Tag: Commercial Property Investment

Investment in Birmingham City Centre hits £670 million

Posted on 10 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

The fourth annual “Who Owns Central Birmingham” report, from property consultants GVA, reveals that around £670 million worth of investment was pumped into the city’s office and retail markets during 2014. The analysis, which focuses on over 1.5... Read More

Calgary Commercial Real Estate Sales reached $3.2 Billion in 2014

Posted on 7 March, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Commercial real estate sales in the Canadian city of Calgary reached $3.2 billion in 2014, an increase of 2 per cent over the previous year, according to a new report from RealNet Canada Inc. The report states that 483 transactions worth in excess of... Read More

Barwood targets Regional assets with £50m Fund

Posted on 3 March, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Barwood Capital — one of the UK’s leading real estate asset and investment managers — has launched a new £50m fund aimed at regional commercial property. With leverage and reinvested capital, the five-year fund will have an investment ceiling of... Read More

Duchy of Lancaster plans Further Investment following Twin Merseyside Acquisition

Posted on 24 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

The Duchy of Lancaster – a private estate owned by Her Majesty The Queen - has paid more than £10.5m for two units on a Merseyside business estate and is seeking further acquisitions to add to its portfolio. Both warehouses on the Estuary Commerce... Read More

Acquisition Hungry In-Site predicts Best Year Ever

Posted on 19 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

A family-owned property company has added to its portfolio with the acquisition of a former Wincanton distribution site in West Yorkshire, and is anticipating that 2015 will be the best year in its history. In-site Property Solutions — which... Read More

REI adds to Birmingham Portfolio with Great Charles Street acquisition

Posted on 17 February, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Sales and Lets

Birmingham based property group, Real Estate Investors Plc (REI) has unconditionally exchanged contracts to complete the acquisition of 35-37 Great Charles Street in a £1.85 million deal. The 24,500 sq ft office building is close to the new Paradise... Read More

Chinese Firm pledges £1 billion Investment in Docklands Scheme

Posted on 16 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The upcoming regeneration of London’s Royal Albert Dock by Chinese developer Advanced Business Park (ABP) is one of the most eagerly anticipated projects in the capital at present, with the aim of creating the city’s third financial district. This week,... Read More

Canadian Investors enjoy Bumper January in US Commercial Market

Posted on 14 February, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Sales and Lets, Worldwide Property News

The drop in the value of the Canadian dollar has not curbed the appetite of Canadian commercial investors for property south of the border. According to a survey cited by the Financial Post, early results indicate that US$ 2.75 billion has already been... Read More

Property Scheme Investors face Shock Tax Demands

Posted on 12 February, 2015 by Neil Bird under Business News

Investors in government sponsored Business Premises Renovation Allowances (BPRA) schemes face unexpected demands to repay large sums of tax relief, the Financial Times reports. BPRA was introduced by the government to attract tax-deductible investment... Read More

Hibernia well positioned to take advantage of acquisition opportunities

Posted on 9 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Irish real estate investment trust, Hibernia, has confirmed it is sitting on a €286m (£214m) acquisitions war chest partly funded from the disposal of around a third of the Dorville portfolio it bought from Ulster Bank a year ago. In an interim... Read More