The magazine of the european non-listed real estate industry
An Attractive Market For Foreign Investors
The rapid recovery of the economy and the gradual return of everyday life closer to normal times are reflected in the Finnish property markets. Transaction market remains active, residential rental demand is picking up and gradual recovery is also expected in the commercial property rental markets.
Sector focus: Office
In the eye of the Coronavirus storm, it can be hard to believe that the world will ever return to normality. For the office sector across Europe, and especially in the UK, the pandemic has led to more flexible working practices, with home-working often the default even at times when lockdown restrictions have eased. This has raised questions about the very future of the office, even beyond the current crisis. Read more
Keeping faith in real estate
After years of strong performance, investors around Europe are bound to ask if real estate can continue to justify its level of allocation in their portfolios. Read more
Brexit: Where to next?
With just two and a half weeks to go until Brexit day at the time of writing, it's astonishing that all four options still remain open to the UK: Read more
Investors warm to Spain
IQ Magazine interviewed Cristina García-Peri, Head of Business Development & Strategy at real estate investment manager Azora, who have recently joined INREV, about the buoyant Spanish market. Read more
Coming of age
Italy is one of the largest and wealthiest countries in Europe. It is the third largest economy in the euro zone and the world’s sixth largest manufacturing nation, as well as having the third largest population in the euro zone: 61 million residents. According to Property Fund Research, the total stock of investable real estate in Italy amounts to some €700 billion (1). Read more
Despite the problems in its banking sector, Italy continues to see strong growth in the assets of institutional investors. Pension funds and life insurance companies are benefiting from strong positive inflows, thanks largely to the pension law reforms that have been introduced over the last two decades. Read more