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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.

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.

Emerging trends: Debt tap remains on

Real estate professionals across Europe expect debt to remain liquid into 2018, amid a riskier market, reports Doug Morrison

Lenders can help make housing more affordable

When it comes to financing residential, it would be wise to choose schemes local people can afford to live in.

Octopus funds London portfolio deal – Exclusive

Niche UK lender Octopus Property has provided a £31.3 million short-term loan to fund the purchase of a London office portfolio ahead of its conversion into apartments.

Man GPM eyes UK residential market

Alternative debt provider Man Global Private Markets is working on plans to enter the UK residential market. The global private markets business of Man Group, which launched last year after the acquisition of property investment manager Aalto Invest, has so far financed residential assets in the US market and in Ireland and is now considering […]

Citi’s LendInvest loan marks a new route into property lending

In backing niche debt provider LendInvest’s drive into the UK buy-to-let residential mortgage market, Citi has demonstrated the potential for an investment bank to access property lending via fintech.

Kennedy Wilson refinances Dublin scheme with €45m loan

US investor Kennedy Wilson and its equity partner Fairfax have sourced a €45 million debt package to refinance the existing development loan on the second phase of the Clancy Quay residential scheme in Dublin.