Latest real assets thinking
Demographics key to the future of real estate
5 Sep 2018
Real estate investors should focus on global demographic trends to ensure their portfolios stand the test of time.
Structured finance: opportunities for institutional investors in the post-crisis world
23 Aug 2018
In our latest alternative income update, we look at opportunities in structured finance as stringent capital requirements continue to rein in banks’ activities in certain areas, including long-term lending and derivatives.
UK retail parks ripe for redevelopment
23 Jul 2018
With UK retail parks facing an increasingly perilous future, turning the sites into vibrant residential-led developments offers land owners an opportunity to bolster investment returns.
Real estate investors face risks as euro zone reaches turning point
12 Jul 2018
The European economy continues to grow above trend rates, but investors should be wary of rising bond yields and rapid development in some markets, says Vivienne Bolla.
Real estate: the rise of the metropoles
22 Jun 2018
The growing importance of megacities, the largest and most productive metropoles, is likely to have significant implications for investors, says Souad Cherfouh.
Harnessing private finance for UK rail transformation
14 Jun 2018
The UK wants to attract private sector investment into its fragmented rail network, but the pathways for injecting capital are not yet clear.
Real estate supply: the forgotten part of the equation
31 May 2018
Supply-side factors are often underestimated by real estate investors with demand drivers receiving more attention, says Monika Sujkowksa.
Up and coming: seizing opportunities in London's emerging locations
16 May 2018
Investors able to spot developing trends and create fit-for-purpose assets in London’s emerging locations could generate enhanced returns.
Income to drive real estate returns as yield cycle nears end
9 May 2018
The prospect of robust global economic growth in the coming years should prove positive for occupier demand, but could present fresh challenges to real estate investors as interest rates rise around the globe.
The future of retail parks – rising to the online challenge
2 May 2018
Technological developments are driving change in the UK retail sector, a trend with significant implications for retail park investors, says Jonathan Bayfield.
Canadian infrastructure: brave new world?
30 Apr 2018
Investors have high hopes for Canada’s PPP infrastructure market, but can it deliver the opportunities investors crave?
Co-working space: technology driving disruption
17 Apr 2018
Demand for flexible office space is growing as technology disrupts working practices and business structures, says Tom Goodwin.