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Arcadis appoints Greg Steele to Executive Leadership Team

Arcadis has appointed Greg Steele to the Executive Leadership Team to take on the role of Group Executive for Asia Pacific. Assuming this position, he is to take over the role from CEO Peter Oosterveer, who held the position on an interim basis. As Group Executive for Asia Pacific, Steele will take responsibility for developi...
Tuesday, 17. July 2018

Too early to call end of Europe’s housing boom

Investors should not confuse house-price corrections in Norway, Sweden and Switzerland with property bubbles bursting. They were caused by a building surge. Speculative construction is not widespread, and demographics still outweigh risks of over-supply.
Monday, 16. July 2018

Wolf Theiss makes Claudia Chiper a Partner

Claudia Chiper has been named Partner at Wolf Theiss, where she is specialised in banking, finance, payment services and capital markets. She began working with the firm in 2008 and has been coordinating the banking & finance practice of our Bucharest office since October 2013.
Monday, 16. July 2018

CBRE with two new appointments

CBRE has appointed Richard Day as a Senior Director to spearhead debt origination within the company’s London Capital Markets team, helping investment clients source and structure their debt requirements. In addition, Jan Janáček has been appointed Associate Director to further strengthen its Retail Agency team.
Monday, 16. July 2018

Barings provides £42.7 million loan to the Pinnacle in Leeds

Barings Real Estate has provided, on behalf of an institutional investor, its first floating rate senior debt facility with a £42.7 million (c. €48.3 million) loan secured against The Pinnacle, which is located in central Leeds. The property was acquired by a fund advised by Brockton Capital in April 2018. The three-year faci...
Monday, 16. July 2018

Artisan appoints Myles Thomas as Regional Development Manager

Artisan has appointed Myles Thomas, who will join Artisan Real Estate Investors as new Regional Development Manager for Scotland and the North of England. Thomas, who has over nine years’ experience in the development industry, will be focussing on acquiring and delivering new projects in city centres across Scotland and the...
Friday, 13. July 2018

Homes England appoints Carter Jonas to its Property Professional Service Framework

Homes England has appointed Carter Jonas to its Property Professional Service Framework for a second time. The appointment, which will commence this month, is for the provision of a number of services which can be provided under the framework including property advisory services, estate management, property investment, develo...
Friday, 13. July 2018

HDD appoints Guy Scott as project manager

Henry Davidson Developments (HDD) has appointed Guy Scott as project manager, who led the delivery of the £550m (c. e621.8m) Lawley Village Sustainable Urban Extension in Telford. With this move, the developer continues to bolster its presence with a range of new projects across the country. Scott will joins HDD from Arcadis,...
Thursday, 12. July 2018

Octopus Property appoints Steve Matthews as Head of Buy to Let Sales

Octopus Property has appointed Steve Matthews as Head of Buy to Let Sales. Matthews, who has more than 18 years of property lending experience, will drive Octopus Property’s growing loan book exposure in the sector, which is benefitting from robust landlord demand for competitively priced and swift financing and the favorable...
Thursday, 12. July 2018

Hemfosa Fastigheter appoints Anna Alsborger as Head of Transactions

Anna Alsborger has been appointed as Hemfosa’s new Head of Transactions. Alsborger has extensive experience from similar positions at both listed and unlisted property companies and from transaction advisory services. She will take up her new position in September 2018 and will be joining Hemfosa’s Group management.
Thursday, 12. July 2018

Grainger appoints David Prescott as Director of Strategy and Corporate Finance

Grainger has appointed David Prescott as Director of Strategy and Corporate Finance. He will join Grainger's executive committee, switching from Kempen. Previously, he has worked as a research analyst at Barclays bank and Aviva Investors. Prescott will work closely with Chief Executive Helen Gordon on the company's strategy w...
Thursday, 12. July 2018

High degree of approval for all agenda items at DEMIRE's AGM

The Annual General Meeting of DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG saw a high degree of approval, with all agenda items being resolved with a large majority. In addition Alexander Goepfert, an internally recognised expert for real estate transactions, was newly elected to the Supervisory Board and was elected by the mem...
Thursday, 12. July 2018

Dentons strengthens German Real Estate team with ex-Noerr partner recruitment

Dentons has announced the recruitment of René Dubois, Real Estate transactional partner, to strengthen its team in Germany. Dubois, who focuses on investment and complex property transactions, will be based in Munich. With this addition, the firm now offers real estate advice from all three of its offices in Germany – Berlin,...
Thursday, 12. July 2018

Helaba and Pbb provide €100 million for Polish office portfolio

Helaba, acting as facility and security agent, and Pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank have jointly underwritten an investment facility to finance four office properties. Together, the two banks are providing Globalworth Poland Real Estate (GPRE) with a loan in an amount of €100 million with a duration of seven years. The transaction...
Wednesday, 11. July 2018

Adam Smith and Alex Wilshaw to join Warehouse REIT

Warehouse REIT has appointed Adam Smith as Senior Asset Manager, responsible for Midlands and Alex Wilshaw as an Asset Manager working on the Southern region. Effective immediately, Smith and Wilshaw join the company’s 13-strong team with responsibility for managing Warehouse REIT’s c. £300 million (c. €339.1 million) portfo...
Wednesday, 11. July 2018

Kennedy Wilson completes Irish PRS joint venture with AXA Investement Managers

Kennedy Wilson has completed the formation of its PRS joint venture with AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets . AXA IM - Real Assets acted on behalf of its clients, as it seeks further development and investment opportunities across the country. The joint venture currently totals 1,173 units across three of Kennedy Wilson’s ...
Wednesday, 11. July 2018

Cushman & Wakefield appoints Adam Cookson as Partner

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Adam Cookson as a Partner in the Logistics & Industrial EMEA team within its Global Occupier Services (GOS) business. Based in Birmingham, he is the latest arrival in the firm’s GOS EMEA team, which helps clients make intelligent business decisions that optimise the value from the spaces they...
Tuesday, 10. July 2018

Addington Capital founders launch „Addliving“

The founders of Addington Capital, Martin Roberts and Matthew Allen have launched “Addliving”, an independent management and leasing platform to service the growing PRS/BTR sector in the country. In addition, they appointed Erdal Kacar as head of operations. He will join the company from L&Q, where he was responsible for the ...
Tuesday, 10. July 2018