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CBRE Global Investors Buys Logistics Warehouse in Portugal

Madrid, 08/07/16 – CBRE Global Investors has bought a 36,600 sqm logistics warehouse in Setúbal, Portugal, through a sale-leaseback operation with Decathlon, on behalf of its CBRE European Industrial Fund (EIF).

The acquisition falls in line with CBRE Global Investors’ strategy to invest in prime logistics properties across Europe, creating a leading investment portfolio of logistics hubs let to top tier tenants

The warehouse was built in 2012 to the highest standards and the most rigorous technical requirements. This is a best-in-class asset that meets the high quality requirements of the current tenant, while maintaining flexibility to be reconfigured for single or multiple occupier use in the future.

It is strategically located in the greater Lisbon area, in a preeminent industrial and logistics area. It is close to Setubal’s harbour and to the railway network, with direct road connections to north and south of Portugal and to Spain.

The current scheme is divided into 33,200 sqm of warehouses and 3,500 sqm of retail. The premises are exclusively occupied by Decathlon and house the company’s distribution centre for Portugal.

Pierre-David Baylac, Fund Manager of EIF, CBRE Global Investors commented; “We are pleased to have increased EIF’s presence in Portugal. The Grade A asset which is divisible as well as having an extension capacity, is let to a strong tenant and is ideally located. It fits well within our strategy and we believe it will deliver out performance over the long term.”

José Antonio Martín Borregón, Managing Director de CBRE Global Investors Spain and Portugal adds: “The acquisition of this logistics warehouse confirms the interest and confidence by CBRE GIobal Investors to consolidate its already long track record of investments in Portugal. With our strong team on the ground, we continue to source further investment opportunities for our clients ".

With this acquisition, CBRE Global Investors increases its logistics portfolio in the Iberian Peninsula to 29 assets under management, exceeding 600,000 sqm. In addition, the firm is currently sourcing further investment opportunities to increase its logistics portfolio as part of its strategy for 2016.

Recently CBRE Global Investors, on behalf of EIF, acquired an XL asset in Miralcampo (Azuqueca de Henares), close to Madrid.

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About CBRE Global Investors

CBRE Global Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $89.7 billion in assets under management* as of March 31, 2016. The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.

CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world’s premier, full-service commercial real estate services and investment firm for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group, Inc. has more than 70,000 employees in more than 400 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. For more information about CBRE Global Investors, please visit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com.
*Assets under management (AUM) refers to the fair market value of real estate-related assets with respect to which CBRE Global Investors provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice, and which generally consist of investments in real estate; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real estate-related loans. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Global Investors’ presence in the global real estate market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers