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High street and regional Spanish retail attracts investors
South Korea’s NPS and Blackrock sell London office towers
Interest rate rise could push ‘zombie’ loans into outright default, report says
German investors main cautious on region, delegates hear in Vienna
Knight Frank report predicts five-year growth of the world’s leading metropolises
Registered users are entitled to the first digital issue of IPE with the compliments of the IPE.com team.
The emergence of a REIT structure in India could reinvigorate the country’s real estate sector. Russell Handy reports.
EU member states are now required to put the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIMFD) into law. How they proceed could be a cause for concern. EU companies managing funds and non-EU managers marketing to EU investors must comply with the terms of the far-reaching directive, which is intended to protect investors. The directive has caused concern among those investing in alternative investment funds – as well as in fund-of-fund vehicles.
Until the summer 2103, German institutional investors wishing to invest indirectly in real estate had the choice of one vehicle: Immobilien-Spezialfonds, the institutional open-ended real estate fund. At least this was true whenever they were subject to regulatory restrictions, as most insurance companies and funds are.
Real estate fundamentals and business dynamics in the US are strong, but caution is the byword as heightened risks start to appear – this was the message delegates heard at the AFIRE Annual Membership Meeting held 15-17 September in Washington DC.
Axel von Goldbeck, managing director of the German Property Federation (ZIA), speaks at the IP Real Estate Global Awards in Munich and dispels some of the myths surrounding the country’s residential market
Hu Yan, managing director at Vermilion Partners speaks at the IP Real Estate Global Awards 2014 in Munich about the next developments in Chinese institutional capital targeting real estate
Peter Hobbs, head of research at IPD, speaks at the IP Real Estate Global Awards about the challenges undermining investors’ attempts to achieve effective global diversification
Piet Eichholtz, professor of real estate finance at Maastricht University, recaps on the conference programme at the IP Real Estate Global Awards in Munich
Martin Lemke, managing director at AM alpha, speaks at the IP Real Estate Global Awards about opportunities in Asia, both in terms of inbound investment and outbound capital
Douglas Weill, managing partner at Hodes Weill & Associates, speaks at the IP Real Estate Global Awards about the latest research with Cornell University into global institutional real estate allocations
Ragnar Löfstedt, professor at Kings College London, speaks at the IP Real Estate Global Awards 2014 about why risk communication is important for the wider financial community
Danish pension fund in talks over three new-style debt deals to boost value in projects
Managing director of WPV sees no point in overseas investment if cost of hedging outweighs benefits
Real estate investors could feel impact of Fed policy change
Investors need resources, partners to cope with changing markets, says Douglas Weill
Hermann Aukamp Platinum Award for Outstanding Industry Contribution
Introduction of rental cap for residential property seen as major risk in residential market