Charter Hall Direct triumphs at CoreData SMSF Awards

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Charter Hall’s Direct property business has been awarded the Best Commercial Property Fund Manager by SMSF members at the prestigious CoreData Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) Service Provider Awards. The SMSF Awards are designed to recognise the best service providers as rated by SMSF trustees and SMSF-advising financial planners and accountants. Andrew Inwood, Principal of CoreData […]

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Charter Hall increases industrial portfolio by $700 million to $3.5 billion

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Charter Hall has continued the growth in its industrial platform by acquiring circa $700 million in industrial assets since 1 July 2015. The industrial and logistics sector has been a key focus for the Group over the past three years given the sectors strong property fundamentals with the Group’s total industrial and logistics funds under […]

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Charter Hall’s DOF secures sale of Pacific Highway site

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The Charter Hall Direct Office Fund (DOF) yesterday announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of 500-520 Pacific Highway, St Leonards in Sydney for $150 million. DOF’s office asset, 504 Pacific Highway, is located on the site, entitling the fund to approximately 80% of the sale price, which is significantly above book […]

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Western Australia continues to outperform for direct property investment

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Charter Hall says recent results from Investment Property Databank (IPD) – showing that Western Australia continued to provide the strongest returns for direct property over the year to September 2013 – reinforces the appeal of its latest property syndicate, WorkZone in Perth CBD. Head of Charter Hall’s direct property division, Richard Stacker, said that while […]

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Charter Hall’s DIF2 acquires new $12.5m industrial facility

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Charter Hall’s Direct Industrial Fund No.2 (DIF2) has acquired a new $12.5 million industrial facility in Gracemere Industry Park, Rockhampton reflecting an initial yield of 8.5%. The property will be developed by the Gibb Group, who will construct a generic 6,994 square metre logistics facility within the Gracemere Industry Park that will incorporate administration offices […]

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Advisers, investors and investment platforms demonstrate strong appetite for prime industrial property

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More than a year ahead of schedule Charter Hall Direct Property today announced that its Direct Industrial Fund No.2 (DIF2) has successfully closed oversubscribed raising $135 million within ten months of launch. DIF2 was launched in December 2012 in direct response to demand from investors, self managed super funds (SMSFs) and financial advisers for a second vehicle providing […]

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Reallocation of cash to direct property expected in 2013

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  Charter Hall is expecting improved equity inflows from retail investors as cash and term deposits are reallocated toward higher income yielding investments such as direct property in 2013. Direct property provides both stable income yields and the potential for capital growth. Unlisted direct property is expected to be a popular alternative for investors searching […]

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Investor and SMSF interest in Direct Property continues to strengthen with forecast upswing in property cycle.

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Growth expected for retail property sector with retail rents increasing and retail sales likely to grow with improved labour market Charter Hall launches new retail property fund with 8.0 cpu initial yield Demand from investors for unlisted property is expected to increase in 2011 as the property sector is likely to provide higher than historical […]

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More than 50% of investors intend returning to commercial property investment, says Charter Hall survey

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Most investors intend to increase their exposures to listed and unlisted property over the next year, and will invest sizable sums, according to the findings of a new Charter Hall Group (ASX: CHC) Investor Forum survey. In a sign of renewed confidence in the sector following the GFC, the survey of nearly 400 Self Managed […]

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Charter Hall Direct Property appoints Brendan Cannon as Key Account Manager for WA and QLD

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Charter Hall Direct Property has appointed Brendan Cannon as its Key Account Manager for Western Australia and Queensland; two of the business’ growth markets. In his new role, Mr Cannon is the primary contact for financial advisers in Western Australia and Queensland where he will be responsible for communicating the business’ offering in these markets […]

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