GLOBAL - Expectations for average total property returns are falling sharply around the globe as economic uncertainty, reduced access to financing and increased supply take their toll, research has warned.
This month the panellists discuss the pace of recovery in UK real estate, and the reasons behind a possible stalling in the market
Returns from commercial property mandates will remain moderate after last year's resurgence and a significant dip in values is unlikely, research from PRUPIM says.
NETHERLANDS - Dutch pension funds and other institutional investors lead the field in non-listed real estate fund investing in Europe, research shows.
Hermes Real Estate Investment Management has appointed Chris Taylor as chief executive.
The British Airways Pension Fund has made a fresh allocation to City of London real estate as it believes the sector is well positioned in the current cycle.
UK/CANADA - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has set up a joint venture with Hammerson to acquire a £183m ($291m) City of London office block.
European pension funds are shunning cash in favour of riskier alternative investments, a survey shows.
ING Real Estate Investment Management has raised more than £50m for its Lionbrook Property Fund.
Mark Callender of Schroders looks back at the IPD Annual Index to better understand the current state of the UK property market
Sebastian Cheek reports on how indices are built to contend with varying market conditions
Simon Hedger discusses why global property securities currently offer substantial opportunities for pension funds