Thursday, June 4, 2020

NORTH AMERICA

SL Green collects majority of rent during COVID-19 pandemic

SL Green Realty Corp., a fully integrated real estate investment trust and an S&P 500 company, has collected the vast majority of its...

Bell Partners closes apartment fund at $950 million

Bell Partners, an apartment investment and management company focused on multifamily communities throughout the United States, announced the final close of its...

Keller Williams Realty announces KW SF Bay Area

Keller Williams Realty announces KW SF Bay Area, a new collective bringing together operations and agent communities from KW San Francisco, KW...

Greystar acquires property management business of Alliance Residential

Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (“Greystar”), a global leader in the investment, development, and management of high-quality rental housing properties, today announced...

Colliers completes acquisition of Dougherty

Global commercial real estate services and investment management firm Colliers International has completed its previously announced acquisition of a controlling interest in...

Equinix to acquire data center portfolio in Canada for US$750m

Global interconnection and data center company Equinix, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of 13 data centers across Canada from BCE...

UNITED KINGDOM

Aviva Investors lets 197,000 sq ft distribution asset in Northampton

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, announced a 15-year lease agreement with Cygnia Logistics Limited (Cygnia), an e-commerce...

LondonMetric buys roadside assets for £11.6m

LondonMetric Property Plc has acquired two roadside assets for £11.6 million, reflecting a blended net initial yield of 5.1%.

Union Investment acquires office property in City of London

Union Investment has acquired Procession House, an office property located at 55 Ludgate Hill, London from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and...

Capco agrees to acquire stake in Shaftesbury for £436m

Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) has agreed to acquire a 26.3% shareholding in Shaftesbury PLC (Shaftesbury) across two tranches for total...

IPUT secures largest green revolving credit facility in Irish real estate market

IPUT Real Estate, Ireland’s property company and the largest owner of offices and logistics assets in Dublin, has secured an upsized €300...

Capco confirms discussions to buy stake in Shaftesbury

Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco), one of the largest listed property companies in central London, listed on the London Stock Exchange...

EUROPE

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ASIA PACIFIC

Allianz, Charter Hall JV acquires Australian logistics portfolio for A$648m

A joint venture between (50:50) Allianz Real Estate and Charter Hall Group managed wholesale fund CPIF has signed a sale and purchase...

Carrefour acquires 224 proximity stores in Taiwan

Global food retail giant Carrefour, a French group, has entered into an agreement with Dairy Farm to acquire Wellcome Taiwan.

LOGOS to develop logistics facility in Sydney

LOGOS is developing a purpose built circa 13,000sqm logistics facility for LF Logistics, an international leading logistics services provider, at its Marsden...

Chelsfield closes pan-Asia value-add fund at US$362.5m

UK-based international property company Chelsfield Group announced Chelsfield Asia Limited, its Asian subsidiary, has closed its first Pan-Asia value-add fund, Chelsfield Asia...

Allianz acquires prime multifamily property portfolio in Tokyo for €110m

Allianz Real Estate has acquired a prime multifamily property portfolio in Tokyo for €110 million. The portfolio comprises 11 newly built assets...

CapitaLand gets largest sustainability-linked loan in Singapore’s real estate sector

CapitaLand has obtained a S$500 million sustainability-linked loan from United Overseas Bank (UOB).The loan is the largest sustainability-linked bilateral loan in Singapore’s...

CRE FINANCE

Colliers completes acquisition of Dougherty

Global commercial real estate services and investment management firm Colliers International has completed its previously announced acquisition of a controlling interest in...

KKR raises $4bn for credit opportunities created by recent market volatility

Global investment firm KKR has completed a $4 billion capital raise focused on investing in credit opportunities created by recent market volatility....

TPG RE Finance Trust announces strategic investment from Starwood Capital

TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE: TRTX) (“TRTX” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive investment agreement...

IPUT secures largest green revolving credit facility in Irish real estate market

IPUT Real Estate, Ireland’s property company and the largest owner of offices and logistics assets in Dublin, has secured an upsized €300...

Allianz Real Estate secures first third-party investor for its €3bn debt fund

Allianz Real Estate has secured its first third-party client for its €3 billion Luxembourg-based debt fund. German pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK)...

CapitaLand gets largest sustainability-linked loan in Singapore’s real estate sector

CapitaLand has obtained a S$500 million sustainability-linked loan from United Overseas Bank (UOB).The loan is the largest sustainability-linked bilateral loan in Singapore’s...

REIT

SL Green collects majority of rent during COVID-19 pandemic

SL Green Realty Corp., a fully integrated real estate investment trust and an S&P 500 company, has collected the vast majority of its...

CAREERS

Slate Office REIT appoints Steve Hodgson to CEO

Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN) (the "REIT"), an owner and operator of North American office real estate, announced today that Steve Hodgson,...

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Central Park Retail assets in Sydney sold for A$174.5m

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St. Martin’s Tower in Frankfurt sold to Barings

Publity AG, an investor and asset manager focused on office real estate in Germany, has sold St. Martin’s Tower, located in Frankfurt,...

CBRE GI appoints Chuck Leitner as Global CEO

CBRE Group, Inc. has appointed Charles (“Chuck”) Leitner as Global CEO of CBRE Global Investors, CBRE’s investment management business.

Office property in Paris sold for €142.5M

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Sumitomo, BRG Group form JV for $4bn smart city project

Japanese Sumitomo Corporation and Vietnamese BRG Group have established a joint venture, a real estate development company, for the purpose of building a...