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Panattoni to speculatively develop two plots at Aylesford Park

Panattoni, the largest industrial real estate developer in Europe, will speculatively develop the final two units at its sustainable logistics development in Aylesford, Kent, after agreeing pre-lets for the rest of the space. The two units of 100,000 sq ft and 130,000 sq ft at Panattoni Park Aylesford, which are expected to be completed in […]

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ECF’s latest phase of homes in Salford in for planning

The English Cities Fund (ECF) has submitted a planning application to Salford City Council, to bring forward a further phase of new homes at New Bailey, which forms part of its place-changing, £1bn, 50-acre Salford Central regeneration. The 22-storey building, designed by Hawkins Brown, will bring forward an additional 196 homes with spectacular city and […]

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Valor completes London portfolio acquires for £70m

Valor Real Estate Partners (“Valor”), Europe’s fastest growing last-mile real estate specialist, has completed a portfolio acquisition in London, comprising six urban warehouse assets for a total consideration of c. £70m. The assets, which offer short-term refurbishment potential and comprise 157,000 sq ft in total, have been acquired from the Milton Group, a privately-owned development […]

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Clearbell sells warehouse to AKA Dunedin for £32m

Clearbell Property Partners III LP (Clearbell), a fund managed by Clearbell Capital LLP, today announces that it has exited its Taurus portfolio. The final asset was sold to AKA Dunedin Ltd for £32m. The 615,000 sq ft warehouse in Bawtry Park is well-positioned close to Doncaster, with links to the M18 and A1. The site […]

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Local authority acquires site to deliver 1,000 affordable homes

Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) has just completed the purchase of the former Springfield library site on Sandling Road. Cllr David Burton, Leader of Maidstone Borough Council has set out the ambition to initially acquire 1000 houses under MBC ownership and control which will be reserved for Maidstone people at affordable rents. The policy move, has […]

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Weston Homes unveil sustainability rollout across £2.13bn pipeline

Weston Homes has unveiled details of the volume housebuilder’s major commitment to sustainability, with eco-friendly construction and specification features being rolled out currently, and over the next five years, across the group’s £2.13 billion portfolio (DGV) of residential and mixed use developments in London and the south east. This includes 20 current active sites and […]

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Genomics England to anchor Canary Wharf life science cluster

Genomics England will move its headquarters to Canary Wharf this autumn, as part of the development of a major life science cluster.The move for Genomics England, one of the world’s most cutting-edge life science organisations, follows the recent announcement that CWG and Kadans Science Partner formed a joint venture to develop a 750,000 sq ft […]

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Europa Capital appoints new Chief Investment Officer

Europa Capital, the pan-European real estate investment manager, announces the appointment of Russell Chaplin to the newly created role of Chief Investment Officer reflecting the growth and increasing scale of Europa Capital’s investment platform. Russell brings a wealth of experience having held the position of Chief Investment Officer at Aberdeen Asset Management between 2010 and […]

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