In the media

  • 8/9/2015

    Cityscape – Buying In Britain

    From the golden postcodes of London’s Mayfair to urban chic in the cities of the north, the UK remains hot property with Middle East investors – Cityscape finds out why. The UK market has long held an attraction with Middle East property investors. From the status-rich postcodes of London’s Mayfair and Knightsbridge, to the steady […]

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  • 17/7/2015

    Estates Gazette – 90 North secures Shari’ah-compliant UK policy

      90 North has secured the first Shari’ah-compliant UK insurance policy to cover its UK portfolio. The property portfolio was insured by Cobalt Underwriting, the sharia-compliant underwriters, and placed by Lockton’s real Estate and Construction Practice. The insurance cover insures more than £300m of retail, office, industrial and student housing. Philip Churchill, founder & managing […]

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  • 25/6/2015

    CoStar UK – 90 North and Arzan Wealth buy Siemens Amsterdam HQ financed by ING

    90 North Real Estate Partners and its investment partner Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited have completed the €27m acquisition of a newly-built divisional headquarters office for Siemens in Zoeterwoude, near Amsterdam, from Dutch construction company Volker Wessels. The office building sale at €27m reflects a net initial yield of approximately 7.2% and was financed by a […]

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  • 8/5/2015

    Property Week – 90 North SPV secures £41m funding for retail park acquisition

    An SPV under 90 North Real Estate Partners has secured a £41m loan facility to finance the acquisition of the Drakehouse Retail Park in Sheffield. The transaction for the retail park, which is Sheffield’s largest, completed in April 2015. It is fully occupied by tenants including Homebase, B&M Retail, Wickes, JD Sports, Currys, Harveys, Halfords, […]

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  • 8/5/2015

    Real Estate Capital – pbb funds Sheffield retail park acquisition

      Investment adviser 90 North Real Estate Partners has financed the acquisition of a Sheffield retail park with pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. 90 North, which invests on behalf of Middle-East clients, bought the Drakehouse Retail Park in the city from Hammerson for £61.6m, an initial yield of 6.5%. Hammerson reportedly bought the park 11 years ago […]

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  • 23/4/2015

    Property Week – 90 North pays Hammerson £61.7m for Sheffield retail park

    Hammerson has completed the sale of Drakehouse Retail Park in Sheffield to James Caan-backed 90 North for £61.7m – just £1.5m more than it bought the asset for in 2003. The sale price, which represents a net initial yield of 6.4%, was ahead of the 31 December 2014 book value. However, the price was only […]

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  • 17/4/2015

    Estates Gazette – sharia-compliant investment pioneer

    In 2005 sharia-compliant finance in the UK was a novelty. It was costly to arrange and difficult to find anyone with the expertise to see the deal through from genesis to maturity. Over the past decade that picture has changed. Islamic finance, as it is less accurately known, is moving in from the fringes. Recently, that shift […]

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  • 20/3/2015

    RE – 90 North Real Estate Partners continues expansion, adds Jay Pacelli as AVP of acquisitions

    90 North Real Estate Partners announced the appointment of Jay Pacelli to the position of Assistant Vice President of Transactions, continuing the firm’s expansion both in terms of staff and portfolio. The addition of Pacelli comes as 90 North announced its $127 million acquisition of the Lenovo Enterprise Campus, three buildings totaling 485,536 square feet […]

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  • 13/3/2015


    With Islamic financing becoming the norm, the progression into shariah compliant real estate seems to be a natural one. Philip Churchill of 90 North explains the guidelines behind being shariah compliant and why there is a growing demand for generally ethically sound investments.   Original Audio clip from BFM

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  • 6/3/2015

    Property Week – Investor’s chronicle Opinion NICK JUDD

    Current geopolitical events and the effects of ultra-loose monetary policy since the global financial crisis are causing ongoing uncertainty and have left investors with a double conundrum; how do I protect (and enhance) my wealth and where do I invest safely? Right now, bank rates and interest on European governments’ bonds, some corporate bonds and […]

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