For defined benefit investors, the advantages of investing in private real estate are undeniable; but, historically, defined contribution plans have not offered the same opportunity.
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Due to its buy-rehabilitate-sell strategy, the noncore real estate sector is perceived as having more difficulty establishing its credibility in the sustainable-investing space than the core sector does.
The commercial real estate industry has done a considerable amount of work to construct and upgrade commercial structures so they are more sustainable.
It is tempting to think of data centers as simply another category of real estate — but data centers are different, with high demands for power.
Farouki Majeed, CIO of the School Employees Retirement System of Ohio, answered a few questions about the role real estate plays in the retirement system’s portfolio.
An industrial aggregation strategy can allow investors to achieve premium pricing on industrial portfolio sales by catering to the market’s largest buyers.
The shift from defined benefit to defined contribution retirement systems will overturn all of the capital sources as well as the investment products involved.
A rising tide of new office projects may be skewing the national average rental rate upward and obscuring increased leasing challenges .
The $242 billion California State Teachers’ Retirement System is planning to bolster its investment in REITs and increase its target allocation to real estate.
The Federal Open Market Committee announced a 0.25 percent cut in the target federal funds rate on Oct. 30.
Affordable housing has become a critical topic in California — and several technology giants have pledged billions of dollars to fund its development.
The return for institutional investors as measured by the NCREIF Property Index (NPI) was 1.41 percent in the third quarter.
A total of 38 new investment funds were launched during third quarter 2019, continuing the rollercoaster of investment fund launchings.