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  • 08-14-23

    Capital Markets Update: Real Estate Industry Braces for More Credit Tightening Ahead

    Although deals are still getting done, it is a tough market to find capital to fund acquisitions and development, and the need to deleverage maturing loans in a higher rate environment is fueling concerns about rising commercial real estate loan stress. That challenging market is evident in slumping transaction activity. 

  • July

  • 07-10-23

    Paris and Madrid Among Bright Spots for Europe’s Office Sector in 2023

    Although residential fell more in the first quarter of 2023, office remains Europe’s most scarred commercial real estate sector, according to advisory firm Green Street. Government mandates around sustainability are also tightening, and Cushman & Wakefield says 76 percent of European office space could be obsolete by 2030 unless landlords start investing now.

  • 07-10-23

    Scaling Growth across India and the Broader Office Sector in Asia Pacific

    The second half of 2020 through to the following year was probably the busiest investment period in the two decades at Brookfield in the Asia Pacific region, according to the investment management firm managing partner and chief investment officer Lowell Baron. Baron spoke at a fireside chat session at the 2023 ULI Asia Pacific Summit opposite moderator Radha Dhir, JLL’s CEO and country head for India.

  • 07-01-23

    Reflecting on Philanthropy, Education, and 30 Years in Real Estate with Xander Group Founder Sid Yog

    Sid Yog, the founding partner of Xander Group, reflected on his career in discussion with ESR Hong Kong managing director Rui Hua Chang during a fireside chat at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit 2023 in Singapore.

  • June

  • 06-30-23

    Multifamily Reckoning: Repricing Risk amid Higher Interest Rates

    The next era of multifamily real estate will be led by managers that have the ability to produce alpha. The 2010s were defined by a seemingly never-ending bull market. The next cycle will remind investors of the importance of partnering with managers that apply an appropriate risk-reward analysis and have the skill and experience to add value at the real estate level to generate alpha. 

  • 06-26-23

    Valuations Mostly Down in Europe But Vacancy Remaining Low

    Limited supply of real estate assets—particularly properties which have the high environmental standards being demanded by occupiers—as well as the boost provided to rental income by inflation are positives amid persistent uncertainty in the European real estate market, according to a panel of executives during the 2023 ULI Europe Conference.

  • 06-12-23

    Investors Say Asia Pacific Real Estate Decoupled from Global Markets

    The 2023 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore brought together a panel of prominent investors to discuss how a fast-changing global macro environment is impacting Asia Pacific’s commercial real estate markets. Panelists noted that current conditions are uncharted territory for an industry conditioned by 40 years of falling interest rates and inflation.

  • May

  • 05-30-23

    Despite Turmoil, Investors Finding Rent Growth in the United Kingdom

    Value-added real estate investment will be the engine of returns as the macro environment remains unpredictable and debt providers exert caution, according to a panel of executives at the ULI’s United Kingdom conference in May.

  • 05-22-23

    ULI Forecast: What Can the Commercial Real Estate Industry Expect in the Next Three Years?

    At the recent 2023 ULI Spring Meeting in Toronto, panelists noted that transaction volumes have dropped significantly with the slowing of lending and bank failures.

  • 05-17-23

    Assessing the Risks and Opportunities That Lie Ahead for Global Real Estate

    Industry leaders speaking at a general session at the 2023 ULI Spring Meeting agreed that innovation is needed to provide more housing in growing cities.