July/August 2019 Issue

    Could attitudes to retail be about to change?

    A pall of gloom hangs over retail but some see value in the asset class. Are its fortunes about to turn?

    If these walls could talk: Australia’s Chifley Tower

    A half-share in Sydney’s tallest building is about to change hands in a positive twist to a story that includes protests, fraud and bankruptcy.

    PERE ESG Investor Survey 2019: Eight takeaways

    Environmental, social and governance concerns play a crucial role in many investment decisions, especially in Europe, suggests our latest poll of institutional real estate investors

    The hotelization of real estate

    Service is not just for travel and leisure. It is quickly becoming the norm across all property types.

    Australia roundtable: Still the lucky country for property investors

    An election win for the business-friendly Coalition and the prospect of fiscal and monetary stimulus has put a fresh smile on the faces of real estate investors, our Australia roundtable says.

    Nuveen’s balancing act

    Global manager Nuveen Real Estate is expanding its third-party capital management. Arshiya Khullar sat down with Mike Sales, head of Nuveen Real Assets and Real Estate, to understand how the firm juggles its internal client with its external responsibilities .

    PAG and Gaw are ready to join Asia’s $2bn club

    The record fundraisings come as investors eye increased allocations to Asian real estate.

    Goldman Sachs puts property funds back on the menu amid restructure

    The investment bank is plotting a return to the world of private equity real estate fundraising as it merges businesses under its merchant banking arm.

    ESG Investor Survey: A question of value

    ESG is now so much more than a ‘nice to have,’ but establishing a direct link to improved investment returns remains a challenge, says INREV’s CEO Lonneke Löwik.

    Four trends that could define the global retail property market in 2019

    The year will be tough for retail, but repurposing to mixed use can help.

    What is the right price to buy retail property?

    In uncertain times for the sector, this is the question preying on investors’ minds. Real Estate Investments’ principal and the former global head of real estate at ADIA, Bill Schwab, offers an answer.