Charities Property Fund

Charities Property Fund reports £100m of transactions last December

26 Feb 2015 | Emily Corfe

The Charities Property Fund has grown to £865m after reporting £100m of new transactions in December last year.


Charities Property Fund reports £100m of transactions last December

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