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Segro produces strong annual figures


Segro has delivered sharp increases in net asset value, profits and dividends for the year to 31 December 2017, benefitting from a supply shortage of logistical space.


First Panattoni buys Elstree warehouse for record price


The developer has paid more than £3m per acre for the former Sainsbury’s site just outside the capital.

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Muse plugs in Premier Farnell for Logic Leeds site


Muse Developments has secured a pre-let to electronics giant Premier Farnell for a new 361,000 sq ft distribution warehouse on its flagship Logic Leeds site.

Vietnam industrial

Warburg forms Vietnamese industrial JV with $200m firepower


Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has teamed up with Vietnamese state-owned builder Becamex IDC Corp to develop industrial and logistics properties across Vietnam.

Irish stock exchange

Core seeks €250m London and Dublin dual listing


Core Industrial REIT is seeking a €250m (£222m) dual listing on both the London and Irish stock exchanges.

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Chancerygate gets green light for trio of industrial developments


Industrial developer Chancerygate has been granted planning permission to develop 227,000 sq ft of space across three developments in Bristol, High Wycombe and Livingston.

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MEP takes first large industrial unit at SEGRO Park Rainham


Specialist tool mechanical and fit-out tool supplier MEP Hire has taken a 23,800 sq ft unit at SEGRO Park Rainham to claim the scheme’s first large industrial letting.

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Amazon lets site at Origin park


Amazon has let a fulfilment centre at SEGRO’s Origin business park at Park Royal, west London, for its Prime Now one-hour delivery service.


Media Expert takes slice of Panattoni's largest distribution hub


Panattoni Europe has announced plans to expand its Central European Logistics Hub after signing Media Expert to take up a 790,000 sq ft facility.

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Helical sells logistics assets


Helical has sold three logistics assets to a fund managed by Clearbell Capital for £20.25m.

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Gramercy grabs first acquisition for new fund


Gramercy has made the debut acquisition for its latest fund, Gramercy Property Europe III.

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