In this issue of the Newsletter we interview Philip Charls about his working career as he steps down after 10 years as EPRA CEO. We also welcome Dominique Moerenhout as EPRA's new head. In an interview with Workspace we take a closer look at the listed office sector, check on the state of UK REITs and finally zoom into the Asia-Pacific region to assess the probability of China REITs. Read now and sign up for updates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growth, jobs & sustainability
An updated report commissioned by EPRA and INREV evaluates the role and importance of commercial real estate in the European economy. By employing 3.7 million peoplea and contributing EUR 329 billion to the EU economy, the real estate sector European growth and investment.
Improved reporting transparency
For 2015/2016, 65% of the companies in the financial BPR survey, representing 79% by market cap, gained an Award, among which 46 companies have reached the Gold Award level, the highest level of transparency. Among these 43 are EPRA Index constituents, representing almost two-thirds of the Index by market cap. 26 companies reviewed in last year’s survey moved up and gained a higher Award.
Discover EPRA Research Compendium: a quick overview of the last three years of EPRA's academic research on listed real estate, investment, blended portfolios and REITs.