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Sustainability

Portfolio: Interest rates - The highs and lows

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

Comparing the inflationary world of the 1970s with today’s lower-for-longer environment can help explain why investors continue to bid up property, writes David Rees

Portfolio: Water works

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

A framework to measure the liquidity of property assets can provide a more nuanced view for portfolio managers. Bill Page explains

Portfolio: Mid-table performance

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

‘Past performance is not a guide to future performance’ has become a very familiar phrase in the investment world, and increasingly to consumers via the small print of metro and newspaper ads. Despite this, investors often consider past performance and related metrics as important factors in investment and fund selection.

Portfolio De-Risking: Still a role to play

January/February 2016 (Magazine)

The growing phenomenon of ‘de-risking’ among UK pension funds has often implied a broad move out of risk assets. But Alistair Jones and Mark Callender ask whether property should be spared

Portfolio: Quality control

January/February 2016 (Magazine)By

Prime, secondary and tertiary are inconsistently used terms to describe building and location quality. But asset allocators need an accepted, accurate industry-wide definition, writes Malcolm Frodsham

Portfolio: Let go of the benchmark

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

Investors should consider liberating themselves from the IPD benchmark and their long-held fixation on office and retail, says Paul Jayasingha

Portfolio: Asset-specific risk

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

New research highlights the need to price individual property risk more systematically and with a greater range than in the past, writes Paul Mitchell

Portfolio: Property pinch points

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

How do pinch points relate to real estate markets, and how can investors use them to their advantage? Geoffrey Armstrong explains

Portfolio - Are lenders overexposed to UK offices?

January/February 2015 (Magazine)By ,

UK real estate investors have shifted their bias from offices to retail over the past 20 years, but lenders remain equally weighted. Malcolm Frodsham and Angela Sheahan investigate

What price performance?

November/December 2014 (Magazine)By Piet Eichholz, Thomas Heijdendael

Most pension funds use external managers to select their assets, but this appears to be a costly choice, write Piet Eichholtz and Thomas Heijdendael

2. Probability of bubble collapse

REITs in a world of bubbles

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By ,

The behaviour of REITs in the presence of bubbles in other asset classes have important implications for investors. Sotiris Tsolacos and Ogonna Nneji explain

Capital Structure – the value of getting it right

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By ,

What is the relationship between the value of a company and its financing activity? New research by Timothy Riddiough and Eva Steiner provides some answers

Hong Kong

The link between listed and direct in Asia

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By

Peter Mitchell looks at the latest research exploring the links between listed and direct property in Asia

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Business people walking

People moves: Apollo's Wofse lands CFO role at Thor Equities

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Thor Equities, Apollo, Fidelity International, Cording, Valor, Lazard, Mitiska REIM, Citco, Clarion, Tritax

Milan Italy

People moves: Mazzocco appointed CEO of Generali Real Estate

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Italian insurer confirms appointment one year after departure of Christian Delaire

Business people walking

People moves: RPMI Railpen builds up in-house property team

Fri, 10 Mar 2017By IPE staff

RPMI Railpen, CBRE Global Investors, LaSalle, AXA IM-RA, Thor Equities, Atrium

Business people walking

Noé, Smith retire and sell stakes in BMO Real Estate Partners

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Company founded by Leo Noé fully owned by Canadian asset manager

Business people walking

People moves: LGIM Real Assets bolsters debt team

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Legal & General, Madison International, ACOFI, Vonovia, TH Real Estate, Commerz Real

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland, from Princes Street Gardens

Standard Life, Aberdeen merger could create £40bn property arm

Mon, 6 Mar 2017By

Merger to create largest UK asset manager in terms of global real estate AUM

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Omaha, Nebraska

​Omaha School Employees cuts property allocation by more than half

Fri, 24 Mar 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund begins fund redemptions as target reduced from 20.3% to 7.5%

London skyline

LGPS warned against 'value destruction' when pooling property

Thu, 23 Mar 2017By

AREF/IPF meeting debates the risks of consolidating local authority pension funds

MIPIM 2017

MIPIM: AP1 using secondaries to actively manage real estate

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By

Johan Temse, former Aberdeen secondaries specialist, addressed INREV seminar

EIOPA flag tower (crop)

MSCI, INREV renew calls to revise down Solvency II charges

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By

Update to 2011 study provides more evidence that regulators are overstating risk

Dollar stacks

South Carolina Retirement System ups real assets allocations

Thu, 2 Mar 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund aims for 6% allocation to real estate

Office buildings in Oslo, Norway

Norwegian sovereign fund still below target, strips out listed property

Wed, 1 Mar 2017By

Norges Bank to stop at 5% to allow for fluctuations from other asset classes

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