Gerald Eve Lands IAS Awards 2011 ‘Best Supporting Role’

Gerald Eve’s Multi-let Industrial Research report scooped this year’s IAS Awards ‘Best Supporting Role’ in recognition of its commitment to analysing the often overlooked sector of industrial property.

The first edition of Multi-Let was published in Spring 2010.The second edition was published in February 2011, including analysis of 893 estates valued at £3.9bn and representing 37% of the IPD Standard Industrials Universe. The third edition is currently being produced and will be released in early 2012.

The research analyses the performance of multi-let industrial property portfolios of the following institutional landlords: Ashtenne Industrial Fund; Aviva Investors; CB Richard Ellis Investors; F&C REIT Asset Management; Invista Real Estate Management; LaSalle Investment Management; Legal & General Investment Management; PRUPIM; and Valad Property Group;

Sally Bruer, partner and head of industrial research at Gerald Eve comments: “Multi-let industrial estates have long been thought of as difficult to understand and this research answers many of the questions about this diverse marketplace. Our research work has helped to inform the wider industry as well support as our colleagues, who have, in the last quarter, completed transactions for 675,000 sq ft”.

The IAS Awards ‘Best Supporting Role’, sponsored by Legal & General, recognises those companies who have proven to be instrumental in helping deliver successful warehouse buildings and providing supporting advice and consultancy services.  The sector recognises their support and relies heavily on their specialist expertise.

This year’s judging panel were looking for a company that really did add value and noted that “Gerald Eve has shown foresight in presenting an inspirational document that has helped UK institutional investors and developers more fully understand the dynamics of the multi-let industrial market.”