Friday, September 25, 2020

NORTH AMERICA

Colony Capital announces the sale of hospitality portfolios

Colony Generates Significant Strategic and Financial Benefits on Exit From Hospitality Business Sale Represents Key Milestone in Colony Capital’s...

Preferred Apartment to sell student housing portfolio to TPG for $478m

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. announced that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell its student housing portfolio to...

Cushman & Wakefield releases 2020 Global Office Impact Study

Study predicts office sector recovery to be slow, but full recovery expected despite work-from-home trend Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE:...

Blackstone announces $8bn final close for latest real estate debt fund

Blackstone announced the final close of its most recent real estate debt fund, Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies IV (BREDS IV). BREDS...

Paul McDonnell to step down from United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) today announced that Paul McDonnell, chief commercial officer, will leave the company on September 30, 2020. Mr. McDonnell...

Mack-Cali sells office portfolio in Morris County, New Jersey for $160m

Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trusts (REITs), headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, announced it has sold a 10-building office portfolio in...

UNITED KINGDOM

Singapore PE real estate firm buys four commercial properties in UK for £70m

Singapore-based private equity real estate firm Elite Partners Capital (Elite Partners) has acquired four commercial properties in the United Kingdom for £70.0...

Hines fund buys 7 Soho Square in central London for £78m from Landsec

Landsec has agreed to sell 7 Soho Square, a mixed-use retail and office property in central London to the Hines Pan-European Core...

Aviva Investors provides £38.5m refinancing for commercial property portfolio

Aviva Investors has provided a £38.5 million refinancing facility, a five-year interest-only loan at a fixed rate on behalf of external client...

UK CRE investment volumes reach only £23bn year to date, says Colliers

UK commercial real estate (CRE) investment volumes reached £1.1 billion in August, bringing the year-to-date total to £23 billion, according to new research from Colliers International....

EQT Real Estate, Sigma form £1bn JV to build 3,000 BTR homes in London

Swedish EQT Real Estate and Sigma Capital Group plc, a London-listed residential development and urban regeneration specialist, have formed a £1 billion...

IPSX Group appoints Sir Brian Ivory as chairman

IPSX Group (International Property Securities Exchange) has appointed Sir Brian Ivory, previously the Senior Independent Director of IPSX, as chairman, succeeding founder...

EUROPE

SEGRO to develop underground logistics centre in Paris

UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) SEGRO and Icade, one of France’s leading commercial developers, have signed preliminary agreements to acquire land...

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ASIA PACIFIC

GLP forms JV to expand new energy initiatives in commercial properties

Global investment manager GLP has signed an agreement with Chinese Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL), a battery provider and the largest maker...

WeWork announces $200 million investment in WeWork China led by Trustbridge Partners

Michael Jiang, Operating Partner of Trustbridge Partners, appointed Acting CEO, WeWork China WeWork, the world's leading flexible space provider,...

Keppel Capital raises over half of target commitments for US$500m fund

Keppel Capital Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Keppel Capital), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Capital Alternative Asset Pte. Ltd. (Keppel Capital Alternative Asset), has...

IWG signs first Australian franchise deal to open 10 new coworking spaces

Flexible workspace provider IWG has signed its first Australian franchise deal with Adams Group, the Queensland convenience store and service station operator.

Keppel Capital, Korean pension fund plan to invest in Asian infrastructure

Keppel Capital Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Keppel Capital) has announced a cooperation with the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS) to explore investment opportunities...

Ascendas Reit to acquire office property project in Sydney for A$167.2m

Singapore listed industrial real estate investment trust Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (Ascendas Reit) has agreed to acquire a suburban office property...

CRE FINANCE

Aviva Investors provides £38.5m refinancing for commercial property portfolio

Aviva Investors has provided a £38.5 million refinancing facility, a five-year interest-only loan at a fixed rate on behalf of external client...

Blackstone announces $8bn final close for latest real estate debt fund

Blackstone announced the final close of its most recent real estate debt fund, Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies IV (BREDS IV). BREDS...

Allianz provides £400m financing for London office portfolio

Allianz Real Estate has provided £400 million (€440 million) long-term financing for the portfolio of five prime freehold central London offices. This...

SL Green completes $600 million refinancing of construction facility at 410 Tenth Avenue

SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE: SLG), Manhattan’s largest office landlord, today announced that it has closed on a new $600.0 million construction...

Cushman & Wakefield arranges $190M refinancing for International Plaza I & II in Dallas

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) recently announced that the real estate services firm served as the exclusive advisor to Taconic Capital Advisors...

CIM Group provides $190 million mortgage loan secured by Class A office complex in Dallas

$385 Million of Commercial Real Estate Loans Closed Since On-Set of COVID-19 Pandemic CIM Group, a community-focused real estate...

REIT

CAREERS

Paul McDonnell to step down from United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) today announced that Paul McDonnell, chief commercial officer, will leave the company on September 30, 2020. Mr. McDonnell...

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Savills: Logistics and industrial assets are now core investment strategies

Logistics and industrial assets have accounted for a record 20% of the total investment volume into real estate in the first half...

GLP forms JV to expand new energy initiatives in commercial properties

Global investment manager GLP has signed an agreement with Chinese Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL), a battery provider and the largest maker...

Colony Capital announces the sale of hospitality portfolios

Colony Generates Significant Strategic and Financial Benefits on Exit From Hospitality Business Sale Represents Key Milestone in Colony Capital’s...

Preferred Apartment to sell student housing portfolio to TPG for $478m

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. announced that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell its student housing portfolio to...

SEGRO to develop underground logistics centre in Paris

UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) SEGRO and Icade, one of France’s leading commercial developers, have signed preliminary agreements to acquire land...

Tristan fund buys office portfolio in Germany

Curzon Capital Partners 5 LL (CCP 5 LL), the perpetual core plus fund advised by pan-European investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, has...

Catella acquires student housing complex in Maastricht

Catella Real Estate AG (CREAG) has acquired The Bassin, a student housing complex in Maastricht, built on the initiative of Mulleners Vastgoed, for its...

Singapore PE real estate firm buys four commercial properties in UK for £70m

Singapore-based private equity real estate firm Elite Partners Capital (Elite Partners) has acquired four commercial properties in the United Kingdom for £70.0...

WeWork announces $200 million investment in WeWork China led by Trustbridge Partners

Michael Jiang, Operating Partner of Trustbridge Partners, appointed Acting CEO, WeWork China WeWork, the world's leading flexible space provider,...

Cushman & Wakefield releases 2020 Global Office Impact Study

Study predicts office sector recovery to be slow, but full recovery expected despite work-from-home trend Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE:...