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LaSalle Island Road Reading

LaSalle IM secures £95m industrial parks for GMPF


LaSalle Investment Management has purchased two new distribution parks in the South East for £95m on behalf of Greater Manchester Pension Fund.

Stenprop Euston

Stenprop plans to become 'serviced industrial' provider


The newly listed REIT aims to provide serviced-office style flexibility to multi-let industrial estate tenants.

Hillwood portfolio _Weiterstadt Dusseldorf

CBRE GI secures industrial double from Hillwood


CBRE Global Investors has acquired two recently completed distribution centres in Germany in a portfolio forward purchase from US-based developer Hillwood.

Andrew Haughey joins Montagu Evans as Partner

Montagu Evans appoints new partners for retail and industrial


Development consultancy Montagu Evans has added two new partners with Andrew Haughey joining from Capital & Regional to head up retail asset management for the firm and Paul Londra joining its industrial team from Doherty Baines.


Chancerygate wins approval for Bristol industrial scheme


Chancerygate, has secured planning permission from South Gloucestershire Council for a 121,000 sq ft industrial development at Warmley Business Park outside Bristol.

New York skyline

New York State invests $500m in Blackstone and Prologis funds


New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF) has committed a further $500m (€373m) in two real estate funds managed by Blackstone and Prologis

ASI Erlensee

Aberdeen Standard secures former US air base for logistics fund


Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income has exchanged on its second deal since IPO with the €33m (£29m) acquisition of a two multi-let logistic buildings at a redeveloped US air base in Germany.

Crofton Court, Northampton

Cording buys South East mixed-use portfolio for £38m


Cording Real Estate Group has acquired a portfolio of mixed-use assets across the UK in an off-market transaction for £38.4m.

Trebor Western Approach

Trebor and Hillwood secure 14.5 acre site for first JV scheme


Trebor Developments has secured the first site as part of its joint venture with leading US investor Hillwood with the acquisition of a 14.5 acre site at Western Approach Distribution Park in Avonmouth.

IAMP Sunderland

Phase one of £400m IAMP gets green light


The £400m International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) which will span across Sunderland and south Tyneside has moved a step closer to construction as the joint venture behind the 100 acre development has received the green light from Sunderland City Council.

Westway p ark

Canmoor secures first new occupier at Westway Park in record deal


Developer Canmoor has secured its first new occupier since acquiring Westway Park in Renfrew near Glasgow in the largest industrial deal in Scotland this year.

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