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Covid-19 is accelerating bifurcation in European real estate market, says LaSalle

Covid-19 is accelerating bifurcation in European real estate market, says LaSalle

The most successful investors in European property in 2021 will be those who can be active on both sides of a growing chasm between favoured sectors such as logistics and residential, and less favoured property types including retail and office assets, according to the 2021 edition of the Investment Strategy Annual (ISA), an annual client report published by LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle).

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Global institutions continue to increase allocations to real estate despite Covid-19, says Hodes Weill & Associates and Cornell University

Global institutions continue to increase allocations to real estate despite Covid-19, says Hodes Weill & Associates and Cornell University

Uncertainties related to Covid-19 have not dampened global institutions’ confidence in commercial real estate. In fact, investor sentiment increased for the third straight year, reaching a seven-year high in 2020, according to Hodes Weill & Associates and Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s eighth annual Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor. 

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M&G Real Estate's Global Outlook Report forecasts continued uncertainty as the 'new normal' for commercial real estate

M&G Real Estate's Global Outlook Report forecasts continued uncertainty as the 'new normal' for commercial real estate

The impact of Covid-19 is significantly reshaping the way in which investors are thinking about the long-term future of the global real estate sector, according to the latest Global Outlook Report by a leading global financial solutions provider for real estate investors, M&G Real Estate.

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Real estate assets to fall by up to 10 per cent or more in value, but will bounce back by 2021, says Duff & Phelps

Real estate assets to fall by up to 10 per cent or more in value, but will bounce back by 2021, says Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps, a provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, has published a survey revealing that nearly four in 10 investors (39 per cent) expect commercial real estate assets to fall between 5-10 per cent in value in 2020, whilst nearly a third (31 per cent) predict a fall of 10 per cent or more as a result of the pandemic.

CORONAVIRUS

How did the investment fund industry stand up during the Covid-19 crisis?

How did the investment fund industry stand up during the Covid-19 crisis?

By Kieran Fox, Irish Funds – We are all well aware of the human and public health cost which Covid-19 has had since March of this year when its impact reverberated around the globe. Although general consensus is that we still have some way to go until there is a vaccine or other resolution to the pandemic, central banks and regulators are now beginning to look into the effect the crisis had on capital markets during the early days of its impact and seeking to learn lessons from this.