Over the past few years, tackling the climate crisis has become a significant priority for the nonlisted real estate industry, with an increasing number of investors, managers and tenants committing to more sustainable portfolios.
From the Current Issue
The global macroeconomic landscape has changed significantly in a few short years. COVID-19 caused an economic shock that continues to reverberate around the world, but the pandemic also placed significant pressure on pre-existing geopolitical tensions, boiling over most visibly in the Ukraine conflict.
With the proptech revolution under way, never before have institutional real estate investors been able to harness so much information about potential acquisitions or dispositions, and in real-time to boot.
In times of economic and financial market distress, such as the one we are now living through, it is natural to expect high levels of risk aversion among investors.
It was British rock band The Who that sang, “I hope I die before I get old” in 1965. Perhaps if they had been certain of good retirement accommodation, and being part of an active, like-minded community — rather than staying in a traditional care home — they might have seen things differently.
Hines has secured €800 million of equity commitments in a first closing of its Hines European Property Partners (HEPP) fund.
The global macroeconomic environment may provide challenges for real estate investors, but the underlying fundamentals for most property types will be supportive of investment in the sector.
UK residential investment has been forecast to grow by some 25 percent in 2022, after showing a healthy start to the year.
It may now be time to view the European logistics market with more caution as risks around supply, the sustainability of demand and the credit worthiness of some third-party logistics (3PL) tenants have become more pronounced.
Real estate investments may be better protected from the negative financial effects of deglobalisation than other major asset classes.
Investors considering where to deploy their capital in the current UK market are increasingly focusing on issues around inflation.
CEOs wiped beads of sweat off their foreheads in late April as Emmanuel Macron managed to fend off Marine Le Pen and win the French presidential election.