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Legal & General acquires prime Oxfordshire housing scheme

Legal & General has acquired a 78-acre site in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire and a 272 acre site in Arborfield, Wokingham. With outline planning for 515 new homes, the Oxfordshire acquisition represents the third major site being brought forward by Legal & General's housebuilding arm, Legal & General Homes, bringing its housing pip...
Monday, 18. December 2017

Immac Group acquires Beechfield Care Group

Immac Group has entered the Irish nursing home sector with an acquisition of the Beechfield Care Group, incorporating Beechfield Manor Nursing Home, Glengara Park Nursing Home and Mount Hybla Nursing Home as well as the Beechfield Private Homecare service.
Monday, 18. December 2017

Grainger delivers a major new rental housing scheme

Lewisham Council has announced that Grainger has been selected as the preferred bidder for a partnership to develop and own 232 new purpose-built private rented homes and provide a new ethical rental offer to Lewisham residents including long-term, family-friendly tenancies.
Monday, 18. December 2017

Vonovia announces cash offer to all Buwog shareholders to acquire their shares

Vonovia SE and Buwog AG have today signed a business combination agreement for the combination of the two companies. On this basis, Vonovia intends to make a voluntary public takeover offer for all outstanding shares. Shareholders are to be offered €29.05 in cash per Buwog share. This cash offer, which is expected to be publi...
Monday, 18. December 2017

Heijmans developes and builds 377 homes for Vesteda

Heijmans and Vesteda have signed a contract for the development and construction of 377 rental homes. The homes will be built by Heijmans in Berkel-Enschot, Culemborg, Gorinchem, Pijnacker, Voorhout (Municipality of Teylingen) and Zutphen between 2018 and 2020.
Friday, 15. December 2017

AXA IM - Real Assets acquires 909-unit residential portfolio for c. €130 million

AXA IM - Real Assets has acquired a residential portfolio for circa €130 million, on behalf of two of its sponsored funds invested in line with AXA IM - Real Assets' core strategy. Totalling 909 modern rental apartments, comprising a mixture of freehold and leasehold properties, the portfolio spans 22 buildings, nearly 90% of...
Friday, 15. December 2017
Kennedy Wilson acquires 124-unit Northbank Apartments in Dublin

Kennedy Wilson acquires 124-unit Northbank Apartments in Dublin

Kennedy Wilson has acquired Northbank Apartments, a wholly-owned 124-unit apartment community in Dublin's North Docks, for €45 million from Jarmar Properties Limited, acting through David Carson of Deloitte as Statutory Receiver, the lender being the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA).
Friday, 15. December 2017

Peach Property acquires 793 residential units in Hesse and Thuringia

Peach Property Group, an investor specialising in the management of residential property has significantly increased the number of its investment properties. The number of residential units in the total portfolio has increased by 13 percent to 6,772 units as a result of the acquisition of 793 apartments in Hesse and Thuringia...
Friday, 15. December 2017

CRIM aquires residential project developments in Nuremberg and Stuttgart

Berlin-based investment manager Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH (CRIM), focused exclusively on the residential asset class, has acquired two residential project developments in Nuremberg and Stuttgart for an investment fund of a southern German utility. The transactions are priced at around €23.6 million in tot...
Thursday, 14. December 2017

Patrizia sells resi development in Düsseldorf to Brack Capital

Policy makers have messed up big time: By summer at the latest, the members of the planning and central office of the City of Dusseldorf should have heard the alarm bells loudly ringing. Then, Patrizia Immobilien AG for the first time publicly announced the intention divesting from “Glasmacherviertel” in Düsseldorf-Gerresheim...
Thursday, 14. December 2017
Collegiate focuses on Spain and Portugal

Collegiate focuses on Spain and Portugal

In the last decade, investors have rushed to the burgeoning purpose-built-student-accommodation (PBSA) sector opening new private halls in emergent locations throughout the UK with extra facilities such as gyms and private cinemas. Luxury student accommodation provider Collegiate has been at the heart of this growing market f...
Thursday, 14. December 2017

German rent control under scrutiny

Guest Article As announced this week, the Landgericht (LG, Regional Court) Berlin has submitted the German rent control regulation, the so-called „Mietpreisbremse“, to the Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG, Federal Constitutional Court). This means that the constitutionality of this controversial regulation will now be reviewed. Currently, ...
Thursday, 14. December 2017

450 new apartments for Dublin Docklands following major land sale

On behalf of Duff & Phelps, Savills Ireland has today confirmed the sale of 1-3 East Road – a rare residential development opportunity in Dublin's North Docklands. Glenveagh Properties PLC – an Irish housebuilder listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges – has signed an unconditional legal contract to acquire site for in...
Thursday, 14. December 2017

Aedifica anchors on north German coast, Hemsö invests in Rhine-Main area

Aedifica and Hemsö have further expanded their portfolios in Germany. While the Belgian REIT has enhanced its cooperation with Specht Gruppe by investing in three senior housing sites at the north German coast, the Swedish company completed its eighth German investment with a single transaction in the Rhine-Main area. Further...
Wednesday, 13. December 2017

Catella Wohnen Europa investment fund acquires 215 residential units

Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH, a subsidiary of the Swedish Catella Group, has, on behalf of Catella Wohnen Europa investment fund, acquired a total of 215 residential units in Lübeck and Den Bosch for €27.2 million.
Tuesday, 12. December 2017

Woonzorg Nederland and Amvest acquire acquired 1,728 homes from Patrizia

Woonzorg Nederland and Amvest have acquired 1,728 homes spread over 61 complexes across the Netherlands from Patrizia. The total investment comprises €200 million. It is the first time that an investor and a housing association have joined forces to acquire a portfolio of this size.
Monday, 11. December 2017

Urban Union submitted planning for next phase of regeneration at Pollokshaws

Glasgow’s Pollokshaws area is a step closer to its next phase of regeneration after developers Urban Union submitted their planning application to Glasgow City Council. The application, from regeneration experts Urban Union and architects and town planners Barton Willmore, includes plans for 137 residential properties, landsc...
Friday, 8. December 2017