Equity Estate is a predictable and professional partner and keeps to agreements made.

Ben Vos, CFO, Vos Logistics, Netherlands

History Equity Estate

Equity Estate has succesfully acquired the first acquisition for its partner Hill Top, an office building in The Hague, Laan van Nieuw-Oost-Indië 300-334.

2018 - Present

Partners Group and Equity Estate recapitalize the Queristics Investment Portfolio.

2018

Equity Estate has succesfully acquired the first acquisition for its partner Blue Horizon Investors, the office building Blaak16 in Rotterdam.

2018 - Present

In 2016 Equity Estate acquired the first acquisition of HighBrook Investors in The Netherlands. Since then, HighBrook Investors has invested over $1 billion in equity capital. Below an overview of the buildings which Equity Estate acquired on behalf of HighBrook Investors.

  • December 2016, Amsterdam, Quarter Plaza
  • December 2016, Rijswijk, Vredenoord
  • April 2017, Amstelveen, Parktoren
  • May 2017, Amsterdam, Quarter Podium
  • October 2017, Rotterdam, Blaak 333
  • April 2018, Utrecht, Le Mirage

2016 - Present

In 2016 Equity Estate launched a new venture named Propco. Since then five buildings were acquired with a total investment of € 30 million.

  • June 2016 Propco acquired Vierlinghstraat in Dordrecht, the investment amounted to approx. € 4.7 million;
  • December 2016 Propco acquired Bankijkerweg in Rijnsburg, the investment amounted to approx. € 5.8 million;
  • March 2017 Propco acquired Claudiuslaan 62, in Beuningen, the investment amounted to approx. € 5.5 million;
  • July 2017 Propco acquired their Galwin 2 in Amsterdam, the investment amounted to approx. € 10.0 million;
  • December 2017 Propco acquired Zuidbaan 525-527 in Moordrecht, the investment amounted to approx. € 4.2 million.

Propco’s target size is an investment of approx. EUR 50 million, consisting of a portfolio of strong buildings in the Netherlands with long leases and good covenants.

2016 - Present

Equity Estate has successfully secured refinancing for two logistic assets through a new loan provided by Deutsche Bank. It concerns two single tenant logistic properties located at Schiphol-Rijk and Amsterdam Westpoort (Koolhovenlaan 35-45 and Lipariweg 6). The two properties are held separately in 2 Dutch SPV’s, owned through a joined venture with Arab Bank

 

2016

Equity Estate sources four office investments for MCAP Global Finance and performed the complete due diligence and negotiations until closing. The four buildings were acquired in three transactions and the investment amounted to over € 83 million.

  • Hoofddorp, Zuidtoren, acquired from a Dutch institutional investor
  • Almere, USG headquarters, acquired from an Italian fund
  • Delft and Den Haag, acquired from a Dutch development company

2016

Launch of AB Alternative Fund SICAV-SIF, a new fund initiated by Arab Bank, expected to start investing in Germany and Benelux as from 2016 onwards and absorbing some assets from one of the earlier joint ventures with Arab Bank.

2015 - Present

Equity Estate divests several office and industrial buildings in Belgium from the AB CPFM Europroperty Fund Group:

  • Rue de la Science, Brussels sold to a private investor
  • Rue Royale, Brussels sold to Municipality of Brussels
  • St Niklaasstraat, Gent sold to University of Leuven
  • Hoge Wei, Zaventem sold to a local private investor
  • Rue Belliard 4-6 and Rue Belliard 15-17, Brussels sold to a local private investor/developer
  • Rue Royale, Brussels and Dreve Richelle, Waterloo, sold to an institutional investor

2014 - 2015

Equity Estate leases almost 90,000 m² to new tenants and prolongations with existing tenants. Several debt facilities are renewed.

2013

Equity Estate renews and prolongs debt facilities and leases over 90,000 m² to new tenants and prolongations with existing tenants.

2011

Equity Estate leases over 40,000 m² to new tenants.

2009

Equity Estate acquires two warehouses in Belgium (Meer and Oevel) let to Vos Logistics, for the Equity Estate Europroperty Fund, totalling over 25,000 m². 

2007

Equity Estate launches a second joint venture with Arab Bank. Equity Estate participates for 5% in this joint venture. Acquisitions amounting to € 101 million in Belgium, Germany, and The Netherlands were made, focussing on logistics and offices. Investments were acquired in the period 2006 – 2008.

2006 - Present

Equity Estate creates a joint venture with Kuwait Finance House KSC, named Queristics Investment Group. For this investor an Islamic Capital type of product has been created (a Sharia Compliant non-listed real estate vehicle). There is a sponsor commitment of € 70 million with an option for an additional € 30 million. 

Equity Estate participates for 5% in the joint venture. The first acquisitions, real estate situated in Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands, amounted to more than € 55 million. Early 2010 a newly developed office building was acquired increasing the investment volume to € 74 million.

2004 - Present

Equity Estate acquires a retail portfolio situated in Germany owned by VastNed Retail Germany, comprising 23 properties, and with an investment value of almost € 200 million, on behalf of Züblin Immobilien Holding AG. Equity Estate acts on behalf of Züblin Immobilien Holding AG in several other acquisitions and sales.

2004

Equity Estate creates a joint venture with Arab Bank, in which Equity Estate economically participates for 7.5%, named AB CPFM Europroperty Fund Group. Total sponsor commitment amounts to € 50 million. The first joint venture, gross invested asset value € 132 million, has/had real estate in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands. Investments were acquired in the period 2003 – 2006.

2003 - Present

Equity Estate is appointed as the manager of Sarakreek Holding NV, a Dutch listed real estate company (work-out assignment). Enrico van Erkelens is appointed as the CEO of the listed company Sarakreek Holding NV. Ultimo 2003 the only asset of the listed company, L’Enfant Plaza in Washington DC, USA, with an investment value of more than USD 230 million, was divested. Finally, in 2005 Equity Estate liquidated the company in close consultation with the regulatory bodies and main shareholder after the completion of a public bid for the shares of Sarakreek Holding NV.

2000

Equity Estate is mandated by Züblin Immobilien Holding AG for the management and completion of a public bid on the shares of the listed real estate company European City Estates NV, including the coordination of the financial, commercial and technical property due diligence. Enrico van Erkelens is appointed as the CEO of European City Estates NV until delisting.

2000

Züblin Immobilien Holding AG mandates Equity Estate for the asset management of their International portfolio. After several acquisitions the portfolio comprised of almost 70 properties situated in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands, amounting to over € 700 million of Asset Under Management. 

1999

Equity Estate creates a new joint venture, in which Equity Estate economically participates for 50%. This joint venture acquired and (re)developed the European Distribution Centre for Mexx, the clothing company in Voorschoten, amounting to over 20,000 m². In mid-2002 Equity Estate divests the building to ABN AMRO Bouwfonds Vastgoedfonds VII Distrifonds II Nederland CV.

1999

Equity Estate acquires the office building of over 40,000 m², called ‘The Book’, located on Teleport, Amsterdam along the A10, let to the Dutch tax authorities. 

Later that year ‘The Book’ was sold to the listed company Schroders European Property Fund NV, since then renamed into Eurocommercial Properties NV. The investment value amounted to approximately € 84 million.

1998

Equity Estate founded by Enrico van Erkelens, Leon Vié and Jolande Lansink

1997