After being too low in recent years, as many economists believe, the picture for inflation has reversed completely in the past few months. The inflation rate in Germany was estimated to be 7.4 percent in April, the highest level since the 1980s. How does property rental income perform during a period of high inflation such as this?
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Many European renters are anxious about the future, and housing afford-ability, in particular. And it’s easy to see why.
Reimagining, rebuilding and repurposing real estate has always played a key role in investors’ ability to create value. In today’s post-COVID world, however, the ability to change a property’s use has taken on a new level of importance. And it is adaptive reuse, specifically, that is rapidly becoming a central element of the repurposing toolkit.
It has been nearly 14 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers on 15 September 2008. In response, total returns posted by the NCREIF Fund Index — Open End Diversified Core Equity (ODCE) declined 10 percent in 2008 and another 29.7 percent in 2009. Ever since, ODCE has posted positive returns for 12 consecutive years […]
The days when the real estate sector benefited from the sheer lack of alternatives — from an investor’s point of view — seem to be over.