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European industrial and logistics investment remained strong in H1 2018

European industrial and logistics investment remained strong during the last 12 months, according to CBRE's EMEA Industrial & Logistics – Capital Markets Snapshot. Investment volumes reached €31.3bn, down 21% from the 12 months to June 2017, but up 14% after discounting the hugely significant €12.25bn Logicor deal which took ...
Monday, 20. August 2018

Real I.S. launches special fund for a homogeneous group of institutional investors

Real I.S. has launched another fund, specially tailored to its customer requirements. The fund will invest in the respective regions of the participating investors. This will allow the fund to optimally exploit the investors’ regional expertise. The fund volume totals approximately € 400 million. The aim is to create a portfo...
Thursday, 16. August 2018

Aareal Bank finances Apollo's logistics portfolio

Certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Aareal Bank AG have closed a debt facility of up to €800 million with a five-year term, for the financing of a pan-European portfolio of logistics properties. The tailor-made facility provides stability, security, and flexibility for Apollo's growing and diverse pan-E...
Thursday, 16. August 2018

CA Ventures makes two key appointments for new European housing expansion

To support its planned USD500 million (c. €439 million) investment in the European housing market, CA Ventures has appointed Carlo Matta, who will head the new London-based European division of CA Ventures, and Olaf Henschen, who will serve as managing director for developments in the Netherlands.
Tuesday, 14. August 2018

BrickVest launches new US fund

BrickVest has announced the launch of Harvest Investment 8 (HV8), the latest in its range of thematic strategy Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) and the first to offer investors exposure to the US market. HV8 focuses on US trophy asset real estate strategies and has been launched in response to increased demand from Europe...
Monday, 13. August 2018

CBRE promotes Paul Hawtin to Head of EMEA HR

CBRE has promoted Paul Hawtin, CBRE’s Head of UK HR, to Head of EMEA HR, effective from January 1, 2019. Hawtin will succeed Simon Woodhams, who is retiring from the firm at the end of 2018 following a 24 year career at CBRE. Since joining CBRE in 2015 as an Executive Director and Head of UK HR, Hawtin has overseen the imple...
Monday, 13. August 2018

Deutsche Finance America and BLG Capital acquire Gucci Building on Fifth Avenue

Mid July, a joint venture of institutional investors led by Deutsche Finance America, a subsidiary of Deutsche Finance Group and BLG Capital, a division of Bilgili Group focused on hotel and lifestyle investments, acquired more than 100,000 sq ft of vacant office space in the „Gucci Building“ at 685 Fifth Avenue from the REIT...
Thursday, 9. August 2018

Europe’s commercial real estate investment slows in the first half of 2018

Investment in European commercial real estate slowed in the first half of 2018 as high prices were among the factors that led investors, including sovereign wealth funds and U.S. institutions, to scale back their direct property acquisitions, research by Real Capital Analytics (RCA) shows. Transactions completed in January th...
Wednesday, 8. August 2018

Deka Immobilien rents out 4,200 m² office space in Australia

Deka Immobilien GmbH has signed a new long-term lease for around 4,200 m² office space in Melbourne, Australia. The space was secured by the Leo Cussen Institute, a legal training and advanced training centre established in 1972, in the office and commercial building at 15 William Street.
Wednesday, 8. August 2018

European real estate investors focus on risk avoidance in late stage of market cycle

Property investors believe the cyclical turning point will soon be reached in European real estate markets. Accordingly, professional investors are increasingly worried about misallocating capital. Yield targets are being reassessed. The latest investment climate study carried out by Union Investment shows that the majority o...
Friday, 3. August 2018

Real I.S. distributes about €84 million to private investors

Real I.S. distributed almost €84 million to private investors during the 2017 financial year, including almost €79 million paid out to real estate fund investors. Investments in Real I.S. real estate funds generated average returns of 4.6%. The company’s foreign asset funds once again made a major contribution to the overall ...
Friday, 3. August 2018

Andrew Hallissey joins Colliers as Executive Managing Director of EMEA

Colliers International has recruited Andrew Hallissey, who will join the firm as Executive Managing Director of EMEA Occupier Services, based in London. Andrew Hallissey will drive strategy, client service delivery and spearhead the growth of the firm’s occupier business in the region.
Friday, 3. August 2018

Savills IM acquires 25% of DRC Capital

Savills Investment Management has acquired an initial 25% stake in DRC Capital and the deal includes an option to acquire the remaining 75% in 2021. Founded in 2012 by Dale Lattanzio, Rob Clayton and Cyrus Korat, DRC has arranged more than £2.6 billion (c. €2.92 billion) of debt investments since inception and currently has a...
Monday, 30. July 2018

Ares raises €6.5bn for landmark direct lending fund

Ares Management announced the final closing of its fourth European direct lending fund, Ares Capital Europe IV (“ACE IV”). Within six months of its launch, ACE IV was significantly oversubscribed relative to its initial target of €4.5 billion, closing at its hard cap of €6.5 billion of total commitments. ACE IV is the largest...
Thursday, 26. July 2018

Neinver appoints Sebastian Sommer as Marketing and Retail Director Europe

Neinver has announced the appointment of Sebastian Sommer, currently the Group’s Business Development Director and Country Head for Germany, as Marketing & Retail Director Europe. This marks the first time these two areas of the company are joined under the same leadership. In this new joint role, Sommer will lead Neinver’s m...
Thursday, 26. July 2018

M&G Real Estate to buy South Korean office tower for $1bn

M&G Real Estate's Asia Property fund has acquired Centropolis Towers, a prime twin tower office building in Seoul for US$1.04 billion ((KRW1.18 trillion) in joint venture with two South Korean pension funds. The transaction, which will complete in September, marks the biggest single-asset property deal in South Korea since Mo...
Wednesday, 25. July 2018

Icon Real Estate signs lease for nearly 7,000 sqm of office space

Icon Real Estate has entered leasing agreements with two new tenants for the Manhattan Centerr, which is situated adjacent to Place Rogier in the North City Centre. The Brussels-based COST Association has signed a 12-year agreement for c. 3,000 sqm of space, confirming the move of its headquarters to the Manhattan Center. In ...
Friday, 20. July 2018