Whether it be in a reconfigured air-raid shelter 33 metres below the ground in south London, in a converted office building in Singapore, or in a building in Dubai — startups around the world are now growing closely-stacked racks of vegetables under LED lights, in a bid to bring consumers fresher produce with a lower carbon footprint than generally available at their supermarket.
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The problem of daily liquidity in open-ended property funds is like the proverbial square peg in a round hole. Fundamentally, an incompatibility exists between daily trading and the time lag required to sell physical real estate.
There can be little doubt now that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated numerous existing trends, from people increasingly working from home to the dramatic rise of online retail. And when it comes to real estate finance, another pre-existing trend has also gained momentum as a result of the pandemic.
There is no doubt that, while 2020 was a washout for most of us, the forced change in consumer habits was hugely beneficial to data centre operators. Internet shopping has become the norm for many, as has flexible office working, all of which has led to an increased demand for cloud-based services. If it exists on the cloud, there is a data centre behind it.
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It is a rare occasion that an unopposed lease renewal under the UK’s Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) reaches trial.
Many investors have started questioning the long-held “lower-for-longer” interest rate consensus as inflation has crept up in the US and Europe.
Proptech is increasingly being adopted by the real estate industry as it searches for faster methods to meet ambitious net-zero carbon targets.
Two billion-euro funds, with a value-add focus, have closed over the summer.
In 2007, European residential investment volumes totalled just under €19 billion, or around 4 percent of overall investment across all sectors.