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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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People moves: Invesco's Corti joins Barings for Italian expansion

Fri, 28 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Barings Real Estate Advisers, Greystar, Royal London Asset Management, Coima

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People moves: Jayasingha to lead global real assets at Willis Towers Watson

Wed, 19 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Willis Towers Watson, Henderson Park, Multi, IPSX, CBRE, JLL, Seyfarth Shaw

Business people walking

People moves: Greystar hires China and Australia heads for platform

Wed, 12 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Greystar, CBRE Global Investors, AXA IM–RA, NAS Invest, Genesta

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People moves: Johan van der Ende joins Cyclus Property

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Cyclus Property, Aviva Investors, KPMG, PPF, Annington, Internos, Colliers

Marieke van Kamp

People moves: NN's Marieke van Kamp to chair INREV

Tue, 4 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Matthias Thomas to join German company GIG as chief executive

Business people walking

People moves: Thompson named CEO of Brookfield's UK offices arm

Thu, 30 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Brookfield, Asana Partners, NREP, Savills IM, Syntrus Achmea, Colliers, Redos, CBRE

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Portland Oregon

Oregon PERF invests $250m in Morgan Stanley Prime Property Fund

Thu, 27 Apr 2017By Jon Peterson

Investment is part of move to increase exposure to core open-ended funds

Tokyo at night

Japan's GPIF to hire 'gatekeepers' before looking at co-investments, funds

Wed, 26 Apr 2017By IPE staff

World’s largest pension fund reveals three-phase approach to alternatives

New York City

Nuveen offers DC pension savers access to direct real estate

Fri, 21 Apr 2017By

TH Real Estate to manage allocation for target-date mutual funds

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CalPERS to create 13% real assets allocation and replace benchmark

Wed, 12 Apr 2017By

Pension fund to replace NCREIF benchmark with MSCI index

Los Angeles

Orange County Employees creates enlarged real assets allocation

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund to invest 22% of its portfolio in real estate and ‘real return strategies’

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%

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