News & Views

  • 10/2/2021

    Viewpoint – Revisiting 2021

    In my eight years as the IFN Real Estate Correspondent, I have never felt the need to revisit my IFN Annual Guide — Real Estate chapter so early in the new year to confirm whether my predictions were still on track. But with January having passed by in a flash and with COVID-19 on the […]

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  • 29/1/2021

    Press Release – £1 Million Retail Letting Success

    Against a backdrop of what is an undoubtedly very difficult time for UK retailers, 90 North is delighted to announce that it has closed new or extended leases worth £1 million in annual rent. These leases have been concluded over the last three months across our Canterbury, Kidderminster and Sheffield properties, and with tenants that […]

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  • 14/1/2021

    Press Release – New Year Promotions

    90 North is delighted to announce promotions for two members of our UK team. Henry Hartigan is now Finance Manager, and Oli Dee-Shapland now Investment Associate. Both have been with 90 North for around two years, and have sustained the Passion, Precision and Perseverance that we admire in our team. Congratulations to them both.

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  • 6/1/2021

    Viewpoint – Real estate: An enduring appeal

    Shariah compliant real estate investment has long been an established product offering for Islamic investment managers. Perhaps now more than ever, the allure of bricks and mortar remains, as investors seek an attractive income component ahead of what can be achieved with other investments. Real estate suits Shariah compliant investing well with a genuine business […]

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  • 22/12/2020

    Press Release – 90 North Bolsters Asset Management Team

    90 North is delighted to announce that George Salisbury has joined as an Associate within its United Kingdom and Continental Europe asset management team. This recruitment was made in response to the increased demands of managing properties during COVID-19 and growing assets under management, including new student accommodation properties in Edinburgh and Leicester. George is […]

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  • 16/12/2020

    Viewpoint – Sustainable legacy

    I recently caught up with UBS’s Global Family Office Report 2020 which provided some fascinating conclusions with respect to how the world’s largest family offices responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and their future investment plans, particularly as they relate to both real estate and sustainable investing. Undertaken during the second quarter of 2020, UBS’s survey […]

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  • 11/11/2020

    Viewpoint – Putting the ‘real’ back into real estate

    I wrote last month on how sheds remain flavour of the month, or perhaps that should be flavour of the year, with most having in mind a shiny Amazon fulfilment center filled with automated activity. But I want to burst that bubble and make the case for good honest industrial properties that have been swept […]

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  • 5/11/2020

    Press Release – Logical Position Takes Occupancy of Full Floor at The Reserve at Deer Park

    Logical Position has taken occupancy of a 43,000-square-foot, full floor of space at The Reserve at Deer Park in a transaction that underscores the importance of staying ahead of pandemic-related headwinds in today’s office market. The Portland, OR-based digital marketing agency is the first tenant in a newly repositioned section of the 352,966-sf Class A […]

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  • 8/10/2020

    Viewpoint – Beds, meds, sheds and TEDs

    Direct real estate investment is not a short-term game, with the transaction costs, not least from taxes, making short-term gains unlikely and encouraging at least a three- to five year hold, frequently considerably longer. And so, against a backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and political uncertainty, those of us in the investment management world are […]

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  • 16/9/2020

    Viewpoint – Dodging distress in the new normal

    It was a different summer in many ways this year, including continued investor activity during a period when most would have been taking some time off overseas. However, there has still been a noticeable uptick in interest since the start of September, with both a realisation that the end of the year is fast approaching […]

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