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Hotels Europe: Short-stay assets, long-term capital

July/August 2017 (Magazine)By Maha Khan Phillips

Its customers come and go, but the hotel industry is attracting a new kind of long-term owner. Maha Khan Phillips checks into a growing institutional sector

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Hotels Asia-Pacific: Investors book in advance

July/August 2017 (Magazine)

The growth of the hotel industry in Asia-Pacific is vulnerable to short-term shocks, but its long-term outlook is attracting investors. Florence Chong reports

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Student Housing: International studies

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The sector is led by the US, UK and Australia. But student housing is fast becoming a global market, writes Florence Chong

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Student Housing: Graduating to the big league

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By

As the boundary between student and professional living blurs, Germany’s growing sector is ripe for consolidation, says Russell Handy

Student Housing: Market revision

May/June 2017 (Magazine)

Will Brexit affect student numbers and hurt the appeal of the sector in the UK? Not necessarily, say Joanna Turner and Rocco Versace

Alternatives: Leisure - Going out in town

March/April 2017 (Magazine)

People in the UK are spending less of their leisure time out of town and more in town, in this buoyant but evolving market, writes Eleanor Jukes

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March/April 2017 (Magazine)By

The nascent UK sector leads the way in Europe, with listed companies including Big Yellow performing well, writes Russell Handy

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Healthcare UK: Pay due care

January/February 2017 (Magazine)By

Healthcare is one of a number of niche sectors attracting investors looking beyond core real estate markets. Rachel Fixsen reports

Healthcare Germany: A challenge worth taking

January/February 2017 (Magazine)

The healthcare sector is fragmented and tightly regulated, but it has not put off investors, say Johann Rumetsch and Raffaele Mazza

Healthcare US: Changing diagnosis

January/February 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

President Trump has pledged to abolish Obamacare. But there are bigger factors at play for US healthcare. Christopher O’Dea reports

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Healthcare Japan: Longest-term investment

January/February 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

The Japanese have the longest average lifespan in the world, making them an obvious target for healthcare, says Christopher O’Dea

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Serviced Apartments: Here to stay

November/December 2016 (Magazine)

The serviced apartment is a fairly new concept. But, writes Russell Kett, investors should recognise that the model has longevity

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Data Centres: Losing connection?

November/December 2016 (Magazine)

The UK is the leading market for data centres in Europe. But, asks Michael Hunter, could its position be threatened by leaving the EU?

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Hotels: Brand not bricks

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

The Marriott-Starwood merger has created the largest global hotel group – and one with an ‘asset-light’ strategy. Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

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Real Assets: Timber - Returns begin to wilt

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By Maha Khan Phillips

It is an attractive asset class but timber returns are not what they once were. Investors will have to work harder to find opportunities, says Maha Khan Phillips

Hotels: Competing for the Acropolis

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By ,

How is the sharing economy affecting the demand for hotel rooms? Helen Berhane and Konstantinos Gatis take Athens as an example

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Avignon Capital plans to expand into Australia with new mandate

Mon, 25 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Pan-European real estate investment manager targets offices and hotels

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Oregon PERF fires Morgan Stanley, EI to shrink REIT portfolio

Fri, 22 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund transforms LaSalle REIT portfolio into niche property segment

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GIC pairs with J-REIT to buy Tokyo Bay Sheraton for ¥100bn

Thu, 21 Sep 2017By

Singapore sovereign fund to take majority stake in top Disney resort hotel

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Tristan Capital launches £439m UK student housing joint venture

Mon, 18 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Latest opportunity fund invests in joint venture with operator Downing

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AXA IM and Dutch investor buy largest portfolio of student housing in Spain

Mon, 18 Sep 2017By

Greystar to manage 37 assets representing 10% of Spain’s purpose-built market

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First State Super moves into retirement village sector via Oak Tree

Thu, 7 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Superannuation scheme takes 70% stake in developer and will support projects

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People moves: Pieter Hendrikse takes on Netherlands CEO role at JLL

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By IPE staff

JLL, RPMI Railpen, TH Real Estate, Bouwinvest, Amro Real Estate Partners

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Warburg HIH set to expand team and asset sources

Wed, 13 Sep 2017By Barbara Ottawa

Opening of new office in Vienna, Netherlands and Poland to follow soon, additional client base sought

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People moves: Brown leaves GIC to manage Charter Hall fund

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Charter Hall, AXA IM-RA, Partners Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Oxenwood

Per Løken (let), Romain Veber, Norges Bank Real Estate Management

Norway’s SWF creates CIO roles for US and European real estate

Tue, 5 Sep 2017By

GPFG says investments will be split evenly between Europe and the US

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People moves: Alan Patterson to lead research at China’s Gingko Tree

Fri, 1 Sep 2017By

Aquila Capital, BMO Real Estate Partners, Savills Investment Management, ULI

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