VR gamers with guns. Photo by KWP

The post-COVID LBE VR market re-emerges from lockdown…

The Stinger Report: Reinvesting in the Entertainment Landscape | Part  8 | # 1042 Report Skinny Redefining the new phase of immersive entertainment coverage in The Stinger Report; and in this eighth part (the second of a two-part series) we look at the impact and re-emergence of the VR free-roaming (Arena Scale) business, concluding by looking at the new developments and the next phase of business. Main Report Continuing the coverage of the impact that free-roaming Out-of-Home Entertainment is having on the re-emerging market, and we see that major IP and…

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Disney Hotels, Paris (Benson Elliot)

Global asset manager acquires UK/Europe leisure property portfolio

PineBridge Investments To Acquire Benson Elliot Capital Management London and New York, 14th October 2020, PineBridge Investments (‘PineBridge’), a private, global asset manager focused on active, high-conviction investing, has reached an agreement to acquire Benson Elliot Capital Management (‘Benson Elliot’), a UK-based private equity real estate fund manager. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed and the transaction is subject to certain customary regulatory and other approvals. Benson Elliot, which was founded in 2005, manages over US$3.5 billion of equity and holds a diversified portfolio currently comprised of office,…

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Sheffield: green light for historic mill conversion for food & leisure

Ambitious proposals for the conversion of an Oughtibridge mill into a food hall, community hub and leisure facility have been approved by Sheffield City Council. The project will form the heart of Sky-House Co’s plans to bring a new generation of housing design to the former British Tissues site. Sky-House Co has already been given approval to create 35 of its Sky House homes – a back-to-back housing concept created by architects and planners at multi-disciplinary practice CODA – at the former industrial location. That development will consist of 24…

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