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Sustainability

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

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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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

Business people walking

People moves: Paine, Vanhanan to co-head RE at Aberdeen/Standard Life

Wed, 21 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Barwood Capital, StepStone Real Estate, TH Real Estate, Goodwin, Capview Partners

Business people walking

People moves: Findlay-Shirras takes fundraising role at First Property

Mon, 19 Jun 2017

First Property Group, Redevco, AXA Investment Managers–Real Assets, Niam

Olly Olsen (left to right), Lloyd Dorfman, Charlie Green, The Office Group

Blackstone buys flexible workspace specialist The Office Group

Mon, 19 Jun 2017By

Acquisition of majority interest values London-based company at £500m

construction site

Starwood and Tunstall target UK regeneration with Pinnacle deal

Fri, 16 Jun 2017By

Starwood teams up with new investment manager with ties to M7 Real Estate

Business people walking

People moves: Tishman hires Credit Suisse’s Schäfer for German expansion

Wed, 14 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Tishman Speyer, Henderson Park, Rockspring, Genesta, AXA IM–RA, CBRE GI

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Business people walking

Hamilton Lane expands real assets business through takeover

Tue, 20 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Acquisition of Real Asset Portfolio Management adds nine to team

highway roads motorway infrastructure

Industriens Pension invests in motorway infrastructure in US and Europe

Tue, 20 Jun 2017By

Danish labour-market pension fund invests in US, Portuguese and UK transport assets

Hartford, Connecticut

​Connecticut Retirement mulls investment in Landmark fund

Fri, 16 Jun 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund could join investors in Fund VIII, which is intended to grow to $2bn

Rail infrastructure

EDHEC launches infrastructure debt and equity indices

Tue, 13 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Nearly 400 debt and equity indices designed to change performance measurement

Portland Oregon

Oregon Common School Fund mulls debut real estate allocation

Fri, 9 Jun 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund with $1.5bn of assets could allocate 7-10% to real estate

Stocks

Louisiana Teachers begins $360m search for REIT managers

Thu, 8 Jun 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund on hunt for global, and possibly, domestic REIT specialists

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