Due to increasing investor demand Nedgroup Investments, which runs an independent multi-boutique asset manager business model, has increased its product offering by launching two new share classes – GBP (Accumulation and Distribution) – for its Global Property fund.
The UK care home sector has seen a minimal increase in in the number of beds but this is failing to keep up with demand, with the number of care home beds per 100 people over the age of 85 falling by 5 per cent since 2010, according to the latest research by leading global property adviser Knight Frank.
Cohen & Steers has welcomed the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) announcement on proposals to reduce the potential for harm to investors from the liquidity mismatch in open-ended property funds.
Global property technology company, Equiem, has published the results of its most comprehensive global office occupier survey to date, providing landlords and tenants alike with insights into occupier sentiment amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Real estate fund managers and investors are squaring up to tackle twin threats of climate change and an affordability crisis in housing, which they say could create sea change in the real estate investment world, according to a new whitepaper by SEI.
Foresight Capital Management (FCM), part of Foresight Group, has launched the FP Foresight Sustainable Real Estate Securities Fund.
IPSX Group (The International Property Securities Exchange), which operates a regulated securities exchange dedicated to commercial property, has signed an agreement with Iress to make IPSX market data available through both its trading software and extensive range of data feeds by the end of July 2020.
Century Bridge Capital has invested in a Chinese middle-income, residential project in Taicang, China. The project is a joint venture with Hong-Kong listed developer Jingrui, with whom Century Bridge has previously developed successful projects in Ningbo and Wuxi.
Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) has exchanged on a 55,380 sq ft letting to Queen Mary University of London (Queen Mary) at Department W – a comprehensively redeveloped office on Mile End Road in Tower Hamlets, that was formerly home to Wickham’s department store.
European pension funds reveal most important features in long income property investment managers and strategies
Risk management (24.5 per cent), performance track record (22.4 per cent), competitive fees (21.3 per cent) and origination capability (20.5 per cent), are the features valued most by European institutional pension funds when considering long income property investment managers and strategies.
The number of new build UK homes started and completed in the last quarter of 2019 fell below government targets, according to new figures, and the industry says the coronavirus pandemic is set to have a further impact on the sector.
RLI Investors (RLI), a specialist investor in the German logistics real estate sector has succeeded in increasing its logistics property and fund assets under management by almost 24 per cent, passing the EUR1 billion mark in the process.