Monthly Archives: August 2015

Chinese Economic Instability likely to Increase Overseas Investment

Posted on 31 August, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Signs are emerging that Chinese property investment abroad will not slow down, despite the recent economic turmoil, as wealthy companies and individuals look for stable markets to shelter their money abroad. Australia has been the big winner so far... Read More

Investment in Australian Commercial Property Market hits Record Levels

Posted on 30 August, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Sales and Lets, Worldwide Property News

Investment in the Australian commercial property market has surged to record levels over the past twelve months according to Colliers International. Data included in the Australian Investment Review reveal that investment has jumped by 19 per cent... Read More

United’s “Class of ‘92” team-up with Far East Investor

Posted on 29 August, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Just days after it announced it was buying into Manchester’s St Michael’s scheme, Singapore-based Rowsley has acquired a 75 per cent stake in Hotel Football  — the leisure complex developed by former Manchester United players Gary and Phil Neville,... Read More

PACE initiative helps Washington DC Businesses with Cost of Solar Panels

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Washington DC commercial property owners are to get assistance with the cost of installing solar panels on their buildings, the Washington Post reports. On August 21, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser made an announcement that the Property Assessed Energy Act... Read More

Stockholm schoolchildren break ‘virtual’ ground at launch of Urban Escape scheme

Posted on 28 August, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

A Swedish property developer is claiming a world first — by simultaneously starting a multi-million pound regeneration project in both the virtual and real words. At the same second bulldozers began demolishing derelict buildings in the centre of... Read More

Henley steps up International Expansion with US Deal

Posted on by Neil Bird under Business News, Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

Following recent industrial acquisitions in The Netherlands and Germany, Henley has stepped up its international expansion with its first transatlantic deal. The UK private equity property investor, which this week signed a sponsorship deal with... Read More

Agency ‘coup’ shakes-up Plymouth Commercial Sector

Posted on by Neil Bird under Industry News

The arrival of agent Mark Slade at Bruton Knowles has been described as the ‘most significant shake-up’ in the Plymouth commercial property sector in years. Well-known Slade, a former fly half and captain of Plymouth Albion R.F.C, is a leading... Read More

Colliers boosts Bristol Development Team as Activity returns to all Sectors

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

With the recent unveiling of more than £150m worth of commercial and science projects in the city, Colliers International has continued to boost its Bristol development and planning team. Some of Colliers’ latest recruits (left to right): Katie... Read More

Henley teams up with Manchester City for London awayday Events

Posted on 27 August, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

With the close of the transfer window just days away, Barclays Premier League clubs are scrambling to strengthen their squads for the first half of the season. Manchester City, having already brought the English duo of Raheem Sterling and Fabian Delph... Read More

Profits rise at Hansteen despite Weak Euro

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Hansteen Holdings — the pan-European industrial real estate investment trust (REIT) — has reported a surge in six month profits fuelled by a “substantial” rise in the value of its investment properties. The FTSE-250 REIT, which invests in... Read More