Savills IM sells logistics complex in Sweden on behalf of German club deal special fund

Savills IM has sold a three-property logistics complex in Torsvik near Jönköping, Sweden, on behalf of its Nordic Logistics Fund.


Savills IM buys 57,000 sq m logistics platform in Marseille

Savills IM has acquired for an undisclosed sum a logistics platform in the Marseille region on behalf of its European Logistics Fund 2 (ELF 2) in an off-market transaction. 


Savills IM extends Vestas partnership with launch of discretionary logistics fund

Savills IM has launched a pan-European logistics investment fund in partnership with Vestas IM, one of the first 'blind' pooled funds to be raised soley from Korean institutional investors.


Savills IM identifies real estate opportunities resulting from the secular shift in capital markets

CBD offices, supermarkets and food-anchored retail parks as well as logistics assets in key locations across Europe will present attractive investment opportunities in 2021. 


Savills IM European Logistics Fund 2 now fully invested with purchase of EUR 32.5m Netherlands asset

Savills iM has purchased a logistics building in Venray, the Netherlands, on behalf of its European Logistics Fund 2 (ELF 2), meaning ELF 2 is now fully invested at EUR 900 million.


Savills IM acquires DSV distribution centre in Tholen, the Netherlands

Savills IM has acquired a brand new Grade A logistics facility in the Netherlands on behalf of Vestas IM and their Korean institutional investors, which was developed by and leased back to DSV.


Savills IM and Panattoni commence London net zero carbon logistics development

Savills IM, working with Panattoni as development manager, has commissioned a new net zero carbon logistics/warehouse development at its Belvedere Wharf site in Bexley, southeast London.


Savills IM awarded at 10th annual CEE Investment & Manufacturing Awards

Savills IM was recognised in October’s 10th annual CEE Investment & Manufacturing Awards, organised by


Savills IM purchases logistics centre and secures lease on another in Italy

Savills IM has acquired an additional last-mile distribution centre in Brescia and secured a new lease on another Milan logistics asset on behalf of the ABAF European Real Estate – Italy fund.


Savills Investment Management announces launch of Japan Residential Fund II (JRF II)

Savills IM today announced the first close of its Japan Residential Fund II (JRF II) at USD 200 million (JPY 21.1 billion), with a global multimanager acting as cornerstone investor. 


Savills IM refinances two assets with one of Italy's first ever 'green' loans

Savills IM has refinanced two assets held within its managed European Commercial Fund (ECF) via one of the first ever ‘green’ loans to be issued in Italy. 


Savills IM completes the office refurbishment of the Fjord Building in Kings Cross

Savills IM has completed a full refurbishment of the Fjord Building in Kings Cross, central London, on behalf of a corporate pension fund client.


Savills IM appoints Amy Shah as global head of human resources

Savills IM has appointed Amy Shah as global head of human resources (HR), with overall responsibility for all HR activities, including the implementation of the firm's global HR strategy.


Savills IM appoints Emily Hamilton as head of ESG

Savills IM has appointed Emily Hamilton as head of environmental, social and governance, based in London, with responsibility for directing Savills IM's global sustainability strategy.


Savills IM acquires two Lisboa Park retail units from Bogaris for EUR 23 million

Savills IM has acquired two of three retail units comprising the newly built Lisboa Park retail centre in Lisbon for EUR 23 million from Bogaris.


Savills IM acquires distribution centres in Poland and the Netherlands

Savills IM has acquired a logistics property in Łódź, Poland, and two adjacent distribution centres in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, for a total of c. EUR 52 million.


Kajima and Savills IM launch strategic partnership with central Poland logistics park

Kajima Properties Europe and Savills IM have launched a new strategic partnership with the acquisition of Panattoni Europe's interest in the Łódź City VI logistics park in central Poland.


Reports of the demise of the office are exaggerated, says Savills IM

New research from Savills IM says that fears around offices no longer being needed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak are overblown, and investors should keep an eye out for pricing opportunities.


Savills IM takes over new logistics complex in Ansbach, Germany, from ECE on schedule

Despite coronavirus, Savills IM has taken over a DGNB ‘Gold’ certified logistics complex in Ansbach, Germany, from developer and seller ECE Projektmanagement on schedule.


MSCI Real Estate Conversations: Kiran Patel on COVID-19 and investment management

Kiran Patel, global CIO and deputy global CEO, Savills IM, joins Jay McNamara, MSCI's head of real estate, for a conversation on COVID-19 and real estate investment management.


Savills IM plans ESG fund launch

Harry de Ferry Foster sat down with Estates Gazette to discuss how Savills IM is increasing its ESG focus, particularly in new green industries.


Podcast: the impact of COVID-19 on the UK real estate market

In an HSBC Private Banking podcast, Harry de Ferry Foster, head of UK and Charities Property Fund director, Savills IM, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the UK real estate market.


Savills Impacts 2020, featuring Alex Jeffrey on global investment strategies

As part of this year's Savills Impacts report, Alex Jeffrey, global chief executive, Savills IM, discusses global investment strategies.


Savills IM Global Corporate Responsibility Commitment 2020

As part of our Corporate Responsibility Commitment 2020, over the past month our offices have come together to support a variety of charitable initiatives providing crucial COVID-19 relief.


Savills IM acquires Leroy Merlin, Piątek, Łódź, Poland, for c. EUR 71m from Invesco Real Estate

We have completed the acquisition of a logistics unit leased to Leroy Merlin in Piatek, Poland, from Invesco Real Estate on behalf of Korean institutional investors managed by Vestas IM.


‘Green’ leases seen to be universal by 2026, Savills IM research shows

Research in our latest sustainability report shows that institutional investors expect 'green' lease clauses to be universally implemented in the real estate industry before the end of the decade.


Savills IM Annual Sustainability Report 2019

This year’s Savills IM Annual Sustainability Report details our sustainability goals and the progress we made towards them in 2019.


PERE Investor Perspectives 2020, in collaboration with Savills IM

We are pleased to release a special report focusing on investor perspectives in 2020, produced in association with PERE.


Hines acquires prime consented office scheme in London's Covent Garden from Savills IM

Hines, the international real estate firm, has secured the purchase of Grain House on Drury Lane in the heart of Covent Garden from corporate pension fund clients of Savills Investment Management.


PERE Europe roundtable 2020: finding opportunities in times of scarcity

Participants in PERE's Europe roundtable, featuring Kiran Patel, global CIO and deputy global CEO, Savills IM, consider the best method to deploy capital in an expensive and undersupplied market.


Savills IM acquires DSV’s global headquarters and logistics assets

Savills IM has acquired the global HQ and logistics assets of DSV, the leading Danish transport company, on behalf of Vestas IM and their Korean institutional investors. 


Podcast: is impact investing reshaping the real estate landscape?

Lucy Winterburn, Savills IM; Alex Moss, Real Estate Research Centre at Cass Business School; and Simon Hope, Savills; join Guy Ruddle to discuss how impact investment is reshaping real estate.


Dougie Crichton appointed head of asset management, Malaysia

Savills Malaysia, as part of the Cooperation Agreement between Savills Malaysia and Savills Investment Management, has appointed Dougie Crichton as head of asset management, Malaysia.


Panattoni has sold Savills IM a distribution centre near Wrocław

Savills IM has acquired an A-class distribution centre near Wrocław, Poland, built by Panattoni in 2019, for its pan-European Savills IM European Logistics Fund 3.


Savills Investment Management transacts EUR 3.5bn in 2019 following continued push into European logistics

Savills IM transacted EUR 3.5bn globally in 2019, including c. EUR 3.0bn in Europe as well as c. 500mn in Asia.


Savills IM acquires Grade A office building in Munich for insurance club deal from Catalyst Capital

Savills IM has acquired an office property in an attractive district of Munich for its club deal special fund Savills IM Real Invest 1.


Savills IM acquires further prime Paris logistics property from Barings

Savills IM has acquired a newly constructed prime Grade A distribution centre in Greater Paris for EUR 83.8mn on behalf of its ELF 3 fund.