Traditionally looked down on as a cheap post-war housing solution, pre-fabs could account for up to a quarter of all new UK homes, according to a new policy paper.
CBRE Global Investors has launched a white paper in its Perspectives series exploring the role of real asset impact investing in an era of Covid-19 recovery.
British Business Bank appoints interim CEO of British Business Investments and British Patient Capital
The British Business Bank has appointed Judith Hartley as CEO on an interim basis of the Bank’s two commercial subsidiaries, British Business Investments and British Patient Capital from 1 September.
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.
Adapting to change is challenging at the best of times, but when the pace of change accelerates, it can disorient even the savviest investors. Long accustomed to gauging opportunities in the context of cycles, real estate investors now face a series of bewildering structural changes that will fundamentally transform how they operate in the future.
Treasury operations due diligence is expanding well beyond the historical focus on cash controls, and now includes a more evolved and optimised manager’s treasury function. This is not only essential to minimising counterparty risk, but also key to reducing costs and adding incremental yield.
Nicola Rigby of GVA comments on what the Industrial White Paper means for the UK real estate sector…
Transparency in alternative assets requires ‘collaborative partnership’ between investors and asset managers, says Northern Trust
Northern Trust has released a white paper outlining key steps investment managers and investors can take to potentially achieve greater transparency in alternative investments such as hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure, real estate and natural resources.
Much like a brooding teenager, cash has become a high maintenance asset class as a result of events over the last few years. Whether it is finding liquidity to put to work for new investment strategies (or, for that matter, support existing ones in terms of collateral management) or looking for ways to invest cash to improve investment yield, traditional approaches to liquidity management have become increasingly problematic.
A major demographic shift in the US has contributed to a steady decline in home ownership since the global financial crisis (GFC), with Generation Y dubbed generation rent as millennials delay purchasing a home in the suburbs in favour of renting in the urban core.