With the EU institutions and Member States developing a large number of legislative proposals affecting our members, EPRA’s public affairs function is significant. Giving the sector a voice in the legislative process, EPRA represents the interests of the listed property companies, REITs and investors.
Most importantly, EPRA advocates the broad development of REIT regimes and other measures to encourage the growth of listed property in Europe.
EPRA has mandated PwC to estimate for the first time the total jobs footprint of the listed real estate sector for the EU28. Download the infographic!
At the end of December, the Italian government approved the 2017 Budget Law including REITs as eligible for ‘PIR’, a move that could further develop the listed real estate sector.
Reform of Solvency II regulation could lead to massive inflows into real estate sector.
EPRA welcomes the European Commission's proposal and believes PEPP providers should be equally encouraged to invest in real estate as they are in infrastructure projects and corporates.