Plenty of Europe’s real estate debt providers have lent against buildings occupied by the co-working operator. Sister publication Real Estate Capital examines whether the company’s $9.5bn rescue by SoftBank will alleviate concerns caused by its recent troubles.
Sophie van Oosterom, chief executive officer and chief investment officer EMEA, CBRE Global Investors, argues against the need for the important persons clauses in the terms of a fund offered by large real estate investment managers.
Defined contribution pension assets have finally overtaken defined benefit plan assets in size – and are growing more quickly, too. So why are they still not a staple part of many private real estate manager capital bases?
At the recent CREFC conference, Patrick Nelson discussed the office space company's business model following its refinancing, its use of SPVs in leasing deals, and its relationships with landlords and lenders.