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Alicia Villegas

Alicia Villegas is a reporter with Real Estate Capital, based in PEI Media’s London office. Her primary role is to provide news and analysis of the European real estate finance markets. Prior to joining PEI Media in 2017, she was Iberia Correspondent at InvestmentEurope, covering the asset management industry, with a focus on fund sectors. Previous roles have included reporting on the international seafood industry for Undercurrent News.
Interest rate increases have raised credit spreads but reduced dealflow in the US. Real estate lenders say it is time for buyers and sellers to have a meeting of minds to reactivate the market.
Data center owners and operators face increased pressure to run environmentally friendly facilities.
The blending of traditional hotel services with retail, co-working, co-living and even student housing aligns with the shifting demands of travelers, and provides resilience to investors.
Real estate managers face important challenges to cut emissions under the country’s latest target, but the ambitious goal is not impossible to achieve.
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Mentoring programs can lower barriers for under-represented groups to enter the industry as well as facilitate their path to leadership.
As we come out of the pandemic, offices are being refitted to attract people. This provides an opportunity to create workplaces for everyone.
As people flock to cities offering a lower cost but higher quality of living, real estate investors are warming to these growth markets
With the challenged sector remaining in flux, landlords are starting to accommodate short-term leases to fill vacant spaces.
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The ongoing supply chain crisis is slowing new supply of warehouses, while occupiers secure more industrial space to accommodate ‘safety stock’ and bring nearshoring higher up the agenda.
Climate hazards are on the minds of real estate players, and are starting to impact their decision-making.

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