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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

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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: ADIA's Robson joins MSCI to lead real estate research

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By IPE staff

MSCI, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Union Investment, TLG Immobilien

Business people walking

People moves: Steil to retire from NCREIF role

Tue, 14 Feb 2017By IPE staff

NCREIF, Grainger, Liberty Living, Invesco, Generali, Syntrus Achmea, Provast

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People moves: Scemama replaces Vaquier at AXA IM-Real Assets

Fri, 10 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Vaquier leaves after decade at helm

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People moves: Blackstone's Hutchings named Capital & Regional CEO

Wed, 8 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Capital & Regional, Blackstone, Barings Real Estate, Redevco, M&G, Invesco, M7 Real Estate, Alter Domus, CBRE, Get Living, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Colliers

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Brunswick hires ex-TIAA European head for new UK business

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Build-to-rent sector one investment area for venture

Business people walking

People moves: Yamada joins Japan's GPIF as head of real estate

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By IPE staff

GPIF, Universal-Investment, BMO Real Estate Partners, Standard Life Investments

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania SERS to shift to domestic REIT strategy

Thu, 9 Feb 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund’s portfolio to be rebalanced

San Francisco

Sweden's Alecta completes sale of US real estate portfolio

Fri, 3 Feb 2017By

Sweden’s largest occupational pension provider ending direct foreign investment

Cincinnati, Ohio

Ohio PERS to target niche real estate strategies in 2017

Thu, 26 Jan 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund could sell property assets this year

Light industrial

Prologis, Allianz merge joint-venture assets with core fund

Fri, 13 Jan 2017By IPE staff

Joint venture’s assets to be absorbed into pan-European, core, open-ended fund

Office buildings

San Bernardino County eyes funds to maintain core property exposure

Mon, 19 Dec 2016By Jon Peterson

Pension fund to vote on 2017 pacing plan in the new year 

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Pension scheme merges portfolio to create £1.47bn UK property fund

Thu, 1 Dec 2016By

Electricity Supply Pension Scheme combines portfolio with CBRE fund

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