Institutional Real Estate Europe
February 1, 2014: Vol. 8, Number 2Buy For $150.00 Add to Cart
Strength in numbers: Rising populations are good news for real estate investors
The world is an increasingly small place, or so we are led to believe, not only due to the advance of technology, but also because the overall population is increasing all the time.
Rooms with a view: The global hospitality industry is making a strong comeback from its nadir
The impact of the global financial crisis was immediate, and devastating, on the hotel industry.
Sums and parts: The Czech Republic and Slovakia are both performing in the shadow of Poland
The Czech and Slovak economies have to demonstrate that they can generate economic growth even without the boom in the automotive industry. The economic growth story for the two capitals is now clear and, according to Eurostat, the metropolitan areas of the two cities are currently among the 10 richest within the European Union.
The money talks: Real estate investors remain focused on risk and what it brings to the party
September 2013 marked the fifth anniversary of the start of the global financial crisis. Memories are long, and when you’ve lost money they’re even longer.
Leading the way: It's time for an industry approach, and somebody has to do it
The private real estate fund industry in the United Kingdom and in the rest of Europe was born in the late 1990s. The industry’s evolution in such a short time is remarkable.
We've come to play: 2014 will be a tipping point for real estate
At this time last year, I wrote an article attempting to find areas of consensus among the economic reports crossing my desk. Crystal balls were pretty foggy, and the future was anyone’s guess.
Germany: flavour of the month, or much more?
In the latter half of 2013, German assets across property sectors have been changing hands with immense regularity.
Residential property attracts investors
A number of joint ventures focused on residential developments have been formed recently.
Fundraising round-up: Year ends with a slow finish
December 2013 was a slow month for European fundraising, but some funds were still active, including the launch of two funds focusing on alternative property sectors.
New REITs join the ranks
The listed property market in Europe added a few REITs at the end of 2013.
Market Focus: Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul is the economic and business hub of Turkey, despite Ankara being named as the capital in 1923. With a population of 13.9 million inhabitants, Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey.