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Election of EU ‘Green Deal’ Architect Timmermans as Dutch Leader could Thrust the Netherlands into the Forefront of European Climate Investments

September 5, 2023

Frans Timmermans’ lightning strike to take command of a new coalition of centre-left/green parties in the Netherlands has sparked strong... View Article

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Cutting the carbon crap in real estate valuations; pricing the decarbonisation transition

December 21, 2021

Article source: December 2021 issue of European Valuer  the publication of the European Group of Valuer’s Associations (TEGOVA) By Xavier... View Article

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Turbo-charged by the crisis

November 22, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitalisation of real estate processes, with established companies in the industry increasingly recognising the... View Article

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European living style

November 22, 2021

A potent mix of favourable fundamentals is attracting a record number of investors to residential assets. With demand for build-to-rent... View Article

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The Pension Polder Model for Climate Change: Great Dutch Asset Rotation to Converge with ‘Deep Cleaning’ and ‘Deep Greening’ of Portfolios

October 26, 2021

‘Code Red for Humanity.’ The ominous warning contained in the latest UN IPCC climate report that global warming is showing... View Article

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Take a Sledgehammer to Obsolete Red Tape and Investment Models Blocking Climate Crisis Innovation and Sustainable New Buildings in Our Cities

July 13, 2021

Yet another alarm bell went off in my head during the webinar I moderated recently on behalf of urban investment... View Article

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City Leaders Urged to Radically Re-Engineer Property Markets and Planning Rules for Climate Innovation as ‘Uninhabitable Earth’ Spectre Looms

July 7, 2021

I was honoured, terrified and inspired in equal measure to moderate the Urban Land Institute Netherlands’ recent Future Cities Summit –... View Article

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Roundup Investment News: Global Exports and Demographics Accelerate Emerging Markets Recovery

July 2, 2021

Emerging markets are expected to curtail the effects of a ravaging coronavirus pandemic by demonstrating strongly accelerating economic growth in... View Article

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‘Point of Sale’ Replaces ‘Place of Sale’ as Smart Phone-Wielding Shoppers Sow Creative Destruction in Great Retail Reset – Redevco Webinar

July 1, 2021

The spending patterns of fickle consumers armed with smart phones have become more unpredictable during the Covid pandemic, exposing the... View Article

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The Great Dutch Pensions Bond Billions Rotation Gets Underway

June 25, 2021

The ‘Great Rotation’ in asset allocation from predominantly ultra-low, or negative-yielding, government bonds towards corporate credits in the European’s Union’s... View Article

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The Battle of the Black and Green Swans

June 17, 2021

Real estate impact investing arrives, 100 of the world’s first energy-positive residential towers to rise across Europe The world is... View Article

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Supermarkets on the shopping list

April 29, 2021

Union Investment’s Places and Spaces Magazine 01/2021 Sale-and-leaseback deals for supermarkets have soared in Europe following the outbreak of the... View Article

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Impact and innovation: Catella Residential’s shield for the Black Swan’s shadow

April 6, 2021

By Steve Hays, Bellier The fundamental risk and return assumptions upon which most of the real estate investment industry’s business... View Article

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EU and U.S. Pension Planets Aligning for Breakthrough on ‘Green Deal’ Investing Benchmarks

March 11, 2021

The March 10th deadline for all European institutional investors and asset managers to have completed a ‘green audit’ and disclosure... View Article

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PGIM Lays Out Investment Risks and Opportunities in Climate Change with “Weather Fear Gauge Near All-time Highs”

March 10, 2021

The next 15 years of climate change ‘certainty’ are already locked in, but this translates into massive ‘uncertainty’ for long-term... View Article

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EU Asserts Sovereignty in China Investment Deal, Signals Green Light to its Investors

March 8, 2021

The EU-China investment deal signed in the closing hours of 2020, will, if confirmed by the European Parliament and national... View Article

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Europe’s Largest Blockchain ETF Doubles Assets in a Month to Over €1.0 bln, Research Points to ‘Deep Tech’ at Institutional Investment Tipping Point

March 4, 2021

The first and largest Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Europe investing in blockchain technologies and applications, the Invesco Elwood Global... View Article

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February 12, 2021

Record high equities markets, ultra-low bond yields, a deadly pandemic and the inauguration of a new U.S. president set to... View Article

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Light the darkness

January 27, 2021

27 January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. Today, we acknowledge #HolocaustMemorialDay and the six... View Article

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Resurgent China Sets Sights on Global Financial Markets Powerhouse Status post-Covid

December 22, 2020

China’s successful early handling of the coronavirus pandemic through strict lockdowns has meant it was the only major economy to... View Article

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