Howard Kennedy appoints its first Head of Real Estate Operations

UK - Law firm Howard Kennedy announced the appointment of Richard Burt as its Head of Real Estate Operations.
April 24, 2015

Strong industrial occupier activity in Q1 2015

Ireland - According to JLL the industrial take-up for Q1 was 1.23 million sq.ft. across 50 deals. This is a 2% increase on take-up last quarter (1.20 million sq.ft.) and is...
April 24, 2015
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The Student Hotel acquires two student residences in Barcelona

Spain - BBVA has completed the sale of two student housing residences in Barcelona to The Student Hotel (TSH). TSH already holds similar assets in the Netherlands. The...
April 24, 2015

DGS Business Services leases at Oxygen office building

Poland - DGS Business Services has leased an office with an area of nearly 1,500 sqm in the Oxygen building, which was developed by Echo Investment in Szczecin. The office...
April 24, 2015

GPE acquires stake from Starwood Capital

UK - Great Portland Estates plc and Starwood Capital Group have exchanged contracts whereby GPE has agreed to acquire Starwood Capital's interest, through a controlled...
April 24, 2015

AXA RE acquires 381 Santander banking assets in Spain

Spain - AXA Real Estate Investment Managers has completed, on behalf of a joint venture between two of its institutional clients, the acquisition of 381 banking assets...
April 24, 2015

Eurocastle sells Wave portfolio

Germany - In line with its strategy to accelerate recoveries from its legacy real estate assets in Germany, Eurocastle Investment Limited announced that it has agreed to...
April 24, 2015

Benson Elliot reels in 60,000 sq ft of regional office lettings

UK - Benson Elliot has inked over 60,000 sq ft of leases in its portfolio of prime regional offices during a busy first quarter of 2015.
April 24, 2015

Hines Poland Sustainable Income Fund acquires Nestlé House office building

Poland - Hines has announced that the Hines Poland Sustainable Income Fund has purchased the Nestlé House office building (formerly known as Pacific Office Building) from...
April 24, 2015
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£20 million expansion at MediaCityUK commences on Tomorrow

UK - The £20m project totals over 100,000 sq ft and fronts onto Broadway. It features a 112-bed hotel - enhancing the offering at MediaCityUK as a visitor destination...
April 24, 2015

JLL selected as Property Manager for Karolkowa Business Park office building

Poland - Effective January 2015, JLL has been selected as Property Manager for the Karolkowa Business Park office building in Warsaw. The company’s responsibilities...
April 24, 2015

Second phase of Fashion House opens in Autumn 2016

Russia - Next year, in Autumn, 24 new brands will join the offer of Fashion House Outlet Centre in Moscow. They will all be opened in the II phase of the project, adding...
April 24, 2015

Half the world's hotels are branded as chain operators continue to expand

Global News - Over half of the world´s hotels are now branded properties, with franchising being the operating model of choice for most of the large hotel operators, according...
April 24, 2015

Asia Pacific property market to benefit from 2014 fund raising activity

Market Report - In 2014, the Asia Pacific real estate private equity fund environment totaled US$14 billion, its highest since the global financial crisis (GFC), though still...
April 24, 2015

Global commercial real estate transaction volumes up slightly in Q1

Market Report - JLL reports preliminary global direct commercial real estate investment transaction volumes have reached US$148 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up 4.0...
April 24, 2015

Moscow as whole is 6% down in RevPAR for the first 3 months of 2015

Russia - JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group announces the Q1 2015 Moscow hotel market results.
April 24, 2015

AEW Europe acquires French retail portfolio in Angers

France - AEW Europe, on behalf of Fondis, its French retail fund, has acquired a 4,452 sqm portfolio of seven retail assets from Vastned.
April 24, 2015

Hammerson plc signs £415 million Revolving Credit Facility

UK - Hammerson plc announces the successful syndication and signing of a £415 million unsecured Revolving Credit Facility (“RCF”) at an initial margin of 80 basis...
April 24, 2015

New leadership for Catella's Swedish Corporate Finance

Sweden - Robert Fonovich has been appointed Head of Catella's Swedish Corporate Finance operations. Robert joins us from a role as Sweden and sector manager for the...
April 24, 2015
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