Number of homes for sale fell in March, but many areas saw a rise in supply

Propertywire | April 03, 2019

Against the backdrop of the most intense period of the Brexit process to date, tens of thousands of home owners in the UK still put their properties up for sale in March, new research shows. However, the number of new properties being listed for sale did fall in March compared with February, down 1.3% month on month and in London the number fell by 2%. But 42% of towns and cities saw a rise in housing supply in March, according to the latest Property Supply Index which analyses the number of new properties listed each month by estate agents across more than 100 major towns and cities compiled by online estate agents House Simple.

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Demographics have dramatically changed the U.S. real estate market forever. And the problem we now have in front of us is a simple case of dyers vs. buyers. Very soon, the massive U.S. Baby Boomer generation will be dying off much faster than the Millennial generation can buy into the market.

Spotlight

Demographics have dramatically changed the U.S. real estate market forever. And the problem we now have in front of us is a simple case of dyers vs. buyers. Very soon, the massive U.S. Baby Boomer generation will be dying off much faster than the Millennial generation can buy into the market.

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Patria Investments and Moneda Combine to Create Leading Private Equity, Infrastructure, Credit investment Platform in Latin America

Patria Investments Limited | September 06, 2021

Patria Investments , a global alternative asset manager, announced today that it will combine with Moneda Asset Management ("Moneda"), a leading asset manager headquartered in Chile. When completed, the transaction will create an unrivaled investment platform in Latin America, with $25.9 billion in assets under management and a leader in Private Equity, Infrastructure and Credit investments in the region. The combination will enhance Patria's product offering by adding the largest credit investment platform in Latin America. It will also create the number one Private Investments in Public Equities (PIPE) manager in the region. The combination of the two operations will add geographical exposure within Latin America through client base and product offering and will open the opportunity for cross selling, leveraging a complementary investor base. With more than US$ 10 billion in assets under management across credit and public equities, Moneda is a leading investment firm in Latin America, with more than 25 years of history and a track record of top quartile performance, profitability and growth. Moneda also has a robust bottom-up investment strategy that drives alpha generation. "Our leadership team is thrilled that both companies are coming together. We are quickly delivering on the expansion strategy that we presented during our initial public offering earlier this year," said Alexandre Saigh, Patria's CEO. "The transaction will be accretive to earnings per share within the first year." The combined platform will manage over US$ 9.7 billion in Private Equity, US$ 5.5 billion in Credit (including US$650 million exposure to Private Credit), US$ 5.1 billion in Infrastructure, US$ 2.0 billion in Advisory & Distribution, US$ 3.0 billion in PIPE and Public Equities and US$ 500 million in Real Estate investments, in most cases with top quartile returns. "Complementary is the word that defines this transaction," said Olimpio Matarazzo, senior managing partner and chairman of the board at Patria. "The product offerings and the geographical and currency exposures are a perfect fit. Patria is a leader in Private Equity and Infrastructure investments in Latin America, and Moneda is the top credit investor in the region. In addition, both companies have a similar culture, based on partnership and exceptional client service." "This combination will leverage Moneda's outstanding track record and deal sourcing capabilities to lead the development of private credit in Latin America with unique local expertise while also continuing to develop our strategic investments in public equities in the region," said Pablo Echeverría, Moneda's chairman. "With Patria, we will have the opportunity to expand our cross selling of products, leveraging a complementary investor base," said Alfonso Duval, Moneda's CEO. "It is worth noting that both companies are partnerships led by like-minded, entrepreneurial teams. There's been a strong cultural alignment among the teams since the onset," said Mr. Duval. Under the agreement, Moneda partners will receive an upfront consideration of US$ 315 million, in a combination of US$ 128 million in cash and US$ 187 million in PAX Class B common stock. There will be an additional consideration payable in years two and three after closing, subject to certain retention metrics for Moneda's partners, and a potential earnout payable after 2023, in a combination of cash and PAX Class A common stock, subject to the achievement of certain revenue and profitability targets. In connection with the transaction, Patria retained JP Morgan Chase & Co, as financial advisor, Simpson Thacher & Barlett LLP, as transaction counsel, and Carey Abogados, as Chilean counsel. Moneda retained Servicios Financieros Altis S.A., as financial advisor, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, as transaction counsel, and Barros & Errazuriz Abogados, as Chilean counsel. About Patria Investments With more than 30 years of experience in successful investments in Latin America and offering products in the areas of Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Credit, Patria is one of the leading investment companies in private markets in Latin America in terms of capital raised, and one of the largest managers focused on investments in Latin America. With a solid presence in the market, it seeks to provide investors with attractive investment products that allow a diversified portfolio and consistent returns. With $15.8 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of more than 55 companies and assets, Patria has ten offices in the world's major financial centers.

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JLL Income Property Trust Acquires 4-Building Suburban Atlanta Distribution Center

JLL Income Property Trust | December 08, 2021

JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally managed daily NAV REIT (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX) with $5.5 billion in portfolio assets, today announced the acquisition of Friendship Distribution Center, a newly constructed, four-building industrial portfolio totaling nearly 650,000 square feet. The Class A properties are located in the Atlanta suburb of Buford, Georgia, home to the premier Northeast Atlanta industrial submarket. The purchase price was $95 million. "Friendship Distribution Center's location in Atlanta's Northeast submarket, high quality new construction and proximity to irreplaceable transportation infrastructure makes this an excellent portfolio fit for us as we continue to execute on our strategy of increasing our allocation to core industrial assets,". "Given this property's strong tenant profile and exceptional location, this acquisition aligns well with our overall strategic objectives." -Allan Swaringen, JLL Income Property Trust President and CEO JLL Income Property Trust's aggregate industrial allocation is now over $1.6 billion of industrial holdings in 54 properties across 13 key markets, representing the second largest property type allocation in the portfolio. Friendship Distribution Center is in an "A" location, with immediate proximity to Interstate 985, the major highway in the Northeast Atlanta submarket. Its strategic location provides access to the entire Eastern seaboard within a one to two-day drive. Friendship Distribution Center is 96 percent leased to five tenants, with a weighted average lease term of approximately six years. According to LaSalle Research & Strategy, Atlanta is the fourth largest industrial market in the U.S. with more than 660 million square feet of space. The market set an absorption record in the second quarter of 2021 of 8.6 million square feet, bringing vacancy down to just 5 percent. The Northeast submarket specifically saw 2.1 million square feet of net absorption in the second quarter, the highest of any submarket in the Atlanta metro area, accounting for 24 percent of total absorption. JLL Income Property Trust is an institutionally managed, daily NAV REIT that brings to investors a growing portfolio of commercial real estate investments selected by an institutional investment management team and sponsored by one of the world's leading real estate services firms. About Jones Lang LaSalle Income Property Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX), Jones Lang LaSalle Income Property Trust, Inc. is a daily NAV REIT that owns and manages a diversified portfolio of high quality, income-producing apartment, industrial, office and grocery-anchored retail properties located in the United States. JLL Income Property Trust expects to further diversify its real estate portfolio over time, including on a global basis. About LaSalle Investment Management LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world's leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, LaSalle manages approximately $76 billion of assets in private and public real estate property and debt investments as of Q3 2021. LaSalle's diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments.

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Haute Residence Real Estate Network's Partnership with Clara Hartree Continues

Haute Residence | April 26, 2021

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