The Sterling UK Real-Estate Fund (SURF) was established in 2011 in association with Gatehouse Bank plc. The objective of SURF is to invest in income generating properties within the UK. The first was the purchase of the Co-op Regional Distribution Centre in Cambridgeshire in March 2012. The second was the purchase of the TDG Limited Regional Distribution Centre near Glasgow in April 2012. The third was the purchase of Adobe EMEA Headquarters Building in Maidenhead in September 2012.