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MSCI triples the number of its private real estate indexes available on Global Intel PLUS

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:58

MSCI Inc has announced today a major expansion of its data set and analytical tools designed to help investors in commercial private real estate worldwide evaluate performance and sharpen analysis of strengths and weaknesses in their portfolios. »

Northern Trust Asset Management and GRESB launch sustainable real estate index and fund

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 09:31

Northern Trust Asset Management, collaborating with GRESB, the global sustainability benchmark for real assets, has launched a sustainable real estate index. »

Northern Trust launches sustainable real estate index and fund

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 13:12

Northern Trust Asset Management, collaborating with GRESB, has launched a sustainable real estate index. »

INREV to track performance of German-based real estate vehicles

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 13:23

The European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV) has launched indices measuring the annual and quarterly performance of Spezialfonds, Publikumsfonds and other vehicle types domiciled in Germany. »

EPRA Developed Europe Real Estate Index hits 100-constituent milestone and passes EUR200bn market cap level

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:52

Europe’s listed real estate benchmark reached the 100 constituents milestone in early June and has passed the EUR200 billion market capitalisation level, as global investors target strong yields in the sector and a performance that produced a total return of 18.8 per cent in 2015, according to the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA). »

Ediston Property Company admitted to FTSE-All Share Index

Wed, 08/06/2016 - 09:33

The Board of Ediston Property Investment Company (EPIC), the specialist property investment company, has been granted admission to the FTSE-All Share Index with effect from 17 June 2016. »

LendInvest buy-to-let index reveals greater opportunities for landlords beyond London

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 09:42

The latest Buy-to-Let Index from LendInvest, the UK’s largest online marketplace for property, has revealed the huge opportunities available to landlords who look beyond London and the South East. »

INREV launches investor real estate performance index

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 15:45

INREV has unveiled its Global Investor Real Estate Performance Index – a new index that tracks investor performance for the first time.  »

Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index reports unseasonal acceleration in house price growth across UK cities in last three months

Mon, 28/03/2016 - 12:53

February saw a notable and unseasonal acceleration in house price growth across UK cities according to the latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index.  »

Majority of UK healthcare property values on the up

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 09:25

Healthcare property in the UK has seen a 10.4 per cent return in the year to end 2015, according to the MSCI’s IPD UK Annual Healthcare Property Index. »

LGIM expands index fund range

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 10:12

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the largest index managers in the UK, has launched the Legal & General Global Real Estate Dividend Index Fund, and is planning to launch of the Legal & General Emerging Markets Government Bond (Local Currency) Index Fund. »

Regional retail and industrial offer best opportunities for UK commercial property investment, says C&W

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 15:39

While strong investment in the UK commercial property market continued in Q3, market pricing and yields were stable in nearly all markets according to Cushman & Wakefield’s UK Fair Value Index, with 23 out of the 32 markets still categorised as fairly priced. »

Investors see REITs outperforming S&P 500 over next year

Thu, 15/10/2015 - 14:49

Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, are predicted to outperform the S&P 500 Index over the next 12 months, according to a poll attendees at BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual North American Real Estate Conference in Chicago. »

INREV Quarterly Index continues upward trend

Tue, 08/09/2015 - 09:26

The INREV Q2 2015 Quarterly Index has just been published showing a continuing upward trend in the performance of European non-listed real estate funds. Overall returns for Q2 hit 2.55 per cent, up from 2.45 per cent in the previous quarter. »

Regional retail and industrial markets offer best opportunities for UK commercial property investment

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 09:50

Strong investor demand continued to push yields down in quarter two, in 12 out of 32 property markets covered, according to DTZ’s UK Fair Value Index. »

Total returns on UK commercial property fall slightly in July

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 07:38

Total return on investment in UK commercial property fell to 1.2 per cent for the month of July, from 1.3 per cent in June, according to the latest CBRE Monthly Index.  »

Griffin Institutional Access Real Estate Fund outperforms S&P, MSCI and Barclays indexes in first year

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 14:24

Griffin Capital Corporation’ Griffin Institutional Access Real Estate Fund (GIREX) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index, Barclays Aggregate Bond Index, and the MSCI US REIT Index since it’s launch juts over a year ago on Since the Fund's inception on 30 June, 2014. »

UK Industrial sectors in regional markets among best investment opportunities, says DTZ

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 09:00

The UK’s regional industrial and retail markets are the most attractive for prime commercial property investment according to DTZ’s Fair Value Index. »

Columbia Property Trust added to MSCI US REIT Index

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:00

Columbia Property Trust is being added to the MSCI US REIT Index (RMZ) effective as of the close of 29 May, 2015, as a result of MSCI’s semi-annual equity index review. »

Non-listed real estate funds deliver best performance since 2006

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 11:00

European non-listed real estate funds notched up a record performance of 8.0 per cent in 2014 – the highest level since before the financial crisis and more than double the 3.2 per cent total return achieved in 2013. »

Equinix to join FTSE NAREIT US Real Estate Index Series

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 20:30

Equinix has been added to the FTSE NAREIT US Real Estate Index Series, including the FTSE NAREIT Equity REITs Index, FTSE NAREIT All Equity REITs Index, FTSE NAREIT Composite Index, and FTSE NAREIT Diversified Property Sector, effective with the market open on Monday, 23 March, 2015. »

Is it time to party like it’s 1999?

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:18

Charles Hepworth (pictured), Investment Director, GAM, comments on the outlook for the FTSE 100 index… »

EDHEC IEIF Commercial Property (France) Index to include commercial property variable-capital SCPIs

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 17:45

There is no change to the index composition rules: only SCPIs that have recorded trading volume of more than 2 million euros on the secondary market during the previous year will be included. »

Crudely interrupted

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 19:07

In the last full trading week of the year, the closing of the books was crudely interrupted by a crossover from chaos in the energy markets, accompanied by a total collapse in the Russian Rouble, says Tim Edwards, Index Investment Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices… »

Global quarterly fund returns accelerate again in Q3 2014, says IPD

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 09:00

Global quarterly property fund returns accelerated again in the quarter to September 2014, reaching 3.0%, a level not seen since June 2011, according to the latest IPD Global  Quarterly Property Fund Index. »

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