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Atlantic ocean

North American RE investors show pragmatism over Brexit and Europe

Fri, 29 Sep 2017By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

HOOPP and Church Pension Fund among speakers at INREV seminar in New York 

Is there a bubble in European property?

European prime property has 'all hallmarks of a bubble': Fidelity

Mon, 24 Jul 2017By

Analysis shows new demand comes from investors ‘unfamiliar’ with real estate

uk election result compounds brexit uncertainty

UK pension schemes invest in First Property fund to capitalise on Brexit

Mon, 17 Jul 2017By

Manager says UK vote to leave the EU has created opportunities

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London

UK election result creates more uncertainty for real estate markets

Fri, 9 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Some commentators point to causes for optimism amid wider pessimism

Brian Klass talks about global politics at the IPE Real Estate conference in Munich

IPE RE Global Awards: European investors grapple with political risk

Tue, 16 May 2017By

Investors should consider a “wider range of possible outcomes and risks”

West Midlands

Tale of two cities: UK rivals go to the polls with implications for real assets

Wed, 3 May 2017By

Birmingham and Manchester to choose mayors for first time

London Stock Exchange Paternoster Square

UK’s vote to leave EU had minimal impact on lending – De Montfort

Thu, 27 Apr 2017By IPE staff

New lending in UK commercial property steady last year

London landscape, UK

PGIM Real Estate raises more than £1bn for European debt fund

Thu, 27 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Manager’s sixth vehicle attracts capital following UK’s Brexit vote

Inrev Berlin 2017

INREV: Brexit will not benefit single London competitor

Wed, 5 Apr 2017By

London-based jobs more likely to be dispersed and affected by technology

INREV annual conference 2017, Berlin

INREV: Investors debate how to invest in a politically unstable world

Wed, 5 Apr 2017By

Delegates at association’s annual gathering face up to latest challenges

The European Commission, Brussels

Trade bodies sign up to INREV's principles for UK-EU relations

Tue, 4 Apr 2017By

ALFI the latest organisation to support Brexit focus group

Munich, Germany

Saudi Arabia's NCB gives Fidelity core European real estate mandate

Mon, 3 Apr 2017By

Mandate to target Germany, France, Benelux and UK

London landscape, UK

AREF publishes findings of Brexit impact assessment

Mon, 3 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Study based on interviews finds ‘overwhelming preference’ for fund suspension

London's Liverpool Street station

UK infrastructure, property at risk from lack of free movement, warns RICS

Wed, 29 Mar 2017By

Brexit must work for construction industry, says industry body

consensus is split on the future of the london office market

London offices set for weaker occupier demand, research suggests

Wed, 29 Mar 2017By

Medium-term performance of the market to be driven by fundamentals, says Fidelity

Berlin sunset

MIPIM: Human capital to fuel Berlin real estate growth

Wed, 15 Mar 2017By

LaSalle Investment highlights favourable prospects for German city

Heathrow airport

Segro pays Aviva Investors £365m for full ownership of airport partnership

Fri, 10 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Deal funded through £573m rights issue by UK listed REIT

Cannes, France

MIPIM: Delegations set for pre-Brexit battle in Cannes

Thu, 9 Mar 2017By

Annual four-day event comes as UK prepares to trigger Article 50

EU flag

INREV: Brexit should not result in 'new barriers' between UK and EU

Thu, 9 Mar 2017By

Association highlights importance of future relationship between UK and EU post-Brexit

London landscape, UK

Improved investment activity boosts near-term forecasts for UK real estate

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Capital market sentiment for 2018 weakens

London phonebox

M&G Real Estate wins $500m mandate for UK real estate

Thu, 23 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Investment manager to invest across all major property types


Goodman selectively buying in UK for CPPIB, APG partnership

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By Florence Chong

Bidders for Australian firm’s £500m UK business parks asset in final round

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK's FCA launches discussion paper on open-ended funds

Wed, 8 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Move comes six months after UK vote to leave EU triggered redemptions

consensus is split on the future of the london office market

Investment in London rises in final quarter of 2016  – CBRE

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Asian buyers most active party followed by Middle Eastern investors

consensus is split on the future of the london office market

Investment in London real estate falls 50% in 2016 – study

Thu, 2 Feb 2017By IPE staff

UK’s eventual exit from the EU amplifies slump in investment

London phonebox

Green Property sells London offices to Asian investor for £246m

Mon, 30 Jan 2017By IPE staff

Two buildings at 7 and 8 St James’s Square were owned since 2008

London phonebox

Demand for UK commercial property rebounds after Brexit vote

Thu, 26 Jan 2017By IPE staff

Enquiries rose in final quarter according to latest RICS survey

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK property industry steps up Brexit lobbying efforts

Tue, 24 Jan 2017By

BPF and PIA outline key elements ahead of EU negotiations


Brexit sees investors fall out of love with London offices, INREV finds

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Investors to commit €52.6bn to global real estate this year

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

ICG-Longbow reviews debt strategy in lower-return environment

Wed, 11 Jan 2017By IPE staff

London-based manager looks to increase loan-to-value lending levels

Map of Europe

Quarterly INREV index shows drop in UK non-listed property returns

Thu, 24 Nov 2016By IPE staff

European index of 278 funds still positive overall 

Westminster at sunset

UK government moves to stimulate infrastructure, housing investment

Wed, 23 Nov 2016By

Autumn Statement includes plan to boost fibre-optic cabling investment via business rates relief

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Standard Life Investments offloads UK retail asset from Brexit-hit fund

Wed, 23 Nov 2016By

Investment manager sells north London asset to Deutsche Asset Management

Regent Street, London

UK real estate in 'mid-cycle adjustment', says The Crown Estate

Fri, 18 Nov 2016By

‘Not enough elements’ for a downturn, CIO Paul Clark tells MSCI/IPF conference

Next store Oxford Street London corporate

Norway’s oil fund invests £276m in central London office, retail asset

Wed, 16 Nov 2016By

Great Portland sells pre-let development in Norges’s second post-Brexit UK buy 

Washington DC

US election: Result raises questions over real estate capital flows

Wed, 9 Nov 2016By

Investment managers point to solid fundamentals of US real estate market

london generic cranes

UK commercial property returns at lowest since 2013 – MSCI

Fri, 4 Nov 2016By IPE staff

Return takes 12-month total return to September to 4.2%

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Brexit uncertainty hits investor sentiment to Germany's advantage

Thu, 3 Nov 2016By IPE staff

Emerging Trends in Real Estate report finds strong appetite for German property

Map of Europe

Denmark's PFA backs Cromwell's debut European core fund

Wed, 2 Nov 2016By

Cromwell successfully launches fund through recently acquired Valad platform

City of London

UK falls behind Germany in real estate activity after Brexit vote

Thu, 27 Oct 2016By IPE staff

Uncertainty following 23 June vote to leave EU weighs on UK market

London Stock Exchange Paternoster Square

More than one-third of pre-EU referendum property deals complete

Mon, 24 Oct 2016By IPE staff

Advisory firm Cushman & Wakefield finds slower completion time for deals

City of London

UK property returns in positive territory, but volatility lies ahead

Mon, 24 Oct 2016By IPE staff

Further volatility likely once Article 50 enacted, says Fidelity


MIPIM UK: Leading investors hold their nerve ahead of Brexit

Fri, 21 Oct 2016By

Gathering of pension funds and sovereign wealth funds reconvene in London

Manhattan, New York

Property allocations rise despite decreasing conviction among investors

Tue, 18 Oct 2016By IPE staff

Hodes Weill & Associates survey with Cornell University finds continual decline in conviction

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

London slips to second in LaSalle growth index following Brexit

Mon, 17 Oct 2016By IPE staff

Index cites human capital, political decisions as key factors

The Houses of Parliament, London

AREF to investigate Brexit implications for property funds

Thu, 13 Oct 2016By

John Forbes commissioned to reassess best practice post-referendum

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

IPE Real Assets 2016: Brexit requires active stance from investors

Thu, 13 Oct 2016By

Europe ‘hugely challenged’, head of real assets tells delegates 

Expo Real 2014

Expo Real: Brexit has little impact on long-term outlook for UK market

Tue, 4 Oct 2016By

First panel at annual conference debates impact of referendum

Brexit: Back to the drawing board

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

Investors had to tear up their forecasts following the UK referendum. Richard Lowe explores the attempts to reach a post-Brexit consensus

Investor Forum: Brexit - Voting to remain

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

Despite the widespread uncertainty regarding the Brexit vote, most investors active in UK property are choosing to stay in the market, finds Rachel Fixsen

City of London Blackstone

​Standard Life looks to reopen trading in frozen property fund

Tue, 20 Sep 2016By

Investment manager assessing liquidity levels prior to a Q4 reopening

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Values to drop 12% but UK will avoid recession, says CBRE GI

Wed, 7 Sep 2016By

Chief economist Sabina Kalyan addresses EPRA annual conference in Paris

Light industrial

Segro raises £325m, no 'material impact' from Brexit on business

Fri, 2 Sep 2016By IPE staff

Listed firm says demand for modern warehouse space is strong

Light industrial

New UK logistics index reveals outperformance of sector

Wed, 24 Aug 2016By IPE staff

CBRE launches new benchmark to track performance of modern warehousing

Map of Europe

European property investors face 'balancing act' – Union Investment

Tue, 23 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Acceptance of lower returns prevails, according to investor survey

Demands spark student accommodation drive

Arlington Investors buys two UK student housing assets

Mon, 22 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Rockspring sells properties in London and Leeds

London City office development

Brexit triggers UK property writedown by Norwegian sovereign fund

Wed, 17 Aug 2016By

Writedowns in UK portfolio drags real estate returns into negative territory

London Stock Exchange Paternoster Square

Decline in UK total returns accelerates following Brexit vote

Tue, 16 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Major decline in total returns and capital values

City of London

UK property rental values on 'relatively sound foundations' – study

Fri, 12 Aug 2016

Capital Economics does not rule out ‘demand shock’ for wider commercial sector

UK housing

UK house price growth shown to slow after EU referendum

Thu, 11 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Latest RICS survey post lowest figures for three years

Hotel leisure hotels

Brexit to hit London's hard-pressed hotel sector, study predicts

Wed, 10 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Occupancy in UK capital’s hotels falls for sixth consecutive quarter

Atlantic ocean

US pension fund anticipates Brexit boost for domestic property

Wed, 10 Aug 2016By Jon Peterson

US pension fund says US market deemed the safest following UK referendum vote

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Office Space in Town aims for £500m serviced-office fund

Tue, 9 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Vehicle to be first dedicated to office sub-sector

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

UK real estate capital values fall by 3.3% in July – CBRE

Mon, 8 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Rental values across UK’s commercial property market steady

London skyline

Brexit has little impact on UK occupier sentiment, survey shows

Fri, 5 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Survey indicates property-occupier resilience despite slowdown in UK economy


Brexit analysis: Private debt to be standout winner

Fri, 5 Aug 2016

Private debt is set to benefit the most from structural changes accentuated by Brexit

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Overseas investors account for 28% of UK investment property

Thu, 4 Aug 2016By IPE staff

Research by IPF finds overseas investor holdings growing

West Midlands

West Midlands backs Kames Capital secondary UK property trust

Tue, 2 Aug 2016By IPE staff

UK pension fund encouraged by opportunities created by Brexit impact

More power to limited partnerships

UK real estate investment fell in months prior to Brexit vote – study

Thu, 28 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Real Capital Analytics data shows 45% drop in deals in first half of 2016

London Stock Exchange Paternoster Square

UK property market to weather Brexit impact, says La Française

Wed, 27 Jul 2016By IPE staff

UK market fundamentals ‘sufficiently sound’ to soften impact of UK’s vote to leave EU

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Mercer raises £235m for second UK-focused real estate fund

Tue, 26 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Vehicle backed by investors in Europe, North America and UK

Australian offices

Real IS launches real estate fund targeting Australian cities

Mon, 25 Jul 2016By IPE staff

German fund manager sees more opportunity in Australia than Europe

Cape Town, South Africa

UK REIT Hammerson to list on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Mon, 25 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Listed property company looks for wider pool of capital

London skyline

UK fund managers warned not to 'talk' themselves into correction

Fri, 22 Jul 2016By

IPF reveals extent to which fund managers have revised down expectations

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

UK property still target market for CalSTRS despite Brexit

Fri, 22 Jul 2016By Jon Peterson

US pension fund will not shun UK as it increases its real estate allocation

New York City

Real estate boosts Blackstone results as it eyes sale opportunities

Fri, 22 Jul 2016By Christopher O'Dea

Brexit seen as an opportunity despite writing down value of office portfolio

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK government urged to help avoid commercial property downturn

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By

BPF calls for raft of measures and cites RICS showing slump in investor sentiment

Pounds sterling

Aberdeen reduces redemption penalty following asset sales

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By

Dilution adjustment reduced in UK Property Fund following disposals

Cloudy london

Brexit issues likely to be less severe than investors fear – LaSalle

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Medium-term capital inflows into real estate will only be interrupted, not reversed

Cloudy london

Brexit vote could 'destabilise' funding for UK infrastructure

Wed, 20 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Panel considers impact of UK’s vote to leave European Union

ESMA Paris building

ESMA raises concerns over extending AIFMD passport to US

Tue, 19 Jul 2016By

InvestEurope says Brexit makes easing of cross-border capital flows even more important

Shop sale

Aberdeen’s unfrozen property fund sells London asset to Norges Bank

Mon, 18 Jul 2016By

Norway’s sovereign fund buys Oxford Street building for £124m

Map of Europe

European property posts busy Q2 despite Brexit uncertainty

Fri, 15 Jul 2016By

Latest numbers from CBRE show real estate transactions up across the region

Pounds sterling

Aberdeen lifts trading ban on UK property fund

Wed, 13 Jul 2016By

Investors now able to trade at 17% discount

Map of Europe

Patron Capital raises €950m for European real estate fund

Tue, 12 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Investors from nine countries back oversubscribed fund


KGAL invests in Hamburg office asset on behalf of German fund

Mon, 11 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Manager buys six-storey asset in Winterhude

Cloudy london

'Gating' of UK property funds could create opportunity – Partners Group

Mon, 11 Jul 2016By Florence Chong

Co-head of private real estate expects uncertainty to open doors

London south bank Carlyle

British Land sells central London retail asset for £400m

Fri, 8 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Listed property company confirms sale of department store building

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Analysis: Opportunistic investors monitor UK market upheaval

Thu, 7 Jul 2016By

Brexit fallout and property fund suspensions stir opportunity funds

Map of Europe

Global investors to reduce UK real estate investment – Preqin

Thu, 7 Jul 2016By IPE staff

Preqin survey finds 57% of respondents aim to cut investment after vote result

London south bank Carlyle

Aberdeen introduces redemption penalty to avoid selling at discount

Thu, 7 Jul 2016By

Dilution adjustment means investors face 17% price cut on their redemptions

Cloudy london

Henderson becomes fourth property fund manager to suspend trading

Wed, 6 Jul 2016By

Move follows similar moves by M&G, Aviva Investors and Standard Life Investments

London skyline

Analysis: What the property fund freezes mean for institutional investors

Wed, 6 Jul 2016By

Pension funds seek reassurance after three UK property funds suspend trading

Shiprock, New Mexico

Starwood's $6bn fund attracts New Mexico PERA capital

Wed, 6 Jul 2016By Jon Peterson

Manager’s latest fund backed by pension fund ahead of first close

Cloudy london

M&G Investments becomes third fund to suspend trading

Tue, 5 Jul 2016By

Investment manager follows moves by Aviva Investors, Standard Life

Cloudy london

Aviva follows Standard Life in freezing UK property fund

Tue, 5 Jul 2016By

There could be a silver lining in trading suspensions, says Capital Economics

Amsterdam at night

Bouwinvest to increase international real estate allocation to 40%

Tue, 5 Jul 2016By Leen Preesman

Property investor to shift focus from Europe to Asia Pacific, US

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Standard Life freezes redemptions on UK property fund

Mon, 4 Jul 2016By

Trading suspended on £2.91bn fund, open to retail and institutional investors

Tokyo at night

Brexit could divert Japanese capital to US, Australia

Fri, 1 Jul 2016By

UK referendum could accelerate Japanese investors’ global property plans

Thames Tunnel, infrastructure

Brexit unlikely to deter long-term infrastructure investors

Thu, 30 Jun 2016By

Global investors expected to stick with UK market in the long run

Tokyo Japan

Mitsui Fudosan plans to list logistics REIT in Japan

Thu, 30 Jun 2016By Florence Chong

Brexit causes some uncertainty on initial public offering

Stock market numbers

UK REIT sell-off a buying opportunity, says Cohen & Steers

Wed, 29 Jun 2016By

Select companies in position to weather Brexit storm, according to listed specialist

IPE RE Global 2016 – delegates

Analysis: The risk of 'contagion' for Eurosceptic markets

Tue, 28 Jun 2016By

EU is more likely to suffer investor vengeance after UK’s vote to leave

City London

UK commercial property to weather Brexit, say Aviva, M&G

Mon, 27 Jun 2016By

Fund managers play down fears of a hard landing, but City offices vulnerable

Electric pylons

AMP Capital: No long-term risk for UK infrastructure following Brexit

Mon, 27 Jun 2016By IPE staff

Asset manager does see short-term slowdown due to currency fluctuations

Hong Kong

​Brexit might benefit Hong Kong, Sydney and Shanghai markets

Mon, 27 Jun 2016By Tsering Namgyal

Analysts suggest Asian investors will look at to markets in domestic region

Map of Europe

German fund managers remain committed to UK real estate

Fri, 24 Jun 2016By

Union and Patrizia expect to remain long-term investors despite Brexit

Map of Europe

UK leasing market faces ‘long goodbye’ rather than exodus

Fri, 24 Jun 2016By

UK’s vote to exit European Union turns focus turns to occupier prospects

City London

Brexit unlikely to cause commercial property crash, say economists

Fri, 24 Jun 2016By

Capital Economics says fears of a correction deemed ‘overly pessimistic’

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Charities unconcerned by Brexit referendum, Mayfair survey shows

Mon, 20 Jun 2016By IPE staff

Charities well placed to ‘look through’ short-term volatility 

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Aviva Investors scales back return expectations for UK real estate

Wed, 8 Jun 2016By IPE staff

Manager revises outlook for sector as Brexit concerns mount

Westminster at sunset

Brexit risk clouds UK property sentiment – IPF

Tue, 31 May 2016By IPE staff

UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union creates uncertainty

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By

BREXIT Uncertainty and paralysis have hit the UK property markets in the lead up to the referendum on Britain’s place in Europe

City of London Blackstone

Analysis: UK property faces 'dead quarter' ahead of Brexit vote

Mon, 25 Apr 2016By

Reluctance to commit to UK real estate deals until outcome of referendum 

The Houses of Parliament, London

Coal Pension Trustees to invest in UK PRS, unfazed by 'Brexit' risk

Fri, 20 Nov 2015By

UK institution attracted by domestic residential sector, Dinning tells MSCI delegates

Economic Briefing: Bracing for a Brexit

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

How big a threat would Britain exiting the EU be to the UK property markets? Ed Stansfield questions some common assumptions

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