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Big data: Critical update

November/December 2017 (Magazine)

Big data is coming to real estate and the most forward-thinking investors are already embracing it. Maha Khan Phillips reports

Big data: Investing in bandwidth

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea

The rise in data streaming is putting pressure on existing networks but boosting opportunities for institutional investors, writes Christopher O’Dea

Student Housing: Higher education, lower grade?

September/October 2017 (Magazine)

The strength of the UK student housing market has attracted institutional investors for some time. But, asks Rachel Goult, could the sector be about to weaken?

Data Centres: Bright outlook for the cloud

September/October 2017 (Magazine)

Demand for bandwidth is only going to increase, especially with the emergence of Internet of Things. The data centre market is only going to get bigger, write Tom Duncan and Bob Thompson

Hotels Europe: Short-stay assets, long-term capital

July/August 2017 (Magazine)By Maha Khan Phillips

Its customers come and go, but the hotel industry is attracting a new kind of long-term owner. Maha Khan Phillips checks into a growing institutional sector

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Hotels Asia-Pacific: Investors book in advance

July/August 2017 (Magazine)

The growth of the hotel industry in Asia-Pacific is vulnerable to short-term shocks, but its long-term outlook is attracting investors. Florence Chong reports

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Student Housing: International studies

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The sector is led by the US, UK and Australia. But student housing is fast becoming a global market, writes Florence Chong

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Student Housing: Graduating to the big league

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By

As the boundary between student and professional living blurs, Germany’s growing sector is ripe for consolidation, says Russell Handy

Student Housing: Market revision

May/June 2017 (Magazine)

Will Brexit affect student numbers and hurt the appeal of the sector in the UK? Not necessarily, say Joanna Turner and Rocco Versace

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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Commerz Real to invest €2bn globally for special hotel fund

Fri, 12 Jan 2018By IPE staff

Buys first two hotels in Australia for €50m for CR Institutional Hotel Fund

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LACERS mulls allocation upgrade for private real estate

Wed, 10 Jan 2018By Jon Peterson

US pension fund plans to raise private real estate allocation from 5% to 8%

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Self-storage fund raises capital from San Francisco pension plan

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By Jon Peterson

SFERS commits to Crow Holdings Self-Storage Fund and SC Capital’s RECAP V

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Harrison Street in JV with MPC Capital to expand European presence

Fri, 5 Jan 2018By IPE staff

Harrison Street has acquired six student housing properties in Germany from MPC

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Ohio BWC backs Gaw as third US value-add fund nears close

Thu, 4 Jan 2018By Jon Peterson

Gaw US Fund III to close in 1Q, targets $400m capital raise

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​PensionDanmark expands property portfolio in west of Denmark

Thu, 4 Jan 2018By

The pension fund is buying a hotel and two office buildings in the west of Denmark

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Warburg-HIH strengthens regional presence with new Dutch office

Fri, 19 Jan 2018By IPE staff

Reinoud Plantenga will be responsible for the office and its initial team of three employees

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People moves: Broussou to head AEW's institutional asset management in France

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By IPE staff

AEW, Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate, LGIM Real Assets, Franklin Templeton

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StepStone Real Estate takes over Courtland Partners

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By IPE staff

Deal expected to create business advising $100bn of real estate allocations

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​SCOR IP targets €500m for third infrastructure financing fund

Tue, 12 Dec 2017By IPE staff

French company deploys all of the €378m capital raised for second fund

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Legal & General appoints Simpraga as infrastructure strategist

Thu, 7 Dec 2017By IPE staff

Simpraga will help the development of new investment products.

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Hammerson and Intu to merge to create £21bn European retail landlord

Wed, 6 Dec 2017By

Consolidation of UK REITs will be followed by £2bn disposal programme

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