Americas – Page 8

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    Bright skies over the Sunshine State

    March 2012 (Magazine)

    The Florida State Administration Board, which manages the pension fund for local teachers and state employees, has earmarked a further $1bn for new real estate investments. Michael Lester speaks to the new senior investment officer Steve Spook

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    Been there, done it

    February 2012 (Magazine)

    The US real estate distressed debt market is deeper and more established than its European counterpart. Michael Lester looks at the latest developments

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    Target practice

    November 2011 (Magazine)

    Against a backdrop of low economic growth, US real estate investors may have to reassess their return expectations. Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

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    Gateway departure?

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    Domestic and foreign institutional investors have been piling in to prime property in gateway cities. But, as Nangyal Tsering reports, question marks hang over secondary markets as the economic future remains unclear

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    Get in line

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    The turnaround in the underlying core real estate market in the US has been mirrored by high demand for open-ended institutional property funds. Stephanie Schwartz-Driver looks at why entry queues have replaced mass redemptions

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    Gaining momentum

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    Commercial real estate transaction volumes in the US surged in the second quarter, with portfolio deals on the rise, according to latest RCA figures. Peter Slatin looks at the details

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    A safe haven?

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    What better port in the current storm? Michael Cohen assesses the attractiveness of the US for global investors on a sector-by-sector basis

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    Heat at the core

    July 2011 (Magazine)

    Investors are having to take on more risk and look deeper as competition for top properties intensifies. Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

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    Surprise performer

    July 2011 (Magazine)

    Forecasters remain optimistic about US property despite a sluggish backdrop, according to PREA’s latest Consensus Forecast, presented here by Greg MacKinnon

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    A class apart

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    With core in short supply and overpriced, multi-family has become the firm favourite. Other residential sub-sectors are also looking strong, as Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

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    The dynamics of expansion

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    The risk that interest rates will return to the historical -average is the only cloud on an otherwise bright horizon for US real estate, says Randy Mundt

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    Let it flow, let it flow

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    The US has become more popular with European investors but protectionism – or the perceived threat of protectionism – will stem foreign investment in US real estate just when it is most needed. Sam Chandan reports

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    Top dog on shifting sands

    March 2011 (Magazine)

    According to the latest AFIRE survey, New York and Washington, DC, are favourite destinations for foreign investors but the spread between the top two and other US cities is at an all-time high. The US is not as stable and secure as it was, as it has to compete for ...

  • Back to normal
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    Back to normal

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    Appetite for real estate remains strong among US institutional investors, whose preference for core assets is no more than a return to more traditional, pre-boom behaviour, as Greg MacKinnon reports

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    Fee structures compared

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    Studies by INREV and PREA reveal significant differences in fee structures between European and US non-listed funds, as Lonneke Löwik reports

  • Take a hike
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    Take a hike

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    Uncertainty over pending and potential regulatory and tax changes may be slowing down the recovery of the institutional real estate sector, as Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

  • Opportunities and uncertainties
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    Opportunities and uncertainties

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    The latest Emerging Trends survey reveals varying investment prospects across the Americas, as Charles DiRocco, Mitch Rochelle and John Forbes report

  • Waiting for distress
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    Waiting for distress

    September 2010 (Magazine)

    Expectations of distress are keeping transaction volumes down and investors on the sidelines, as Stephanie Schwartz Driver reports

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    Rising power

    August 2010 (Magazine)

    Latin America’s greater economic and political stability is catching the eyes of investors, as Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

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    Viewpoint: Affordable opportunity

    August 2010 (Magazine)

    Brazil has been on a steady path of low inflation, declining real interest rates and a consolidation of the institutionalization of fiscal stability. As world markets suffered through recession during 2009 and the first half of this year, the strong growing domestic market brought Brazil to a 10% annualised GDP ...