Despite some Brexit uncertainties – the UK residential property market remains popular. Housing in London in particular is expensive. Residential real estate investments in the UK remain interesting for investors. This article is based on the unique Top 150 Property Investors UK – List of residential, commercial and hotel property buyers..
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Kooky is an investment boutique and part of the UK’s Delph Property Group, which has been involved in residential property since 1948. By 2023, Kooky aims to put £500m into residential property investments. Kooky is now further expanding its property portfolio in the London area with the acquisition of two apartment blocks in Bishop’s Stortford, north east of London. The deal is for £20.5m and follows the £40m acquisition of Buckingham House in High Wicombe in late 2020. The two buildings now purchased comprise 66 residential units. Projects of 30 to 150 units are Kooky’s target.
2. PGIM Real Estate Inc
PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment arm of U.S. asset manager PGIM, which in turn is owned by Prudential Financial, one of the world’s largest life insurers. As part of its European strategy, PGIM Real Estate recently acquired the 123-unit Center Square residential property in High Wycombe. The town to the west of London is a popular residential location for capital city commuters. The building also contains three commercial units. It is located less than half an hour from Heathrow Airport and offers its residents optimal shopping and public transport connections.
3. PATRIZIA Immobilien AG
PATRIZIA is a German real estate investment group with its own subsidiary in the UK and is involved in property acquisitions for institutional investors and in-house mutual funds. A 16-storey residential tower in the west of London has now been acquired for an institutional investor. The building comprises 102 residential units and is at the end of the construction phase. It is part of a larger development project in the Park Royal district. The purchase price is the equivalent of EUR 45 million. With this latest acquisition, the residential real estate portfolio managed by PATRIZIA amounts to more than EUR 12.7 billion.
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