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Regional REIT completes equity raise ahead of target

2019-07-19T08:30:00+01:00By

Regional REIT has raised £62.5m to help fund new acquisition – ahead of its £50m target.

Grainger refinances GRIP portfolio with Rothesay Life

2019-07-19T10:15:00+01:00By

Grainger has refinanced its GRIP portfolio, after it bought the shares of the portfolio that it didn’t own from JV partner APG last year.

Lidl

LXi REIT completes six acquisitions worth £55m total

2019-07-19T09:43:00+01:00By

LXi REIT has completed six long-let, index-linked acquisitions from separate developers and vendors for a combined £55m, reflecting a weighted average net initial acquisition yield of 5.83%.

Farnborough Business Park, Hampshire

Harbert raises €662.4m for European real estate fund

2019-07-18T08:07:00+01:00By

Harbert Management Corporation has raised €662.4m for Harbert European Real Estate Fund V (HEREF V), making it the firm’s largest ever European real estate fund.

Aprirose buys 45 pubs from British Land

Stonegate buys Ei pub group in £3bn deal

2019-07-18T08:02:00+01:00By

Slug and Lettuce-owner Stonegate Pub Company has agreed a deal to buy Ei Group, the pub company formerly known as Enterprise Inns, in a deal that values the group at £2.97bn.

Berkamstead Boots

Allsop and Acuitus post solid results but lag July 2018 totals

2019-07-18T23:00:00+01:00By

Allsop Commercial achieves 79% success rate while Acuitus rate hits 86%, its best so far this year

Investment

UK property market one of only a few to shrink in 2018

2019-07-17T23:00:00+01:00By

MSCI index reveals that the UK, Australia and Canada were the only markets in the top 10 to fall in size.

Fifth Wall

​Fifth Wall wins over CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield to close second fund at £399m

2019-07-17T12:15:00+01:00

US proptech venture capital firm Fifth Wall has closed its second real estate technology fund after raising £399m ($503m).

Madeleine McDougall

Lloyds splits top real estate job to offer flexibility

2019-07-17T11:28:00+01:00By

Lloyds Bank has appointed Andy Hulme as co-head of its real estate and housing team to work alongside Madeleine McDougall in a move that the bank said would give them more time to support their respective families.

Martyn McCarthy and Christian Bearman

Arrow Capital launches €2bn SIRE joint venture

2019-07-17T07:37:00+01:00By

Arrow Capital Partners has joined forces with a US private equity giant to acquire a €2bn (£1.81bn) portfolio of European industrial and urban logistics assets.

Edward Ziff

TCS continues to reduce retail exposure to mitigate impact of CVAs

2019-07-17T07:27:00+01:00By

Town Centre Securities has reported a 2.6% rise in rents in a trading update ahead of its annual results in September, but warned of continued disruption in the retail sector.

Quayside Lodge in Fulham

CLS reaps planning gain from Fulham block

2019-07-17T07:23:00+01:00By

CLS Holdings has sold Quayside Lodge in Fulham to SMC Fulham for £19m.

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NYC apartments

New rent law rocks NYC landlords

2019-07-10T23:00:00+01:00By Steve Cuozzo

New York City’s real estate moguls are reeling from the worst political defeat in their history.

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Property Funds

Farnborough Business Park, Hampshire

Harbert raises €662.4m for European real estate fund

2019-07-18T08:07:00+01:00By

Harbert Management Corporation has raised €662.4m for Harbert European Real Estate Fund V (HEREF V), making it the firm’s largest ever European real estate fund.

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Grainger refinances GRIP portfolio with Rothesay Life

2019-07-19T10:15:00+01:00

Grainger has refinanced its GRIP portfolio, after it bought the shares of the portfolio that it didn’t own from JV partner APG last year.

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