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How prepared is the real estate sector to cope with extreme weather events, asks Roxana Isaiu, director, ESG and real estate at GRESB
GRESB, the global benchmark for real assets, has launched an ESG evaluation for real estate funds and companies that are beginning to incorporate sustainability practices into their operations. The GRESB Real Estate Pre-Assessment is a standalone test for firms with new mandates that are immediately seeking strong ESG performance and those with existing real estate […]
In a world that often seeks instant results, the pathway to sustainable investing requires a longer-term outlook with careful analysis and a keen, well-trained eye to future demographic, social, technological and environmental trends. As the context in which all buildings exist inevitably evolves with time, a thorough analysis of future trends must inform our understanding […]
The day-to-day nature of hotel management gives the asset class greater potential for measuring sustainability initiatives than its peers, writes Ronald Stephen Barrott, chief executive and chairman of Pro-invest Group
In the face of massive property damages caused by not one, but two recent hurricanes, real estate owners need to make disaster preparedness a bigger part of the sustainability conversation.
Following its record-breaking sale, 20 Fenchurch Street has become a symbol of the UK’s post-Brexit appeal to Asian capital. However, it has equal claim to being a symbol of sustainable, counter-cyclical real estate development. Co-developer and seller LandSec took Jamie Henderson on an exclusive tour.
Portfolio deals by Asian outbound investors has doubled in the first half of the year as they look to scale up their property holdings quickly, according to CBRE. 
The UK-focused firm is targeting supported-living housing for vulnerable adults for its inaugural real estate vehicle. 
Investment group SK Holdings has agreed to acquire a 10% stake in logistics specialist fund manager e-Shang Redwood, joining APG and Warburg Pincus among others as shareholders.  
The Houston-based real estate powerhouse is understood to be targeting a 7 percent return from the investment made on behalf of Seoul-based Vestas Investment Management. 

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