Across Europe, the traditional view is that major cities are the best locations to invest. Whether the preference is office, residential or retail, the likes of Paris, London, Madrid and Milan will be prioritised by investors as the places likely to deliver the best returns. But should new destinations also be considered?
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Attendance at this year's EXPO REAL was almost back to pre-pandemic levels, according to the conference's organisers. The atmosphere among the 1,887 exhibitors and nearly 40,000 attendees who descended on Munich in early October, was, however, distinctly different from the one that pervaded Messe M-Unchen's vast halls in 2019.
The latest stage of UK government action to address the safety of residential devel opments is the "Developers' Pledge".
Diminishing consumer confidence has clearly fed into retail activity across Europe and most of its retail markets have begun to show news signs of distress.
Office usage rates are improving, but conversely, desk usage statistics indi cate that a return to "old normal" working practices remains a long way off.
Expectations around the availability of equity and debt have sunk to their lowest level in Europe since the global financial crisis (GFC) as the real estate industry prepares for a "tough" year ahead.
If I were given a grosz every time someone mentioned real estate debt opportunities to me over the past few months, I would be able to comfortably pay my energy bills this winter and have enough left over to plug the considerable gap that falling REITs have left in my retirement savings portfolio.
While the level of environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration into institutional real estate investment plat forms has increased considerably during the past decade, the need – and appetite – for further evo lution persists. At this juncture in the ESG lifecycle, the key to maintaining momentum is identifying and implementing standards to assess and […]
On 12 October 2022 more than 150 leaders from the European real estate industry met for the C Change Summit. The event was organised by the Urban Land Institute (UL!) to launch a consultation draft of proposed guidelines for the measurement, disclosure and reporting of climate-change transition risk at an asset level. In her opening […]
MARK is expanding its urban logistics platform Crossbay with a second investment vehicle targeting more than €2 billion in gross asset value (GAV).