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Paul Crosbie

M&G closes first value-add fund at £125m

2018-02-19T12:30:00+00:00By

M&G Real Estate has completed an initial close of its first value add fund – the M&G UK Enhanced Value Fund (UKEV) – with investor commitments totalling £125m.

Bullring, Birmingham

Hammerson set to crash out of FTSE 100

2018-02-19T08:45:00+00:00By

Retail giant Hammerson is set to fall out of the FTSE 100, following a sharp fall in its share price in the wake of its agreed takeover of rival Intu in December.

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Ex-HSBC quartet launch new firm with $550m backing

2018-02-19T07:00:00+00:00By

Four former leading members of the real estate team at HSBC Alternative Investments have set up a new property investment company with $550m (£391m) of assets and new capital from Woodman Group.

200 Aldersgate, London

TH Real Estate provides debt for £315m City deal

2018-02-19T13:11:00+00:00By

TH Real Estate has provided financing to Korean investor Samsung SRA Investment Management for the £315m acquisition of 200 Aldersgate in the City of London.

Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt signs in Bristol and Birmingham

2018-02-19T12:40:00+00:00By

Leisure operator Escape Hunt has signed up for new sites at Hammerson’s Cabot Circus in Bristol and Martineau Galleries in Birmingham.

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Hughes joins iQ as chair

2018-02-19T11:50:00+00:00By

Student accommodation specialist iQ has appointed former Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland president Penny Hughes as non-executive chair.

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Watkins Jones acquires Bath office site for £26.5m

2018-02-19T13:09:00+00:00By

Europa Capital and Ediston Real Estate have sold the Pinesgate office redevelopment site in Bath to Watkin Jones & Son for £26.5m.

Helsinki töölönlahti quarter

Deka makes €190m office buy for record Finnish deal

2018-02-19T13:06:00+00:00By

Fund manager Deka Immobilien has acquired a multi-let office building in Helsinki from Finnish pension-insurer Ilmarinen for €190m (£168m) in the largest ever office transaction in the Finnish market.

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Ray-Ban to open Carnaby flagship

2018-02-16T16:27:00+00:00By

Eyewear brand Ray-Ban has signed for a new flagship store within Shaftesbury’s Carnaby Street estate.

Axiom

Lateral to develop major out-of-town retail scheme in Yorkshire

2018-02-16T11:55:00+00:00By

Lateral Property Group has announced plans to develop a huge regional mall called Axiom at junction 32 of the M62 in Yorkshire.

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