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  • Top 100 - Top 10 real estate investors at a glance
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    Top 100 Real Estate Investors 2020

    May/June 2020 (Magazine)

    Annual survey confirms that a third of investors are putting new investments on hold, and more than half expect the unfolding crisis to affect their real estate strategies and/or allocations

  • The COVID-19 crisis has drawn attention to the level of investment in healthcare systems across the world
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    Healthcare: A $15trn prognosis

    May/June 2020 (Magazine)

    Large institutional investors have been ramping up activity in a global healthcare sector that is set to grow. Florence Chong reports

  • Proptech
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    Proptech: Future funders

    March/April 2020 (Magazine)

    Investors and fund managers are investing directly in proptech firms. Are they doing it for the long-term interests of the industry? Razak Musah Baba reports

  • Affordable Housing Strategies
    Magazine

    Housing affordability: Social impact funds to solve the UK puzzle?

    January/February 2020 (Magazine)

    Can social impact funds address the UK’s housing crisis and serve pension funds at the same time? Richard Lowe reports

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    Magazine

    Future of offices: Smart buildings, intelligent by design

    November / December 2019 (Magazine)

    Buildings need to get smarter and EDGE Technologies is one of the companies making that happen. Christopher O’Dea talks to Boudewijn Ruitenburg and Erik Ubels

  • one stop shop
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    Top 100: One-stop shop

    November / December 2019 (Magazine)

    Investors’ drive to do more with fewer managers is accelerating consolidation as firms scramble to provide everything

  • reits goldilocks image
    Magazine

    Global REIT outlook: A new Goldilocks moment

    September/October 2019 (Magazine)

    REITs have performed hot and cold over the past 10 to 15 years. But, asks Christopher O’Dea, could they be just right for investors in 2019?

  • renewable energy assets top the list of favoured sectors
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    Top 100 Infrastructure Investors 2019

    September/October 2019 (Magazine)

    The IPE Real Assets top 100 ranking of some of the world’s largest infrastructure investors has captured more than $415bn (€376bn) in infrastructure assets held by pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurers and other institutional capital owners

  • federal reserve chairman jerome powell approaches reporters having made the first interest rate cut in several years
    Magazine

    RE debt US: Never-ending story?

    September/October 2019 (Magazine)

    With the longest-ever market cycle expected to get even longer, US real estate debt strategies are in a good position, writes Christopher O’Dea

  • top 75 infra managers
    Magazine

    Top 75 Infrastructure Managers 2019: Why big is often best

    July/August 2019 (Magazine)

    With the continued growth of infrastructure mega-funds, is it inevitable that investors will overpay for assets and returns disappoint? Not necessarily, writes Christopher O’Dea

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    Magazine

    Global housing: Going up, and up

    May/June 2019 (Magazine)

    A global housing affordability crisis is deepening, as costs rise and luxury units dominate development activity. Christopher O’Dea reports

  • logistics
    Magazine

    Future trends: Follow the consumer

    March / April 2019 (Magazine)

    Technology has boosted demand for logistics property and now it is transforming the sector in a variety of ways. The key to navigating the future is to follow the consumer, writes Christopher O’Dea  

  • check your meter readings
    Magazine

    ESG data: Check your meter readings

    January/February 2019 (Magazine)

    To put ESG theory into practice, real estate fund managers need good quality data. Some are taking it on themselves to get it, writes Christopher O’Dea

  • urbanisation
    Magazine

    Urban Transit: The future of A to B

    November/December 2018 (Magazine)

    Technology is set to transform city transportation. As Christopher O’Dea reports, real estate investors should get wise to the potential knock-on effects on property values

  • this time its different
    Magazine

    10 years after Lehman: This time it's different

    September/October 2018 (Magazine)

    Real estate investors learned painful lessons 10 years ago. With signs of a correction yet to materialise, can the market escape a repeat of 2008? Christopher O’Dea reports

  • ipe ra june 2018 cover pic
    Magazine

    Global travel: Markets that move

    July/August 2018 (Magazine)

    More people are on the move than ever before. For institutional investors this means opportunities from airport infrastructure to hotels, writes Christopher O’Dea

  • banking in the shadows
    Magazine

    10 years after Lehman: Banking in the shadows

    September/October 2018 (Magazine)

    Leverage is no longer the danger it was in 2008. But can investors and regulators be sure? As Richard Lowe reports, the European lending market is just as – if not more – in the dark

  • Magazine

    10 years after Lehman: Rate rises to test UK lending market

    September/October 2018 (Magazine)

    Leverage in the UK is lower than it was 10 years ago. But with price declines on the cards, investors should take extra care around high LTVs, write Nicole Lux and Sotiris Tsolacos

  • Magazine

    10 years after Lehman: The lasting effects of sub-prime

    September/October 2018 (Magazine)

    Falling home ownership since the crisis has fuelled the multifamily boom, but why is the single-family market lagging? Christopher O’Dea and Richard Lowe report

  • after the big short
    Magazine

    10 years after Lehman: After the big short

    September/October 2018 (Magazine)

    The pace of financial innovation overtook investors and regulators in the mid-2000s with disastrous consequences. Christopher O’Dea explains how the repercussions are still being felt in real estate