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Clearing the waters: Introducing a flood risk modelling tool for real estate

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Events, bringing the community together

INREV’s inaugural event in Wiesbaden in 2003 marked the official launch of the association. Ever since, events have played a crucial role in bringing the community together. Hedda Hollander, Director of Events and Education, shared her observations with IQ. Read more

Public affairs

Taxing questions

Right from the start, INREV recognised that taxation was a key issue for non-listed real estate vehicles. Since those early days, the organisation has looked to keep its members informed of the evolution of tax regimes across Europe and globally, given that these can have big implications for how vehicles are structured and for investors’ due diligence. Read more

Community

Alphabet Soup

As every newcomer to the world of laws and regulations learns, the very first challenge is to learn a new language: the 'alphabet soup' of regulation. Policy makes love nothing more than to adopt new rules with usually long names that are then shortened into an acronym that Brussels or London insiders use as a way to distinguish who’s 'in' and who’s 'out' of the concentric circles of stakeholders. Read more

Young Professionals

The changing skillset of real estate

A successful career in real estate is built on human connections. And despite fresh memories of lockdown and the rise of AI, this is unlikely to change any time soon. Real estate is still a relationship industry. But since the institutionalisation of the asset class in the 1990s, the real estate skillset has developed and become more specialised.  Read more

Data

European Debt Funds on an upward path

Ever since the Global Financial Crisis, ‘alternative’ lenders’ share of European real estate debt has risen relative to that of banks. This trend, which mirrored developments in the US a decade earlier, shows no signs of slowing down. Indeed, the latest INREV Debt Vehicles Universe report not only reveals that these funds have reached their greatest extent yet – 98 vehicles with a target equity totalling €60.3billion – but also that this figure has doubled over the last seven years. Read more