This disclosure example was developed to provide consistency of content and approach when investment managers report to investors on the impact of COVID-19 on rental collection.
This paper addresses how technology can improve underwriting and investment decisions throughout the full cycle of a real estate investment. It’s the second in a series of papers from the Technology Committee that aim to help INREV members understand how technology can be leveraged to address recurrent challenges in the real estate industry.
The Funds of Funds Study 2020 provides an overview of the fund of funds industry globally, including insights by target region, by style and structure and other associated characteristics, as well as detailed analysis of the performance of funds of funds. The study is international in scope, and is conducted in conjunction with ANREV in Asia Pacific.
During the first two quarters of 2020, INREV canvassed views from the membership to assess the dynamics and business-oriented implications for the industry. A questionnaire on the impact of COVID-19 on valuations was issued in Q1 followed by a sentiment survey issued in May 2020. Results of the questionnaire and the sentiment survey have been used to create a snapshot for members.
The real estate investment industry will inevitably be impacted by the effects of COVID-19 but some sectors will be hit harder than others. Retail and hotel have been among the first victims of this crisis, with declining rents and lower occupancy rates. The office sector has been relatively unscathed compared to others but what’s going to happen in the long term? Last but not least logistics, online demand is fuelling the growth of e-commerce and logistics, which opportunities will this sector bring to real estate investors?
Which sectors will survive or reinvent themselves and which ones require structural changes in the new world we find ourselves in? Or, is COVID-19 simply a catalyst, accelerating the sector trends that we were already there or expected to be there soon.
On Thursday 2 July at 11:00 CET, we were joined in the INREV Live Online studio by four sector experts who gave their views on the European real estate outlook and sectors.
The first Global IRR Index provides data on the performance of value added and opportunity strategy closed end non-listed real estate funds in Asia Pacific, Europe and the US.