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European non listed real estate debt in the spotlight

As appetite for non-listed real estate debt increases, IQ looks at INREV’s plans for the first European private debt vehicles performance index. Read more

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Real Estate in the time of COVID-19

2020 has been a year like no other. In the midst of recurring lock-downs across Europe, the Real Estate market continues to react to repeated changes in its access and use. For the first time, stakeholders in commercial (and to a certain extent residential) buildings have been unable to visit the physical space that they occupy, manage and own. Read more

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At a glance:

Market insights show negative returns, but market adjusting to the new normal  2020 has presented the European real estate investment market with a wave of unprecedented challenges as a result of the global pandemic. And, as we continue through the year, it remains yet to be seen how the market conditions will continue to evolve following potential further COVID-19 related impacts.   Read more

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Beds investment bedding down 

It may be too early to predict the new normal for real estate allocations post COVID-19, but the beds sector is on the up. Allocations to residential and its close relations were already growing before the virus hit, and anecdotal evidence suggests that interest in the sector has accelerated further since then. Read more

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On the money

The money-weighted internal rate of return is the single most important metric for those investing in closed end real estate vehicles, particularly funds with a value added or opportunity strategy.  The advent of the new ANREV/ INREV/ NCREIF Global IRR Index, published in a consultation release this April, is therefore exciting news.   Read more

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New data sources for real estate

The exponential growth of recorded data is one of the most striking features of technological change over recent years.  Not only did the volume of global data nearly double between 2015 and 2018 to 33 zettabytes (one zettabyte corresponds to 1,000 bn terabytes), but it is also projected to increase to 175 zettabytes by 2025, according a study by the International Data Corporation (IDC). Read more

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INREV Global Investor Index

You may not be aware of it, but 2019 already marks the fourth anniversary of INREV’s Global Real Estate Investor Performance Index or the INREV Global Investor Index as it is also known as. Relevant to most investors, this all-inclusive index should be on your radar by now. But as this may not be the case, it’s time to change things.   Read more

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Embarking on a new index odyssey

The new INREV ODCE Consultation Index was launched at the Annual Conference in April. The index’s name, which is usually pronounced ‘odyssey,’ is shorthand for open end, diversified, core and equity. Read more

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A day to remember

On April 2, 2019, the INREV Asset Level Index was revealed to the European real estate investment industry.  Read more

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A recipe for rich data

Big data already dominates virtually every aspect of human existence. It's a situation that will only intensify, but the volume of data alone is not the end game. Quality and depth are critical factors in defining the relative usefulness of any data set.  Read more