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Equity Estate and Arzan Wealth acquire Quarter Offices

15-4, 2019

Hill Top 4, a joint venture of Equity Estate and Arzan Wealth, has acquired from HighBrook Investors the so-called Quarter Offices in Amsterdam.

The Quarter Offices portfolio comprises three high quality office buildings – Quarter Plaza, Quarter Podium and Quarter Avenue – with a total lettable floor area of approximately 26,150 sqm and 431 parking spaces. Large tenants such as Aon, DPA, Maandag and Robert Half International are located in Quarter Offices.

HighBrook Investors, together with the asset management organisation Equity Estate, acquired the three buildings in the past two and a half years in three separate transactions. After completing major renovations in all three building, the buildings were re-introduced to the market as high quality office buildings with high services and facilities under the brand name Quarter Offices where facilities between buildings are being shared. Since acquisition more than 22,000 sqm LFA of office space has been leased out, meaning that the overall portfolio occupancy has gone up from under 10% to 86%.

In this transaction Highbrook Investors was commercial advised by Cushman & Wakefield and Van Gool Elburg Vastgoedspecialisten, with Loyens & Loeff as their legal advisor. Hill Top 4 was legally advised by Van Doorne.

Equity Estate acquires industrial building in Krimpen aan de Lek

12-4, 2019

Equity Estate has further expanded the Propco portfolio by acquiring an industrial building with offices in Krimpen aan de Lek. The building consists of approximately 10,000 sqm of office and industrial space, and with 80 parking spaces on site.

The building, built in 2007, has been purchased from Harvest Vastgoed and is let to De Regt Cables. De Regt Cables develops and manufactures high-quality cables for among others the offshore industry and defence. Harvest Vastgoed recently extended the lease for 10 years.

The building, located at Zaag 2-4, is situated on industrial estate "De Zaag".

JLL advised Harvest Vastgoed on this transaction. Van Benthem & Keulen acted as legal adviser. Equity Estate is both asset manager and director of Propco BV.

GGD leases 1,300 sqm office space in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

7-3, 2019

HighBrook Investors has closed a long term lease agreement with GGD Hart voor Brabant for approx. 1,300 sqm office space in ’t Brabanthuis’, at Pettelaarpark 10 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

‘t Brabanthuis has been fully renovated into a modern office space. This building has an energy label A and has a total lettable floor area of approximately 3,500 sqm. There is approximately 874 sqm still available to lease. The building is located at the office park ‘Pettelaarpark’ in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, has good connections to public transport and is adjacent to the highway A2.

HighBrook Investors and Equity Estate were advised by Cushman & Wakefield (in a joined letting assignment with HRS Bedrijfsmakelaars). GGD was advised by HEVO and Tholen Real Estate. Equity Estate performs the asset management for this building.

Equity Estate and Witteveen+Bos signed a lease for BLAAK16 – Rotterdam

26-2, 2019

On behalf of Blue Horizon Investors, Equity Estate has signed a lease agreement with Witteveen+Bos for 1,517 sqm LFA on the 3rd floor for the office building BLAAK16 in Rotterdam. With this lease transaction, Equity Estate leased out the remaining vacancy in the BLAAK16 office building.

The building has been completely redeveloped into a state of the art, sustainable office building (BREEAM Excellent and WELL Gold). The renovation of the office building was completed in 2017. The multi-tenant office building measures approx. 14,375 sqm over 11 stories. On the top floor there is a terrace with a splendid view over the Rotterdam Skyline. The parking garage offers over 150 parking spaces.

In this transaction, Blue Horizon Investors and Equity Estate was advised by BRiQ Real Estate (in a joining letting assignment with CBRE). Witteveen+Bos was advised by Schoeman Consultants.

Bruegel appoints Equity Estate as asset manager for the Stadhouderslaan 900 in Zoeterwoude

1-2, 2019

Bruegel Property Company Ltd, an investment vehicle arranged by 90North Real Estate Partners LLP and Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Ltd from the Middle East, has appointed Equity Estate as the asset manager for the office building Stadhouderslaan 900 in Zoeterwoude. The building is fully let to Siemens Nederland NV. Arzan Wealth and 90North acquired the Stadhouderslaan 900 back in June 2015. The building was completed in 2014 and has an energy label A.

The office building measures approx. 9,366 sqm and offers 252 parking spaces in the underlying parking garage.

HighBrook Investors acquires Stadhouderskade 85 in Amsterdam

17-1, 2019

In an off-market transaction, HighBrook Investors acquired the Stadhouderskade 85 in Amsterdam from a private investor.

The multi-tenant office building is located on a prominent location in the city centre of Amsterdam. The lettable floor area is approximately 5,000 sqm divided over 8-storeys.

HighBrook Investors will undertake a significant building renovation in the coming months, to upgrade the building to a state of the art, high quality and sustainable office building.

DRS Makelaars, Loyens & Loeff and Savills advised HighBrook Investors on this transaction. Equity Estate will perform the asset management.

Equity Estate divested Bankijkerweg in Rijnsburg

3-1, 2019

Just before year end 2018 Equity Estate sold the warehouse in Rijnsburg, Bankijkerweg to Heemskerk Group. The building was in the Propco portfolio as of 2016, which portfolio now consists of 5 industrial/logistic buildings spread over the Netherlands. The intention is to grow the Propco portfolio further in 2019, with industrial and logistic buildings with long-term leases on strong locations.

Heemskerk Fresh & Easy, a company in handling and treatment of fruit and vegetables, is the neighbour and was in need of extra warehouse space. Heemskerk will make the warehouse suitable for food handling and will use the building for their own business.

HighBrook Investors and Equity Estate divested Blaak 333 to Egeria Real Estate development

19-12, 2018

Blaak 333 is a 17-storey office building with over 15,000 sqm LFA, on a parcel of 1,800 sqm, located in the CBD, close to the Rotterdam retail district and the major public transport hubs. The building has development or conversion potential.

HighBrook and Equity Estate bought the building approximately one year ago. Since then various conversations with the municipality took place and plans were made for a conversion.

Buyer Egeria Real Estate Development is specialist in complex inner city developments and conversions. Conversion of office buildings to residential is something Egeria has a great track record on. Egeria keeps a keen eye on public interest, in cooperation with the municipality, and creates strong living areas.

In this divestment process, HighBrook Investors and Equity Estate were advised by BNP Paribas Real Estate.

Equity Estate acquires logistic building in Apeldoorn

19-12, 2018

Equity Estate has further expanded the Propco portfolio by acquiring a logistic building with offices, located at IJsseldijk 29 in Apeldoorn.

Part of the building is currently under construction, the existing part is built in 2008. The total size amounts to approx. 17,500 sqm of warehouse and approx. 750 sqm of offices. Aan de Stegge Twello has started the construction and completion is expected in May 2019. The entire building is let to SILS, a logistics provider, based on a long-term lease.

The property is located on business park “Ecofactorij”, directly adjacent to the A1 and A50 motorways. Other companies located on Ecofactorij are for example Royal Reesink, GVT, Sandd, Wasco and VDL.

After the acquisition of five industrial/logistic buildings, in Dordrecht, Rijnsburg, Beuningen, Moordrecht and Amsterdam, this is the sixth industrial/logistics acquisition in 24 months’ time. The intention is to grow the Propco portfolio further in 2019, with industrial and logistics buildings with long-term leases on strong locations.

JLL advised seller in the deal. Equity Estate was represented by Shamrock Vastgoed BV.

HighBrook quickly fills up ‘QUARTER OFFICES’ portfolio in Amsterdam

27-11, 2018

HighBrook Investors has signed 15 new lease agreements for Quarter Offices over the last 6 months totalling 21,000 square meters. HighBrook acquired the three Quarter Offices buildings between December 2016 and April 2017 and re-introduced the properties to the market earlier this year after completing major renovations at each building. Since then, the leasing activity has been robust and the overall portfolio occupancy has gone up from 8% to almost 90%. New tenants include major companies such as AON, Maandag, Calco Group and Robert Half International.

HighBrook Investors’ approach to Quarter Offices is based on an extensive Asset Management plan that adds value to the properties through revitalisation, modern workplace concepts, integrated hard (technical) and soft (hospitality) property management & facility services managed by D&B The Facility Group and JLL, as well as a pro-active marketing and leasing strategy. Equity Estate is the overall asset manager for all three Quarter Offices and advised HighBrook Investors on all leasing transactions, together with the real estate advisors Cushman & Wakefield, JLL, Van Gool Elburg and Savills. 

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Equity Estate and Arzan Wealth acquire Quarter Offices

15-4, 2019

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Equity Estate acquires industrial building in Krimpen aan de Lek

12-4, 2019

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GGD leases 1,300 sqm office space in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

7-3, 2019

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Equity Estate and Witteveen+Bos signed a lease for BLAAK16 – Rotterdam

26-2, 2019

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Bruegel appoints Equity Estate as asset manager for the Stadhouderslaan 900 in Zoeterwoude

1-2, 2019

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Equity Estate and Arzan Wealth acquire Quarter Offices

15-4, 2019

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Equity Estate acquires industrial building in Krimpen aan de Lek

12-4, 2019

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GGD leases 1,300 sqm office space in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

7-3, 2019

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Equity Estate and Witteveen+Bos signed a lease for BLAAK16 – Rotterdam

26-2, 2019

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Bruegel appoints Equity Estate as asset manager for the Stadhouderslaan 900 in Zoeterwoude

1-2, 2019

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HighBrook Investors acquires Stadhouderskade 85 in Amsterdam

17-1, 2019

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Equity Estate divested Bankijkerweg in Rijnsburg

3-1, 2019

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Equity Estate acquires logistic building in Apeldoorn

19-12, 2018

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HighBrook Investors and Equity Estate divested Blaak 333 to Egeria Real Estate development

19-12, 2018

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HighBrook quickly fills up ‘QUARTER OFFICES’ portfolio in Amsterdam

27-11, 2018

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Vacature Account Manager

26-11, 2018

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Blaak16 in Rotterdam first building in The Netherlands with a WELL Gold Certificate

23-11, 2018

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Equity Estate sells Lipariweg 6 in Amsterdam to Gramercy

6-11, 2018

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HighBrook divests Parktoren in Amstelveen

1-11, 2018

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‘Met deze metamorfose blazen we nieuw leven in historisch Pand Noord’

12-10, 2018

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Equity Estate has divested a 16,500 sqm logistics building in Schiphol-Rijk

5-10, 2018

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Regus signs lease in Le Mirage in Utrecht

4-10, 2018

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Blaak 16 in Rotterdam obtains BREEAM Excellent certification

4-10, 2018

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Vacature Junior Asset Manager

3-10, 2018

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Vacature Asset Manager bij Equity Estate

3-10, 2018

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Equity Estate successfully divests 6 German properties to M7 Real Estate

3-9, 2018

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Equity Estate appoints Birgitta Padberg as Managing Director Groot Handelsgebouw

12-8, 2018

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SIGI signs lease for 3,000 sqm office space in Luxembourg

12-7, 2018

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Santander Consumer Finance Benelux signs lease in Le Mirage in Utrecht

10-7, 2018

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Equity Estate signs 10-year lease with Jugendhilfezentrum Johannesstift (Germany)

10-7, 2018

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Joris Bal joins Equity Estate

27-6, 2018

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Maandag® Interim Professionals chooses Quarter Plaza

8-6, 2018

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HighBrook Investors opens ‘Quarter Offices’ in Amsterdam

31-5, 2018

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Highbrook Investors acquires Le Mirage in Utrecht

11-4, 2018

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BLUE HORIZON INVESTORS acquires BLAAK16 in Rotterdam

26-3, 2018

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Five new lease agreements signed in ‘Quarter Plaza’

21-2, 2018

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Partners Group and Equity Estate recapitalize the Queristics Investment portfolio

22-1, 2018

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Three new lease agreements in Quarter Podium Amsterdam Sloterdijk

18-1, 2018

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HighBrook Investors divests three office buildings

15-1, 2018

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HighBrook sells office building in Groningen to a private investor

12-1, 2018

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Equity Estate acquires warehouse building in Moordrecht

18-12, 2017

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HighBrook Investors extends lease agreement Mercurius Offices Almere

7-11, 2017

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Hill Top 3 acquires NWO building in The Hague

1-11, 2017

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HighBrook Investors acquires Blaak 333 in Rotterdam

11-10, 2017

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Bert van den Hoek joins the Supervisory Board of Equity Estate

9-10, 2017

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Four new lease agreements in ‘Scheepvaarthuis’ Groningen

9-10, 2017

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Real Estate Management: from letter-box company to ‘substance of form’

29-9, 2017

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Propco acquires logistics building in Amsterdam from DHG

19-7, 2017

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AB Alternative Fund acquires "De President" in Hoofddorp

3-7, 2017

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HighBrook Investors divests office building in The Hague

12-6, 2017

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Equity Estate Corporate Services appointed by Merkspace to start Dutch activities

29-5, 2017

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HighBrook Investors and Equity Estate Acquire office building ‘Spectrum’ in Amsterdam

8-5, 2017

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Propco expands portfolio with DIY-store in Beuningen

10-4, 2017

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HighBrook Investors acquires office building ‘Parktoren’ in Amstelveen

5-4, 2017

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Equity Estate divests warehouse building in Enschede, the Netherlands

17-3, 2017

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Equity Estate appoints Rob de Groot as Director Management Services

6-3, 2017

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Equity Estate and Kyocera prolong lease in Zaventem (Belgium)

2-3, 2017

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Equity Estate and Otto Harrassowitz prolong lease of 7,500 m² in Wiesbaden (Germany)

19-12, 2016

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Equity Estate advises HighBrook on the acquisition of 10 Dutch office properties from Hanzevast

19-12, 2016

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Equity Estate advises Highbrook Investors on the acquisition of “De West” in Amsterdam and Laan van Vredenoord in Rijswijk from Internos

16-12, 2016

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Equity Estate acquires industrial building in Rijnsburg

8-12, 2016

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Deutsche Bank refinances two logistic assets

15-8, 2016

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Equity Estate acquires industrial building of VAF Instruments

6-6, 2016

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Equity Estate divests an office building in Gent, Belgium

12-4, 2016

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Equity Estate succesfully divests six buildings in Belgium

11-4, 2016

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MCAP Global Finance acquires headquarter USG People in Almere

6-4, 2016

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Equity Estate launches new website

6-4, 2016

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Equity Estate divests two office buildings in Belgium

2-3, 2016

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Equity Estate renews lease with Winkler Logistik in Kassel, Germany

14-2, 2016

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MCAP Global Finance acquires Zuidtoren in Hoofddorp

4-2, 2016

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MCAP Global Finance acquires two buildings in Delft and Den Haag

4-2, 2016

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Equity Estate leases over 25,000 m² in Oss, The Netherlands

31-1, 2016

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Equity Estate divests two logistic buildings in Belgium

23-12, 2015

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Two new leases in Wiesbaden, Germany

1-1, 2015

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