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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. Read more


INREV Website Redesign

INREV instigated the website redesign in response to members’ feedback, particularly the membership survey undertaken in 2020 and member user testing completed in 2021. A huge thanks to all the twenty members who participated in the card sorting activities and the one-to-one interviews helping us to work out what was intuitive and how and where we could improve the user experience.   Read more

Member profile

Member Profile: Abigail Dean

With sustainability and climate resilience climbing ever higher on the real estate investor’s agenda, IQ magazine was delighted to have the chance to speak to the chair of INREV’s ESG Committee, Abigail Dean. Read more


Smart contracts for real estate investment

For all the technological advances seen in many parts of the real estate business, transactions – both for assets and for funds – are still a costly and time-consuming process. One solution to this problem could be creating automated transaction systems, where human involvement is replaced by digital ledger-based technology (DLT). Smart contracts are at the heart of these systems. Read more

Public affairs

Letter from Brussels

Over most of the past two years, the Public Affairs and Tax Committees and the Brussels-based Public Affairs team have been kept busy with a stream, or sometimes more accurately a torrent, of regulatory and tax consultations. These consultations are a required step in the process of developing new regulations and tax measures and are designed to get public input into policy proposals before they’re adopted in final form.  Read more


Committee Focus

Throughout the pandemic, INREV’s Public Affairs Committee continued to work to promote the interests of the non-listed real estate industry with regulators in London and Brussels and to share their insights with members.  Read more

Public affairs

ESG and Climate Regulations

ESG is at the top of major issues transforming the real estate investment industry in Europe. Read more


INREV Young Professionals Seminar 2021

The three-hour seminar around the theme, ‘Open for Business: preparing for a post-COVID world’, took place on 1 July 2021, with many interesting areas covered and moderated by Catriona Allen from LaSalle Global Partner Solutions. Read more


ESG – From Boardroom to Action 

Guy Grainger, Global head of Sustainability Services, JLL shared his thoughts recently at the INREV Annual Conference, on ESG and what’s currently happening in the market, how to turn strategy into execution, and presented a scenario of our industry five years into the future. Read more


Digitisation and tokenisation technologies could ease vehicle access

For all the advances in the marketplace over recent years, investment into private commercial real estate – both vehicles and individual assets – is still a cumbersome process.  Real estate transactions involve a number of different stages and multiple intermediaries, such as lawyers and agents, who help reduce risk for all participants but add time and cost.   Read more