Tag: Property Funds

Bridges closes New Property Fund ahead of Target

Posted on 26 June, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Bridges Ventures has announced an early closure of its Bridges Property Alternatives Fund III after strong interest from European and US institutions. The company says it will apply gearing to its closing £212m commitment to give it a potential investment... Read More

Fund Managers fear Japanese Commercial Property Prices are nearing Peak

Posted on 21 January, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Axa Real Estate (Axa) is concerned that Japanese commercial property prices may be close to their peak. The fifth-largest property fund in the world is looking at the recent increase in real estate values due to the government’s efforts to put an end... Read More

Mailbox co-owner in joint venture Business Park acquisition

Posted on 6 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Saltley Business Park in Birmingham has been sold to new joint venture owners as part of the £146m sell off of Hansteen UK Industrial Property Unit Trust’s (HPUT) 42-asset portfolio. The West Midland’s commercial estate — situated north of the... Read More

Canadian Private Investors outstrip Pension Funds

Posted on 30 August, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Sales and Lets, Worldwide Property News

Private investors in the Canadian commercial property market outstripped the country’s big pension funds in the last quarter, overturning the prevailing trend of the previous quarter. In the first quarter of 2014, pension funds dominated the market,... Read More

Property Fund closure wipes out Investments

Posted on 31 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

The international investment company Invesco has confirmed it is liquidating one of its property funds — effectively wiping out the investments of thousands of its clients. In a London Stock Exchange statement, the independent management company —... Read More

Credit Suisse embarks on German Asset Sale

Posted on 5 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Six month after it announced it was selling London’s Corn Exchange office building, Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) has confirmed it is liquidating commercial property funds worth more than €700m (£568m). All 20 properties in the sell-off package... Read More

Dutch Economy Bounces Back as Businesses Flock to Amsterdam

Posted on 28 January, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Worldwide Property News

The Dutch economy — which has gone through three recessions since the 2007 start of the financial crisis — is finally growing again. Boosted by rising property prices and consumer confidence, all the signs are there for a lasting recovery said Dutch... Read More