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Portfolio: A broader horizon

May/June 2017 (Magazine)

Research supports looking beyond offices in gateway cities when creating a global strategy, say Hans Vrensen, Ken Baccam and Guillaume Oliveira 

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

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Business people walking

People moves: MetLife's Reagen to run Americas research at TH Real Estate

Tue, 18 Jul 2017By IPE staff

QIC, Corpus Sireo, Swiss Life KVG, Hamilton Lane, Tunstall, CBRE

Graeme Eadie

Eadie to step down from global real assets role at Canada Pension Plan

Thu, 6 Jul 2017By

Graeme Eadie to step back later this month after 12 years with the pension fund

Business people walking

People moves: Damian Hill to leave REST Industry Super

Mon, 26 Jun 2017By IPE staff

REST, NW1 Partners, Delancey, AXA Investment Managers–Real Assets, TH Real Estate

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Small companies risk fines with auto-enrolment delays

Denmark’s PKA halves office vacancy rate in 18 months

Tue, 22 Aug 2017By

Pension fund worked closely with architects and prospective tenants

Office buildings

​State of Wisconsin Investment Board aims to avoid competitive bidding

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund planning to be very discplined and seek motivated sellers

Australia map

Ascendas-Singbridge's Australia portfolio hits AUD2.4bn with latest acquisition

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By Florence Chong

Singapore group acquires Sydney office building for AUD252m

Book, study, university, student

UC Endowment boosts real assets allocation by 2%

Wed, 16 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

$10.6bn investor mergers real estate and real assets allocations

Office buildings

​Louisiana Teachers to focus on real estate debt and value-add strategies

Wed, 9 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund expects to invest up to $400m in real estate over the next 12 months

Boston

Mass PRIM to search for real estate separate account manager

Fri, 4 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund will initially allocate up to $500m for successful candidate

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