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Willmott Dixon chosen for £14.5m Luton & Dunstable University Hospital extension and refurbishment

Willmott Dixon has been selected by Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a £14.5m extension and refurbishment of the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s Emergency Department, which includes creating a new main entrance into the hospital.  Procured using the SCAPE framework, it will provide a new CT scanning department, a new drop off area […]

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Europa Capital grows UK BTR residential platform with acquisition in Manchester

Europa Capital, the pan-European real estate investment manager, announces that it has entered into a forward funding agreement to acquire a new build-to-rent (“BTR”) residential development, in Manchester’s New Cross district, from experienced housing developer Mulbury. Europa Capital has made the acquisition on behalf of its latest value add fund, Europa Fund VI, as it […]

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AXA IM Alts to kickstart Bristol office development

AXA IM Alts, a global leader in alternative investments with c. €163 billion of assets under management, has begun construction of building 121,000 sq ft of new offices at its prime harbourside Assembly Bristol city centre development, having completed the sale of the first phase of the project to LCN Capital Partners. Work on site […]

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Council and developer JV approved ahead of major regeneration

Bury Council’s cabinet has formally approved the principles behind a 50:50 joint venture with leading town and city-centre regenerator, Muse Developments, to bring forward the repurposing and regeneration of Prestwich village. Following the council’s purchase of the Longfield Centre and decision to form a JV with Muse, the team will be working on a draft […]

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Grainger in £140m forward funding acquisition with Network Homes

Grainger plc, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord with 9,109 operational rental homes and a further 8,851 in its £2.1bn pipeline, announced that it has exchanged conditional contracts to forward fund and acquire Merrick Place, a 401-home build-to-rent development scheme in Southall, West London, for £141m. Proceeds from Grainger’s recent successful equity placing will help […]

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