The IPD Netherlands Quarterly Property Index for the third quarter points to a growing improvement of the Dutch housing market, as Q3 total directly held property investments returned 1.4%. The index tracks performance of 2,637 property investments, with a total capital value of over €22bn as of September 2014. Total returns over the last three […]
Better returns were generated last year from UK commercially held residential property compared to European or North American markets, property index provider IPD has said. The conclusion is based on measuring 10 private rental markets globally worth over £100bn against the IPD Multinational Property index. According to this method, residential returns in the UK were […]
Data from the IPD Global Quarterly Property Fund Index suggests that property as an asset class beat bonds in the 12 months through the second quarter of 2014. Property fund returns globally in the quarter ended in June reached 2.9%, taking 12 month return to 11.4%. Property lagged equities and real estate equities through the […]
IPD, an MSCI brand, has announced that Alexandre Lamot has joined IPD as executive director and head of Client Coverage for Continental Europe. He will be based in London and will take up his position on September 1st 2014. Lamot’s tenure in the real estate industry spans 20 years and covers a wide range of […]
The IPD Nordic Quarterly Property Fund Index shows that property funds in the region returned 0.7% in the second quarter of 2014, a rise on the 0.5% return in the previous quarter. Annualised return to the end of the second quarter was 1.5%, IPD reported. However, property funds underperformed property equities, which returned 5.4% through […]
Pockets of the real estate sector are reviving but there is still a long way to go to regain pre-crisis highs, according to asset experts at the latest annual IPD conference.
The IPD Nordic Quarterly Property Fund Index suggests returns from the assert class hit 1.9% through the period, up from 1.7% in the previous quarter.
Investment Property Databank (IPD) in Germany and the local trade body BVI have published the first ever full German quarterly property Spezialfonds Index.
Despite uncertainty regarding regulation and liquidation of various German open-ended property funds, their performance has remained stable through October.
Asset managers are building up their real estate teams and offerings as investors appear ready to contemplate a return to the asset class.
Index provider MSCI is to buy IPD Group for about $125m to boost its ability to offer property asset class based solutions to clients.
The move by liquidating open-ended property funds in Germany to return cash to investors has roughly doubled the sector’s average distribution yield in around five months.