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Martyn McCarthy and Christian Bearman

Arrow Capital launches €2bn SIRE joint venture


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.


​Weybridge warehouse changes hands for £16.4m


Oxenwood Real Estate has bought a logistics warehouse at West Park Industrial Estate in Weybridge from owner occupier Northamber for £16.4m.

​Thor in talks with SEGRO over £240m UK logistics deal


SEGRO is in discussion with US investor Thor Equities over the sale of a 2.2m sq ft portfolio of UK assets for around £240m.

Thetford Clearbell

Clearbell lets 169,000 sq ft logistics space


Clearbell Property Partners has let 169,000 sq ft of logistics space in Thetford and Leeds, across two industrial sites.

​BentallGreenOak enters UK logistics market


BentallGreenOak has entered the UK logistics market with the forward funding of two prime logistics assets in Peterborough.

SP147 unit, Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds

Jaynic sells Suffolk Park logistics unit after big letting to Unipart


Developer Jaynic has sold a logistics warehouse in Suffolk to The Charities Property Fund, managed by Savills IM, for £17.25m.

Chargemaster electric vehicle charging point

​BP Chargemaster plugs into Milton Keynes


Milton Keynes Council has secured a 45,000 sq ft pre-let to BP Chargemaster through its wholly-owned development division.

St modwen

St Modwen posts positive first-half figures as repositioning pays off


St Modwen has posted a 1.3% rise in net asset value (NAV) during the first six months of its financial year.

TGW Logistics Group robots

Allianz forms €1.7bn European logistics JV


Allianz Real Estate has set up a new €1.7bn logistics joint venture with VGP NV, the pan-European developer.

Pat McGillycuddy

McGillycuddy joins Glencar as chairman


Industrial and logistics construction company Glencar has appointed Pat McGillycuddy as chairman.

LXI REIT Aldi in St Albans

LXi makes £135m of acquisitions


LXi REIT has made a series of six acquisitions totaling £135m following its £200m equity issue earlier this month.

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