Know technology or you’re out of the game, says Emmanuel Lumineau, chief executive of real estate investment platform BrickVest.
From the Current Issue
Real estate markets worldwide are generally in a good place. In nautical terms, for much of the past decade we have appeared to be sailing on calm seas, with a fair wind behind us.
Ask any geographer and they will tell you that urbanisation in the Western world, in it purest sense, began to tail off at some point in the mid-20th century.
Real estate’s largest investment managers are enjoying a golden period of growth.
Investors expect to see the first property lease contracts based on blockchain to emerge by 2022.
Digitisation is affecting the commercial real estate sector on several levels. As part of Industry 4.0, novel manufacturing processes and complex supply chains are being developed to meet tenants’ increasingly sophisticated location and space requirements.
Senior living’s appeal has been underlined by the recent successful closing of two funds.
A lot of you out there in institutional investor land like to have your data delivered to you in a specific format. Like Burger King’s customers, you’ve grown accustomed to having it your way.
In today’s investment landscape — marked by low but rising interest rates, signs of accompanying inflation, and increasingly volatile equity markets — institutional investors are searching for stable sources of income and diversification, as well as opportunities to enhance risk-adjusted, real returns. Given uncertainty in the equity and bond markets, a foundational allocation to global core real estate portfolio may be part of the solution.
Support for high-risk European real estate investment strategies has fallen dramatically over the past 12 months as analysts warn that many sectors are fully priced, reflecting the fact that investors are bracing themselves for the later stages of the property cycle.
Savills released its 10th annual Live/Work Index in May, with Dublin emerging as the second most expensive city in Europe when it comes to the average cost, per employee, of occupying home and office space. In the Irish capital, this measurement rose by 19 percent to €52,399.
The Pavilion, in Milan’s Porta Nuova, is set to be sold by UniCredit to COIMA RES for €45 million. A 3,000-square-metre LEED Gold multi-purpose building designed by Michele De Lucchi, it is currently used as an exhibition centre.