It’s tough out there. Intense competition for limited supply in core markets continues to drive returns down. Savills Investment Management has said that prime yields in European real estate are set to move lower over the next year. In a report, Savills has said that recent volatility in the bond market and stretched equity market valuations have reinforced the case for real estate investment.
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Stocks and bonds give investors deep insight into their investments at a moment’s notice.
Ireland has seen boom and bust at both extremes of the scale over the past two decades. The so-called Celtic Tiger years (1995–2007) developed a residential property bubble that burst in spectacular fashion.
UK pension funds are increasingly diversifying their real estate portfolios by moving into the healthcare sector, as they remain under pressure to match their liabilities against long-dated income.
The industrial and logistics sector generated €40 billion of investment in Europe during 2017, 62 percent more than in 2016.
The geographical location of an attractive Purpose Built Student Housing (PBSH) investment target is reliant upon a number of key criteria. At the same time, it is intimately linked, for obvious reasons, to local higher education markets.
Every year, we hold several editorial advisory board meetings for the Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific editions of this publication. These meetings consist of a series of facilitated roundtable discussions based on topics suggested by the participants. Sifting through the more than 50 different topics submitted this past fall by the investor, investment manager and consultant members of the board, several key themes seem to underlie our editorial board members’ primary concerns these days.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched its first commercial real estate debt fund.
John Levy is president of John B Levy & Co. Levy and partner Michael Giliberto recently launched the Giliberto-Levy High Yield Real Estate Debt Index (G-L 2), which is the first third-party measure to monitor high-yield commercial mortgage debt performance.
MSCI has claimed that the office sectors of global gateway cities have not offered superior and safer investments to justify their premium pricing.
In today’s economic environment, defined benefit (DB) pension plans that are focused on liability-driven investing continue to face challenges in managing their portfolios.
Forecasts for real estate returns in the UK published by the Investment Property Forum (IPF) have painted a mixed picture for the five-year period from 2018 to 2022.
Henderson Park and Greystar Real Estate Partners exchanged contracts with Tide Construction in February to deliver two of the world’s tallest modular towers in Croydon, London.