As an emerging asset class, there exists an inherent imbalance between the supply and demand of data centres that is catching the eye of institutional capital.
From the Current Issue
In the face of the first wave of the pandemic, many hotels around the world were forced to close their doors, making the sector one of the worst hit by the COVID-19 crisis.
With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) only a few months away, there has been increasing momentum towards net-zero carbon commitments. The UN’s “Race To Zero” now represents more than 120 countries, 700 cities, 2,300 businesses, 160 institutional investors and 600 universities committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest.
With worldwide residential prices surging, affordable housing has become a global challenge for populations and policymakers alike.
Real estate benchmarking has been dogged by problems since its very inception. Investors have commonly bemoaned a lack of transparency, sample degradation created by market changes, the ineffectiveness of risk measures and the rate at which data is updated — particularly when compared with benchmarks in other asset classes.
The EQT Exeter Europe Logistics Value Fund IV has completed a final close at its €2.1 billion hard cap, due to demand from both existing and new investors from across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The 2021-2022 academic year should see European student housing return to normal as students flock back to universities.
It is now well known that real estate investors have a huge responsibility to play a proportionate role in lowering carbon emissions, if the world is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, as set out in the Paris Agreement.
It’s easy to claim you are engaged in aligning interests between investors and investment managers. It’s another thing entirely to actually do something that aligns those interests.