M7 identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report

12 June 2017

London, 12 June 2017 - M7 Real Estate (“M7”), the pan-European investor and asset manager, is delighted to have been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. Now in its fourth year the report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.  

One of 25 real estate companies named, the report found that real estate was the fastest growing sector with an average annual revenue growth rate of more than 100%, closely followed by engineering and construction at 91%.  

Richard Croft, M7’s Chief Executive said, “Since its formation over eight years ago, M7 has evolved from being a UK operating partner for a small number of partners, into a specialist pan-European investor and asset manager focused on commercial multi-let real estate.  As of June the business has 180 employees, based in 17 offices, managing over 800 properties.  We are very proud that the work across the platform has been recognised in this report”.  

Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “Four years on, LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs. These companies are the very heart of an ‘anti-fragile’ economy: more robust; more flexible and less prone to boom and bust. We must ensure we continue doing all we can to support high growth potential businesses like these.”  

With the Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, adding: “Championing high growth innovative SMEs is crucial for the continued success of the UK economy and a country that works for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that companies of all sizes can access finance to grow, scale-up and create high quality well-paid jobs across the country.”  

More detail can be found online at 1000companies.com.

M7 Real Estate lets 800 sq m of café/restaurant space and extends leases on over 1,800 sq m in Hanover

17 August 2017

Frankfurt, August 17 2017 − M7 Real Estate (M7), the pan-European investor and asset manager specialising in the regional, multi-let real estate market, has let around 800 sq m of café/restaurant accommodation in Hildesheimer Strasse 420-426, Hanover. The "Xiahui Hu China-Restaurant" has signed a long-term lease on the unit. Engel & Völkers Commercial brokered the deal. read more

M7 Real Estate lets 10,500 sq m of logistics and warehouse space

2 August 2017

Frankfurt, 2 August 2017 – M7 Real Estate (M7), the pan-European investor and asset manager specialising in the regional, multi-let real estate market, has advised its joint venture with Starwood Capital, MStar Europe, on the long-term letting of around 10,500 sq m of warehouse and logistics space with three new lettings. The express beverage delivery company "Flaschenpost" has taken almost 8,500 sq m of warehouse space in Köhlstrasse 8 in Cologne. The property, dating from 1972 and extended in 1989, has a total lettable area of circa 38,100 sq m and is now fully let. Greif & Contzen brokered this transaction. read more

M7 achieves new record rent in South Lancashire

1 August 2017

London, 1 August 2017 - M7 Real Estate (“M7”), the pan-European investor and asset manager, announces that, acting on behalf of a major financial institution, it has secured the letting of over 63,000 sq ft of warehouse accommodation to Pallet-Track at the South Lancashire Industrial Estate in Ashton, Makerfield. Pallet-Track, the UK’s fastest growing overnight-palletised freight network has agreed a 10 year lease at £330,000 pa, equating to £5.17 psf, setting a new headline rent for refurbished secondary space in the area, reflecting both strong demand and limited supply in the region. read more