The Institutional Real Estate Letter - Australia
March 1, 2013: Volume 2, Number 1Buy For $150.00 Add to Cart
Risky Business: Super Funds Turn to Long-term, Core Investments to Generate Income and Help Manage Risk
Efforts to manage various types and levels of portfolio risk are a constant undertaking for institutional investors around the world, and Australian superannuation funds are no exception.
Super Prime: Australia's Best Property Is the Most Likely to See Yield Compression
Commercial property is a mid-risk asset class that provides an income through contractual lease agreements (often with explicit fixed escalations) and potential for capital appreciation.
A Journey's End and Beginning: When Does Being Defensive Become Too Expensive?
Since the annus horribilis of 2008 saw the S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT index plunge almost 60 percent, A-REIT investors have trod water, waiting for the market to realise the latent value in their holdings.
In Syndication: The Return of Direct Property Syndicates Is a Trend to Watch
Closed-end syndicates aimed at small investors make up a minor part of the Australian property funds industry — Property Investment Research estimates that as at 31 December 2011, they accounted for just 2–3 percent of sector assets, or around A$6.6 billion (US$6.8 billion) in absolute terms.