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Adrienne Howells

Gazeley poaches boss of Lidl warehouses


Head of property Adrienne Howells becomes Gazeley development director.


Industrial investment remains buoyant in Q2 2018


UK institutions upped their share of the buoyant industrial investment market in Q2 2018.

Sidcup Site

Chancerygate buys site for industrial warehouse development in Sidcup


Chancerygate has bought a 5.4 acre site on Edington Way in Sidcup from Tesco with plans to create a 13-unit, 120,500 sq ft warehousing development at the site.


Schroders buys £17.5m Heathrow industrial estate


Schroders’ Multi-let Industrial Property Unit Trust has bought the Aerodrome Way Industrial Estate, located north-east of Heathrow Airport, for £17.45m from DTZ Investors.

Japanese Yen

GLP J-REIT grabs £600m Japanese logistics assets


GLP has sold eight logistics properties in Japan to GLP J-REIT for JPY84.9bn (£600m).

Henry Boot Developments Imperial Tobacco Nottingham

Henry Boot fires up £60m Imperial Tobacco redevelopment plans


Henry Boot Developments has outlined plans to redevelop the former Imperial Tobacco production site in Nottingham into an enlarged industrial scheme incorporating 500,000 sq ft of new logistics buildings.

Stephen Inglis Regional REIT

Regional REIT sells Scottish industrial estate


Regional REIT has sold multi-let industrial estate Wardpark, Cumbernauld for £26.4m to an unidentified buyer.

Andrew Cox joins Tungsten Properties as development director

Tungsten Properties appoints Cox as development director


Leicestershire-based industrial and warehouse development company Tungsten Properties has expanded its four-person property team with the appointment of Andrew Cox.

Gavin Quinn Levy Real Estate

New industrial addition for Levy


Levy Real Estate has appointed Gavin Quinn to its industrial investment team.

Heathrow Airport

SEGRO agrees €300m private bond issuance


SEGRO has announced a US private placement of 10 year and 15 year senior unsecured notes totalling €300m (£270.4m).

Tritax Big Box overhead

Tritax portfolio value grows to £2.9bn


Tritax Big Box REIT has seen its portfolio value rise 11% to £2.9bn in the first half of 2017.

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