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Lloyds backs Ballymore’s reinvention of Nine Elms

Lloyds Bank has written an £82 million (€92 million) whole loan to developer Ballymore to bring forward an office building at Embassy Gardens, its regeneration project close to the site of the new US embassy in London’s Nine Elms.

HSH writes €139m loan for Hamburg residential scheme

Germany’s HSH Nordbank has provided a €139 million loan to domestic developers Aug Prien Immobilien and DC Developments to fund a residential scheme in Hamburg.

Pbb provides €140m for German residential scheme

German bank pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a €140 million loan to local developer Gerchgroup to fund a land acquisition in Cologne, Germany.

Investec finances neighbouring site to Lord’s cricket ground

Investec Structured Property Finance has provided a £46 million (€52.3 million) financing facility to residential developer Westbourne Capital Partners.

Lloyds writes first green development loan

Lloyds Bank has signed the first development finance deal under its green lending initiative, providing a £39.9 million (€45.3 million) loan to BlackRock Real Estate.

Residential finance: The European opportunity

Continental European markets offer developers and lenders opportunities to back residential projects.

Residential Finance: The Spanish revival

Residential development in Spain is back, with banks again willing to provide finance and reckless lending a thing of the past. 

Residential finance: Capital housing in the UK

London’s luxury flats are out of favour with lenders, as they focus on what is deemed ‘affordable’ residential in the UK capital.

Pbb backs wealthy private investor with €112m loan

German bank Pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has financed a development in Munich’s city centre, with a €112 million loan provided to the Brecht-Bergen family.

Northern Ireland enlists CBRE to address debt shortage

The Northern Irish government has launched a £100 million (€111 million) fund to address the shortage of development finance.