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  • 3/4/2019

    Viewpoint – Fund time

    While writing my real estate section for IFN Guide 2019 at the end of last year, I commented that: “It feels like we should be on the verge of successful fundraising for at least one major fund initiative where quality assets can be owned for the long term, and investors offered some form of liquidity […]

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  • 25/3/2019

    In the Media – The Star Malaysia – Growth opportunities in the UK market

    Independent real estate investment manager 90 North Real Estate Partners LLP (90 North) sees growth opportunities in the UK property sector despite its challenging housing market and Brexit conundrum. John Yeend, Partner and Head of United Kingdom, believes that investors who are looking to invest for the long-haul, stand to benefit greatly from the United […]

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  • 15/3/2019

    Viewpoint – Brexit pause

    The fear of writing about Brexit is that by the time it’s published, the situation has probably changed, but choosing not to delve into the pros and cons and certainly not the politics that is deeply entrenched in the whole debate, I’m probably on safer ground and will focus on “Just the facts, ma’am”. The […]

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  • 13/3/2019

    Press Release – Commercial Property Executive – FBI Building in Denver Sells for $73M

    USAA Realty purchased the 175,000-square-foot Class A office asset in the city’s Stapleton neighborhood from 90 North Real Estate Partners, in a deal brokered by JLL. USAA Realty has acquired a four-story Denver office building that is 100 percent leased to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. JLL arranged the $72.9 million deal. Independent investment advisory […]

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  • 13/3/2019

    Press Release – 90 North acquires Mercedes-Benz new Dutch HQ in Holland

    90 North Real Estate Partners LLP (“90 North”) acting as Property and Investment Adviser has acquired from Laaggraven Investments B.V. the new Mercedes-Benz (‘Mercedes’) Dutch HQ in Nieuwegein, Utrecht for a private investor in a transaction worth €27.9M. The Property has been substantially remodelled and redeveloped over last 12-months to provide 12,273 Sqm of office […]

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  • 1/2/2019

    Viewpoint – Real estate: Recognizing global quality

    Shariah compliant real estate investment has long been an established product offering for Islamic investment managers. The allure of bricks and mortar remains, frequently with an attractive income component compared to equities or Sukuk. While tenant use of course needs to be monitored, the basics of real estate investment suit Shariah principles well, with a […]

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  • 25/1/2019

    Press Release – Commercial News Media – 90 North and Sidra Capital exit Irwin Mitchell’s office HQ in Sheffield for £24.65m

    90 North Real Estate Partners LLP (“90 North”), acting as Property and Investment Adviser and Sidra Capital acting as Strategic Adviser, have sold Riverside East – UK law firm Irwin Mitchell’s UK Headquarters in Sheffield – in a transaction worth £24.65M. The buyer is the Corum XL Fund. The property was built in 2005 and […]

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  • 10/1/2019

    Viewpoint – Aussie opportunities

    A recent visit to our current and pipeline properties in Australia accentuated to me what a great opportunity Australia offers Islamic real estate investors, with the extremes of forest fires in the north and flash flooding in Sydney to the south emphasising the vast scale of the country. The opportunity is largely driven by population […]

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  • 21/11/2018

    Viewpoint – Tartan pursuit

    Islamic investment into Scottish real estate is nothing new. Indeed, I made my first Shariah compliant investment north of the border more than 12 years ago. But recent evidence suggests that tartan is currently very much in favour among investors. Proving Islamic investors’ ability to judge each location on its merits, that first acquisition was […]

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  • 31/10/2018

    Viewpoint – Double your money?

    It was only three years ago that we were concerning ourselves with the seemingly inexorable fall in oil prices, concerned that at some point it would impact the Islamic world’s ability to purchase properties. Well, since January 2016, oil prices have now doubled but has Shariah compliant real estate investment doubled as well? As oil […]

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