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Earlsdon Park

XLB and Clearbell completed a lease regear of 23,000 sq ft at a Coventry, to Sitel increasing the rent to £17 per sq ft and removing the break giving 8 years term certain.

01st Oct 2018 Read the article

Birmingham Aqueous One

XLB and Harbert let the entire second floor at Aqueous One to Ian Williams. The property was bought as part of the Webb Portfolio and was substantially refurbished by XLB. The letting to Ian Williams was at £13.50 psf for a 10 year term with a break in year 5 and it leaves one remaining suite of 3,600 sq ft available.
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01st Oct 2018 Read the article

Slough council buys 25 Windsor Road

XLB and LRE Capital developed the first new office building in Slough at 25 Window Road. The brand new 109,000 sq ft office building completed in May 2017. The property was sold to Slough Borough Council for an Excess of £40m.

31st Jul 2018 Read the article

Rockspring/XLB sells Cambridge Research Park

The sale of Cambridge Research Park to Royal London completed for £78m. The transaction includes 240,000 sq ft net lettable space and 13.5 acres of development land.
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14th Jun 2018 Read the article

Pembroke House

XLB and Harbert completed on the letting of Pembroke House,…

14th Jun 2018

Farnborough News – Winter Half Marathon & Fun Run

Sunday 21st January is an important date for Farnborough as it hosts the second Farnborough Half Marathon, returning after a sell out the first event.

04th Apr 2018 Read the article

Go ahead for ‘long-overdue’ Glasgow scheme

Harbert Management Corporation and XLB Property have been granted planning permission for the “long-overdue” regeneration of the seven-acre Central Quay site in Glasgow.
The masterplan for the brownfield site, which has lain vacant for several years, includes 400 new homes, over 300,000 sq ft of offices, a 150-bed hotel, food and retail units and extensive public realm.

22nd Jan 2018 Read the article

Rockspring commits to next phase at Cambridge Research Park after lettings flurry

Rockspring Property Investment Managers on behalf of Rockspring UK Value 2 LP has committed to further development at Cambridge Research Park after a flurry of letting activity.

20th Nov 2017 Read the article

Moorfield launches Aurora office block in Ealing

Moorfield Group has relaunched a 51,941 sq ft office building in Ealing, London, after completing a refurbishment of the site in partnership with XLB property.

07th Aug 2017 Read the article

Harbert/XLB formally market £175m Farnborough Business Park

US private equity firm Harbert Management Corporation and joint venture partner XLB have formally brought to market Farnborough Business Park in Hampshire for £175m.

13th Jun 2017 Read the article

Slough: Enhancing its credentials as an international business hub

Getting ready for a regeneration take-off.

08th May 2017 Read the article

LRE Capital/XLB launch major Slough office

LRE Capital and development manager XLB have launched 25 Windsor Road, a speculatively redeveloped 111,000 sq ft headquarters office in the centre of Slough.
 

02nd May 2017 Read the article

Harbert/XLB bag biggest office letting in M3 corridor in five years in Farnborough

Harbert Management Corporation and XLB have secured INC Research at Pinehurst 1 Farnborough Business Park, taking the new speculative scheme to full occupancy and landing the largest leasing deal in the M3 corridor in more than five years, CoStar News can reveal.

13th Mar 2017 Read the article

Harbert/XLB bag Environment Agency in Welwyn

Harbert Management Corporation and XLB Property have secured the Environment Agency to take 21,909 sq ft on the ground and first floors at Alchemy, Welwyn Garden City.
 

13th Mar 2017 Read the article

Shortlisted for Best Asset Management Initiative

We have been shortlisted for Best Asset Management Initiative, Industrial Agency Society Awards 2016 for Brent Trade Park, Wembley.

02nd Nov 2016 Read the article

The Hanover Green West London offices debate.

CoStar News Editor Paul Norman recently chaired the Hanover Green West London offices debate with some of the principal players.

07th Jul 2016 Read the article

Three expansions at Abingdon Business Park

Three tenants on Abingdon Business Park have announced  they are each more than doubling the space they have.

15th Jun 2016 Read the article

COMMERCIAL WORKPLACE AWARD

BCO Regional award for Pinehurst link

15th Jun 2016 Read the article

Clearbell secures Sitel for 23,000 sq ft in Coventry

Clearbell Capital, the private fund manager, has secured Sitel for a 23,000 sq ft office pre-let at Earlsdon Park in Coventry

15th Jun 2016 Read the article

Harbert/XLB land Welwyn office duo

Harbert Management Corporation and asset manager XLB Property have signed the first tenants for the Alchemy office building on Bessemer Road in Welwyn Garden City.

15th Jun 2016 Read the article

Clearbell/XLB buy Coventry office park

A fund managed by Clearbell Capital has completed its acquisition of Earlsdon Park, Coventry, from the receivers to MCD (Coventry) Ltd.

03rd Jul 2015 Read the article

Harbert/XLB fill up in Farnborough

Harbert Management Corporation and XLB have signed Aetna Global Benefits UK for 20,128 sq ft at 25 Templer Avenue, Farnborough Business Park.

12th Jun 2015 Read the article

Rockspring buys Abingdon Business Park for £36.4m

Rockspring Property Investment Managers, on behalf of its UK Value 2 LP Fund has acquired Abingdon Business Park for £36.4m, reflecting a net initial yield of 7.2%, from Standard Life Investments.

29th May 2015 Read the article

Harbert/XLB complete Project Emperor UK business parks buy

Harbert Management Corporation, with asset manager XLB, has completed its acquisition of Project Emperor, a portfolio of UK business park assets, for £137m, from Arlington Business Parks Partnership, which is jointly managed by Goodman and Legal & General Property.

23rd Jan 2015 Read the article

Benson Elliot confirms knockout Ealing Cross sale to Aviva Investors

Benson Elliot has announced the completion of the sale Ealing Cross to Aviva Investors for £67.0m, CoStar News understands, which reflects a net initial yield of 5.25%.

25th Nov 2014 Read the article

Rockspring buys Cambridge Research Park from Clearbell for £21m

Clearbell, the private equity real estate fund manager, has sold Cambridge Research Park to Rockspring Property Investment Managers for £21m.

17th Nov 2014 Read the article

Rockspring buys in Cambridge for £21m

Clearbell, the private equity real estate fund manager, has sold Cambridge Research Park to Rockspring Property Investment Managers for £21m.

17th Nov 2014 Read the article

Lumina unveils Slough office makeover plans

Lumina Real Estate Capital has announced plans to undertake an £18.5m project to refurbish Observatory House, in Windsor Road, Slough.

10th Nov 2014 Read the article

GreenOak backs Lumina/XLB Slough offices makeover

Lumina Real Estate Capital has secured funding from GreenOak Real Estate, the global investor and lender, for a refurbishment of Observatory House, Windsor Road in Slough, CoStar News can reveal.

06th Nov 2014 Read the article

Ferrero Rocher sweet on West London office

Chocolate brand Ferrero Rocher has bought an office block in Greenford, west London, as an owner-occupier investment for its UK headquarters.

31st Oct 2014 Read the article

Benson Elliot agrees sale of Ealing Cross at knock-out price

Benson Elliot has exchanged contracts to sell its 135,000 sq ft Ealing Cross office to Aviva Investors for more than £65m in a deal which will crystallise a circa 75% premium on the price paid by the UK-based private equity fund less than 15 months ago.

04th Aug 2014 Read the article

Benson Elliot/XLB fill up in MK

Benson Elliot, the UK-based private equity real estate fund manager, has prelet 50,000 sq ft of offices at CBX II, its 150,000 sq ft mixed-use scheme in Milton Keynes.

27th Jun 2014 Read the article

Lumina Real Estate and XLB buy office in Slough

Lumina Real Estate Capital and XLB Property have acquired Observatory House, Slough for £10.6m from Helix Property Advisors.

17th Jun 2014 Read the article

Lumina/XLB move for Slough’s Observatory House

Lumina Real Estate Capital (LREC) working with XLB Property have bought Observatory House, Slough from Helix Property Advisors for circa £10.575m cash.

17th Jun 2014 Read the article

Benson Elliot/XLB top up Ealing Cross

Benson Elliot and asset manager XLB Property have secured two more office lettings to take their 135,000 sq ft Ealing Cross office building in Ealing, west London to close to fully let.

09th May 2014 Read the article

Farnborough Business Park fully let

Harbert Management Corporation and XLB Property have reached 100% occupancy at Farnborough Business Park, less than two years since their purchase and at which time the Park had a 25% vacancy rate.

14th Apr 2014 Read the article

First look: XLB’s Farnborough spec

XLB Property is to begin speculative office developments on Farnborough Business Park, Hampshire, at the end of March for completion in May 2015.

21st Feb 2014 Read the article

Royal London buys Vision Park

A fund managed by J.P Morgan Asset Management has sold Vision Park, Cambridge to Royal London Asset Management for £28.5m, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.05%, a capital value of £316 per sq ft, CoStar News can reveal.

14th Jan 2014 Read the article

Cambridge Vision Park sold for £28.5m

Vision Park in Cambridge has been sold to Royal London Asset Management for £28.5m, reflecting a yield of 6.05%.

13th Jan 2014 Read the article

BMW drives lettings uptick in Farnborough

For more than a decade since the dot.com bubble burst, the M3 corridor has been one of the weakest office markets in the south-east.

01st Nov 2013 Read the article

XLB and Harbert to spec Farnborough offices

XLB and Harbert Management Corporation have submitted plans to speculatively develop two office buildings comprising 108,000 sq ft (48,000 sq ft and 60,000 sq ft net) at Farnborough Business Park.

16th Oct 2013 Read the article

Time for spec at Farnborough

Harbert and XLB have submitted plans to speculatively develop two office blocks of 60,000 sq ft and 48,000 sq ft at Farnborough Business Park.

11th Oct 2013 Read the article

Benson Elliot and XLB buy Ealing Cross for £38m

Benson Elliot and XLB Property have exchanged contracts to buy a 135,000 sq ft office in Ealing, west London, from Standard Life Investments for £37.7m.

21st Jun 2013 Read the article

Benson and XLB exchange on Ealing Cross

Benson Elliot and XLB Property have exchanged to buy a 135,000 sq ft office building in Ealing, west London, from Standard Life Investments for £37.7m.

18th Jun 2013 Read the article

Benson Elliot buy Ealing Cross

Benson Elliot has exchanged to buy the 135,000 sq ft Ealing Cross office for £37.7m from Standard Life Investments and will push on with a refurbishment targeting the buoyant west London occupier market.

18th Jun 2013 Read the article

Harbert/XLB have lift off with TAG in Farnborough

US private equity group Harbert and asset manager XLB Property have sold Meadow Gate, a 38,000 sq ft office at their Farnborough Business Park, to TAG Farnborough Airport, CoStar News can reveal.

08th Apr 2013 Read the article

GlaxoSmithKline London hub to receive magic resi pill

Consortium proposes 600 homes alongside retail and leisure at Greenford site.

15th Feb 2013 Read the article

Mountgrange/XLB gain consent for major expansion of Cambridge park

Mountgrange and XLB have gained consent for a change to the permitted uses at Cambridge Research Park that enables major expansion plans.

10th Sep 2012 Read the article

Harbert/XLB make Farnborough Business Park progress

US private equity group Harbert and asset management partner XLB Property have secured their first significant letting at Farnborough Business Park since buying it from SEGRO in April for £90.1m.

24th Jul 2012 Read the article

Westbrook secures NEC for South East HQ

US private equity firm Westbrook is set to sign NEC for a circa 50,000 sq ft headquarters at its Odyssey business park in South Ruislip, Greater London, in one of the largest lettings in the South East this year, CoStar News can reveal.

10th Jul 2012 Read the article

CBRE picked for iQ Farnborough

US private equity group Harbert and asset management partner XLB Property have picked CBRE to act alongside retained agents Cushman & Wakefield and Hollis Hockley at their 1.6m sq ft iQ Farnborough development.

03rd May 2012 Read the article

Segro agrees to sell IQ Farnborough for more than £90m

Segro has agreed to sell IQ Farnborough for more than £90m as a part of its disposals of non-core assets.

20th Apr 2012 Read the article

Segro sells IQ Farnborough for £90.1m

Segro has agreed the sale of IQ Farnborough, a mixed-use business park in Hampshire, for £90.1m.

20th Apr 2012 Read the article

XLB lands education campus for former Glaxo HQ

Tony Lawson and Simon Bowder’s XLB Properties is in talks to house the London Greenwich School of Management in a 95,000 sq ft campus at GlaxoSmithKline’s former headquarters in Greenford, Greater London.

21st Mar 2012 Read the article

XLB seeks development partner for former GlaxoSmithKline site

Tony Lawson and Simon Bowder’s XLB Property, acting on behalf of a private UK high net-worth individual, are seeking partners for a major redevelopment of GlaxoSmithKline’s former headquarters in Greenford, Greater London.

27th Jul 2011 Read the article

Mountgrange buys Cambridge business park

Mountgrange Investment Management’s Real Estate Opportunity Fund has bought the IQ Cambridge Business Park from Segro for £10.15m.
 
 

 

 

28th Mar 2011 Read the article

Mountgrange buys in Poole

Mountgrange Investment Management has bought a Poole industrial estate for £24m.

10th Jan 2011 Read the article

Midsummer debut for Benson Elliot

Private equity property company Benson Elliot Capital Management has bought its first UK property

19th Feb 2010 Read the article