ESG & Responsible Investing

ESG & responsible investing

Real estate investment is being reshaped by environmental and social concerns, finds new whitepaper

Real estate investment is being reshaped by environmental and social concerns, finds new whitepaper

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.

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COIMA holds first close on EUR1bn ESG City Impact Fund

COIMA holds first close on EUR1bn ESG City Impact Fund

Italian real estate investment, development and management company COIMA's ESG City Impact Fund, the first urban regeneration ESG fund to be launched in Italy, has secured equity commitments of about EUR400 million from cornerstone investors, including Italian institutional investors Cassa Forense (pension fund of lawyers), Inarcassa (pension fund of architects) and Cassa Commercialisti (pension fund of chartered accountants). 

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Allianz finances development of Europe's largest cross-laminated timber and low-carbon office campus

Allianz finances development of Europe's largest cross-laminated timber and low-carbon office campus

Allianz Real Estate, acting on behalf of several Allianz group companies, has provided EUR200 million in financing to a consortium of investors for the development of Arboretum, the first office campus in the Paris region to be constructed primarily from wood and also the largest solid-wood office development in Europe.