Investors from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore are leading a transformational change in European property markets that will have as much impact as the high-tech revolution, a group of experts said at the ULI Real Estate Trends Conference in London.Read More
The Trepp survey for the week ending July 11, 2014, showed spreads widening +/–2 basis points as the financial markets tried to process the twin geopolitical upheavals that grabbed everyone’s attention last week.Read More
The Real Estate Research Corporation has released its buy/sell/hold recommendations for the first and second quarters of 2014 based on an investor attitude survey, with significant movement at the property-sector level.Read More
This may come as a surprise, but the largest private equity investor over the past five years is the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). According to a study conducted by Private Equity International, CPPIB has allocated 18 percent—or $26.2 billion—of its investable funds to private equity since 2009.Read More
The Trepp survey for the week ending June 20, 2014, continued the trend of spreads implying ten-year commercial real estate mortgage rates for institutional properties at +/–4 percent.
Crowdfunding has already brought millions of dollars to real estate development projects—and this is just the beginning, said William Skelley, CEO of iFunding, a real estate crowdfunding website.
For the 14th consecutive trailing 12-month period, the NCREIF National Property Index showed double-digit returns (composed of income and appreciation in value), reflecting a combination of continuing improvement in property fundamentals and high levels of investor demand for income-producing assets.
Secondary markets behave differently than their big-city gateway peers, so prudent investors need to adjust their strategies accordingly.
Lending and investment standards are easing despite credible warnings of a bubble.
The Trepp survey for the week ended June 6 showed spreads widening 3 to 5 basis points and the implied ten-year commercial real estate mortgage rate for institutional properties remaining at 4.00+/- percent. Year-to-date, the implied rate continues to hover near historical lows, declining 51 basis points since January 1, 2014.