Brexit Uncertainty Continues to Impact London's Luxury Property Market

Knight Frank | August 27, 2019

Brexit Uncertainty Continues to Impact London's Luxury Property Market
According to International property consultant Knight Frank, political uncertainty continues to have a tangible impact on sales activity in London's Prime Residential marketplace. While the overall number of exchanges was marginally higher in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, it was not a uniform trend over the period.

Spotlight

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a high-powered real estate investor but feel like you don’t have the proper funds? Is a lack of capital getting in the way of your financial freedom dreams? If yes, worry no more! Because these residential real estate loans will be the answers to your prayers. Home values are high and interest rates still remain relatively low, meaning that now is a great time to start (or take to the next level) your investing career. While this is a fact, securing a loan in the traditional fashion – i.e. with big banks – is not as easy as it used to be. Luckily there are more creative ways to finance real estate deals that you’ve probably never thought of. So without further ado, here are a few options.

Spotlight

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a high-powered real estate investor but feel like you don’t have the proper funds? Is a lack of capital getting in the way of your financial freedom dreams? If yes, worry no more! Because these residential real estate loans will be the answers to your prayers. Home values are high and interest rates still remain relatively low, meaning that now is a great time to start (or take to the next level) your investing career. While this is a fact, securing a loan in the traditional fashion – i.e. with big banks – is not as easy as it used to be. Luckily there are more creative ways to finance real estate deals that you’ve probably never thought of. So without further ado, here are a few options.

Related News

Belfonti Companies, LLC Breaks Ground On A New Real Estate Development In Cromwell, CT

Belfonti Companies, LLC | May 05, 2020

Belfonti Companies announces that it has broken ground on a $50 million dollar market-rate, luxury apartment home community in Cromwell, CT. The new community will be built just off Country Squire Road near Route 372 and it will consist of 160 luxury apartment homes. The project will be constructed in phases, with the apartment homes delivered over the last 10 to 12 months of an 18 to 22 month construction period. The property's amenities will include a 4,500 square foot community center, an outdoor swimming pool, and an outdoor lounge area with grills and fire pits. The community will be pet friendly. "This project will offer a different lifestyle than the existing apartments in Cromwell – a fully amenitized, professionally managed, Class A luxury apartment community," said Michael Belfonti, the founder and CEO of Belfonti Companies.

Read More

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Dalfen Industrial Acquires Central Valley Property

Dalfen Industrial | January 12, 2022

Dalfen Industrial has acquired a 417,600 square foot industrial building in Lathrop, CA – a submarket within East Bay's Central Valley. The opportunity was sourced off-market and is 100% occupied with an additional 10.85 acres of prime developable land. The property has a strategic last mile location with close proximity to I-5 as well as the Port of Stockton and the Union Pacific and BNSF Railroads. This location offers access to over 839,000 people within a 30-minute drive with a population that is growing at a rate 47% faster than the national average. Other companies in the area include Home Depot, Wayfair, Tesla, Amazon, DHL and Kraft. Strong growth dynamics in this region have resulted in increasing industrial demand, making this a great addition to our west coast portfolio, The Central Valley is a major west coast distribution hub with same-day delivery capabilities to nearly 46 million people between San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas, and all the cities in between." Rich Weiss, Market Officer for Dalfen. This acquisition exemplifies our continued focus of adding strategically located west coast industrial assets to our portfolio in order to bolster our last mile fulfillment center footprint in the region markets." Sean Dalfen, President and Chief Investment Officer at Dalfen Industrial. About Dalfen Industrial Dalfen Industrial is one of the nation's largest buyers of industrial real estate and is a leader in the last-mile property sector. Their investment focus is on strategically located urban infill warehouses and distribution buildings. Dalfen currently owns and operates millions of square feet of premier industrial properties throughout the United States.

Read More

REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY

GI Partners Announces Launch of GI Real Estate Essential Tech + Science Fund ("ETS Fund")

GI Partners | July 19, 2021

GI Partners, a leading private investment company, announced the launch of the GI Real Estate Essential Tech + Science Fund ("ETS Fund" or the "Fund"), which seeks to invest in real estate assets that continuously operate to support mission-critical functions of the technology and life sciences industries. The ETS Fund will acquire data center properties, life sciences assets, and always-on R&D facilities in the office and industrial sectors. GI Partners, founded in 2001, has focused on downside-protected growth investment across all of its strategies, with a special focus on technology and healthcare. The ETS Fund aims to maintain the Firm's strategy of investing in specialized opportunities in critical technology and scientific real estate using the Firm's combined technology, life sciences, and real estate skillsets. The ETS Fund is headed by former Infomart President John Sheputis and over 20 investment and management professionals. The ETS Fund has been aggressively investing in a broad portfolio of data centers, life sciences assets, and R&D facilities throughout the United States since its inception in early 2021, including: • Walsh-Bowers Assemblage, a portfolio of three buildings in Silicon Valley's primary data center hub; • Mt. Eden Research Park, a six-building life sciences campus in the San Francisco Bay area whose current tenants are pioneers in their respective areas and position the asset well for future life sciences growth; • The Pointe, a pair of life sciences buildings next to a quickly maturing Bay Area of life sciences submarket; • 3701 Market St., a purpose-built lab and R&D facility with high-quality wet lab, research, medical office, and data center space. About GI Partners GI Partners, founded in 2001, is a private investment company with approximately 100 employees headquartered in San Francisco, California, and offices in New York, Chicago, Greenwich, Connecticut, and Scottsdale, Arizona. Over $28 billion in capital has been raised by the company from top institutional investors worldwide to invest in private equity, real estate, and data infrastructure initiatives. The private equity team mainly invests in healthcare, IT infrastructure, services, and software companies. The real estate team specializes in technology and life sciences properties and other kinds of specialty real estate. Finally, the data infrastructure team mainly invests in hard asset infrastructure companies that support the digital economy. GI Partners is a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment, a network of international investors backed by the United Nations, and a Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark participant.

Read More