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Local partnerships key to unlocking West African real estate market
28 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Developing local partnerships at all levels of investment is needed to mitigate risk, attendees heard at the Second West Africa Real Estate Investor Forum in London
Pension funds driving investment in West African real estate
28 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Investment into West African real estate is primarily being driven by pension funds, according to Thomas Reilly, head of African real estate at Investec
Eco Medical commits $300 million to West African hospital
25 July 2015 | Accra | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Located in Accra, Ghana, the 380-ward hospital will be developed with $100 million in equity and a further $200 million in debt capital
African real estate attractive but fragmented, report says
27 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
NEPI and Rockcastle to merge
14 December 2016 | Johannesburg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Old Mutual lines up $500 million investment
15 August 2016 | Nigeria | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Cape Town to host African Real Estate Summit
04 July 2016 | Cape Town | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Actis raises $500 million for new fund
20 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Housing Finance becomes REIT
04 July 2014 | Nairobi | Reporter: Tammy Facey
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Acucap qualifies as REIT
27 March 2014 | Johannesburg | Reporter: Stephen Durham
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Leo Civelli, CEO of Duff & Phelps Real Estate Advisory Group, discusses the effects of Brexit in the UK, further challenges facing the European markets, and the opportunities that lie in the non-performing loan space
In the US, Regulation A has opened up doors for real estate companies and investors of all types, says Robert Kaplan of HC Government Realty Trust
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International institutional investors want in on the private rented sector in the UK, says independent property expert Sam Collins
Alternatives continue to see rising demand from institutional investors in the Canadian marketplace. Tim Rourke, vice president of pensions and asset owners at CIBC Mellon, discusses how the country is well placed to meet it
Fund managers expect the private real estate industry to grow over the next three years, but Preqin’s Oliver Senchal warns against market consolidation
New regulations from the ECB have given real estate investors a lot to think about in the non-performing loans market, but appetite remains strong. Theo Andrew reports
Paul Conroy, real assets director at Aztec discusses the relationships behind co-investing and explains why it’s important to make sure it’s not just a marriage of convenience
With the number of cloud-based investment platforms seemingly increasing by the day, brokers are feeling the squeeze of a more efficient and transparent process, but there is room for both
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Kelly O’Hara and Conor Houlihan of Dillon Eustace discuss the Irish market post-Brexit, and give an update on non-performing loans available in the region
Between Brexit and post-crisis recovery, Frankfurt’s office sector is booming, with particular interest coming from the world’s financial institutions, according to Andreas Krone and Lenny Lemler of NAI apollo
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Africa has long been coveted as the land of real estate opportunity, but more needs to be done at a local level to break the market, heard attendees at the Second West African Real Estate Forum in London
Callum Young of Savills tells Mark Dugdale why South Korea’s real estate market is attracting both domestic and international attention
UBS Asset Management Global Real Estate has launched a new business initiative in Brazil, in partnership with Brazilian consultancy Real Estate Capital. Senior adviser Miose Politi explains
A member of the EU since 2007, Romania boasts a property market that has been on the up ever since. Liviu Tudor of the Romanian Association of Building Owners explains
Alternative allocations are becoming mainstream for institutional investors, and Canadian companies are leading the pack, says Claire Johnson of CIBC Mellon
Amid cross-border restrictions and tightened belts, Luxembourg’s kingdom of real estate investment won’t be crumbling any time soon
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