In days gone by, when there was no such thing as building codes or urban planning, towns and cities grew organically.
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Economic uncertainty and plummeting government bond yields have increased the attractiveness of long-income real estate for liability- and cashflow-driven investors in the UK. Encouragingly, at the same time, opportunities to fund or acquire assets with counterparties of strong credit quality are emerging.
The concept of smart cities has been all the rage in urban planning circles for some time. Local governments attempting to improve city efficiency, as well as technology firms eager to sell hardware and software solutions, have wholeheartedly embraced and promoted the concept.
Throughout the purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) market’s short history, fluctuating supply pipelines have been a source of immense frustration and almost unbridled excitement.
Savills has claimed that investment volume into the French market went “beyond all expectations” last year, with the French market chalking up some “phenomenal” figures for 2019.
Ares Management and Harrison Street have both recently launched third versions of popular funds.
European investors have sold more commercial real estate than they have bought in the US for the first time in seven years.
Japan may be located on the other side of the globe, some 9,000 kilometres away from Germany, but in economic and demographic terms, the two countries are rather close.
Last year marked the production of the 10th edition of our annual Visions, Insights & Perspectives (VIP) Conference series, which, since its inauguration, has been hosted in the Americas, in the Asia Pacific region and in Europe. Several characteristics differentiate these programmes from other industry conference offerings.