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MSCI releases industry’s first global asset infrastructure index

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 15:30

MSCI has today released the IPD Global Infrastructure Direct Asset Index, the first global index to describe the investment performance of infrastructure investments irrespective of the investment vehicle structure. »

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Swedish listed market property values up 2.8 per cent in past 12 months

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 16:00

Returns in Sweden’s listed property sector continue to gain strength, according to the IPD Sweden Quarterly Listed Property Market Monitor, released by MSCI. »

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S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI create real estate sector in GICS structure

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:01

S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI have created a new real estate sector as part of their annual review of the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) structure, bringing the number of GICS sectors to 11. »

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UK commercial property value growth moderates but industrials keep up the pace

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 09:09

The UK real estate market continued to perform strongly during the third quarter of 2014, with values rising by 3.0 per cent for all property. »

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Irish property returns reach all-time high in Q3 2014

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:00

Returns from Irish commercial real estate continued to rise in the third quarter of 2014 to reach 11.0 per cent, their highest level since the IPD/SCSI Ireland Quarterly Property Index began in 1995, according to data from MSCI. »

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UK commercial property moves ahead in September as retail rents gain traction

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 14:03

UK commercial real estate returned 1.7 per cent in September, significantly up on the 1.4 per cent return for August, according to the IPD UK Monthly Property Index released by MSCI. »

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MSCI releases its first IPD Canada Property Fund Index

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 12:05

MSCI has released the IPD Canada Quarterly Property Fund Index, which aims to measure the net asset value performance of private real estate funds in Canada.  »

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Signals of fatigue from Italian property funds

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 10:02

The first six months of 2014 witnessed yet another plunge for Italian property funds, which posted a return of -1.3 per cent in the period to June 2014, according to IPD Italy Biannual Property Fund Index from MSCI. »

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French retail market bends but does not break, while office capital values go on declining, says IPD

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 14:07

The French retail property market total return declined in the first half of 2014 to reach 2.5 per cent, resulting in an annual retail return of 5.8 per cent for the full year, according to the latest IPD France Biannual Property Index. »

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UK commercial property growth slips further in August, but industrials forge ahead

Mon, 15/09/2014 - 10:06

Commercial property values in the UK rose by 0.9 per cent in August, slightly less than the 1.1 per cent growth seen in July, according to the IPD UK Monthly Property Index. »

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Portuguese property fund performance still close to historical low

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 14:35

Portuguese property investment funds delivered an annual total return of -3.2 per cent, at fund level, for the year-ending June 2014, according to the APFIPP/IPD Portugal Quarterly Property Fund Index. »

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British residential returns lead Europe and North America, says IPD

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 06:08

Commercially held residential property in the UK generated higher returns than any other major European or North American market last year, according to IPD. »

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Non-listed real estate returns exceed two per cent for the first time since 2010

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:03

European non-listed real estate funds continue to perform positively, with overall returns for the second quarter totalling 2.66 per cent, according to the INREV Q2 2014 Quarterly Index. »

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Global quarterly fund returns accelerate in second quarter, says IPD

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 10:02

The IPD Global Quarterly Property Fund Index accelerated in the quarter to June 2014, reaching 2.9 per cent, a level not seen since March 2011. »

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France Institutional OPCI property fund index delivers 1.7 per cent in H1 2014

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 12:02

The IPD France Institutional OPCI Property Fund Index, published in partnership with ASPIM, showed a six month total return of 1.7 per cent as at 30 June 2014. »

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Pan-European property fund performance at seven year high

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 10:06

Pan-European real estate fund returns were at their highest level since 2007 in the second quarter of 2014, reaching 3.2 per cent for the quarter, according to the IPD Pan-Europe Quarterly Property Fund Index. »

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Improved returns for Nordic property funds in Q2 2014

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:01

Nordic property funds delivered a total return of 0.7 per cent in Q2 2014, measured in local currency terms, according to the IPD Nordic Quarterly Property Fund Index. »

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UK commercial property growth moderates in July, but industrials stand out

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 10:06

Commercial property values in the UK rose by 1.1 per cent in July, less than the 1.6 per cent growth seen in June, but still the second highest monthly increase of 2014 to date. »


Australian commercial property returns highest in two years

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 06:05

The Property Council/IPD Australia All Property Index Q2 2014 results show a total return of 9.7 per cent for the year ending June 2014. »

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Canadian commercial real estate investment returns start to ease

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 06:15

Returns on Canadian commercial real estate fell slightly over the past quarter with a total return of 9.5% for the year ending 30 June, according to the REALpac/IPD Canada Quarterly Property Index. »

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Retail recovery gathers pace as office yields dip below 5%, says IPD

Mon, 11/08/2014 - 06:05

Returns from retail property have hit a five-year peak as consumer spending continues to drive a recovery in regional real estate values. »

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FE AFI panellists advise medium risk investors to boost property allocations and cut UK exposure

Mon, 04/08/2014 - 14:01

Medium risk investors should hike their property allocations, according to the 19 financial advisers and wealth managers on the FE Adviser Fund Index (AFI) panel. »

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UK commercial property value growth hits new high as yields continue to strengthen

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 12:07

The recovery in the UK real estate market made further ground during the second quarter of 2014, as values rose by an additional 3.3 per cent for all property. »


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