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Sustainability

Portfolio: A broader horizon

May/June 2017 (Magazine)

Research supports looking beyond offices in gateway cities when creating a global strategy, say Hans Vrensen, Ken Baccam and Guillaume Oliveira 

Portfolio: Interest rates - The highs and lows

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

Comparing the inflationary world of the 1970s with today’s lower-for-longer environment can help explain why investors continue to bid up property, writes David Rees

Portfolio: Mid-table performance

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

‘Past performance is not a guide to future performance’ has become a very familiar phrase in the investment world, and increasingly to consumers via the small print of metro and newspaper ads. Despite this, investors often consider past performance and related metrics as important factors in investment and fund selection.

Portfolio: Water works

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

A framework to measure the liquidity of property assets can provide a more nuanced view for portfolio managers. Bill Page explains

Portfolio De-Risking: Still a role to play

January/February 2016 (Magazine)

The growing phenomenon of ‘de-risking’ among UK pension funds has often implied a broad move out of risk assets. But Alistair Jones and Mark Callender ask whether property should be spared

Portfolio: Quality control

January/February 2016 (Magazine)By

Prime, secondary and tertiary are inconsistently used terms to describe building and location quality. But asset allocators need an accepted, accurate industry-wide definition, writes Malcolm Frodsham

Portfolio: Let go of the benchmark

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

Investors should consider liberating themselves from the IPD benchmark and their long-held fixation on office and retail, says Paul Jayasingha

Portfolio: Asset-specific risk

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

New research highlights the need to price individual property risk more systematically and with a greater range than in the past, writes Paul Mitchell

Portfolio: Property pinch points

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

How do pinch points relate to real estate markets, and how can investors use them to their advantage? Geoffrey Armstrong explains

Portfolio - Are lenders overexposed to UK offices?

January/February 2015 (Magazine)By ,

UK real estate investors have shifted their bias from offices to retail over the past 20 years, but lenders remain equally weighted. Malcolm Frodsham and Angela Sheahan investigate

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AEW and Natixis expand €1bn real estate debt platform

Thu, 19 Oct 2017By Razak Musah Baba

Asset managers close on €500m fund and makes new appointments

Business people walking

People moves: UBS AM expands real assets business

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By IPE staff

AMP Capital, Round Hill Capital, Hodes Weill, Grosvenor, Invanhoé Cambridge

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Edmond de Rothschild takes controlling stake in Cording Real Estate

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By Razak Musah Baba

Asset manager makes acquisition to gain access to new markets in Northern Europe 

Business people walking

People moves: KIC’s Suengtak Lee to join Rockspring in Seoul

Tue, 3 Oct 2017By IPE staff

Rockspring, KIC,  BNP Paribas, BMO, Round Hill Capital, APREA, Propertylink

Business people walking

People moves: Sfaxi leaves Aberdeen Standard Investments for Hodes Weill

Wed, 27 Sep 2017By

Madison International, Allianz Real Estate, Deutsche Asset Management, TA Realty

Business people walking

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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Pennsylvania PSERS shaves 1% off real estate allocation

Fri, 22 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund still planning to invest more capital despite over-allocation

Dam, overflow pipe

Infrastructure managers taking on more risk to maintain returns, Bfinance warns

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By

New paper argues asset class entering era of squeezed returns and diverse options

Small companies risk fines with auto-enrolment delays

Denmark’s PKA halves office vacancy rate in 18 months

Tue, 22 Aug 2017By

Pension fund worked closely with architects and prospective tenants

Office buildings

​State of Wisconsin Investment Board aims to avoid competitive bidding

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund planning to be very discplined and seek motivated sellers

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Ascendas-Singbridge's Australia portfolio hits AUD2.4bn with latest acquisition

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By Florence Chong

Singapore group acquires Sydney office building for AUD252m

Book, study, university, student

UC Endowment boosts real assets allocation by 2%

Wed, 16 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

$10.6bn investor mergers real estate and real assets allocations

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