It is sometimes hard not to be distracted by all the noise around controversial political events like Brexit, especially when they are on your doorstep. As opinions become more polarised, it can be easy to lose a sense of perspective, which runs contrary to the increasingly global marketplace in which we all operate.
From the Current Issue
According to Eurostat, Germans spend only 10.6 percent of their income on food and non-alcoholic beverages, a figure that is below the EU average of 12.2 percent. This is partly due to the dominance of discounters such as Aldi, Lidl and Penny within the German food retail market.
Following an aborted early morning hot air balloon ride (more on that later), Institutional Real Estate Europe’s editorial board gathered in Siena, Italy, on 25 and 26 September, to discuss all things real estate.
Co-working has blurred the boundaries of the roles performed by traditional office landlords, managers, investors and operators. It has also turbocharged the space-as-a-service movement within the office sector.
Greta Thunberg spent 15 days at sea over the summer, travelling to the United States from the United Kingdom on a zero-carbon yacht.
Sale and leaseback and net-lease investing is an established and growing strategy in the US.
Germany’s office markets are in healthy condition and will remain so for the foreseeable future, despite signs of an impending slowdown in the German economy.
Residential is now the second most popular global real estate asset class, behind offices, following a 56 percent increase in investment into the sector over the past five years.
Investors have clubbed together to fund a new initiative aimed at assessing climate change transition risk in real estate investment portfolios.
Europa Capital raised €493 million for its sixth real estate investment vehicle in a first close, with three investors committing capital to the value-add fund.