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UK COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: HIGH YIELD NEEDN’T MEAN HIGH RISK

High yield equals high risk. This is a key tenet of investment theory drummed into us all at an early age. Yield is relative and represents a universal measure of value, risk and return across all asset classes and markets. It is an international concept transcending all languages, business cultures and geopolitical borders

Nicholson takes control of Fiera-backed development company

Ex-Argent and Kier Property man James Nicholson has taken sole control of Harlex, the Fiera-backed investment and development vehicle set up in 2017, React News can reveal. Nicholson launched Manchester-based Harlex in October 2017 with the backing of Palmer Capital and Fiera, and become one of Fiera’s regional investment vehicles along with the likes of Opus Land, Cubex, and Packaged Living, specialising in the North West market.

Nicholson takes full control of Harlex

The former Kier Property and Argent Group executive who launched developer Harlex Property in 2017 has bought an additional 33% stake in the company from investor Fiera Real Estate, making him its sole investor.

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge Buy For 100,000-Sq-Ft Bedfordshire Warehouse

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge in partnership with Henry Davidson Developments have bought a five-acre site in the employment area of Houghton Regis and have lodged plans for a warehouse development with a gross development value of £22m.

Fiera and Wrenbridge move for £22m logistics site

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge have partnered with Henry Davidson Developments to buy a site near Luton with the capacity for a £22m industrial and logistics scheme.

Fiera and Wrenbridge acquire Houghton Regis site for 100,000 sq ft shed

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge have acquired a five-acre site in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, where it intends to develop a 100,968 sq ft warehouse with a £22m GDV.

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge acquire 8.5 acre site from Countryside Properties

Fiera Real Estate (FRE UK) and Wrenbridge have acquired a new 8.5 acre logistics site in Bishop’s Stortford to develop a new Grade A GBP50 million logistics scheme. The site, currently with an outline planning consent secured by master developer Countryside Properties was purchased for cGBP10 million on behalf of Fiera Real Estate Opportunity Fund V UK (FREOF V UK), the latest fund in Fiera Real Estate’s programmatic venture series with CBRE Global Investment Partners (CBRE GIP).

Fiera and Wrenbridge buy Bishop’s Stortford site for £50m logistics scheme

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge are set to develop a £50m logistics scheme in Bishops’s Stortford, after buying an 8.5 acre site in the town. The site already has outline planning consent, secured by master developer Countryside Properties. It was acquired for around £10m on behalf of Fiera Real Estate Opportunity Fund V UK, the latest fund in Fiera Real Estate’s programmatic venture series with CBRE Global Investment Partners.

Fiera and Wrenbridge plot £50m logistics scheme after latest buy

Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge are planning to deliver more than 200,000 sq ft of logistics after buying a site in Bishop’s Stortford, React News can reveal. The partners have bought the site to the south of the town on the Hertfordshire-Essex border on behalf of the Fiera Real Estate Opportunity Fund for around £10m. The buy is the fund’s eighth and takes the total amount committed past £100m.

Private Equity Has $300 Billion for Pandemic-Hit Real Estate

Real-estate bosses at Blackstone Group Inc. quietly smiled when Britain’s biggest-selling tabloid unwittingly endorsed their largest European real estate deal since the pandemic. The Sun’s front page teased readers that foreign travel curbs meant they’d be splashing their cash at the much-maligned seaside town of Bognor Regis this year. Less than two weeks earlier, it had emerged Blackstone was in talks to spend about 900 million pounds ($1.3 billion) on a majority stake in the owner of Butlins, which has run a popular holiday park in the south-England town for 60 years.