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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

Alternatives Self-Storage: Opportunity locks

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

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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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

Self-Storage: Keep it to yourself

Special Issue 2016 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

Specialist REITs in the US are carving out a new niche in the self-storage sector – and impressive returns, writes Christopher O’Dea 

Healthcare: Introducing the rental campus

Special Issue 2016 (Magazine)

The senior rental campus is relatively rare in the UK. Ellie Jukes and Imogen Ebbs explain why it could offer solutions to an ageing population

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Student Housing: A sleeper emerges

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Institutional investors are finally waking up to the full potential of global student housing markets

Student Housing: Top of the class

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

US student housing is getting top marks from investors. Christopher O’Dea looks at a sector about to graduate

Leisure: Catching the UK consumer

March/April 2016 (Magazine)By Maha Khan Phillips

The UK leisure sector has performed strongly as a result of changing cultural behaviour and improving fundamentals, writes Maha Khan Phillips 

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Henley buys student housing portfolio from CPPIB's Liberty Living

Fri, 24 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Private equity real estate investor pays £50m for portfolios

Asia

Mapletree raises $535m for student housing fund

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Property arm of Singapore’s state-owned Temasek holds $1.3bn portfolio

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CPPIB, GIC and Scion invest $1.6bn in US student housing

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Joint venture buys three portfolios including 29 assets

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​Patron Capital, Invesco sell €450m hostels business to Queensgate

Mon, 13 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Partnership sells Generator Hostels concept and assets 

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UK student housing REIT invests £135m in central London asset

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By IPE staff

GCP Student Living buys Bloomsbury property from Unite Students

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StepStone Real Estate backs US hotel, residential developer

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Manager commits to New Orleans-based firm

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People moves: Apollo's Wofse lands CFO role at Thor Equities

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Thor Equities, Apollo, Fidelity International, Cording, Valor, Lazard, Mitiska REIM, Citco, Clarion, Tritax

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People moves: Mazzocco appointed CEO of Generali Real Estate

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Italian insurer confirms appointment one year after departure of Christian Delaire

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People moves: RPMI Railpen builds up in-house property team

Fri, 10 Mar 2017By IPE staff

RPMI Railpen, CBRE Global Investors, LaSalle, AXA IM-RA, Thor Equities, Atrium

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Noé, Smith retire and sell stakes in BMO Real Estate Partners

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Company founded by Leo Noé fully owned by Canadian asset manager

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People moves: LGIM Real Assets bolsters debt team

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Legal & General, Madison International, ACOFI, Vonovia, TH Real Estate, Commerz Real

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Standard Life, Aberdeen merger could create £40bn property arm

Mon, 6 Mar 2017By

Merger to create largest UK asset manager in terms of global real estate AUM

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