2019

2019-09-18T23:00:00+01:00By

Investors are on course to pump £3.2bn into the UK’s purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector by the year-end, according to new research by Knight Frank.

Warehouse

Warehouse REIT spends £70m on Aviva portfolio

2019-09-18T07:49:00+01:00By

Warehouse REIT, the AIM-listed specialist industrial investor, has paid Aviva Investors £70m for an eight asset fully-let portfolio of warehouse and distribution assets.

The Retail Arcade  Shard Quarter Marek Sikora photography

RDI continues German retail exit

2019-09-18T07:26:00+01:00By

RDI REIT has sold the Bahnhof Center in Altona, Hamburg to Volksbank eG Braunschweig Wolfsburg for €91m (£80.8m).

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