Too poor to rent a conventional apartment downtown, but too busy to add a long commute on top of a demanding work schedule, many young, single European professionals often do not have good housing choices. Add to this the likelihood that these 20- to 30-year-olds are often strangers in town looking for company, and it is clear why moving into a co-living property — a more affordable, central and sociable housing alternative — might be popular.
From the Current Issue
During the IREI VIP conference, held in February of this year in Barcelona, the keynote speaker Chris Kutarna, the co-author of Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance, issued a challenge to the audience.
As we continue to navigate COVID-19, with changing lockdown restrictions, businesses fighting to adapt, and the subsequent economic downturn, there is no denying that the pandemic has had a material impact on the workplace.
Over the course of this summer, Institutional Real Estate Europe hosted two virtual proptech roundtables. These discussions looked at whether proptech will accelerate further after the COVID-19 crisis, how it can aid ESG integration into investment management decisions and whether technologies such as blockchain can change the real estate industry as we know it.
Operational real estate is becoming increasingly attractive to growing numbers of investors and investment managers. According to the INREV Fund Index and Investment Intentions Survey 2020, current allocations are at 11.8 percent of total real estate portfolios, and there is a desire among allocators to increase exposure. It can be argued that the latest market […]
A new ecosystem of workplaces will accelerate a blending of uses between residential, hospitality and office spaces, following the COVID-19 crisis.
Nearly four in 10 propco directors expect commercial real estate asset values to fall between 5 percent to 10 percent in 2020, according to a recent survey by consultant Duff & Phelps.
Three managers have closed funds with more than €1 billion in equity commitments in the last few weeks.
Food and online retailers are racing to expand their logistics presence in urban locations as the acceleration of ecommerce sales continues to transform the sector across Europe.
By the time you read this, your thoughts will no doubt have already turned to year-end bonuses, virtual Christmas parties and a well- earned break over the holidays. For many, it’s also a time for reflection, both professionally and personally, as we look to set new goals and examine how the past year has gone for us. And what a year it has been.