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Latest news and updates from IOAM

10 / 05 / 2019

IOAM Sells £140m industrial portfolio

IOAM, the UK industrial investment manager, has sold the final 32 multi-let industrial estates within its ‘IO2’ vehicle to Westbrook Partners for £140m. The...

18 / 06 / 2018

IO Asset Management buys £27.3m of industrials for Tesco Pension Fund

IO Asset Management has bought six multi-let industrial estates on behalf of Tesco Pension Fund (TPF) for a total of £27.3m. The estates comprise...

04 / 12 / 2017

IO launches new mandate and kicks off with triple purchase

IO has launched a new industrial property vehicle in conjunction with a Hong Kong based Family Office, seeded with the acquisition of three multi-let...

01 / 12 / 2017

Bradford Estates portfolio reaches 100% occupancy

Following a letting at the Walton Industrial Estate, Staffordshire to Back to Back Gymnastics the Bradford Estates’ BIO portfolio is now 100% occupied. Since...

16 / 11 / 2017

IO Asset Management buys industrial assets for Hong Kong investor

The specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, IO Asset Management, has purchased five sites on behalf of a Hong Kong Family private investor for...

04 / 09 / 2017

IO launches a new £60m segregated mandate for Tesco Pension Fund

IO, the specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, announces the launch of a new multi-let industrial property segregated mandate, with Tesco Pension Fund (TPF)....

19 / 06 / 2017

IO Acquires Chantry Industrial Estate, Minworth and Hortonwood 7, Telford

IO, the specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, have acquired two further assets in conjunction with a Hong Kong Family Office. The individual assets...

10 / 10 / 2016

IO concludes over Quarter of million sq ft of lettings

IO, the specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, has concluded 275,000 sq ft of lettings in the £120 million IO Investment 2 LLP industrial...

12 / 01 / 2016

IO Acquire Riga Wharf Industrial Estate, Gloucester

IO has acquired Riga Wharf Industrial Estate, Gloucester for £2.3m from The Canal & Rivers Trust, marking the latest acquisition of its UK Multi-let...

03 / 01 / 2016

IO and Bradford Estates launch new industrial property vehicle

IO has launched a new multi-let industrial property income vehicle, Bradford IO (BIO), with the initial backing of the Earl of Bradford’s Bradford Estates...

02 / 01 / 2016

IO acquires Adlington Court Industrial Estate, Warrington

IO has completed the purchase of Adlington Court Industrial Estate in Warrington. The estate conforms to the IO business strategy, and compliments the existing...

01 / 01 / 2016

IO snaps up industrial portfolio

Industrial estate manager IO has bought a portfolio of assets from MStar, a joint venture between Starwood Capital and M7, for £76m. The portfolio...

12 / 01 / 2015

IO sells Lion portfolio for £27 million

IO, the specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, has sold the Lion portfolio of multi-let industrial estates, held in a joint venture with Grosvenor,...

10 / 01 / 2015

IO acquires £34.9m of assets for £120m industrial property vehicle

IO, the specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, has kicked off the investment programme for its new £120m UK industrial property joint venture by...

09 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Horcott Industrial Estate, Fairford

IO has acquired Horcott Industrial Estate, Fairford for £3.525m for its £120m UK Industrial joint venture. The transaction reflects a net initial yield of...

09 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Whiffler Road Industrial Estate, Norwich

IO, the specialist manager of multi-let industrial estates, has acquired Whiffler Road Industrial Estate, Norwich for £2.625m for its £120m UK Industrial joint venture....

09 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Blocks 6, 7 & 9 Delta Drive, Tewkesbury

IO has acquired Blocks 6, 7 & 9 Delta Drive Industrial Estate for £4.715m, reflecting a net initial yield of 7.77% and a reversionary...

08 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Units 24-27 Techno Trading Estate, Swindon

IO, the leading manager of multi let industrial estates, has acquired Units 24-27 Techno Trading Estate, Swindon as part of its £120m UK Industrial...

08 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires The Hollands Centre, Haverhill

IO has completed the purchase of The Holland Centre, Haverhill for £3.015m in its latest acquisition for its £120m UK Industrial joint venture. The...

07 / 01 / 2015

IO, Grosvenor and Quilvest close £120m industrial property vehicle

IO, the leading manager of multi-let industrial estates, has closed a multi-let industrial property investment vehicle with the backing of Grosvenor, the privately owned...

06 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Units 1-4 Maple Leaf Industrial Estate, Walsall

Following on from its earlier acquisition of Units 5-19 Maple Leaf Industrial Estate, Walsall, IO has completed the acquisition of Units 1-4 Maple Leaf...

06 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Thorpe View, Banbury and Units 1-3, Argents Mere & 1-3 Hambridge Lane, Newbury

IO has completed the purchase of both Thorpe View, Banbury and Units 1-3, Argents Mere & 1-3 Hambridge Lane, Newbury, which form the latest...

06 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Units 5-19 Maple Leaf Industrial Estate, Walsall

IO has completed the second acquisition in its new £120m UK Industrial joint venture by acquiring Units 5-19 Maple Leaf Industrial Estate, Walsall for...

05 / 01 / 2015

IO Acquires Glencairn Industrial Estate, Kilmarnock

IO has kicked off the investment programme for its new £120m UK industrial joint venture by acquiring Glencairn Industrial Estate, Kilmarnock for £7.075m. The...

12 / 01 / 2014

IO acquires Pipers Lane Industrial Estate, Thatcham

Pipers Lane Industrial Estate is IO’s final acquisition as part of its IO1 Joint Venture with Grosvenor. The estate was acquired for approximately £1.1m...

12 / 01 / 2014

IO acquires Carters Yard, Milton Keynes

Carters Yard is an estate with 24 business and distribution units, which appeal to a range of tenants. IO’s ability to offer multiple tenure...

10 / 01 / 2014

IO acquires Blake Mill Business Park, Bridgewater

Blake Mill Business Park comprises of 23 light industrial units with an Average Weighted Lease Length to Expiry of 4.5 years. The estate, which...

08 / 01 / 2014

IO acquires Basepoint Business Centre, Swindon

Basepoint Business Centre was acquired for £1.4m at a NIY of 8.0% and just under 20% vacancy. IO forecasts its latest acquisition will deliver...

06 / 01 / 2014

IO acquires The IO Centre, Glasgow

The IO Centre, completed in 2003 by IO, is a well-located and modern estate that offers tenants excellent facilities. IO is confident its active...

05 / 01 / 2014

IO acquires Cranford Court, Warrington

IO has completed its acquisition of Cranford Court, Warrington at a cost of £1.1m, representing a NIY of 8.0%. The well-configured six unit estate...

03 / 01 / 2014

Minster Court refurbishment completed

Minster Court’s refurbishment has been completed.

12 / 01 / 2013

IO acquires Armstrong Industrial Estate, Washington

IO has acquired Armstrong Industrial Estate in Washington. This is IO’s most recent purchase making their portfolio a total of 9 estates across the...

12 / 01 / 2013

IO completes Hovefields Industrial Estate refurbishment

IO has completed its refurbishment work on Hovefields Industrial Estate, Basildon.

11 / 01 / 2013

IO acquires Connect 10 Industrial Estate, Ashford, Kent

IO has completed the purchase of Ashford Business Park in Kent.

11 / 01 / 2013

IO acquires Avro Gate Industrial Estate, Swindon

IO has now completed the purchase of Avro Gate Industrial Estate – strengthening both their business strategy and portfolio. Avro Gate is a modern...

12 / 01 / 2012

IO acquires Fieldhead Business Centre, Bradford

IO has completed the purchase of Fieldhead Business Centre in Bradford. The estate includes Industrial and Office units as well as a Retail Parade....

11 / 01 / 2012

IO acquires Revie Road Industrial Estate, Leeds

IO has completed the purchase of Revie Road Industrial Estate, Leeds as part of its on-going programme of multi-let industrial acquisitions focused on providing...

11 / 01 / 2012

Commercial News Media: APRIL UK choose ABC for their new HQ

APRIL UK, one of the UK’s leading providers of income protection and health insurance policies, is moving into a newly refurbished building at Almondsbury...

10 / 01 / 2012

IO acquires Hovefields Industrial Estate, Basildon

Following the acquisition of Hovefields Industrial Estate, Basildon in September 2012, IOAM has successfully completed lettings of 5 of the 6 vacant units by...

04 / 01 / 2012

Financial Times: New funds: April 23

Grosvenor is funding the re-launch of Industrial Ownership with I.O. Investment, which will acquire UK multi-let industrial estates and small business parks. The fund...

04 / 01 / 2012

Property Week: IO industrial guru Chief Preston’s “diversification” leads to investment with Sims

By James Whitmore Grosvenor is backing multi-let industrial property pioneer John Sims in his return to the market through the IO brand he created...

04 / 01 / 2012

The Times: Need to know Construction & Property

Grosvenor: The Duke of Westminster’s property company has backed the relaunch of Industrial Ownership, a property developer headed by John Sims and Angus Scott...

04 / 01 / 2012

The Telegraph: Grosvenor makes move into industrial property

The Duke of Westminster is swapping Belgravia and Mayfair for warehouses by investing in a new industrial property vehicle. The Duke’s property company Grosvenor...

04 / 01 / 2012

CoStar: IO reborn with Grosvenor backing

John Sims and Angus Scott Brown have relaunched Industrial Ownership, or IO, the specialist multilet industrial asset management company that was taken over by...

04 / 01 / 2012

Real Estate Capital: Grosvenor funds Sims’ restart of industrial manager I.O.

Grosvenor has moved into the UK industrial market via an indirect investment in John Sims’ Industrial Ownership. Sims is relaunching his I.O. Asset Management...